3-billion-year-old Earth had water everywhere, but not one continent, study suggests

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In the beginning, (beyond man's knowledge of time like eternity) God created the heavens and the earth. And the earth was (became) without form, and void; (because Lucifer, Satan) was cast into it. And darkness was upon the face of the deep. (because Satan had become darkness from rebelling against the light and truth of God in heaven who he had created to be the highest of archangels in heaven with tremendous glory above all the angels but he became envious of the most High God above him). He told the first lie to all the angels that he was above God himself and one third of the angels believed him rather than God which caused him and his fellow angels that believed him to lose their first estate forever and they all immediately fell as a stars from heaven into the core of the earth known as eternal hell, a place of darkness and an invisible fire to dwell in that is the hottest fire that is known to scientists that exists. And the invisible Spirit of God (Who is an invisible consuming fire) moved upon the face of the waters. And God said, "Let there be light." And it immediately came to pass and there was (became) light. And God called the light day. and the darkness he called night (to remind man that there is a vast difference between the darkness of Satan and the Light of God Almighty).
Just read Genesis 1; Isaiah 14; and Revelation 12 in the Holy Bible and start believing the whole of it and you will be a different person when you come to know the grace of God through faith in His Word.
 
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Chemicals in ancient ocean rocks hint that 3.2 billion years ago, the surface of a baby Earth was continent-free and covered by a global ocean.

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This is neat in several respects. It gives a consistent continental area with older work. And it strengthens the recent result of life having evolved around ocean vents since life founding biochemical production happened there and in the same way as adopted in the first cells [ https://phys.org/news/2020-03-groundwork-life.html ].

Their preferred model gives a very neat result of 3-5 % the current continental surface as "subaerial" (exposed to atmosphere), or ~ 0.7*4 = 2.8 % of the total surface area as continent at 3.2 Ga. This is a fair fit to older results that has the same general model resulting in "only 2–3% of the Earth's area consisted of emerged continental crust by around 2.5 Ga" combined with a very rapid increase hereafter [ https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0012821X08005748 ].

The older paper has the continental crust mostly under magma and/or ocean due to it being thinner with the then hotter mantle. The quick subaerial rise is suggested to explain the quick change from CO2 to O2 dominated atmosphere due to several changes in erosion gas sinks.
 
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In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.
2 And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters
So now they are getting somewhere, science always seems to come around to creation...
 
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There are 3.7 billion year-old sedimentary rocks with evidence of life, stromatolites with cyanobacteria releasing free oxygen. They occur in Greenland, not in Western Australia.

 
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In the beginning, (beyond man's knowledge of time like eternity) God created the heavens and the earth. And the earth was (became) without form, and void; (because Lucifer, Satan) was cast into it. And darkness was upon the face of the deep. (because Satan had become darkness from rebelling against the light and truth of God in heaven who he had created to be the highest of archangels in heaven with tremendous glory above all the angels but he became envious of the most High God above him). He told the first lie to all the angels that he was above God himself and one third of the angels believed him rather than God which caused him and his fellow angels that believed him to lose their first estate forever and they all immediately fell as a stars from heaven into the core of the earth known as eternal hell, a place of darkness and an invisible fire to dwell in that is the hottest fire that is known to scientists that exists. And the invisible Spirit of God (Who is an invisible consuming fire) moved upon the face of the waters. And God said, "Let there be light." And it immediately came to pass and there was (became) light. And God called the light day. and the darkness he called night (to remind man that there is a vast difference between the darkness of Satan and the Light of God Almighty).
Just read Genesis 1; Isaiah 14; and Revelation 12 in the Holy Bible and start believing the whole of it and you will be a different person when you come to know the grace of God through faith in His Word.
Much of what you said is has no truth to it. For example, the term Lucifer (in the King James Bible, Catholic Douay and Latin Vulgate at Isa 14:12) is a Latin word that is derived from the Hebrew hehlel that literally means "shining one" or even "morning star", that is used just once in the Bible "in the sense of brightness" (H1966, Strong's Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible), and is NOT applied to Satan, but to the Babylonian dynasty of kings, especially to king Nebuchadnezzar (reigned 624-581 B.C.E.).

