Gen 8:5-7 weekly devotion

#1
Genesis 8:5 King James Version (KJV)
5 And the waters decreased continually until the tenth month: in the tenth month, on the first day of the month, were the tops of the mountains seen.

Genesis 8:5 Expanded Bible (EXB)

5 The water continued to ·go down [recede] so that by the first day of the tenth month the tops of the mountains could be seen.

Expanded Bible (EXB)
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These are my thoughts.
Eventually the waters in our lives will pass and we will see the mountains.
 
#3
Genesis 8:6 King James Version (KJV)
6 And it came to pass at the end of forty days, that Noah opened the window of the ark which he had made:

Genesis 8:6 Expanded Bible (EXB)


6 Forty days later Noah opened the ·window [hatch] he had made in the ·boat [ark], and

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These are my thoughts.
God sometimes wants us to see what is going around as we go thru what He has promised us.
 
#4
Genesis 8:7 King James Version (KJV)
7 And he sent forth a raven, which went forth to and fro, until the waters were dried up from off the earth.

Genesis 8:7 Expanded Bible (EXB)


7 he sent out a raven. It ·flew [L went] here and there until the water had dried up from the earth.

Expanded Bible (EXB)
The Expanded Bible, Copyright © 2011 Thomas Nelson Inc. All rights reserved.

These are my thoughts.
Sometimes even after we take action God has us wait before we take further action.
 
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