Treasure from Catastrophe

Beautiful Reminders of Biblical Truth

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Part 4



This is Ken Ham, enjoying summer at the Ark Encounter and the Creation Museum.


Secular geologists have a hard time explaining how the right chemicals—and unlikely conditions needed to form emeralds—came together at just the right time. Well, that is because they ignore the Bible’s history!

The relatively rare ingredients needed to form emeralds are different types of rocks. They find each other as they are transported and mixed together by hot water. Now, these conditions could only be met during major earth movements and rising waters—during mountain-building.

The Flood of Noah’s day provides the perfect scenario for this to happen.

Emeralds are actually a product of God’s global judgment. They should remind us of His judgment—and His mercy—in creating beauty from ashes.

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