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Ten Biblical Proofs That The Flood Was Worldwide

1. If the flood had only been of a local nature, an ark would not have been necessary.

2. The size of the ark was large enough to house two of all the unclean, and seven of all the clean, land animal species. (The total volume of the ark equaled that of 522 standard railroad boxcars!)

3. The purpose of the flood was to destroy all flesh (Genesis 6: 7,13,17; 7:4,21-23).

4. The flood's water covering the highest mountain on earth verifies its worldwide nature (Genesis 7:19-20).

5. The total duration of the flood was one year and ten days (Genesis 7:11; 8:14).

6. The raven and the dove would not have returned to the ark if the flood was only of a local nature.

7. God's promise speaks of never again sending this type of flood, one which would destroy all flesh (Genesis 8:21; 9:11,15).

8. All people have descended from Noah's three sons (Genesis 9:19).

9. Peter testified that the "world" was destroyed by the flood (II Peter 2:5; 3:6).

10. The Lord Jesus testified that "all" were destroyed in the flood, and compared this scene to the end of the world (Matthew 24:37-39; Luke 17:26-27).


Seven Non-Biblical Evidences Of A Universal Flood

1. Sedimentary rock (rock laid down in water) is found in every continent throughout the world.

2. Mass graveyards of fossils can be found throughout the world.

3. Huge coal beds and oil fields have been discovered throughout the world.

4. Large numbers of ocean creature fossils have been found high in mountain ranges throughout the world.

5. Large areas of the world are still under ice.

6. Millions of animals, such as the Siberian mammoth elephants, have been found in ice in a condition which reveals their sudden death.

7. Nearly all tribes of the human race have traditions and legends concerning a universal flood.


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