Noah’s Flood

February 16, 2014

Part 1

A

The decrepit condition Fundamental Christianity is in as the 21st Century unfolds is partly caused by the big smack down the Biblical Flood has suffered from geology. Christians are so discouraged they’re afraid to raise their heads out of the foxhole. A notable exodus has occurred in the last two centuries composed of the very faithful; faith now seems dependent on concrete answers to diluvial questions. People need a solid foundation to build modern Christianity upon. This starts with an understanding of Noah’s Flood, which is presently stuck in fosiliferous rock strata. A good analogy of Christianity today is the trilobite.

 

It seems humorous that God created stratification which produced supposed scientific “age launching” to condemn geologists and astronomers to an eternal Hell. Funnier yet is these people convene like Mammoths to a deluge party under the umbrella of the United States Geologic Survey, as if the United States Government can save them (it’s a trap). Particularly galling is the recent Davis A. Young offering – THE BIBLICAL FLOOD published by a supposed Christian company – Wm. B. Eerdmans Co., bringing to mind John’s warning (16:2) “They shall put you out of the synagogues: yea, the time cometh, that whosoever killeth you will think that he doeth God service.”

 

Peter said: “But there were false prophets also among the people, even as there shall be false teachers among you, who privily shall bring in damnable heresies, even denying the Lord that bought them and bring upon themselves swift destruction…For if God spared not the angels that sinned, but cast them down to hell, and delivered them into chains of darkness, to be reserved unto judgment…But these, as natural brute beasts, made to be taken and destroyed, speak evil of the things that they understand not; and shall utterly perish in their own corruption; And shall receive the reward of unrighteousness, as they that count it pleasure to riot in the day time. Spots they are and blemishes, sporting themselves with their own deceivings while they feast with you;” (II Peter 2: 1,4,12,13).

 

If you wish to spot an anti-Christ you need look no further than a modern geologist. The United States Geologic Survey is in the business of destroying Christianity. This is because, “My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge:” (Hosea 4:6), and “If the foundations be destroyed, what can the righteous do? (Psalms 11:3). The foundational knowledge of events during Noah’s Flood has been totally destroyed, just like Herod’s Temple in A.D. 70 in Jerusalem. But guess whose fault it is? Noah is at fault! Why is Noah the “eighth person” in II Peter 2:5? Why is Noah described as afraid, “moved with fear” in Hebrews 11:7? Why the “longsuffering of God waited in the days of Noah while the ark was a preparing”? (I Peter 3:20). Who’s sin was Noah sacrificing the beloved animals for in Genesis 8:20?

 

Why did Jesus Christ have to apologize (preach) to the drowned antediluvian civilization while he was dead physically? “For Christ also hath once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh, but quickened by the Spirit: By which he also went and preached unto the spirits in prison; Which sometime were disobedient, when once the longsuffering of God waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was a preparing, wherein few, that is, eight souls were saved by water…For for this cause was the gospel preached also to them that are dead, that they might be judged according to men in the flesh, but live according to God in the spirit.” (I Peter 3:18-20; 4:6).

 

Can you see that something went horribly wrong for Noah? Can you also see the story left behind had to have been written by Noah himself as no one else would have expended the energy to write such trite stuff? Can you further see that what Noah did was serious enough to cause him to sacrifice animals to God? All others of humanity had already paid with their lives.

 

I’m not Peter with his dichotomous language, nor a geologist with their modern anti-Christ rhetoric. Somewhere in this maelstrom of higher criticism has to be a core place for intelligent consensual thought. My purpose in writing this paper isn’t to condemn, but rather to encourage people. The only way we can recover our faith is to build the foundations of historical Christianity. My history Prof used to say “The most vile crime in history is manufactured history”, quoted from Dr. Rembrandt Carter, fall 1968.

 

The way to build the foundation is to recognize our own human sinful condition; we’ve all done things we’re ashamed and embarrassed about. Noah is no different except he was on the world stage at the time. Noah screwed up and covered up; he ran damage control. Can you identify what you’re reading in Genesis is manufactured flood history? Humanly, we can’t blame geologists for not getting the story correct when theologians can’t get the story correct. Unfortunately, that won’t save geologists in the end of the world.

 

B

If you’re reading this for the first time, you probably have never before heard this story. Hopefully, things of speculation won’t be represented as fact. Conversely, only things proven mathematically or written in the Bible as fact or known to be true will be presented to the reader for consideration as stipulations. But first, there are a couple of things to explore.

