Divine Disruptions Part 4 – 10/20/19 AM

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Divine Disruptions Sermon Series Part 4

The Disruption of Building

Genesis 6:14

Intro: If there was ever a man that experienced a “Divine Disruption”, it was Noah.

Can you imagine what must have gone through his mind after his conversation with the Lord?

 

I. God’s Assessment – vs. 5, 6, 7, 11, 12

Genesis 6

  • 5 And GOD saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.
  • 6 And it repented the LORD that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved him at his heart.
  • 7 And the LORD said, I will destroy man whom I have created from the face of the earth; both man, and beast, and the creeping thing, and the fowls of the air; for it repenteth me that I have made them.
  • 11 The earth also was corrupt before God, and the earth was filled with violence.
  • 12 And God looked upon the earth, and, behold, it was corrupt; for all flesh had corrupted his way upon the earth.
  • 13 And God said unto Noah, The end of all flesh is come before me; for the earth is filled with violence through them; and, behold, I will destroy them with the earth.

NOTE: We are there!!

Matthew 24

  • 36 But of that day and hour knoweth no man, no, not the angels of heaven, but my Father only.
  • 37 But as the days of Noe were, so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.
  • 38 For as in the days that were before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noe entered into the ark,
  • 39 And knew not until the flood came, and took them all away; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.

II. God’s Assistant – vs. 8, 9

22 Thus did Noah, according to all that God commanded him, so did he.

Noah was a man of:

A. Perfect Integrity – vs. 8, 9

  • 2 Peter 2:5 And spared not the old world, but saved Noah the eighth person, a preacher of righteousness, bringing in the flood upon the world of the ungodly;

B. Providential Intimacy – and Noah walked with God…

C. Personal Investment -– vs. 14 – Make THEE

D. Passionate Involvement -22 Thus did Noah, according to all that God commanded him, so did he.

III. God’s Assignment – vs. 14-21

Noah’s building project wasn’t really optional:

  • Him Self
  • His Spouse
  • His Seed

God is looking for people to BUILD AN ARK for the saving of others.

  • Hebrews 11:7 By faith Noah, being warned of God of things not seen as yet, moved with fear, prepared an ark to the saving of his house; by the which he condemned the world, and became heir of the righteousness which is by faith.

Noah, to build the Ark, had to:

  • Find the Tools
  • Fell the Trees
  • Forfeit the Treasure
  • Follow the Template
  • Fight the Temptations
  • Forget the Taunting
  • Fit the Timeframe
  • Finish the Task