And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him.(Revelation 12:9) KJV
Satan (adversary) is described here as a physical* being. However even Christians who are otherwise orthodox and fundamental don’t think that he is one.
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Their wine is the poison of dragons, and the cruel venom of asps.(Deuteronomy 32:33)KJV
There are many ways to study the Bible, there’s a time and a place for all of them. One of them is to study sentence structure.
Continue reading “Adders, Asps, Dragons, Serpents and Vipers”
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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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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In that day the LORD with his sore and great and strong sword shall punish leviathan the piercing serpent, even leviathan that crooked serpent; and he shall slay the dragon that is in the sea.(Isaiah 27:1) KJV
We were recently told that Leviathan didn’t exist but it’s used in the Bible as a metaphor for Babylon. It was on Twitter, so the individual didn’t know what they were talking about.
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So Jesus said to the Jews who had believed him, “If you abide in my word, you are truly my disciples, and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”(John 8:31-32) ESV
Being able to believe the Bible is more wonderful than you can imagine. Among other things we get to study dragons because they’re real.
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“And these you shall detest among the birds; they shall not be eaten; they are detestable: the eagle, the bearded vulture, the black vulture, the kite, the falcon of any kind, every raven of any kind, the ostrich, the nighthawk, the sea gull, the hawk of any kind, the little owl, the cormorant, the short-eared owl, the barn owl, the tawny owl, the carrion vulture, the stork, the heron of any kind, the hoopoe, and the bat.(Leviticus 11:13-19) ESV
People have found some ingenious reasons to reject the truth of the Bible. There are some others which aren’t ingenious, not by a long shot.
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And the LORD God took the man, and put him into the garden of Eden to dress it and to keep it.(Genesis 2:8) KJV
Devolution is the process of genetic change over time by which the animals saved on Noah’s ark gave rise to the distribution of current biodiversity.
The probability that four habits evolved in 620 plant families is a number too big to display in Google Sheets. The probability that four habits were created with 620 flower types is not that big. Occam’s razor that.