“Jesus came to save us, not to another planet to save another race of beings,” Ham wrote on Twitter, adding that it’s clear “salvation through Christ is only for the Adamic race,” aka human earthlings.
On the bright side, however, Ham said they won’t need redemption anyway … since they don’t exist. The Bible, according to his strict interpretation, says only Earth was made to be inhabited, “and the other celestial bodies were created for signs, seasons, days, and years,” he tweeted.
Ham was responding to a recent poll that found deeply religious Americans are less likely to believe in intelligent life outside of Earth. He has made similar comments before, writing in 2014, “Jesus did not become the ‘GodKlingon’ or the ‘GodMartian’! Only descendants of Adam can be saved.”
◾️Ham believes Earth is about 6,000 years old.
◾️Pope Francis said he would baptize Martians.
◾️Billy Graham said: “I firmly believe there are intelligent beings like us far away in space who worship God,” he once said, adding that there’s no need to fear such beings since they’re also part of creation.
◾️Arthur C. Clarke said “I’m sure the universe is full of intelligent life. It’s just been too intelligent to come here.