Friday, February 24, 2012

Somewhere over the rainbow...

The Ark of Noah by Heqi

The first scripture this Sunday picks up the story of Noah's ark, just as the flood subsides and God establishes a covenant of peace with Noah and his family and descendants.  The sign of the covenant is the rainbow!
God said to Noah and to his sons with him:
"See, I am now establishing my covenant with you
and your descendants after you
and with every living creature that was with you:
all the birds, and the various tame and wild animals
that were with you and came out of the ark...
"This is the sign that I am giving for all ages to come,
of the covenant between me and you
and every living creature with you:
I set my bow in the clouds to serve as a signof the covenant between me and the earth...
For the full text of that passage and the other readings (and brief commentary on them), see this earlier post.


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