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“But Noah found grace in the eyes of the Lord.” (Gen.6:8)

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1 “But Noah found grace in the eyes of the Lord.” (Gen.6:8)

2  Kindness by which God bestows favors and blessings upon the ill-deserving  Favor or goodwill  Mercy or clemency  The freely given, unmerited favor and love of God

3  What did he find?  Kindness, favor, goodwill, mercy, & love of God  How can we know?  Because his life was spared  God’s Amazing Grace –Eph.2:1-10

4  NOT because he was sinless! (Rom.4:1-5)  He was just, blameless, & walked with God  Just = to be righteous (Titus 2:11-12)  Blameless = innocent, cannot be charged with wrongdoing (Titus 2:7-8; 2Pet.3:14)  Walked with God =persevere, continue (Eph.2:10)  3 ways to walk with God (Eph.5:2,8,15)  In love for God -As children of light -Carefully

5  God told him about the coming flood & how to save himself from destruction(Gen.6:11-18)  Faith in what God told him = action Heb.11:7  Today, God blesses us with the same favor  Tells of coming destruction & how to be saved  2 Pet.3:1-13

6  If Noah deviated from God’s instructions would he have continued to receive grace?  Obedience keeps us in good favor with God  Rom.6:1-2, 15, 6,  2 Pet.2:4-9,  Heb.10:26

7  Covenant = a promise of God  God’s promise to save Noah –Gen.6:18  God’s promise to mankind –Gen.9:8-17  God’s covenant with man today:  Based upon blood of Christ (Heb.12:22-24)  obedience to Him (Heb.12:25-29)  Guaranteed (Eph.1:13-14)  Incorruptible, undefiled, doesn’t fade, reserved (1Pet.1:3-5)

8 “By faith Noah, being divinely warned of things not yet seen, moved with godly fear, prepared an ark for the saving of his household, by which he condemned the world…” (Heb.11:7)  God extends His grace to us today through the blood of Christ  We contact the blood through baptism–Rom.6:3-5  Water is still essential to salvation -1Pet.3:18-21


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