Bible Knows Best: Rapid Erosion and the Grand Canyon | David Rives

by / December 21, 2016

Gen 7:19 says that at the time of Noah’s flood, “the waters prevailed exceedingly upon the earth; and all the high hills, that were under the whole heaven, were covered.”

It describes a catastrophe that destroyed almost all of the life on the planet. It involved tremendous amounts of water, and would have had an erosive power unlike anything that has happened since.

Does the Bible know best?

Catastrophism has been observed to form geological formations like the Grand Canyon very quickly.

In 1980, Mt. St. Helens erupted with tremendous force, and one of the side-effects was a natural dam of ash and debris that backed up Spirit Lake.

Eventually, after a smaller eruption, a giant mudflow formed, washing out a huge new canyon in a matter of hours.

This, on its own, is significant, but the new canyon was also found to contain multiple layers of exposed strata.

Soft strata layers have been observed to rapidly lithify… or harden… similar to the hard rock layers we find at the Grand Canyon today.

It’s not in the scope of this video to lay out the various theories on how the Grand Canyon formed, but these recent catastrophic events and the subsequent geologic formations should be more than enough reason for us to take a second look at rapid flood erosion… And certainly more than enough to call into question the supposed millions of years that are said to be necessary to produce massive wonders like the Grand Canyon.

I’m David Rives,
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dvd-showcase-grandcanyonrapiddepostionGeologic Evidences for Very Rapid Strata Deposition in the Grand Canyon | DVD | Dr. Steve Austin | AIG

While the facts continue to baffle those who believe the Canyon took millions of years to form, Dr. Austin shows how the facts point to rapid formation by catastrophic, rushing water.

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David Rives
With a unique combination of creation science and Biblical astronomy, David has built a solid case for our Creator and Savior, Jesus Christ–and the world is taking notice. Host of the weekly TV show "Creation in the 21st Century" on TBN, and author of the book "Wonders Without Number". davidrives.com

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