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How long before did the GOD create humans?

We all know that there was a period on this earth when Dinosaurs dominated the earth (according to scientists). Their existence goes back hundreds of millions of years. So we have to believe that humans may not have shared the earth with dinosaurs in that period. If it is so, when was the humans created? If all these are God's creations, did the god create dinosaurs too before creating humans?

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No...man created God, just like the religions that came before Christianity. All created by man.....stars created man ( but evolved 500,000 years ago in Cenezoic era and modern humans about 200,000 years ago) and the universe always recreates itself after the Big Crunch and Big Repel.

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G'mornin' Brutha H.! Hey, I heard from E.M. today!
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Me too...I think she managed to get a time out...hahaha!
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Thank you
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Big Freeze, most of the scientific community isn't into the Big Crunch thing anymore
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Not the ones I know!
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The first anatomically modern humans are believed to have appeared about 200,000 years ago.

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Dinosaurs died before humans came along. Humans arrived in the Cenozoic era, which began 65 million years ago. They "were made" a while after this era began though.

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Are you aware they have discovered dinosaurs foot prints and human foot prints side by side? Science is theories that change as time goes by. There was a time they thought mice just appeared out of thin air from hay stacks.
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There have been many different creatures, who says another animal didn't have the same footprints as us?
And yes it is, but religion is also theories that change as time goes on
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@Bigred: Are you referring to this dinosaur/human footprint hoax (http://timpanogos.wordpress.com/2008/08/05/fred-flintstone-waded-here-hoaxsters-ready-to-teach-creationism-to-texas-kids/), or this dinosaur/human footprint mistaken interpretation (http://www.talkorigins.org/faqs/paluxy.html) caused by "mud-backflow or secondary infilling"?
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And even if someone were able to offer proof of your claim, it would still have to over-come the obstacles presented by dating methods such as fission track, luminesence, flourine diffusion, cation, cosmogenic nuclides, carbon-14, as well as millions of years of geologic layers separating fossilized remains of dinosaurs and humans as indicated by virtually all paleontological digs. Creationists put up a handful of "proofs" to back up their claims and expect them to out-weigh the huge train loads of scientific proofs to the contrary. The question regarding a "new Earth"has been answered with a resounding "NO".
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God created mankind through evolution, which for us began anywhere from 1 to 2 million years ago, but our primate ancestors go back way further, 50-60 million years.

The dinos got wiped out by an asteroid about 65 million years ago, not long after that the primates began evolving ... coincidence, I think not. If it wasn't for that space rock we never would've evolved because the dino's were eating our earliest mammal ancestors.

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Imagine the BBQ feast that a dinosaur can provide!? I have that drooling sensation again.....
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You mean, we were not created as a human being at once and he let something to become a human. Did he intervene in that evolution process in order to get what he wanted made? What might have been the purpose of that?
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Bronto ribs! ..... And ICE CREAM!
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God started it fro the beginning, no med-term intervention, the whole thing was His idea from the start.

But if you watch "Ancient Astronauts" they say the aliens did what you're saying, they found early humanoids and turned them into us.
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Ancient Aliens seems more realistic then the bible.
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Tony, science is all theories that are constantly changing as new theories come to light. We never evoloved from apes because why would we still have apes and humans? I would be more likely to believe we were made by Aliens lol.
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No, we didn't evolve FROM apes, we evolved WITH apes, they're just another branch on the same evolutionary tree.
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Ooops! I meant "Ancient Aliens" haha but they call it the "Ancient Atronaut Theory". I love that show! About half of it I'm like "Ppppffttttt c'mon, that's quite a strrrrrreeeettccchhhhh!" and the other half I think "Hmmmm, well how do you explain THAT one?" haha :-)
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I love that show too. Not necessarily the opinions that every thing came from Aliens but how the show makes you really think and wonder and be amazed by what our ancestors knew and how exactly did they do the things they did. Things that even today we can not replicate.
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I am a Christian and no where in the bible does it say humans came from monkeys like Charles Darwin suggested when he was alive. FYI, when Charles Darwin was on his death bed, he came to the realization that humans did not come from monkeys. He confessed to God about it and accepted him into his heart. He also tried convincing the very people he got to believe in the theory of evolution that what he said is not true but because the people were so ingrained with the theory of revolution, the majority of the people would not change their minds. Charles Darwin regretted telling people that humans came from monkeys.
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We did not evolve *from* monkeys we involved *with* monkeys.
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All primates are our cousins on different branches of the same evolutionary tree.
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Things change with new discoveries, there was a time when all Christians believed that the earth was a center of our solar system but it took a Christian named Copernicus the show them that they were wrong.
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Haha look at that typo ... "we involved with monkeys" HAHA nasty!
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Not to mention that Darwin didn't recant anything- that's a myth.
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@Tony: To too many of us, it is far more honorable to be a modified monkey than to be a modified dust.
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Each has his own belief.. Biblical man is only about 6000 years ago. But some believe in the dateless past to the end of the 7 day creation. It is called the Antechaotic Age. The pre-Adamite Universe in which all fossils and remains belong.
Only God Knows all the details.

