Genesis 5:1 – 6:4
Genesis 6:4–8 (NKJV)
4 …Those were the mighty men who were of old, men of renown. 5 Then the Lord saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every intent of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually. 6 And the Lord was sorry that He had made man on the earth, and He was grieved in His heart. 7 So the Lord said, “I will destroy man whom I have created from the face of the earth, both man and beast, creeping thing and birds of the air, for I am sorry that I have made them.” 8 But Noah found grace in the eyes of the Lord.
I Common Grace.
II Unlawful union.
Genesis 6:1–2 (NKJV)
1 Now it came to pass, when men began to multiply on the face of the earth, and daughters were born to them, 2 that the sons of God saw the daughters of men, that they were beautiful; and they took wives for themselves of all whom they chose.
Matthew 22:30 (NKJV)
30 For in the resurrection they neither marry nor are given in marriage, but are like angels of God in heaven.
III New humanity.
Genesis 6:8 (NKJV)
8 But Noah found grace in the eyes of the Lord.