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Submitted by John of Science (United Kingdom), Feb 17, 2007 at 06:41

Very good, we're getting somewhere. Except Mizraim (the father of Egyptians) would have passed down the story just like Sin (father of the Chinese) would have passed down the story. The point is, if the Flood would have occurred, then not just one nation should have a flood account. That is exactly what we do have. But did the Egyptians invent the story? No, because all the world had a story similar to it. But the Israelites have the correct one because they have the actual dimensions and vivid descriptions with evidence attesting to it.

Consider the Epic of Gilgamesh, Ea/Enki destroys man because they are loud and he cannot sleep. This clearly sounds silly. Ea/Enki tells Gilgamesh to build a 900 by 900 by 900 'boat'. This giant block/cube is definately inadequate to survive the harsh waters. While the Biblical ark would be fit to survive such a storm!

Do not ignore the bone beds...

But there is no proof of a worldwide flood and even if it did happen the egyptians didn't write it down.

Why must you ignore the evidence that is screaming out at you. The ceremonial laws in the Bible are very healthy, far too healthy for the simple man to figure out alone in the fourteenth century BC.

What are these laws? Remember this Moses did not write down the whole off the torah.

Suffering is something that points to God's existence. Suffering entered the world when Adam and Eve rebelled against God. We know that the whole creation has been groaning as in the pains of childbirth right up to the present time. (Romans 8:22). The suffering will continue. Always will the sins of one man will cause suffering to another. For example, an alcoholic mother may have a deformed baby. A drunk driver may kill several people on a bus. To put it simply, life on earth isn't fair. We had paradise at first and then we lost it when we lost God. God reconciled those who would choose God with the blood of Jesus Christ.

But Jesus died for our sins and suffering should have this ended when Jesus died for have sins.

So you give me about 4 prophecies and expect me to believe that the Bible is the truth. Ok then maybe you could explain these verses:

28 The man of God came up and told the king of Israel, "This is what the LORD says: 'Because the Arameans think the LORD is a god of the hills and not a god of the valleys, I will deliver this vast army into your hands, and you will know that I am the LORD.' "

29 For seven days they camped opposite each other, and on the seventh day the battle was joined. The Israelites inflicted a hundred thousand casualties on the Aramean foot soldiers in one day. 30 The rest of them escaped to the city of Aphek, where the wall collapsed on twenty-seven thousand of them. And Ben-Hadad fled to the city and hid in an inner room.

Twenty-thousand people died becasue of big falling wall. It must have been big has the great wall of china.

9 Joab reported the number of the fighting men to the king: In Israel there were eight hundred thousand able-bodied men who could handle a sword, and in Judah five hundred thousand. 2 Samuel 24:9

There were 1,300,000 men fighing in a tribal in about 1000bce this is nearly larger than the USA army. But it gets worst because this verse contradicts with 1 chronicles 21:5 which says there were 1,100,000 million men from Israel and 470,000 from Judah given a total of 1,570,000 million men nearly 300,000 more men than off the one in samuels.

John of Science

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