- He was told that something was going to happen that had never happened before, a flood.
- He was told to build something that had never been built before and for which up to this point there was no need.
Yet look how Noah reacts. The language in the text is stunning. The writer of Hebrews tells us that “in reverence” Noah prepared an ark. Noah looked at the building of this unknown vessel for an event that had never happened in history as worship.
That challenges me.
Have you ever sensed God leading you to do something different? Something really against the grain? Something that no one else would understand? How did you respond?
Noah obeyed. He prepared what seemed to be an incredibly weird project for what God had told him to do. It took many years. Yet when the time came Noah was prepared.
This challenges me to do all that God has laid out for me in reverence. Waiting for His timing. Not worrying about whether the project makes sense. Just doing what He says I am to do.
How about you?