As I have grown older I have noted that the age of Earth, according to current science, gets older and older. In the 1950's the Earth was said to be about a million years old. Now it is in the hundreds of millions, or even billions of years in age. I am glad I am not aging that fast. Of course, the purpose of the increased age is to allow enough time for the various theories of “science.”
Previously I wrote of the work of John A. Eddy of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics and High Altitude Observatory and Aram A. Boomazian, a mathematician. They determined that the Sun was shrinking at a rate of five feet per hour. At that rate, 100,000 years ago the Sun would have been twice as big as it is now! One million years ago, the Sun would have been hundreds of times larger. This would be a genuine problem for the Earth and those living on it. Therefore, this would indicate that Earth is not that old.
Through Brother Chuck Missler, (http://www.khouse.org) I have become aware of other indicators of the age of Earth, and here are a few of them:
In 1956 R. A. Lyttleton, an astronomer and consultant to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) determined that ultra-violet light and x-rays were degrading the surface of the Moon by a few thousandths of an inch each year. He stated that this small amount over the age of the Moon “could be sufficient to form a layer several miles deep.” He was assuming the Moon was millions of years old. However, when Neil Armstrong set foot on the Moon, he did not sink into miles of moon dust.
An analysis of the annual deposit of sediment in the Mississippi Delta indicates that it is about 4,000 years old. (The Great Flood was about 4,400 years ago.) In the ocean nitrates and uranium do not break down and recycle like salts do. Based on the current rate certain elements and compounds are being added to the oceans, they do not have nearly enough nitrates and uranium to be hundreds of millions of years old. In fact, this measure indicates the oceans are only a few thousand years old.
The drag created by solar photons causes micrometeoroid particles to fall into the Sun. In effect, the Sun is sweeping the solar system of 100,000 tons of particles each day. There is no known source of replenishment of these micrometeoroids and their current abundance indicates a very young universe. This is known as the Poynting-Robertson Effect.
I have saved the best for last. Primordial Polonium 218 (also known as Radium F) has been found in mica and flourite. Radioactive elements are described in term of “half-life.” The half-life is the amount of time required for radioactivity to decay to half of its initial value. Polonium 218 has a half-life of three minutes. In twenty-one minutes the radioactivity of this element would be less than one percent of its original amount. This is evidence of instantaneous crystallization of the host rock at the same time as the formation of the polonium.
This says Instantaneous Creation!
Golly, why isn’t that news on ABCNNBCBS or Fox? Because, my friends, it does not fit the agenda of those who wish there was no Creator. If there is no Creator, there is no responsibility for our actions, and no one to answer to. What they do not know is that through Jesus there is now no condemnation for we sinners. (Romans 8:1)
Praise His holy name!