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Whether you believe God created the world or the universe is the result of the Big Bang, ask questions here about the creation of the beautiful and wondrous earth we live on.
Since the only source of information that I know about is the Bible, I turned to Genesis 1 & 2 for the answer. As some point out, there seems to be a discontinuity in the sequence of events between the two chapters, leading some to opine various theories. For the sake of simplicity, though, I'll…
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That depends entirely on one's point of view. Some opinions follow.  One View Because evolution is not genuinely scientific. Evolution is an interpretation of facts (undisputed by creationists) which exist in the present. Creation is an alternate interpretation of those facts, according to a …
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Answer --basicly he is everywhere. First Answer: While the Genesis account tells of the beginning of the earth and humans, God's activities before he began creating the heavens and the earth are not known. God is considered the Alpha & the Omega. The beginning and the end. Meaning he had no…
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Answer:Most Creationists have no problem with the speed of light. Only the "young Earth" or "young universe" branch have to deal with the issues of light sources "billions of light-years" away. Some have rather interesting ideas about how to reconcile the two ideas, ranging from "God started the uni…
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There is no single verse in the Bible that will end all discussions on Creationism and Evolution. The first book of the Bible, Genesis, does give an account of how the world was created. Even Creationists believe in some forms of evolution, such as a population of lizards who spends its entire lif…
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Answer "Explain how Christian ideas are different from the scientific theories about the origin of the world?" By Harold S. Kushner (1981)--notes by Doug Muder (1997) offers the following: Best wishes 8. What good, then, is religion? [pages 132-148] "No one ever promised us a life free from pain and…
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Although this question has been considered for years, no one really knows for sure how the world was made. Some say God made it, and others say it made itself (as did the rest of the universe after the Big Bang). We, as human beings, will know soon enough.  There have been several theories pre…
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The oldest book known to man is the Bible. It predates all other books on any subject, including religious writings by hundreds, even thousnads of years. The first Bible writer, by tradition of biblical scholars, was a man named Moses (it has not been historically established that this Moses existe…
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On the first day, God created the heavens and the earth. That's the universe. Subsequently he populated the universe with stars, etc.  According to the bible, god only created the earth. And the waters on earth and the heavens are separated by a firmament. And those twinkling stars can fall do…
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Religious Explanations for Homosexuality Please note that this question asks about why God made homosexuals, so it assumes that the person asking and answering the question share a common faith in God. See the related question for scientific explanations of homosexuality. Even though this ques…
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No. If you refer to creationism or "creation science", no. In the first place, there is no such thing as a creation theory; the best attempts so far are nothing more than hypotheses, posited by virtue of a need to justify a literal interpretation of the Bible. They will only become theories when th…
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Let's back up a little first. There is a difference between eternal laws and God. The eternal laws simply are. They are the laws of existence. God exists within the parameters of eternal laws. He is our Heavenly Father, of whom our spirits are born. We came to this earth and received a mortal physic…
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Views About the Age of the Earth Old Earth View Current estimates are between 4.5 and 4.6 billion years. Methods used to find the age of the earth involve radiometric dating of meteorite samples, which would have formed at the same time as the earth. The oldest rock samples, zirconium oxides, were…
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Answer:God started it on day one of creation. Mankind has believed it from the beginning of creation, since man was there and a part of it. Adam and Eve know the story to be true. A more appropriate question would be "Who started the idea of evolution?" because that is a fairly new belief. You will …
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Creator of the UniverseThe big bang theory.  Unexpecting WorldMany religions believe that God revealed the universe, or the Big Bang had some previous releases of matter.Gods creation (THE UNIVERSE)is unto a picture, it has similarities and patterns. It is as a picture painted by an artist. On…
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A theory that the big bang created the universe.The big bang was a huge explosion, that was so BIG it created gravity, and the universe.
