The Table and the Tower (Genesis 10-11)
Genesis 10 is another genealogy (Hebrew: "teledot" תּוֹלֵדוֹת)
Also used in Genesis 2:4, 5:1, 6:9, 10:1, 10:32, 11:10, 27)
Humanity United in Common ______________________
Sons of Japheth: Nations Far From Israel
Sons of Ham: Nations Close and Opposed to Israel
Sons of Shem: Israel and Adjacent Nations.
Reflection Question: Do We View Others Around Us, Even Those Who are Wildly Different From Us, as a Part of the Human Family With Us?
Humanity Divided by Sinful ______________________
Reflection Question: How Often Do We Believe That We Know Better than God Does for Our Lives?
Humanity Humbled By Divine ______________________
Reflection Question: Do We Believe We Can Solve All the World’s Problems On Our Own?
The Good News: The Story Doesn’t Stop There!
Babel’s______________ (Acts 2:2-11)
Babel’s_______________ (Revelation 7:9-10)
Reflection Question: Do We See Ourselves As a Part of God’s Great Mission to the World? (Matthew 28:18-20)
Memory Verse: Therefore its name was called Babel, because there the Lord confused the language of all the earth. And from there the Lord dispersed them over the face of all the earth.
-Genesis 11:9 ESV