Presentation on theme: "Obelisk of Shalmaneser III ca. 825 BC. The tribute of Jehu, son of Omri: I received from him silver, gold, a golden bowl, a golden vase with pointed."— Presentation transcript:
Obelisk of Shalmaneser III ca. 825 BC
The tribute of Jehu, son of Omri: I received from him silver, gold, a golden bowl, a golden vase with pointed bottom, golden tumblers, golden buckets, tin, a staff for a king [and] spears.
Noah: The End of an Age Roadmap of the Bible Creation New Creation Adam Noah Abraham Moses David Jesus You are here: Genesis 6:1-22
Crash and Burn: Genesis 4-6 Seed of the Serpent Seed of the Woman Cain<---MURDER Seth <--- call on YHWH Enoch Enosh Irad Kenan Mehujael Mahalalel Methushael Jared Lamech <---MURDER Enoch <---walked w/ God (3 sons)POLYGAMY Methuselah Lamech <---“Rest?” Noah (3 sons)
Crash and Burn: Genesis 4-6 Creation Adam Sin in Eden Worldwide Depravity Worldwide Judgment
Critical Mass: Point of No Return Sons of God and the Nephilim? Angels Ancient Kings Godly children of Seth God regrets making man. Compare the Canaanites.
Composition of the Flood Account The story has a chiastic structure: X
Composition of the Flood Account A Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, (28a) B and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you (28b,29a) X and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, (29b) B′ and you will find rest for your souls. For My yoke is easy (29c,30a) A′ and My burden is light. (30b) (Matthew 11:28-30)
Composition of the Flood Account
“And God heard their groaning, and God remembered his covenant with Abraham, with Isaac, and with Jacob. God saw the people of Israel—and God knew.” -Exodus 2:24-25
Christ and Noah Pattern: Few saved ----> thru water ----> new creation Safe in ark ---> thru flood water ---> new creation Saved from Pharaoh ---> thru Red Sea ---> “new creation” Safe in Christ ---> thru baptism ---> The New Creation