How should we interpret Genesis 1?

How should we interpret Genesis 1?

In Genesis one
1. God explicitly chose the word day for time
2. In Genesis 1:5 God defined the length of the day as a light and dark cycle
3. God used a number with the word “day” which always means a day
4. God further defined each day with “evening and morning” which always means a day
5. Genesis 1 is written as historical narrative and not poetry.

Then in the 10 Commandments, Exodus 20:11, God wrote down on the stone tablets He created everything in 6 days

So why do so many Christians hold to an old earth?
-Some lack trust in God’s Word
-Some have never heard the truth
-Some have more fear of man that of God
-Some are convinced scientists have proven the earth is old, but they have never heard the true science
-Some are wolves in sheep’s clothing and seek to deceive people

What we need are well-trained pastors and teachers who believe God’s Word and that are not ashamed to teach it as God gave it to us.

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