Why do some people think that God needed 24 hours to complete His creation work for the day. Isn’t that limiting God a bit. After all, it says,
(Gen 1:3 KJV) And God said, Let there be light: and there was light.I don’t see any time-lapse photography here. I see a proclamation and a fulfillment. I suggest that Moses would have used “nano-second” if he had been familiar with the term. Don’t be a person of weak faith.
(Gen 1:4 KJV) And God saw the light, that it was good: and God divided the light from the darkness.
(Gen 1:5 KJV) And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And the evening and the morning were the first day.
Millions or billions of years would seem more appropriate here, not because God could not do it in an instant but because He probably enjoyed considering the goodness of what He had created. How long can you look at a beautiful painting or a glorious sunrise? Isn’t that part of the imagio dei? Do cats enjoy the Mona Lisa?
Of course it is possible that, since God exists outside of time, He was able to spend what would seem to us to be billions of years enjoying the big bang and it would have appeared instantaneous.
There is so much room for imagination in pursuit of truth.
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