First Skyscraper – Genesis 11 – Draw Bible Stories Project

First Skyscraper Story (Genesis 11:1-9)

Ascension Vision – city & cloud – After Noah’s flood, the new generations spoke one language. They gathered together to build a city with a tower as high as the sky.

Godless Future – king, hammer, tower, cloud, crown – God visited the city and perceived their intentions. He discerned that this tower would become an idol. Mankind will reject God and worship their own glory.

New Languages – speaking woman & confused man – God created new languages to confuse the builders.

Scattered Settlements – villages, earth, stars – All the people were confused. They organized by language and scattered across the world to form new societies. 

Storytellers Sight

  • Imagine spending your whole life in a small village. Then one day, you visit a city and see a skyscraper.
  • The Devil is not mentioned, but it’s obvious that he is involved in man’s plans to build this great city. How?
  • Why does God say that eventually anything will be possible for mankind if they build this city and tower?
  • How did new languages keep the people from finishing the tower? Why did everyone move away?
  • How does this story prepare us to meet Abraham?

Storytellers Discipleship

The following activities will help you remember the story, apply wisdom to your own life, and tell the story to others.

  • Pray. Listen to the story. Draw the story.
  • Tell the story with the drawings.
  • Draw your own pictures to illustrate the story.
  • Pray and ask the Holy Spirit to reveal wisdom in the story.
  • Pray. What is the Holy Spirit asking you to do next?
  • Go and tell the story to someone. Discuss the story.
  • Disciple others to become Spirit-filled storytellers.

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