The Wanderer

As I walked through the wilderness of this world …

Methuselah and divine patience

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. . . next time someone asks you, What’s the name of the oldest man in the Bible? Don’t just answer “Methuselah” as if his age were merely some trivial factoid. Instead, consider the fact that 969 years is a really long time—not just for any one man to live, but for a holy God to be patient with a rebellious planet.

Nathan Busenitz provides a delighful answer to the question, “Why did Methuselah live the longest?

Written by Jeremy Walker

Friday 18 November 2011 at 17:33

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