Table of Contents

Index of Creation Answers Book chapters

Lesson 1

Does God exist?
(Chapter 1)

Lesson 2

Did God really take six days?
(Chapter 2)

Lesson 3

What about the ‘gap theory’?
(Chapter 3)

Lesson 4

What about carbon dating?
(Chapter 4)

Lesson 5

How can we see distant stars in a young universe?
(Chapter 5)

Lesson 6

How did bad things come about?
(Chapter 6)

Lesson 7

What about arguments for evolution?
(Chapter 7)

Lesson 8

Who was Cain’s wife?
(Chapter 8)

Lesson 9

Were the Nephilim extraterrestrials?
(Chapter 9)

Lesson 10

Was Noah’s Flood global?
(Chapter 10)

Lesson 11

What about continental drift?
(Chapter 11)

Lesson 12

Noah’s Flood-what about all that water?
(Chapter 12)

Lesson 13

How did the animals fit on Noah’s Ark?
(Chapter 13 &
Chapter 14)

Lesson 14

Where are all the human fossils?
(Chapter 15)

Lesson 15

What about the Ice Age?
(Chapter 16)

Lesson 16

How did animals get to Australia?
(Chapter 17)

Lesson 17

How did all the different ‘races’ arise?
(Chapter 18)

Lesson 18

What happened to the dinosaurs?
(Chapter 19)
The Creation Answers Book
The Creation Answers Book

Study guide

Creation Answers Book

by Dr Don Batten, Dr David Catchpoole, Dr Jonathan Sarfati, and Dr Carl Wieland

Lesson 18: What happened to the dinosaurs?

Supplemental materials

Q&A: Dinosaurs

Textbook

The Creation Answers Book, Chapter 19

Discussion questions

  1. In your own words, explain the history of dinosaurs according to evolutionists: When did dinosaurs live? Where did they come from? What did they eat originally? Why do we find dinosaur fossils today? etc.
  2. In your own words, explain the true, biblical history of dinosaurs: When did dinosaurs live? Where did they come from? What did they eat originally? Why do we find dinosaur fossils today? etc.
  3. Summarise the evidence that humans and dinosaurs co-existed
    1. from the Bible
    2. from archaeology
    3. from more recent anecdotal reports
  4. Review the difference between ‘origins’ and ‘operational science’ (See Chapter 1). Which aspects of paleontology fall under the realm of ‘origins science’? Which aspects are considered ‘operational science’?
  5. What is meant by the term ‘Christian worldview’? ‘Secular worldview’?
  6. What is our knowledge of the way dinosaurs looked based on?
  7. Read Job 40 and Could Behemoth have been a dinosaur? Based on this, and the information in the Creation Answers Book, what type of animal do you think ‘behemoth’ was?
  8. How could dinosaurs have fitted in Noah’s Ark? List some evidence that confirm dinosaur bones have not been around for millions of years. (See also Dinosaur bones: Just how old are they really?, and Sensational dinosaur blood report!)
  9. Research endangered species programs and extinctions happening in the present. Based on this information, what types of things may have caused the dinosaurs to become scarce or extinct? Read Did a meteor wipe out the dinosaurs? for information that refutes a common idea that a meteorite impact caused the dinosaurs to become extinct.
  10. Why is it important that we are able to explain the existence of dinosaurs within a biblical worldview?
  11. If a dinosaur was found to be living today in the remote jungles of New Guinea or the Congo, what would it prove in regard to evolution and creation?
  12. What are the advantages and problems with using dinosaurs as a creation apologetic?

Additional Resources

Dinosaurs! God’s fearsome and freaky creations DVD

Untold Secrets of Planet Earth: Dire Dragons

Dragons or Dinosaurs book & DVD pack


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