AIG’s article is Dragon Legends: Truths Behind the Tales. There’s not much to it, but it’s great creationism. Here we go, with bold font added by us and scripture references omitted:
In the book of Job, God describes a behemoth and a fire-breathing leviathan.
Those are interesting passages. We’ll skip the behemoth; he’s in Job: 40. Here’s a sample of passages about the fire-breathing leviathan, from Job:41, King James Version:
1 — Canst thou draw out leviathan with an hook?
2 — or his tongue with a cord which thou lettest down?
14 — Who can open the doors of his face? his teeth are terrible round about.
15 — His scales are his pride, shut up together as with a close seal.
19 — Out of his mouth go burning lamps, and sparks of fire leap out.
20 –Out of his nostrils goeth smoke, as out of a seething pot or caldron.
21 — His breath kindleth coals, and a flame goeth out of his mouth.
That’s what it says in the Good Book. Let’s read on from AIG:
These creatures are unlike anything we find today. Is it possible these dragons refer to dinosaurs and other reptile-like creatures of the air and sea?
Powerful questions! What’s the answer? AIG continues:
Dragons appear again and again in the records of cultures around the world, as well as in their art and pottery.
Oooooooh — evidence! Here’s more:
The similarities are hints that many accounts may be based on actual encounters with these creatures—dinosaurs and other reptiles which God created on Day Five and Six and which survived the Flood aboard Noah’s Ark.
Yes — it all fits together! They’ve made their case. Here’s the conclusion:
Dragons may not be around today for the same reasons that other animals go extinct — changes in environment, food issues, hunting by man. Let’s face it, most legends end with a dragon’s death. But their memory lives on.
At the end of the article is a listing of various dragon legends from around the world. Gotta give those AIG boys credit — they show you their data!
But we’re left with a lot of sympathy for Noah’s wife. That poor woman not only had to scrub out the animal pens each day — for millions of animals — she also had to be careful about dragon flames, which might have set her hair afire.
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