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Somewhere Over the Rainbow

"I have set my rainbow in the clouds, and it will be the sign of the covenant between me and the earth. Whenever I bring clouds over the earth and the rainbowappears in the clouds, I will remember my covenant between me and you and all living creatures of every kind. Never again will the waters become a flood to destroy all life" (Genesis 9:13-15). 

Rainbows have a powerful meaning for us. God flooded the earth because people weren't living right and the only righteous person He could find was Noah. You know the rest of the story. Noah builds the ark and he and his family are spared, as well as 2 of every kind of animal. The rainbow is God's proof that He wouldn't flood the earth again. 

So, when I look somewhere over the rainbow I'm reminded of the goodness of God. I'm reminded of His splendor. Some of you may wonder how I get splendor out of the flooding of the earth. Well that's simple. God wanted good and righteous people to dwell in the land. Why wouldn't I cherish a God who wanted the best of the world?
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