Reasons to Believe

Long Life Spans

  • Biochemistry Supports Bible’s Long Life Spans

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    Another biochemical study on aging makes the long life spans recorded in Genesis 5 and 11 scientifically plausible. Researchers demonstrated that … more

  • New Clues to a Genesis Mystery

    Medical doctors say if you live long enough you'll probably get cancer. Cancer is one reason why none of us can live much beyond 120 years.1 How is it possible, then, that humans (before Noah) could … more

  • Long Life Spans in Genesis

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    For many skeptics the long life spans recorded in Genesis 5 and 11 seem absurd. Recent advances in the biochemistry of aging, however, make these … more

  • New Clues to a Genesis Mystery

    The biblical record of patriarchs who lived 900+ years has raised questions and doubts for centuries. In the context of current life expectancy (which places me on the brink of “senior … more

  • Why Shorter Life Spans?

    None of the explanations offered in the accompanying article imply that God randomly selected the life span of early humans or that He simply reacted to natural disasters in shortening human life. … more

  • Finding a Wife for Cain

    The problem is actually more serious yet. According to Genesis 4, Cain not only found a wife, but by the time of the birth of his son Enoch, he found enough people to help him build and populate a … more