You see the rainbow, the first thing that comes to mind is the gay community. Today, the rainbow has come to represent homosexuality. But when researching the history of the rainbow, you will reach the point where a man named Noah built an ark to escape a massive flood. In the process, he also saved droves of warm-blooded animals. And the continuance of life when the surge ended. The rainbow’s original meaning has to do with a promise from God.

When the water receded, and the devastation was revealed. It was heartbreaking!

According to scripture, when the flood receded, and it revealed the devastation. The aftermath was heartbreaking! God felt empathy for humanity. He decided to make a promise to never, in all eternity, use another flood to punish humans. Although God hates the sin, although He will punish sin, His promise was never to be so drastic as to flood the earth and kill all warm-blooded creatures. Whenever it rains the rainbow shows up to reassure us that there will never be a flood like Noah’s time.

“An illogical and unwarranted assumption prevails today relating to the landing spot of Noah’s ark. People—highly educated people—are sure that Noah’s ark landed on the remote and inaccessible heights of Mount Ararat, a 17,000-foot (5180 m) volcanic mountain in modern-day Turkey. The Book of Genesis does not say that the ark landed on Mount Ararat, but rather “on the mountains of Ararat” (Genesis 8:4), meaning on a mountain somewhere within the range. 

Think about it: If you were Noah, would you land a huge craft full of animals, tools, and supplies near the top of the highest, craggiest peak in the mountain chain? Why would you land your ship and everything you’ve brought from the pre-Flood world in an extremely precarious location? Wouldn’t you want to live in the ark until you made suitable habitations nearby? Wouldn’t you want to use the ark wood to build those habitations, and to make fires?” – Ancient Origins*

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