Partial Table of Contents—Most Recent Chapters

53. Noah’s Ark and Rapture Prophesy Parallel

52. Noah’s Ark vs. Evolution—Moses vs. Darwin

51. The Scoffers—Bible Prophesy Currently Being Fulfilled

50. The Irrelevant Obstetric Dilemma—Exposing Evolution as a Myth

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(some of the chapters posted below include video link references, along with other link references in support of my thoughts, and my Bible interpretation doctrine described in the chapters containing the links)

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53. Noah’s Ark and Rapture Prophesy Parallel

The rapture and the tribulation prophesy, were long a secret parallel to Noah’s ark and the flood; where the flood happened suddenly. The rapture will happen even more suddenly, and the tribulation will be global and terrible. It will be even worse than the flood was, and Just as God told Noah to build an ark to escape the flood, where Noah had to have faith to build it, so God is telling us to have faith in Him for salvation, where the rapture is like the ark, an escape from death and the tribulation. This was a secret parallel because the rapture was a secret from old held in the mind of God, given by Jesus only to Paul in a revelation—“Now it happened, as I journeyed and came near Damascus at about noon, suddenly a great light from heaven shone around me.” Acts 22:6—the rapture is not a made up doctrine nor just a theory for a select few; rather, it is a gift to anyone who believes in Jesus: where, now, instead of building an ark, you simply have to believe with all your heart that Jesus loves you, and that He died for you, was buried, and rose from the dead, paying your way in full to eternal life, and acknowledge that with your mouth in prayer to Jesus and yourself (no one else has any power in this but Jesus and you, through the helper, the Holy Spirit)—“that if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved. For with the heart one believes unto righteousness, and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.” Romans 10:9,10—, and you are aboard the rapture “ark,” with an escape from death secured unto you. It’s that simple because salvation is a gift, a gift can not be earned, it’s what the Bible says—“For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God, not of works, lest anyone should boast.” Ephesians 2:8,9—“nor height nor depth, nor any other created thing, shall be able to separate us from the love of God which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.” Romans 8:39—“Let your conduct be without covetousness; be content with such things as you have. For He Himself has said, ‘I will never leave you nor forsake you.’” Hebrews 13:5—note: believers(Christians) who are dead(are asleep in Christ) are resurrected first together with those living and raptured, all fall away (depart) to eternal life in heaven with Jesus—“For the Lord Himself will descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of an archangel, and with the trumpet of God. And the dead in Christ will rise first. Then we who are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air. And thus we shall always be with the Lord.” I Thessalonians 4:16, 17—this is Salvation(an escape from death) before the seven year tribulation—“Let no one deceive you by any means; for that Day will not come unless the falling away comes first, and the man of sin is revealed, the son of perdition,” II Thessalonians 2:3—where the falling away is the rapture (note: the falling away is better translated from the original Greek as, the departing ie. the rapture), and the man of sin is the antiChrist; where, that Day is the seven year subsequent second coming of Jesus on the Mount of Olives.

You have to have faith to get aboard, just as Noah had to have faith to build the ark, the Bible is telling us to believe in Jesus to escape death and the tribulation, where we have to have faith to do it, because just as the ark saved Noah and his family, believing in Jesus with all your heart and acknowledging it with your mouth will give you salvation, which is an escape from death.

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Note: Jesus in the New Testament is synonymous with Jehovah in the Old Testament, as the third part of the Trinity. The other two parts being: the Holy Spirt, and God the Father.

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I dedicate this chapter post to my dad, Robert, because I read him the story of Noah and the ark from the Bible, not too long before he died in the Spring of 2012.

52. Noah’s Ark vs. Evolution—Moses vs. Darwin

Regarding theists who subscribe to both the Bible and evolution, it’s not just creation vs. evolution, it’s creation plus Noah’s ark vs. evolution, because: if naturalistic evolution is how God created life in all its variety on earth, meaning it came to be on its own through natural selection and evolution over millions of years ie. that God endowed nature with the ability to evolve and create itself, where the 6 day creation is not literally 6 24-hour days, but instead is millions of years, what is the purpose of the flood and Noah’s ark? After the flood, all the plants and animals including humans eventually would naturalistically come to be again on their own by way of evolution, so evolution renders the flood as God’s judgement of the wickedness on earth impotent, and Noah’s ark unnecessary and meaningless, because after the flood all the animals and human beings would naturalistically come to be again on their own through evolution, as if to say you can’t judge me and put me down because I’ll just come back again on my own. In this case there would be no need for Noah to build an ark to save him and his family along with all the animals to repopulate the earth. Clearly, naturalism and evolution eat into and undermine the very fabric of the entire Bible; further, at what point in the evolutionary chain of protohumans is one of them suddenly considered in the image of God?

