Now What–Genesis 8 Part 2

One never relishes the idea of being called out by God.  But, for Noah, God was calling him out to be free again from the confines of the Ark.  He was the reset for all mankind.  It must have been a difficult mixture of emotions to see the world in a Pristine form again.  Noah could see the animals leaving the Ark and starting to repopulate the land.  I am sure Noah  was thinking–Now What?  The great news was that God had a plan.  Just as he had since the beginning.  God knew way in advance that even after the reset, men would still be sinful.  But, God would begin to build a kingdom of priests that would give men the access to a relationship with God, despite their sinful nature.

We do not need to see the end of our journey from our current position.  We need only know that God has a plan for us and will complete it until the day of Christ Jesus. If we can grasp that; we can make each day’s journey enough.  We seek him with our hearts and follow him humbly and closely.  As we do–he continues to protect, provide and prepare us for an eternity at his side–as one of his chosen.  It’s a great place to be and a great God to make that place available to us!
God Bless You
By the first day of the first month of Noah’s six hundred and first year, the water had dried up from the earth. Noah then removed the covering from the ark and saw that the surface of the ground was dry. 14 By the twenty-seventh day of the second month the earth was completely dry.15 Then God said to Noah, 16 “Come out of the ark, you and your wife and your sons and their wives. 17 Bring out every kind of living creature that is with you—the birds, the animals, and all the creatures that move along the ground—so they can multiply on the earth and be fruitful and increase in number on it.”

18 So Noah came out, together with his sons and his wife and his sons’ wives. 19 All the animals and all the creatures that move along the ground and all the birds—everything that moves on land—came out of the ark, one kind after another.

20 Then Noah built an altar to the Lord and, taking some of all the clean animals and clean birds, he sacrificed burnt offerings on it. 21 The Lord smelled the pleasing aroma and said in his heart: “Never again will I curse the ground because of humans, even though[a] every inclination of the human heart is evil from childhood. And never again will I destroy all living creatures, as I have done.

22 “As long as the earth endures,
seedtime and harvest,
cold and heat,
summer and winter,
day and night
will never cease

Author: Michael Smith

This is an amazing Journey. I hope you will hear from the Lord, as you seek Him with your heart. Matthew 6:33

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