I will keep this short as these types of threads get ugly quickly from my experience but this is the truth of Genesis 1.
"In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. (big bang)
And (then) the earth was (turned into something) without form (full of chaos), and void (dead); and darkness was upon the face of the deep (no light
from the sun reached the Earth's surface). And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters."
In Genesis 1 verses 1 and 2 we read about to diffferent creations. One creation (the heavens and the Earth) science has accurately measured as
billions of years ago, scripture agrees with that conclusion; that is when the universe was created and stars and planets etc. Earth as a planet was
created then as well.
At some point in time, Lucifer who was placed on Earth as the archangel in charge of God's government on Earth rebelled against the plan of God for
the eventual creation of a family (Elohim) and that He would accomplish that creation through physical mankind (far below Lucifier in power).
Lucifier declared war on God's thrown and the result of the war was the Earth becoming full of chaos and dead (no living things remained, i.e.
Roughly 6000 years ago God began to RECREATE the Earth's surface so that it would be suitable to support life again and particularly suitable to
support human life. All the creatures/vegitation that would inhibit mankind from thriving (giant dinosuars/ massive insects etc.) were not recreated
at this point. Smaller versions of previous animal types were created to better aid mankind's physical developement.
The 7 days of "re"creation week represent the next 7000 years of mankind on Earth. 6000 years shall be the age of mankind's self rule (coming to an
end shortly), where they are free to determine their own laws, religions, cultures, customs, morality and general way of life. But the last "day",
last 1000 years are set aside for God (7th day Sabbath). It will be the millenial reign (1000 year reign) of Jesus Christ and the 144,000 member
Kingdom of God on Earth (Elohim).
That is what scripture says is true. You are free to determine what you feel is right or wrong in this age; but I wanted those who agree with the
word of God to know what those verses mean in spirit and in truth.
The Earth as a planet is unknown billions of year old, this version we are living on now (for a great purpose) is roughly 6000 years old. Lucifer's
rebellion (when he was renamed Satan) resulted in the total destruction of all life on Earth at the time; it became full of chaos and void (Hebrew =
Tohu wa bohu).
Remember scripture says "God creates no thing in chaos (Hebrew = Tohu wa bohu)"
Somethings happened after Genesis 1:1 and before Genesis 1:3... Satan's rebellion and billions of years worth of time. The Earth was originally
created perfect, then brought to chaos (Tohu wa bohu) because of Satan's rebellion, then re-created in 7 days for the purpose of the creation of
mankind, that re-creation was roughly 6000 years ago.
edit on 7-6-2013 by ElohimJD because: (no reason given)