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What is the age difference between King Saul and King David?

There is very little available data by which to answer this question. After the death of Saul, David became king of Judah in Hebron (2 Sam 2:11). We are told this happened when David was thirty years old (2 Sam 5:4-5). At the same time Saul’s youngest son, Ishbosheth, began to reign in Mahanaim at […]

What evidence is there for the earth being billions of years old?

Bible evidence? None, because the Bible is not a geology textbook. The scientific evidence is strong, however. It was known by geologists that the earth is “ancient” even before the 19th century. In the early 19th century, names were given to the strata, e.g. Devonian, named after the British county of Devon where the Devonian […]

When a stillborn child’s soul goes to Heaven and we go there too, will we see them and in what stage of maturity will they be?

This is a very upsetting subject.  Although I have never lost an unborn child, I’ve seen the trauma and sorrow experienced by those who have and I extend my sincere sympathy to those who have experienced this loss. Firstly, it is a common misconception that people go to heaven when they die.  The Bible is […]

Why is the age of the universe so different to the age of the Earth?

According to current scientific estimates the Earth is around 4.5 billion years old and the universe is around 13.75 billion years old. If these calculations are correct, even approximately so, then there were billions of years between the creation of the universe and the formation of our planet. Even then the Earth would wait over […]