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Genesis 4:20-22
“And Adah bare Jabal: he was the father of such as dwell in tents, and of such as have cattle. And his brother's name was Jubal: he was the father of all such as...
I was talking to a group of young children, perhaps 10 or 11 years old, and they were looking at a partly mud-covered house. This house had got covered in mud at the time of the 1980 eruption of...
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The Lighter Side of the Bible

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Matthew 23:24
“Ye blind guides, which strain out a gnat, and swallow a camel!”

Some Christians give others the idea that Christianity is a dull and joyless faith, and that God is stern and humorless. But God is the One Who created humor.

Quick Oil

Genesis 7:21
“And all flesh died that moved upon the earth, both of fowl, and of cattle, and of beast, and of every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth, and every man.”

Does oil really take millions of years to form from buried dead matter? Many people believe that because that’s what they have been taught. On the other hand, creationists believe that oil was either created by God at the formation of the Earth, or that it was formed after the burial of living things during the Genesis Flood only a few thousand years ago.

Who Invented the Book?

Luke 4:17a
"And there was delivered unto him the book of the prophet Esaias."

Two thousand years ago parchment or papyrus pages of written works were all stitched together end to end into a long roll wound around a wooden or metal bar. It was called a scroll. The problem in reading it was that you had to spin through the entire roll if you wanted to read, say, a passage on the last page. Just like Torah scrollthe old video or audiotapes.

King Catfish and Ancient Writing

Exodus 17:14a
"And the LORD said unto Moses, Write this [for] a memorial in a book, and rehearse [it] in the ears of Joshua..."

One of the mysteries of ancient Egypt is that it appears to have begun as a high civilization. The very first pharaoh of Egypt is known as Narmer, and his name simply means "Catfish." From what we can tell, King Catfish, who lived around five hundred years after the Great Flood, is helping to prove the truth of the Bible's history.

Man and Horse Domestication

Genesis 47:17a
"And they brought their cattle unto Joseph: and Joseph gave them bread [in exchange] for horses..."

Bones can tell stories. An interesting story of man's relationship with the horse is told by the fossilized teeth of ancient horses. You see, domesticated horses have a habit called crib biting – biting the rails in their corral. Wild horses don't do this. Crib biting creates a specific pattern of wear. So, when scientists find horses' teeth that have this pattern, they know that it comes from a domesticated horse.

Ever-Curious Man

Genesis 1:14
"And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and years..."

According to Genesis, the first men were even building cities, inventing musical instruments, crafting in bronze and iron, and keeping calendars. Calendars are among the very earliest forms of writing found by archaeologists today.

Older Farmers

Genesis 2:15
"And the LORD God took the man, and put him into the garden of Eden to dress it and to keep it."

Evolutionary theory says that man only developed farming recently in his history. Besides going against common sense, this evolutionary idea is beginning to cause problems with the greatly inflated evolutionary dating system.

Mount St. Helens Surprises Scientists

Genesis 2:4
“These [are] the generations of the heavens and of the earth when they were created, in the day that the LORD God made the earth and the heavens...”

In 1980, Mount St. Helens exploded with incredible force, leaving a sterile, barren scar on the face of the earth. Basing their expectations upon the slow pace of evolution, the scientific establishment said it would be generations before life would return to the area. Yet, the US Forest Service has reported that virtually every species that lived in the area before the eruption had already returned after only five years!

The 1988 Search for Noah’s Ark

Matthew 24:37
“But as the days of Noe [were], so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.”

Before the Kurds took over the mountains of Ararat, creationists would eagerly await the latest word from the late summer expeditions looking for the possible remains of Noah’s Ark. In 1988, one team was allowed to survey a part of Mt. Ararat by air but found nothing.

Egyptian Indians?

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Genesis 11:7
"Go to, let us go down, and there confound their language, that they may not understand one another's speech."

We have mentioned a number of New World sites at which ancient Old World writing has been found. These examples, of which there are many, serve to show that before the Dark Ages, knowledge of the New World was fairly common and that man has always been curious and resourceful.

The Bible's Amazingly Accurate Account of the Flood

Genesis 8:7
"And he sent forth a raven, which went forth to and fro, until the waters were dried up from off the earth."

On May 18, 1980, Mount St. Helens exploded, devastating over 200 square miles in Southwestern Washington State. The heat spewing from the volcano melted the snow that covered its heights, creating mud flows that covered the surrounding area. The grim prediction was that forests and wildlife would never be found on or near the mountain within our lifetimes.

Ancient Meteorologists Predicted El Niño

Genesis 1:14
"And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and years:"

El Niños have been periodically changing the weather patterns of North and South America for thousands of years. El Niños in the Andes result in a four to six week delay in the rain needed for the potato crops on which ancient farmers depended. They even knew ahead of time when to wait to plant their potatoes for best results.

The African Priestly Tribe of Israel

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John 10:16
"And other sheep I have, which are not of this fold: them also I must bring, and they shall hear my voice; and there shall be one fold, and one shepherd."

There are several groups of people around the world that claim to be part of the Jewish people. Many even practice a form of the Judaic rites. But they don't have any provable connections to the Jewish people.

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