ANSWER: Actually, what we refer to as cave men were actually fully human Neanderthals. It has been erroneously assumed that Neanderthals lived in caves because, to put it bluntly, they were too stupid to build a proper dwelling. Recent evidence, however, has shown that some Neanderthals did build places in which to live. Living in caves served a dual purpose, as they were many times used as burial grounds.Neanderthal man is a direct descendant of Adam. He was therefore closer to the creation than we are. He was not a product of evolution and did not come from apes who, after who knows how many years, changed in primitive man.
Man's creation, from the Biblical account in Genesis, simply EXCLUDES the evolutionary theory with all its beliefs, including the supposed evolution of man. God preserved for us a written record of His Creation of man in Genesis 1:26 - 30.
In the second chapter of Genesis we see Adam and Eve placed in the Garden of Eden. It was an IDEAL living condition for the first couple of humans to live. It was actually an idyllic living, with God instructing them in the way to live and in His laws.
Scripture tells us that not only did Jesus exist before any cave men were around, he was the actual Creator who made man in the first place and who talked with him in Eden.
1 In the beginning was the Word (the pre-incarnate Jesus) . . . and the Word was God. 3 All things were made through Him, and without Him nothing was made that was made.
" . . . and to make all see what is the fellowship of the mystery, which from the beginning of the ages has been hidden in God who created ALL THINGS through Jesus Christ; " (Ephesians 3:9)
This answer is confirmed by many other Scriptures.