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If God recreated the universe to make it look only 6000 years old, that would make the universe a lie and God a lier. If nothing else, God is Truth.
Science has CMBR ( cosmic microwave background radiation dating ) which is accurate rational dating because of the accuracy of microwaves.
Even in English rationally we fit numbers into ' days '. We speak of grandfather's ' day ' and we know that is Not a 24-hr. day.
So, Noah's day ( Matthew 24:37 ) was also Not a 24-hr. day.
So, as Genesis 2:4 sums up all of the ' creative days ' by the use of the rational singular word ' day ' does Not make all of the creative days created in one 24-hr. day.
There could be any amount of time between the general statement that God created the heavens and the Earth, and the Earth becoming waste and ruin.
I believe that the biblical story of creation doesn't describe God's original creation of Earth, but it actually describes the recreation of the Earth 6,000 years ago by God for the benefit of newly formed life who would have souls such as Adam, Eve and their descendants. I believe that according to the first few verses of Holy scripture in the book of Genesis, the Earth already had existed with water during the first day of its recreation. "In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters" - (Genesis 1:1-2)
I believe there was an older version of Earth that God had destroyed with a cloud of darkness and water, so that He could recreate the Earth with the right conditions for us humans who have souls. I think the first chapter of Genesis is widely misinterpreted as a narrative about the creation of Earth; whereas, it should be correctly interpreted as a narrative about the recreation of the Earth with more favorable conditions for human souls to exist. Does anybody else agree that the first few verses in the book of Genesis have been widely misinterpreted as a creation narrative; whereas, it should be correctly interpreted as a recreation narrative?
I don't see it that way.....Yes, a thousand years as a day. Compare Psalms 90:4 with 2 Peter 3:8
Cain found a wife among one of his sisters or cousins because Adam and Eve had both sons and ' daughters ' according to Genesis 5:4 B
Yes, a thousand years as a day.
Cain found a wife among one of his sisters or cousins because Adam and Eve had both sons and ' daughters
and open minds....
Unless there's additional sources of radiation feeding in, they are exact and linear, which is why physicists use the term "half-life".
Any phenomenon interfering to speed up the decay rate, regardless of how it works, still produces the same problem: they generate enough heat to melt the Earth. You haven't addressed that problem yet.
I've seen you say this before but I don't think I've ever seen you provide a source for it. You're saying that the isotope ratio numbers published in scientific papers are not what is actually present in the rock? You're basically accusing scientists of lying who publish those numbers.