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When interpreting the Genesis Creation LITERALLY, does there EXIST a better cosmological explanation then a geocentric earth?

The Genesis account of creation tells of YHWH creating the earth and heavens on the first day. Then 3 days later He created the luminaries. From a literal interpretation, is there an alternative ...
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What is the biblical basis for a Flat Earth?

From time to time I've come across Christians who claim that the Bible teaches a flat earth (e.g. see this book and the reviews). There are also Christians who have reacted against these (e.g. 1, 2). ...
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According to Catholicism, it it possible for Satan and/or his satellites to roam the earth, while still being in hell?

According to Catholicism can Satan and his satellites, roam the earth for the destruction of souls, while still being in hell? Do demons on earth 🌎 take their own form of hell with them or does God ...
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Can time dilation be used to reconcile Young Earth Creationism and scientific evidence, regarding the age of the Earth?

Young Earth Creationism posits that the Earth is much younger than scientific evidence suggests. My question is, could time dilation be used to explain and reconcile the apparent differences? Time ...
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Do all YEC believe flat earth?

What I mean "all YEC" is : since from the past until now there is not one person of YEC believe that the earth is a ball shape. For example, God said in : Daniel 4:11 (ESV) The tree grew and ...
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How do Young Earth Creationists explain artifacts dated to 20,000 years ago or more? [duplicate]

Many creationists and Christians believe the earth is around 6000 years old. I am taking art history and some of the artifacts or pieces of art that were created by humans back then had been carbon ...
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Saving the Earth is very in fashion these days,but is this a problem for the church, according to the RCC?

The Book of Revelation gives a lot of pictures on how the world as we know it will end,as we know it today.But it does not explain that the North Pole will be gone or that The weather will be so warm ...
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Do any young earth creationists believe that a change to the earth's axis tilt was God's way of shortening human lifespans?

Scripture tells us in Genesis 6:3 that God saw fit to shorten the lifespan of mankind. He did something that dramatically reduced humans years from close to a thousand years (Methusala) to 100 or less....
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What was earlier the Earth or the Solar System? [closed]

My question is concerning the Creation (with literal interpretation, but accepting that the Earth could be millions of years old with the gap theory). The Bible starts with a statement: "In the ...
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Is all the land in the universe called Earth?

The other day, me and my friends were discussing about End times pertaining to Mat 24, and came across this verse "My words are always true and always here with you. Heaven and earth will pass ...
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Has the world always been imperfect?

Through the scriptures we know that God created the world and the species and saw that it was good. He also created us and we were good in the beginning. Before Adam and Eve ate from the tree, we ...
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Were humans once angels? [closed]

Are humans fallen angels who are being given the chance to earn their place in heaven again? I was reading somewhere that this is true. The source gave no scripture references, however. Please give ...
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Did the sun and the moon really stop rotating? [closed]

Or, the better question is: did the earth really stop rotating? Joshua 10:12-14 New International Version (NIV) 12: On the day the Lord gave the Amorites over to Israel, Joshua said to ...
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Where in the Bible does it say that God is creating a new earth? [closed]

I've heard from my parents/grandparents that God is in the process of building a new Earth. Where in the Bible does it say God is creating a new Earth? Why would God build a new Earth? I know it says ...
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What is the meaning of the Psalm 37:29? [closed]

What does Psalm 37:29 mean when it said "The righteous themselves will possess the earth, and they will reside forever upon it.” Does this mean an earthly paradise that God has promised to restore?
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Is there a Biblical basis for not believing that Global Warming is occurring?

This is something that has confused me over the years. It appears that many Christians stand against the belief that global warming or climate change is occurring. But I have yet to hear any biblical ...
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Does the Bible suggest that the earth is round? [closed]

I've heard the term "flat earthers" mentioned in regards to Christians. Does the Bible suggest that the earth is flat or that the earth is round? What scripture is there that suggest a round earth or ...
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How do Jehovah Witnesses support scripturely the idea that humans will live on earth after death?

A Jehovah Witness and I spoke the other day and he explained to me that JWs believe that we'll live on earth after we die. What scripture, if any, do they use to back this belief?
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