 

1). Species. There are two Biblical instances of interest dealing with species. Adam had only one afternoon to name all of the species God brought forth out of the dust of the ground in front of him (Gen. 2:19,20). By the time of Noah it took a whole Ark to hold all the “sorts” or “kinds” (Gen. 6:20). “Sorts” or “kinds”, sounds like an escalation of biological family genus (in modern terms a poodle is a “kind” of wolf; more recently the Coywolf). Noah doesn’t say he loaded species. Species are called “every living creature” (Gen. 2:19). To positively define the animals loaded on the ark as species Noah would necessarily have had to use language that specifically qualified those animals as “living creatures” or the animals Adam named. He doesn’t do either, which means scientists and religious leaders have misinterpreted the scriptures. Hence one would expect to find extinct species in the fossil record after the Flood which is just what is found. By definition then, “of all flesh” (Gen. 7:10), would have to be interpreted as representative of all species, being qualified by the terms “sorts” or “kinds”. Really, Noah only said he loaded his favorites (genus).

 

2). Dates of events. The prominent dates in the Bible have been worked out mathematically. There were 7 Creative Days plus 30 days stay in the Garden of Eden. On the 38th day, the Antediluvian calendar started in the lunar year 5456 B.C (360-day years). The solar year of Noah’s Flood was 3200 B.C. (365.242424-day years). Abram “departed out of Haran” in 2158 B.C. The Exodus was the year 1584 B.C. Solomon began work on the original Temple in 1104 B.C. Babylon captured Judah in 674 B.C. Cyrus the Persians first regnal year was 604 B.C. Jesus Christ was born on March 26, 1 B.C. None of this is speculative, but is calculated using an algorithm in the Ephemeris calendar, Daniel’s prophecies, and triangulation using the true calendric cycle (33 years) accompanied by the Sabbatical Years and trumpet of the Jubile Years (49 +1 years; Lev. 25).

 

C

Here is Noah’s story as it really happened, although logic and speculation and a good imagination are required to reconstruct the convoluted story Noah left in Genesis. By the way, Moses didn’t write that story and lie through his teeth for Noah. Whoever came up with the story that Moses wrote the entire Pentateuch was smoking something; it doesn’t say that anywhere. Moses couldn’t write the story of the Garden of Eden; he wasn’t ever in the Garden of Eden. Moses however apparently did compile Genesis.

 

When you catch someone lying to your face it’s hard to believe anything they say after that. You will burrow like a dog to ferret out the truth. Noah said he loaded the Ark seven days before the flood and also the day of the flood but didn’t mention unloading the Ark. Big mistake!

 

D

1). Noah’s story begins by acknowledging his father and grandfather were with him during the process of building the Ark. Lamech died 29 years before the Flood and Methuselah died the year of the Flood. Noah’s mother didn’t enter the Ark with him. These are very troubling statements as Noah never mentions either his mother or grandfather, or any Godly direction about their destiny. The 120 years are not the length of time to build the Ark but a reference to Moses length of life. The rest of Enoch’s prophecy (Gen. 6:1-7) was erased cunningly by Joshua – a whole other story.

 

2). Noah is declared qualified by God, but surrounded by a corrupt, violent human world. God decided to “destroy them with the earth”; very significant geologically (earth = “dry land”, Gen. 1:10; 7:22). The terra firma you see today is apparently much of what used to be the antediluvian “Seas” (Gen. 1:10). The Bible indicates there was a sea/land reversal of roles. Is it really any surprise then that everywhere scientists look there is a top layer with encased crustaceans, even on the tops of mountains? The logical deduction is antediluvian aquatic ocean was uplifted at the time of Noah’s flood to form the topography of some of the modern continents. At the same time, ubiquitous areal topographical ordinal features, limited in elevation to “fifteen cubits” (22.5 feet; Gen. 1:2, 7:20, 9:11) above sea level (geoid), were overflowed by Flood surge or sunk to develop into today’s oceans.

 

3). Orders were given, construction began on a vessel 450 feet long, 75 feet wide and 45 feet high (if cubit = 18 inches), gopher wood, rooms and pitch all around. A window 18 inches square, a door in the side and three stories were the extent of the directions given. Notice, no covering of the ark was ordered. Every thing with breath was to die with the exception of those on the ark. Food was loaded. Explicit directions were given to load exactly two (male and female) of each “sort or kind”. Noah gets an “A” grade which he is happy to point out.

 

4). At this point of the story all Hell broke loose for Noah. He did what every man does; he took the bull by the horns without checking with God. It started to rain; what’s a man to do but load the ark, right? I’m pretty sure 99.9% of men would have done the same thing Noah did, but you might notice there were no instructions about when to load the ark. God is a very mysterious entity to humanity. God is very attentive until the moment of truth arrives and suddenly he disappears leaving man to judge conditions for himself. Surreptitiously, is this God’s idea of “free will”; sit back and watch ignorance play out? It happened in the Garden of Eden, it happened with Job and it happened with Abraham and his son’s sacrifice. I think Job and Abraham benefited from Noah’s errors. Man will push his agenda to the extreme until God steps in disastrously with a heart check-up.

