Jim Henry, Pastor
First Baptist Church
3701 L.B. McLeod Road
Orlando, FL 32805
Reprinted from Radio Program "WE BELIEVE"S
Print #48, CT #1523
"Noah Before The Flood"
I don't know of a passage that would be any more interesting to
us today than this passage in chapter 6 and ? of Noah. I think the
interest is twofold: first of all, it's highly significant that in
the last year or so there have been those who have gone on expeditions
to the nation of Turkey, believing that they have found the literal
ark, as it's been captured in ice through the centuries, trying to get
permission to go in and chip that thing out and somehow haul it back
for study. It's been fascinating to watch and study this on television.
I don't know if that's the ark or not. If it is, that will be wonderful.
If it is not, it doesn't make me believe any less what God's Word
says right here. If they find out that it was just another ship
somewhere, and not the ark, I'm not going to get all torn up and lose
my faith. If it is, it just underscores what God's Word has already
said, But it's significant that in our day, this very interesting,
scientific expedition is trying to get permission to see if this was
The second thing is, that as we look at the judgment of God on
a wicked world, we also see the lines being drawn in our world. There
is another judgment to come. God says this time it will not be by
water. This time it will be by fire. For a long time people laughed
at that. Preachers would preach about the world being destroyed by
fire and people would say, "Oh, that's just impossible. How can
there be a fire big enough to destroy the world?" Now, since the
discovery and use of the atomic bomb, we know it's possible. Thousands
and thousands of hydrogen and atomic bombs are being laid up by the
great powers of the countries. I've read where they are trying to get
a court to let loose the hydrogen bomb secret, how to put it together,
I'm gl ...
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