A Forest Lake


Part 3



This is Ken Ham, encouraging all churches to start their thinking with God’s Word.


When Mount St. Helens erupted forty years ago, it created a massive wave in nearby Spirit Lake. Now, this wave washed a million trees into the lake. Many of these trees sank upright. In just a few years, many were buried in three feet of sediment.

Now, we also find trees like these in the fossil record. Geologists thought they were forests growing over a long time. But Mount St. Helens taught us they had the wrong interpretation.

You see, those trees instead were torn up during Noah’s flood. They sank upright and were quickly buried—and petrified. Otherwise, they would’ve just rotted away!

Mount St. Helens reminds us that a catastrophe—the global flood—shaped our world.

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