But God called her to wait patiently, even as the waters rose and the earth gave way (Psalm 46:2).He called her to believe the storm would clear and that His covenant was true (Genesis ).Noah’s project probably looked insane to the neighbors because Genesis tells us that he was the ONLY ONE who walked with God (Genesis 7:1).There must have been little external assurance that his work was on the right track.The water on earth was in the oceans and the firmament, creating a canopy of water around the earth.When the flood began, the water poured down out of the sky and shot up from the ground—a sight I’ll bet was both amazing, and terrifying.
I mean, honestly, it must have all sounded imaginary to her!
Rather, the pastor is discussing how God intervenes in daily lives to express His love to people who don't yet know Him.
"I believe that when Jesus said that 'I am the way, the truth and the life'—the way I read that, Jesus said that He is the road marker, He is the map," Lentz says.
But before all the terror and excitement of the flood, there was a long, hard wait.
It took 120 years to complete the ark and fill it with supplies.
The antediluvian world actually was different from our world, and I love to think about what was actually going down before the rains came down. God taught a whole new Eve how to “be still and wait patiently for Him” (Psalm 37:7), and she became God’s fresh start for womanhood.