The Biblical Wisdom Series

Pamphlet #1003
by John Rhine

When Did Dinosaurs Live on Earth?

Is There a Conflict Between Science and the Bible?
Written by John Rhine
Conflict?
Is there a conflict between the Biblical account of creation and scientific discoveries about the age of the earth? When did dinosaurs roam the earth?

Let's explore what the Bible tells us. We'll start with the six days of God's divine activity described in Genesis.
What about the first two verses in Genesis? What are they telling us? What happened during the time that passed between Gen. 1:1 and Gen. 1:2, prior to God starting these six days of activity? We must look to other places in the Bible for these answers. We will explore the following verses, in the King James Version. Gen. 1:1-2, Gen. 1:28, Gen. 8:3 - 9:2, Jer. 4:23-26, 2 Peter 3:5-8, Isaiah 14:12-14, Isaiah 45:18, Ezekiel 28:11-19, Psalms 104:1-7 and Psalms 136:6-7.

The beginning

Let's first examine Gen. 1:1. In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. What do we know about this? Isaiah 45:18 tells us he made the earth to be inhabited and not in vain (Heb., tohu, meaning empty) and 2 Peter 3:5 tells us the earth was standing out of the water.

Sometime Later

Gen. 1:2 says the earth was (Heb., hayah, meaning became) without form and void (Heb., tohu va bola, meaning, waste and empty) and darkness was (became) upon the face of the deep (flooded). 2 Peter 3:6 says the earth was (became) overflowed with water and perished.

Note: Peter is not talking about Noah's flood because all the world did not perish in Noah's flood.


Jeremiah vision

If we look at Jeremiah's vision of the earth (Jer. 4:23-26) it was without form and void; and had no light and the mountains trembled and the hills moved. And there were no men and all the birds were gone. He said the fruitful place was a wilderness, and all the cities were broken down because of the Lord's anger. He must have seen the earth as it is described in Gen. 1:2and as Peter described it in 2 Peter 3:6 because the earth has never been empty and waste and dark since the six days of God's activity as described in Gen. 1:3 to 2:25. The only time the sun and stars were not allowed to give light was the period before the six days. They have been giving light ever since. There never has been a time or will be a time when there were no men on earth since then. Yet Jeremiah said all the cities were gone and no men were there.

How can this be?

What was happening on earth between (Gen. 1:1), Isaiah's vision of the inhabited earth or (2 Peter 3:5 Peter's description of the earth standing out of the water and; (Gen. 1:2) Jeremiah's vision of the flooded, empty and void earth or (2 Peter 3:6) Peter's overflowed earth?


Look to the Angels for the answer.

What about Lucifer, the fallen angel (Satan). Isaiah 14: 12-14 tells us that Lucifer fell from heaven, was cut down to the ground (earth) which weakened the nations! Why? Because he wanted to ascend into heaven and exalt his throne above the heights of the clouds and be the most High. Read Ezekiel 28:11-19.

When did this happen? It must have been before the six days of God's activity because he was already a fallen angel in the garden of Eden.

Lucifer must have had a kingdom here on earth and it must have been between Gen. 1:1 and Gen. 1:2. Were there men in his kingdom? He weakened the nations Isaiah 14:12. At no place in the Bible does God refer to nations except to nations made up of us, i.e. whether as spirit beings sons of God, or as human beings sons of man.

Jeremiah, in Jer. 4:25, saw no men when he saw the earth as it was in Gen. 1:2. In verse 26 he says all the cities were broken down by the fierce anger of the Lord.

Ezekiel saw Lucifer cast to the ground before Kings, in Ezek. 28:17, and all that know him among the people shall be astonished, in verse 19.

When Peter described the overflowed earth where the world perished he was describing Lucifer's Flood between Gen. 1:1 and Gen. 1:2.


Still not convinced!

If you are still not convinced that we lived on earth before Adam's time look at the following two verses. Gen. 9:1 after Noah's flood, God tells Noah and his sons to be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth. In Gen. 1:28 God tells Adam to be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth. If people didn't live on earth between Gen. 1:1 and Gen. 1:2 how could Adam replenish?  The earth most certainly was plenished with us, as spirit beings, before the six days.

How long ago did all this happen?

How long ago did God create the perfect, inhabited earth of Gen. 1:1? It could have been hundreds of billions of years ago!

