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A Modern Day Jonah


'I could feel the squeezing': Man swallowed by whale reveals what it's like inside the beast

'There's no way I'm getting out of here. I'm done, I'm dead'

Michael Packard (Courtesy Packard Family)

We often are told by the "experts" that the story of Jonah could not be true. Now the Bible never says he was swallowed by a whale as it is actually translated as a big fish, but we see that even today, such stories are possible.  Unlike this man, Jonah was in the whale for three days and three nights and one must always realize that God can make anything happen.... Just a small 'TAIL' from The Plain Truth!

By WND News Services

The ocean food chain was in full evidence, but about 10 feet from the bottom Packard suddenly knew what it truly felt like to be part of that chain.

In something truly biblical, Packard was swallowed whole by a humpback whale.

“All of a sudden, I felt this huge shove and the next thing I knew it was completely black,” Packard recalled Friday afternoon following his release from Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis.

(CAPE COD TIMES) -- PROVINCETOWN — At a little before 8 a.m. Friday, veteran lobster diver Michael Packard entered the water for his second dive of the day.

His vessel, the “Ja’n J,” was off Herring Cove Beach and surrounded by a fleet of boats catching striped bass. The water temperature was a balmy 60 degrees and the visibility about 20 feet.

Licensed commercial lobster divers literally pluck lobsters off the sandy bottom, and as Packard, 56, dove down Friday morning, he saw schools of sand lances and stripers swimming by.

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