Originally Posted by swampjeep
adding to this, isn't it amazing how the order of creation matches what scientist say, as you said to a human 4000 years ago, they wouldn't understand the length of time this all occured over, but translate this into something they undserstand, like a week...
When faced with the facts that the earth is much much older then suspected religion responded to such earthly discovers. Stating that what was told as a week long story is measure in 7 days. From there no specific length of time was created for the day. Thus a day could be a very long time. mmhmm. right.