Christians have become confused and even misled by the age of the earth. On one hand, mainstream Christianity teaches the “young earth doctrine” which tells us, the earth is only 6,000 years old. On the other hand, science tells us we have an old earth that is billions of years in age. Quite the contrast, so who do we believe?
Yesterday, after we completed our family Bible study in the book of Joshua, I stepped outside and found my children waiting for me. My daughter asked me, “Daddy, what do you think is outside of space?” I loved the question as it was one I had around her age. Her question was no doubt triggered by a conversation we had a few days prior about the universe and what we learned in Joshua. How God held the sun still so the Israelites could assist with destroying the enemy, (Joshua 10:12-14).
The fall of Satan is one of the keys to understanding why man exists today in the flesh. In our study “The World That Was, The First Earth Age” we documented there was a completely different dispensation of time before this present age we find ourselves in. It was a time where man existed in their spiritual bodies. A time when the sons of God sang for joy. The sons of God being the stars of God who are the Heavenly host (Job 2:1, 38:7, Isaiah 14:13, Daniel 8:10-11). Unfortunately, something detestable occurred in The First Earth Age. Satan sinned by rebelling against our Father in The World That Was.
Today, many Christians are confounded by the age of the earth. Christians are taught the earth and all of creation is merely six-thousand years old. Yet, this thought is not logical, nor is it Biblical and I personally believe this teaching is one of the major reasons for unbelief in the world today. Christians themselves would agree, our Father created us as spiritual beings.
So why are we walking around in a corruptible flesh body when we have an incorruptible spiritual body that feels no pain and fails to see the effects of age (1 Corinthians 15:35-55)?