Which Came First -- The Chicken or the Egg?

chickeneggmainSome questions don't ever seem to get resolved. Some matter, and others don't. What about the age-old question of the chicken or the egg? Does the Bible give us a clue, and does it matter?

Few questions have plagued mankind like the chicken-or-the-egg conundrum. Even Aristotle, the philosopher credited as the first to study formal logic, wondered which came first. Chickens come from eggs, and eggs come from chickens -- how can one come before the other?

As with other questions, worldview dictates your answer. Evolutionists assert that birds evolved from reptiles over millions of years, so the reptiles eventually laid the egg that hatched as a chicken. The egg came first.

What do creationists believe? On Day Five of Creation Week, God created "every winged bird according to its kind" (Genesis 1:21). God created mature birds with the ability to reproduce. So the bird was first, ready to lay eggs.

[Read the rest of the article at Answers in Genesis.]