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September 29, 2013 Lesson
God Scatters the Nations (Genesis 11:1-9) By Sam E. Stone
After Noah and his family came out of the ark, they sought to follow God’s directions (Genesis 8, 9). Chapter 10 is sometimes called “The Table of Nations,” listing where the families of Noah’s sons settled after the flood. The chapter concludes, “These are the clans of Noah’s sons, according to their lines of descent, within their nations” (10:32).
The Setting Genesis 11:1, 2
Noah’s descendants were evidently nomadic people. They moved south and east to the land of Shinar. At some point, they determined to build a city in the region around the area later known as Babylon. Some students believe that Shinar is near where the Garden of Eden was located, since the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers both ran through that region.
E. F. Kevan suggests that when Genesis states the world had one language and a common speech, it means that everyone spoke in the same way both as to pronunciation and vocabulary. Basil Atkin…

Sunday School Lesson

September 29 Lesson 5
GOD SCATTERS THE NATIONS
DEVOTIONAL READING: 2 Chronicles 34:22–28 BACKGROUND SCRIPTURE: Genesis 11:1–9
GENESIS 11:1–9 Lesson OutlineIntroduction A.  A Tale of Two Towers B.  Lesson Background
I.The Setting (Genesis 11:1, 2) A.  One Language (v. 1) B.  One Location (v. 2)
II.The Scheme (Genesis 11:3, 4) A.  Resources (v. 3) B.  Resolution (v. 4) The Right Kind of Elevation
III.The Sovereign God

Revised Common Lectionary, vols.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2013 | AFTER PENTECOST
PROPER 21
YEAR C


Old Testament & Psalm, Option I
     Old Testament Jeremiah 32:1–3a, 6–15
   Psalm    Psalm 91:1–6, 14–16
  or
Old Testament & Psalm, Option II
 Old Testament Amos 6:1a, 4–7
 Psalm   Psalm 146

   New Testament   1 Timothy 6:6–19
Gospel  Luke 16:19–31


Revised Common Lectionary, vols. (Bellingham, WA: Logos Bible Software, 2009).

Lutheran Service Book Three Year Lectionary, vols.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2013 | FEAST
ST. MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS
YEARS ABC

   Old Testament Daniel 10:10–14, 12:1–3
Psalm Psalm 91
EpistleRevelation 12:7–12
Gospel Matthew 18:1–11 or Luke 10:17–20


Lutheran Service Book Three Year Lectionary, vols. (Bellingham, WA: Logos Bible Software, 2009).