FAITH THAT WORKS: NOAH
JESUS CHRIST said that as it was in the days of Noah it will
once again be when He comes back to earth. He believed in the
Biblical account of Noah. That is reason enough for me to
believe it also.
A study of Noah's faith in an hour of unfaithfulness can also be
a stimulus to our faith. It involved ---
God warned Him of things about which he knew nothing. He made
an intellectual choice. He chose to believe God.
He chose to believe it was going to rain. It had never rained.
"Rain, what is rain?" God said it, Noah believed it. that
settled it. One of the greatest acts of faith recorded was Noah
striking that first blow with an ax on a gopher tree.
Right there is n the middle of a vast desert he started building
a large ship. That is a faith that works. For 120 years he
worked on that boat amid ridicule.
In a day when people preferred to forget about God, Noah made
Him the center of His life.
Note, Noah's faith resulted in works. He was faithfully
committed to God and responded by doing the work prescribed by
God. He wasn't depending on his work but on God. Satan tries
to confuse people on the issue of works.
Some, he is successful in leading to believe that works will
Others, he can't confuse with this deception. However,
eventhought they are saved by faith, he tries to further confuse
the issue by one of two ways. Some, he tries to lead to believe
they can only keep heir salvation by works. This is legalism.
Others, he leads to believe they are saved and kept by faith;
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