This is the fourth in a four part series of skits on the life of Noah. This fourth part was written directly from Genesis 9 (NASB). This portion is about God blessing Noah and his family. It also covers the covenant God made with Noah and giving him the rainbow as a sign of that covenant. This skit can be done on a small or large stage. It can be done in a classroom setting with regular paper sized props or a full-church performance with costumes and full-size props. Make it fit your classroom or church need. The purpose is so the children will learn the life of Noah.
- Noah’s wife, sons, and daughters-in-law
- Posters of animals (optional)
- Rainbow with clouds
Narrator: And God blessed Noah and his sons.
God: (to Noah) Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth. The fear of you and the terror of you will be on every beast of the earth and on every bird of the sky; with everything that creeps on the ground, and all the fish of the sea, into your hand they are given. Every moving thing that is alive shall be food for you; I give all to you, as I gave the green plant. Only you shall not eat flesh with its life, that is, its blood. Surely I will require your lifeblood; from every beast I will require it. And from every man, from every man’s brother I will require the life of man. Whoever sheds man’s blood, by man his blood shall be shed, for in the image of God He made man. As for you, be fruitful and multiply; populate the earth abundantly and multiply in it.
God: (to Noah and sons) Now behold, I Myself do establish My covenant with you, and with your descendants after you; and with every living creature that is with you, the birds, the cattle, and every beast of the earth with you; of all that comes out of the ark, even every beast of the earth. I establish My covenant with you; and all flesh shall never again be cut off by the water of the flood, neither shall there again be a flood to destroy the earth.
(Children carrying a rainbow and a cloud enter)
God: This is the sign of the covenant which I am making between Me and you and every living creature that is with you, for all successive generations; I set My bow in the cloud, and it shall be for a sign of a covenant between Me and the earth. It shall come about, when I bring a cloud over the earth, that the bow will be seen in the cloud, and I will remember My covenant, which is between Me and you and every living creature of all flesh; and never again shall the water become a flood to destroy all flesh. When the bow is in the cloud, then I will look upon it, to remember the everlasting covenant between God and every living creature of all flesh that is on the earth.
God: This is the sign of the covenant which I have established between Me and all flesh that is on the earth.
For an additional activity, you can download and print our free Noah & the Ark coloring pages. We’ve also posted a Noah’s Ark object lesson that will help children better understand the massive size involved.
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