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The ark cane to rest on seventh month, on the seventeenth day of the month, the ark came to rest on the mountains of Ararat. That was by the civil year but that translates to three days after Passover in the Holy year. Coincidence, I don't think so that happens to be Resurrection Day.
 

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I agree with you. Not a coincidence. The Ark was meant to save Noah's family from the flood. And anyone else that happened to be inside. Just as Christ saves whosoever will call upon His name. But only those who believe and are "in" Christ are saved.

BTW the Hebrew word translated pitch in verse
Gen 6:14* Make thee an ark of gopher wood; rooms shalt thou make in the ark, and shalt pitch it within and without with pitch.
is the same Hebrew word translated
atonement in Exodus 29:33,36,37; 30:10,15,16,30 and many other places in the Old Testament.

And the word translated "mercy seat" (the lid of the Ark of the Covenant where the yearly atonement was made) in Exodus 25 is kappôreth which is derived from Kaphar.

Coincidence? No! The Ark was an Old Testament picture of Christ.

Excelent post Eddie!

kâphar (verb)
kaw-far'
A primitive root; to cover (specifically with bitumen); figuratively to expiate or condone, to placate or cancel: - appease, make (an) atonement, cleanse, disannul, forgive, be merciful, pacify, pardon, to pitch, purge (away), put off, (make) reconcile (-liation).

And the word

kôpher (noun)
ko'-fer
From H3722; properly a cover, that is, (literally) a village (as covered in); (specifically) bitumen (as used for coating), and the henna plant (as used for dyeing); figuratively a redemption price: - bribe, camphire, pitch, ransom, satisfaction, sum of money, village

kappôreth
kap-po'-reth
From H3722; a lid (used only of the cover of the sacred Ark): - mercy seat.
 

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The Ark was meant to save Noah's family from the flood. And anyone else that happened to be inside. Just as Christ saves whosoever will call upon His name. But only those who believe and are "in" Christ are saved.

... The Ark was an Old Testament picture of Christ ...
From the Catechism of the Catholic Church:

Thus the flood and Noah's ark prefigured salvation by Baptism ...

1 Peter 3:18-22:

For Christ also died for sins once for all, the righteous for the unrighteous, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh but made alive in the spirit; in which he went and preached to the spirits in prison, who formerly did not obey, when God's patience waited in the days of Noah, during the building of the ark, in which a few, that is, eight persons, were saved through water.

Baptism, which corresponds to this, now saves you, not as a removal of dirt from the body but as an appeal to God for a clear conscience, through the resurrection of Jesus Christ, who has gone into heaven and is at the right hand of God, with angels, authorities, and powers subject to him.
 

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From the Catechism of the Catholic Church:

Thus the flood and Noah's ark prefigured salvation by Baptism ...

1 Peter 3:18-22:

For Christ also died for sins once for all, the righteous for the unrighteous, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh but made alive in the spirit; in which he went and preached to the spirits in prison, who formerly did not obey, when God's patience waited in the days of Noah, during the building of the ark, in which a few, that is, eight persons, were saved through water.

Baptism, which corresponds to this, now saves you, not as a removal of dirt from the body but as an appeal to God for a clear conscience, through the resurrection of Jesus Christ, who has gone into heaven and is at the right hand of God, with angels, authorities, and powers subject to him.
So according to the above, you are saying baptism is what saves and not faith in the death burial and resurrection of Jesus Christ. So Noah and his family were saved through/by the water and not by the Ark. Of course that is not what Scripture says.

Neither does it say that Baptism saves without faith. Jesus said in
Mar 16:16* He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned.*
And there are many, many verses on faith alone that I and others have posted before.

So even if this verse hints that baptism and faith is necessary, Believing is the only thing that is necessary. Check out the other numerous verses that state faith alone. Then for each one try to find verses that say baptism is necessary. Or anything else.

When a verse or two of Scripture is not clear or seems to negate many other Scriptures, the meaning of the first Scriptures is probably not correct. Keep searching and praying for an interpretation in light of the clear verses.
 

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The ark cane to rest on seventh month, on the seventeenth day of the month, the ark came to rest on the mountains of Ararat. That was by the civil year but that translates to three days after Passover in the Holy year. Coincidence, I don't think so that happens to be Resurrection Day.
Some believe that Adam was formed on the eighth day after God's seventh day rest. Many believe that Christ rose from the dead on Sunday (the first day of the week or, in a roundabout way, the eighth day). The number 8 stands for "new beginnings." If the day the ark came to rest coincides with the above train of thought or chain of events then it would make sense. Noah's flood was a "reset button" event that certainly sparked a New Beginning for mankind. Absolute evil had been thwarted and mankind had a chance at redemption.
 
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From the Catechism of the Catholic Church:

Thus the flood and Noah's ark prefigured salvation by Baptism ...

1 Peter 3:18-22:

For Christ also died for sins once for all, the righteous for the unrighteous, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh but made alive in the spirit; in which he went and preached to the spirits in prison, who formerly did not obey, when God's patience waited in the days of Noah, during the building of the ark, in which a few, that is, eight persons, were saved through water.

Baptism, which corresponds to this, now saves you, not as a removal of dirt from the body but as an appeal to God for a clear conscience, through the resurrection of Jesus Christ, who has gone into heaven and is at the right hand of God, with angels, authorities, and powers subject to him.
Baptism is very important to the believer in Christ and I do like the analogy of Noah's flood to baptism. With baptism comes the "gift of the Holy Spirit" which sets the stage for spiritual and bodily renewal. Also, the 8 members of Noah's family is interesting in that the number 8 means "new beginnings." All very interesting correlations!
 
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So according to the above, you are saying baptism is what saves
Yes.

and not faith in the death burial and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
I didn't say that.

So Noah and his family were saved through/by the water and not by the Ark. Of course that is not what Scripture says.
I am going to stick with the understanding as expressed in Scripture:

For Christ also died for sins once for all, the righteous for the unrighteous, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh but made alive in the spirit; in which he went and preached to the spirits in prison, who formerly did not obey, when God's patience waited in the days of Noah, during the building of the ark, in which a few, that is, eight persons, were saved through water.

Baptism, which corresponds to this, now saves you, not as a removal of dirt from the body but as an appeal to God for a clear conscience, through the resurrection of Jesus Christ, who has gone into heaven and is at the right hand of God, with angels, authorities, and powers subject to him. (1 Peter 3:18-22)

Neither does it say that Baptism saves without faith. Jesus said in And there are many, many verses on faith alone that I and others have posted before.

So even if this verse hints that baptism and faith is necessary, Believing is the only thing that is necessary. Check out the other numerous verses that state faith alone.
Even the demons believe -- and shudder. (James 2:19)

When a verse or two of Scripture is not clear or seems to negate many other Scriptures, the meaning of the first Scriptures is probably not correct.
Not correct?! Perhaps you should rephrase your statement.
 

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The ark cane to rest on seventh month, on the seventeenth day of the month, the ark came to rest on the mountains of Ararat. That was by the civil year but that translates to three days after Passover in the Holy year. Coincidence, I don't think so that happens to be Resurrection Day.
What is the origin of this timeline?
 
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