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Where did God send him? He sent him away from the worship of God, and away from all his friends, and he was afraid that every one he met would kill him.
What other son of Adam does the bible mention? Seth.
Which of Seth's sons does the bible tell us of? Enos. Which of Enos's sons? Cainan.
Which of Cainan's sons?
What does the bible tell us about Enoch? Enoch loved and served God, and God loved him and took him to heaven, to live in glory above; he did not die and lie in the grave.
Which of Enoch's sons does the bible tell us of?. Methuselah.
How long did Methuselah live? 969 years.
Does the bible tell us of any one who lived longer than Methuselah? It does not, Methuselah is called the oldest man.
Which of Methuselah's sons does the bible tell us of? Lamech.
Which of Lamech's sons?
Does the bible tell us of all the people who lived in the world? It does not; the earth was soon filled with people, and they grew so very wicked, that God was displeased, and could take no delight in the people he had made.
What did God say? He said, I will destroy man whom I have created from the face of the earth, both man and beast, and the creeping thing, and the fowls of the air.
What did God tell Noah to do? He told him to build an ark to save himself and his children from a flood which he was about to bring upon the earth to destroy it.
What was the ark? A large vessel with rooms in it, made to sail on the water.
Why did God save Noah?
was a righteous man
What did God command Noah to take with him into
Because he saw that he
the ark? His wife and children, and all kinds of animals, with food for them.
Did Noah do as God commanded him? He did; he built the ark and went into it; and God brought all the creatures, two of every sort, to Noah, and they went into the ark, and God shut them in, that the flood should not hurt them.
Did Noah take more than two of some kinds of animals? Of the clean animals God told him to take seven of a kind. How many persons were there in the ark? Eight. Who were they? Noah and his wife, and his three sons, Shem, Ham and Japhet, with their wives.
How old was Noah when he went into the Ark? 600 years.
Did God bring the flood of water? He did; he caused it to rain forty days and forty nights, and the water was upon the earth, and rose higher and higher, and covered the houses, the trees, and highest mountains. And all the people with every living thing died.
Did the ark sail upon the face of the water? The ark sailed upon the surface of the water, and the wicked were all drowned in the deep, so that there was no living creature in all the world, but Noah and those who were with him in the ark.
How long was Noah in the ark? One year and seventeen days.
When God began to dry up the water, so that the tops of the mountains were seen, what did Noah do? He opened the window and sent forth a raven, which flew away and did not return; then he sent out a dove; but she found so much water on the earth that she flew back again, and Noah took her into the ark.
Did Noah send her out again? After seven days he sent her out again and she flew back in the evening with an olive leaf in her mouth, to show Noah that the waters were gone.
What did Noah do when he came out of the ark? He offered a burnt offering and worshipped God.
Did his worship please God? It did; and the Lord said, I will not curse the ground for man's sake, nor kill every living thing, again.
What did God promise Noah? He promised that man should have seedtime and harvest, summer and winter, and day and night, as long as the earth remained.
What is seedtime? A time to plant such things as grow from the ground for our food.
What is harvest? A time to gather the fruits of the earth.
To what did God refer us as a sign, that he would not again drown the earth with a flood? He said when it should rain the bow would appear in the clouds that we may look upon it, and remember that God has promised never to drown the earth with a flood again.
How will the earth be destroyed at last? and all that is therein shall be burned with fire.
Did Noah's sons and their children soon become a numerous people? They did; and their families spread all over the earth. What cities did they build? Babylon and Nineveh. Did they begin to build a high tower? Yes, they began to build a tower, and said the top of it should reach to heaven.
Was God displeased with them? He was, and made them speak different languages, so that they could not understand one another and could not work together.
What was this tower called? Babel, which means confusion.
How many years did people live then? About 400
How long did they live before the flood? Almost 1000 years.
Whose history do we find next in the bible? Abraham's.
How many generations were there from Noah to Abraham? Nine.
What was called a generation? The time that one man lives, until his son comes to take his place.
What does the bible tell us about Abraham? God called him to go away from his father's house to another
country, where he promised to give the land to his children, and make a great people of them, and bless them.
What is it to bless? To make happy.
What was the name of the country to which God called Abraham? Canaan.
Who came to Canaan with Abraham? Sarah, Abraham's wife, and Lot, his brother's son, with his children. Had Abraham any children when he came to Canaan? He had not.
Who appeared to Abraham when he was ninety-nine years old? God appeared to him, and he bowed down upon his face before God.
What did God say to him? ward the heaven and count the tell how many there were, then his children should be.
He told him to look tostars: If he was able to could he tell how many
Did Abraham believe God? He did; he knew that he was a God of truth and would not lie.
What else did God tell Abraham? He told him his children should be left in a strange land, that they should be made to work hard, and should be afflicted 400 years.
What else did God tell him? He told him he would not leave his children there, but should punish the wicked nation that afflicted them, and bring them out to their own land again.
Did God make a covenant with Abraham? He did. What was the covenant? A promise that he would be Abraham's God and the God of his children, on the condition that they would be his people, and love and obey him; and that in his seed all the nations of the earth should be blessed.
How is this promise now fulfilled? Jesus Christ was a descendant of Abraham, and all the nations of the earth are to be blessed in him.
What did God tell Abraham should be a seal of the covenant He made with him? God commanded that every male should be circumcised, and that every man child should be circumcised when he was eight days old.
Did God promise a child to Abraham? He did, and gave him a son.
What did he call his son, which God gave him? Isaac.
Did Lot continue to live with Abraham? He did not, but went to Sodom.
Why did he go away from Abraham? Because their men strove about a well.
What did Abraham say? He said, let there be no strife between me and thee, and between my herdmen and thy herdmen, for we be brethren.
What did Abraham request Lot to do, to prevent strife? He told him, go away I pray thee from me; and told him to choose a place for himself first, and said, if you go to the left hand, then will I go to the right; and if you go to the right, then will I go to the left.
If brothers and sisters should do as Abraham did, would they ever quarrel? They would not.
Would it not be much better to give your brothers and sisters the first choice than to quarrel?
Why did Lot go to Sodom? Because it was a rich place, but the people of Sodom were very wicked. Was it any trouble to Lot, to live with that wicked people? It was; he was vexed with their filthy conversation every day.
Was not God displeased with the people of Sodom and Gomorrah for their wickedness? He was; they were so wicked he could not suffer them to live any longer, and was about to destroy them.
Did Abraham know that God was going to destroy the city where Lot lived? He did; for the Lord said, Shall I hide from Abraham that thing which I do?
Did Abraham feel concerned for Lot? He did, and prayed to God for him and said, wilt thou also destroy the righteous with the wicked?
When Abraham asked God "if there be fifty righteous within the city; wilt thou destroy, and not spare the place for the fifty righteous that are in it? that be far from thee, to do after this manner, to slay the righteous with the wicked: shall not the Judge of all the