Also I heard the voice of the Lord, saying, Whom shall I send, and who will go for us? Then said I, Here am I; send me. And he said, Go, and tell this people, Hear ye indeed, but understand not; and see ye indeed, but perceive not. Make the heart of this people fat, and make their ears heavy, and shut their eyes; lest they see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart, and convert, and be healed.
(Isaiah 6:8-10) KJV
There’s a point in a conversation when it’s obvious that the person with whom you’re arguing is repeating words and phrases that they’ve learned by wrote, but that they have no actual understanding of the subject matter.
And the waters prevailed exceedingly on the earth, and all the high hills under the whole heaven were covered. The waters prevailed fifteen cubits upward, and the mountains were covered.
(Genesis 7:19-20) NKJV
This post is a response to, and a rebuttal of: How much water would be needed for Noah’s Flood? by Andrew L. Seidel. He posted the link in a Twitter thread discussing our post do I still need to ask for forgiveness?
This is the genealogy of Shem: Shem was one hundred years old, and begot Arphaxad two years after the flood. After he begot Arphaxad, Shem lived five hundred years, and begot sons and daughters.
(Genesis 11:10-11) NKJV
A paradigm is the set of assumptions that you make about the world and what you want to believe about it. Within it evidence is evaluated, sorted, and incorporated into the narrative that you’ve chosen.