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If the creation was 'good', as observed by God, why would there have been an instability in matter such that it spontaneously decayed (radioactively) emitting harmful radiation ? Is it not more likely that radioactivity is the result of heavenly powers being relieved of their duties and subsequently being committed to 'chains' due to their rebellion against ...


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For Young Earth Creationists the general answer to anything that is claimed to be more than their believed age of the earth is that the thing really isn't that old. With cases like this their usual claim is that the dating system is wrong. Carbon dating gets a lot of criticism in their literature. Geological dating is often attacked too. You can read up on ...


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I think your premise may be flawed. You ask about "Christians who reject animals existing >7,000 years ago", but that implies Young Earth Creationists, who reject anything (other than God, of course) existing more than 7,000 years ago. This means that they also reject any dating of any worldly substance (at least on Earth, but that's a whole ...


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The literal answer is that YECs "account" for no such thing. They reject the accuracy of such dates, based on an alternate interpretation of the available evidence. However, that isn't very satisfying, so let's address the question you really want to ask, which is "how do YECs account for such supposed ages?". The short version is that ...


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To expand on GratefulDisciple's answer... ...the short version is that a lot of them don't. There are, as I see it, three-and-a-half options. GratefulDisciple already explained the "young-Earth Creationist" approach, which is to "reconcile" the two views by rejecting the Uniformitarianist worldview outright. There are many excellent ...


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Here is my theory. Let's look at Gen 2 vs 5. This coincides with Gen 1 vs 10 down to 13. If we look deeply, Adam was created on the 3rd day. Then let's see Gen 1vs 24 and then look at Gen 2 bs 19. This happens on the 6th day. So Eve was created alongside everyone else on the 6th day which puts the time line as; 3rd day- Adam 6th Day animals, Eve and everyone ...


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Those creationist Christians typically place the "extinction event" in Noah's day, thus long after the fall of the historic Adam. An example is from the well-known Young Earth model defender, Institute for Creation Research, who published a rebuttal in their 2001 article Chicxulub and the Demise of the Dinosaurs written by one of their scholars: ...


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I don't have time for a long answer, but here are three passages that show that Jesus pre-existed eternally: Hebrews chapter 7 - draws an analogy to Melchizedek, who it says was without beginning of days or end of life (figuratively for Melchizedek; literally for Jesus--his birth into human flesh wasn't his beginning of days), and also calls Jesus' life ...


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John clearly and logically makes four statements : In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. The same was in the beginning with God. [John 1:1,2 KJV] 'In the beginning' states the moment of 'beginning'. If one existed at that moment, then that one has an existence that is independent of time. If independent of time, ...


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I have practically answered this question here with this argument: We can reformulate the question as: what is the Biblical basis for the Nicene interpretation of the Pre-existence of Christ doctrine? NT can be interpreted in a non-Trinitarian way, but the Nicene early church party interpreted NT according to the apostolic tradition, i.e. according to how ...


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It is preposterously impossible for mortal humanity to comprehend the immortal eternal wondrous mystery of the omnipotent God and all the visible and invisible manifestation of the universe and all its inhabitants and creation. It is a glorious mystery that has no answer known to mortality and humanity. But at the same time, cannot be denied and repudiated ...


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"Our approach is to use Scripture as our sole and final authority in understanding who God has revealed Himself to be, and who is Jesus the Messiah." (https://www.biblicalunitarian.com/about) With this statement in mind, I see no reason to believe Biblical Unitarians do not believe in creatio ex nihilo. They hold to the teachings of Genesis 1:1 and ...


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