We have come full circle and are right back to where we started from in chapter four. That is to say, it’s up to Noah and his boys to repopulate the earth. (Or is it? Maybe God gave them a little help here. Who knows? Anybody? Does it really matter?) In another déjà vu moment,…

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Verse 1 – But God remembered Noah and all the wild animals and the livestock that were with him in the ark, and he sent a wind over the earth, and the waters receded. A couple thoughts here: Is it just me, or does this read as though God was busy with other stuff and…

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If you ever went to Sunday School, you probably remember the song about the Lord telling Noah to build him an ark, right? Then you’ll remember the second (or maybe third) verse: The animals, they came on, they came on by twosies, twosies. Animals, they came on, they came on by twosies, twosies. Elephants and (clap)…

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Genesis six is one of those, “Huh?” chapters. There’s so much “Huh”, that I really struggled with how to write about it, so I’m just going to dive in and we’ll see what surfaces. It begins with sons of God finding the daughters of men beautiful so they married them. Huh? What the heck? There…

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Chapter five is the genealogy from Adam to Noah. Boring, right? Wrong!! It does nearly seem worth passing over, but then you’d miss a few noteworthy things. Here’s the Jenster’s Condensed version: Adam fathers Seth; Adam has other sons and daughters; Lives to 930. And then he dies. Seth fathers Enosh; Seth has other sons…

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