Category Archives: Science and Evolution

Faith without proof is alive and well among the religious and secular

Many religious people trust in their spiritual authority for their religious beliefs. They don’t study the religious text for themselves. They don’t understand how their authorities came by their tenets, so theirs is a personal faith without proof. “All I … Continue reading

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Evolution vs. Creation: Collision of Two Worldviews

Neither creation nor macro-evolution have physical proof for their positions. Rather, each party looks at the scientific data from their own perspective and looks for evidence to support it. For instance, the people who are convinced that macroevolution has occurred … Continue reading

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Why macro-evolution doesn’t make sense

One major barrier against the gradual evolution of relatively simple organisms into complex ones rests on the organism’s inability to understand its environment and adapt to it. For instance, how could a blind organism understand that color is produced by … Continue reading

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Through the sciences we have gained much knowledge about how the world works, so why do we need a god?

This kind of question is usually asked of those in the sciences who are personally pursuing knowledge. If they write a book, they’ll usually write about ancient man’s inability to explain the forces of nature, and so they invented a … Continue reading

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Why are so many of today’s scientists frustrated with the theory of evolution?

Remember when the early scientists thought to prove that life could be created by electricity in an ideal atmosphere? That never really panned out; the proteins created by that method were right-handed proteins and all organic life required left-handed proteins. … Continue reading

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Don’t the days of the creation week actually refer to millions of years?

Is it reasonable to assume that the six creation days in Genesis chapter one were actually extended periods of time, such as millions of years? Let’s step through the six days of creation, assuming that each day is actually an … Continue reading

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Why do so many scientists believe in the Flood account?

Scientists study cause and effect. If there was a world-wide flood over the earth, then it would have left striking marks upon the earth. By piecing together many different discoveries over time, scientists have been able to construct a possible … Continue reading

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Don’t reason and faith contradict each other?

People ask this question because they have an erroneous definition of faith. They think that faith means to believe something without proof. The Bible never uses that definition. On the contrary, the God who said, “Come, let us reason together,” … Continue reading

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Since our chromosomes are similar to an ape’s, isn’t that enough evidence that humans and apes share a common ancestor?

Shared design is not the same thing as shared ancestry. An evolutionist naturally sees all life from the framework of evolution. He interprets data from that standpoint. He sees similar chromosomes in apes and humans and draws the conclusion of … Continue reading

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What leads more scientists today to believe that the world is only 10,000 years old?

John Morris, in his book, The Young Earth, explains the current woeful state of long-earth theorists’ inability to explain the scientific data on behalf of an old universe. Here are some of the highlights of the book: 1. I’ve been … Continue reading

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Why do people say evolution is not proven?

I’ve watched numerous court scenes on television as the prosecutor presents his case against the accused and the defendant’s attorney defends her client with her presentation of the facts. When neither side has more than circumstantial evidence, it is hard … Continue reading

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Why are religious people so interested in evolution and origins?

If life evolved purely by chance, then God had nothing to do with us and we are no different than the animals. (Some Christians believe that God could have created us through the process of evolution. But I can’t accept … Continue reading

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How is it possible for the vegetation to have appeared before the sun?

In the normal order of things, a plant needs the Sun in order to grow. In God’s act of creation, we find that God created vegetation on the third day, and then God created the sun on the fourth day. … Continue reading

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