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F.A.Q. #6: In the Beginning, God . . . Did What, Exactly?

Few points of Christianity seem to be contested as much as how to read the very first chapter of the Bible (and the second and third, for that matter). 1,203 more words


Darkness and Light (Gen 1:1-3)

Genesis 1:1-3
1 In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.
2 And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. 679 more words


Why I don't believe in the "Gap Theory" #118

Charles Darwin published his book On the Origin of Species in 1859. Through the years that prompted many churches and Christian colleges to find a compromise that would accommodate the Bible and Darwin’s theory. 712 more words

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Beware of the Gap Theory

Today I want to consider the ruin/reconstruction version of the Gap theory. There are those that say that Genesis 1 is not referring to just creation but to a creation, ruin of that first creation, and a reconstruction. 2,765 more words


What is R.C. Sproul's View on Creation?

(Excerpted from R.C. Sproul’s, Truths We Confess: A Layman’s Guide to the Westminster Confession of Faith . In other settings, Dr. Sproul has also made a point of highlighting Dr. 2,925 more words

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The Day Age Theory

Many theologians have tried to explain how we can fit the idea of billions of years inside the Bible. One theory they have come up with (originating at the time of Augustine) is called the Day Age Theory (similar to progressive creationism) 1,272 more words


6 rival theories to the literal, 24-hour, six-day creation

If you don’t believe that God created the heavens and the earth and all in them in six literal days, then you probably believe one of these rival theories.  2,107 more words