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Never Again

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As young children and youth, many of us, even if we did not grow up in church, we heard and read about the story of Noah in the Bible.  You know, the ark, lots of rain, animals 2x2 and rainbows.  It's familiar to most people.  I have been studying the book of Genesis for awhile and there is so much more to the story than that.  Such powerful truths.

It is sometimes hard to understand in our humanness why God would destroy the earth and everyone in it.  He stated in Genesis that He was sorry that He had created man.  There is a lot of speculation with this verse but I do not believe it is because He thought He had made a mistake.  God does not make mistakes.  I believe that He was merely trying to make a statement.  He was disappointed and that is putting it lightly.  The people were wicked and ungodly.  The bottom line concerning the flood and God's wrath is this:  no one died in an unjust manner.  
So, after the flood, the waters receded and Noah and his family, along with th…