Noah was a righteous man, blameless among the people of his time, and he walked faithfully with God – Genesis 6:9b
Anyone hearing this description might be quick to immediately discount any impact they could have, for fear of not being able to measure up to the standards set by Noah. But what amazes me most about Noah is not so much what he did, but what he didn’t do…
Noah never gave up. He persevered. And most importantly, he obeyed.
John Maxwell says, “Character and perseverance determine what happens after a decision is made.” Obedience to God isn’t just about saying “Yes” to God, but about actually following through with your actions.
“Character and perseverance determine what happens after a decision is made.”John Maxwell
Many of us waver and question our faith if God doesn’t respond to our prayers right away or if things don’t turn out quite like we’d imagined. Yet Noah persevered through decades of criticism to follow what God called Him to do.
Our past can affect our future, but it shouldn’t keep us from doing what we’re called to in the present day. Today is all we’re guaranteed, so make sure to make the most of it!
Once A Day Chronological Bible Reading Plan & Devotion
Scripture: Genesis 4:1-7:24
You can use this daily Bible reading plan with any Bible, but it’s patterned from NIV Once-A-Day Bible: Chronological Edition (which you can buy by clicking the title or the image below).
Remember, you can start on ANY day of the year with this Once A Day Chronological Bible Reading Plan & Devotion…just click here to go to Day 1!