Writing Your Own Story

Genesis 10:8-9

March 17, 2024

Since God is my creator, He calls me to holy living!

One of the things that distinguishes the Bible from all other books on belief systems is God’s total honesty.

  • Noah got himself drunk and was naked
  • Ham saw his father naked
  • Noah cursed the son of Ham – Canaan
  • Noah blessed Shem & Japeth

Background of chapter 10

This is a

It is primarily of the of Noah

It includes the of the children and grandchildren

In the mist of the genealogies and geography is statement about on a man

His name was Nimrod

Vs. 6 Ham was his

Vs. 8 First

Vs. 9 He was a mighty hunter

At first glance this would appear to be positive.

However, as you will see next week – Nimrod established Babel, Babylon and also Nineveh. Nimrod means:

He did not try to his ambition and desires – he did all this “before the Lord”

What I want us all to notice – God simply tells the truth – positive or negative, we get it all

“Honesty is not always the best policy. Truth must be married to love; honesty must be intertwined with kindness.” Carol Mayhall

What do you want to be known for?

If God were recording our story for all to read, what do you want written about you?

Holy Spirit, what are you saying to me?

Holy spirit, what are you asking me to do?