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Fast facts on age estimation

  • If Evolution by natural processes from “amoeba” to man is possible, as Evolutionists maintain, it would undoubtedly require billions of years to accomplish. A younger universe would make Evolution impossible.
  • Some age estimation methods seem to indicate Earth is extremely old. Many other processes appear to indicate it is much younger.
  • There is no scientific method that can positively prove Earth is very old—or relatively young. Absolute proof of an old Earth would require billions of years of on-site measurements and observations.
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Age estimation and Creation/Evolution
  • According to Evolutionists, what is the age of the Earth and universe? Answer
  • OLD AGE METHODS—What evidences are used to support the idea of a multiple billions of years old Earth? Answer
  • YOUNG EARTH—What are some of the evidences for a young earth? Answer
  • RADIOACTIVE AGE ESTIMATION METHODS—Do they prove the earth is billions of years old? Answer
  • CARBON-14 DATING—How accurate is it? Answer
    Learn how Carbon-14 is used for dating once-living organisms and what the limitations to this process are.
  • Is the Bible clear about the age of the earth and universe? Answer
    Did God take billions of years for creation, or was God actually referring to a literal 24-hour time-period in reference to each, individual creation day?
  • How can light get to us from stars which are millions of light years away in a universe which the Bible claims is only thousands of years old? Answer
    Interesting explanations are reviewed in this discussion on how science and the Bible may correspond to one another.
  • 4TH DAY—Was the fourth day of creation twenty-four hours long? Answer
    Creation of the sun, moon, and stars.
  • 6TH DAY—Could all of the events recorded on the 6th day of creation really have taken place during a normal, 24-hour-type day? Answer
    Adam and the naming of the animals.
  • 24-HOUR DAYS—Does the Hebrew text really refer to 24-hour periods in the Creation week? Answer
    What are some of the implications of believing in day-age theories?
  • BIBLICAL IMPORTANCE—Is the age of the Earth a “trivial” doctrinal point? Answer
    Many Christians today fail to see the importance of believing in a literal interpretation of the Genesis Creation account. Don't be fooled—this issue is of great importance to Bible believing Christians, and this answer helps to explain why.
  • PROGRESSIVE CREATIONISM—Is it a viable option? Answer
    Progressive creationism is becoming very popular among evangelical Christian. Find out what progressive creationism is and whether it holds the key to harmonizing theology and science.
  • THEISTIC EVOLUTION—Is it biblical? Answer
    Does theistic evolution fit with the Bible? What effects can the adoption of theistic evolution cause for those who believe in it?
  • Progressive Creationism—Who is Hugh Ross and what does he teach? Answer
    Many people have heard of Hugh Ross and his ministry and have asked ChristianAnswers.Net about him. The following is a short summary of key teachings.
  • GAP THEORY—What is it? And is it a good theory? Answer
    Origin of the theory. Problems.
  • GAP THEORY—Is it an acceptable way to harmonize the Bible and the geologic record? Answer
    Discussion of the biblical and logical problems with the “Gap Theory,” also called the Ruin-and-Reconstruction theory. It is used by some Christians in an attempt to harmonize the Bible, the geologic record and long ages.
  • Was there a big bang? Answer

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