GRADUAL RESTORATION The fountains of the deep and the windows of the heavens were closed, the rain from the heavens was restrained, and the waters receded from the earth continually. At the end of 150 days the waters had abated.  Genesis 8:2-3          Waters didn’t cover the earth in a day nor did God cause …

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NOT ONE INCH TOO MUCH The waters prevailed above the mountains, covering them fifteen cubits deep. Genesis 7:20          If God decides to cover the entire earth with water, thousands and thousands of feet of water, enough to cover the likes of Mt. Everest, what does a few inches matter?  Apparently a lot.  God knew …

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A WILD AND WONDERFUL GOD ..on that day all the fountains of the great deep burst forth, and the windows of the heavens were opened, and rain fell upon the earth forty days and forty nights.  Genesis 7:11-12          On whatever day God choses, He can display a power that I can’t fathom.  His power …

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TAKING SHORTCUTS And Noah did all that the LORD had commanded him. Genesis 7:5          This is such a short verse in the entire dramatic account of Noah.  One could almost miss it.  Noah did every single thing that the Lord had commanded him.          It’s not like God told him to do just one …

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         SEVEN DAYS OF GRACE For in seven days I will send rain on the earth forty days and forty nights, and every living thing that I have made I will blot out from the face of the ground.”  Genesis 7:4          Why, when death stares mankind in the face, do they still embrace their …

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IT REALLY IS FOR ME But I will establish my covenant with you, and you shall come into the ark, you, your sons, your wife, and your sons’ wives with you.  Genesis 6:18          Once God makes a promise, a covenant, it is irrevocable.  The one upon whom God places His favor cannot ‘un-earn’ it. …

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