DAY 75 - BIG PICTURE IN A YEAR - THE FALL & THE FLOOD
So the Lord said, “I will wipe from the face of the earth the human race I have created..
Genesis 6: 7
Reading: Genesis 6; 1 John 1: 7-19
Ultimately, it was serious sin that broke God's heart and caused Him to bring on the Great Flood. Note how He repeats His role of responsibility in the creation of Man in the first place - "the human race I have created."
Sin and God cannot work together. Just as two liquids of different densities cannot mix, God can never tolerate sin. It goes against His very nature – and this is why, when we persist in sin, it separates us from Him.
If you never before realised how miraculous it is that you can enter God's holy presence - meditate upon the Flood. And then consider Jesus on the cross. Instead of pouring out His wrath on all of mankind as in the Flood, God poured His wrath out of Jesus on the cross.
Picture Jesus holding back the Flood waters like a giant Colossus. Wow!
Jesus, thank you for being willing to take God's wrath, even though we don't deserve it.
For the family
Do an experiment together showing how oil and water can not mix or watch this video together showing the same findings
Explain how sin cannot mix with God because of how righteous He is, and that we need to continual confess our sins to Him so that we can be intimate with Him, without our sin getting in the way.