How long did Lucifer have a kingdom here on earth, where he ruled over nations, before he tried to move his throne to heaven and be the most high? t could have been hundreds of billions of years.

How long did God put up with sin before he got angry enough to completely destroy the nations of the dateless past? It could have been hundreds of millions of years.

How long was the earth void and flooded as in Gen. 1:2?  It could have been hundreds of millions of years. We also lived on earth at the same time as the dinosaurs?


Question: John, why do we find no man's bones from this period of the dinosaurs?
Answer: Because we were spirit beings without flesh and bone bodies in those days. It was only after our brother Lucifer's fall that God felt the need to teach all of us about life and death and the end result from what is Holy viruses what is profane. To do this He placed us in flesh and blood bodies for this earth age.

The Dateless Past

God didn't choose to tell us very much about this long period of the earth's history, in the Bible. Just enough to know there is no conflict between Biblical accounts of the earth's age and scientific discoveries. If God did not allow the light to shine on the earth for a period of time from Gen. 1:2 till Gen. 1:3 (day 1), guess what, the Ice Age! Scientists have discovered the frozen carcasses of animals at the Arctic Circle that are millions of years old. In their stomachs they found undigested tropical plants. How can this be? Very simple, when God cursed the earth after Lucifer's fall and flood he cut off the light and warmth of that light there was an instant ice age and everything perished.

When God turned the (**sun's) light back unto the earth, starting Gen. 1:3 (day 1) the ice began to melt and starting Gen. 1:6 (day 2) some evaporated to form clouds. Starting Gen. 1:9 (day 3) dry land appears again .(**or was this the light of life, not the sun's light. see ** below)  Starting Gen. 1:14 (day 4) the sun as we know it was warming the earth. Starting Gen.1:20 (day 5) he created fish and brought forth birds. Starting  Gen. 1:24 (day 6) He also brought forth again, many of those same animals which lived here on earth prior to "Lucifer's flood".  He then, later on day six Gen. 1:26 (see * below), created flesh and blood bodies for us to live in, similar to the bodies of the warm blooded living beasts we saw living and dying here during the first earth age.


**John 8:12 Then spake Jesus again unto them, saying, I  am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.
Revelation 22:5 And there shall be no night there; and they need no candle, neither light of the sun; for the Lord God giveth them light: and they shall reign for ever and ever.

 * I did not say that on day six God created Adam and Eve, as per "Garden of Eden" Adam and Eve; No, He created mankind, as per sixth day man. The Adam and Eve you're thinking of weren't formed until the eighth day. See pamphlet #7001.

No Conflict

So you see, if you search the scriptures and as the Apostle Paul tells us in 2 Tim. 2:15 "rightly dividing the word of truth", you find that there is no conflict between scientific discoveries about the age of the earth or its pre- historic inhabitants and what God has revealed to us in the Bible. Once scientists discover how old the earth really is we'll also know more about what the earth was like between Gen. 1:1 and Gen. 1:2. We'll also know what the people who lived on earth at that time were like. All we now know is that we were not in these flesh bodies then.


Let's compare Lucifer's Flood

to Noah's Flood

Gen. 1:1-12 & 20-23, Gen. 6:1-13, Gen. 8:1-14, Isa. 14:12-14, Ezek. 28:11-17, Jer. 4:23-26, Ps. 104:7, Luke 10:18, and 2 Peter 3:6

After Lucifer's Flood                                           After Noah's Flood

Earth made made waste                                                          Not made made waste
Gen.1:2; Jer.4:23                                                                       Gen.8:11-12, 22 
Earth made empty                                                                    Not made empty
Gen.1:2; Jer.4:23                                                                       Gen.6:17-22; 8:16
Earth made totally dark                                                           Not made dark
Gen.1:2; Jer.4:23                                                                       Gen.6:6-22
No light from heaven                                            The sun still gave light
Gen.1:2-5; Jer.4:23                                                                    Gen.8:1-22
There were no days                                                                There were days
Gen.1:10                                                                                    Gen.8:1-22
All vegetation destroyed                                                       Vegetation not destroyed

