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Noah, The Real Story- The Miracle

Chris Holland

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Chris Holland

Chris Holland is speaker/director of It Is Written Canada. 

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  • June 14, 2014
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him now you guys do the test of time going through the Bible do relevant in today's complex world if these brief showing messages of him as a the axis and Allies were embroiled in the thick of the second world war during the leader spring months at the Battle of France a large number of French Elgin and British troops began surrounded in their supply lines cut off the troops which route to the coastal city of Dunkirk at that time the British begin planning the evacuation of the troops from Dunkirk in what would become known as operation Dynamo Winston Churchill began preparing for a large loss of life though the operation would save some the thought was that many would lose their lives as the operation began there was great chaos and many were jumping the proper order of evacuation to the uncertainty of success grew even bleaker on May twenty six a national Day of prayer was declared across the United Kingdom and special services were held in religious institutions across the nation over the course of the next nine days over three hundred and thirty thousand soldiers were evacuated successfully while over sixty thousand troops lost the operation was considered an overwhelming success Churchill described the operation as a miracle and operation Dynamo is better known in history by the name of the miracle at Dunkirk Great Britain took the risk to save lives while some lives were lost in a significant amount if equipment was left behind the saving of the troops was the most important objective almost five thousand years ago God faced a choice of epic proportions the earth had become an evil and wicked place we have studied this passage over the last three weeks but as a refresher notice what the Bible says in Genesis chapter six verses one through thirteen now it came to pass when men began to multiply on the face of the earth and daughters were born to them that the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were beautiful and they took wives for themselves of all whom they chose and the Lord said my spirit shall not strive with men forever for he indeed is flash yet his days shall be one hundred and twenty years there were giants in the earth in those days and also afterward when the sons of God came into the daughters of men and they bore children to them those were the mighty men who were of old men of renown the Lord saw that the wickedness of man was great in your and that every intent of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually the Lord was sorry that he had made man on the earth and he was grieved in his heart so the Lord said I will destroy man whom I have career face of the earth both man and beast creeping thing and birds of the air fry am sorry that I made them but no one found grace in the eyes of the Lord this is the genealogy of know what no one was a just man perfect in his generations nor walked with God and know what we got three sons Shem ham and Japheth the birth was also corrupt before God and the earth was filled with violence so God looked upon the earth and indeed it was corrupt for all flesh had corrupted their way on the earth and God said to no one the end of all flesh has come before me for the earth is filled with violence through them and behold I will destroy them with the earth no one and his family were surrounded by evil everywhere God needed to evacuate that he needed to preserve a life people who were faithful to him God in his mercy desire to save no one and his family but he also wanted to save as many people as possible he sent no one to preach and warn the people but how could he do it he chose a most unconventional method and/or build the boat notice with the remainder of Genesis six sets Genesis six make for yourself an ark of gopher wood make rooms in the ark and cover it inside and outside with pitch and this is how you shall make it the length of the ark shall be three hundred cubits it's with fifty cubits at its height thirty cubits you shall make a window for the ark and you shall finish it to a cubit from above and set the door of the ark and its side you shall make it with low second and third acts and behold I myself am bringing floodwaters on the earth to destroy from under heaven all flash in which is the breath of life everything that is on the earth shall die but I will establish my covenant with you and you shall go into the ark you your sons your wife and your sons wives with you and of every living thing of all flesh you shall bring two of every sort into the ark to keep them alive with you they shall be male and female of the birds after their kind of the animals after their kind and of every creeping thing of the earth after its kind to every kind will come to you to keep them alive and he shall take for yourself all to all food that is eaten and you shall gather it to yourself and it shall be food for you and for them with us no one did according to all that God had commanded him so he did notice how specific God 's instructions were the boat at specific measurements it was to be three hundred cubits long fifty cubits wide and thirty