Dr. Danny Campbell
This young convert was deeply impressed and determined to make these the rules of his life. From that day onward throughout his life he made it a rule to spend the first moments of his day alone with God and God's Word. Before he read a letter, looked at a paper or even read a telegram, he went first to the Bible, that the first impression of the day might be what he got directly from God.
- Series: The Dispensational Ages
- Scripture: Genesis 4-8
The Age of Conscience:
The Age of Conscience was from the Fall of Man until the Flood, which happened around 2400 BC (Gen. 4-8). Man’s sin nature affected everything (Rom. 8:22), causing great difficulty in human relationships and work. People tried to justify their sinful actions, but their conscience bore witness to their ________________. Some called on the name of the Lord and walked with God. The evil age ended with a global flood. But God graciously provided a means of salvation via Noah’s ark.
Time Period covered:
4000 BC to 2400 BC
The Flood happened _________________1656 years after Adam was created.
Long life ______________________
Man’s sin nature affected everything
People tried to ________________________ their sinful actions
Bring _______________________ sacrifices
Call on the name of the Lord
Walk with God
The Worldwide Flood of Noah’s day
Some demons confined to Tartarus
What ended when that age ended:
No more incredibly long life spans before death
All people and animals being ________________________
Carry-over to next age(s):
The rainbow as a sign of God’s mercy (no more universal floods)
The _______________________ will remain in continuous cycle
The Ark as a symbol of hope for mankind – “In Christ”
Man: Year Born: Dad at Age: Earth Year: Death Age: Year:
Adam (man) 0 130 130 930 930
Seth (appointed) 130 105 235 912 1042
Enosh (mortal) 235 90 325 905 1140
Cainan (sorrow) 325 70 395 910 1235
Mahalalel (the blessed God) 395 65 460 895 1290
Jarod (shall come down) 460 162 622 962 1422
Enoch (teaching) 622 65 687 365* 987*
Meth. (his death shall bring) 687 187 874 969 1656
Lamech** (the despairing) 874 182 1056 777 1651
Noah (comfort) 1056 950 2006
* = See Genesis 5:24!
** = First Lamech through Cain’s line; this Lamech through Seth’s line
Interesting look at the names of the first 10 generations of men:
Man appointed mortal (with) sorrow, (but) the Blessed God shall come down, teaching; His death shall bring the despairing comfort.