In verse one God tells Noah He has seen righteousness in this generation. Evidently, Noah and his family are the only righteous people on the whole face of the earth at this time. Some say it was unjust of God to kill all humans at this time because they had not had a chance to be saved...but they DID have a chance. They had the witness of nature (Rom. 1:19,20) and the witness of their own conscience (Rom.2:14,15). They had the knowledge of sacrifice (Gen.4:4) and the ministry of the Holy Spirit (Gen.6:3). And if that wasn't enough, they had the preaching of first Enoch and then of Noah.
"And Enoch also, the seventh from Adam, prophesied of these, saying, Behold, the Lord cometh with ten thousands of his saints, to execute judgment upon all, and to convince all that are ungodly among them of all their ungodly deeds which they have ungodly committed, and of all their hard speeches which ungodly sinners have spoken against him." (Jude 1:15) "And spared not the old world, but saved Noah the eighth person, a preacher of righteousness, bringing in the flood upon the world of the ungodly." (2 Pet. 2:5)
Was the flood just local or did it really cover the whole earth? All through chapter
7 we see the words "the waters were upon the earth". Then look at verse 19: "And the waters
prevailed exceedingly upon the earth; and all the high hills that were under the whole heaven
were covered." And verse 21: "And all flesh died that moved upon the earth." If the flood was
only local then why did God tell Noah He would never again destroy the earth
WHAT DO YOU THINK?
1) Did the flood cover the whole
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