Re: Precambrian geology (2)

Jonathan Clarke (
Tue, 13 Apr 1999 16:26:09 +1000

Hi Bill

Bill Payne wrote:

> Hi Jonathan and Allen,
> On Tue, 13 Apr 1999 08:00:34 +1000 Jonathan Clarke
> <> writes:
> >Can you name one person who believes that the earth is young or that the
> >geological record is the result of the flood purely because of the
> evidence and
> >not because their hermetic of Genesis requires them to?
> I keep seeing this question. If we roll it around and apply it to the
> wine Jesus created at Cana (John 2), how many would believe that the wine
> is young or that the wine is purely the result of a miracle, based upon
> the taste or other evidentiary parameters?
> I think the standard answer is, "Yes, but that was a miracle. There is
> nothing in the text to indicate that God performed a miracle relative to
> the Flood." Would that be your response, Jonathan?

My response is that I do not see any evidence in Scripture for the flood (or
creation for that matter) of neccessity being a supernatural act. That does
not make them any less acts of God. Next question?

God Bless