At Isaiah 14:16, it gives this information to show that it is a man, not an angel, saying: "They that shall see thee shall turn toward thee and behold thee, Is this the MAN that troubled the earth, that shook kingdoms".(Catholic Douay)

And then at Isaiah 14:22, this is further confirmed, saying: "For I will rise up against them, saith Lord of hosts, and cut off from Babylon the name, and remnant, and son, and nephew, saith the Lord".(King James Bible) Hence, the expression Lucifer is not referring to Satan, but to the Babylonian dynasty of kings who sought to "be like the Most High".(Isa 14:14)

In addition, the belief in "hell" has long been propagated as "truth", but is in fact a falsehood. Have you not read Jeremiah 32:35, that states: "And they (the apostate nation of Israel) built the high places of Baal, which are in the valley of the son of Hinnom, to cause their sons and daughters to pass through the fire unto Molech, which I commanded them NOT, neither came it into my mind, that they should do this ABOMINATION, to cause Judah to SIN".(King James Bible)

So, the burning of anyone is an "abomination" and "sin" in God's eyes (Note:God's personal name is Jehovah, Ps 83:18, King James Bible), and exposes the lie that he burns "bad people" in a "hellfire". For those who followed the wicked practice of burning their children in the fire to Molech (Jer 7:31), Jeremiah 7:32, 33 states: "Therefore, behold, the days come, saith the Lord, that it shall be no more be called Topheth, nor the valley of the son of Hinnom (outside Jerusalem's south wall), but the valley of slaughter: for they shall bury in Tophet, till there be no place. And the carcasses of this people shall be meat for the fowls of the heavens, and for the beasts of the earth; and none shall fray (or scare them) away".

The false teaching of a "hellfire" originated most likely from ancient Babylon, that was a center of religious lies.(Isa 47:9, 12, 13) And at Matthew 5:22, 30, the words "hell fire" is used by the King James and Catholic Douay Bibles, giving the impression of an everlasting fire for "bad people".

However, Jesus used the Greek word Gehenna, that means "everlasting destruction", not "everlasting fire" (Jesus used the term "fiery Gehenna" [Greek pur geena) to denote complete destruction, for when something is burned up, it is destroyed, not tormented), to show that anyone who displays an unremorseful contempt or hatred for another, upon death, will never be dead forever, with no hope of a resurrection.

At Revelation 20:13, the King James Bible reads of "hell": "And the (symbolic) sea (or restless masses of mankind, see Isa 57:20, 21), gave up the dead which were in it; and death and hell delivered up the dead which were in them".

So, the Bible "hell" will be emptied of its dead people, for the Greek word used there is Hades, that means mankind's common grave, not a place of fiery torment.
 
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Ancient Babylon? What continent was that on? The chemicals in the early Archean ocean wound up in minerals in sedimentary rocks containing organic carbon from photosynthetic life. This occurred on two different continents, not just one.
 
