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Saturday, September 28, 2013

The Proud Brought Low ... 9/29/2013

Babel . Shinar . Nimrod . Babylonia . Genesis/Bereshith . II Chronicles 24 . Job 38 . Job 40 . Sunday School Lesson

The Sunday School Lesson is shared from Genesis 11:1-9 (Background Scripture: Genesis 11:1-9; Devotional Reading: II Chronicles 34:22-28)

Shinar ... probably 'Sumir,' a province of Babylonia (Genesis 10:10)

Babel (gate of El, or confusion) ... Nimrod, king of, Genesis 10:10 ... confusion of tongues of the building of, Genesis 11

Babylonia ... an ancient kingdom, situated between the Tigris & Euphrates rivers, near the Persian Gulf

Nimrod (upstart (?), mighty hunter, Genesis 10:9

Job 38-42:6 are also poetic. Job was a non-Israelite, a dweller in the land of Uz (probably near Edom, on the east or northeast), a man of wealth & exemplary piety. Book is an inspired poem, based on actual occurrences.

Genesis 11:9 ... One language in the world. The building of Babel, & confusion of tongues

Genesis 11:1,2 ... Other Nations; The Origin of Nations; The Unity of the Race Destroyed

Verse 3 ... Industrial Employments & Products; Human Abode; Brick, Burned & Laid in Bitumen. (Bitumen: Genesis 11:3; Exodus 2:3; Isaiah 34:9)

(Genesis 9:7; II Kings 25; Revelation 14:8; 16:19; 17:5,18; 6-8; 6:1-5; 9:11; Psalm/Tehillim 127:1; Genesis 10:5; 10:5,20,31-32; Daniel 5:30-31; James 4:6 ... Reference Scripture in Sunday School Book)


Verses 4-7

Verses 4,5,6,7 ... Other Nations; The Origin Of Nations; The Unity of the Race Destroyed

Verse 7 ... God; The Trinity; Foreshadow

(Job 1:6; Genesis 11; 9:1; 3; 6:1-8)


Verses 8,9 ... Other Nations; The Origin Of Nations; The Unity of the Race Destroyed

(Genesis 9:1; Revelation 17:1-5; 18:21-24; Acts 17:24-31)






Monday - September 23, 2013 - Dark Counsel Lacking Knowledge - Job 38:1-7

God challenges Job to answer. God, by enumerating his mighty works convince Job of ignorance


Tuesday - September 24, 2013 - Limited Knowledge & Influence - Job 38:12-18

God, by enumerating his mighty works convinces Job of ignorance


Wednesday - September 25, 2013 - The Expanse beyond Human Control - Job 38:28-38

God, by enumerating his mighty works, convinces Job of ignorance, and of imbecility


Thursday - September 26, 2013 - Overshadowed by God's Greatness - Job 40:6-14

God stirreth him up to show his righteousness, power, & wisdom


Friday - September 27, 2013 - The Wrath of the Lord - II Chronicles 34:14-21

Josiah repairs the temple; & causing the law to be read, renews the covenant between God & the people. ... Hilkiah having found a book of the law. Josiah sendeth to Huldah to enquire of the Lord.


Saturday - September 28, 2013 - A Humble & Penitent Heart - II Chronicles 34:22-28

Josiah causing the law to be read, renews the covenant between God & the people. ... Huldah prophesieth the destruction of Jerusalem, but respite thereof in Josiah's time.


Sunday - September 29, 2013 - Human Achievement without God - Genesis 11:1-9


Scripture reference used/taken from: The International Teacher's Handy Bible Encyclopedia/Concordance KJV Precious Promise Bible & KJV Topical Edition Bible