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Why am I a YOUNG Earth Creationist? | Confessions of a Young Earth Creationist Ch 1

Since being introduced to the debate between deep time and Biblical creation, I have learned a lot of science and Biblical criticism which supports the YEC model and which does not fit within a OEC model. In short, the Bible … Continue reading

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Putting the FUN in Fundamentalist, one DAY at a Time

The Following is from a conversation I had with a Catholic friend I like and admire. If you are defining a “Fundamentalist” as someone who refuses to accept any part of the bible as poetic or figurative, then I do … Continue reading

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A Quick look into Church History About the History of the Earth

The following is from a conversation I had with a Catholic friend I like and admire:  You made a passing comment about the lack of uniform belief in a literal week about 6,000 years ago through church history, and of … Continue reading

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Mark 6 and a Literal Interpretation of Scripture

This is part of a conversation I had with a Catholic friend I like and admire. In his previous email, he had questioned by use of Mark 10:6 to defend the idea that Jesus believed and taught that the creation … Continue reading

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Consider the Text (Genesis gets its YOM on)

The following is from a conversation I had with a Catholic friend I like and admire:  Genesis 1 refers to each day as a “day”, in numbered order, and with the inclusion of evening and morning. What in the text, … Continue reading

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A Giraffe By Any Other Name… Confessions of a YEC Part 13

Hello, friends! We’re still taking a good long look into why I am a Young Earth Creationist, and we’ve reached the point where we’re looking into the text of Genesis to see what the Bible says. This is an unpopular … Continue reading

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On Planting a Field of Giraffes- Confessions of a YEC Part 12

The next objections to taking Genesis chapter one at its word come from events which are supposed to take much longer than a single day, and thus, it is argued, those days cannot be literal days: The third day, and … Continue reading

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When was the First Sunny Day?- Confessions of a YEC Part 11

Most recently I explained the various reasons why the days of Creation in Genesis 1 MUST be interpreted as normal, 24 hour, calendar days. But there are a couple of objections brought up by The Old Earth Creationist (OEC) model … Continue reading

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Are we still in the 7th day?- Confessions of a YEC part 10

The final argument from scripture which is usually associated with this attempt to lengthen the six creation days comes from the seventh day. First, many will try and argue that Hebrews 4 tells us that the Seventh day is STILL … Continue reading

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A Thousand Years is Like a Day?- Confessions of a YEC part 8:

Last time, I took a quick look at what God had to say about Creation week, and He seems to say it’s a six day work week with a day off. I say that because he says “For in six … Continue reading

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