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How did Old Testament authors understand Genesis? (Part 2)

Friday, December 13, 2013 Old Testament Authors and Their Use of Genesis “Did Bible Authors Believe in a Literal Genesis?” pt. 2, by Dr. Terry Mortenson When we turn to other Old Testament authors, there are only a few references to Genesis 1–11. But they all treat those chapters as literal history. The Jews were Read More

Was Genesis 1-11 meant to be taken literally?

Thursday, December 12, 2013 DID BIBLE AUTHORS BELIEVE IN A LITERAL GENESIS? By Dr. Terry Mortenson on April 24, 2013 Anyone who has read the Bible very much will recognize that there are different kinds of literature in the Old and New Testaments. There are parables, poetry, prophetic visions, dreams, epistles, proverbs, and historical narrative, Read More

How did the animals spread out after the Flood? (Biogeography part 3)

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 So how might we explain biogeography within the framework of biblical Earth history? by Dominic Statham One process by which plants and animals could have spread around the world after the Genesis Flood is rafting—that is, on log mats driven by ocean currents. Actually, a growing number of evolutionists are proposing Read More

Animal hybrids after millions of years? (Biogeography part 2)

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 Have the continents really been separated for millions of years? by Dominic Statham Now the evolutionary view is that we have different animals on different continents because they evolved in different parts of the world. According to this view, jaguars and lions descended from a common evolutionary ancestor that lived around Read More

Biogeography: Creation or Evolution? (Part 1)

Monday, December 09, 2013 Migration after the Flood How did plants and animals spread around the world so quickly? by Dominic Statham This article is about biogeography—the study of where on the earth we find the different kinds of plants and animals. It is also about two competing views of Earth history: the secular, evolutionary Read More

How did rock layers bend without breaking? (Flood evidence 6)

Friday, December 06, 2013 ROCK LAYERS FOLDED, NOT FRACTURED Flood Evidence Number Six by Andrew A. Snelling March 15, 2009 How could a series of sedimentary layers fold without fracturing? The only way is for all the sedimentary layers to be laid down in rapid succession and then be folded while still soft and pliable. Read More

Geologic layers don’t show millions of years (Flood evidence 5)

Thursday, December 05, 2013 No Slow and Gradual Erosion Flood Evidence Number Five by Andrew A. Snelling November 12, 2008 Today we see the effects of weathering and erosion all around us. But where is the evidence of millions of years between rock layers? There is none. If the violent global Flood, described in the Read More

10,000 mi³ of sand deposited by Flood (Flood evidence 4)

Wednesday, December 04, 2013 Sand Transported Cross Country Flood Evidence Number Four by Andrew A. Snelling August 25, 2008 We find layers of thick sandstone around the earth. Where did the sand come from? Evidence indicates it was carried across entire continents by water circling the globe. Genesis 7 says that all the high hills and Read More

Transcontinental Rock Layers (Flood evidence 3)

Tuesday, December 03, 2013 TRANSCONTINENTAL ROCK LAYERS Flood Evidence Number Three by Dr. Andrew Snelling, AiG-U.S. May 7, 2008 Every continent contains layers of sedimentary rocks that span vast areas. Many of these layers can even be traced across continents. What evidence do we have that the Genesis Flood, as described in Genesis 7–8, really Read More

Rapidly buried fossils (Flood evidence 2)

Monday, December 02, 2013 THE WORLD’S A GRAVEYARD Flood Evidence Number Two by Andrew A. Snelling February 12, 2008 Fossil graveyards found in rock layers around the world are evidence of the global Flood. If the Genesis Flood, as described in Genesis 7 and Genesis 8, really occurred, what evidence would we expect to find? The first article in this Read More