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“Every living thing on the face of the earth was wiped out”

(Gen. 7:23).

As time went by, this catastrophic judgement was deliber-

ately forgotten, and man became bolder in his evil. Even today,

people scoff about another impending judgement, exactly as

they did before the flood of Noah. It has been stated that eve-

ryone has a home somewhere in scripture, and these scoffers

certainly have their home in these verses:

“First of all, you must

understand that in the last days scoffers will come, scoffing and

following their own evil desire. They will say, ‘Where is this

“coming” he promised? Ever since our forefathers died, every-

thing goes on as it has since the beginning of creation.’ But

they deliberately forget that long ago by God’s word the heav-

ens existed and the earth was formed out of water and by wa-

ter. By these waters also the world of that time was deluged

and destroyed”

(2 Pet. 3:3-6).


If people deliberately ignore the judgement of God on the

antediluvians, they are not without “authoritative” support.

Unbelieving and atheistic scientists, who are involved in the

faith and religion of evolution, misinterpret and misrepresent

the fossil evidence, and construct what is known as the geolog-

ic column

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Through their blind faith in this column, which

exists nowhere on earth, they construct voluminous ages for

the earth. These purported, immeasurable ages allow what they

believe is sufficient time for anything to happen; in essence,


For further study, the author recommends, “Evolution: The Challenge of

the Fossil Record,” by Duane Gish, Creation-Life Publishers, Master Books

Division, El Cajon, CA, © 1985.