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This is Ken Ham, hoping you’ll visit our life-size Noah’s Ark , south of Cincinnati.
Many Christians claim we can’t know if the days in Genesis were literal 24-hour days, or if they were long periods of time. But they don’t say this because the context is not clear!
Throughout the Old Testament, when day is used with a number, or with the words “evening, morning,” or “night,” it always means an ordinary day. Now, Genesis 1 contains all of those! And Exodus emphasizes: “for in six days the Lord made heaven and earth.”
Scripture is clear—creation happened over six 24-hour days. Christians only doubt this because they want to accept man’s ideas about the past. But we should trust God’s word, not man’s word.
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.