 

5). It had not rained before the flood (Gen. 2:5,6). Even though God didn’t say when to load the ark he did mention the hydraulic condition, “flood of waters” (Gen. 6:17), not “rain”. Ever after in this story you will see Noah use the two descriptions interchangeably to try and confuse the subject and avoid implication of error. Gen. 7:4 says “rain” yet 7:17 says “flood” in relationship to forty days; one of these references to Flood conditions is deceptive and Noah knew the difference. On what we would call January 1st in the year 3200 B.C., it started to rain and the resulting sedimentation/deposition didn’t subside until 150 days had passed. Noah, of course, as we all know loaded the ark with the animals (twos).

 

6). Noah, Peter said (II Peter 2:5), was “a preacher of righteousness”; a lofty and lonely position to be in, in that day and age. Probably everyone on the face of the earth at that time knew of Noah’s message of doom. So, when it began to rain and Noah loaded the ark the populous probably became alert. Noah preached that God said, “The end of all flesh is come before me; for the earth is filled with violence through them; and, behold, I will destroy them with the earth.” When they found out it was just a rain storm of long duration (150 days), but survivable by going to a higher elevation they began to scoff – loudly no doubt (false prophet). Wouldn’t you?

 

7). Noah’s psychological condition came into play here. Fear caused Noah to load the ark, with the weight of all those antediluvian Saints on his back. It was raining, wasn’t that the signal to load the ark, the animals went in – wasn’t that proof? 150 days later Noah is forced to unload the ark (lack of food) in front of the whole population who were now probably gathered around in jubilation. Speculation says they probably strung their streamers up on the ark for the Maypole dance, which means it’s doubtful the ark moved at all (wouldn’t that be a laugher?). This caused Noah to put a covering on the ark so it wouldn’t be destroyed. This had to be the most terrifying and humiliating event in Noah’s life. It possibly caused the death of Methuselah, especially if he had refused to mount the ark; Noah didn’t say Methuselah got on the ark.

 

8). God apparently didn’t judge Noah for his rash behavior knowing the psychological fallibilities of mankind. God did however change the directions to new loading instructions of “sevens”. Presumable this left one animal to sacrifice at the end for Noah’s error (sin). But, eight verses later sees Noah loading twos again? So, if Noah’s story is taken literally (Gen. 7:9), Noah is loading the ark for the third time; but, no mention of unloading the ark. At this point of Noah’s story it’s incomprehensible how anyone could read this garbage and not realize they are being fed dinosaur soup. It is the largest and longest deception in the history of mankind.

 

9). Unfortunately for Fundamental Christianity, Noah’s deception also excluded any mention of the geological characteristics of the first 150 days. This is why Christianity has no answer for stratification. To set the stage, fear is the main element driving the psychological character of the person in charge of Flood implementation and administration. The second element appears to be an historical mandate requiring action based on Patriarchal Godly authority. The third element is preempting God’s instructions in a frantic hustle to “rollout” Floodology in a public display of genuine prophecy.

 

10). Maybe we can cut Noah a break for never having seen the works of hydrology; God did reserve judgment. Certainly lots of people were surprised by recent flood surges in many different parts of the modern world (Japan, New York, Philippines). There’s a difference between a proud heart and a contrite heart and it seems that this is what it’s all about once a mistake is made. Fear took over for Noah, throwing consideration for God’s program out the window. By the way, God’s program in the Flood was the implementation of Enoch’s calendar with a leap year formula, mathematically 365 8/33.

 

11). In my Grandmother’s Bible I took the liberty to mark all the verses that may be associated with each different loading by Noah.

1). Load #1. Gen. 6:19-22; 7:6-9, 24; 8:2-5, 14.

2). Load #2. Gen. 7:1-5, 10.

3). Load #3. Gen. 7:11-15.

4). Load #4. Gen. 7:16.

Circle these verse numbers with different colored pens and see if you don’t agree that Noah loaded the ark 4 times and unloaded 3 times, which equals seven times subtracted from 40 days duration would total 33. The final unload after the Flood was over, was then the 8th, for the representation of the leap year formula (8/33). Noah was supposed to load 7 days before the “fountains of the great deep” broke loose and stay put for the representation of “seven”.

