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    Ethics & Debate Center - Thread: Are dinosaurs in the bible?

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      Are dinosaurs in the bible?

      Do you think the bible mentions dinosaurs (not by that name of course)?

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      i always wondered if behemuth (sp) was a dinosaur....

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      Birds are dinosaurs and I reckon some birds are mentioned in the bible so yes, dinosaurs are in the bible
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      Quote Originally Posted by Lämmchen View Post
      Do you think the bible mentions dinosaurs (not by that name of course)?
      absolutely YES .. the term dinosaur is a very young terminology for the beasts .
      and the beasts in the book of Job are without doubt such beasts also known through out the ages as dragons of varying type .

      the carvings on the temples in Asia dating back only 1600 years depict whats now called the stegosaurus and there is ever growing evidence of their coexistence with man who has ,as with so very many of the larger animals ,hunted them to extinction ,where natural disaster did not do so.

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      Quote Originally Posted by Alithis View Post
      absolutely YES .. the term dinosaur is a very young terminology for the beasts .
      and the beasts in the book of Job are without doubt such beasts also known through out the ages as dragons of varying type .

      the carvings on the temples in Asia dating back only 1600 years depict whats now called the stegosaurus and there is ever growing evidence of their coexistence with man who has ,as with so very many of the larger animals ,hunted them to extinction ,where natural disaster did not do so.
      Where are you getting that from?

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      Quote Originally Posted by Pelikan View Post
      Where are you getting that from?
      Which section of the post are you questioning?

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      Quote Originally Posted by Pelikan View Post
      Where are you getting that from?
      its easily searched under stegosaurus carvings on Cambodian temple pillars. of course evolutionists will say its not and creationist will say it is . so it comes down to a question of whom ones faith is truthfully founded in .. man - or God .
      in regard to the other beasts .. the book of job declares God speaking of these beasts and he say of them .. "which i made along with man " so if god declares that he made these beats along with man and the world says otherwise .. we again are faced with the question of whom our faith is in and whom we believe .. man - or God .

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      Quote Originally Posted by Alithis View Post
      its easily searched under stegosaurus carvings on Cambodian temple pillars. of course evolutionists will say its not and creationist will say it is . so it comes down to a question of whom ones faith is truthfully founded in .. man - or God .
      This assumes that all Christians are "young earth" creationists. Science and creationism are not necessarily at odds all the time.

      in regard to the other beasts .. the book of job declares God speaking of these beasts and he say of them .. "which i made along with man " so if god declares that he made these beats along with man and the world says otherwise .. we again are faced with the question of whom our faith is in and whom we believe .. man - or God .
      Again, we have to assume (based on this view of things) that "along with" means "at the same time as". It's reading meaning into something that may not be there. If I say that "various fruit trees can produce apples, along with oranges and bananas", then the context changes. It's not saying apples, oranges, and bananas grow on the same tree, it depends on the "various" qualifier.
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      Quote Originally Posted by ImaginaryDay2 View Post
      This assumes that all Christians are "young earth" creationists. Science and creationism are not necessarily at odds all the time.



      Again, we have to assume (based on this view of things) that "along with" means "at the same time as". It's reading meaning into something that may not be there. If I say that "various fruit trees can produce apples, along with oranges and bananas", then the context changes. It's not saying apples, oranges, and bananas grow on the same tree, it depends on the "various" qualifier.
      lol no ..it assumes we .. as children believe Gods word without attempting to stuff the infinite majesty and power of God it into the confines of our meager flawed intellects .
      if we can not take God at his word -literally ,( especially where it is beyond our comprehension which involves faith ,without which it is impossible to please god ) when he states a thing in his word .. then how can we truly be saved ? because if we cannot take him at his word in one thing he says then how can we take him at his word truthfully in anything he says .

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      Quote Originally Posted by Alithis View Post
      lol no ..it assumes we .. as children believe Gods word without attempting to stuff the infinite majesty and power of God it into the confines of our meager flawed intellects .
      if we can not take God at his word -literally ,( especially where it is beyond our comprehension which involves faith ,without which it is impossible to please god ) when he states a thing in his word .. then how can we truly be saved ? because if we cannot take him at his word in one thing he says then how can we take him at his word truthfully in anything he says .
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