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  • 1. Biblical Creationist Theory Theory #1 By: Lian A.
  • 2. Theory Beliefs
    • This theory does not believe in the idea that the universe was formed by “chance”
    • People who believe in this theory trust that God has created all universes; that there is an omniscient force behind the creation of the Earth
  • 3. What ideas began the theory?
    • The Bible is the only source for this theory
  • 4. Genesis 1:1
    • The Five Concepts of Science:
    • Space
    • Time
    • Matter
    • Motion
    • Force
    • How They Relate:
    • Space: heavens
    • Time: beginning
    • Matter: earth
    • Motion: created
    • Force: God
    “ In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.” (Genesis 1:1 NIV)
  • 5. Day One
    • God created light
    • He separated the darkness from the light
    • He called the darkness night and the light, day
    • “ And God said, ‘Let there be light,’ and there was light. God saw that the light was good, and He separated the light from the darkness. God called the light ‘day,’ and the darkness he called “’night.’” (Genesis 1:3-5)
  • 6. Day Two
    • God created dry ground
    • He separated dry ground from water
    • He called the dry ground land and the water seas
    • “ And God said, ‘Let there be an expanse between the waters to separate water from water.’ So God made the expanse and separated the water under the expanse from the water above it. And it was so. God called the expanse ‘sky.’ And there was evening, and there was morning—the second day.” (Genesis 1:6-8)
  • 7. Day Three
    • God created vegetation
    • He created plants
    • “ Then God said, ‘Let the land produce vegetation: seed-bearing plants and trees on the land that bear fruit with seed in it, according to their various kinds.’ And it was so.” (Genesis 1:11 NIV)
  • 8. Day Four
    • God created stars, moon, and the sun
    • He wanted there to be indicators in the sky so that there would be a difference in day and night
    • And God said, ‘Let there be lights in the expanse of the sky to separate the day from the night, and let them serve as signs to mark seasons and days and years, and let them be lights in the expanse of the sky to give light on the earth.’ And it was so.” (Genesis 1:14,15 NIV)
  • 9. Day Five
    • God created living creatures to live in the sky and water
    • He called the creatures that lived in the sky “birds”
    • “ And God said, ‘Let the water teem with living creatures, and let birds fly above the earth across the expanse of the sky.’” (Genesis 1:20 NIV)
  • 10. Day Six
    • God created living creatures that would roam the Earth/ land animals
    • God also created man in His own image
    • And God said, "Let the land produce living creatures according to their kinds: livestock, creatures that move along the ground, and wild animals, each according to its kind." And it was so.   26 Then God said, "Let us make man in our image, in our likeness, and let them rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of the air, over the livestock, over all the earth, and over all the creatures that move along the ground."(Genesis 1:24,26NIV)
  • 11. Day Seven
    • According to Genesis 2:2, God rested on the seventh day
    “ By the seventh day God had finished the work he had been doing; so on the seventh day he rested from all his work.” (Genesis 2:2 NIV)
  • 12. How old is the Earth according to this theory?
    • The Earth is approximately 3,000 years old, according to the Biblical Creationist Theory
  • 13. Big Bang Theory Theory #2
  • 14. Beliefs of this theory
    • People that believe this theory think that the entire universe was formed by a singularity—a point in space with no volume, but infinite density
    • They believe that the universe began by an expanding singularity, that is still expanding, to this day
  • 15. How old is the Earth according to the Big Bang theory?
    • Approximately 12-15 million years old
    12-15 Million
  • 16. What sparked this theory?
    • The Catholic priest, Georges Lemaitre, was the first person to begin the idea of The Big Bang
    • Previous scientists before Lemaitre believed that the universe “has always been”, stable, and unchanging
    • His scientific experiments and mathematical equations showed that the universe must either be expanding or shrinking
  • 17. Bibliography-Books
    • Fleisher, Paul. The Big Bang (Great Ideas of Science) . Library Binding ed. Minneapolis: Twenty-First Century Books (Ct), 2005. Print.
    • Zondervan. Zondervan NIV Study Bible . Revised ed. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Zondervan, 2002. Print.
  • 18. Bibliography-Websites
    • &quot; Genesis 1:1 - Passage Lookup - New International Version -; A searchable online Bible in over 100 versions and 50 languages. . N.p., n.d. Web. 4 Jan. 2010. < arch=Genesis%201:1&version=NIV>.
    • Kauffman, Stuart. &quot;The Big Bang Theory of the Origin of the Universe.&quot; Kheper - metamorphosis and evolution . N.p., n.d. Web. 8 Jan. 2010. <
    • &quot;Course Offerings.&quot; Sewanee Letters . N.p., n.d. Web. 9 Jan. 2010. <>.
    • &quot;Y.E.C. Headquaters.&quot; Creation is Detail . N.p., n.d. Web. 9 Jan. 2010. <>.
    • &quot;How To Do Things » How To Articles & How To Videos.&quot; How To Do Things » How To Articles & How To Videos . N.p., n.d. Web. 9 Jan. 2010. <>.
    • &quot;Astronomy Picture of the Day.&quot; Astronomy Picture of the Day . N.p., n.d. Web. 9 Jan. 2010. <>.
    • Category. &quot;The Sun - Visual Tour of the Solar System - The Sun.&quot; Space & Astronomy at . N.p., n.d. Web. 9 Jan. 2010. <>.
    • &quot;Birds of a feather.&quot; Diyana Ishak's blog . N.p., n.d. Web. 9 Jan. 2010. <>.
    • results, the supernovae, and he has adapted very quickly. But the phrase &quot;theoretical. &quot;'A Day Without Yesterday': Georges Lemaitre & the Big Bang.&quot; Catholic Education Resource Center . N.p., n.d. Web. 9 Jan. 2010. <>.