Re: [asa] rainbow covenant

From: gordon brown <gbrown@Colorado.EDU>
Date: Thu Oct 11 2007 - 11:28:55 EDT

Local doesn't necessarily mean small. The implication of the Genesis
account seems to be that the Flood was of a magnitude far greater than
that of any "normal" flood. Thus the promise of no repeat does not mean
that there will be no more destructive local floods.

Gordon Brown (ASA member)

On Thu, 11 Oct 2007, Merv wrote:

>
> I just enjoyed watching the movie "Evan Almighty" last night with the youth
> group. For anyone willing to understand the entertainment genre for what it
> is (i.e. stop expecting only serious theology and serious science), it makes
> for an enjoyable time complete with theatrics aimed at Junior highers.
>
> It did provoke at least one serious reflection for me though: If the flood
> was a localized event (as most here seem solidly convinced of), then what is
> the meaning of God's promise that such an event will never happen again?
> Doesn't such a promise become nonsensical as applied to floods in general?
> I'd love to see responses to this if any of you have one.
>
> --Merv
>
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