All I Really Need To Know I Learned From Noah's Ark
FLOOD WAS REAL!
Has long been atheist's Favorite object of ridicule.
Effected attitude. Cf. Santa Clause, Tooth Fairy. SMU Professor.
14 references to flood in N. T.; CF. Matt.24:37; IIPet.3 56.
Flood traditions unexplainable apart from common experience.
Genesis Description, 30 universal terms (Moses to Israel).
Gen.6:13, "all flesh....with earth".
Gen.7:19, 21, 23, "all", "every", "only".
All men and animals in one valley? (2000+ yrs.)
If one animal got out of "valley", one bird over hill, God lied.
Formula for predicting population from growth rate, P=(Po)*(Ert) according to college text, PRECALCULUS MATHEMATICS. Growth in 1991, 1.7%. Using conservative growth rate of .85%, 2 people plus 2500 yrs.= world population of 3.37 Billion.
Gen.6: 11, "earth filled with violence"
Rainbow covenant, Gen.9:15.
"ALL THOSE ANIMALS?"
One Million Vertebrate Species.
75K maximum total on the ark.
HOW MANY LAND ANIMALS? (Mammals, Reptiles, Amphibians, Birds)
17,550 "SPECIES" 1,000 'KINDS" x2 x2 35,000 Animals 10,000 Animals + 100% Extinct +100% Extinct 70,000 Regular 20,000 Regular +5,000 C1ean + 1,000 Clean 75,000 Total 21,000 Total
Idea of size from picture
Picture with Dinosaurs. Plesiosaur; Stamp; Pictograph.
@21" Per Cubit
525' long Well Over Approximately 87.5'wide Two Million 750 52.5'high Cubit Feet Railcars
@240 Sheep Per Car
180,000 ANIMALS CONCLUSION
Kind = "Species"
Double For Extinction
Double Average Size
75,000 Animals To Be Carried
(180,000 Animals Could Be Carried)
All Animals Accommodated
In 42% of Ark Capacity W/Kinds, about 12%.
COULD IT STILL BE THERE?
Would revolutionize virtually all disciplines.
Geology (Physical & Historical)
All Humanities, History, Sociology, Religion.
"Just go look and see"
Political Problems, Map
Physical Problems (500 sq. miles): Hwy. to Ararat; Kurds; Wolf dogs (bears, lions). Unconsolidated(2); Ice Climbing; Crevice(2).
Reported Sightings (34 generally consistent)
Ancient Writings (Berosthus, Josephus)
Georgie Hagipanian, 1908 & 1910 with uncle (4)
Drawings by Alfred Lee.
Russian Soldiers 1916-17; 2 escaped w/photo
Sketch by Dave GuMaer (1970) from Arutumoff.
George Green, 1954, Oil Geol. Photos, Murdered.
Ed Davis, Don Shocky & Don Patton; Drawing.
Satellite spectraanalysis sees under ice.
'90 Helicopter flight over; Photographs (3).
Present Efforts To Verify (View of Mt.)
Permanent lease has been acquired for aprox. 500 sq. miles.
Expedition planned to board, photograph, measure, etc.
Flood says, "Sin is serious; God will judge.", II Pet.3:5.
Ark says, "God is merciful'', I Pet.3:20.
Those who refused mercy were judged. Body of Christ is type of Ark.
Do not refuse God's final offer of mercy.
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