The Gap Theory : A Response From the Pages of the Bible

There is a notion among Bible believers and skeptics of the Word that the Book of Genesis describes two different creations. Beside the model of a “Six Day Creation”, there are proponents of believers and skeptics that say there was a “different creation”. The difference presented in Genesis 1:1 and Genesis 1:2. The model points to the creation taking eons as opposed to literal days. “Answers in Genesis” sums it up this way: “According to the gap theory, there’s a very long gap of time between Genesis 1:1 and 1:2. The world that existed during this gap was destroyed and God re-created in the six days described in Genesis. This idea fails because it lacks biblical support and puts death before sin when Scripture describes death as the consequence for sin.

The Bible contradicts the idea of the Gap Theory in several scriptures:

Exodus 20:11: 11 “For in six days the Lord made the heavens and the earth, the sea and all that is in them, and rested on the seventh day; therefore the Lord blessed the sabbath day and made it holy.”

Exodus 20:11 Plainly represents creation taking 6 days.

2 Peter 3:5-6 5: For when they maintain this, it escapes their notice that by the word of God the heavens existed long ago and the earth was formed out of water and by water, 6 through which the world at that time was destroyed, being flooded with water.

2 Peter 3 states that the World is formed from water with no mention of land in the text.

Genesis 1:2 “The earth was formless and void, and darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was moving over the surface of the waters.”

Genesis 1:2 is clearly an explanation of the starting moments following the creation of the time-space-mass continuum in Genesis 1:1.

Remember that scripture needs to be taken seriously and it contains the Word of God! Do not exceed what is written!

1 Corinthians 4:6 “6 Now these things, brethren, I have figuratively applied to myself and Apollos for your sakes, so that in us you may learn not to exceed what is written, so that no one of you will become arrogant in behalf of one against the other.”

God Bless
Brian Mason

* https://answersingenesis.org/genesis/gap-theory/

*https://answersingenesis.org/genesis/gap-theory/

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Life is fragile…

I apologize for not writing a blog for some time now. I by God’s providence am here to write another one! Please allow me to describe what happened to me, and to praise the Lord for allowing me to write this blog entry.

As a stubborn male who rarely went to a Doctor, my family was pleading for me to see one as my breathing became very weak over a period of time. So due to the pleading I decided to see an MD at a walk-in clinic. He made me get some blood tests an EKG as well as other lab tests.

The following weekend I was contacted by the Doctor on his day off and he asked how I was feeling? I responded …”mmm okay…”. He then told me that my heart rate is way too high and go to the emergency straight away!

Being at my Mother’s at the time, I asked her to take me to the Emergency ward at the hospital. She dropped me off at the emergency’s front door and I proceeded to enter. I collapsed 20 feet in the doorway! The next thing I know is I am being worked on by a large staff of health practitioners. I woke up the next day in the ICU department. I was told I suffered heart failure, and in fact I needed an electric shock to be revived!

All of the events described happened 5 weeks ago, and I am now back home and able to write more articles, by the Grace of God. By Divine intervention I was saved, there is no doubt in my mind. The Doctors and Nurses said that I should have died (in so many words), and I told them all that “God ain’t done with me yet!”

I can tell you that all that led me to that moment only makes sense as God’s intervention directly. I can get into details but I wanted to keep this short.

Thank you friends for continuing to follow this blog, and believe me that God is real! God is great!

Psalm 41:3 (NASB) The Lord will sustain him upon his sickbed;
In his illness, You restore him to health.

God Bless,

Brian Mason

Our Created Solar System – What You Aren’t Being Told

This video in my opinion, is one of the best to prove that God designed the Universe! I would like any atheist to please add their comments to this post.

God Bless
Brian Mason

Our Children And Future Is Being Attacked!

I remember as a first grader listening to my teacher telling me we “evolved” from monkies. This kind of stuff/garbage stays with these babes in their formative years! It just shows that Christ is coming back soon! Please, Jesus, protect our Children!