cubits high another qubit was a measurement at the time of know what that was approximately from your elbow to the tip of your longest finger this was roughly fifty three centimeters so the ship was to be over a hundred and fifty meters long just over twenty six meters wide and almost sixteen meters high this massive bold would be the length of one and a half football fields and half of its width in addition the book was to have three levels not often that the market is depicted as a screen rectangular box or in shoulder will guess some little playful ball with animals and in pointing a lot of it by depicting the arc in such a way we have made a mockery and a fairytale of a true story from the Bible that we don't know exactly how the vote was constructed because no further description is given however what we do know is this the technology existed in no one's day to build a boat that would sustain the harsh forces of nature this vessel fill stored as more than just some normal feet of human engineering this arc stood as a testimony to God 's faithfulness to his word no was to build an ark and preparing just as God had commanded to whether humans other than no one and his seven family members took the warning message seriously can you imagine the mocking that no one took Kitty Lamantia just for a moment this seems that people were saying to know what that will remain faithful so long one of humankind would come aboard the boat the article would be used to save the animal kingdom at least two of every kind would enter the boat and we can't know for sure what is meant by kind but no doubt animals were to be included on the mark that would include the basic structure of the animal kingdom the Genesis seven further instructs no one that all of the two kinds of animals that were to be taken those two kinds were to be clean and unclean he was actually to take seven of the clean and two of the unclean why such a distinction layer in Leviticus eleven and Deuteronomy fourteen it explains the differences between clean and unclean animals why more clean than unclean because the clean animals could be the and they could also be sacrificed the unclean could not this also teaches us that such a distinction existed long before Moses wrote them down in the law of Moses through all of this God instructed no one when it was time to get in the boat notice Genesis chapter seven verses one through ten then the Lord said to Noah come into the ark you and all your household because I have seen that you are righteous before me in this generation you shall take with you set an age of every clean animal on male and his female to each of animals that are unclean a male and his female also said each of the birds of the air male and female to keep the species alive on the face of all of your four after seven more days I will cause it to rain on the earth forty days and forty nights and I will destroy from the face of the earth all living things that I have made and no would did according to all the Lord commanded him Noah was six hundred years old when the floodwaters were on the earth so no one with his sons his wife and his sons wives went into the ark because of the waters of the flood of clean animals of animals that are unclean of birds and of everything that creeps on the earth to write soon they went into the ark to no one male and female as God had commanded Noah and it came to pass after seven days that the waters of the flood work on the earth can you imagine the scene of all the Wilson three B Mark the reality is that God was in control and through miraculous intervention helped the entry to be orderly and honoring to God I want you to take notice of something that is often missed no one entered the ark and he waited he waited for seven days he waited for seven days for the rain to actually come picture in your mind for a moment what was happening in that arc hundreds and possibly thousands of animals doing what animals do the question arises will God do what he says he will do no one was faithful he will be gone he listened to go what would happen just imagine sitting there the first day passes no rain this second day passes no ring the third in the world the fifth this sixth day passes but then on the seventh day that little tapping noise of water droplets than the earth and this sky unleash verses eleven and twelve of chapter seven in the six hundredth year of Noah's life in the second month this seventeenth day of the month on that day all the fountains of the great deep were broken up and the windows of heaven were opened and the rain was on the earth forty days and forty nights water coming from above water coming from beneath there is probably no event that a bus has witnessed the terrible it seems that the flying experience was like a tsunami and hurricane and tornado all wrapped up in one of my friends did it likely doesn't matter what building technique that no one used what held that boat together was the protective and of God no one was a righteous man who walked with God who trusted God and God was faithful let us be very clear that the only survivors of this catastrophic events were no one in his family and the animals on the Ark no other human being latched onto the boat jumped onto the boat no land dwelling animal survives seek God had provided ample opportunity for men and women to make a choice and get on the mark but they love their sin more than they love God God has