The Mississippi River dumps an average of about six million gallons of water into the Gulf of Mexico every second. Where does all that water go? The vast surface of the ocean allows enormous amounts of evaporation to take place. High in the atmosphere this invisible water vapor condenses into clouds, which produce rain or snow, which in turn fall onto land surfaces. The water then completes the circuit by flowing into rivers and then back into the ocean again.

No one really understood or accepted the idea of the complete water cycle until the late 16th and early 17th centuries. Pierre Perrault, Edme Mariotte, and astronomer Edmund Halley all contributed valuable data to the concept of the water cycle. Yet Solomon and Isaiah [Isaiah 55:10] both wrote about it in the Bible.

In Ecclesiastes 1:7 King Solomon describes the water cycle as follows, All streams flow into the sea, yet the sea is never full. To the place the streams come from, there they return again.” This hydrologic cycle was quite accurately described in the Bible thousands of years before it was understood scientifically.

From A Closer Look at the Evidence by Kleiss, June 19.

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