In the Ark Tablet (https://www.biblicalarchaeology.org/daily/news/the-animals-went-in-two-by-two-according-to-babylonian-ark-tablet/), a story similar to Genesis describes a round boat 20 feet high that saved animals. As kids, we were enchanted by the idea of God wanting to preserve the animals in the world.
Questions for further thought:
1. What does it tell us about God that he took care to save the animals, even spiders and mosquitoes and snakes?
2. Were the animals saved just for the sake of humans?
Challenge: Tap into your inner child and imagine what it actually was like on that boat for months and months caring for animals. Unless God intervened, for example, by the end of that time, there were probably many more than two rabbits!
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