May 19

Great Whales

And God created great whales, and every living creature that moveth, which the waters brought forth abundantly, after their kind, and every winged fowl after his kind: and God saw that it was good.

(Genesis 1:21) KJV

The reptile/mammal transition isn’t evolution, there’s no passage of heritable traits from generation to generation, it’s abiogenesis.

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May 10

Seraphim

In the year that king Uzziah died I saw also the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up, and his train filled the temple. Above it stood the seraphims: each one had six wings; with twain he covered his face, and with twain he covered his feet, and with twain he did fly. And one cried unto another, and said, Holy, holy, holy, is the LORD of hosts: the whole earth is full of his glory. And the posts of the door moved at the voice of him that cried, and the house was filled with smoke.
Then said I, Woe is me! for I am undone; because I am a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people of unclean lips: for mine eyes have seen the King, the LORD of hosts. Then flew one of the seraphims unto me, having a live coal in his hand, which he had taken with the tongs from off the altar: And he laid it upon my mouth, and said, Lo, this hath touched thy lips; and thine iniquity is taken away, and thy sin purged.

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.

(Isaiah 6:1-8) KJV

Yesterday we looked at some Hebrew words that are translated as different kinds of serpent, including several kinds of snakes.

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May 8

From the Water to the Air

Thou didst divide the sea by thy strength: thou brakest the heads of the dragons in the waters.

(Psalms 74:13) KJV

We’re learning that the process of creation was based on spheres of life, not on the passage of heritable traits from generation to generation.

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May 7

Synapomorphy or Sinapomorphy?

Wherefore, as by one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin; and so death passed upon all men, for that all have sinned:

(Romans 5:12) KJV

We’re working towards the classification of Dragons. This means that we have to understand what classification systems are and how they are derived.

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