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Creationism in public schools Yes. It is in Britian, but i don't know about America or anywhere else. Answer Not in the Dover Area School District in Pennsylvania it isn't. Answer If you meant Britain, no it's not taught in public schools. Evolution is. There are some private Christian sc…
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Answer Bereishis (Genesis) 5:5 - "All the days that Adam lived were nine hundred and thirty years; and he died." Shemos (Exodus) 33 happens more then 1500 yrs. after Adam dies. Answer The only according to scriptural accounts of God physically with Adam is in Genesis. Genesis 2:7 - Then the LORD G…
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It is impossible to answer this question with an absolute certainty. Science cannot tell us how we were created or where we came from. Different people have different opinions about how or where we came from. There are many theories, most dominant of which are that we were created by a superior bein…
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Answer There is the Raelian theory that mankind was genetically engineered by space aliens. Wikipedia: Panspermia Panspermia is the hypothesis that "seeds" of life exist already in the Universe, that life on Earth may have originated through these "seeds", and that they may deliver or have…
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When I look at nature I see a perfect whole. The world itself is world enough for me. I do not mind being an unimportant speck in a huge, mysterious universe (or multiverse.) I am just happy to be here. In a purely aesthetic way (and appealing to the wonder and beauty of nature is an aesthetic argu…
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NOTE: I can find no such reference in the Watchtower, 1st April 1968 In the event that this was the case it was probably based on the assuption at the time that the creative days were 7000 years long. However, that is not currently the viewpoint from the Watchtower Society. Especially regarding how …
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A Perspective from a JW Whether that book actually says that or not, I will have to take your word for it. I have seen the book in some older JW libraries, my grandparents included, but I have never read it, and it is not regarded by JW's to be relevant at this time. Proverbs 4:18 says that,"the…
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It was basically Dawrwinism, natural selection survival of the fittest that sort of thing, vs. God creating everything.  The best place to start is with some definitions. The most common usage of "Creationism" is the position that God created the various "kinds" of life, largely in the same fo…
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Definition of Creation From the Greek root kreas, which means flesh. When something new is made. Biblically, when producing something from nothing. The divine act by which, according to various religious and philosophical traditions, the world was brought into existence. Answer2: The art of crea…
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The word you're looking for is "void."(*This can only be a Biblical term, not a scientific one. Astronomy is not concerned with what space would have preceded the Earth in its original location, which was far from where it is now.)
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According to a recent Gallup poll 66% of Americans believe God created them. Thus, while evolution was not specifically part of the question, the two are exclusive - although you would need to research the figures for the percentage of those who believe that 'God used evolution' to get a definitive …
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It was made by Allah. Created by Allah. Allah willed it into existence with a single word. He says, "Be," and it is. [The Qur'an provides little detail as regards creation.]  Answer: The Quranic understanding of the Creation of the Universe. (Including Big Bang Theory) Alislam.org: Book: Revel…
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My Theory on the Existence of GodBy Clayton A. D.I believe that the existence of God is not only possible, but entirely likely. Science tells us that we are basically creatures that evolved from microorganisms, which survived on a frozen piece of rock flying through space-- most likely from some oth…
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A Christian's belief about creation depends entirely on the Christian. Some believe Adam and Eve is literal history. Some believe humans evolved and that their evolution was somehow guided by God. Some believe humans evolved and then God "tweaked" us to make us self-aware, and the Adam and Eve sto…
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Earth was created by the big bang that made the tiny grains of matter stick to each other by static electricity. Then those grains grew to half a mile, then it had enough gravity to attract it's own sand. All of these huge asteroids collided with each other until earth is formed. There is tiny dropl…
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DinoLand? I don't know much about a creational museum, but you can look up Kent Hovind. He supposedly runs an entire theme park, I think it was? Anyway, it's all about creation. If you're interested in the topic of creationism you can look up his videos in YouTube or something :) The Institute o…
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what are the other commonly esposed answers to "yali's question," and how doe Jared diamond addres and refute each of them?
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For insight into this question, refer to"Atlantis Remembered, History of the world, volume one".isbn#0-944386-28-8 It will give you a better idea of how it occurred. Answer God made the world and he later created humans and that's how the world started.
