The critics of the Noah story need to stop throwing their childish spitballs and go back to class.
Actually there was a study done at the University of Leicester in England, that proved the Ark could float and hold all those animals.
Almost every ancient civilization has a flood account in their history, many of them with similarities to the Noah account, which according to the Bible’s time frame, had to have been the first.
I know of people who have gone to China years ago and learned from the people there that they believed their ancestors descended from a man named Noe, which is pronounced, Noah. Some of the older Bibles use that spelling in Matthew 24:38. This is a picture of it from my King James Bible that was published in 1986 by World Bible Publishers in Iowa Falls, Iowa.
In conclusion, I have no reason to doubt a story that is contained in a book with prophecies that are 100% accurate. Anyone who says they are not has never studied them.
The debate over the validity of Noah’s story will continue to rage on, but in the controversy we must never neglect the message the story conveys. We can look at the description the Bible records of Noah’s day and realize that in many ways, matches the condition of our present age today. –
And GOD saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually. - Genesis 6:5
The earth also was corrupt before God, and the earth was filled with violence. - Genesis 6:11
God is very patient and merciful and is willing to give all mankind the opportunity to repent and find their safety in the Ark of the Messiah Jesus.
John 3:16 - For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
Joh 3:17 - For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through Him might be saved.
We are shown from the scriptures that the majority of mankind will refuse to repent, which will once again continue to pitch the world into multiple disasters of their own making until the Lord returns. Jesus’ second coming is described for us in Zechariah 14 and Revelation 19.
You can avoid God’s judgment on your life by learning from the example in Noah’s story and not be included with those who mocked him and eventually perished as the result of their own evil choices and stubborn rebellion.
Repent and board the Ark God has provided for you in the Messiah Jesus. He is the Ark that walked upon the waters of this life (Matthew 14:25). Don’t be afraid to take His hand and let Him drown you in His amazing love and grace. He will lead up to higher ground and the safety of God’s embrace.
John 14:6 - I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man comes to the Father, but by Me.
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