The Reality Of The Great Flood

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The Great Flood Did the Great flood really happen? Was it all just a big made up story? Or did the Bible speak the truth. Evidence from all around the world has pointed to the fact that the flood happened. The city of Ur was destroyed by a flood. All the different stories in the world of the flood save one family. Abraham could have carried the story of the flood of Ur. The theories of the flood do not contradict the Bible. Also the Black Sea wasn’t always a body of water. Although the Great Flood was thought to be a myth, scientists may have found evidence the flood existed because scientists may have found the boat, they have found houses underneath the Black Sea, and many cultures have variations of the flood. Noah was righteous man amongst the unrighteous. When God saw the evil in the world he told Noah to build an ark and save himself, his family, two of every animal, and anyone who believed, but no one did. Though it took many years to build the people just saw Noah as an insane man and could not be saved for they did not believe. They were warned, but only mocked and so they perished in the flood. It rained for 40 days and 40 nights. When it was over God put a rainbow in the sky as a sign that God would never flood the Earth again. The question is where was ark? For a long time, Bible scholars tried to prove that there had been a flood over the whole earth, while scientists simply ignored the Bible story. But more recently, scientists and Bible have been coming closer to agreement. Many geologists and archeologists now think that the story of the flood refers to a real geological event. Meanwhile anthropologists point out that similar stories of a disastrous flood are found in cultures all over the Middle East and Europe... ... middle of paper ... ... underneath the Black Sea, and many cultures have variations of the flood. Works Cited The English Standard Version Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments with Apocrypha. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2009. Print. Than, Ker. "Noah's Ark Found in Turkey?" National Geographic. National Geographic Society, 28 Apr. 2010. Web. 20 Jan. 2014. Mitchell, Stephen, ed. Gilgamesh: A New English Version. New York: Free Press, 2004. Bennett-Smith, Meredith. "Evidence Suggests Noah's Ark Flood Existed, Says Robert Ballard, Archaeologist Who Found Titanic." The Huffington Post. TheHuffingtonPost.com, 10 Dec. 2012. Web. 22 Jan. 2014. Isaak, Mark. "Flood Stories from Around the World." Flood Stories from Around the World. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Jan. 2014. Trimarchi, Maria. “Was There Really a Great Flood?” HowStuffWorks. HowStuffWorks.com, 14 July 2008. Web. 23 Jan. 2014
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