The link I have provided was from New York, however, this lunacy is also happening in Toronto Canada and possibly other countries.

Please pray for the Children and the Trans-people!

God Bless

Brian Mason

http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2017/05/16/new-york-city-public-library-brings-outrageously-glam-drag-queens-read-kids/

“Iglesia ni Cristo” Exposing a Philippine Cult!

Here is the entire debate on the topic “Who Is God?”, between Dr James White and Bro. Joe Ventilacion of the Cult Iglesia Ni Cristo. You will see the aggressive nature of Bro. Joe, and the holes in his defense. Please click on the link below.

God Bless
Brian Mason

He is Risen!

“I know the resurrection is a fact, and Watergate proved it to me. How? Because 12 men testified they had seen Jesus raised from the dead, then they proclaimed that truth for 40 years, never once denying it. Every one was beaten, tortured, stoned and put in prison. They would not have endured that if it weren’t true. Watergate embroiled 12 of the most powerful men in the world-and they couldn’t keep a lie for three weeks. You’re telling me 12 apostles could keep a lie for 40 years? Absolutely impossible.”

― Charles W. Colson

Amen! Happy Easter!

God Bless
Brian Mason

The Rapture Sign of 2017

Here is a very interesting article, scripturally accurate about the possibility of the Rapture of Jesus’ followers this year. I have bookmarked it and will consider the article for further review. I have also ordered the book “The Witness of the Stars” by E.W. Bullinger. I know that the Rapture is always being predicted, but this article looks like a valid argument!

http://www.marylutyndall.com/2016/09/the-rapture-sign-of-2017.html?m=1

Any thoughts?

God Bless
Brian Mason

UK Street Preachers Convicted!

This is a precursor to what we as Christians will be facing! Oh yes, Christianity is not an easy road! I will see them after death and will pray for them as the persecution continues!

Keep the faith Christians!

God Bless
Brian Mason

https://www.avonandsomerset.police.uk/newsroom/2017/02/street-preachers-convicted-of-religiously-aggravated-public-order/

Islam and Music

The Western World should know how Islam looks upon music and the Performing Arts. Put it mildly, music is not looked at in a good light. Please check out the following PDF from the Arts Council of England:

http://faithandthearts.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/Islam-Performing-Arts.pdf

God Bless,

Brian Mason

Most Bloodshed In The Name Of God?

A common objection from unbelievers that is presented as fodder to support their hatred of God is that “most blood has been spilled in the name of God, more than any other cause.”

This objection is just flat out incorrect, and a vain attempt at taking away the Majesty of our Glorious Creator! The atheist will also expand that objection to saying that “God and Christianity are the greatest source of evil that has ever been!”

If one were only to look at reality and facts, one would see that this is incorrect! As well, why the atheist would bring this up as a point is fruitless in trying to prove that there is no God!
Arguing that violence in the name of God is proof he is evil or just does not exist is foolish, to say the least. Attaching the name of Christ to violence that is done in his name has no idea of the Gospel.

The greatest cause of evil has stemmed from the denial of God not following Him.

If one were to lift up a copy of the Guinness Book of Records, you would see the stats of the horrors brought to humankind was indeed from institutionalized atheism! 130 Million plus have been wiped out by Stalin, Lenin, Khrushchev, Pol Pot collectively. One-third of the eight million Khmers were wiped out under the communist Khmer Rouge!

Dear Christians, I ask you to hold unbelievers “feet to the fire” when this ridiculous statement is made as a statement of hatred to our Loving and Glorious God! Ask them, “Are you sure that is true?”
“Where did you get that idea from?”

Please pray that the unbelievers to become elect by God. They are still creatures made in the image of God!

Matthew 5:43-48New American Standard Bible (NASB)

43 “You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ 44 But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, 45 so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven; for He causes His sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous. 46 For if you love those who love you, what reward do you have? Do not even the tax collectors do the same? 47 If you greet only your brothers, what more are you doing than others? Do not even the Gentiles do the same? 48 Therefore you are to be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.

God Bless,

Brian Mason