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Christians believe that God created Adam, who was the first man on Earth. The first person on Earth was in the Garden of Eden. One must remember that at the time of Adam the earth was not divided as we know it know. The earth was all in one place and the sea was all in one place. It was not until a…
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The earth was created by the big bang
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God did not create the world. The dust in space made life on earth.No God did actually create the world the bible proves it
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Opinion maybe god get bored and need something to play with? Aswer In the last paragraph, in the book of Revelation, God says He created us ' ...for His pleasure '. It seems that God was tired of being alone in the universe. How long this went on is anyones guess but that degree of lonliness like…
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Day 1. And God said, 'Let there be light' (verse 3). Day 2. And God said, 'Let there be a firement in the midst of the waters and let it divide the waters from waters .(verse 6). Day 3. And God said, 'Let the water under the sky be gathered to one place, and let dry ground appear' (verse 9). Then Go…
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God is, has always been, and will always be, for he is the "I Am." Answer Since God is the creator of all things, before creation there was only God. Answer Before God and Creation were invented, there were thousands of other gods, beliefs and religions. ANSWER Before God there were no "other…
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of course he did ! why else would YOU be here
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Theories One of the most commonly-held theories is that the Earth and the other planets developed over millions of years out of the dust and gas surrounding the sun when it was a young star. The vast majority of scientists hold to this view, which is considered the only viable theory by the scienti…
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Panspermia Panspermia is theory that life on Earth may have originated through microorganisms from outer space (foreign/alien life) , and that these living organisms may have delivered life to other parts of the universe that have the right atmospheric conditions. Theory ofEvolution A gradua…
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The theory of creation basicly in 5 points - there is one creator who had a plan and purpose - the earth was created in 7 days - does not support the evolution theory -does not support the idea of a billion year old earth instead around 10000years ( varying) - takes information straight from th…
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It was a microscopic being, the name is not known. Tribolites, that came into existence approximately 450 million years ago at the beginning of the Paleozoic Era in the Cambrian Period, are among the first animal-like creatures on earth. amoeba Earth's first animal was the ocean-drifting comb jelly…
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A:This is a matter of faith. The Christian religion teaches that God made earth, although of course other religions say that their gods made the earth.Scientists say that the earth actually formed from an accretion disc circling around the sun, some 4.54 billion years ago.
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Theologians have sought for two thousand years just to prove that God exists, a prerequisite for any proof that God created man. If we can not prove that God exists, we certainly can not prove that he created us.Man fills a niche in nature, but our ability to make the complex sounds necessary for sp…
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One view: Genesis 1 v 28 as He began His greatest work of creation. Since God is three persons in one the 'us' is a reference to His triune nature - Father, Son and Holy Spirit. (note)- the nature of the trinity is of catholic roots, from which it adopted a lot of its founding beliefs from the Ba…
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I basically just threw some stuff together and let it stew for a bit.
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Answer Actually we're all just here for god's amusement. It's like we are playing a big board game, possibly "Monopoly" or "Life"........so you loose a turn. Answer The Bible says we were created for God's pleasure, so He did create something for Himself! But it is not for some "sick" kind of…
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What is the proof of God's creation? Don't look to science to answer that. There isn't one shred of physical evidence to support the idea that God created the universe and/or the world we live on. Not one. Oh, and science isn't out to prove that God didn't create the universe, either. It's only inte…
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Creation: When God created the Earth, he made man from dust and placed him on the Earth. This was Adam. Then God saw that Adam was lonely, so he made a woman to go with him. Her name was Eve. They reproduced, and provided the human population.Evolution:Life on earth arose from primitive forms and e…
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Not everyone agrees on who created the universe, or even if there was a higher power that created it. Some believe God created it. Others believe the universe was not created, but came together through natural events. It's up to each individual to answer this question for themselves. Some opinions …
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Opinions from our Contributors There is no way of knowing how long ago the Creation depicted in the Book of Genesis might have occurred. It is a poetic, rather than a scientific account, and in any case it is important to remember that the Bible makes no claim about the age of the Earth. The theore…
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William Paley, of the 18th century, propounded the following; What if someone were to find a watch in a forest? A watch is complex and apparently tuned to fulfil a function; that of telling time. Paley extended the idea of complexity to living organisms and how functionally-fulfilling he presumed th…
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Answer If the universe came into being from one singularity that exploded in the Big Bang, that impetus or power of motion, creation, and destruction -- and change, endless -- came from that first singularity -- which, in turn, HAD TO HAVE COME FROM SOMEPLACE!!! That means that everything that e…
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this is the oldest theory of how the state originated and was almost universally accepted in ancient and medieval times. it asserts that state is of divine origin for all political authority emanates from God. The ruler derives his power from god and god's agent on earth, he must be obeyed by the pe…
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A:Almost every religion explains who created humans. For example, in Zoroastrainism it was Ahura Mazda, in Hinduism it was Brahma and in Judaism, Christianity and Islam it was God.  A:Genesis 1:27: So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created…
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Answers from various perspectives Arguments for Creation Theory Creationists and Intelligent Design scientists believe animals were created as kinds, and that variations within those kinds have occurred over time by adaptation and by manipulation, such as the genetic selection of traits by breeder…
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There is no rule that they have to, and no rule that forbids it. However, most studies of "belief" indicate that the more education people have the more likely they are to see a strictly physical explanation for most of the natural universe. The implication is that, as astrophysicists are highly ed…
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That depends on "whose" God you are referring to. And remember some people don't believe it was created by A "God" at all. Scientific evidence puts the age of the Universe about 13.7 billion years with an accuracy of about +/- 200 Million. Those who follow the Bible literally put it at around …
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How can one be a Christian and believe in evolution at the same time? With an ease that almost borders on the ridiculous. In general, Christians don't have to give up a single thing within their faith to accept evolution as it is presented in modern evolutionary synthesis (MES). MES is the current "…
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It took God six days to create the world. You can find that answer in the bible.