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In the beginning, (beyond man's knowledge of time like eternity) God created the heavens and the earth. And the earth was (became) without form, and void; (because Lucifer, Satan) was cast into it. And darkness was upon the face of the deep. (because Satan had become darkness from rebelling against the light and truth of God in heaven who he had created to be the highest of archangels in heaven with tremendous glory above all the angels but he became envious of the most High God above him). He told the first lie to all the angels that he was above God himself and one third of the angels believed him rather than God which caused him and his fellow angels that believed him to lose their first estate forever and they all immediately fell as a stars from heaven into the core of the earth known as eternal hell, a place of darkness and an invisible fire to dwell in that is the hottest fire that is known to scientists that exists. And the invisible Spirit of God (Who is an invisible consuming fire) moved upon the face of the waters. And God said, "Let there be light." And it immediately came to pass and there was (became) light. And God called the light day. and the darkness he called night (to remind man that there is a vast difference between the darkness of Satan and the Light of God Almighty).
Just read Genesis 1; Isaiah 14; and Revelation 12 in the Holy Bible and start believing the whole of it and you will be a different person when you come to know the grace of God through faith in His Word.
While your derived theories of God's battle with Satan may not have occurred as you describe them there is freedom from death if you believe in the only name under the whole heaven or earth that can save, His name is Jesus. I have added this scripture because just as Elihu told Job in Job 36; verse 22-26 Behold, God is exhalted in his power; who is a teacher like him? Who has prescribed for him his way, or who can say, 'You have done wrong?' Remember to extol his work, of which men have sung. All mankind has looked on it; man beholds it from afar. Behold, God is great, and we know him not; the number of his years is unsearchable. Or when God answers Job 38; verse 1-22 Then the Lord answered Job out of the whirlwind and said. "Who is this that darkens counsel by words without knowledge? Dress for action like a man; I will question you, and you make it known to me. "Where were you when I laid the foundation of the earth? Tell me, if you have understanding. Who determined its measurements-surely you know! Or who stretched the line upon it? On what were its basis sunk, or who laid its cornerstone, when the morning stars sang together and all the sons of God shouted for joy? "Or who shut in the sea with doors when it burst out of the womb, when I made clouds its garments and thick darkness its swaddling band, and prescribed limits for it and set bars and doors, and said, Thus far shall you go, and no farther, and here shall your proud waves be stayed"? "Have you commanded the morning since your days began, and caused the dawn to know its place, that it might take hold of the skirts of Earth, and the wicked shaken out of it? It is changed like clay under the seal, and its features stand out like a garment. From the wicked their light is withheld, and their uplifted arm is broken. "Have you entered into the springs of the sea, or walked in the recesses of the deep? Have the gates of death been revealed to you, or have you seen the gates of deep darkness? Have you comprehended the expanse of the earth? Declare, if you know all of this. "Where is the way to the dwelling of the light, and where is the place of darkness, that you may take it to its territory and that you may discern the paths to its home? You know, for you were born then, and the number of your days is great! End of Passage, Jesus did not rebuke or clarify any of the old Testament passages. If He didn't then I would caution you to follow His lead. 2 Timothy 3: 16-17 All scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, equiped for every good work.
 
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Could you take your evangelizing erroneous superstition somewhere else than on science sites? For instance, we do know cosmological time at 0.15 % uncertainty, while suoerstition know nothing or false (as here).
Those erroneous superstitions written in the Holy Bible, which I am certain you have never read from cover to cover. The ones you cut down before even ample inspection or due examination. Your no scientist and any scientist who throws 1000 of years of human history and transcripts without inspection is an idiot. Don't forget to read about Jesus and how he saves you from an eternal darkness separated from God and anything good. Do some inspection first before you open your blasphemous no knowledged mouth.
 
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During the period before lava gets solidified, there was a dense cloud that surrounds the earth upto 400 kilometers high. This cloud poured rain in the form of acid that contains heavy sodium and many other chemicals. Over a period of time, the cycle of rain filtered out many chemicals and became present day water. In future, sea water will become drinkable.
 
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It's nothing to discuss on continent formation if looking not for devine, but earthy.
Byproducts of nuclear reactions formatted ocean, of which impact on further exhaust products lead to more consistent masses of stones and soil atop.
It lasted not 7 days, of course.
 
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During the period before lava gets solidified, there was a dense cloud that surrounds the earth upto 400 kilometers high. This cloud poured rain in the form of acid that contains heavy sodium and many other chemicals. Over a period of time, the cycle of rain filtered out many chemicals and became present day water. In future, sea water will become drinkable.
Drinkable? Sweet dreams.
 
