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Genesis 7 – Noah’s Ark Part 2 :)

WOW! Ok first things first, we all know Noah took two of each animal onto the ark right??? Well, think again! Noah took two of each unclean animal onto the ark. Of clean animals and birds he took seven pairs of each kind! (see footnote). It’s amazing what you learn when you actually read the bible… How he knew what was clean and unclean before God gave all the instructions on such things to Moses, I’m not sure. However the animals did walk on two by two apparently, that part we’ve known correctly :) Continue reading

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Genesis 6 – Noah’s Ark Part 1

Two things of significance happen in this chapter. First, God limits man’s life at 120 years. Second, he destroys every creature except Noah, his family and two of each species.

This raises a lot of questions for me:

  1. Why did a gracious God choose to destroy mankind and start over?
  2. Why did He choose to send a flood that would destroy all creatures? He could’ve sent something that would have just destroyed humans and preserved Noah and his family somehow.
  3. Why didn’t God try to save mankind somehow instead of destroying it? Continue reading