And so, Genesis 6:5 says, “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” and again in verses 11-12 “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.” He was grieved whereby in verse 7 He declared, “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.8 But Noah found grace in the eyes of the Lord.” Again in verse 13 we read “And God said unto Noah, The end of all flesh is come before me; for the earth which is with pacificdreamscapes.com san diego ca
is filled with violence through them; and, behold, I will destroy them with the earth.” It is at this juncture that God gives Noah instructions to build an ark with all of its dimensions. This would be the only thing that would save any human being that would have potentially listened. Some refer to it as the ark of safety.