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Deluge, The


1. Sent as a punishment for the extreme wickedness of man. Ge 6:5-7,11-13,17.

2. Called the

a. Flood. Ge 9:28.

b. Waters of Noah. Isa 54:9.

3. Noah forewarned of. Ge 6:13; Heb 11:7.

4. Long-suffering of God exhibited in deferring. Ge 6:3; 1Pe 3:20.

5. The wicked warned of. 1Pe 3:19,20; 2Pe 2:5.

6. Noah, &c, saved from. Ge 6:18-22; 7:13,14.

7. Date of its commencement. Ge 7:11.

8. Came suddenly and unexpectedly. Mt 24:38,39.

9. Produced by

a. Forty days’ incessant rain. Ge 7:4,12,17.

b. Opening up of the fountains of the great deep. Ge 7:11.

10. Increased gradually. Ge 7:17,18.

11. Extreme height of. Ge 7:19,20.

12. Time of its increase and prevailing. Ge 7:24.

13. Causes of its abatement. Ge 8:1,2.

14. Decrease of gradual. Ge 8:3,5.

15. Date of its complete removal. Ge 8:13.

16. Complete destruction of whole earth effected by. Ge 7:23.

17. Entire face of the earth changed by. 2Pe 3:5,6.

18. Traditional notice of. Job 22:15-17.

19. That it shall never again occur

a. Promised. Ge 8:21,22.

b. Confirmed by covenant. Ge 9:9-11.

c. The rainbow a token. Ge 9:12-17.

d. A pledge of God’s faithfulness. Isa 54:9,10.

20. Illustrative

a. Of the destruction of sinners. Ps 32:6; Isa 28:2,18.

b. Of baptism. 1Pe 3:20,21.

c. (Unexpectedness of,) of suddenness of Christ’s coming. Mt 24:36-39; Lu 17:26,27-30.