Cherrybrook Presbyterian

Sunday Services 9:30am

John Purchase Public School

Purchase Road

Cherrybrook 2126

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The Flood

24-03-2019

The Flood

The flood

Genesis 6-9

Overview

  • Rebellion against God spreads - murder (Gen 4)
  • Death now comes to all (Gen 5).
  1. Sin leads to judgment
    1. Sin is thought before it is deed.
    2. Sin grieves God.
    3. Sin moves God to judgment
    4. God’s judgment is on the whole creation.
  2. Grace leads to rescue
    1. Salvation is from God’s judgment on sin.
    2. Salvation is God’s initiative
    3. Salvation depends on a right response.
    4. Salvation is for a new beginning
  3. But the problem remains

Application

  1. We can’t fix the world.
  2. A warning issued – be ready.

Discussion questions

  • What stood out to you today concerning sin and judgment?
  • What did you find noteworthy about God’s grace and rescue?

Further Reading:

“Was this an Act of God? Christian reflections upon the 2004 Boxing Day Tsunami”, Rev Richard Coekin.
“How Long O Lord?”, Don Carson.
“If I were God, I’d end all the pain” (Struggling with evil, suffering and faith), John Dickson.

Next week: Turning Point – Genesis 12 & 15 

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Minister:
James Nodder
64 Macquarie Drive
Cherrybrook 2126

Phone: 02 9875 4894
james@cherrybrookpc.org.au

Services:
John Purchase Public School
Purchase Road
Cherrybrook 2126
9:30am Sundays

Events:
6:30pm Friday 24 December
Carols and Lessons in Hall
9:00am Saturday 25 December
Christmas Service (Hall + Zoom)
9:30am Sunday 26 December
Sunday Service (Zoom only)

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