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Genesis: Chapter 11

The chapter is divided into two parts. Verses 1-9 give us information about how society developed after the flood.

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Thought for October

It is not often that I open my Bible and set out to actually read through the Psalms but last week I was reading Psalm 8 and an image came back to me from earlier in the summer.

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Thought for September

Walking by the river and watching it flow alongside the pathway; (very slow at this time of the year).

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Genesis: Chapter 10

This chapter lists the offspring of the sons of Noah and shows how their descendants multiplied and spread out into the regions around about, becoming separate nations in the process.

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Genesis: Chapter 9

We talked about Noah’s faith in God and how this had brought him, his family and all the animals through the terror of the flood.

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Thought for August

On holiday recently in France, I was lucky to be able to stand and watch the Tour de France ride through a local town. The wait had been a long one and the day very hot. As I stood by the roadside with many other people, enjoying watching the smaller children gathering the many free gifts thrown out by the cavalcade of businesses that always precedes the Tour, I thought of the way that all the cycle riders were having to travel such a long distance across tar macadam roads in that heat.

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Genesis: Chapter 8

Chapter 8 opens with God remembering Noah’s family and all the creatures in the ark. The waters subsided.

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Genesis: Chapter 7

We recalled that in Genesis 6 v 22 Noah did everything that God had asked him to do in preparation for the flood. Now, in Genesis 7 v 1 Noah is invited, by God, to go into the safety of the ark with all his family because he has shown himself to be a righteous man.

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Topical thought for July

I sit on a bench by the side of the sea: in front of me on the pavement, pass so many people, some elderly moving slowly others much younger with a spring in their step, mothers with either small children or babies in pushchairs.

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Genesis: Chapter 6

This week we looked at Genesis chapter 6 and talked about the things that were happening on the earth prior to the flood.

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