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Today's Creation Moment

Sep
02
One Smelly Amoeba
Job 9:25-26
"Now my days are swifter than a post: they flee away, they see no good. They are passed away as the swift ships: as the eagle that hasteth to the prey."
Not all dangerous predators can be seen. One of the most dangerous predators in a drop of pond water is Amoeba proteus. This amoeba literally terrorizes its one celled pond mates because they can...
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If the writer of Genesis wanted to convey the idea of long ages, he could have used the word “olam”, meaning a long indefinite span of time, instead of “Yom.” He could have expressed the long age similar to how he talked to Abraham about his descendants:

"indeed I will greatly bless you, and I will greatly multiply your seed as the stars of the heavens and as the sand which is on the seashore." Genesis 22:17

He could have said something like: If you can count the stars, that’s how many descendants you will have. If you can count the stars, that is how many days it took me to create. We would have understood that it was a long period of time.

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