|[GR] > The Number 58 - Grace|
But Noah found grace
in the eyes of the LORD.
This verse is a beautiful example of how God uses anagrams in Scripture. The name Noah is
simply Grace spelt backwards. The words are also deeply related in their theological
significance, since Noah means rest, which is what we do when we receive God's
This verse is also an example of the principle of first occurrence,
which states that great theological themes
often originate in the first occurrence of the given word in Scripture. Grace first
appears in Genesis 6.8 in conjunction with Noah (Rest), and this is one of the
greatest themes in all the Bible.
|The Number 58|
Grace [Gen 6.8]
Noah [Gen 6.8]
In His Blood [Lev 17.11]
The Glory of the Lord [Ex 16.10]
Because they trust in him (Ord) [Ps 37.40]
Ki Chasu bo
Brightness [Pro 4.18]
The Garden [Gen 2.9]
Factors: 2 x 29
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