 

12). Concurrently with all the extracurricular activity of Noah, there were two distinct periods defined during the year of Flood, a 150-day period and a 40-day period. By identifying each period and Noah’s usage of different numbers of animals, it’s possible to distinguish his acknowledged activities and those unaccounted for in his story. Once a person is apprised of this situation it’s fairly easy to untangle Noah’s deception. Noah loaded twos when the 150 days began and unloaded after the rain ended. All the other loadings took place in a 7-day span from 10th month 24th day, to 10th month 31st day just before the 40-day event.

 

13). So, all the scoffing, age launching arrogance displayed as academic acumen is really just a simple misunderstanding of the true Noah’s story. Someone is mistaken, Peter calls age launching, “damnable heresy”. There were 150 days of rain from “the waters which were above the firmament” (Gen. 1:7). Noah, as far as can be ascertained from the text, only makes five statements about the 150 days rain. “And the waters prevailed upon the earth an hundred and fifty days.” (Gen. 7:24). “and God made a wind to pass over the earth, and the waters aswaged. The windows of heaven were stopped, and the rain from heaven was restrained; And the waters returned from off the earth continually: and after the end of the hundred and fifty days the waters were abated. And the ark rested in the seventh month, on the seventeenth day of the month, upon the mountains of Ararat.” (Gen. 8:1b-4). Those are the only statements Noah made qualifying the first load of Genesis 6:19-22; 7:6-9. Notice, not one word is said about geologic conditions from hydraulic action.

 

14). So, at the half way point of Noah’s Flood we’re left with Noah standing out near the ark with scoffers all around. His grandfather had passed which required a funeral. The ark was full of excrement and had to be cleaned. All the food had been eaten demanding a ton of work to reload. The animals were escaping in search of food no doubt. Noah’s immediate concern was covering the ark so the scoffers wouldn’t destroy it, because by now Noah had come to terms with his error. I don’t think Noah was doing any preaching at this point.

 

15). Examining Noah’s statement of the timing of the event is critical to his credibility. He said 150 days. Using the old lunar 360-day calendar, transposed over the new Enoch 365-day calendar defines a day. The 150th day would have been the 5th month 26th day in the new 365-day calendar. The epoch of Enoch’s calendar was the 4th month 23rd day in the old lunar calendar. Gen. 8:4 (KJV) says “seventh month, on the seventeenth day of the month”. The 7th month 17th day in the old lunar calendar was equal to the 3rd month 22nd day in the new solar calendar and would have been the targeted day; unfortunately for Noah that’s only 85 days. This is the exact number of stratified layers in the Wind River Canyon in Wyoming (doesn’t that sound Biblically exculpatory). This is the exact number (85) of stratified layers in the Wind River Canyon representing the entire geologic history of earth, which is the exact number of days (85) Noah was in the ark during the epoch, doesn’t that sound Biblically exculpatory? Ouch! If you used the new solar calendar, 7th month 17th day would be 202 days (nonsense). Adding 40 days to the 85 days is also only 125 days. Maybe the criticism from the populace, or running short of food for animals, or the populace threatening Methuselah’s life drove Noah out early into the rain, which again means the ark didn’t move during the 150-day event. It’s also obvious Noah didn’t build the ark on top of the mountain called Ararat!

 

16). All of these statements of Noah were most likely written after the events of 3200 B.C. during a brief period of damage control. One conclusion Noah aims to get readers to focus on is what day the Flood began. Gen 8:5 is an attempted blatant lie “And the waters decreased continually until the tenth month: in the tenth month, on the first day of the month, were the tops of the mountains seen”. This is an attempt to get future readers to equate the “flood of waters” (6:17) with Continental Drift. Noah is misleading readers into the false assumption the Flood began on what we would call October 1st, because of his asinine actions on what we would call January 1, 3200 B.C.

 

17). The lie isn’t that the tops of mountains couldn’t be seen on October 1st, but that the Flood did not begin that day. No doubt from what Noah said you could see the tops of mountains forming because of Continental Drift. He probably equated the location of the ark at that time with the location of Mount Ararat after the Flood was over – if “Ararat” (Gen. 8:4) is a true translation of Noah’s perception at that time. West of that location would then be Greece with all their gods supposedly from the Garden of Eden.

 

18). The true lie is that the Flood supposedly lasted from October 1st through February 27th, 150 days. Oct. 31 days, Nov. 30 days, Dec. 31 days Jan. 31 days and February limited to 27 days equals Noah’s tally of 150 days of Flood. Unfortunately, modern people are so ignorant, that the lie can’t even be deciphered today. If you look at your calendar today February has 28 days making no sense of Noah’s lie. Modern people have no concept of the truth of Johan Kepler’s ellipse or Revelation 7:1 “corners of the earth”. Even if someone is able to escape this modern hurdle they are still trapped by Noah’s deception. We’ve been Julius Caesared and Catholic Churched!