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Old 09-13-2008, 03:04 PM
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The Gap Fact or Theory

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Gen. 1:1

In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.

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Matt. 19:4

And he answered and said unto them, Have ye not read, that he which made them at the beginning made them male and female,
When is the beginning?

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Gen. 1:1

In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.


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Mark 10:6

But from the beginning of the creation God made them male and female.
Jesus is saying he made man " at the beginning " and " from the beginning of the creation. "

We have man showing up in Gen. 1: 26 & 27 a few days later. Days " evening and the morning " it always says " evening and the morning. "

Now this tells me that Adam and Eve both were made right at the start, right in the beginning. He made man " from the beginning of the creation. " That makes me want to look at Gen. 1:1. What else could you call Gen 1:1 but " the beginning of the creation? " That was the start of creation no doubt about it whatsoever. Gen1:1 was the start of it all and Adam and Eve were there very soon. Only a few days out, that can be called " the beginning of the creation. "

He made man when creation took place at the beginning. This is Jesus saying here. He should know he was there.


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Ex. 20:11

For in six days the LORD made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that in them is, and rested the seventh day: wherefore the LORD blessed the sabbath day, and hallowed it.
We also have the six day creation right here in God's top ten list. In 6 days he made the " heaven and earth and all that in them is,. "

I see The Gap as something out of line with all of these Bible verses.


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Old 09-13-2008, 03:19 PM
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I will leave finding out the answer to that one until I am standing before the LORD in Heaven.
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Old 09-13-2008, 03:58 PM
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I will leave finding out the answer to that one until I am standing before the LORD in Heaven.
I think Atlas showed the answer God has already given us in definite terms. I as a child in Christ understand the creation account as given without a gap, which is not a theory, just hypothesis. Surely not law. The gap "theory" is an hypothesis designed to compromise with evolution defending long ages. Having trouble with the first two verses in the Bible portends difficulty in believing the rest.

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Old 09-13-2008, 04:14 PM
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I believe in a literal 6 day creation. What I am talking about is what the gap theorists speculate, carbon dating and dinosaurs and the like.

These things about the existence of Dinosaurs are the things that I can settle on having answered in Heaven. I again have not made myself clear on a second post that you have commented on. I will think long and hard before I answer on any post from here on in as I do not wish anyone to suggest that I haven't grasped the 1st 2 verses of the Bible to have trouble with the rest.

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Old 09-13-2008, 08:53 PM
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There are several gap theories

I take no issue with the Gap theory that Dr Ruckman teaches and believes, a 1000 year gap (to mirror the millennial kingdom at the other end of God's age).

Personally, I don't believe it myself, but see no issue of fellowship with it.

On the other hand, the gap theorists who try to include evolution or something in their theory, and say the gap was millions of years, just annoy me, as they pander to the scientific community.
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There are several gap theories

I take no issue with the Gap theory that Dr Ruckman teaches and believes, a 1000 year gap (to mirror the millennial kingdom at the other end of God's age).

Personally, I don't believe it myself, but see no issue of fellowship with it.

On the other hand, the gap theorists who try to include evolution or something in their theory, and say the gap was millions of years, just annoy me, as they pander to the scientific community.
Amen brother! Did you hear that the Anglican Church is officially apologizing to Charles Darwin! http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...ars-death.html So much compromise these days.

I, however, believe God.

Peace and Love,
Stephen
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We also have the six day creation right here in God's top ten list. In 6 days he made the " heaven and earth and all that in them is,. "

I see The Gap as something out of line with all of these Bible verses.


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Amen! Atlas. Good Points.

As I used to tell the kids in my Jr. High Sunday School Class: If you don't believe what it says in the first verse of God's Word...why believe all the "Precious Promise" verses in the New Testament ..?
 

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