noah jesus parallels

1. Preachers of Righteousness

Both men were preachers of righteousness. Jesus Christ had a ministry, teaching righteousness in order people will make it to Heaven (Matthew 5:44-48). Noah taught righteousness in order to save people from the big flood (2 Peter 2:5).

 

2. Walk Faithfully with God

Both men walk faithfully with God. Moses walk faithfully and found favor in the sight of the Lord (Genesis 6:9). Jesus Christ only did what God did, so he walked faithfully (John 5:19).

 

3. Salvation of Family

God saved Noah’s family from the flood due to Noah’s righteousness (Genesis 7:1). Anyone who believed in Jesus Christ is consider family thus being saved from the wrath of God (Matthew 12:50, Ephesians 1:5, John 3:36).

 

4. Blameless

Both men were blameless in God’s sight (Genesis 6:9, 1 Peter 1:19).

 

5. New Covenant

God established a new covenant through Noah by making a promise that he will never wipe out the Earth with a flood again (Genesis 9:11-17). God established a new covenant through Jesus Christ through a promise that anyone who truly believes and follows him will have eternal life (John 3:36, Hebrews 8:6).

 

6. Humiliation

Both men were humiliated by their own people. Noah was humiliated by his own son (Genesis 9:21-23). Jesus Christ was humiliated by his own creations (John 19:15, 1 John 3:1).

 

7. Sacrifice

Like Moses, Jesus Christ provided a pleasing sacrifice to God (Genesis 8:21, Hebrews 7:27).

 

8. Flocks

Noah had different flocks of animals in the ark (Genesis 7:2). Jesus Christ consider the human race as a flock of sheep (John 10:11).

 

9. Vineyard

Both men have a vineyard. Noah created a vineyard after the flood (Genesis 9:20). Jesus Christ as God considers the Kingdom of Heaven on Earth as his vineyard (Mark 12:1-9, Matthew 20:1-16).

 

10. Dove

Both men send out a dove or dove like spirit on Earth. Noah send out a dove (Genesis 8:8-10). Jesus Christ send out the Holy Spirit to the church (John 15:26) who descended from Heaven like a dove (Matthew 3:16).

 

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