Matt. 24:37-39 For as were the days of Noah, so will be the coming of the Son of Man. For as in those days before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day when Noah entered the ark, and they were unaware until the flood came and swept them all away, so will be the coming of the Son of Man.
It paints quite a picture when Jesus speaks about the days of Noah. I think He was talking about more than just a flood. Parris and I actually live on the Boque Falaya River north of New Orleans. Last weekend there was another one of those thousand year floods, you know the ones that come about every ten years. Unfortunately this one flooded our house. At the end of the day water in your house is not a big deal. What is a big deal is being unprepared for the soon return of the Son of Man. That was what Jesus was talking about, people living an ungodly life, blind to the approaching judgement that is coming on the world. The signs of His return are all around us. Noah’s generation didn’t listen to Noah’s warnings. The consequences were enormous. The Fire Bible talks about the signs of the times we live in by looking at the immoral condition of society. Check it out.
“An unbelievable increase in immoral behavior, shamelessness and rebellion against God will characterize the last days. Many people will turn against all moral guidelines, resulting in even more ungodly sexual practices, immorality, adultery, pornography, drugs, ungodly music and lustful entertainment. It will be “as it was in the days of Noah” , when the thoughts and desires of human hearts were evil continually. It will be as “in the days of Lot” , when homosexuality, lesbianism and all kinds of unholy sexual relations filled all levels of society. Jesus goes on to explain that true love will be rare.”
It seems as if the moral condition of our world has deteriorated at an increasing velocity over the last few years. Things which were unspeakable and unthinkable are actually part of our world today. The scary part is that our leading officials have embraced these immoral lifestyles and made them actually a part of our society. Our schools have lost their moorings, teaching as normal the sins of Sodom and Gomorrah. The Lord will return and His rewards and His justice will follow. Why does He delay His coming? He is waiting for you and many others to make themselves ready for that day.