His findings indicate that the magnetic field was created only a few thousand years ago, and is decaying toward extinction (1981, 1-4).Also, deep under the surface of the earth are huge reservoirs of oil and water.For the Christian who honors the testimony of the inspired Scriptures, the final word on this matter is the Bible itself.
We pose these questions for reflection: If these questions can be answered affirmatively—and we are confident they can—then the testimony of inspiration must be respected.
Shall the declarations of the Scriptures be dismissed merely because some are intimidated by the assertions of skeptical scientists who are committed to the theory of evolution?
If it is true that the Bible is completely silent on this topic, then certainly we ought not to make an issue of it.
But, is the Bible silent regarding the age of the earth and the human race?
Moses described the creation of the earth and man as occurring within the same six-day span (Genesis 1).