In the past centuries, many new discoveries were made in natural history, geology, and other sciences; however, in some cases the findings became very complex in nature and this situation overwhelmed the discerning insight. Consequently, the interpretations of these discoveries brought certain divisions among scholars because the conclusions did not always fit in with the accepted religious or scientific viewpoints.
One of the most controversial subjects that created numerous discourses among scholars was the universal flood narrative in the Holy Bible. The 40 days of rain, the depths of the deluge waters, the universality of these events are some of the descriptions that make this account impossible to comprehend. For this reason, the flood narrative became the subject of various conclusions with concepts that did not justify the biblical account. The problem lies in the fact that the causes and effects about the universal flood are missing, and only through God's revelation could such vast unknown circumstances be brought to a reasonable understanding.
In view of mankind's constant endeavor in seeking the truth, it seems appropriate to reflect on these words from scripture:
Matt. 10:26 "Therefore fear them not: for there is nothing hid, that shall not be revealed; nor secret that shall not be known."
In 1967, I had a most unusual religious experience. Early one Saturday morning of that year as I was reclining in bed and mentally planning the day ahead, a vision appeared to me. I suddenly saw an enormous mass in the southern expanse of the heavens coming towards the earth with great menacing velocity. The scene was so shocking that my reflexes threw my entire body up about a foot from my resting position. I then heard the voice of God the Father say: