Another post that I like a lot of!
>Personally, I do have trouble with a god who
>would speak another word in the bible than he uses in nature.
Ha! You are absolutely, positively, certainly not alone!
>By the way, according to Old Testament theologians "yom" does not
>necessarily mean days. It could be periods.
Thanks! Of course, I knew this. But somehow it's different when
it appears on the ASA list.
>Doing that you use twentieth century philosophy to explain God's
>talking to a people that had a completely different knowledge of the world
>as some people on this list are now trying to explain. I would regret that
>many people studying science at Universities agree with you. I have seen
>too many people leaving the church because of that. They could not accept
>a God who would be lying.
Another excellent point! People (of course) have problems when they are
told that Gen 1 is "ANE material." What a snoozer!
>I believe that God created heaven and earth, and that He is true to
>Himself, so that what we find in nature does not contradict what we find in
I couldn't have said it better myself!
>If it does than we better do a lot of studying, which includes
>not only science, but also theology, exegetics, Old as well as New
>Testament, not only Gen.1, but also Gen.2 -11, also the rest of the Mosaic
>books, Dogmatics, and in the sciences, geology, biology, physics,
>It will not be easy, but as long as I do not see that in your writings, I
>think, that your conclusions and discussions are very dangerous for new
Nonsense! Showing folks that Gen 1-11 is real history is dangerous???
Jan, this removes an obstacle to folks becoming followers of Christ!!!
Thanks for your post,
Genesis in Question
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