The following is a listing of Bible
Truths for Genesis 6:1-22, the story of Noah
Building the Ark.
- Sin grew from Adam and Eve's disobedience in Genesis 3 to Cain's murder of
Abel in Genesis 4 to the total corruption of mankind in Genesis 6.
- Noah did what was right in God's eyes even though Noah's friends were
doing evil. Genesis 6:9-12.
- God punished the evil people. Genesis 6:12-13.
- God protected the righteous Noah and provided for Noah's needs during the
flood which killed everyone who did evil. Genesis 6:18, 21.
- Noah demonstrated his faith by doing all that God commanded him to
do. Genesis 6:22; Hebrews 11:7.
The following is a listing of activities
that can be used to teach the Bible Truths.
Bible Story Activities.
|Draw the Ark.
the children to read Genesis 6:14-16 and use markers, colors and their
imagination to draw the ark Noah built.|
|The Loner. The
children experience what it is like to be the only person resisting
|Remind the children that temptation is something
that appears desirable which makes a person want to do it, think it, say
it, or get it. See Adam and Eve Sinned.|
|Ask for a volunteer to play Noah. The rest
of the class pretends to be the evil people living during Noah's time.|
|Pass around a bag of candy, explaining that the
candy represents evil. Only the evil people can take a piece of
|After everyone except Noah has taken a piece of
candy, ask the class to do their best to tempt Noah to take a piece of
|Explain that it is sometimes hard to resist
temptation and do what God wants, especially when all of our friends may
be doing wrong.|
|But if we do not resist temptation, we will be
punished like those who did evil when Noah lived.|
Life in Biblical Times.
|How Big Was the Ark?
Genesis 6:15. Go outside and let the children use a tape measure to
discover how long and wide the ark was.|
Clip Art & Coloring Pages.