This is the account of the tower of Babel, when God confused the language of men in order to scatter them over the earth. We see that the men were probably building a temple for pagan worship, having set their hearts against God. The confusion of the languages was God’s judgment upon them.

We also consider how in God’s providence the Gospel reverses what happened at Babel, and how this is pictured for us on the day of Pentecost in the speaking of many languages that were simultaneously understood by people from many nations.


Shaun Bryant

Shaun has been Pastor at Grace Church in Modesto since late 1993. His journey to the fellowship took him through churches of various persuasions, during which time he became convinced of a call to the ministry and also of a Reformed view of the Scriptures. Shaun completed his studies for the ministry at Westminster Seminary in California. He is married with 3 children.

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