Posts Tagged ‘flood’
Saved Through Water
by Matthew W. Bassford Genesis 7:11-24 tells the story of the greatest cataclysm ever to overtake the earth. Because the wickedness of man was great on the earth, God sent a flood to cleanse it by destroying everything that lived on the land. In this flood, every human being died except for eight. The patriarch…Read More
Noah and the Flood
https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/Noah-and-the-Flood.mp3 by Ralph Walker A worldwide flood? Destroying all humans except eight people? Seriously? Preaching the Bloody BibleRead More
What about other cultures that have different creation and flood accounts?
Question: Hey Jeffrey, I have a question: I just started a daily Bible reading program and went back over the history of mankind, creation, and the generations. I am wondering: Are these the only people who were living on the Earth at this time? How would you compare Genesis with other ancient civilizations’ generations or…Read More
What did the animals eat after leaving the ark?
Question: How did plants survive in the flood? Where did animals, like cattle, get their food after being released from the ark? Answer: Plant seeds can float and survive a flood, as evidenced by plants sprouting after the flood. “Then the dove came to him in the evening, and behold, a freshly plucked olive leaf…Read More
Did God limit man’s life to 120 years? How many clean animals were taken on the ark?
Question: In Genesis 6:3, God said that, in the future, normal lifespan will be no more than 120 years. I read on the Genesis bible study that this referred to amount of time it will take from then to the start of the flood. However, In Genesis 5:32, it say’s that Noah was 500 years…Read More
How were all the animals feed on the ark?
Question: Hi, I have a question about Noah’s Ark that I recently stumbled upon. With all the animals that God brought to Noah for the Ark, how did the animal feces get thrown out? Did all eight people take care of all of that and take care of the animals with food, etc.? Answer: God…Read More
How can there be Nephilims after the flood if the flood wiped out all but Noah’s family?
Question: Hi, In Genesis 6:4 we are introduced to the Nephilims for the first time and it says that “The Nephilim were on the earth in those days – and also afterward.” Then we had Noah’s flood. After that, the Nephilims were mentioned again in Numbers 13:33, where they were living in the land of…Read More
Couldn’t the Flood have been a local flood?
Question: Hi, Just thought I’d point out that in the Old Testament, terms that seem to at first clearly speak of the entire earth actually refer to only a localized region, such as the Babylonian Empire for example. Daniel, for example, plainly says that Nebuchadnezzar was king of the entire earth, but we know now…Read More
Did the flood kill sea life?
Question: How did the flood kill animals from the sea? And if it killed them, how did Noah fit animals from the sea in a dry ark? Answer: “And of every living thing of all flesh you shall bring two of every sort into the ark, to keep them alive with you; they shall be…Read More
The Flood and Baptism
by Frank J. Jamerson via Gospel Power, Vol. 15, No. 13, March 30, 2008. Many of the teachings of the New Testament were prefigured in the Old Testament. The Old Testament story is the type and the New Testament lesson is the antitype, or that which is prefigured. One of these types is the flood.…Read More