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Quick-Forming Coal?

Coal Formation

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This is Ken Ham, on a mission to strengthen the global church with God’s Word.


All over the world, massive coal deposits are laying underground. Now, this coal is the result of thick piles of vegetation that have been exposed to intense heat and pressure.

Well, according to old-earth ideas, it took millions of years of slow processes to produce this coal. But when scientists copy these natural processes in a lab, it only takes a few months!

The Bible’s history provides an answer to where all this coal came from. The global Flood described in Genesis would have buried trillions of tons of vegetation under miles of sediment. Heat and pressure then converted the vegetation into coal over a matter of months.

You see, the Bible explains why we have coal today!

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