A Local Flood?

Is There a Gap in Genesis?

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Part 4



This is Ken Ham, author, speaker, and blogger on science and the Bible’s reliability.


Now, this week we have been looking at the idea of a gap of time between the first two verses of Genesis. One popular version of this idea has Satan falling . . . and then God destroying the world with a so-called “Luciferian flood.”

Well, there are several problems with this. First, it actually defeats the purpose of having a gap of time. You see, this gap is supposed to account for the rock layers and fossils. But a Luciferian flood would have destroyed all those rock layers and laid down new ones.

Second, you now have to say Noah’s Flood was just a local flood. A global Flood would have ripped up those layers and laid down new ones! But Genesis describes Noah’s Flood as global.

No, there is no gap in Genesis.

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