set up ways God has set up Commandments these are not to be restrictive but they are to provide a way of life that is optimal for our well-being friends God is setting up in our today the enemy of God 's people surround us on all sides friends the Bible says that there is an unseen war going on all around us Ephesians chapter six and verse twelve Ephesians six and verse twelve tells us of this on scene war that is happening all around us notice with the Scripture say for we do not wrestle against flesh and blood but against principalities against powers against the rulers of the darkness of this age against the spiritual hosts of wickedness in heavenly places are all safety is the arms of Jesus is calling us today into the safety of his mark the safety of his truth the safety of his word today when you trust him he took care of no one and the arc she could take care of you he can take care of your problems we trusted today friends God is long-suffering toward us not willing that any should perish but that all should come to repentance and half her life will you come to Jesus today he spent faith in him he was faithful to know and he'll be to you he is in information and there is no need with my surname was on and I saw says he and her face is in him not all that is seen as a way a I will use this as I was as still as a pay and need you and will I and I is I not see on the days nice reaching out in a way he times I a will is will and him the scene I own and I know I fan this is so is there a pain tyrant in the Scriptures back into his presence and in his he's been faithful Williamson and we fall we've seen your faithfulness we see your face this is for you no one we've seen your faithfulness the renowned history today we make a choice to be the encourage us and help us that we would be staying no matter what the cause we pray in Jesus name amen June two two I have a will Karen Liu packing in your child's lunchbox when the hot topics in the news lately is is obesity there are many reasons why our children are getting bigger later my public face pictures religion freeware is not moving as much as previous generations of children as well with all the technological advances and embraced as a society such as dishwashers and launching machines children don't have to do the same kinds of physically demanding chores and grandparents may have had to do sedentary lifestyle at home with school and work is simply creating a larger population plus serving sizes of the increased and I chosen are consuming more fast food which means more calories more facts more ways more health problems most children are not eating enough vegetables fruits beans or whole grains when you're packing your child's lunchbox some grades have fun physicians committee for responsible medicine when of my favorite healthy lifestyle organizations first of all you are always good try hummus for another beans brand with sliced tomatoes cucumbers and shredded carrots in a piece of bread of life here half the Peter will put in some lovely comments and then just add the tomatoes and facts we can put in some of the cucumber and then some glad and infinitely curly cat litter that it's a pretty very habits that you use any blankets and look and taste organized canines for you know once you could also stuff and some falafel balls to add more protein many stores are selling a vegan deli slices that look and taste like the millennium will be in Turkey the Conservancy 's on whole-grain bread display cheese condiments of your choice F made out like we have here either if the nullified by what can China do not sputter such as cashews almonds or hazelnuts with sliced bananas on whole wheat bread like got there you know how delicious that it or tried avocado and tomato sandwich like the half-year so good for you how about a hot meal fill a widemouthed thermos of leftover pot times for me to spot wildlife and being or how about a nice vegetarian chili soup is so comforting warm your child with a hearty being in vegetable soup or stew if you are short on time child low-sodium incidents than just their hot water into the mix and pour into a my dishes just a couple of the following suggestions to complete your child's meal individual boxes of flooring or rice milk soy yogurt as if I have here you can add chopped vegetables and hummus like we've got here on landlord crackers home he him both were frustrating in fact always include a fresh fruits for more ideas for the physicians committee for responsible medicine website at PVR and .org lots of great resources including the nutrition for kids booklet with delicious recipes your kids will love like the veggies in the blankets Pisa pizza and strawberry smoothie you have the time friends God 's faithfulness is the only thing that will take us through this great controversy between Christ and Satan I will give you a special booklet today is a special edition of signs of the times call to bring honors in this booklet you will find inspiring studies that will help you in being faithful to God who has been faithful to you here's the information you need to receive today's offer to requested a flopper just log on to www. users written Canada .ca beds www. it is written Canada .ca and selected TV programs have for Canadian viewers the offer will be sent free and postage-paid reviewers outside of Canada shipping charges will apply if you 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