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Which one is the odd one out ?. What is these people’s job? So what does a “Steward of Creation” do?. write down a quote from Genesis 1 or Genesis 2 where God tells man to care for the earth. Explain the quote means about what what a “ steward of creation ” is and what they would do

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stewardship of creation

write down a quote from Genesis 1 or Genesis 2 where God tells man to care for the earth.

Explain the quote means about what what a “steward of creation” is and what they would do

**Some people argue that Gen 1 “rule over the earth” means we can treat the earth however we want. Is this a correct understanding of Bible teaching? Why/ why not?

Stewardship of Creation

To define the key term stewardship (AT1:L3)

To explain why and how Christians have a responsibility to look after the environment with examples. (AT1:L4/5)

To evaluate how effective we have been as stewards so far (AT2:L6)

GENESIS 1 “Rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky and over every living creature that moves on the ground”.

GENESIS 2 The Lord God took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden to work it and take care of it.

A steward of creation is someone who cares for the earth and protects it


What do people do that threatens the wellbeing of each of these areas below?

The Seas and Oceans

Choose one of these areas. Explain why this part of the earth is under threat.

Explain what someone who believed in being a steward of creation would/ or would not do to help care for it and protect it.

The plants, woodlands and rainforests:

Air and sky.

Animals and living creatures


Choose one of the quotes.

  • Pt. Summarise the POINT that your quote is making. – the environmental problem it is talking about
  • Ev. Write out a part of the quote that proves your point.
  • Ex. Explain what your quote is saying (the criticism & advice it is giving)
  • **From your knowledge of Bible texts, is caring for creation a priority for Christians? Explain with evidence.

Deut 20:19

“If you besiege a town for a long time, making war against it in order to take it, you must not destroy its trees by wielding an axe against them. Eat their fruit but do not ...Any trees which are not fruit trees, you may use to build siege works.”

  • Ezekiel 34:18 “Not content to graze in good pastures, you trample down the rest .Not content to drink clear water, you muddy the rest with your feet. And my sheep must graze on what your feet have trampled, drink what your feet have muddied”.

__________ Sin is our basic a_________ of r_________ against God. It means we are attracted towards doing ____, and it skews all our best efforts to do _____ .