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Piecing Together the Ark
THE ARC ENCOUNTER ^ | DECEMBER 1, 2010 | ADMIN (The Arc Encounter)

Posted on 12/07/2010 7:57:43 PM PST by Walt Griffith

As the account of Noah’s Ark and the Flood continues to capture the imagination of all sectors in America, nearly every culture boasts well-known accounts of a massive flood that has elements very similar to the biblical Flood (going back even to the time of the Babylonians).

In November, 2009, a CBS News survey revealed the finding that the remains of Noah’s Ark would be the greatest archaeological discovery of our day. CBS News stated: “CBS’ 60 Minutes news program, in conjunction with Vanity Fair magazine, recently conducted a web survey asking which archaeological discovery people would most want to see made next. The response: Noah’s Ark (43%), Atlantis (18%) Amelia Earhart’s plane (16%), Nixon’s lost tapes (13%), and Cleopatra’s barge (5%).” [1]

The article continued: “Noah’s Ark continues to capture the imagination of the general public, and this interest spans all social, religious, and economic segments. The Ark and the Flood is one of the few historical events which are well known in the worldwide global circle.”

The ministry leaders at Answers in Genesis (AiG) began discussing the idea of assembling virtually the same team that designed and built the Creation Museum, to have them start researching and then building a full-scale Noah’s Ark.

(Excerpt) Read more at arkencounter.com ...


TOPICS: Apologetics; Current Events; History; Religion & Science
KEYWORDS: america; answersingenesis; ark; flood; godsgravesglyphs; noahs; noahsark
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1 posted on 12/07/2010 7:57:47 PM PST by Walt Griffith
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To: Walt Griffith

The response: Noah’s Ark (43%), Atlantis (18%) Amelia Earhart’s plane (16%), Nixon’s lost tapes (13%), and Cleopatra’s barge (5%).”

I would think that the corpses of the Roswell Aliens and the Body of Jimmy Hoffa would have at least made 1%.


2 posted on 12/07/2010 8:00:35 PM PST by GraceG
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To: GraceG
I would think that the corpses of the Roswell Aliens and the Body of Jimmy Hoffa would have at least made 1%.

Holy Grail?

3 posted on 12/07/2010 8:06:33 PM PST by Poison Pill
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To: Walt Griffith
Even if the Ark is found, and it can be confirmed beyond all doubt that it is the Ark, the people who do not want to believe will still not believe.

Jesus performed many miracles and many of the people who saw them with their own eyes did not believe. Other non-believers continued to insist for some kind of sign, and even after He was resurrected from the dead after 3 days they still did not believe.

Seeing the Ark will mean nothing, and quite frankly, looking for it is a fruitless endeavor, as Christians are instructed not to base our beliefs on relics or other physical objects, but rather on the Word and that alone.

4 posted on 12/07/2010 8:10:39 PM PST by pnh102 (Regarding liberalism, always attribute to malice what you think can be explained by stupidity. - Me)
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To: Walt Griffith

Would someone please tell me what would the replica look like. No Hollywood creation but a copy of what? Pictures? Dig the thing up, then copy it please.


5 posted on 12/07/2010 8:13:06 PM PST by I am Richard Brandon
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To: GraceG

0bama’s birth certificate?


6 posted on 12/07/2010 8:14:25 PM PST by smokingfrog ( ><{{{{{(0>)
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To: GraceG
Since it was a poll of the general population it would be mathematically impossible since the media represents less than 1%.
7 posted on 12/07/2010 8:16:58 PM PST by Walt Griffith
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To: pnh102
Seeing the Ark will mean nothing, and quite frankly, looking for it is a fruitless endeavor, as Christians are instructed not to base our beliefs on relics or other physical objects, but rather on the Word and that alone.

Amen Brother! So many want a sign, but by Faith alone are we to believe.

8 posted on 12/07/2010 8:18:03 PM PST by Inyo-Mono (Had God not driven man from the Garden of Eden the Sierra Club surely would have.)
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To: Poison Pill
I would think that the corpses of the Roswell Aliens and the Body of Jimmy Hoffa would have at least made 1%.

Obama's college transcripts?

