Gen 6:8

6:8 But Noah. See Rom. 11:3–6.

found favor. God’s “grace” is always His unmerited favor, and Noah’s integrity could not earn God’s acceptance (Rom. 3:10–12). God saved Noah, as He saves us, as an unconditional gift, which Christ would later purchase with His own blood. Even so, Noah seems to be a type of Christ: just as Noah represented his family, so Christ represents the whole family of God.