The 7th Day God Rested
On the seventh day, He ceased from His labor and
established the Sabbath.
Scholars disagree as to how long these "days" might have
been. The Bible seems to indicate a literal 24 hour day.
Scholars also differ on the date of creation. It would be
impossible to know exactly the number of years back to the
creation since the Bible`s lists of generations sometimes
skips names, and any other historical records are limited.
According to the Bible and archaeology man has been here
for about 6,000 - 10,000 years approximately. No one can be
The purpose of the Bible is not to scientifically sketch
every detail of creation but to reveal to man that God is
prior to and distinct from His creation, that He is
directly responsible for its having come into being,
through His Word, that its continued existence is dependent
upon Him, and that man has been given the highest position
of honor and responsibility in that creation.