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On the first day, God created the Heaven And Earth. He also created light, which he divided among the two of them. Finally, he created water, to make the seas flow the next day.First may I give the meaning of create? According to Word Web it means "To bring into existence". Might I suggest that "Org…
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According to the Christian faith, God created everything "ex nihilo" which means "out of nothing" in Latin. Christians believe that God spoke everything into existence. He didn't use something to make everything. Then the question would read: "Where did that 'something' come from?"  There are …
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God created the humans.
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God told Adam and Eve: "Be fruitful and become many and fill the earth and subdue it, and have in subjection the fish of the sea and the flying creatures of the heavens and every living creature that is moving upon the earth." "And Jehovah God also laid this command upon the man: 'From every tree of…
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Answer 1Probably 50,000 years ago or more and unknown. Answer 2 This is quite a difficult subject to answer as the belief in the supernatural has existed in mankind since prehistoric times and as such, no records exist. All evidence from prehistorical time takes the place of archeological and anthro…
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For many Muslims the term "Islam" has two meanings: the Divine Religion of Submission to God's Will (often called Islam with a small "i") and the Institutionalized Belief as Found in Qur'an and Revealed by Mohammed's Prophecy (often called Islam with a capital "I"). The following answers should be u…
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Buddhism and CreationOne of the teachings of Buddhism that is difficult for its adherents to explain to non-Buddhists, one that even long-time Buddhist teachers have a problem with, is the ugbvuygbuggjkfgiutfvgyvytfytthe Judeo-Christian-Islamic version of the creation of the universe. In these relig…
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Angels. Job 38:1-7 & Revelation 4:11Genesis 1 - In the begining God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was formless and empty.....so God said, "Let there be light" So, the first thing God created was the light. On the first day he created light and darkness (day and night)
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Let's see what the first creation story in Genesis says. The earth was alone in the universe, because God had yet to create the sun, moon and stars. God created light, so that there would be day and night. God created a firmament to separate the waters above from the waters below. Go…
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Day 6 Genesis 1:20-25 20 And God said, Let the waters bring forth abundantly the moving creature that has life, and fowl that may fly above the earth in the open firmament of heaven. 21 And God created great whales, and every living creature that moves, which the wat…
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Genesis 1:6-8And God said, Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters. And God made the firmament, and divided the waters which were under the firmament from the waters which were above the firmament: and it was so. And God called the firmament …
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Before this time (which is believed to have stared at midday in Hinduism) began, there was no heaven, no earth and no space between. A vast dark ocean washed upon the shores of nothingness and licked the edges of the night.A giant cobra floated on the waters. Asleep within its endless coils lay the …
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"Irreducible complexity" essentially means that a usefully functioning, complex component of an organism can have no possible useful function if any of its parts are removed. This concept leads directly to the conclusion that the component must have come into being as a completely new, fully functi…
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If by "First Nations" you mean American Indians, then each tribe has its own.The Navajos climbed up (through a hollow reed) from an earlier earth that was drowned. (That was the fourth earth, and this is the fifth.)The Hopi hold that life survived in three different underworlds after each different …
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One thing that is important to note is that the theory of evolution is no longer controversial within the scientific community, but only in the public domain. To scientists, the experts who have researched and tested the more-than-just-a-theory for 150 years, it is an accepted fact on which all of b…
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This question is invalid simply because "Earth" is a name given to the planet by humans who have only been around for less than 1% of the full lifespan on the Earth itself. To answer your question, there was no planet just like this one before the creation of Earth. Answer: The component parts of th…
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The principle idea behind creationism is that the origin of natural objects is supernatural. As an example, the Judeo/Christian tradition is that the land, sky, plants and animals were created by a supernatural being called God. Within this basic idea are themes are variations; some cultures believ…
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Answer: One aspect is Man was created by clay as our father Adam{A.S}. Many religions have explanations as to how man was created. In the abrahamic religions, God created man out of moist clay. Zoroastrianism says that Ahura Mazda created man. In Daoism, P'an Ku created the substance of all things…
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Genesis ch.1 and 2 are all one creation-narrative. Neither predates the other. Rather, chapter 1 relates, in broad strokes, God's creation of the world, and chapter 2 recaps with full detail. It doesn't return to the creation of animals because they are less important.
