You can believe in both. There is no reason to think they are mutually exclusive. The Bible says that to God a day is as a thousand years, and a thousand years as a day. The Old Testament, I don't believe ever uses the word "million", and certainly the Bible doesn't use the word "billion", there is no concept of those kinds of numbers back then. And there is no reason to think the word "thousand" couldn't be replaced with the word "million", or "billion". So, there is no reason to think that it has to be a literal seven days in which the world came about. It is also interesting to note, that the Bible says God created the world in the same order that science says it evolved, more or less. Just because we evolved, and we're not sure how we have all of our current DNA, doesn't mean we were or weren't created. Everything pretty much points to humans being created. but, the more answers we find, the more questions which arise.
I have a friend who is a Hebrew language scholar. He says the wording and grammar of Genesis can ONLY mean a literal, six day creation. Since evolution is a documented fact, this is another proof that the Bible story of "creation" is false.
Exactly scarebear! 2 Peter 3:8 But do not overlook this one fact, beloved, that with the Lord one day is as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day.
It's obvious that you two are not familiar with or do not care what the Hebrew text says. Genesis 1&2 are not compatible with evolution.
RtB, and apparently you're not aware that the Pentateuch (1st 5 bks) was written by Kabbalists in CODE! So, even your Hebrew scholar might likely not know what they're talking about. So, NOTHING can be taken literally.
Lonestar, unless you can provide solid proof of your code theory, then I'm afraid it's no more plausible than any other.
I think that God and Evolution can be Inclusive in one's own individual life if I understand you correctly. A person can believe in God and Evolution. A number of years ago in a Sunday newspaper's magazine section I had read a brief explanation of why the ancient people created "Creationism". They looked toward the heavens like a child looks up to his or her parents and created a saga so compelling that it is told in the Old and New Testaments. Keep in mind the ancients had no way of testing their theories. In our modern age we likewise should possess an open mind when it concerns scientific proof of the origins of many species and theories regarding the creation of the stars and planets.
Inclusive indeed; what a Godly tool this evolution is. Imagine injecting your creation with stimuli to favor their survival. Our brain has definitely evolved, look at its structure. Yet why, how...
I think someone can easily believe in both. I've never understood people who think that believing in evolution is sacrilegious.
I have found a great deal of hidden wisdom in the Bible (especially in Genesis). That was 15 years ago. Now, I'm discovering that the Kabbalists wrote the early Bible in code, so no one really knows what it means without that code. It's called the Language of Branches. (see authentic Kabbalism at Bnei Baruch for details http://perceivingreality.com )
So, both from my own detailed research and the statements of authentic Kabbalists, essentially nothing can be taken literally. It's all code.
God is creator of all reality -- both spiritual and physical realities. Science studies the products of God's creation and does a pretty good job of it. Part of their discoveries are the patterns of evolution.
Those who take the Bible literally and dismiss evolution are playing into delusion, as does anyone who ignores reality.
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