Gen.1:2-12; Jer.4:23-26                                                           Gen. 8:11-12, 22
God rebuked the waters                                                         Waters gradually receded
    they hastened away                                                                  away over a period of months
Gen.1:6-12; Ps.104:7                                                                 Gen.8:1-14
Flood waters taken away in one day                                     Flood waters taken away in months
Gen.1:10                                                                                     Gen..8:1-14
Waters taken away supernaturally                                       Waters receded naturally
Gen.1:6-12                                                                                 Gen.8:1-14
All fish destroyed                                                                   Fish were not destroyed
Gen.1:2, 20-23; Jer.4:23-26                                                      Gen.8:6:18-8:22
No foul were left                                                                      Foul did not disappear
Gen.1:2, 20; Jer.4:23-26                                             Gen.8:6:20; 8:17
No animals were left                                                                Animals were saved
Gen.1:24-25; 2:19                                                    Gen.6:20; 8:17
No men left on earth                                                               Men were saved
                                                                                                   (8 from creation after sixth day and many from sixth day)
No social system was left                                                      Social system was preserved
2 Pet.3:6; Jer.4:23-26                                                               Gen.6:18; 8:22; 2 Pet.2:5
Flood Caused by fall of Satan                                              Flood  Caused by fall of man
Isa.14:12-14; Jer.4:23-26; Ezek.28:11-17; Lk.10:18               Gen.6:5-13; & fallen angels Gen.6:1-4
Became necessary to re-create                                             All things were preserved
God sets bounds for waters after flood                              Bounds are already set so flood could not have been world wide
Ps.104:9                                                                                     Gen.1:6-12, 8:2



Bible references from this pamphlet #1003 "Is There a Conflict Between Science and the Bible?"

THE BEGINNING
Genesis 1:1
  In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.
2  And the earth was (BECAME) without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.

THE FIRST SIX DAYS OF THIS SECOND EARTH AGE CREATION ALL START WITH "AND GOD SAID"

Genesis 1:3  And God said, Let there be light: and there was light.

Genesis 1:6  And God said, Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters.

Genesis 1:9  And God said, Let the waters under the heaven be gathered together unto one place, and let the dry land appear: and it was so.

Genesis 1:14  And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and years:

Genesis 1:20  And God said, Let the waters bring forth abundantly the moving creature that hath life, and fowl that may fly above the earth in the open firmament of heaven.

Genesis 1:24  And God said, Let the earth bring forth the living creature after his kind, cattle, and creeping thing, and beast of the earth after his kind: and it was so.


THE FIRST DAY
Genesis 1:3  And God said, Let there be light: and there was light.
4  And God saw the light, that it was good: and God divided the light from the darkness.
5  And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And the evening and the morning were the first day.
THE SECOND DAY 
6  And God said, Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters.
7  And God made the firmament, and divided the waters which were under the firmament from the waters which were above the firmament: and it was so.
8  And God called the firmament Heaven. And the evening and the morning were the second day.
THE THIRD DAY
9  And God said, Let the waters under the heaven be gathered together unto one place, and let the dry land appear: and it was so.
10  And God called the dry land Earth; and the gathering together of the waters called he Seas: and God saw that it was good.
11  And God said, Let the earth bring forth grass, the herb yielding seed, and the fruit tree yielding fruit after his kind, whose seed is in itself, upon the earth: and it was so.
12  And the earth brought forth grass, and herb yielding seed after his kind, and the tree yielding fruit, whose seed was in itself, after his kind: and God saw that it was good.
13  And the evening and the morning were the third day.
THE FORTH DAY 
14  And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and years:
15  And let them be for lights in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth: and it was so.
16  And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars also.
17  And God set them in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth,
18  And to rule over the day and over the night, and to divide the light from the darkness: and God saw that it was good.
19  And the evening and the morning were the fourth day
THE FIFTH. DAY 
20  And God said, Let the waters bring forth abundantly the moving creature that hath life, and fowl that may fly above the earth in the open firmament of heaven.
21  And God created great whales, and every living creature that moveth, which the waters brought forth abundantly, after their kind, and every winged fowl after his kind: and God saw that it was good.
22  And God blessed them, saying, Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let fowl multiply in the earth.
23  And the evening and the morning were the fifth day.
THE SIXTH DAY 
24 And God said, Let the earth bring forth the living creature after his kind, cattle, and creeping thing, and beast of the earth after his kind: and it was so.
25  And God made the beast of the earth after his kind, and cattle after their kind, and every thing that creepeth upon the earth after his kind: and God saw that it was good.
26  And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.
27  So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.
28  And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth.
29 And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall be for meat.
30  And to every beast of the earth, and to every fowl of the air, and to every thing that creepeth upon the earth, wherein there is life, I have given every green herb for meat: and it was so.
31  And God saw every thing that he had made, and, behold, it was very good. And the evening and the morning were the sixth day.

