Re: [asa] ASA stance

From: David Buller <>
Date: Fri May 11 2007 - 15:59:02 EDT

On 5/11/07, Robert Schneider <> wrote:
> Bob's response:
> I can appreciate why the Word made flesh might have aged the wine rather
> quickly, assuming "the best wine" tasted aged. One could say that he was
> giving a special gift to the wedding party, or giving a foretaste of the
> messianic banquet, or simply to "show forth his glory," the specific
> purpose
> that Scripture seems to indicate. But what possible purpose could the Word
> "in the beginning" have in creating an entire universe that gives every
> indication of being billions of years old, but doing it in six days? What
> purpose would this serve? What kind of sign (semeia) is this? Can anyone
> give me an answer that does not require me to take leave of my senses?

Here's another difference in the YEC apparent age argument and the apparent
age of the wine. By creating the wine miraculously in front of all the
guests, he made its *true* age clear. Not so in the creation of the

-David Buller

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