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Rev. Prof. Dr. F.N. Lee

Man’s Origin and Destiny

So many great conservative theologians — such as Aalders and Bavinck and Kuyper — have gone and pointed out that these six days were God’s days, not man’s.   Consequently, they say, it is very doubtful whether man will ever know before he gets to glory — precisely how much “humanly measurable” time elapsed here on Earth after the exnihilation of the Universe and prior to man’s origin.

Against the aforementioned view as to the undeterminability of the length of the formation days, however, there are at least six very weighty counter-considerations.  Let us then see.

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First.   The six periods are called specifically “days.”   They are not called “minutes” or “hours.”   Neither are they called “periods” or ‘ol

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