The original question was: How did Australian animals walk to Noah’s Ark in the Middle East when most of them can’t swim very far? Answer by John Mackay Genesis 1:9 tells us the water that had surrounded the whole globe on Days One and Two was gathered by God into ‘one place’ on the Third […]
The original question was: Can a Christian use allah as the word for God, because in many cultures influenced by Arabic, allah is actually the word for god as well as the name of the Muslim god? Answer by John Mackay Let’s start by asking what do we know about the English word God? Genesis […]
HUMAN RACES: If all races originated from Noah’s sons, why are there such big differences between the races?
The original question was: If all human races originated from the sons of Noah, how come there are such big differences between the different races? I have heard the colour differences can be explained by some theory on pigmentation and references to black people having white kids which are not Albino. Also, why are there […]
The original question was: At a recent debate in Brisbane, Australia, Dr Lane Craig stated there’s no scriptural evidence that animals started dying only after Adam sinned. Yet the New Testament says that death of people came into the world through Adam’s sin, so when did animal death commence? Was it before the Fall of […]
What is the origin of the word kind?
The original question was: I have recently heard several pastors preach the Gap theory. I don’t see how there can be a gap anywhere in Genesis 1. Where did the gap theory came from, and how do we answer it? Are these pastors deceived, ignorant or just ill-informed? Answer by John Mackay What is the […]
The original question was: How are evolutionists making their theory so popular among theologians and in churches while at the same time creationists have so successfully exposed its major errors? Answer by Garry Chiang As the evidence supporting evolution continues to crumble under the weight of each new scientific discovery, what can atheistic evolutionists do […]
DAYS: The New Testament says “a day is as a thousand years” to God. Why can’t Genesis days be long times?
The original question was: In Peter’s second letter he says “one day is with the Lord as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day.” Doesn’t this mean the Genesis days are long periods of time rather than just 24 hour days? Answer by Diane Eager The verse referred to is 2 Peter […]
Answer by John Mackay There are several issues here that must be thought through: 1. How do we know when words are symbolic? For example: a teenager can say “that was wicked!” when they really mean “it was great!” and yet their youthful colleagues will know what is meant. What clues tell us one word […]
The original question was: A Bible Study guide book arranges the six days of creation described in Genesis 1 as two parallel groups of three, with the first three telling us God made the different parts of the creation, and the second three showing us what he made to function within each of the three […]