the record of creation, by a race of beings vastly superior in size to men now upon the earth.
I have been shown that without Bible history, geology can prove nothing. Relics found in the earth do give evidence of a state of things differing in many respects from the present. But the time of their existence, and how long a period these things have been in the earth, are only to be understood by Bible history. It may be innocent to conjecture beyond Bible history, if our suppositions do not contradict the facts found in the sacred Scriptures. But when men leave the word of God in regard to the history of creation, and seek to account for God's creative works upon natural principles, they are upon a boundless ocean of uncertainty. Just how God accomplished the work of creation in six literal days he has never revealed to mortals. His creative works are just as incomprehensible as his existence.
“Great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised, and his greatness is unsearchable.”
“Which doeth great things, past finding out; yea, and wonders without number.”
“Which doeth great things, and unsearchable; marvelous things without number.”
God thundereth marvelously with his voice. Great things doeth he, which we cannot comprehend.”
“O, the depth of the riches, both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways past finding