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Much of what you said is has no truth to it. For example, the term Lucifer (in the King James Bible, Catholic Douay and Latin Vulgate at Isa 14:12) is a Latin word that is derived from the Hebrew hehlel that literally means "shining one" or even "morning star", that is used just once in the Bible "in the sense of brightness" (H1966, Strong's Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible), and is NOT applied to Satan, but to the Babylonian dynasty of kings, especially to king Nebuchadnezzar (reigned 624-581 B.C.E.).

At Isaiah 14:16, it gives this information to show that it is a man, not an angel, saying: "They that shall see thee shall turn toward thee and behold thee, Is this the MAN that troubled the earth, that shook kingdoms".(Catholic Douay)

And then at Isaiah 14:22, this is further confirmed, saying: "For I will rise up against them, saith Lord of hosts, and cut off from Babylon the name, and remnant, and son, and nephew, saith the Lord".(King James Bible) Hence, the expression Lucifer is not referring to Satan, but to the Babylonian dynasty of kings who sought to "be like the Most High".(Isa 14:14)

In addition, the belief in "hell" has long been propagated as "truth", but is in fact a falsehood. Have you not read Jeremiah 32:35, that states: "And they (the apostate nation of Israel) built the high places of Baal, which are in the valley of the son of Hinnom, to cause their sons and daughters to pass through the fire unto Molech, which I commanded them NOT, neither came it into my mind, that they should do this ABOMINATION, to cause Judah to SIN".(King James Bible)

So, the burning of anyone is an "abomination" and "sin" in God's eyes (Note:God's personal name is Jehovah, Ps 83:18, King James Bible), and exposes the lie that he burns "bad people" in a "hellfire". For those who followed the wicked practice of burning their children in the fire to Molech (Jer 7:31), Jeremiah 7:32, 33 states: "Therefore, behold, the days come, saith the Lord, that it shall be no more be called Topheth, nor the valley of the son of Hinnom (outside Jerusalem's south wall), but the valley of slaughter: for they shall bury in Tophet, till there be no place. And the carcasses of this people shall be meat for the fowls of the heavens, and for the beasts of the earth; and none shall fray (or scare them) away".

The false teaching of a "hellfire" originated most likely from ancient Babylon, that was a center of religious lies.(Isa 47:9, 12, 13) And at Matthew 5:22, 30, the words "hell fire" is used by the King James and Catholic Douay Bibles, giving the impression of an everlasting fire for "bad people".

However, Jesus used the Greek word Gehenna, that means "everlasting destruction", not "everlasting fire" (Jesus used the term "fiery Gehenna" [Greek pur geena) to denote complete destruction, for when something is burned up, it is destroyed, not tormented), to show that anyone who displays an unremorseful contempt or hatred for another, upon death, will never be dead forever, with no hope of a resurrection.

At Revelation 20:13, the King James Bible reads of "hell": "And the (symbolic) sea (or restless masses of mankind, see Isa 57:20, 21), gave up the dead which were in it; and death and hell delivered up the dead which were in them".

So, the Bible "hell" will be emptied of its dead people, for the Greek word used there is Hades, that means mankind's common grave, not a place of fiery torment.
You can say what does this have to do with the topic. I would say, since we are joisting as gentleman/woman and God has been called out as a hoax. The topic of God and the everlasting decision of whether to trust Him, far out weighs the topic covered in water described in Genesis 1; verse 8-10 And God called the expanse Heaven. And there was evening and there was morning, the second day. And God said, "Let the waters under the heavens be gathered together into one place, and let the dry land appear." And it was so. God called the dry land Earth, and the waters that were gathered together he called seas.

Sarcastically, Jesus was not confused when he said in Matthew 13; verse 41-42, The Son of Man will send his angels, and they will gather out of his kingdom all causes of sin and all law-breakers, and throw them into a fiery furnace. In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth. Or again in versus 49-50 So it will be at the close of the age. The angels will come out and separate the evil from the righteous and throw them into a fiery furnace. In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth. 2 Peter; verse 4 For if God did not spare angels when they sinned, but cast them into hell and committed them to chains of gloomy darkness to be kept until judgement; the verse continues on. Read Revelation 11; verse 15- 19 for corroborating evidence along with Revelation 19; verse 19-21.

