Anglican Sunday School Manual For August 23, 2020 : Topic – Jesus and Noah
11thSunday after Trinity August 23, 2020
THEME: IN THE NAME OF JESUS CHRIST
SUB THEME: The Supremacy of Jesus Christ over Biblical heroes (2)
TOPIC: Jesus and Noah
MEMORY VERSE: John 3:16 “For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten
Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have
everlasting life ”.
TEXTS: Genesis 6:9-22; 1Peter 3:18-20
i. to identify the similarities/differences between Jesus Christ and Noah.
ii. to understand the supremacy of Jesus Christ over Noah and
iii. understand the role of Jesus Christ and Noah in saving mankind
2020 Bible Study Outline 36
When the destruction of the world loomed in the times of Noah, God
favoured Noah for he was a just and perfect man living in an immoral generation Gen
6:8-9. God commanded him to build an ark for the salvation of mankind. The ark of Noah
saved only eight people who were members of his household including Noah himself-
Gen 7:7; Heb. 11:7. “God’s desire is to save us all; not just eight people; He gave the gift of
Jesus Christ to save the world, and by His blood, draw the world back to eternal life with
God -Jn 3:16.” Jesus described His second coming to be like in the days of Noah- Matt.
1. Discuss the reasons for the destruction of the world in Noah’s time- Gen 6:1-7
2. Jesus described His second coming to be like it was in the days of Noah-Discuss
Matt. 24:37-39, 44; Luke 17:26-27.
3. Compare and contrast the work of salvation of Jesus Christ and that of Noah-Gen
7:1-7; Matt 26:28; Eph. 2:12-16; 1Pet 3:20.
4. God was grieved by what he saw in Noah’s days- Gen 6:6, in what ways do we grieve
God today?- Eph. 4:17-32
As God made a covenant with Noah, so He has made a covenant with us
through Jesus Christ; that whosoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal
life. God will never break His promises. Therefore, let us be careful about His second
coming unlike the people of Noah’s time, we should daily continue to live in the hope of
His second coming.
FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Noah’s Ark was for temporary salvation; Jesus is the way to