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4. Six Days of Creation Chart (§26)

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4. Six Days of Creation Chart (§26)



26. This Chart was adapted from one found on the web. The dating system, with minor corrections, and scientific terms have been retained from the original. Evolutionist terminology has been removed and the Biblical chronology added.


1st Day = approx. 2,160,000,000 — 1,800,000,000 years BP in geological time

2nd Day = approx. 1,800,000,000 — 1,440,000,000 years BP in geological time

3rd Day = approx. 1,440,000,000 — 1,080,000,000 years BP in geological time

4th Day = approx. 1,080,000,000 — 720,000,000 years BP in geological time

5th Day = approx. 720,000,000 — 360,000,000 years BP in geological time

6th Day = approx. 360,000,000 BP in geological time to present



Category

Taxon, Geological Age, etc.

Description

First (mya) appearance



ETERNITY


(cosmology)

universe

created at the big bang

IN THE BEGINNING GOD CREATED THE HEAVEN AND THE EARTH

~15,000

(cosmology)

milky way

our galaxy

(cosmology)

sun

our star, a.k.a., sol, created via the condensation of a large cloud of mostly hydrogen gas

~4600

(?)

earth

our planet formed by accretion

~4600

(?)

moon

our sister planet, formed upon the collision of a Mars-size body with early planet earth

~4000

(?)

plate tectonics

the movement of continents across the face of the earth

(species?)

cellular root

prokaryotes

~3500

First Oxygen Pulse

oxygen begins accumulating in atmosphere”

FIRST DAY

2200-1800 LIGHT results in photosynthesis, which produces oxygen

_____________

SECOND DAY

primitive atmosphere formed by c. 1800 -1500

Domain

Eucarya

EUKARYOTES — organisms with nuclei; 67% of Earth’s history is already over

THIRD DAY

~1500

(kingdom)

Archezoa

eight-kingdom kingdom of eukaryotes lacking mitochondria

ditto

(domain)

Eubacteria

ancestor of endosymbiotic bacteria

(kingdom)

Protista

protozoa, single-celled eukaryotes (etc.) in five-kingdom system

(?)

mitochondrial eucaryotes

endosymbiont-containing eukaryotes

(kingdom)

Protista

protozoa, non-Chromista, non-Plantae, single-celled mitochondrial eucaryotes (eight-kingdom system)

FOURTH DAY

(phylum)

Zoomastigophora

a.k.a., zooflagelata and mastigophora; flagellated mitochondrial protists

(?)

choanoflagellate

protist, possible animal (and fungi) ancestor

(?)

crown eucaryotes

animals, fungi, plants, etc.

Kingdom

Animalia

metazoans

FIFTH DAY

~700

(subkingdom)

Eumetazoa

true body tissues

?

second oxygen pulse

oxygen begins accumulating in atmosphere”

~600

(?)

Bilataria

animals with bilateral symmetry, triploblastic

?

(?)

coelomates

true body cavities; not true clade?

?

(?)

deuterostomes

animals with derived mouths

?

era

Paleozoic
The “Eretz,” “Yabbashah,” or Dry Land era

Cambrian explosion; 87.5% of Earth’s history is already over

570

Phylum

Chordata

tunicates, lancelets, fish

>530

period

Cambrian

origin of most invertebrate phyla; diverse algae”

570

(?)

Craniata

animals with skulls: hagfish and vertebrates

Hyperotreti

hagfish (primitive craniate)

?

period

Ordovician

first vertebrates (jawless fishes); marine algae abundant”

510

Subphylum

Vertebrata

lampreys and jawed vertebrates

(super class)

Ostracoderms

extinct jawless vertebrates

(?)

Gnathostomata

vertebrates with jaws

(?)

Teleostomi

mouth terminal in position, narrow-based braincase, three otoliths in ear

?

period

Silurian

diversity of jawless vertebrates; colonization of land by plants and arthropods; origin of vascular plants”

439

(class)

Osteichthyes

bony fish [transition from primitive fish to bony fish]

(subclass)

Sarcopterygii

fleshy-finned fish (lobe-finned & lung fish)

(order)

Crossopterygii

lobe-finned fishes

(order)

Rhipidistians

ancestral lobe-finned fish

period

Devonian

diversification of bony fishes; first amphibians and insects”

408.5

(species)

>???

footprints through muddy shallows on four feet

365

(?)

tetrapods

terrestrial vertebrates (amphibians onward) [transition from primitive bony fish to amphibian]

?

