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I'm trying to picture how all these races came to be from one original race "Adam and Eve". Black, White, Chinese, Aboriginy, Hindu etc., people look extremely different from different regions. I guess Adam and Eve must've possessed the jeans of all the races we see in the world today? Thoughts?

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God the Father is the source of creation, and he is in charge. The Father is a creator..1 Cor 8:6 But we know that there is only one God, the Father, who created everything, and we live for him. And there is only one Lord, Jesus Christ, through whom God made everything and through whom we have been given life.

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They were the human race

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They were the human race

Of course they were lol, I mean ethnic race/backround.
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God the Father is the source of creation, and he is in charge. The Father is a creator..1 Cor 8:6 But we know that there is only one God, the Father, who created everything, and we live for him. And there is only one Lord, Jesus Christ, through whom God made everything and through whom we have been given life.

Amen but it doesn't really bring light to my question.
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I personally believe all the various races were formed at the time when men were scattered throughout the earth at Babel.  I believe that when God created all the different languages, and scattered the people to different nations, he also gave them a distinct appearance.  That is my opinion. 

 

I don't think that fully answers your question, because it doesn't tell how Adam and Eve looked, and there is no way we can know the answer to that question with absolute certainty.  I would tend to think they probably looked like a typical Jewish person would look, but that is pure speculation, as is everything I said. 

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God the Father is the source of creation, and he is in charge. The Father is a creator..1 Cor 8:6 But we know that there is only one God, the Father, who created everything, and we live for him. And there is only one Lord, Jesus Christ, through whom God made everything and through whom we have been given life.

Amen but it doesn't really bring light to my question.

 

 

If you have faith that the Father is the creator then it does bring light. It all goes back to faith. This is the Father who created the universe, he knows what he's doing.

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Or is it possible that other humans were created after Adam and Eve?

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God the Father is the source of creation, and he is in charge. The Father is a creator..1 Cor 8:6 But we know that there is only one God, the Father, who created everything, and we live for him. And there is only one Lord, Jesus Christ, through whom God made everything and through whom we have been given life.

Amen but it doesn't really bring light to my question.

 

If you have faith that the Father is the creator then it does bring light. It all goes back to faith. This is the Father who created the universe, he knows what he's doing.

I know that DRS, I know he's the creator of ALL.
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Our pastor preached on this once, with all the genetics. Sadly, I don't remember the details. lol. But my first reaction was Jade's.

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I personally believe all the various races were formed at the time when men were scattered throughout the earth at Babel.  I believe that when God created all the different languages, and scattered the people to different nations, he also gave them a distinct appearance.  That is my opinion.

Maybe He did when He scattered them to different nations, but it's kind of hard to believe that a white person could turn into a Black person, or a Chinese person into a Hindu etc.
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I personally believe all the various races were formed at the time when men were scattered throughout the earth at Babel.  I believe that when God created all the different languages, and scattered the people to different nations, he also gave them a distinct appearance.  That is my opinion.

Maybe He did when He scattered them to different nations, but it's kind of hard to believe that a white person could turn into a Black person, or a Chinese person into a Hindu etc.

 

It is kind of hard to imagine him changing everyone's language too, but he did that.  One minute, everyone speaks in the same tongue, and then only small groups can communicate with each other.  One minute, they are all building this tower and planning on staying together in one small area, and then God scatters the people throughout the earth. 

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http://bible-truth.org/race.htm

I would recommend reading this whole article for the background information.

 

The Tower of Babel.
Genesis 11:1—9

     The search for a correct understanding of the varieties of man (races) is found within these passages. To begin, verse one states that all mankind spoke the same language. This is completely contradictory to evolution, which teaches that language evolved from animal sounds to speech, and finally to language. Because there was no language barrier, all men on earth conversed freely with all others. Just think of what that would do toward relieving international tensions today. Men could communicate with each other with full understanding; however, man lost that ability due to his sin.

     Such was the situation at the tower of Babel. The people congregated and built a great city which was in direct opposition to God's expressed command to scatter and populate the earth. (Genesis 9:1) Because of their disobedience, God "confounded" their language and scattered them over all the earth (Gen. 11:7-8). The scattering of these groups all over the earth, which created genetic isolation, is the real cause for the origin of modern races of people.

     The act of confounding the language of man records that many different languages were created and that each family of people had their own separate language. This division was not based on skin color or physical characteristics, but on familial relationships. Families or tribes of people were given a common language, and they separated from other groups speaking a different language. The passage also says that God scattered them over the entire surface of the world. It is important to realize just what was occurring in this incident. As the people began to group themselves together, based on their common language, they began to migrate in all directions away from Babel. At Babel, they were a homogeneous people, but with God giving them different languages, they separated and in time became heterogeneous.

