Re: appearance of age and the goodness of God

From: Bill Payne (
Date: Sun Mar 30 2003 - 22:07:01 EST

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    > My name is Jason Alley, and I am posting again after a long
    > absence. My pastor and I were talking about the appearance of age
    > argument recently, and I was telling him that to believe that God
    > created a young creation that bore the marks of an ancient one would
    > be deceptive, and God does not deceive.

    Hello Jason,

    When Jesus created good (aged) wine from water, and when He multiplied
    fish and loaves, He did so in a short period of time, yet the products
    had the "appearance of age." If we can accept these miracles without
    impugning His character, then on what grounds do we accuse Him of being
    deceitful if He does the same thing with the earth, from which the fish
    and loaves were derived?

    I think created men are biting off more than we will be able to chew when
    we attempt to box the infinite, eternal God with our philosophical


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