Brilliantly Built Bats – Creation Minute 7
Did you know that bats are considered “living fossils”?
On the subject of Bats…
*Have you heard of the biblical bat contradiction? You may have heard that the Bible is full of contradictions. Let’s examine one such supposed contradiction.
In Leviticus 11:13-19 a bat is called a bird, “These are the birds you are to detest and not to each because they are detestable: the eagle… and the bat.”
Everyone knows that a bat is not a bird! So is the Bible wrong?
The original Hebrew for bird is owph which means “winged creature”. So now replace “birds” with “winged creatures” and you can see that the Bible is clearly not contradicting itself.
If you think that there are contradictions in the Bible, it is most likely the translation that you are reading, so do some research to find what the original language actually said!
Gods word is perfect and simply cannot contradict itself.
Thy word is true from the beginning… Psalm 119:160
*Biblical Bat Contradiction portion of this article based on excerpts from the book, “Inspired Evidence” by Julie Von Velt and Bruce Malone.
Creation Minutes can be heard on Friendship With God Radio Program by Tom Cantor.
To see the bat displays at the Creation and Earth History Museum; the museum is located at 10946 Woodside Ave. North, Santee, CA 92071 and is currently open Monday – Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Call (619) 599-1104 or visit http://www.creationsd.org/admission.html for admission prices.