Stupid Bible Stories part 38 – Windows of Heaven

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I’ve seen a lot of atheists ask where all the water came from during the flood of Noah.  Well the Bible tells us, and NASA better be careful where they shoot rockets.

Genesis 7:11-13
11  In the six hundredth year of Noah’s life, in the second month, the seventeenth day of the month, the same day were all the fountains of the great deep broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened.
12  And the rain was upon the earth forty days and forty nights.
13  In the selfsame day entered Noah, and Shem, and Ham, and Japheth, the sons of Noah, and Noah’s wife, and the three wives of his sons with them, into the ark;

Yes folks, God opened the Windows of Heaven and water poured out.  We certainly wouldn’t want to hit that with a rocket.  No wonder NASA keeps so many Creation Scientists on staff.  We wouldn’t want to accidentally flood the place.

Just so you know, this isn’t the only place the Bible mentions that’s where rain comes from.  God has to close them back up:

Genesis 8:2-3
2  The fountains also of the deep and the windows of heaven were stopped, and the rain from heaven was restrained;
3  And the waters returned from off the earth continually: and after the end of the hundred and fifty days the waters were abated.

 

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