Some people tell me that God is not good. They do not understand some of the things God has done. Yesterday we talked about God’s disappointment. The earth was full of very bad people. Finally, God decided to destroy the bad people so the earth would not become worse and worse. God was not happy to do this. It made Him very sad!
God did not become angry with people and send the flood right away. He gave the people time to repent and follow Him. But the people did not change their hearts. Noah was the only man on earth who pleased God. Noah and his family were the only people saved from the flood. Genesis 7:1 tells us what God said to Noah. “Then the Lord said to Noah, ‘I have seen that you are a good man, even among the evil people of this time. So gather your family, and all of you go into the boat.”
Some people may not understand why God destroyed the earth with a flood. But we can be sure that God is all-knowing and wise. He always chooses to do the right things at the right time.
Always remember that God is good. He has done many wonderful things for you and me. Take time today to praise Him and thank Him!