9 posted on 12/07/2010 8:18:47 PM PST by Fiji Hill
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To: Walt Griffith
Noah's Ark almost undoubtedly rotted away thousands of years ago.
10 posted on 12/07/2010 8:22:30 PM PST by plain talk
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To: Walt Griffith

nearly every culture boasts well-known accounts of a massive flood that has elements very similar to the biblical Flood (going back even to the time of the Babylonians).


Gee, could this be because they all experienced very bad floods at some point in time? Not necessarily one that covered the Earth, however.


11 posted on 12/07/2010 8:29:47 PM PST by rbg81 (When you see Obama, shout: "DO YOUR JOB!!")
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To: plain talk

I don’t know about that. At that altitude it could have survived, and depending on the mineral content of the earth it could have petrified and remained under the ice for thousands of years.


12 posted on 12/07/2010 8:38:28 PM PST by ANGGAPO (Let Gulf Beach Club)
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To: GraceG

Al Capones’ extra-secret-even-from-Geraldo Vault


13 posted on 12/07/2010 8:40:03 PM PST by bigbob (.)
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To: Inyo-Mono
So many want a sign, but by Faith alone are we to believe.

As for The Flood... I have not yet re-read the story (my wife and I are going through the New Testament but we would like to go back to the Old Testament once we wrap up the New Testament). But based on what we've read about Jesus, I am beginning to conclude that why should there have to be any scientific evidence that The Flood, as described in the Old Testament, occurred at all?

If with God, all things are possible, then surely He could cover the entire planet with water for 40 days and nights (how all that water would be present on the Earth would defy the laws of physics, as even if all the major ice caps and glaciers melted, there would still be land), drain it, clean things up, and leave no trace of the same. These things are completely impossible to do in a human or any scientific context. Scientific evidence of The Flood would another one of those signs that non-believers keep asking for.

Using science to "prove" the existence of God is pointless... we are taught that God cannot be seen by humans. I would think that our resources are better spent teaching the Gospel to people who are in need of salvation instead.

14 posted on 12/07/2010 9:05:50 PM PST by pnh102 (Regarding liberalism, always attribute to malice what you think can be explained by stupidity. - Me)
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To: pnh102
Using science to "prove" the existence of God is pointless... we are taught that God cannot be seen by humans. I would think that our resources are better spent teaching the Gospel to people who are in need of salvation instead.

I couldn't agree more!

15 posted on 12/07/2010 9:11:13 PM PST by Inyo-Mono (Had God not driven man from the Garden of Eden the Sierra Club surely would have.)
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To: Walt Griffith; All

It is hard to imagine a more absurd waste of Christian money.


16 posted on 12/07/2010 9:30:09 PM PST by achilles2000 ("I'll agree to save the whales as long as we can deport the liberals")
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To: I am Richard Brandon

A half-size replica:

http://tinyurl.com/28dku7r


17 posted on 12/07/2010 9:34:23 PM PST by Pelham (Islam, the mortal enemy of the free world)
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To: Walt Griffith
I'm under the assumption that a more relevant find would be the Ark of The Covenant. I can't believe it didn't even make the list!

Oh, and Nixon's Lost Tapes! LOL! What are they? A bunch of liberals? How about Zero's BC?

18 posted on 12/07/2010 9:40:01 PM PST by jeffc (Prayer. It's freedom of speech.)
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To: Walt Griffith

How ‘bout something REALLY serious such as what the meaning of the word “is” REALLY is ...???


19 posted on 12/07/2010 10:26:10 PM PST by Lmo56 (If ya wanna run with the big dawgs - ya gotta learn to piss in the tall grass ...</i><p>)
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To: pnh102
"(how all that water would be present on the Earth would defy the laws of physics, as even if all the major ice caps and glaciers melted, there would still be land), drain it, clean things up, and leave no trace of the same. These things are completely impossible to do in a human or any scientific context. Scientific evidence of The Flood would another one of those signs that non-believers keep asking for."

I too pondered how a world wide flood could have been possible. One thing I had to change is my thinking of the world prior to the flood. The world we presently see has no resemblance to the pre-flood word.

Here's a web site I think you might find interesting. It gives reasonable answers that don't defy the laws of physics while GOD still remains the creator described in GENESIS.

http://www.creationscience.com/onlinebook/

20 posted on 12/08/2010 12:16:40 AM PST by FW190
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