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Series: Creation or Evolution?
Dr. Stan Coffey
February 8, 1987
INTRODUCTION: Genesis chapter 6 is the story of God's judgment upon the world, through the great flood. As we look at this chapter there are certain things that we notice about the flood that took place in the days of Noah. First of all, the flood is a historical fact. It is confirmed by archeologist. All civilizations everywhere have record of the flood, but it is the Bible which reveals the truth out of which all of these other legends spring. Secondly, not only does archeology tell us that there was a flood, geology tells us that there was a flood and there is great geological evidence for the catastrophe of the flood. Thirdly, the flood is not only confirmed by archeology and geology, but Christology. Jesus believed in the flood. Jesus said in Matthew 24, "As it was in the days of Noah, so shall it also be in the coming of the Son of man." (Matthew 24:37) If the days preceding the flood are characteristic of the end times, for the coming of our Lord, then a study of this chapter is indeed an important exercise.
I. GOD'S ANALYSIS OF THOSE TIMES
A. The times preceding the flood were times of apostasy - 6:1-3 What is meant by the statement "the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair; and they took them wives of all which they chose."
1. Some theologians believe that the sons of God were the descendants of the godly line of Seth, who intermarried with the ungodly line of Cain and that there was no longer separation but an unholy mixture. What are the problems with this view?
a. How would marriage between ungodly and godly human beings produce a race of giants?
b. How would mere backsliding produce such enormous wickedness as necessitated the flood?
2. Some believe that these sons of God were demon spirits that actually took human lives and inhabited human bodies then married the daughters of men and from ...
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