Tag Archives: Bible Chronology

Does Genesis 1-11 Provide for “Generation Gaps” to Make the Genesis Chronology Make Sense to Science?

How do we reconcile an old earth with the Bible?  Even if we grant the world is very old, God’s creation of Adam and Eve is dated by the Masoretic Text to 6,000 years ago, and the Septuagint to 7,600 years ago.  But what if there were “generation gaps” (or additional gaps in the chronologies supplied in Genesis 5 and 11?  Does this “buy us time” so to speak and make anthropology and archeology coincide with what the Bible teaches?  That’s a major subject in Rebooting the Bible, Part 2. The following article below  is drawn from Chapter 2 of

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The book is nearing completion, Only the introduction and the final chapter must be completed.  I am sending the book out to reviewers now to enable them to comment near the time of the book’s release. For those of you anxiously awaiting the book, which I believe is the best thing I’ve written to date, I’m sharing with you the outline of the first 8 chapters.

Again, one more chapter to write and that will be on the subject of whether or not there was a Pre-Adamic race, evidence for a “high civilization” before Genesis 1, and a possible scenario
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Here is the beginning of the opening chapter of Rebooting the Bible, Part 2.  I am still striving to have the book finished by May 1. It looks like it won’t be available until about May 15 or so.  Between now and then, I will begin sharing some of the new book to give you insight into where its going.  I hope this meets with your approval and generates interest.  Do let me know!  You can respond on my Facebook page or by emailing me at doug@faith-happens.com.  Blessings during this crazy time in which we live.

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What the BIBLE Tells Us About Nimrod

The following article is a sneak peek of the research being done for Rebooting the Bible, Part 2. (RTB, Part 2) Nimrod’s story as given to us from biblical revelation in Genesis 10 and 11, combined with archeology from ancient times in Mesopotamia, tells us what we can hold true about Nimrod – and dispels the many myths Evangelicals in the Bible Prophecy community today believe about him based on two books:  The Book of Jasher and The Two Babylons by Alexander Hislop. This 2,000 word article comes from a 17,000 word mega-chapter developed for RTB, Part 2.

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Summary:  The conventional biblical timeline is presented in the King James Bible and was supported by the work of Bishop Ussher in his magnum opus, Annals of the World. But does his work stand up to scrutiny from both biblical and secular scholars?  There is much debate. I touch on that debate here, pointing out the distinction between the creation of the universe and the creation of humankind. the pivotal issue has to do with whether the Masoretic Text’s chronology or the Septuagint’s chronology is correct. What does the Septuagint teach that Read More