It should be emphasized that God, by declaring the passage of time in days, months and years has placed before mankind a mathematical progression of time, proving that He created the universe, and also time by which He has proven to be the great creating God.

Before continuing to track time from the flood to Abram’s departure for the Promised Land there are two episodes that must be addressed.  The first is Noah’s experience of making and drinking wine. To understand what happened it is necessary to read the article: WHY WAS CANAAN CURSED FOR WHAT HAM DID?  The second scenario of the Tower of Babel is also important to review because it marks man’s rebellion from God’s purpose.