A Global Flood

The Church Fathers on Creation

by Ken Ham on July 22, 2021

Part 4



This is Ken Ham, an Aussie transplant with a passion for sharing the truths of God’s Word.


How did Christians view Noah’s flood throughout church history? Well, Jesus and the Apostle Peter taught the flood was global. And the early church fathers, the medieval theologians, and the Reformers—they all taught that the flood was global.

One of the early church fathers, Tertullian, even taught that fossils of sea creatures were a result of the flood.

Why did Christians throughout almost all of church history believe the flood was global? Well, because that’s what the Bible very clearly teaches!

The very recent idea held by some Christians of a local flood–not a global one—doesn’t come from the Bible. It comes from the imaginations of man!

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