Why did God, who knew that wiping the earth clean couldn’t make the soul of man pure, go ahead with the Flood? First it seems that perhaps the Flood story echoes a salvation story to come in ages far away into the future. Through one man is mankind saved. Judgment passes upon all (2 Peter 2:5). A family is saved by entering the ark “to escape the flood” (Gen 7:7 NLT, similar to many other versions). Continue reading