Literal 24 Hour Days Archive

What Are Exegetical Liabilities of the Twenty- Four-Hour View?

Just as there are extrabiblical liabilities for the twenty-four-hour view (speed of light, star life, etc.), so too there are exegetical liabilities*. First, young-earth creationists* suggest that God employed nonsolar light to govern the days until he created the sun, moon, and stars on Day 4. Yet the biblical text literally says, “There was evening, […]

Were the Genesis Creation Days Literal, Long, or Literary?

There are three dominant schools of thought within evangelical Christianity regarding the Genesis days of creation. First, the popular twenty-four-hour v iew posits that God created the heavens and the earth in six sequential, literal days. A majority in this camp view the universe to be approximately six thousand years old and consider all death, […]

Hank Hanegraaff and the Literal Interpretation of Genesis

Hank Hanegraaff, host of the Bible Answer Man broadcast, takes on a Facebook question from our Facebook audience. The question

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