I am sitting here taking another read through this last paragraph of the Sermon on the Mount, and a phrase jumps out at me.
And the rain descended, and the floods came, ~ Matthew 7:25
These are the words of Jesus in Matthew 7, describing the house built on responding to the words of Jesus, the house built on the Rock. Here is the whole verse:
And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and burst against that house; and yet it did not fall, for it had been founded upon the rock. ~ Matthew 7:25
But that little chunk carried my mind back to the account of Noah and the Ark he built for the Lord.
It was probably about 20 years ago, and I was reading through the book of Genesis in “Dake’s Annotated Reference Bible” and I learned something truly…
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