God designed mankind and the animals to live on the dry land of the earth, so once again he provides that environment for them.
The human race can be divided into two classes: the godly who listen to God and the ungodly who reject God.
After the creation of Adam, God informed him, “And God went on to say, “Behold, I have given you every plant yielding seed that is on the face of all the earth, and every tree with seed in its fruit. You shall have them for food.” (Gen 1:29) However, meat was not on the human diet. Therefore, some are confused by God’s words to Noah after he came out of the ark, “Every moving thing that lives shall be food for you; as I gave you the green plants, I give you everything.” (Gen. 9:3) Is this a contradiction of God’s earlier command to Adam?
Genesis 8:11 says, “And the dove came back to him in the evening, and behold, in her mouth was a freshly plucked olive leaf. So Noah knew that the waters had abated from the earth.” This verse indicates that the dove brought an olive leaf to Noah, which he took as a sign that the floodwaters had receded.
Genesis 7:24 and 8:3 say the floodwaters lasted for 150 days, yet; Genesis 7:4, 12 and 17 say it was only forty days. The difference is solved with a simple explanation. Each is referring to two different periods of time. Let us look at these verses again (italics mine): Genesis 7:12 Updated American Standard Version... Continue Reading →