Category Archives: Biblical chronology

What Noah Saw After The Flood

You have no idea what Noah saw. It wasn’t a simple rainbow. As I explain in my book, Noah’s Flood: Literal or Figurative?, what Noah most likely saw after the Flood was not a simple rainbow, but a vast array … Continue reading

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The Historical Dates for the Birth and the Crucifixion of Christ

Articles and blog posts are written every year, during the Advent Season, on the true date for the Birth of Christ. Was He born on the 25th of December, or on some other day, or in some other month? What … Continue reading

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Adam and Eve versus Evolution

This book argues in favor of Adam and Eve as two real historical persons, and also in favor of accepting evolution as one of the natural means that God uses to guide the unfolding of His Creation. Adam and Eve … Continue reading

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The Rainbow after Noah’s Flood

The Flood of Noah was a real historical event. Some parts of the Biblical description of the Flood are figurative and other parts are literal. There was literally a Noah, an Ark, and a great Flood. However, the expressions that … Continue reading

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What Size Was Noah’s Ark?

Some persons say that the size of the Ark could not be literal. {6:14} Make yourself an ark from smoothed wood. You shall make little dwelling places in the ark, and you shall smear pitch on the interior and exterior. … Continue reading

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Noah’s Flood versus Modern Science

My interpretation of the Biblical story of Noah is complex. I consider that the story contains both literal elements and figurative elements. By faith, I accept the story as true, but with reason I understand that not every part of … Continue reading

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The Seven Days of Creation: figurative or literal?

The following text is an excerpt from my book: Noah’s Flood: Literal or Figurative? Now let’s go back to the beginning of Genesis, and apply a combined literal and figurative approach to some of the stories that preceded the great … Continue reading

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Faith vs. Science: did Abraham have camels?

The latest news in the Faith vs. Science debate is claim by researchers that the domesticated camel dates only to 900 BC Fox News: Camel bones suggest error in Bible, archaeologists say Camels are mentioned as pack animals in the … Continue reading

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Big Changes for the Church in 2014 and 2015

According to my research into New Testament biblical chronology, Jesus was born in 15 BC. He began His Divine Ministry in the fall of AD 15, and the ministry of John the Baptist began about 6 months earlier, in the … Continue reading

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The Misguided Genetic Hunt for Adam and Eve

Here’s a recent news report on a search by scientists for the origin of the Y-chromosome. One groups of scientists places this starting point about 338,000 years ago. In the same news report, some other scientists argue for the more … Continue reading

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Contra Taylor Marshall on the Birth and Death of Jesus

In his booklet, God’s Birthday: Why Christ Was Born on December 25 and Why It Matters, Dr. Taylor Marshall also presents a date for the Crucifixion of Jesus: March 25th of A.D. 33. He asserts that Jesus died on Nisan … Continue reading

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Adam and Eve versus Evolution

The first 11 chapters of Genesis are pre-recorded history, at least from the point of view of the Jews. In every society, prior to modern times, pre-recorded history was handed down verbally, with stories that made heavy use of figurative … Continue reading

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