Facts behind Bible stories

More thoughts on Noah’s flood

More thoughts on Noah’s flood

I have just seen this post: ‘Defending the Flood’ by Matthew2262’s blog. It is well worth a read and provides answers to these objections: It is impossible for one man and his family to build an ark. The Ark is too large to have been made from wood. It is not feasible for every type […]

Could Noah have built the huge Ark?

Could Noah have built the huge Ark?

The Bible gives very precise measurements for the Ark in Genesis 6:14 (see below for the verses). It would have been slightly larger than a 14000 ton tanker but not quite as large as a Multi Purpose Dry Cargo Ship DWT 22000 ton. (See some facts and figures about Noah’s Ark for more information). It is […]

Does Genesis fail scientific study? Part 4

Does Genesis fail scientific study? Part 4

Day 5 of creation: There is a very important phrase that is repeated 10 times throughout the Creation account, and that is “according to their kinds”. Plants, trees, water creatures, birds, land creatures, animals, livestock, everything was “according to their kinds” (according to their species). God designed and made the dolphin. God designed and made the […]

Does Genesis fail scientific study? Part 3

Does Genesis fail scientific study? Part 3

Now we come to Day 4 of Creation and the most illogical verses – for the human brain. God now saw it fit to mention the Sun, moon, planets, and stars AFTER light had appeared on day 1 of Creation! But everyone knows that the Sun provides us with energy, heat and light … 

Could early man write?

Could early man write?

We are told by ‘popular history’ that mankind spent thousands of years passing on historical stories by word of mouth and by implication would include exaggeration and legend. The first part of the Bible is included in this assumption, but looking at Genesis 5:1 we see it differently, because it states: …