73 per cent of US Southern Baptist pastors accept that God created us.
America’s Protestant pastors overwhelmingly reject the theory of evolution and are evenly split on whether the earth is 6,000 years old, according to a survey released Monday by the Southern Baptist Convention.
When asked if “God used evolution to create people,” 73 per cent of pastors disagreed – 64 per cent said they strongly disagreed – compared to 12 per cent who said they agree.
Asked whether the earth is approximately 6,000 years old, 46 per cent agreed, compared to 43 per cent who disagreed.
A movement called Young Earth creationism promotes the 6,000-year-old figure, arguing that it is rooted in the Bible. Scientists say the earth is about 4.5 billion years old.
The Southern Baptist Convention survey, which queried 1,000 American Protestant pastors, also found that 74 per cent believe the biblical Adam and Eve were literal people.
It is good that the large majority of Southern Baptists pastors in the US still believe in the God that appointed them.
The Bible explains that God is our creator. I believe this.
1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2 He was with God in the beginning. 3 Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made.
I regards to the age of the Earth, the Bible do not expose the measurement of time, as similar to hhe man made counting system. No one knows for sure who long one day is for God.
Before the Sun was created, how long were the first days?
Peter the Apostle understood this.
2 Peter 3:8
But do not forget this one thing, dear friends: With the Lord a day is like a thousand years, and a thousand years are like a day.
Written by Ivar