Now, this week we have been looking at the idea of a gap of time between the first two verses of Genesis. One popular version of this idea has Satan falling . . . and then God destroying the world with a so-called “Luciferian flood.”
Well, there are several problems with this. First, it actually defeats the purpose of having a gap of time. You see, this gap is supposed to account for the rock layers and fossils. But a Luciferian flood would have destroyed all those rock layers and laid down new ones.
Second, you now have to say Noah’s Flood was just a local flood. A global Flood would have ripped up those layers and laid down new ones! But Genesis describes Noah’s Flood as global.
No, there is no gap in Genesis.
Ken Ham is the CEO and founder of Answers in Genesis-US, the highly acclaimed Creation Museum, and the world-renowned Ark Encounter. Ken Ham is one of the most in-demand Christian speakers in North America.