As a child of the 60’s, I was bombarded with the message that the “Age of Aquarius” was coming. In my state school studies, I was taught about the “Ice Age”. Did you ever wonder what is an “age” within Time?
The Bible refers to the sun and moon as “lights in the firmament” that give us the seasons, days and years (Genesis 1:14).
Time, as we know it, is the measurement of the earth’s revolution around the sun. It takes 365¼ days to make up one year. A day is the time it takes for the earth to spin on its axis. That takes 24 hours. Time is directly connected to the physical universe.
So, did Time exist before there was a universe? Technically, no; for time is the measurement of the earth’s revolution around the sun.
Eternity is the concept of existence that has no beginning and no end. Time is just a segment within existence. Before Time there was Eternity. When Time ends, Eternity recommences.
So, what are Ages and how do they fit within the concept of Time?Continue reading “What are Ages of Time in Scripture?”