The story of Noah in the Bible marks a turning point. From creation to Noah, the Bible mostly records only genealogical data: a man’s name, the name of his son, and how long he lived. Some men rate a brief description. Noah’s faith gets three chapters in Genesis. Isaiah and Ezekiel both mention him.
In the New Testament, Jesus mentions Noah a couple of times. He appears in the faith hall of fame in Hebrews 11, where it says that by faith, Noah condemned the world. Peter calls him a “preacher of righteousness.”
Most of us know something of the story of Noah and the ark, but how much attention do we pay to Noah himself?… Read the rest