Wednesday, July 05, 2006

"Answers to Common Questions about Creation"

Mark Driscoll posts a portion of the commentary he wrote for his people, providing Answers to Common Questions about Creation as he preached verse-by-verse through the book of Genesis.

Here are the questions:

  • What does the creation account in Genesis 1–2 reveal about God?
  • What are some of the primary non-Christian views of God’s relationship to creation?
  • What are some of the problems with atheistic evolution?
  • What are the various Christian views of creation?
  • What is Intelligent Design?
  • Are the six days of creation literal twenty-four hour days?
  • Should science or Scripture hold priority?
  • How old is the Earth?
  • Why does the earth appear old?
  • What is ex nihilo?
  • Where did creation come from?
  • Was the entire Trinity involved in making creation?
  • Why did God make creation?
  • How are men and women different than the rest of creation?
  • What is the cultural mandate?
  • Was anything made not good?
  • What is the Fall?
  • Did animals die before the Fall?
  • What about dinosaurs?
  • Who did Cain marry?
  • Why are sex and sexual sin so prevalent in Genesis?

Driscoll also has an appendix of further resources for study.