- RIGHTEOUS LIVING– (Genesis 6:9, 7:1)
7:1Then the Lord said to Noah, “Come into the ark, you and all your household, because I have seen that you are righteous before Me in this generation.
RIGHTEOUSNESS IMPUTED VS. RIGHTEOUSNESS EXPECTED
Robert Murray McCheyne wrote to Dan Edwards after the latter’s ordination as a missionary, “In great measure, according to the purity and perfections of the instrument, will be the success. It is not great talents God blesses so much as great likeness to Jesus. A holy minister is an awful weapon in the hand of God”. – Paul Borthwick, Leading the Way, Navpress, 1989, pp. 65.
Note: Righteousness can lead to Receptiveness (v.13-14)
13 And God said to Noah…Make yourself an Ark
- RADICAL FAITH – (Genesis 6:22)
Note: Believing in Jesus begins a Relationship, following Jesus must be Radical
Note: Radical faith leads to radical action.
- RISE ABOVE– (Genesis 7:1, 17-19)