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Noah: Unsinkable Faith (3 of 12)
Series: Fantastic Faith
Steve N. Wagers
February 6, 2008
1. A Faith that Waits!
A) His Hearing of the Word
B) His Heeding of the Word
2. A Faith that Works!
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. A Faith that Wins!
A) A Bold Man
B) A Blessed Man
One of the most famous ships ever to have sailed is the H. M. S. Titanic. In her day, she was a state of the art ocean liner 882 feet long; her beam 92.5 ft and 60.5 feet from water line to boat deck. She consisted of 9 decks, and was designed to remain afloat with any 2-3 compartments flooded.
She could carry 329 passengers 1st class, 285 passengers 2nd class, and 710 passengers 3rd class. On her infamous voyage across the Atlantic, she carried a total of 2227 passengers. It was widely regarded that the "Olympic Class" liners were largely "unsinkable" and were themselves lifeboats.
The White Star Company, who had designed the ship boldly declared that, "No even God could sink the Titanic." Yet, on April 15, 1912 the Titanic sank into the icy waters of the North Atlantic; and, of the 2227 passengers, only 705 survived. Titanic turned out to be not so "unsinkable" after all.
As we continue our journey of Fantastic Faith, we meet a man tonight who built the only unsinkable ship. He is a man by the name of Noah and his life of faith speaks volumes to my heart. He built an unsinkable ship, because he believed with an unsinkable faith.
The unsinkable faith of Noah reveals:
1. A Faith that WAITS!
As we established last week through the life of Enoch, the days which preceded the flood were the most wicked, and ungodly days of past recorded history.
Yet, in the midst of a wicked and perverse generation, Noah waits on the will of God that he found from the Word of God. The #1 priority on Noah's Day-Timer was to wait on what God told him to do. As ...
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