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Catastrophe

The Biblical Flood

Background information…
  • The Genesis flood (our WebBible Encyclopedia article)
  • The Biblical account of the flood (WebBible)
  • Motion picture segment about the Genesis flood (from The HOPE)
  • Where did the flood water come from? Answer
    How could there have been enough water to possibly cover the entire earth?
  • Where did the flood water go afterwards? Answer
    If the whole Earth was deeply flooded, where did all that water go after the Flood?
  • Does the Bible claim that the Flood of Noah covered the entire Earth? Answer
    Could Noah's Flood have been a large, but localized flood? Learn nine Biblical evidences that the flood was global.
  • Has the Garden of Eden ever been found? Answer
    Many Christians naively assume that the Garden of Eden was located near the modern Tigris and Euphrates rivers.
  • Could Noah's Ark really hold all the animals preserved in the flood? Answer
    Just how big was Noah's Ark? Learn how the animals came to the Ark, fit in, and survived the months.
  • How did various animals get from the Ark to isolated places, such as Australia? Answer
    How can we explain unrecorded events such as post-Flood animal migration patterns to various parts of the world? Learn the possible explanations for this interesting question.
  • How did FISH survive the Flood? Answer
    How could freshwater and saltwater fish cope with changes in salinity?
  • How did LAND PLANTS survive the Flood? Answer
  • Was there a thick water vapor canopy in the pre-Flood world? Answer
  • Did Noah need oxygen above the mountains? Answer
    If mountain climbers need oxygen tanks to climb Mount Everest, how were Noah, his family, and the animals able to breathe on the Ark when they were above the mountains?
  • Is the Black Sea flood the flood of Genesis? Answer
    Many people have naively accepted the press reports about these claims.
  • What is “Gopher Wood?” Answer
    Gopher wood is only mentioned once in the Bible in connection with the construction of the Ark (Genesis 6:14). What is it?
  • Genesis and ancient Near Eastern stories of Creation and the Flood: an introduction. Answer
    An up-to-date overview of stories from ancient Mesopotamia regarding the relationship between the early chapters of Genesis and Creation and the Flood.
  • What does the fossil record teach us about evolution? Answer
    What do the fossils teach us? Do they demonstrate the progression from simple structures to complex organisms?
  • Where are all the human fossils? Answer
    Why don't we find thousands of human fossils if the Flood of Noah is true? What happened to all the people who were not on board Noah's Ark?
  • How could all the human races come from Noah, his three sons and their wives? Answer
    Are the differences in the races justifiable reasons to disprove that all races descended directly from Noah and his family? Learn the truth of the matter.
  • Click to learn about Mrs. Noah.Who was Mrs. Noah? Answer
    What was she like? Learn about this rarely mentioned, but important woman.

Weather

  • Does God control the weather? Does He send deadly storms? Answer
    Are “natural disasters” truly ordained by God, even though they sometimes kill thousands? What does the Bible teach?
  • Has our atmosphere evolved over time? Answer
    How should the creationist view the formation of the atmosphere?

Continental Drift

  • What about continental drift? Have the continents really moved apart? Answer
    Most people today believe that scientists have proved that continental drift has occurred in the past and still is occurring. But, is this the truth? Convincing evidence may show otherwise.

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