“These are the generations of Noah. Noah was a righteous man, blameless in his generation. Noah walked with God.”
Genesis 6:9 ESV
“Noah did this; he did all that God commanded him.”
Genesis 6:22 ESV
There are a couple of striking things that stand out about Noah from these passages. We will do well to imitate his relationship with God; after all he’s the one God uses to deliver and save Mankind from the flood.
1) Noah was righteous. This means he was a God-fearing, God-listening man. He desired to do the right things which honored God. Noah wasn’t perfect and neither are we but we can see that God used him because of his heart’s desire. Christ has made us righteous in God’s sight and we are able to be used for God’s purposes.
2) Noah was blameless. Noah lives in such a way that he was beyond reproach. No one could lay a charge against him.
3) Noah walked with God. Like Enoch, Noah was walking with God. However instead of God taking him like Enoch, God used Him in the world to help proclaim the message of the Lord. Sometimes we want God to take us out of situations but God wants to use us in the middle of them.
4) Noah did all God commanded. Noah was marked by obedience and followed all the commands of God. When we obey God we are vehicles for God to use us and present His message of salvation.
How is God using you in your generation?
Are you walking blameless and righteously?
Are being obedient to all of God’s commands and what He has revealed to you?
How can your walk with God help others see God at work around them?