The Creation Answers Book

The Creation Answers Book

Lessons & Chapters

Lesson 1 Does God exist? (Chapter 1)

Lesson 2: Six days? Really? (Chapter 2)

Lesson 3 What about gap theories? (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 ‘sons of God’ and/or the Nephilim extraterrestrials? (Chapter 9)

Lesson 10 Was the Flood global? (Chapter 10)

Lesson 11 What about continental drift? (Chapter 11)

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

Lessons 13 & 14 How did all the animals fit on Noah’s Ark? and How did freshwater and saltwater fish survive the Flood? (Chapters 13 & 14)

Lesson 15 Where are all the human fossils? (Chapter 15)

Lesson 16 What about ice ages? (Chapter 16)

Lesson 17 How did animals get to Australia? (Chapter 17)

Lesson 18 How did all the different ‘races’ arise (from Noah’s family)? (Chapter 18)

Lesson 19 What about dinosaurs? (Chapter 19)

The Creation Answers Book Study Guide

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

Lesson 19: What about dinosaurs?

Text: The Creation Answers Book, chapter 19

Supplemental materials

Discussion questions

  1. In your own words, explain the history of dinosaurs according to evolutionists:

    1. When did dinosaurs live?

    2. Where did they come from?

    3. What did they eat originally?

    4. Why do we find dinosaur fossils today? etc.

  2. In your own words, explain the true, biblical history of dinosaurs:

    1. When did dinosaurs live?

    2. Where did they come from?

    3. What did they eat originally?

    4. 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 ‘historical science’ and ‘operational science’ (See The Creation Answers Book chapter 1.)

    1. Which aspects of paleontology fall under the realm of ‘origins science’?

    2. Which aspects are considered ‘operational science’?

  5. What is meant by the term ‘Christian worldview’?

  6. What is meant by the term ‘secular worldview’?

  7. What is our knowledge of the way dinosaurs looked based on?

  8. 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?

  9. How could dinosaurs have fitted in Noah’s Ark? List some evidences 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!)

  10. 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? (See also Did a meteor wipe out the dinosaurs?)

  11. Why is it important that we are able to explain the existence of dinosaurs within a biblical worldview?

  12. 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?

  13. What are the advantages and problems with using dinosaurs as a creation apologetic?

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