united to Christ in such a way that, in the sight of God, they bear the Name and Person of Christ and are viewed in Him rather than in themselves.1 3 Dear Christian reader, while desiring this for yourself, is this not exactly what you desire for your own little babies too?
At the time of the flood, only one thing would save both adults and even little children from drowning to death. They had to be located inside the ark of the covenant! They themselves had to come into the ark, or otherwise they had to be brought into the ark by others! But they all needed to be inside the ark of Christ's covenant, which alone provided salvation and escape from punishment.14