Monthly Archives: May 2011

Gen 9:25-27 The Curse of Canaan & the Blessing of Shem

God’s prophets words come true. The descendants of Canaan the son of Ham settled in the promised land of Israel and eventually were invaded by the descendants of Shem (Hebrews ) when they left Egypt under the leadership of Moses. … Continue reading

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Gen. 9:20-24 The sin of Ham

The sin of Ham was showing disrespect for his father. Instead of covering his father’s nakedness and keeping quiet about what he had seen, he went to the other sons and mocked his father. One of the 10 commandments is … Continue reading

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Gen 9:8-16 – No more floods

God proclaims a covenant between him and all living creatures that he would never again destroy life on earth by a flood. He give the rainbow as a sign of this covenant. It is interesting that the gay and others … Continue reading

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Gen. 9:-1-7A repetition of the Garden of Eden with some changes

God commands Noah and his sons to multiply and fill the earth – similar to God’s command to Adam and Eve. But now instead of only eating the produce of the land, God allows for the eating of animals, birds … Continue reading

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Gen. 8:20-22 – The Blood Atonement Theme

Through out the Bible those who are true worshipers of God (Able, Noah) turn to a blood sacrifice as a means of approaching Holy pure God Almighty. When Noah shows thankfulness to God for surviving the Flood he builds and … Continue reading

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Gen 8:15-19 – God starts the restoration of earth

God commands Noah to come out of the Ark and release all the animals in order to replenish the earth. God’s ultimate goal is to restore the Garden of Eden in the New Heaven and New Earth (See the book … Continue reading

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Gen. 8:8-12

Noah sends out a dove to see if it was safe to leave the Ark. This is one reason the dove is seen as a symbol of peace. The greatest peace of all is to have peace with God. When … Continue reading

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Gen 7 – God’s Wrath Expressed – Judgment

All humans and living creatures were killed by flood. God will not be mocked – sin provokes His anger. Proverbs rightly states the beginning of wisdom is the fear (respect and submission) of the Lord. Today’s America woefully rejects Proverbs … Continue reading

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Gen. 7:13 – We all come from Noah’s Children

Considering that all of us are descendants of one of the 3 sons of Noah – Shem, Ham, or Japheth prejudice is foolish. It’s like hating yourself.

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Gen 7:2 take seven of the clean animals

The clean animals would be used not only for food but also for offering to God when the water resceded (see Gen. 8:20).

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