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You are correct, only God knows all the details that He alone will reveal to us when it is His will.
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No one knows for sure. Certain denominations cling to the 6000 year theory which makes no sense and is really very short sighted and limiting to God. Its mostly likely several million years ago, way more than 6000 years but maybe not as many millions ad science insists either.

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It is hard to believe that humans have only a 6000 years-long history.Some of the human bones that have been found in some part of the world go back 30-40 thousands years. It has been proved through carbon-dating.
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Yeah that 6,000 year stuff is pretty frustrating, I was taking on 3 of them last night, they actually think it's true, they had never heard of Bishop James Ussher who came up with that insanity back in the 1,600's yet they clung to it like a life-preserver keeping them out of heII. It's embarrassing sometimes as a Christian to think that there are so many people among us who believe this nonsense.
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I think it is just some people mis reading of the Bible and not understanding the power and knowledge of God
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Hey Tony. Yeah. The folks who think like that you mostly can argue with. They are determined to squeeze God into their human calculations no matter what. I have an uncle (and his entire family) who believe the earth hasnt changed one iota since the Flood. Wont hear anything different. Sad.
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No where in the bible does it say except that in Genesis chapter one it is mentioned that animals were created by God before he created humans.

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Whatever. It is clear the anonymous writers of Genesis didn't know any better.
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Is English your first language, Thamara? There are reams of verifiable research that show that there were living creatures present many millions of years before man appeared. The earliest remains of humans were found to be about 2 million years old. The modern form of man has been shown as dating back 200,000 years. There is no biblical reference as well corroborated as these findings, nor has the intervention of any supernatural deities ever been substantiated.

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Great answer. Eloquent as ever. Star.
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Sad!
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What is sad, lily pad ? Creationist ignorance?
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There is not one, but two, accounts of creation given in the 1st and 2nd chapters of genesis which contradict themselves and thus can't be believed:

1st Chap.: Birds & beasts were created before man.
2nd Chap.: Man was created before the birds & beasts.

Basing upon such inconsistent authority the Christian mythologists tried to impose their superstitious creation fable upon mankind for ages. In 1580, the Roman Martyrology, published by authority of Pope Gregory XIII, revised in 1640 under Pope Urban VIII, declared that the creation of man took place 5199 years BC.

In 1650, Archbishop Usher announced after careful study that man was created 4004 years BC. But, calling this too vague, Dr. John Lightfoot, VC of the University of Cambridge, assured the world that, "Man was created by the Trinity on the 23rd of October, 4004 B.C. at 9 o'clock in the morning."

But the Egyptologists, Assyriologists, Archaeologists, and Anthropologists proved that man had reached a far advanced stage of civilization long before the 6000 years and that man has been living for some 500,000 years.

And, luckily enough, I have more confidence in Darwin, Humboldt and Huxley than Jehovah or Moses.

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Nothing like leading off the infallible book of 'Gods Truth' with contradictory fallacies. Right back at ya on the eloquence, Pious. Well put, as usual.
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Can't go into to much detail on this question. The Bible does not provide specific answers to this question. According to the Genesis account animals were created during the fifth and sixth creative periods or 'days'. If the Hebrew expression translated "great sea monsters " [Hebrew, tan-ni-nim'] includes dinosaurs, which often inhabited swampy , watery areas, this would mean that dinosaurs were created on the fifth "day." (Gen. 1:21)
We do not know whether they continued to exist until man was created (toward the close of the sixth "day" At the very latest it seems likely that that must have disappeared off the earth at the time of the flood of Noah's day. Dinosaurs were reptiles, and some kinds of dinosaurs bear strong resemblance structurally and otherwise to lizards ( Sauros is, in fact the Greek word for " lizard" saura in Leviticus 11:29 , LXX). Not all types of dinosaurs were of such gigantic size.
Even if they had survived till the flood, this would not have required taking pairs of the mammoth varieties into the the ark. Other smaller members of the particular family or "kind" to which these belonged would have sufficed to fulfill the divine command. --Gen. 6:29,
20; 7:14

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Maybe..... They were baby dinasaures on the ark!
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Dinosaurs were not reptiles- they were warm blooded. And they certainly were not contemporary to humans.
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Man was created along with animals on the 6th day of creation, which was 5774 years ago. Science has been trying to blend evolution into the Bible and it does not fit. Evolution takes its authority from man, and scientific authority is also from man. Someone comes up with a theory, someone else swears to it, and another claims it to be fact, then just about everyone else accepts the supposed facts as fact. I believe the truth will come out in the end, come judgment day.

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Science shows evolution is a fact- it doesn't bother with your book of myths at all.
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How can evolution claim fact when there are millions of transitional fossils missing, how can they account for that? Where are these fossils?
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What fossils do you mean? Technically every species is transitional, since evolution is a continuum.
We have thousands of transitional fossils, so your query makes zero sense. Surely you aren't so scientifically illiterate as to think that a fossil should exist for every species that ever lived? Fossilization is a fairly rare event- we're lucky we have as many as we do.

Evolution's veracity also does not lie solely on the fossil record. Genetics alone illustrates the fact of evolution.
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I thought it was on the sixth day, the 7th day The Lord rested.

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