(Genesis 5:1-32) (Genesis 6:1-8) No matter our race, nationality, or place of birth, we are all related physically by a common ancestor, and spiritually by his fallen nature. DO NOT BE IN TOO BIG OF A HURRY Reveals the interconnectedness of all mankind Demonstrates the results of Adam's sin and the continuation of God's promise of preservation through procreation Contributes to the unfolding battle between Satan and the seed of the woman Shows the increasing and universality of human wickedness which deserves God's anger THIS IS IMPORTANT, YOU MAY WANT TO WRITE IT DOWN (Genesis 5:1-2) Differs in all others by the fact of a written source (Genesis 5:1) Creation of mankind (4 times in 1-3) Likeness of God Male and female Blessed them Named them mankind IMAGE OF GOD FROM ADAM TO NOAH (Genesis 5:3-32) Similarities Other sons and daughter And he died A new beginning Adam Seth Enosh Kenan Mahalalel Jared Enoch Methuselah Lamech Noah WHY NOAH WAS NECCESSARY (Genesis 6:1-8) The time of giants (Genesis 6:1-4) The descent into wickedness (Genesis 6:5-7) Comfort in Noah (Genesis 6:8) What about you? You do not get to choose if you are a man or a woman. Everyone you meet needs a savior. We are not righteous in ourselves nor will men improve on their own.