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This is Ken Ham, president of the ministry that built a full-size Noah’s Ark near Cincinnati.
Now, the idea of distant civilizations in far-away galaxies may seem harmless. But belief in aliens comes with some theological baggage.
You see, the Bible tells us Adam’s sin affected the entire universe, that includes distant planets and galaxies. This means any supposed aliens are suffering the effects of Adam’s sin, yet they didn’t sin in Adam like we did.
Jesus came to earth to die for the descendants of Adam. To save aliens, Jesus would need to go to each planet to be born, die, and rise again. But the Bible tells us Jesus died once for all -- his work is now complete.
The idea of intelligent aliens doesn’t fit with the gospel.
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.