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Fact or fantasy - how big was it?

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Have you ever seen children's Bibles? The picture of Noah's ark usually looks something like this.




There are a few common misinterpretations dealing with the account of the worldwide flood. To start with, depending on the picture you look at it either has the animals sticking their heads out a window, sticking their heads out the roof or lounging on the deck.  I really doubt they would have done any of those things if it was very stormy which the Bible says it was. If the ark looked like that, how in the world did Noah get ALL the animals in?

Well, here's some food for thought around the Noah's Ark issue based on Scripture and some things we learned at the Creation Conference and Ark Encounter in Kentucky.

 In Genesis Chapter 5 verses 15 and 16 God gives Noah very detailed descriptions on what the ark is to look like. "This is how you are to build it: The ark is to be three hundred cubits (1 and a half football fields) long, fifty cubits wide and thirty cubits high.…