Note: you have to be careful about the Bible translation version that you are reading, that Genesis 1 says “let the earth bring forth life, each after their kind—“Then God said, ‘Let the earth bring forth grass, the herb that yields seed, and the fruit tree that yields fruit according to its kind, whose seed is in itself, on the earth’; and it was so. And the earth brought forth grass, the herb that yields seed according to its kind, and the tree that yields fruit, whose seed is in itself according to its kind. And God saw that it was good.” Genesis 1:11,12—not just “let the earth bring forth life,” because that can be interpreted as supporting evolution, or maybe that wording of Genesis 1 that I heard made by a seductive highly educated theistic scoffer was done to replace what the Bible actually says with his own simple version, “let the earth bring forth life” to support his lust for evolution.

(See the previous post, 51. The Scoffers—Bible Prophesy Currently Being Fulfilled)

51. The Scoffers—Bible Prophesy Currently Being Fulfilled

It is necessary to distinguish between historical and observational science when considering origins, and creation vs. evolution, because: you can not observe and measure the past to know what happened back then, especially when you are talking about something that happened a long time ago that is not seen happening today, and we can not accurately date it, see below regarding dating methods; further, there is no way to know that it is valid to project present day long slow processes into the distant past as a description of what happened back then, for example the Colorado river’s slow erosion of the bottom of the Grand Canyon carving out the canyon over billions of years, known as naturalistic uniformitarianism; rather than the past much larger sudden catastrophic events, namely Noah’s global flood that carved out the Grand Canyon rapidly with a huge amount of powerful water in a matter of days, hours, or minutes; moreover, different radiometric dating methods like potassium-argon dating, uranium-lead dating, and carbon 14 dating for rocks and fossils give dates that differ by millions or billions of years, making the dating results unreliable. It’s history, not something that we can observe and reliably date—“knowing this first: that scoffers will come in the last days, walking according to their own lusts, and saying, ‘Where is the promise of His coming? For since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they were from the beginning of creation.’ For this they willfully forget: that by the word of God the heavens were of old, and the earth standing out of water and in the water, by which the world that then existed perished, being flooded with water.” II Peter 3:3-6—so, the Bible prophesies today’s scoffers of the Genesis 6 literal 24-hour day creation, including, and separately, as a later life destroying and selective life saving event, the global flood that Noah escaped with his family and the pairs of different kinds of animals safe in the ark. The scoffers, both atheistic and theistic, are in books, they’re all over YouTube, (search for creation vs. evolution), they’re in our schools and universities, and even in our churches. Considering both creation science and secular science, you could call creation vs. evolution, at least for life on earth, Moses vs. Darwin. There currently are many popular atheistic as well as theistic math and science experts out there with an evolution deep time viewpoint. I initially, and for a long time, was taken into the theory of evolution, thinking evolution was the way God did it, then when reading the book, Science and Religion in Quest of Truth, it began to smell. These theistic evolution people are seductive in their presentations, they want to have it both ways, but they are undermining the entire Bible. Then the documentary, Is Genesis History? transformed my thinking to a young earth literal 6 24-hour day creation viewpoint.

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Is Genesis History? (To see the following video go to YouTube):

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Ark Encounter and answers in Genesis creation museum, Williamstown, Kentucky:

https://youtu.be/GuZk4gQKmrE https://youtu.be/iahxtUJvBgQ

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Hovind Theory:

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Here is a short debate between a creationist and an evolutionist scoffer:

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Below is one of the seductive eloquent highly educated theistic lustful scoffers, he genuinely seems well meaning as a proponent of God and the Bible, but what he doesn’t realize is, he is undermining the entire Bible, at first I was excited and taken in by him and his view, in fact his view of evolution being the way God did it was my thinking for a long time going back to when I took anthropology in college, now I know better, that this is wrong because it is replacing the supernatural power and nature of God with secular naturalism and evolution, if God can raise Jesus from the dead, He can create life on earth, including man in 6 24-hour days, Satan is slyly charming and seductive when using people espousing naturalistic evolution to his ends, including undermining the Bible:

a question to ask the theist scoffers, like the one above, is: at what specific point is Genesis 1:26 fulfilled in the so called progression of protohumans? The theistic scoffer above seems well meaning, but he says Genesis 1 says “let the earth bring forth life” which it does not say. He makes up his own Genesis 1 wording to support his lust for evolution.

