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Are We in the Days of Noah? | Jim Hammond
 
Recap
 
Pastor Jim taught a message entitled, “Are we in the Days of Noah?” Jesus’ disciples asked Him what the signs will be of His coming. Jesus said it will be like it was in the days of Noah: “But as the days of Noah were, so also will the coming of the Son of Man be. For as in the days before the flood, they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noah entered the ark, and did not know until the flood came and took them all away, so also will the coming of the Son of Man be.” Fellow believers, we are in the days of Noah. All they thought about in the days of Noah was eating and drinking and the like. They were not thinking about the flood that was coming. So it is today!
 
Dive Deeper
 
Another sign of the last days is deception. In Matthew 24, Jesus’ disciples asked Him what will be the signs of His coming. One of the first things He said was, “Don’t be deceived.” There will be a lot of deception in the last days.
 
2 Peter 3:3–4 tells us about another sign that we are in the last days: “Knowing this first: that scoffers will come in the last days, walking according to their own lusts, and saying, “Where is the promise of His coming? For since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they were from the beginning of creation.” Peter is telling us that in the last days, there will be scoffers, mockers. So there will be a society that mocks.
 
Matthew 24:37 says, “But as the days of Noah were, so also will the coming of the Son of Man be. 38 For as in the days before the flood, they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noah entered the ark, 39 and did not know until the flood came and took them all away, so also will the coming of the Son of Man be.” People were so busy with life and were not looking for the flood. And so the flood took them all unaware.
 
How else was it like before the flood? Genesis 6:5 says the Lord saw that the wickedness of man was great on the earth that every imagination and intention of all human thinking was only evil and it was continual.
 
Also before the flood, the “sons of God,” who were fallen angels, cohabited with human women and had children, thereby polluting the human generations.
 
Noah was perfect in his generations, meaning he and his children were 100 percent human. Noah and his family had not been infected with what you could call a “genetic mutation,” that was taking place on the earth.  
 
Satan tried to pollute the human blood in Noah’s time so as to make the human race “less human.” At the fall of man, God promised Satan one day the seed of woman would crush his head. So Satan set out to pollute the human generations.
 
Today the pollution of the human race is being done through science and genetics by scientists who call themselves “transhumanists.”
 
Transhumanist scientists want to give the planet something called three supers: 1) super longevity, 2) super health, and 3) super intelligence. They want to genetically modify the human race.
 
Think about it: As in the days of Noah, the human race was genetically modified, not through technology, but through the polluting of human blood by fallen angels. Today the transhumanists want to modify humans genetically through science.
 
Read About It
 
Matthew 24:3, 38–44, “Now as He sat on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to Him privately, saying, “Tell us, when will these things be? And what will be the sign of Your coming, and of the end of the age?” … 37 But as the days of Noah were, so also will the coming of the Son of Man be. 38 For as in the days before the flood, they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noah entered the ark, 39 and did not know until the flood came and took them all away, so also will the coming of the Son of Man be. 40 Then two men will be in the field: one will be taken and the other left. 41 Two women will be grinding at the mill: one will be taken and the other left. 42 Watch therefore, for you do not know what hour your Lord is coming. 43 But know this, that if the master of the house had known what hour the thief would come, he would have watched and not allowed his house to be broken into. 44 Therefore you also be ready, for the Son of Man is coming at an hour you do not expect.”
 
2 Peter 3:3, “Knowing this first: that scoffers will come in the last days, walking according to their own lusts, 4 and saying, Where is the promise of His coming? For since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they were from the beginning of creation.”
 
Gen. 6:5, “Then the Lord saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every intent of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.”
 
Discussion Questions
 
The people living before the flood were not living their lives so they would be ready when the flood came. Considering this, how can you live your life in a way so you are prepared for the return of the Lord?
 
There will be much deception in the earth; in fact, deception is already upon us. How can you keep yourself from becoming deceived?
 
One of the ways we can keep ourselves from falling away during the end days is to fellowship with like-minded believers. Are you a committed member of a solid Bible-believing church?

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