(?)

Anthrocosauria

???

?

period

Carboniferous

extensive forests of vascular plants; first seed plants; origin of reptiles; amphibians and insects”


SIXTH DAY



362.5

(?)

Amniota

reptiles and onward [transition from amphibians to amniotes]

?

(?)

Synapsida

rise of mammals [transition from reptiles to mammals]

(?)

Eupelycosauria

???

(?)

Sphenacodontia

???

(?)

Sphenacodontoidea

???

(?)

Therapsida

mammals and extinct relatives

period

Permian

radiation of reptiles; origins of mammal-like reptiles and most modern orders of insects; extinction of many marine vertebrates”

290

era

Mesozoic
The “Adamah” or
Red Land era

THE PERMIAN EXTINCTION

Mesozoic era begins after Permian extinction. At the beginning of this era there is a single sea (Gen. 1. 26, Ps. 74. 13), Panthalassa, surrounding the single land-mass Pangea.

248.2

period

Triassic

gymnosperms dominate landscape; first dinosaurs and mammals”

248.2

Order

Pterosaurs

Flying archosaurs

225


genus
genus

(dinosaurs)
Coelophysis
Postosuchus


Small bipedal theropods, belonging to coelurosauridea
Dominant predator of North America during this time

227.4
222
222

genus

Peteinosaurus

Very early, long-tailed pterosaur

222

Class
Infra-order
genus

Mammalia
Prosauropods
Plateosaurus

hair and mammary glands
Related to Sauropods
Largest of Prosauropods
MAN IS CREATED IN THE IMAGE OF GOD, I.E. IN SPIRIT FORM, GEN. 1. 26-28

~220
~220
210

period

Jurrassic

gymnosperms continue as dominant plants; dinosaurs dominant; first birds”

205.7



BREAKUP OF THE SINGLE SEA PANTHALASSA

The single sea (Gen. 1. 26, Ps. 74. 13) surrounding the single land-mass Pangea, is broken up (180-160 mya) Psalm 74. 13

~180

genus

Rhamphorhynchus

European, Long-Tailed pterosaur

170

genus

Liopleurodon

Largest carnivorous creature found yet; up to 80 feet long

165

genus

Eustreptospondylus

European Megalosaur; length unknown precisely.

165

genus

Ophthalmosaurus

 

165

genus

Cryptoclidus

 

165

genus

Apatosaurus

 

155

genus

Diplodocus

 

155

genus

Ornitholestes

 

155

genus

Allosaurus

Largest terrestial predator of the Jurassic period

152

genus

Stegosaurus

 

152

genus

Brachiosaurus

 

150

period

Cretaceous

flowering plants (angiosperms) appear; dinosaurs and many groups of organisms become extinct at end of period.”

144.2

genus

Koolasuchus

 

 

genus

Iguanodon

 

132

genus

Polacanthus

 

132

genus

Ornithocheirus

 

125

genus

Tapejara

 

120

genus

Utahraptor

 

112

(?)

Dwarf Allosaur

Type of dwarf Allosaurus that survived into the Cretaceous

112

 

Leaellynasaura

 

112

 

Muttaburrasaurus

 

110

 

Dromaeosaurus

 

80

 

Ankylosaurus

 

70

 

Didelphodon

 

67

 

Anatotitan

 

67

 

Torosaurus

 

67

 

Tyrannosaurus

 

67

(?)

Eutheria

placental mammals

~80 to ~100

(?)

primate-rodent complex

Some think the primates have similarities to the rodents.

Order

primates

nails, grasping digits, binocular vision

era

Cenozoic
The “Sadeh” or
Grassland era

begins after Cretaceous “crisis;” mass extinction, meteor.

God smashes the heads of the monster creatures (tannin) in the waters and of Leviathan (dinosaur-like species) and gives the latter as food to animals of the wilderness. Psalm 74. 13f.

65

period

Tertiary

65

epoch

Paleocene

major radiation of mammals, birds, and pollinating insects”

65

(?)

plesiadapids

primate-like mammals …”

?

(suborder)

Prosimians

premonkey” primates

?

