Noah & Flood

120 Year Lifespan - I was curious about the blessing we give people to live till 120 years. What is the origin of the expression? Is that just a nice, very high number, or is that considered the upper limit? I wouldn’t think so since... More »
Is Seeing a Rainbow Good or Bad? - Is seeing a rainbow a good or a bad thing? On the one hand, it’s a majestic creation of God and a beautiful natural phenomenon. On the other, we are taught that it’s a sign God wants to destroy the world – and is only... More »
Meat After the Flood - Why was man permitted to eat meat after the Flood (Genesis 9:2-3)? Does the fact that at his creation man was not allowed to eat meat indicate that this is the ideal state of man? But if so, what changed after the... More »
Noah's Ark - There are obviously many ways by which God could have saved Noah. Why did Noah have to bother building an ark? And why did it take him 120 years? More »
Noah: Fixing Mistakes - If the generation of Noah was so corrupt, then why didn’t God just punish the people outright? Why the whole story of Noah building an ark? More »
Noah’s Curse of Canaan - When Noah became drunk and uncovered, wasn’t it his son Ham who saw him (Genesis 9:22)? Why was his son Canaan cursed? Why not Ham himself? More »
Sons of God – Bnei Elohim - The start of Genesis 6 states that the sons of God took wives from the daughters of men and had giant children. Who are these sons of God – angels? Does this agree with the Christian notion of rebellious, fallen angels... More »

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