Answer by John Mackay First some generalizations, then a detailed case study. In some cases the answers are very easy to know how animals moved to places far away from the region where Noah landed, because we have records of recent arrivals downunder in Australia. Cows, sheep, goats and other domestic animals got to Australia […]
The original question was: Can you please ask your snail man how did the snails survive the flood and how would they have gotten around the whole world at snail’s pace afterward and formed the thousands of species in today’s world? Surely show evolution and continental drift is a better answer. Simon Terry’s answer: The […]
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Answer by John Mackay This is one of those Psalms that begin with this author’s favourite line “Bless the Lord, Oh my soul!” Makes the singing great and that’s what the Psalms were designed to be …songs! They are therefore poetry, which is particularly obvious in their Hebrew parallelism where the same thought is repeated […]
The original question was: I am aware that due to Acts 15 Christians should not consume blood. Does this mean that any products with small bits of insect or blood need be abstained from. And what about eggs with blood spots? My eating has been seriously affected due to my trying to abstain from blood. […]
Answer by John Mackay Short Answer The Biblical record in Genesis 1-10, from Creation through to the end of Noah’s flood indicates that before Noah’s day very tall mountains such as Everest didn’t even exist! Furthermore, the Biblical description of the flood covering all the highest hills and mountains under the whole heavens (Genesis 7:19-20), […]
Answer by John Young Here’s what we know about Luke from texts within the Bible. He was the “beloved physician” or doctor mentioned by Paul in Colossians 4:14 Colossians 4:10-11 Paul names his fellow workers with him who are ‘of the circumcision’ i.e. Jewish. In that list Paul mentions Aristarchus (a Jew from Thessalonica), Mark […]
COAL: If earth’s many coal seams formed slowly in swamps, isn’t the world is too old for the Biblical record to be literal?
Answer by Bob Powell Conventional theory states that coal formation is associated with a swamp environment that was slowly covered by sediment and then compressed over millions of years. It is estimated that for 1 foot (30cm) of coal to form took 20 feet (6m) of vegetative swamp material, called peat, to be compacted by […]
FLAT EARTH? Does the Bible say the earth is flat? Are the pictures showing a round earth from space real?
Answer by Diane Eager One of the oldest books in the Bible is the book of Job, where Job declares God has “inscribed a circle on the face of the waters at the boundary between light and darkness.” (Job 26:10, ESV & NASB) This same expression is also used in Proverbs 8:27, which also refers […]
Answer by John Mackay Jesus is among the few so called founders of a religion – who never left any books, biographies or personal memoirs behind. Not during His earthly lifetime, anyway. He was on this earth as a human for approximately 33 years, from his birth to his crucifixion and resurrection and for some […]