Related commentaries – The Flood

It Rained 40 Days And Nights – Genesis 7:10 – 7:24

The Lord is Mightier Than Many Waters

The flood waters that visited Dover, Pennsylvania, brought a lesson of faith to Ruby Selack. Her favorite Bible was among possessions totally submerged when five feet of water entered her home. In the cleanup she laid the book out to dry, opened at random. The following night she returned, and 20 to 30 pages had been folded over and a pointed piece of metal had fallen on the Bible from the ledge above. The piece of metal, she reported, pointed to Psalm 93, part of which reads: “The floods have lifted up, O Lord, the floods have lifted up their voice; the floods lift up their waves. The Lord on high is mightier than the noise of many waters, yea, than the mighty waves of the sea...” (Encyclopedia of Illustrations #654).