Time for a New Ark

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Sermon text: Genesis 9:8-17  

       As our passage today begins, God says to Noah, “Behold, I establish my covenant with you and with your descendants after you, and with every living creature, that is, with the birds, the cattle, and every beast that is with you, as many as came out of the ark.” No heaven-sent flood will destroy the creation again. “While the earth remains,” says Genesis 8:22, “seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night, shall not cease.” The rainbow that appears in the clouds will serve as a reminder of this promise. The Hebrew storyteller thought of the bow in the clouds as a weapon hung up on the wall forever as a sign of peace between God and the creation...See full sermon here