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When God's Patience Runs Out (6 of 31)
Series: Foundations for Life
Ernest L. Easley
We're in the middle of a series of messages from the first 11 chapters of Genesis. This morning we come to chapter 6. So take your Bible and turn please to Genesis chapter 6!
I want to show you this morning from God's Word what's going to happen to you if you leave God out of your life! Some of you here and others watching on television are missing out on God's best for your life because you've never said ''Yes'' to Jesus Christ.
May I tell you that God's Patience with you will not last forever! In fact we learn from Genesis 6 that God's Patience can run out! That's what I want to talk to you about this morning from Genesis 6
And it's here we find that God's patience does not last forever! That's the truth we find here in Genesis 6. We're thinking today on this subject: ''When God's Patience Runs Out'', and as we do I want to draw your attention to several things from this chapter.
(1) THE CORRUPTION OF THE PEOPLE.
Now the Bible tells us that the corruption of the people could be seen by
-the wickedness of the ungodly.
Verses 1-2, the days of Noah were marked by apostasy that is a falling away from God! Right had become wrong and wrong had become right. Sodom-like sins had become common and we're going to see that finally God's patience runs out!
Now verse 1 tells us that there was a great population explosion. And that population explosion led to spiritual decay! Now there has been a lot of discussion regarding these ''sons of God'' we read about in verse 2.
Some say they refer to godly line of Seth. And these men from Seth's family turned from God and were marrying women from the ungodly family of Cain.
Others say they refer to that host of fallen angels that had already decided to follow Lucifer who fell even lower by defying the limits that God had set and they went after ''strange flesh.'' In fact the phrase ''sons of God ...
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