At what specific point is a protohuman made perfect in the image of God—Then God said, ‘Let Us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness; let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, over the birds of the air, and over the cattle, over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.’” Genesis 1:26—“And the Lord God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living being. Life in God’s Garden” Genesis 2:7

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Are birds dinosaurs (Kent Hovind vs. Timothy—the short answer is, no. You might have to view this on YouTube):

50. The Irrelevant Obstetric Dilemma—Exposing Evolution as a Myth

From a naturalistic evolutionary origins viewpoint, why is the natural process of child birth so life threatening and painful for the human mother, meaning why would natural selection have preferred and selected this? There really is no good and satisfactory answer to this question from that viewpoint. This is known as the obstetric dilemma; the truth of it is: from a literal 6 24-hour day creation origins viewpoint, it is not a dilemma; rather, it is irrelevant because evolution never happened, it’s a myth. There is an answer to this question in the book of Genesis. It is due to the fall of Adam and Eve when they disobeyed God, and ate from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, which is when sin entered the world and cursed the perfect Paradise creation—“To the woman He said: “I will greatly multiply your sorrow and your conception; In pain you shall bring forth children; Your desire shall be for your husband, And he shall rule over you.” Genesis 3:16—the obstetric dilemma is evidence against naturalism and evolution as the explanation of origins. This together with a literal interpretation of the Genesis record of the creation, means the theory of evolution is a myth, making the obstetric dilemma irrelevant, exposing evolution as a myth.

49. The Way, the Truth, and the Life; Salvation—Escape from Death

Because it can be reasoned and seen that the Bible is God’s Word, if the death burial and resurrection of Jesus is not true, God is a liar, and Christianity all falls apart—“Jesus said to him, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me. The Father Revealed” John 14:6—that if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved. For with the heart one believes unto righteousness, and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.” Romans 10:9,10—confession is acknowledging your belief in Jesus with your mouth to confirm to the Lord and to yourself what you believe in your heart. That simple act of faith in Jesus alone is all that is required for salvation, escape from death—“For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God, not of works, lest anyone should boast.” Ephesians 2:8,9—where you address Jesus in the first person as Lord, and can qualify it with dear Lord Jesus.

48. The Devil’s Lie of Eternal Torment

There is a common belief out there regarding the Bible and Christianity, that people who are not Christians ie. unsaved non-believers in Jesus are eternally tormented in a place called hell after they die. This common belief is the devil’s lie to turn people away from Christianity to atheism. It turns Christianity ie. believing in the grace of Jesus into coercion (see grace defined below), believe in Jesus or else! It turns God into a Tormenter. Nothing could be further from the truth, God is first and foremost loving truth; though, He also is wrathful, but He is not a Tormenter. Nowhere in the Bible does it say eternal torment, and no where in the Bible does it say non-believers get an eternal body such that they can be tormented forever; further, hell is not a place of torment. In the original Bible languages, hell is synonymous with Sheol, Hades, death, and the grave. Gehenna, the lake of fire is the place of eternal torment for the devil and his angels who are supernatural beings and can live forever to be eternally tormented, but unsaved non-believers who have corruptible mortal bodies can not live forever, and thus are not able to be eternally tormented. Unsaved non-believers are judged at the great white throne then receive the second death and eternal separation from God in know-nothing death—“For the living know that they will die; But the dead know nothing, And they have no more reward, For the memory of them is forgotten.” Ecclesiastes 9:5—their know-nothing dead body is cast into the lake of fire with the devil and his angels where the devil and his angels are tormented eternally with no rest day or night—“And the smoke of their torment ascends forever and ever; and they have no rest day or night, who worship the beast and his image, and whoever receives the mark of his name.” Revelation 14:11—where the smoke is from the know-nothing smoldering dead bodies of unsaved non-believers, each of who’s spirit has gone back to God who gave it; where a soul(being) is a body(dust) together with a spirit(breath); after death you are no longer a soul(being) thus you can not be alive and aware(conscious) because your spirit(breath) has gone back to God, and in the case of an unsaved non-believer their mortal body is burned up and turned to smoke; therefore, their eternal torment is not possible because they are not a soul(being). Eternal torment of unsaved non-believers is the devil’s lie, and has been since the Garden of Eden when Satan, the serpent, told Adam and Eve, thou shall not surely die—“Then the serpent said to the woman, “You will not surely die.” For God knows that in the day you eat of it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil.” Genesis 3:4,5—but we do die and die eternally if we do not believe in Jesus. No human deserves eternal life in heaven, or in a place of eternal torment. God is a god of Love, not Torment. Grace is an undeserved favor from God to us through our faith alone in Jesus alone. The two eternal destinies of life in heaven, or know-nothing death separation from God are a just outcome, such that only those who have heard the gospel and believe in Jesus have eternal life, life in heaven. It’s reward and eternal life, or judgment and eternal know-nothing death separation from God, where the second death is an eternal state of know-nothing death(rest), just as death as normally thought of as a know-nothing death(rest), not a state of being as a soul in heaven or hell because the spirit(breath) has gone back to God who gave it—“For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.” John 3:16—where parish means to die, to cease to exist; conversely, there is no memory of being before physical birth either when your spirit was with God, and not yet given.