God saved the best for last....Revelation 20; verse 10-15 and the devil who had deceived them was thrown into the lake of fire and sulphur where the beast and the false prophet were, and they will be tormented day and night forever and ever. Then I saw a great white thrown and him who was seated on it. From his presence earth and sky fled away, and no place was found for them. And I saw the dead, great and small, standing before the throne, and books were opened. Then another book was opened, which is the book of life. And the dead were judged by what was written in the books, according to what they had done. And the sea gave up the dead who were in it, Death and Hades gave up the dead who were in them, and they were judged, each one of them, according to what they had done. Then Death and Hades were thrown into the lake of fire. This is the second death, the lake of fire. And if anyone's name was not found written in the book of life, he was thrown into the fire. Further read Revelation 21; verse 1-26. Verse 27 But nothing unclean will ever enter it, nor anyone who does what is detestable or false, but only those who are written in the Lamb's book of life.

And closing, have you believed in, trusted in, and received blessings by the holy spirit received at baptism? If not I am afraid your life of searching for false knowledge and wisdom will be meaningless. Your science acknowledgements, achievements, and awards will be as dust in the wind. No one will remember you or acknowledge if you don't begin with one name, Jesus! Amen and Amen
 
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It's nothing to discuss on continent formation if looking not for devine, but earthy.
Byproducts of nuclear reactions formatted ocean, of which impact on further exhaust products lead to more consistent masses of stones and soil atop.
It lasted not 7 days, of course.
When God is a being you do not understand because we are not capable. What is time? When God is omnipresent, which if the word was not created to explain God. Then why was the word founded in the first place? With definition of it according to meriam-webster Omnipresent - present in all places at all times.

You would scientifically believe that a random astroid or better yet multiple astroids all randomly struck the earth. While carrying 326,000,000,000,000,000,000 gallons (326 million trillion gallons) or (1.26e21 liters) with a mass of 1.35e18 metric tonnes, which is 1/4400 of earths total mass struck the earth. The average speed of an astroid moving 25 kilometers per second, I would suspect that was a massive strike. All of this randomness just occurs, right. I mean out of any chaos you get intelligent design. That infallible beings more sophisticated than anything we understand just happen if you just give it time.

Believing all of it with your whole heart instead just trusting in an actual God who created it.
 
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Please remember that water vapor is ten times as powerful greenhouse gas as CO2 - with 100% of the surface water covered I suspect that a self reinforced warming cycle would hav happened, the oceans boiled and the Earth being turned into a second Venus - in short, I doubt it
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It's taking these creation deniers a long time to figure these things out but they will get there eventually. Have patience. Those of us who have already read the Bible already knew the world had no continents and was completely covered by water at one point. Also we already guessed that oxygen would be richer in the past. That's why we find dragonflies with the wingspan of around 2 ft. Things grew much bigger in the pre-flood era. My guess is that by the end of my lifetime the whole Evolutionary faith based belief system will be abandoned along with its timeline of billions of years in favor of the Biblical timeline of about 6,000 years. There is no longer any excuse to believe in the naturalistic worldview anymore. I've studied science for a long time and let me tell you the more I study it the more it points me towards an intelligent creator. If you study science from an unbiased point of view you will ultimately come to the same conclusion.
 
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Could you take your evangelizing erroneous superstition somewhere else than on science sites? For instance, we do know cosmological time at 0.15 % uncertainty, while suoerstition know nothing or false (as here).
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The evolutionary worldview isn't part of science. It's 100% a religious belief. Nobody can know for sure how life came about. Therefore the only other option is to "Believe" how it happened. I can't stand when people make the mistake of thinking the Evolutionary worldview is part of science.
 

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