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We shouldn’t do great things to be famous; we should do them to make God famous. That’s the lesson of the tower of Babel.

This is Q1L7 in our Explorers curriculum. Download the family guide here: Download Family Guide (pdf)

Key Points:

  • A long time ago, everyone on earth spoke the same language. Genesis 11:1
  • The people built a tower because they wanted to become famous. Genesis 11:4
  • God turned the people into a bunch of babblers to teach them a lesson. Genesis 11:7
  • We shouldn’t do great things to become famous; we should do them to make God famous. John 3:30

Memory Verse:

John 3:30 He must become greater and greater, and I must become less and less.

See Also: Pride, Fame, Humility

Talk About It
  1. What’s your favorite part of the video? What’s one thing you learned from it?
  2. Have you ever tried to communicate with someone who speaks a different language than you? How did it go? What did they sound like to you?
  3. Why did the people want to build a tower?
  4. What did God do to confuse them?
  5. Read Isaiah 40:28. List all the things this verse says about God. Why is he worthy of our worship and praise?
  6. How will you apply this lesson to your life this week?

This is part of the Bible Storyline series.

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