Gods Rainbow An Eternal Promise
We see it in the sky after a rainy day when the sun shines through. A beautiful bow in the sky of awesome colors and radiance. But what does this beautiful phenomenon represent and why was it created? Lets go to the old testament and see if we can discover the creation and true meaning of the rainbow.
After the great flood was over, Noah built an altar and sacrificed some animals to God. He was pleased with the sacrifice and said to Himself; even though man is evil in his mind and heart from his youth, I will not destroy any more every living thing, as I have done. (Genesis 8:20-22). God blessed Noah and his sons and told them to be fruitful and multiply. He also gave them dominion over all the animals of the earth, birds of the air, and fish of the sea. (Genesis 9:1-3).
God continued to speak to Noah and his sons, saying. Behold, I establish My covenant with you, and with your offspring. And with every living creature that is with you, and that go out of the ark, and to every living thing of the earth. (Genesis 9:8-10).
Now here is where we get to the point of our study topic. God tells Noah that He will establish a covenant with him and every living thing with him. What was the promise? "That no more flesh be cut off any more by the waters of a flood; and there will never be another flood to destroy the earth." (Genesis 9:11).
Then God said to Noah, This is the token of the covenant which I make between Me and you and every living creature that is with you, for perpetual generations: "I do set My bow (rainbow) in the cloud, and it shall be for a token of a covenant between Me and the earth." (Genesis 9:12-13).
And it shall come to pass, when I bring a cloud over the earth, that the rainbow shall be seen in the cloud: And I will remember My covenant, which is between Me and you and every living creature of all flesh, that the waters will never become a flood to destroy all flesh. (Genesis 9:14-15).
The rainbow shall be set in the clouds; and I will look upon it, that I may remember the everlasting covenant between God and every living creature of all flesh that is upon the earth. God confirms His promise: He says to Noah, "This is the token of the covenant, which I have established between Me and all flesh that is upon the earth." (Genesis 9:16-17). There you have it, the true colors, sign, and meaning of the rainbow.
And he that sat was to look upon like a jasper and a sardine stone: and there was a rainbow round about the throne, in sight like unto an emerald. (Revelation 4:2). Gods rainbow is a glorious symbol of Christianity and hope; that somewhere over the rainbow lies the King of Kings and Lord of Lords, sitting upon His rightful throne.
"The rainbow was not created to be a symbol of love, pride, or the LGBTQ movement. The rainbow was one of God's beautiful phenomenal designs created as a sign of His covenant with Noah, his descendants, and those who populate the earth." That's That!
Keep The Faith,