Warm Up Questions
Should we direct questions about creation to science, to the Bible or both?
Do science and the Bible agree or disagree about creation?
How old do you think the universe is? Why?
What kind of literature is Genesis 1:1-2:3 and Genesis 2:4-3:24?
What does it mean to say God created the world in 6 days?
Does the Flood of Genesis 7 effect our view of creation? How?
What is evolution and is it compatible with the Bible?
Should we interpret Scripture with science or science with Scripture?
Should we interpret them separately?Â Is it ok if they disagree?
Just how important is all of this anyway?
Some related Scriptures
Gen 1:1-2:3; 2:4-3:24; Exod 20:11; Neh 9:6; Ps 24:0-10; 33:6-9; 74:12-17; 95:3-5; 102:25-26; 104:1-35; 136:5-9; Prov 8:22-31; Eccl 11:5; Isa 45:18; 66:1-2; Amos 5:8; John 1:1-5; Acts 4:24; 7:47-50; 17:22-31; Rom 1:18-21; Col 1:15-17; Heb 1:1-2; 4:3-6; 11:3; Rev 4:11
Various Interpretations of Genesis 1&2
Gap (or Reconstruction) Theory
Contrast with Egypt
Days of Divine Fiat
Preparation of the Promised Land
Various Integrations of Science and Scripture
Young Earth Creationism
Expanding Time Creationism
Audio, Videos, and Articles
- Answers in Genesis Video: “What is a Day”
- Greg Koukl
- William Lane Craig Videos
- John Walton’s Video: “Origins Today: Genesis Through Ancient Eyes”
- Presbyterian Church of America: “Report of the Creation Study Committee”