FIRST SIX DAY ARE HISTORY
Genesis 2
:1  Thus the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the host of them.
THE SEVENTH. DAY
2  And on the seventh day God ended his work which he had made; and he rested on the seventh day from all his work which he had made
3  And God blessed the seventh day, and sanctified it: because that in it he had rested from all his work which God created and made.
4  These are the generations of the heavens and of the earth when they were created, in the day that the LORD God made the earth and the heavens,
5  And every plant of the field before it was in the earth, and every herb of the field before it grew: for the LORD God had not caused it to rain upon the earth, and there was not a man to till the ground.
6  But there went up a mist from the earth, and watered the whole face of the ground.
AND THEN ON THE EIGHTH DAY(a day after day seven), WE MEET THE INDIVIDUAL MAN CALLED ADAM
7  And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.
8  And the LORD God planted a garden eastward in Eden; and there he put the man whom he had formed.
9  And out of the ground made the LORD God to grow every tree that is pleasant to the sight, and good for food;
 the tree of life (our Lord) also in the midst of the garden, and the tree of knowledge of good and evil (Satan).
OUR LORD JESUS AND SATAN WERE THERE ALSO 
10  And a river went out of Eden to water the garden; and from thence it was parted, and became into four heads.
11  The name of the first is Pison: that is it which compasseth the whole land of Havilah, where there is gold;
12  And the gold of that land is good: there is bdellium and the onyx stone.
13  And the name of the second river is Gihon: the same is it that compasseth the whole land of Ethiopia.
14  And the name of the third river is Hiddekel: that is it which goeth toward the east of Assyria. And the fourth river is Euphrates.
15  And the LORD God took the man, and put him into the garden of Eden to dress it and to keep it.
16  And the LORD God commanded the man, saying, Of every tree of the garden thou mayest freely eat:
LISTEN TO JESUS OR ANY OF THE OTHER ANGELS THERE, BUT DON'T LISTEN TO WHAT SATAN SAYS
17  But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die.
THIS MAN ADAM NEEDS A WIFE
18  And the LORD God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him an help meet for him.
FARM ANIMALS WERE NOT HELP MEETS FOR ADAM
19  And out of the ground the LORD God formed every beast of the field, and every fowl of the air; and brought them unto Adam to see what he would call them: and whatsoever Adam called every living creature, that was the name thereof.
20  And Adam gave names to all cattle, and to the fowl of the air, and to every beast of the field; but for Adam there was not found an help meet for him.
NEXT WE MEET EVE
21  And the LORD God caused a deep sleep to fall upon Adam, and he slept: and he took one of his ribs, and closed up the flesh instead thereof;
22  And the rib, which the LORD God had taken from man, made he a woman, and brought her unto the man.
23  And Adam said, This is now bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh: she shall be called Woman, because she was taken out of Man.
NOW THAT WE HAVE A HELP MEET FOR ADAM, FROM HIS AND EVE'S UNION CAN THE SAVIOR OF MANKIND DESCEND.
24  Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.
25  And they were both naked, the man and his wife, and were not ashamed.

