God's last major judgment was the Flood of Noah-and this great disaster was actually not very long ago in the history of our race.Seventy-one percent of the earth's surface today is indeed water-the oceans average 3.8 kilometers deep.

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But there is one apparently major difference: The ark in this version is round.

We have known for well over a century that there are flood stories from the ancient Near East that long predate the biblical account (even the most conservative biblical scholars wouldn’t date any earlier than the ninth century B. What’s really intriguing scholars is the description of the ark itself.

Indeed, the director has described But there’s another reason why the angry religious crowd ought to check their outrage.

The story of Noah may be part of the Abrahamic canon, but the legend of the Great Flood almost certainly has prebiblical origins, rooted in the ancient civilizations of Mesopotamia.

The whole purpose of creation was to produce an environment-a habitat-for man.

In fact, the universe was designed for man to manage and govern (Gen -31, Heb 2:6-8).

All this has changed as far as we are concerned-Adam forfeited his rightful place as steward over the creation.

The world we live in has been ruined, and the human race in its ongoing rebellion against God continues to require interventions by God when He calls men into courts of judgment.

In the midst thereof there existed neither forms for sound.

Thou, O spiritual Sovereign, camest forth in Thy presidency, and first didst divide the grosser parts from the purer.

The ceremony began: Of old in the beginning, there was the great chaos, without form and dark.