How Old Is the Universe?

on April 23, 2021

Part 5



This is Ken Ham, an Aussie transplant with a passion for sharing the truths of God’s Word.


How old is the universe? Well, from a secular standpoint, the answer depends on which study you read—because they can’t agree!

One study published last year claimed the universe is 13.8 billion years old. Well, a short time later another study came out—this one saying the universe is 12.6 billion years old. So, which is it? There’s a difference of over one billion years between the two!

We can confidently know the age of the universe because Scripture gives us the true history of the universe. God created everything in six days, and based on genealogies—and dateable events—in the Bible, we know that was about six thousand years ago.

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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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