     God did not indiscriminately change the languages among the people, because to do so would have broken up and confounded families. The genealogies in Genesis 10 extend beyond the time of confusion of languages so it would seem that God kept families together by giving them the same language. Furthermore, Genesis 10:5 states that God divided them by language, family and nations.

     At this point, it is very important to keep in mind that as these groups of people migrated further from the Middle East they became isolated from other groups. This separation caused isolation from other groups resulted in breeding within a specific smaller number people. Because of isolation, genetics then began to limit the physical characteristics of their offspring as the dominate genes began to emerge.

***snip***

CONCLUSION

 

 

     As Noah's decedents migrated from the Middle East after the Tower of Babel, their numbers grew smaller as they extended further out. As the groups grew smaller, close kin inter-married and the certain genes within the human gene pool became dominate, while others became latent. Within a few generations, these genes produced the skin color, hair color and texture, bone structure and other physical characteristics that made each group distinctive within its isolated geographical area. Generally, the people of northern Europe were white. South Africans were black. People of the Middle East and the Far East were yellow.

     This paper has tried to show that the findings of modern science in genetics have offered a reasonable and logical model, which when combined with Scripture, explains how the races came to be. I have deliberately ignored the evolutionary model of the origin of races in this paper, as my primary purpose was to present a biblical and scientific model. There is no empirical evidence for the hypothesis of evolution and it has never been shown that evolution happened in any degree. Evolution in all aspects, including theistic evolution, is contrary to the Word of God and true science. All of the empirical evidence supports the Creation Model. The lie of evolution has been the source of ethnic genocide since its inception. This false humanistic idea has been at the heart of the decline in morals of the once great United States. At best, evolution's explanation for the origin of race is silly and a child's fairy tale.

    The model or explanation or the origin of race as presented in this paper can afford the Christian with a basic understanding of how race came to be. It is easily understood when all the evidence is considered. Racial differences can never honestly be said to be the result of curses placed on people by God, or the nonsensical theories of evolution. Race occurred because of the work of the physical laws of human genetics that Almighty God instituted and race has no spiritual significance.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Good question. I thought all languages and races developed from the tower of babel. Not sure how the apperences changed.

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My guess, and that is all it is, is that they were the garden variety of the "Eden"ites.  :whistling:

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http://bible-truth.org/race.htm

I would recommend reading this whole article for the background information.

The Tower of Babel.

Genesis 11:1—9

     The search for a correct understanding of the varieties of man (races) is found within these passages. To begin, verse one states that all mankind spoke the same language. This is completely contradictory to evolution, which teaches that language evolved from animal sounds to speech, and finally to language. Because there was no language barrier, all men on earth conversed freely with all others. Just think of what that would do toward relieving international tensions today. Men could communicate with each other with full understanding; however, man lost that ability due to his sin.

     Such was the situation at the tower of Babel. The people congregated and built a great city which was in direct opposition to God's expressed command to scatter and populate the earth. (Genesis 9:1) Because of their disobedience, God "confounded" their language and scattered them over all the earth (Gen. 11:7-8). The scattering of these groups all over the earth, which created genetic isolation, is the real cause for the origin of modern races of people.

     The act of confounding the language of man records that many different languages were created and that each family of people had their own separate language. This division was not based on skin color or physical characteristics, but on familial relationships. Families or tribes of people were given a common language, and they separated from other groups speaking a different language. The passage also says that God scattered them over the entire surface of the world. It is important to realize just what was occurring in this incident. As the people began to group themselves together, based on their common language, they began to migrate in all directions away from Babel. At Babel, they were a homogeneous people, but with God giving them different languages, they separated and in time became heterogeneous.

     God did not indiscriminately change the languages among the people, because to do so would have broken up and confounded families. The genealogies in Genesis 10 extend beyond the time of confusion of languages so it would seem that God kept families together by giving them the same language. Furthermore, Genesis 10:5 states that God divided them by language, family and nations.

     At this point, it is very important to keep in mind that as these groups of people migrated further from the Middle East they became isolated from other groups. This separation caused isolation from other groups resulted in breeding within a specific smaller number people. Because of isolation, genetics then began to limit the physical characteristics of their offspring as the dominate genes began to emerge.

