Flaws in radiometric dating
Obviously, this works only for things which were once living.
It cannot be used to date volcanic rocks, for example.
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If you are not a Christian, and you have been holding out on making a decision for Christ because the Church always preached a message that was contrary to what you saw in the scientific world, then rest assured that the Bible is the inerrant Word of God, and you can believe in Christ and receive salvation, while still believing in an old earth.
Accordingly, carbon dating carefully applied to items from historical times can be useful.
However, even with such historical calibration, archaeologists do not regard C produced and therefore dating the system.
Clearly, such huge time periods cannot be fitted into the Bible without compromising what the Bible says about the goodness of God and the origin of sin, death and suffering—the reason Jesus came into the world (See Six Days? He said, This only makes sense with a time-line beginning with the creation week thousands of years ago.
1) Full-Bible Christian The latest polls reveal a disturbing trend. Should Christians discuss this issue with friends who think it doesn’t matter?
Younger generations are less likely to believe that humans descended from the first man, Adam, only thousands of years ago. Or should we leave the debate to philosophers, scientists, and theologians?
Using his personal testimony as an example, Brian promises a fascinating and rewarding journey for those willing to examine the biblical and scientific evidence.
The purpose of this index is to list all the claims of young earth creationists, and provide rebuttals to those claims.