By faith Noah, when warned about things not yet seen, in godly fear built an ark to save his family. By faith he condemned the world and became heir of the righteousness that comes by faith.
Cross ReferencesGenesis 6:9
This is the account of Noah. Noah was a righteous man, blameless in his generation; Noah walked with God.
Then God said to Noah, "The end of all living creatures has come before Me, because through them the earth is full of violence. Now behold, I will destroy both them and the earth.
So Noah did everything precisely as God had commanded him.
And every living thing on the face of the earth was destroyed--man and livestock, crawling creatures and birds of the air; they were blotted out from the earth, and only Noah remained, and those with him in the ark.
then even if these three men--Noah, Daniel, and Job--were in it, their righteousness could deliver only themselves, declares the Lord GOD.
then as surely as I live, declares the Lord GOD, even if Noah, Daniel, and Job were in it, they could deliver neither son nor daughter. Their righteousness could save only themselves.
Since he heard the sound of the trumpet but failed to heed the warning, his blood will be on his own head. If he had taken warning, he would have saved his life.
And having been warned in a dream not to return to Herod, they withdrew to their country by another route.
For it was not through the Law that Abraham and his descendants were promised that he would be heir of the world, but through the righteousness that comes by faith.
What then will we say? That the Gentiles, who did not pursue righteousness, have obtained it, a righteousness that is by faith;
During the days of Jesus' earthly life, He offered up prayers and petitions with loud cries and tears to the One who could save Him from death, and He was heard because of His reverence.
They serve at a copy and shadow of the heavenly sanctuary. That is why Moses was warned when he was about to build the tabernacle, "See to it that you make everything according to the pattern shown you on the mountain."
Now faith is the assurance of what we hope for and the certainty of what we do not see.
See to it that you do not refuse Him who speaks. For if the people did not escape when they refused Him who warned them on earth, how much less will we escape if we reject Him who warns us from heaven?
1 Peter 3:20
who disobeyed long ago when God waited patiently in the days of Noah, while the ark was being built. In the ark a few people, only eight souls, were saved through water.
Chapter Outline1. What faith is.
6. Without faith we cannot please God.
7. The examples of faithfulness in the fathers of old time.
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Genesis 6:13, 22
Genesis 7:1, 5
2 Peter 2:5
Matthew 24:15, 25
2 Peter 3:6
moved with fear.
Genesis 7:1, 23
Ezekiel 14:14, 20
1 Peter 3:20
Matthew 12:41, 42
Luke 11:31, 32
Romans 4:11, 13
2 Peter 1:1
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