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The time line for Dinosaurs on God's Earth?

Posted on 05/19/2014 10:39:41 AM PDT by Vinylly

Last Friday there was a post about digging up the fossil of the largest dinosaur ever discovered. Natural History Museums are full of fossilized remains of dinosaurs. Checking up on Google Search I find the the time line for dinosaurs is about 225 million years, and that was before human life forms. Where does that fit in when God created earth in seven days?


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1 posted on 05/19/2014 10:39:41 AM PDT by Vinylly
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To: Vinylly

Wait 10 minutes. Someone will post something from the Creation Institute and explain it all. Happens about 10 times/day.


2 posted on 05/19/2014 10:41:21 AM PDT by DManA
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Why do you assume God's days are the same as human days?

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3 posted on 05/19/2014 10:43:12 AM PDT by LonePalm (Commander and Chef)
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To: Vinylly
Ask me again when "scientists" come up with a consistent age of the earth.

The current range is anywhere from 2 billion to 6 billion years.

Meanwhile, I'm going to enjoy another cup of coffee.

4 posted on 05/19/2014 10:45:10 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: Vinylly

Apparent age.


5 posted on 05/19/2014 10:45:17 AM PDT by Genoa (Starve the beast.)
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To: DManA

I believe God created the universe and life itself, I’m not real concerned about his methods.


6 posted on 05/19/2014 10:46:45 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: Vinylly; All

The Fourth Dimension is God’s Dimension,
As are the others too.
The “Laws” we proudly stumble upon
Were God’s Laws
before the sky was blue - - - .


7 posted on 05/19/2014 10:47:03 AM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: Vinylly

May I ask why you are posing this question?

IOW are you a Christian struggling to find an answer or are you an atheist throwing stink bombs? Or somewhere in the middle?


8 posted on 05/19/2014 10:51:09 AM PDT by Gamecock (#BringTheAdultsBackToDC)
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To: Vinylly

Don’t be silly


9 posted on 05/19/2014 10:54:25 AM PDT by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: Vinylly
Where does that fit in when God created earth in seven days?

By the by, it was six days.

10 posted on 05/19/2014 10:59:38 AM PDT by rjsimmon (The Tree of Liberty Thirsts)
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” Why do you assume God’s days are the same as human days? “

Cosmos used a “cosmic Calendar” that was a whole year, why can’t you put that into one week with a expenential multiplier factor....


11 posted on 05/19/2014 10:59:46 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: DManA

And it’s a good thing, too. The evolutionary “explanations” don’t explain anything.


12 posted on 05/19/2014 10:59:53 AM PDT by righttackle44 (Take scalps. Leave the bodies as a warning.)
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To: Vinylly

Even most Christians don’t get this: VS. 1. In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. (that would be the six or ? billions of years ago) VS 2. And the earth was without form, and void...etc. How much time was between these two events , we do not know. It does however leave a lot of room for dinosaurs and who knows what else. We know that the Earth that God created was “Good” because his word says so. Could be that it was when Satan was cast out of heaven and down to earth. If nothing else, rely on Faith.


13 posted on 05/19/2014 11:03:16 AM PDT by fish hawk (no tyrant can remain in power without the consent and cooperation of his victims.)
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To: Vinylly
Where does that fit in when God created earth in seven days?

"The old testament is 'my' book. It was written by Jews. And if there's on thing I know for sure, it's that Jews are good at bullshit."

Lewis Black - The Old Testament

14 posted on 05/19/2014 11:04:10 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lost my tagline on Flight MH370. Sorry for the inconvenience.)
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To: righttackle44

Yup. God snapped his fingers is so much more edifying.


15 posted on 05/19/2014 11:07:59 AM PDT by DManA
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To: Vinylly

You googled? Which our your google sources were here 225 million years ago to confirm the timeline. Or are all of your sources just spouting assumptions and educated guesses?


16 posted on 05/19/2014 11:15:11 AM PDT by DannyTN
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A day with God is as a thousand years, and a thousand years as a day.

“But, beloved, be not ignorant of this one thing, that one day is with the Lord as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day.” 2 Peter 5:8

That was written when the concept of millions and billions would have meant nothing to the reader, but thousands they could understand.


17 posted on 05/19/2014 11:23:20 AM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed & water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: fish hawk
Yes, and one might add that the verb "was" in "was without form and void" is actually the Hebrew verb that means "become." The earth became without form and void.
18 posted on 05/19/2014 11:28:45 AM PDT by Genoa (Starve the beast.)
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To: Vinylly

The “Men of Rocks” series of three programs done by BBC and centering on Scottish geology and geologists starting in the 1700s and relating their observations of deep time to more modern plate tectonic theories is a good start for anyone genuinely interested. Those with predetermined biases won’t like it.


19 posted on 05/19/2014 11:31:34 AM PDT by JimSEA
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The day is described as Light and Dark, and that was the first day. Sounds like a day.


20 posted on 05/19/2014 1:04:54 PM PDT by RoadGumby (This is not where I belong, Take this world and give me Jesus.)
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To: DManA
Wait 10 minutes. Someone will post something from the Creation Institute and explain it all. Happens about 10 times/day.

An alternative I see is to shoehorn in in between Genesis 1:1 and 1:2.

21 posted on 05/19/2014 1:23:06 PM PDT by Lee N. Field ("And if you are Christ's, then you are Abraham's offspring, heirs according to promise" Gal 3:29)
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To: RoadGumby
The day is described as Light and Dark, and that was the first day. Sounds like a day.

Again, you are presuming that this means the same thing to God and man.

If I told you that the temperature went from 32 to 40 degrees today, what would that tell you? Nothing unless I told you the scale being used for degrees. If it was Fahrenheit, it would mean you still needed your jacket. If it was Celsius, you might want shorts instead. If it was Kelvin you would still need a lot of heat from somewhere. Assuming one scale when another was being used could have consequences ranging from annoying to fatal.

I will take God at his word. Six days? Fine by me. I'm here. Whether the day being referenced is 8.64 x 104 seconds or 2.524608 x 1017 seconds is irrelevant.

Garde la Foi, mes amis! Nous nous sommes les sauveurs de la République! Maintenant et Toujours!
(Keep the Faith, my friends! We are the saviors of the Republic! Now and Forever!)

LonePalm, le Républicain du verre cassé (The Broken Glass Republican)

22 posted on 05/20/2014 7:29:14 AM PDT by LonePalm (Commander and Chef)
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