Were the Days of Creation 24 Hours Long? The Continuation of Day Seven

Having examined Moses’ construction of the first six days of creation, let us now turn our attention to the seventh day when God rests from His labor. One of the striking features of this day is its lack of closure. Unlike the first six days, day seven has no concluding refrain about this day drawing to an end (“and there was evening and there was morning, ______ day”). As readers, we are left wondering why Moses breaks here from his standard pattern. Why does he not depict this day drawing to a close? Has it not yet ended?

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What Intelligent Design Is and Isn’t

By: Jay W. Richards, Beliefnet.com; ©May 13, 2005 The more scientifically sophisticated we get, the stronger the argument for intelligent design. Original Article Contents Introduction Unless you’ve been hiding in a cave, you’ve heard of “intelligent design” (ID) and some of its leading proponents—Phillip Johnson, Michael Behe, William Dembski. Unfortunately, you probably got the mainstream…

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The Biblical Explanation of Creation

Introduction: Why Is the Question of Creation So Important? Genesis 1:1 “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.” There’s a battle raging in our society on the subject of biblical creationism versus atheistic evolution. This battle started with Charles Darwin in 1909 and the Scopes Monkey Trial in 1925 and it has…

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