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After the great flood

Discussion in 'General Baptist Discussions' started by IAMWEAK_2007, Jul 28, 2009.

  1. IAMWEAK_2007

    IAMWEAK_2007 New Member

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    After the great flood, was there any human on the other part of the world that survived, not including of course the people on NOAH's ark.
     
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    No. Scripture says the entire earth was covered in water, even over the mountains.

    Every human being died except Noah, his wife, Noah's sons and their wives.

    After the Tower of Babel incident, God scattered the people all over the world.

    peace to you:praying:
     
  3. IAMWEAK_2007

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    thanks brother
     
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    This could be the shortest thread in BB history :laugh:
     
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    Ok, this will keep it going. Is the flood more accurately described in the King James Version or the NIV?
     
  6. Tom Butler

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    Or, maybe we can extend this thread with this question: Was the water that covered the earth saltwater or fresh water?
     
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    Could have been both (from rain and from the ground).
     
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    Never thought of that.

    No mention of rain before the flood. And I think there is a good chance there was a layer of water over the earth, above the atmosphere. Genesis 1:6&7. That's the first rain.
     
  9. IAMWEAK_2007

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    Where did all the water go after the flood?
     
  10. Thinkingstuff

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    Well, assuming that the earth may have been covered in an "ice shield" its important to know where it was located. Ionosphere? Mesosphere? Stratosphere (where the ozone is)? Also dependent would be the thickness of an ice sheild. If this "ice sheild" was in the Ionosphere much of it would have burned up upon entry and vaporized rather than making rain. There should be "chunks" of residual Ice orbiting our planet. Though other aspects of pucturing a sheild would cause a significant change in barometric pressure and I'm curious why didn't Noah's ears bleed if that were the case? Just some thoughts. Also note that there is more water than land mass on our planet. This is unusual looking at the rest of the solar system.
     
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    Yes....................
     
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    What if the flood covered the known world of Noah and not the entire globe?

    After this flood subsided, and we know from scripture it didn't happen overnight, rivers and valleys and mountains reappeared. We do, however, only read of the known world of Noah and the sons as they scattered about that world.

    Cheers,

    Jim
     
  13. Pastor Larry

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    Hey Jim, I missed that "known world" part in the text. Can you show me that?

    And can you help me understand what "all the high mountains everywhere under the heavens" means?

    Can you explain why there are so many flood epics if the flood was only local? Where would they have gotten their flood tradition from?
     
  14. Johnv

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    According to the narrative, the only survivors of the Noah Flood would have been the members of Noah's family.
    It's not important to the narrative.
     
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    II Peter 2:5
    And spared not the old world, but saved Noah the eighth person, a preacher of righteousness, bringing in the flood upon the world of the ungodly;
     
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    It froze. It is the polar caps, miles thick. Scientists have determined if they were to fully melt, it would be enough water to cover the whole earth...coincidence? ;)
     
  18. Pastor Larry

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    Not sure why pastor is in quotes, but in any case, we were talking about the flood, not about the birth of Jesus. I asked about a very specific phrase in a specific verse with specific words that are not found in the passage you cite. Perhaps you could deal with that phrase in its context.

    You are certainly right about the snow skiiing, as well as the landscape. It was probably relatively flat prior to the flood. The opening of the great deeps and the subsequent sinking of the grounds probably created mountains. Of course, that is a scientific discussion that many probably aren't prepared to have.

    Aren't you the one who closed your post with some comment about thinking before being condescending?

    Yes, there are many believers in China. It is probably one of the fastest growing churches in the world.

    Based on what?

    I happen to agree, but don't understand why you think the way you do. You haven't dealt with the text of Genesis, either in its specificity or description. You appealed to other texts that aren't even under dispute. You mock me but don't give any answers. Why?

    Why would anyone think that the flood of Gen 6-8 was local?

    Ironic, coming from you, eh?
     
  19. Johnv

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    Sheesh! Can't we have just one respectful discussion about a scriptural passage without it turning into a debate? Oh wait, we're Baptists. That's probably impossible.
     
  20. Pastor Larry

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    IT would be nice to have a respectful debate.
     
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