Genesis 6:1 And it came to pass, when men began to multiply on the face of the earth, and daughters were born unto them,
ANGELS LOYAL TO SATAN CAME TO VISIT AND MATE WITH EVE'S GRAND-DAUGHTERS; BUT THEY DIDN'T WAIT UNTIL GOD DECLARED IT WAS THEIR TURN AND DID SO WITHOUT FIRST BEING  BORN THROUGH THE WOMB OF A EARTH WOMAN.
2  That the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair; and they took them wives of all which they chose.
3  And the LORD said, My spirit shall not always strive with man, for that he also is flesh: yet his days shall be an hundred and twenty years.
THIS UNION PRODUCED GIANTS (THINK GOLIATH)
4  There were giants in the earth in those days; and also after that, when the sons of God came in unto the daughters of men, and they bare children to them, the same became mighty men which were of old, men of renown.
5  And GOD saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.
6  And it repented the LORD that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved him at his heart.
GOD'S THINKING ABOUT ANOTHER FLOOD!
7  And the LORD said, I will destroy man whom I have created from the face of the earth; both man, and beast, and the creeping thing, and the fowls of the air; for it repenteth me that I have made them
NOAH'S FAMILY STAYED AWAY FROM AND DID NOT MIX WITH THESE FALLEN ANGELS
8  But Noah found grace in the eyes of the LORD.
9  These are the generations of Noah: Noah was a just man and perfect in his generations(had a pure Adam and Eve pedigree), and Noah walked with God.
10  And Noah begat three sons, Shem, Ham, and Japheth.
11 The earth also was corrupt before God, and the earth was filled with violence.
12  And God looked upon the earth, and, behold, it was corrupt; for all flesh had corrupted his way upon the earth.
13  And God said unto Noah, The end of all flesh is come before me; for the earth is filled with violence through them; and, behold, I will destroy them with the earth.

Genesis 8:1  And God remembered Noah, and every living thing, and all the cattle that was with him in the ark: and God made a wind to pass over the earth, and the waters asswaged;
2  The fountains also of the deep and the windows of heaven were stopped, and the rain from heaven was restrained;
3  And the waters returned from off the earth continually: and after the end of the hundred and fifty days the waters were abated.
4  And the ark rested in the seventh month, on the seventeenth day of the month, upon the mountains of Ararat.
5  And the waters decreased continually until the tenth month: in the tenth month, on the first day of the month, were the tops of the mountains seen.
6  And it came to pass at the end of forty days, that Noah opened the window of the ark which he had made:
7  And he sent forth a raven, which went forth to and fro, until the waters were dried up from off the earth.
8  Also he sent forth a dove from him, to see if the waters were abated from off the face of the ground;
9  But the dove found no rest for the sole of her foot, and she returned unto him into the ark, for the waters were on the face of the whole earth: then he put forth his hand, and took her, and pulled her in unto him into the ark.
10  And he stayed yet other seven days; and again he sent forth the dove out of the ark;
11  And the dove came in to him in the evening; and, lo, in her mouth was an olive leaf pluckt off: so Noah knew that the waters were abated from off the earth.
12  And he stayed yet other seven days; and sent forth the dove; which returned not again unto him any more.
13  And it came to pass in the six hundredth and first year, in the first month, the first day of the month, the waters were dried up from off the earth: and Noah removed the covering of the ark, and looked, and, behold, the face of the ground was dry.
14  And in the second month, on the seven and twentieth day of the month, was the earth dried.
NOAH'S FLOOD GOD DIDN'T DRY UP INSTANTLY, AT HIS REBUKE, LIKE HE DID LUCIFER'S FLOOD
15  And God spake unto Noah, saying,
16  Go forth of the ark, thou, and thy wife, and thy sons, and thy sons' wives with thee.
17  Bring forth with thee every living thing that is with thee, of all flesh, both of fowl, and of cattle, and of every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth; that they may breed abundantly in the earth, and be fruitful, and multiply upon the earth.
18  And Noah went forth, and his sons, and his wife, and his sons' wives with him:
19  Every beast, every creeping thing, and every fowl, and whatsoever creepeth upon the earth, after their kinds, went forth out of the ark.
20  And Noah builded an altar unto the LORD; and took of every clean beast, and of every clean fowl, and offered burnt offerings on the altar.
21  And the LORD smelled a sweet savour; and the LORD said in his heart, I will not again curse the ground any more for man's sake; for the imagination of man's heart is evil from his youth; neither will I again smite any more every thing living, as I have done.
22  While the earth remaineth, seedtime and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night shall not cease.

GOD TELLS MAN TO RE-FILL THE EARTH WITH DESCENDANTS FOR A SECOND TIME
Genesis 9:
1  And God blessed Noah and his sons, and said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth.
2  And the fear of you and the dread of you shall be upon every beast of the earth, and upon every fowl of the air, upon all that moveth upon the earth, and upon all the fishes of the sea; into your hand are they delivered.

