'Young Earth' Christians; Please answer....?

Genesis 1: 1 says; In the Beginning, God created the heavens and the earth." Since no time or age is given for the "beginning", doesn't this verse allow for the geology of the earth to be billions of years old? I also believe in the creation of man as told in Genesis, but I think claims of... show more Genesis 1: 1 says; In the Beginning, God created the heavens and the earth."

Since no time or age is given for the "beginning", doesn't this verse allow for the geology of the earth to be billions of years old?

I also believe in the creation of man as told in Genesis, but I think claims of a 6,000 year old planet are not supported by true science, and not required to believe in the creation account.
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