Genesis 8:13 – 9:7, Matthew 5:13 – 26
Exodus 20:13 (NKJV)
13 “You shall not murder.
John 6:51 (NKJV)
51 I am the living bread which came down from heaven. If anyone eats of this bread, he will live forever; and the bread that I shall give is My flesh, which I shall give for the life of the world.”
I The sanctity of human life and image of God in man
Genesis 6:9 (NKJV)
9 This is the genealogy of Noah. Noah was a just man, perfect in his generations. Noah walked with God.
II The Son of God laid down His life so that His people may have life in Him
John 10:17–18 (NKJV)
17 “Therefore My Father loves Me, because I lay down My life that I may take it again. 18 No one takes it from Me, but I lay it down of Myself. I have power to lay it down, and I have power to take it again. This command I have received from My Father.”
III Christ’s people are to cherish and promote life