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A Thorny Issue

Cactus Plant

Spiny plant fossils pose a thorny problem for Christians who accept the secular view that the earth is much older than 6,000 years. Cactus fossils in the Eocene (‘dated’ at 35–55 million years), rose fossils from the Miocene (5–23 million years) and Oligocene (23–35 million years), plus many others, are all ‘dated’ according to the secular evolutionary long-age view that puts these fossils way before man ever existed—i.e. thorns before man. But the Bible teaches us that thorns are the result of the Curse—i.e. thorns after man. God said to Adam…

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