Question: I just read your answer to the question about whether boys should see one another naked as in locker rooms, etc. In the Bible, when Ham “saw his father’s nakedness,” that does not mean he literally saw his father without clothing on. It literally meant that he had sex with his father’s wife. That…

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Question: In Bible class this morning the teacher made the comment that during Noah’s day Noah was the only person that was righteous. I disagreed stating that the other seven family members had to be righteous as well because God saw fit to save them. What is your response to this matter? Answer: “Then the…

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Question: How do you know that Ham was the youngest son? Answer: “So Noah awoke from his wine, and knew what his younger son had done to him” (Genesis 9:24). The word “younger,” or “youngest” depending on your translation, comes from the Hebrew word qatan. It is an adjective which can be translated as “small,” “insignificant,”…

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Text: I Peter 3:18-22   I.         In our reading, Peter draws on the account of Noah’s salvation to illustrate how the Christian is saved.             A.        Many people object to the straight forward reading of I Peter 3:21 because it stands contrary to what they have accepted.                         1.         To many people, baptism is simply a ritual without much meaning…

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Question: Did Noah go to heaven or hell? Answer: Noah is spoken of as a man of faith and righteousness. “But Noah found grace in the eyes of the LORD” (Genesis 6:9). “”Even if these three men, Noah, Daniel, and Job, were in it, they would deliver only themselves by their righteousness,” says the Lord…

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