It’s Friday again and here is another installment of this great study in Genesis by KD Manes. Comments disabled here, head over to KDs place and share your thoughts!
Then God said to Noah and to his sons with him: “I now establish my covenant with you and with your descendants after you and with every living creature that was with you—the birds, the livestock and all the wild animals, all those that came out of the ark with you—every living creature on earth. I establish my covenant with you: Never again will all life be cut off by the waters of a flood; never again will there be a flood to destroy the earth.” – Genesis 9:8-11
God’s promises to Noah covered several items concerning responsibilities of Noah and his descendants, (as mentioned in my last post), but the word “covenant” is first used in Genesis 9:9.
Covenant means “a binding promise”.
Alongside God’s judgment of the devastating flood is a promise. No doubt, God’s repetitive promises brought great hope to Noah and his family who had experienced…
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