Death—Before Sin?

A Big Problem with an Old Earth

by Ken Ham on August 3, 2021

Part 2



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Genesis tells us God’s original creation was “very good.” So . . . what happened?

Well, God gave the first man Adam a command and he chose to disobey God. Genesis tells us his choice brought death into creation.

In the New Testament, we’re reminded that it’s because of one man’s sin that we all sin . . . and therefore we all die. Scripture is clear—death comes because of sin.

Now, many Christians try and fit millions of years into Genesis. But that always puts millions of years of death before sin.

We don’t need to somehow fit a secular interpretation of the evidence into the Bible. When we start with God’s Word, we have a trustworthy eyewitness account.

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