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Marine fossils on mountains (Flood evidence 1)

Wednesday, November 27, 2013 HIGH & DRY SEA CREATURES Flood Evidence Number One by Andrew Snelling December 7, 2007 Fossils of sea creatures are found in rock layers high above sea level. This is just one more evidence of the truth of God’s Word. If the Genesis Flood, as described in Genesis 7-8, really occurred, Read More

Noah’s Flood: Six Geologic Evidences (Overview)

Monday, November 25, 2013GEOLOGIC EVIDENCES FOR THE GENESIS FLOOD Part I: An Overview by Andrew A. Snelling, Ph.D. September 18, 2007 This is the beginning of a series of articles explaining the evidences from geology for the Genesis Flood. Each article will discuss one evidence. This first article simply overviews all the evidences discussed in Read More

Was there a water canopy around the earth?

Friday, November 22, 2013 FLOOD MODELS AND BIBLICAL REALISM (PT. 4) Canopy theory The canopy theory, as a model for the beginning of the Flood, aligns strongly with this ‘antediluvian paradise’ idea. This asserts that the ‘waters above’ referred to a canopy of water vapour, which condensed and collapsed to provide the rain for the Read More

Did meteorites initiate the Flood?

Thursday, November 21, 2013 Flood models and biblical realism (pt. 3) Meteorite impact In the Bible, the first cause for the Flood was “all the fountains of the great deep burst forth” and the second was “the windows of the heavens were opened” (Genesis 7:11). Keil and Delitzsch comment: “The same day were all the Read More

Pre-Flood Earth: no precipitation, high oxygen/pressure?

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 FLOOD MODELS AND BIBLICAL REALISM (PT. 2) No rain before Flood? Many older creationist models asserted that there was no rain or rainbow before the Flood, based on Genesis 2:5, “for the Lord God had not caused it to rain on the land”, and the Noahic Covenant in Genesis 9:13. This is supposed Read More

Was the pre-Flood world a paradise?

FLOOD MODELS AND BIBLICAL REALISM by Jonathan Sarfati Biblical creationists by definition believe in a globe-covering flood. But how this occurred has been a matter of intense debate within the creationist geologist community. Some general observations can be made from a theological, philosophic and scientific perspective. Hold the Bible strongly; hold models loosely Figure 1. Read More

Catastrophic Plate Tectonics

Friday, November 15, 2013 A Catastrophic Breakup A Scientific Look at Catastrophic Plate Tectonics by Andrew Snelling, Ph.D. March 20, 2007 When you look at a globe, have you ever thought that the earth looks cracked? Or, maybe the continents have reminded you of a giant jigsaw puzzle, with the coastal lines of South America Read More

How did Noah’s Ark withstand the Flood?

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 Feedback: Miraculously Calm Waters Around the Ark? by Tim Chaffey, AiG–U.S. August 23, 2013 “In reference to the article by Tim Chaffey ‘Did the ark have a sail?’, I am glad to see that someone else has a concern about the design of the Ark as you present it. My thoughts Read More

Another amazing formation of Noah’s Flood

A giant cause The Giant’s Causeway, Northern Ireland: colossal volcanic eruptions during Noah’s Flood by Tas Walker Photo by Alistair Wylie Geologic cross-section Only a very small portion of the total volume of lava erupted is visible in the cliffs at Giant’s Causeway. The total thickness of all the basalt erupted at that time could Read More

Long human lifespans in Genesis: myth or history?

Monday, November 11, 2013 Living for 900 years by Carl Wieland A few people reach around 120 years. We’re understanding more … but, with new research, can we live longer? Fascinating new information about how and why we age casts fresh light on the long lifespans of pre-Flood people. In the book of Genesis, the Read More