Presentation on theme: "Gen. 1:24 “And God said, Let the earth bring forth the living creature after his kind, cattle, and creeping thing, and beast of the earth after his kind:"— Presentation transcript:
Dinosaurs Interesting to many people Subject of many movies Subject of many books Subject of much speculation and misinformation Often used to propel evolutionary dogma
I. Why Preach On Dinosaurs? Young people have been taught: –That dinosaurs lived 230 million years ago and became extinct 65 million years ago –That man began to live 2 million years ago and did not coexist with these creatures
Why Preach On Dinosaurs? Understanding of Creation Can be used as a tool for: Atheism Special creation Teaching of evolution destroys faith
“A survey at a university in Sydney, Australia, showed that approximately 80% of first year students at that institution ‘believe in a God who is there’. But ‘By their second year only 15% believe in God’. (“The ‘Indoctrinator’,” Warwick ArmstronJonathan Sarfati) Why Preach On Dinosaurs?
“80% of Christian young people who attend state institutions fall away” (Harold Comer) Why Preach On Dinosaurs?
Misinformation: Why Preach On Dinosaurs? Some say dinosaurs never existed God placed bones in earth Ignores all fossil evidence Ignores historical evidence
Did Dinosaurs really Exist ? YES Fossilized remains found on all seven continents Dinosaur graveyards 1993 – South Dakota – heart Fossilized dinosaur eggs
II. Did Humans and Dinosaurs live Together ? Difficult for people to accept Evolutionists have taught that dinosaurs were extinct 60 million years before man
January 1993 “No human being has ever seen a live dinosaur.”
Doheny Expedition – late 1800s Indian dwellings Hava Supai Canyon – Arizona Drawings of animals Elephant – Ibex - Dinosaur
PETROGLYPH a well-weathered petroglyph of Havasupai Canyon, AZ
II. Did Humans and Dinosaurs live Together ? Doheny Expedition Genesis Account of Creation
III. What about the Creation Account and Dinosaurs ? “For in six days the LORD made the heavens and the earth, the sea, and all that is in them, and rested the seventh day:” Exodus 20:11
“But from the beginning of the creation God made them male and female.” Mark 10:6 Dinosaurs did not become extinct before man appeared Man had dominion over all the creatures of the earth Gen.1:26
Job 40:15-16 15. Behold now behemoth, which I made with thee; he eateth grass as an ox. 16 Lo now, his strength is in his loins, and his force is in the navel of his belly.
Job 40:15-16 17 He moveth his tail like a cedar: the sinews of his stones are wrapped together. 18 His bones are as strong pieces of brass; his bones are like bars of iron.