Earth—Formed to Be Inhabited

The Search for ET

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Part 1



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


Does life exist in other parts of the universe? Well, the Bible never directly addresses questions about extraterrestrials. But it does give us principles we can apply to these questions. Let’s look at one of these principles.

The Bible tells us God formed the earth to be inhabited. Earth is God’s focus of his attention. It was to earth that God sent his son, Jesus. But the other heavenly bodies were created as signs for days, seasons, months, and years.

Other passages tell us the heavens were created to give glory to God and point to the Creator. This difference in purpose suggests that earth is unique as a home for life.

We don’t really expect to find alien life.

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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.

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