Introduction This assignment really allowed me to examine those around me and their varying beliefs about creation. I was shocked to discover that people so close to me actually believe in evolution and the big bang theory. I consider it a privilege to have opened up this door to conversation with people I never even considered. The course has prepared me to apologetically defend and explain the creation account and the gospel. Please be in prayer with me as the Lord wants to use me to speak truth to my neighbor. Through the course of this paper I will detail the answers of my interviewees from a survey with many vital framework questions concerning origin. For the survey I interviewed my mother, father, and next door neighbor.
How long are the days in Genesis 1? Why? My mom and dad …show more content…
Man originates from Adam and Eve and animals were created by God during the creation week. My neighbor on the other hand believes that we did in fact evolve from apes. Because my neighbor does not believe in God I think it is important to first share the evidences for God such as order, harmony, and complexity. The presence of a conscience also indicates a creator God. Humans were created in the image of God not animal. The evolution model predicts a common ancestor of man and apes. Genesis 3:20 indicates that Eve is the mother of all the living. Humans and chimps have differing chromosome counts, we can also consider the difference in jaws between human and ape. The skull of the ape differs from man there is the quadruped and the biped skull. There are also major skeletal differences indicated by their walking styles. There was a scientific claim about our oldest ancestor reported to have dated 6-7 million years, a few years later scientists dispute the