Suborder

Anthropoidea

monkeys and apes

?

epoch

Eocene

angiosperm dominance increases; further increases in mammalian diversity”

56.5

epoch

Oligocene

origins of most modern mammalian orders, including apes”

35.4

Superfamily

Hominoidea

apes

epoch

Miocene

continued radiation of mammals and angiosperms”

23.3

(species)

Proconsul africanus

origin of apes”

?

(species)

???

chimpanzee-gorilla-orangutan-gibbon origins

?

(genus)

Dryopithecus

later ape possibly related to the great apes”

?

(species)

???

chimpanzee-gorilla-orangutan development

~15?

(genus)

Kenyapithecus

rise of the African great apes”

~16?

(species)

???

chimpanzee-gorilla development

6 to 8

(species)

Kenyapithecus wickeri

post-gorilla development

?

(species)

???

chimpanzee development

6 to 8

(?)

Hominini

(synonymous with Family Hominidae?) includes the following genera: Ardipithecus, Australopithecus, Homo, Paranthropus, PraeanthropusAustralopithecus afarensis)

(species)

Ardipithecus ramidus

? 5 to 4

Family

Hominidae

upright-walking apes;

epoch

Pliocene

apelike/human-like creatures appear”

5.2

(?)

Praeanthropus

(genus)

Australopithecus

small-brained, upright-walking apes; may include genus Paranthropus as well as early Homo; many if not all members were likely more arboreal than members of genus Homo (excluding H. habilis and H. rudolfensis)

? ~5

(species)

A. anamensis

5 to 4

(species)

A. afarensis

Lucy” and her kin; a.k.a., Praeanthropus africanus

~4?

(species)

A. garhi

similar to A. afarensis and H. habilis

3 to 2

(?)

early Homo

H. habilis and H. rudolfensis

2.4

(species)

H. habilis

handy man;” may not have been first tool users; along with H. rudolfensis (2.4-1.8 mya), may not even be a legitimate member of genus Homo; extinct by 1.6 mya

2.3-1.9?

Genus

Homo

large-brained, upright-walking apes; minimally includes H. ergaster, H. heidelbergensis, H. neanderthalensis, H. sapiens and their variants

1.9

(species)

H. ergaster

possible alternative to H. erectus as post-H. habilis; extinct 1.5 mya

1.9

(species)

H. erectus

fire, expanded tool kit, spread kind throughout world; extinct by 0.2 mya

~1.9

period

Quaternary

1.64

epoch

Pleistocene

ice ages; humans appear”

1.64

(species)

H. antecessor

post-H. erectus / ergaster

~1.0

(?)

H. sapiens archaic

potentially more than one species. The pre-Fall Serpent — the most advanced pre-modern hominid.

~0.5

(?)

H. sapiens early moderns”

~0.2

(?)

ADAM AND EVE
(EARTHLY MAN)
GEN. 2. 7

Mitochondrial Eve

0.4 to 0.1

c. 120,000 years BP

Species

sapiens

us

human pop. size

~0.1

culture

burial of dead

???

~0.1

species?

H. sapiens “Cro-Magnon”

CAINITES
THE NEPHILIM

anatomically modern H. sapiens

???

~0.05

culture

The City of Enoch, a.k.a. Atlantis, the Atlantic seaboard culture, cave art, and proto-writing

???

~0.03+

epoch

Holocene

civilization

5 million

0.01

culture

Atlantic (Mild Climate Phase)
SETHITES


???

~0.006

 





Beginning of Sub-Boreal (Cooler Climate Phase)






THE FLOOD
writing

 





~0.0045



THE EXODUS

~0.0035

culture

JESUS

~250 million

~0.002

culture

1215

Magna Carta

450 million

~0.001

culture


LUTHER — THE REFORMATION

500 million

~0.0004

culture


WESLEY — HOLINESS MOVEMENT
Declaration of Independence

800 million (1750)

~0.0002

culture

1825

1 billion

culture

1903

heavier-than-air aircraft

1.6 billion

~0.0001

culture

1927

2 billion

culture


BROTHER W. M. BRANHAM
WWII & atomic bomb PENTECOSTAL CHARISMATIC REVIVAL

2.3 billion (1945)

~0.00006

culture

1954

2.6 billion

~0.00005

culture

1960s

space travel

3 billion (1960)

~0.00004

culture

1970s

hand-held calculators

4 billion (1975)

~0.00003

culture

1980s

personal computers

5 billion (1985)

~0.00002

culture

1990s

www/internet

6 billion (1999)

~0.00001

culture

2000s


~0.00000