An Explosion of Life

Problems with Evolution

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Part 3



This is Ken Ham, on a mission to call the church back to the authority of God’s Word.


In the fossil record, there is a layer called the Cambrian. In this layer are fossils from forty major animal groups, seemingly from nowhere. Because this seems like an explosion of life, it is known as the “Cambrian explosion.”

But where did these lifeforms come from? The fossil layers in the layer below them are very different from Cambrian fossils. So, they can’t be their evolutionary ancestors.

Actually, the Bible explains the Cambrian explosion. As floodwaters rose during the global Flood, environments were buried one at a time, starting with the seafloor. These layers don’t represent different times in history; they are different environments buried as the Flood waters rose.

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