LUCIFER'S FLOOD
Psalms 104:1  Bless the LORD, O my soul. O LORD my God, thou art very great; thou art clothed with honour and majesty.
2  Who coverest thyself with light as with a garment: who stretchest out the heavens like a curtain:
3  Who layeth the beams of his chambers in the waters: who maketh the clouds his chariot: who walketh upon the wings of the wind:
4  Who maketh his angels spirits; his ministers a flaming fire:
5  Who laid the foundations of the earth, that it should not be removed for ever.
6  Thou coveredst it with the deep as with a garment: the waters stood above the mountains.
WATERS OF THE FIRST FLOOD (LUCIFER'S FLOOD)  FLED AWAY AT THE LORD REUKE (Not to be confused with Noah's Flood where the waters receded over many months.)
Psalms 104:7  At thy rebuke they fled; at the voice of thy thunder they hasted away.
8  They go up by the mountains; they go down by the valleys unto the place which thou hast founded for them.
9  Thou hast set a bound that they may not pass over; that they turn not again to cover the earth.

THE REASON FOR OUR HAPPYNESS
Psalms 136
:6  To him that stretched out the earth above the waters: for his mercy endureth for ever.
7  To him that made great lights: for his mercy endureth for ever:
SATAN'S SIN
Isaiah 14:
12  How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning! how art thou cut down to the ground, which didst weaken the nations!
13  For thou hast said in thine heart, I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God: I will sit also upon the mount of the congregation, in the sides of the north:
14  I will ascend above the heights of the clouds; I will be like the most High

PRIOR TO GENESIS 1:1
Isaiah 45:18  For thus saith the LORD that created the heavens; God himself that formed the earth and made it; he hath established it, he created it not in vain, he formed it to be inhabited: I am the LORD; and there is none else.
BETWEEN GENESIS 1:1 AND 1:2
Jeremiah 4
:23  I beheld the earth, and, lo, it was without form, and void; and the heavens, and they had no light.
24  I beheld the mountains, and, lo, they trembled, and all the hills moved lightly.
25  I beheld, and, lo, there was no man, and all the birds of the heavens were fled.
26  I beheld, and, lo, the fruitful place was a wilderness, and all the cities thereof were broken down at the presence of the LORD, and by his fierce anger.

Ezekiel 28:11  Moreover the word of the LORD came unto me, saying,
12  Son of man, take up a lamentation upon the king of Tyrus, and say unto him, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Thou sealest up the sum, full of wisdom, and perfect in beauty.
13  Thou hast been in Eden the garden of God; every precious stone was thy covering, the sardius, topaz, and the diamond, the beryl, the onyx, and the jasper, the sapphire, the emerald, and the carbuncle, and gold: the workmanship of thy tabrets and of thy pipes was prepared in thee in the day that thou wast created.
14  Thou art the anointed cherub that covereth; and I have set thee so: thou wast upon the holy mountain of God; thou hast walked up and down in the midst of the stones of fire.
15  Thou wast perfect in thy ways from the day that thou wast created, till iniquity was found in thee.
16  By the multitude of thy merchandise they have filled the midst of thee with violence, and thou hast sinned: therefore I will cast thee as profane out of the mountain of God: and I will destroy thee, O covering cherub, from the midst of the stones of fire.
17  Thine heart was lifted up because of thy beauty, thou hast corrupted thy wisdom by reason of thy brightness: I will cast thee to the ground, I will lay thee before kings, that they may behold thee.
18  Thou hast defiled thy sanctuaries by the multitude of thine iniquities, by the iniquity of thy traffick; therefore will I bring forth a fire from the midst of thee, it shall devour thee, and I will bring thee to ashes upon the earth in the sight of all them that behold thee.
19  All they that know thee among the people shall be astonished at thee: thou shalt be a terror, and never shalt thou be any more. (SO MUCH FOR SATAN)

Luke 10:18  And he said unto them, I beheld Satan as lightning fall from heaven.
2 Timothy 2:15  Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.
2 Peter 3:5  For this they willingly are ignorant of, that by the word of God the heavens were of old, (FIRST EARTH AGE) and the earth standing out of the water and in the water:
6  Whereby the world that then was, being overflowed with water, perished:
7  But the heavens and the earth, which are now, (SECOND EARTH AGE) by the same word are kept in store, reserved unto fire against the day of judgment and perdition of ungodly men.
8  But, beloved, be not ignorant of this one thing, that one day is with the Lord as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day
2 Peter 3:13 Nevertheless we, according to his promise, look for new heavens and a new earth, (THIRD EARTH AGE) wherein dwelleth righteousness

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