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The firmament created on the second day was the vast empty space in which He later (on the 4th day) placed the stars, etc. This became the domain of Satan (2 Cor. 4:4, Eph. 2:2). When God sent Michael to minister to Daniel (Dan. 10:13), it took him 21 days to reach earth as Satan's forces resisted h…
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God created Man to have fellowship with God. That is one reason why God hates sin: it causes estrangement from God. God wants to know us as friends, close friends, not as master/slave relationship. A very important note: God wants man to be His friends of their own free will and not to feel forced t…
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Answer The so-called "Gap Theory" is a conjecture about a possible interval between the first two verses in Genesis 1. Among other things, it attempts to deal with the creation of the angels, the fall of Lucifer, and related topics. According to this theory: (1). God created a fully-functional …
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In essence Buddhists hold to a view that the elements and minds exist since beginingless time so a starting point to everything doesn't really have any meaningful significance in Buddhism.
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Dry land and plants    Genesis 1 (New International Version)9 And God said, "Let the water under the sky be gathered to one place, and let dry ground appear." And it was so. 10 God called the dry ground "land," and the gathered waters he called "seas." And God saw that it was good. 11 …
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no 'god' created man. this is a fluke. there is no 'god' except nature and its confines.everything else is man made illusion. research it! everything in the bible is ridiculous. it is impossible to to put two of each animal on a ark, man has been on this planet for about 160,000 years. which is the …
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Answer 1 God made the heavens and the Earth. Answer 2 God, our Holy Father, created the heavens and the earth on the first day of creation. If you happen to be of another religion, this is what I believe is true.
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If by "creation" you mean the story of the creation of the universe as told in the book of Genesis, that is a very controversial question. My own opinion is that the bible should not be taken literally. But there are certainly those who do. Make up your own mind. Creation has not been proven but the…
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202 years.........7 months............2 days it was the 27th amendment
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Yes they do, being one of the three major forms of the Abrahamic religion. In the Islamic version God created Adam out of clay and breathed life into him.
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Nothing is bigger than God, That's how big God is. Answer: GOD is big enough to contain at least this much force: 1024 Newton Metres (estimated minimum energy required to create our Universe)! Answer: God is infinite.
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God created the world in six days with his almighty power. Another answer: In the Genesis account, God doesn't have to make the earth "from scratch." The earth was already there. It was just covered with water [the deep]. God had only to build upon its foundation. In the six days, He just "l…
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Muslims believe in the creation as stated in Quran, Muslims holy book. The creation story as mentioned in Quran is credible to many scientists, Muslims and non-Muslims, especially that the correctness and validity of lots of scientific satements that are mentioned in Quran in the seventh century ha…
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Answer 1 That part of the spirit world inhabited by wicked spirits who are waiting the eventual day of their resurrection is called hell. Between their death and resurrection, these souls of the wicked are cast out into outer darkness. There they suffer the torments of the damned. Death and hell…
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Prior to the Babylonian Exile, Judaism did not consider creation very important at all. Let me explain. There are two creation stories in Genesis: (1) verses 1:1 to 2:4a; (2) 2:4b to 2:22. The first of these (1:1-2:4a) is recognised by scholars as the work of the Priestly (P) source, based on a Me…
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Answer deism - belief that there is a "great watch maker" but is non existent in anything today
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Answer 1 - BothAside from some "Creationists" many religious people accept both Creation AND Evolution. The problem with strict Creationism is that those who believe this accept the first few chapters of Genesis absolutely literally. However, Genesis was never intended to be taken literally but alle…
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