Are humanists irrational? Their reasoning is not logical nor is it based on reality. But they are acting in a very rational manner. If you do not want to be accountable to God, there are only two rational options: Deny God exists. That's the approach humanists have taken. Or create a god in your own image (Islam, Buddhism, Mormanism, JWs, etc.) However, creating an alternative "reality" that only exists in your mind will not save you. Only Jesus can do that. Please, you know you are disobeying God, believe and trust that Jesus can save you from His justice. And He'll do it in a just and rational way.

Another Irrational Reason
Humanists Reject The Bible

Is the following a contradiction in the Bible?

HUMANIST QUESTION: Genesis chapter 1 lists six days of creation, whereas chapter 2 refers to the “day that the Lord God made the earth and the heavens.”

Six Day CreationHere is what Genesis 2:4 says:

This is the account of the heavens and the earth when they were created, in the day that the Lord God made earth and heaven.

People love to arbitrarily assign a meaning to the word "day" without considering the context. But, the meaning of the word day varies depending on it's context... and we can accurately know that meaning. For example:

1) In my day we were polite and respectful.

2) It was a three day hike to the lake.

3) It took a full day to drive 1000 miles to Miami.

In each of the above examples "day" has a different meaning.

1) "Day" means some time in the past.

2) A three day hike could be a hike that started at 10 AM on Friday, and we arrived at the lakeside camp ground at noon on Sunday. So it included parts of two separate days, and all day Saturday. So "day" might be referring to 6 hours on Friday, 10 hours on Saturday, and 3 hours on Sunday.

3) In this case "day" refers to about 24 hours.

What Does "Day" Mean In Genesis?

In Genesis chapter one we see the word "day" used with a number (one day, a second day, a third day, etc.) and this context tells us it is a 24 hour day. When days are counted in the Bible, they are 24 hours days.

Also notice that the word "day" is used with the phrase "there was evening and there was morning."This context tells us that "day" is referring to a 24 hour day. So God has given us two ways to know, for sure, these are 24 hourdays.

That is not the context of Genesis 2:4.

The context of 2:4 tells us that "day" in this case refers to a time in the past, similar to example #1 above. Just as the first verse of Genesis summarizes all of creation, "In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth." verse 2:4 is also a broad summary of creation. Both the day-by-day account of creation (Genesis 1), and the focus on day six of creation (Genesis 2), start with an overall summary.

So there is no contradiction.

Next question...

Genesis 1:2-3 claims that God created light and divided it from darkness on the first day; but Genesis 1:14-19 tells us the sun, moon, and stars weren’t made until the fourth day.

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