Genesis 4 – Cain and Abel, continued:

  • Cain is afraid of being killed
    • By whom?
    • What mark?
      • This may or may not have been a physical mark. Compare New Testament passages in which we are to mark those who are out of step as brothers.

Genesis 5

  • Eve had another son after Abel died – Seth.

Genesis 6 – Corruption of man and the ark

  • Sons of God, daughters of man
    • Where is the sin?
    • Beauty over content
    • Abandoned God to pursue fleshly desires
  • My spirit shall not remain with man forever (Genesis 6:3)
    • His days shall be 120 years
    • Lifetime or life left?
  • Who were the Nephilim?
    • Context of Genesis 6:4 indicates that different kinds of people were having children and producing other kinds of people.
  • Noah found favor in the eyes of the Lord
    • In a nearly completely wicked world
    • Perfect (complete)
    • How? By walking with God.
    • Complete dependence
  • God gives instructions for Noah to build the ark
    • Perfect dimensions for stability