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Wednesday; March 27

One of the most interesting observations made in the Bible comes from Genesis 6:5-6 where it is recorded, “Then the Lord saw that the wickedness of man was great on the earth, and that every intent of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.The Lord was sorry that He had made man on the earth, and He was grieved in His heart.”.  Many of us are familiar with this passage providing a foundation for the story of the great flood, but I think something else can be gleaned from this passage.  It is easy for us to believe that we live in a horrible wicked world that has overwhelmed God’s influence.  We almost get the impression that God and God’s people have become victims of the evil to the earth; however, that is not necessarily true.  Yes, there is wickedness in the world, but that doesn’t mean that this is the worst of times.  Thousands of years ago, the historian Moses reflected on a time when God was so disgusted and dismayed that He blotted out much of His creation and sta…