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Understanding our lives

This is a series of articles following the life of Noah building a huge boat, being brought through a massive flood, and finally emerging on to dry land.
We may think that we cannot learn anything from Noah, but I believe his life is full of situations that we can learn from.
Here are the articles to hopefully help us to understand more about our lives:

[11] Have we got a sweet smelling life?

Incense rising up creating a sweet fragrance.

Have you noticed the difference in how God is described before the Flood and then after the Flood?
Before the Flood:
“He was grieved in His heart that He had made man.”
After the Flood:
He smelt the sweet fragrance.” …

[12] Being consistent, no problem!

Noah lays drunk and naked in his open tent.

Would you believe it – look at this!
“Noah, a man of the soil, proceeded to plant a vineyard. When he drank some of it’s wine, he became drunk and lay uncovered inside his tent.” Genesis 9:21
After such a mighty deliverance, you would have thought it was all plain sailing from now on – excuse the pun! …