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Noah: A Faith That Separates! (3 of 11)
Series: Faith Factor
Steve N. Wagers
1. The Priority that Noah Established!
A. The Word of God which He Heard!
B. The Word from God which He Heeded!
2. The Provision that Noah Embraced!
A. The Seal of the Ship!
B. The Size of the Ship!
C. The Structure of the Ship!
D. The Security of the Ship!
3. The Promise that Noah Enjoyed!
A. The Message of His Deliverance!
B. The Means of His Deliverance!
1. Without a doubt, one of the most famous ships that ever sailed was the H.M.S. Titanic. In her day, she was a state of the art Ocean liner, 882.5 ft long; her beam 92.5 ft. and 60.5 ft from water line to boat deck. She consisted of 9 decks. She was designed to remain afloat with any 2 compartments flooded, possibly three.
2. She could carry 329 passenger's first class, 285 passengers 2nd class, and 710 passengers 3rd class. On her maiden voyage across the Atlantic, she carried 2227 on board. When she sank on April 15, 1912, of her 2227 passengers and crew, only 705 survived. It was widely regarded that the "Olympic Class" liners were largely unsinkable and were themselves lifeboats. In fact, the boast was made that the Titanic was the unsinkable ship. The White Star Company, who had designed the massive ship, gave a public statement that "not even God could sink the Titanic."
3. Yet, on April 15, 1912, the Titanic did sink. In a matter of hours more than 1500 people lost their lives in the icy waters of the North Atlantic. It turned out that the Titanic was not an unsinkable ship.
4. As we continue our walk through Hebrews 11, we come to a man who built the only unsinkable ship. His name is Noah and his life of faith speaks volumes to my heart for several reasons. First, I see:
1. The PRIORITY that Noah ESTABLISHED!
1. The days of Noah were wicked, ungodly, corrupt and depraved. In fact, in Genesis 6: 5-6 we read, "And GOD saw that the wickedness of ...
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