***snip***

CONCLUSION

     As Noah's decedents migrated from the Middle East after the Tower of Babel, their numbers grew smaller as they extended further out. As the groups grew smaller, close kin inter-married and the certain genes within the human gene pool became dominate, while others became latent. Within a few generations, these genes produced the skin color, hair color and texture, bone structure and other physical characteristics that made each group distinctive within its isolated geographical area. Generally, the people of northern Europe were white. South Africans were black. People of the Middle East and the Far East were yellow.

     This paper has tried to show that the findings of modern science in genetics have offered a reasonable and logical model, which when combined with Scripture, explains how the races came to be. I have deliberately ignored the evolutionary model of the origin of races in this paper, as my primary purpose was to present a biblical and scientific model. There is no empirical evidence for the hypothesis of evolution and it has never been shown that evolution happened in any degree. Evolution in all aspects, including theistic evolution, is contrary to the Word of God and true science. All of the empirical evidence supports the Creation Model. The lie of evolution has been the source of ethnic genocide since its inception. This false humanistic idea has been at the heart of the decline in morals of the once great United States. At best, evolution's explanation for the origin of race is silly and a child's fairy tale.

    The model or explanation or the origin of race as presented in this paper can afford the Christian with a basic understanding of how race came to be. It is easily understood when all the evidence is considered. Racial differences can never honestly be said to be the result of curses placed on people by God, or the nonsensical theories of evolution. Race occurred because of the work of the physical laws of human genetics that Almighty God instituted and race has no spiritual significance.

 

Very good explanation on the link, thank you for that OtherOne and God bless you. It feels good to get the answer to something that bothers your mind, now I feel like I can breathe Aahhh lol.
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Or is it possible that other humans were created after Adam and Eve?

 

If other humans were created after them, then they would not be the origin of all humans, as the bible states. 

 

Nothing in the bible indicates there were others.

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You have to remember that God does not see color.

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You have to remember that God does not see color.

Amen he doesn't take preference in any race.
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Or is it possible that other humans were created after Adam and Eve?

 

If other humans were created after them, then they would not be the origin of all humans, as the bible states. 

 

Nothing in the bible indicates there were others.

Yeah I didn't think so either but threw it out there.
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Blessings Hall, 

     As we have had this conversation already & I really don't want to turn this nice discussion into a science versus creation type thing but I thin our climates,enviornment  & our surroundings play a significant part in our make up ......I do believe we ALL come from but 2 people that were created by our Almighty God exactly as He says He did in Genesis but He also made our DNA & all our imprinting genes & so on......so I do think that over the course of time human beings acclimated to their envoirnments to adapt & function best(I want to stay as far from any scientific language as possible,like natural selection etc...)

    Say ,for example ....the people that migrated to the upper(or lower)most parts of our earth where there is nothing but cold & lots of snow....lets say even Alaska for example....I believe God placed slanted eyes in there genes that would eventually become inherent in reproduction perhaps to protect their eyes from the harsh elements & the glare of the snow on the ground .....and so on from the jungles where the natives have a darker & thicker skin that will be a better shield against brush & not as delicate as maybe someone who is surrounded by a cool & delicate tropical envoirnment........just my thoughts

     In any case,God designed us all,HE knew who would wid up when & where & gave us all the DNA &  chromosomes we needed to best adapt to any envoirnment on the planet

                                                                                                                                            With love,i Christ-Kwik

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I honestly think we will all be surprised when the time comes when we go to Heaven and see Adam and Eve for the first time. They may be the blackest black anyone's ever seen. They may be more pale than a video game nerd stuck in his parents basement. They may even be crisply tan like a South Beach vacationer. I honestly have no idea.

 

Then the question comes back around to, "What race were Noah and his family?" Since the whole population was started over, its hard to picture how maybe Adam and Noah were similar or different even after all those years in between.

 

My best guess would be, Middle-Eastern looking. Short hair from scratch, but it grew out while the concept of haircuts probably wasn't that big of a concern to them.

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I don't think we will even be flesh and blood in heaven, so whatever characteristics we inherited when we were born, won't come with us.  My guess, we will look similar to other Heavenly beings as they were described in the Bible, YHVH's change before he ascended to Heaven is probably what we'd expect to change to.  Our shape will be so pure, it will be translucent.  Like the purest diamond.  Our souls will be able to recognize each other.

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Personally, I think the word "race" should have been left out. There is but one race... human... There are many differing peoples and ethnicities, but only one race. What "race" were Adam and Eve? Human... what ethnicity? All of them as all peoples decended from them. What color was there skin? Don't know. I'll find out when I see them.

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