Word for the Day: The First Rainbow

~ The history of the first rainbow ~

In what is one of the most ironic gestures of our time, the LGTB-alphabet groups have tried to appropriate the rainbow and make it all about them. In 1978, the rainbow flag representing homosexuality was first flown. Nevermind, that rainbow flags have been flown for other reasons throughout hstory. Now the rainbow flag has become almost synonymous with aphabet “rights.”

The irony is that the rainbow was originally and remains today, a covenant between God and man after the destruction of the earth due to man’s great sin and depravity.

12 And God said, “This is the sign of the covenant I am making between me and you and every living creature with you, a covenant for all generations to come:13 I have set my rainbow in the clouds, and it will be the sign of the covenant between me and the earth.14 Whenever I bring clouds over the earth and the rainbow appears in the clouds,15 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 9:12-15

The Wickedness of the Human Race

Genesis 6 tells us:

The Lord saw how great the wickedness of the human race had become on the earth, and that every inclination of the thoughts of the human heart was only evil all the time. 6 The Lord regretted that he had made human beings on the earth, and his heart was deeply troubled.

This was why God sent the Great Flood to wipe out mankind completely, along with all other living things, saving only the righteous Noah and his family, and all the creatures carried on the ark.

When the flood waters finally subsided, God made the rainbow his covenant with mankind, set forth in Genesis chapter 9.

The Rainbow a Sign of the Covenant Between God & Every Creature

11 I establish my covenant with you: Never again will all life be cut off by the waters of a flood; never again will there be a flood to destroy the earth.”12 And God said, “This is the sign of the covenant I am making between me and you and every living creature with you, a covenant for all generations to come:13 I have set my rainbow in the clouds, and it will be the sign of the covenant between me and the earth.14 Whenever I bring clouds over the earth and the rainbow appears in the clouds,15 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.16 Whenever the rainbow appears in the clouds, I will see it and remember the everlasting covenant between God and all living creatures of every kind on the earth.”17 So God said to Noah, “This is the sign of the covenant I have established between me and all life on the earth.”

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2 thoughts on “Word for the Day: The First Rainbow”

  1. You could show them the love of Christ. Just an idea, think it over.

    And no, your judgement is not a form of “tough love” or however you’d choose to phrase it. I know how simple it is to pivot to that stance, like you’re piling on for the sake of saving their souls, but that’s completely fake and you absolutely understand that, all the way from the bottom of your heart. By the third sentence of this post, you make it obvious that the symbolism of the rainbow flag has nothing to do with what bothers you (“Nevermind, that rainbow flags have been flown for other reasons throughout hstory”). You simply don’t like these people and you’re enjoying how this moment in history is giving you a chance to finally turn the screws on them.

    You’d be shocked how you can change people’s hearts and win people to Christ without obsessively condemning people you’ve made no effort to understand.

    Ironically, I stumbled across this website by looking for news about Five Iron Frenzy. But we won’t get into that.

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    • My my. How judgmental you are. It is quite amazing how we have never met and you can judge my motives like you do. I stand by what I said, not by the words and motives you are trying to ascribe to me. I could point out that just because I don’t agree with people and/or don’t like them appropriating the rainbow doesn’t remotely mean I want to “finally turn the screws on them,” but you know that already. You just like to come out swinging with your judgments and hyperbole hoping it will silence the opposition. Nope. I unapologetically stand by everything I said.

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