In the Gap theory, also known as Ruin-Restoration theory, it is believed that there were million or even billions of years between the passages Genesis 1:1 and Genesis 1:2. They believed that when God created the heavens and the Earth, complete with dinosaurs and lots of other life as people have dated and found fossils of, that He stopped for a significant amount of time. Some scholars suggest that a catastrophic event occurred due to Lucifer’s fall from heaven to earth. In Gap creationism, the six days of creation were still believed to be literal twenty-four hour days except for the creation of the heavens and the earth.
They were thought to have been over a long period of time compared to the other days. Gap creationism turned out to be progressively appealing close to the finish of the eighteenth century and first half of the nineteenth century, in light of the fact that the recently settled art of topography had confirmed that the Earth was far more aged than normal beliefs Genesis and the Bible-based geography would permit. Gap creation permitted religious geologists, who made the greater part out of the land group at the time, to accommodate their confidence in the Bible with the new specialist of science.
As indicated by the tenet of normal philosophy, science was in this period thought as a second revelation, God’s oath in nature and additionally in Scripture, so the two couldn’t negate each other.Gap theory scholars hold that the requirement for a re-creation, as they decipher Genesis one, ultimately depends on the loss of plants, creature life and surface highlights. This proposed judgment would show up so total as to try and cause the loss of light upon the earth. This obviously suggests the whole close planetary system, if not the universe, was demolished. There can be most likely that such a judgmental demonstration would likewise have a genuine, if not deplorable, impact upon the geographical surface of the earth.
Most Gap defenders put this judgmental disaster only preceding the re-inventive exertion. Be that as it may, its situation in reference to topographical time, toward the start or end, does not expel the accompanying real quandary.