“Noah’s Flood” is one of the world’s most
fascinating accounts in human history.
Unfortunately a growing population of the modern world view
it as mythological.
Naturally, faithful Christians believe the Bible as the
inspired Word of God and accept the account inherently as
historical and accurate. 2
What many ask of such biblical “stories” such as the
flood is this: Can we trust the Bible?
As one example we answer this question through the biblical
account of Noah’s Flood. Gen.
We’ll look at evidences, while they will prove nothing to
the naysayer, show high probability at the catastrophic toward the
dawn of human history.
The Biblical Account
God judged man’s wickedness. Gen.
Only Noah (and family) have God’s favor. Gen.
Took animals, birds, creeping things, food. Gen.
The fountains of the great deep burst open AND rain fell
forty days and nights. Gen.
The waters prevailed over the mountains by nearly 25 feet
and prevailed 150 days. Gen.
After more than a year, Noah leaves ark. Gen.
Noah makes an altar and worships God. Gen.
God blesses Noah. Gen.
Referred to by other people and eras:
Apostle Peter. 2
Jesus Christ. Matt.
Historical Accounts - Stories
Around the World
Comparison of Genesis and Gilgamesh
China (Shu Jing: Book of Documents)
Shu Jing (Book of Documents): Emperor worship of ShangDi
(Heavenly Ruler) includes recitations very similar to Genesis
Feng-shu T’ung-yi (Comprehensive Meaning of Customs):
“All people of the earth descended from ‘Nu-wa’”
Stories Around the World
Archaeological Accounts – Evidence uncovered
Tree: cannot be buried over thousands or millions of years,
but rapidly… otherwise it would decay
Many such trees, plants around the world.
A whale graveyard in the Egyptian Desert.
A whale fossil in the Peruvian Andes.
Also throughout the U.S.
Over 500 oysters in the Peruvian Andes
Noticed the mouths are closed (they were buried alive:
indicating immediate death)
There will always be mockers (2
Pet. 3:3)…doubters ... others seeking genuine answers.
In the end, you will either believe the Bible is true …
“Because you have seen Me, have you believed? Blessed
are they who did not see, and yet believed.” Jn.
to God in the church by Christ Jesus
Church of Christ