Vast importance in Recognizing Old Earth Creationism

{IMPORTANT NOTE: The NIV Bible says in Genesis 6:2 Quote: “the sons of God saw that the daughters of humans were beautiful, and they married any of them they chose.” (Genesis 6:2 NIV). My wife said she clearly saw this scripture in the NIV saying something highly unusual (the obvious meaning). I simply point this out to show that the average seeker of truth in God’s Word, often does not actually realize what it contains. The NIV is contrasting very clearly the two types of beings who entered into marriage at one point in past history (‘the Sons of God’ and ‘the Daughters of Humans’). The Living Bible says this in the same verse; “Now a population explosion took place upon the earth. It was at this time that beings from the spirit world looked upon the beautiful earth women and took any they desired to be their wives.” (Genesis 6:2 – LBT). This article is about “obvious old earth creationism” and not angel-men hybrids, which remains on a proverbial back-shelf for me (I’m yet to accept it but I do see potential merit).}

Both sides of the creation and evolution debate for example, have the same problem. For example an evolutionist can say it’s delusional (a favorite resort of Richard Dawkins) or absurd to believe in an eternal God but the very same person may believe that the universe itself is eternal or that it has no end to it. If they do happen to believe there is an end to it, what would actually be at the end of it? It one says “nothing” would be at the end of the known universe, one could then reasonably ask the question as to what “nothing” is. There is no concept for “nothing” — in other words, the human mind cannot conceive of literal nothing. Darkness would not qualify and empty space would not qualify because these are things that exist (outer space has massive amounts of both). Knowing how the very start of life forms began, whether one believes they evolved over millions of years or appeared suddenly, is the “building block” — the very “foundation” for everything that followed the appearance of physical life.
Skipping this aspect because we don’t have the answer, is a very strong indication that we don’t have the answers regarding a great many things. This despite mankind implying that he has huge amounts of answers and that he knows all of the major answers regarding things that exist. THE TRUTH: Man has barely scratched the surface regarding answers as to the very “origin” of life – how either God or evolution achieved it (my belief being that God is existence and he is much, much more). So, is it reasonable to assume that if anything exists now, that something had to have always existed, especially since non-existence is not even remotely conceivable by the mind? …Yes. Still the debates go on and they will likely continue to go on, despite neither view being able to definitively prove their side of the argument. In game situations (i.e. chess, checkers and types of card games), when all possible, available moves hit dead ends so-to-speak, it is called a “stalemate”. The game can go no further at this point. This is true of debating God’s existence or non-existence as well.
Regardless, some people will still label their selves as either atheists or theists. Both can be very sincere in their stance but only one can be right. I am on the theist side — I do believe in God and am in fact a Christian but I too admit that I cannot prove to a non-believer that he exists. My argument is simply that things existing, are so well structured and functional and are all in such unison, that a process alone such as the proposed evolutionary processes, could not have achieved this. I also feel that beauty is an obvious and purposeful thing (the designs of flowers, birds, people, etc…) and that an impersonal process could not possibly have achieved the existence of it. The same is true of “love” in my opinion as well; the type that obviously goes beyond instinct. For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities–his eternal power and divine nature–have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that people are without excuse. (Romans 1:20 NIV)
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