John Nelson Darby, the Scofield Reference Bible, and the rise of old-earth creationism
How did they help promote old earth creationism?
The Conundrum of Compromise
Compromising on Genesis has far reaching consequences, even for the cross.
Early church fathers and creation
The majority of Church Fathers who commented on the issue believed that God created in six 24-hour days.
‘Beginnings’ before Genesis 1:1?
Does the dependent clause reading of Genesis 1:1 support the compatibility of the Bible with ‘billions of years’?
Vale Dr John C. Whitcomb (1924–2020)
It is hard to overstate the influence Dr John Whitcomb on the modern creation movement
How Genesis 13 undermines the ‘gap theory’
A new angle on why the Gap Theory holds no water—comparing Genesis 1 with Genesis 13.
Of missing gaps and magic bullets
Does the Bible teach any sort of a ‘gap’ theory? Is there such a thing as a universal ‘knock down’ argument against evolution?
Replenish the earth
How come Adam and Eve were told to ‘replenish’ the newly created earth with their descendants if it had never been previously filled?
: Genesis 1 and the gap theory
Correct exegesis with close attention to syntax and semantics supports the plain reading of Genesis 1
Charles V. Taylor
From the beginning of the creation
Does Genesis imply a gap between verses 1 and 2 of chapter 1 into which Christians can fit long ages?
‘Soft’ gap sophistry
Soft gappers claim Gen. 1:1–2 refers to creation of stars, galaxies and the matter of the earth, and v. 3–31 to forming and filling of earth billions of years later.
The Bible declares: In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. Genesis 1:1
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