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But Noah
found grace
in the eyes
of the Lord.
Genesis 6:8


. . . learning from the men, women and children of Bible times
            Noah,     the first ship-builder and zoo-keeper                                                           This is a true story!
 

     Noah was a righteous man who obeyed God. The rest of the world had turned away from God and had become evil.  This made God sad. But it also made Him angry, so God told Noah that He was going to send a great flood to destroy all of the wicked people.  But because Noah was good and found favor in the eyes of the Lord, God promised to save him and his family.

     God told Noah to build a huge boat (called an ark) which was going to allow Noah and his family to survive the flood. God also sent two of each kind of bird and animal male and female to Noah for him to put in the ark. 

     Once Noah and his three sons and their wives and his own wife were on the ark it began to rain. Not only did it rain but God also made water burst out of the ground as well. After forty days of rain all of the earth was covered by water. Even the mountain tops!  Everyone on the earth died except those who were on the ark.

     After the rain stopped it took months for the water to recede enough for the ark to run aground on the top of a mountain.  Noah released a dove from a window in the ark to see if the water had receded enough for Noah and his family to leave the ark. 

     The dove soon returned because there was no place for it to land. A week later Noah released the bird again and it returned with an olive leaf in its beak! 

     So Noah waited one more week and then released the dove a third time. This time it did not return. Then God told Noah to leave the ark and release the animals so they could repopulate the earth.

     After everyone had left the ark God told them that he would never destroy the earth again by flood.

     And as a sign of His promise God set the rainbow in the sky so that whenever it rained God would remember his promise.


Similarities between Noah and Jesus


It took Noah  and his family 120 years to build the ark.  (Genesis 6:3)
 
Noah's name means 'rest'

Noah lived 950 years

Noah saw the world’s first rainbow (Gen. 9:11-17)

Noah didn’t bring the animals into the ark God did (Gen 6:20)

Noah’s grandfather, Methuselah, was the oldest man who ever lived (969 years).

These are the answers:
bull  -  ewe  -  buck   -  drake  -  hob  -  vixen  -  gander  -  jenny  -  ram  -  sow  -  doe  -  jill 
Pick from the list above to type in your answer in the white input box.

What do you call a:....

       male duck?      
       male deer?      
    male bovine?      
  female sheep?      
female donkey?      
   female deer?      
female possum?      
      female fox?      
      male ferret?      
     male sheep?      
     male goose?      
      female pig?      


Similarities Between Noah and Jesus

Noah’s name means “rest or “comfort.”, Gen 5:28,29

Noah found favor in God’s eyes, Gen 6:8

Noah was a righteous man, Gen 6:9

God gave Noah work to do,.Gen 6:14

Noah was obedient Gen, 6:22 

Everyone who went into the ark was saved,  Gen 8:18-19

Noah offered a sacrifice to God,  Gen 8:20

God made a new covenant with Noah, Gen 9:8-9 

We have rest in Jesus, Mt 11:28

Jesus found favor in Gods eyes, Mt 3:17

Jesus was a righteous man, Lk 23:47

God gave Jesus work to do, Jn 17:4

Jesus was obedient unto death, Phil 2:8

All who accept Christ are saved, Jn 18:9

 Jesus offered himself as a sacrifice, Eph 5:2

God gave us a new covenant through Jesus, Heb 8:10-13

   

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

                                                                                                                    

                                                                                              
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