“Why did Noah curse Ham / Canaan?”……Answer: Genesis 9:20-25 tells us, “Noah, a man of the soil, proceeded to plant a vineyard. When he drank some of its wine, he became drunk and lay uncovered inside his tent. Ham, the father of Canaan, saw his father’s nakedness and told his two brothers outside. But Shem […]

“How long did it take Noah to build the ark? How long was Noah on the ark?”……Answer: How long did it take Noah to build the ark? The Bible does not specifically say how long it took Noah to build the ark. When Noah is first mentioned in Genesis 5:32, he was 500 years old. […]

“How did Noah fit all the animals on the Ark?”……Answer: How did Noah fit all of those animals on the ark? Was the ark big enough to fit "two of every kind├ö├ç┬¬ of the birds after their kind, and of the animals after their kind, of every creeping thing of the ground after its kind," […]

“Would the discovery of Noah’s Ark be important?”……Answer: There have been numerous claimed discoveries of Noah’s Ark in recent years. The discoveries have been in various locations, ranging from Mount Ararat in Turkey, to a mountain range in Iran, to an entirely different location on Mount Ararat (with a visitors’ center). It is not the […]

“Was Noah’s flood global or local?”……The biblical passages regarding the flood make it clear that it was global. Genesis 7:11 states that "all the springs of the great deep burst forth, and the floodgates of the heavens were opened." Genesis 1:6-7 and 2:6 tell us that the pre-flood environment was much different from that which […]

“What happened at the Tower of Babel?”……Answer: The Tower of Babel is described in Genesis 11:1-9. After the Flood, God commanded humanity to “increase in number and fill the earth” (Genesis 9:1). Humanity decided to do the exact opposite, "Then they said, 'Come, let us build ourselves a city, with a tower that reaches to […]

“What is the origin of the different races?”……The Bible does not explicitly give us the origin of the different "races" or skin colors in humanity. In actuality, there is only one race-the human race. Within the human race is diversity in skin color and other physical characteristics. Some speculate that when God confused the languages […]