[Linux4christians] OT: Man Builds Noah's Ark
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htgage3 at chartermi.net
Sun Feb 8 17:21:10 EST 2009
---- "Fred A. Miller" <fmiller at lightlink.com> wrote:
> Robinson Mitchell wrote:
> > Other questions have also been posed with regard to a global flood.
> > I've encountered the following questions, which I confess stump me.
> > ****** quoted text begins ********
> > /How did all the fish survive?/ Some require cool clear water, some need
> > brackish water, some need ocean water, some need water even saltier. A
> > flood would have destroyed at least some of these habitats.
And why could there have not been clear cool water? I mean, there was only muddy water for a short while, but for the most part, only God has the answers.
> > species need to survive. (As an aside it is interesting that after the
> > flood we see that the topsoil has not been washed away and that
> > vegetation still grows. This would suggest that the flood was not as
> > severe as the story depicts it).
We don't know how high the highest mountain was, but the water was over the top of it. To the level specified in the Bible. Some of these things (these questions that are asked here) we have to live by faith, and just believe that God provides for them. Look at what He provides for us.
> > /How did animals get to their present ranges?/ How did koalas get from
> > Ararat to Australia, polar bears to the Arctic, etc., when the kinds of
> > environment they require to live does not exist between the two points.
> > How did so many unique species get to remote islands?
> > /Why are so many animals found only in limited ranges?/ Why are so many
> > marsupials limited to Australia; why are there no wallabies in western
> > Indonesia? Why are lemurs limited to Madagascar?
Remember too, that the Earth was not divided into continents like it is today. Go back to Genesis and look for "Peleg." The Bible states that there were many earthquakes during Pelegs' life, and that there was the separation during then.
> > ******* quoted text ends *****
> > Again these questions don't originate with me - I'm looking for better
> > answers
> > to them than the ones I can come up with.
> ALL good questions that I don't have answers for. What I do know is,
> that if we don't find these answers in this life, we will know them in
> the next. ;)
> Someone is a liberal when you can't reason them out of
> anything, because they never reason themselves into any
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