The Beginning of Cultural Diversity

Genesis 11:6-9 ( New International Version)

And the LORD said, “Behold, they are one people, and they have all one language, and this is only the beginning of what they will do. And nothing that they propose to do will now be impossible for them. Let us go down and there confuse their language, so they may not understand one another’s speech.” So the LORD dispersed them from there over the face of all the earth, and they left off building the city. Therefore its name was called Babel because there the Lord confused the language of all the earth. And from there, the LORD dispersed them over the face of all the earth.

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1. Read the article

2. Write a half-page reflection paper (Word document) that shares what you discovered about the events surrounding the Tower of Babel and the aftermath. Here are some thought starters:

a. Are there any human-made “stairways to heaven” you are building in your life?

b. Are your accomplishments drawing more attention to yourself than bringing glory to God?

c. If so, stop and reflect. Are your purposes noble? Are your goals in line with God’s will?

d. If you have a worldview different from a Christian worldview, what applications can you make from the Bible story?

e. What applications from the Bible story can you make to organizational mission, goals, or purpose?

3. Reflection papers are to be written following  including format guidelines. Papers must be logical, well organized, grammatically correct, and have correct spelling and sentence structure.  Write in complete paragraphs.