Stories of God’s Justice

—God’s Nature and Character

Click here to advance the slides.
Then use the right and left keys on your keyboard to go forwards or backwards.

1. Adam and Eve

  1. Then the LORD God commanded the man, “You may freely eat fruit from every tree of the orchard,
  2. but you must not eat from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, for when you eat from it you will surely die.”

2. Cain: Genesis 4

  1. So now, you are banished from the ground, which has opened its mouth to receive your brother’s blood from your hand.
  2. When you try to cultivate the ground it will no longer yield its best for you. You will be a homeless wanderer on the earth.”
  3. Then Cain said to the LORD, “My punishment is too great to endure!
  4. Look! You are driving me off the land today, and I must hide from your presence. I will be a homeless wanderer on the earth; whoever finds me will kill me.”
  5. But the LORD said to him, “All right then, if anyone kills Cain, Cain will be avenged seven times as much.” Then the LORD put a special mark on Cain so that no one who found him would strike him down.

3. The Flood: Genesis 6

  1. But the LORD saw that the wickedness of humankind had become great on the earth. Every inclination of the thoughts of their minds was only evil all the time.

4. Sodom & Gomorrah

Genesis 18:16–33


Genesis 19:1–5


Ezekiel 16

  1. As surely as I live, declares the sovereign LORD, your sister Sodom and her daughters never behaved as wickedly as you and your daughters have behaved.
  2. ” ‘See here — this was the iniquity of your sister Sodom: She and her daughters had majesty, abundance of food, and enjoyed carefree ease, but they did not help the poor and needy.
  3. They were haughty and practiced abominable deeds before me. Therefore when I saw it I removed them.

5. Pharoh and Egypt

“10 Plagues”

10 Plagues

More stories

  1. Pharoh and Egypt
    • 10 chances
    • “But when Pharaoh saw that the rain and the hail and the thunder had ceased, he sinned yet again and hardened his heart, he and his servants.” (Exo 9:34)
  2. Wilderness rebellion
    • And the LORD passed by before him, and proclaimed, The LORD, The LORD God, merciful and gracious, longsuffering, and abundant in goodness and truth, (Exo 34:6)
  3. The Caananites
    • Shall not the Judge of all the earth do what is just? (Gen 18:25)

8. Nineveh

Jonah 4


9. The Exile

Was Jesus different?

10. Destruction of Jerusalem

  1. “But when you see Jerusalem surrounded by armies, then know that its desolation has come near.
  2. Then those who are in Judea must flee to the mountains. Those who are inside the city must depart. Those who are out in the country must not enter it,
  3. because these are days of vengeance, to fulfill all that is written.

Isaiah 1:18

“Come now, let us reason together, says the LORD:

Though your sins are as scarlet

Though they are red as as crimson,

Psalm 51:1–10


Conclusion when teaching:

Yard measure at Greenwich

Yard measure at Greenwich