In the light of middle-of-the-road professor Giberson's being fed up with Intelligent Design as much as with hard-core atheists and believing in both evolution and God, have you noticed how in the Genesis account the sun, moon and stars were created on the fourth day, but the plants were created on the third day? No matter how long you decide those days were, it's going to be pretty tough having plants evolve without the sun.
What I don't understand is why a Christian who believes in the infinite power of God and the resurrection of Jesus would even consider believing in a notion that a) requires staggeringly greater odds than a spontaneous resurrection from the dead, and b) has no serious underlying scientific description: "Given enough time" isn't any more scientifically disprovable than "given enough God."
The simplest explanation for it all is that Noah's flood broke up the planet's surface, sifted organisms in layers by their size, lowered and raised continents and flash-froze the poles – and scientists who don't want to be accountable to God will do anything in their power to twist the evidence, and have done so. There are many examples.
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One final thought: Did you know that the oldest living trees date from the time of the flood?