This Will Change Your Mind on the Age of the Earth Video from Answers In Genesis
Can we definitively know the age of the earth from the Bible? While we can’t pinpoint it down to the exact day or year, we can get a surprisingly accurate estimate of the age of the earth if we study the Scriptures properly—and it’s not millions or billions of years old. In this video, we answer these questions and more: What is the age of the earth according to the Bible? Does “day” really mean a 24-hour period? Was the biblical flood a local or worldwide event?
0:00 – Intro
0:15 – The age of the earth according to the Bible
2:21 – Two major issues
4:26 – Why we believe in a young earth
6:06 – Theological difficulties of believing in billions of years
11:25 – Can we know the age of the earth for sure?
13:44 – Does “day” really mean 24 hours?
16:56 – What about plants dying before the Fall?
18:07 – Additional support for a young earth
19:42 – Was it a local flood or a worldwide flood?
28:18 – Why does this issue matter?