As the earth came forth from the hand of its Maker, it was exceedingly beautiful. Its surface was diversified with mountains, hills, and plains, interspersed with noble rivers and lovely lakes; but the hills and mountains were not abrupt and rugged, abounding in terrific steeps and frightful chasms, as they now do; the sharp, ragged edges of earth's rocky framework were buried beneath the fruitful soil, which everywhere produced a luxuriant growth of verdure. There were no loathsome swamps or barren deserts. Graceful shrubs and delicate flowers greeted the eye at every turn. The heights were crowned with trees more majestic than any that now exist. The air, untainted by foul miasma, was clear and healthful. The entire landscape outvied in beauty the decorated grounds of the proudest palace. The angelic host viewed the scene with delight, and rejoiced at the wonderful works of God.
After the earth with its teeming animal and vegetable life had been called into existence, man, the crowning work of the Creator, and the one for whom the beautiful earth had been fitted up, was brought upon the stage of action. To him was given dominion over all that his eye could behold; for "God said, Let Us make man in Our image, after Our likeness: and let them have dominion over . . . all the earth. . . . So God created man in His own image; . . . male and female created He them." Here is clearly set forth the origin of the human race; and the divine record is so plainly stated that there is no occasion for erroneous
Of course there's room for errors. Man wrote the Biblical creation story (and other smiilar creation stories that are found in any ancient culture), created religion, and invented god. Any physics student would tell you that is not how the earth or the universe was created. Since we have the law of physics and the existance of gravity, something can be created from nothing and therefore, there's no need for a creator.
@paul agreed only people with no access to technology can write six days concept or adam was created rather than being evolved...bible authors used all imagination they could and came up with creation story ...i salute them for their creativity but imagination cannot replace facts....as other gods before bible died , this god too would die and be replaced by some other god created by some other authors...
Sounds boring to me - no beautiful mountains, no swamps (have you ever toured the Okeefenokee (sp?) and no deserts. There is a lot of beauty of all of these and more. I don't suppose the poles were covered in snow (ugh!) or the grand canyon existed.
Very boring. Even Hawaii has its volcanoes to add interest.
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