Summary: 1 of? Genesis records God’s strategy for Removing the Legacy of Wickedness. But what does His strategy address? God’s strategy for removal(the legacy of wickedness) addresses/engages...

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Toward Removing the Legacy of Wickedness

B—REMOVAL—Genesis 7:1-24

C—SALVATION—Genesis 8:1-19

D—RESPONSE—Genesis 8:20-22


F—SAME Ol’ SAME Ol’—Genesis 9:20-29

G—The NATIONS—Genesis 10:1-32


‘Tide-To-Go’ Stain remover.

The chemical composition is such that it causes the stain producers to release from their hold on the fabric.

The stain is thus removed from view to a tolerable location—It is liquified in some fashion & sent down the drain.

It no longer threatens the integrity of the clothing where it once resided.

Genesis records God’s strategy for Removing the Legacy of Wickedness.

God strategizes the removal of the Legacy of Wickedness.

What strategy removes the legacy of wickedness?

The strategy for removing the legacy of wickedness engages...

1—God’s strategy for removal(the legacy of wickedness) addresses/engages...

The Existing DICHOTOMY/Contrast(:9-12)

Explanation: (:9-12) Disparity/Separation/Corruption vs. Perfection

:9—“This is the genealogy of Noah. Noah was a just man, perfect in his generations. Noah walked with God.”

‘Dichotomy’—“A division or contrast between two things that are or are represented as being opposed or entirely different.”

:9-10 contrasts :11-12 & vice-versa.

The following 4 verses concisely reiterate 6:1-8 while granting slightly more in regard to Noah’s character as it relates to God.

*Noah was a man after God’s own heart. His behavioral characteristics were a testimony to a trust in his God.

*Noah exemplified God in that he was recognized & characterized as “a just man.” He lived this trait before his God & his fellow man.

*Noah was also considered by God to be “perfect” within all those “in his generations.” That is, Noah did what he did because he was compelled by his God to do so. Noah was not ‘super-human.’ He was not a ‘super-saint.’

*Noah was also recognized as one who “walked” in the same direction as God—his choices mimicked those of God. Noah paralleled God as much as any of fallen humanity could... or rather he “walked” as God had intended mankind to “walk.” He was ‘yoked’ with God as closely as anyone could be.

“Genealogy”—hdlwt to-led-aw'—1) Descendants, results, proceedings, generations, genealogies—1a) Account of men & their descendants—1a1) Genealogical list of one's descendants, 1a2) One's contemporaries, 1a3) Course of history(of creation etc.), 1b) Begetting or account of heaven (metaph). Strong—(plural only) Descent, i.e. Family; figuratively--History.

“Just”—qydu tsad-deek'—1) Just, lawful, righteous—1a) Just, righteous (in government), 1b) Just, right (in one's cause), 1c) Just, righteous (in conduct & character), 1d) Righteous(as justified & vindicated by God), 1e) Right, correct, lawful.

“Perfect”—Mymt taw-meem'—Adj.—1) Complete, whole, entire, sound—1a) Complete, whole, entire, 1b) Whole, sound, healthful, 1c) Complete, entire(of time), 1d) Sound, wholesome, unimpaired, innocent, having integrity, 1e) What is complete or entirely in accord with truth & fact(neuter adj/subst). Strong—Entire(literally, figuratively or morally); Also (as noun)--Integrity, truth.

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