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New Scientific Evidence for the Flood
Genesis 7:20
"Fifteen cubits upward did the waters prevail; and the mountains were covered."
If there was a great worldwide Flood, as described in Genesis, such a catastrophe certainly should have left obvious evidence of itself all over the world. Scientists who believe in creation say that...
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The "How" of Creation

Author: 
Pastor Paul A. Bartz

BIBLE STUDY:
Bible Study: The "How" of Creation

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Creation: Meaning, Order, Purpose

Author: 
Robin Fish

Creation is the doctrine which undergirds all other doctrines. It tells us about God, and what the word "God" means, at least in part. We know nothing about God if we know nothing about creation. If we know about creation, and believe, we can understand our basic relationship to God, who He is and what claim He has on our lives and how we live them. It is this understanding that gives us a sense of natural order in our lives, gives us the knowledge of a greater purpose in our lives and gives us meaning or value to our very being.

The Amazing Scientific Accuracy of the Bible

Author: 
Pastor Walter Lang

(By Walter Lang, executive director of the Bible-Science Association. This is a condensation of the essay delivered at the Creation Seminar at Lucerne, California, August 7-12, 1967, and at Biola College, La Mirada, California, September 9, 1967)

Problems In Defending the Science of the Bible

Footnotes: 

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Creation and Evolution

Author: 
(This is a condensed version of an essay submitted by Alfred

In our time many people believe that the creation account is a myth and they deny what the Bible says regarding the flood of Noah. No wisdom of man or scientific knowledge can solve the mystery of creation; only God can tell us in His book, the Bible.

To understand the tragedy of the Flood, we must answer the question, "Are the masses of water now on earth in the same places as when God created the earth?" Land masses now comprise only 21 percent to 22 percent of the earth's surface while the remaining 78 or 79 percent is water. According to the Bible it has not always been so.

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Copyright ? 1972 Bible Science Newsletter. Creation Moments, Inc. PO Box 839 Foley, MN 56329 800-422-4253 www.creationmoments.com

Prominent British Scientists

Author: 
Luther D. Sunderland

Francis CrickThree former staunch evolutionists have recently publicly challenged the basic foundations of evolution theory. Astronomers Sir Fred Hoyle and Chandra Wickramasinghe and palenotologist Colin Patterson have put the scientific world into a spin by renouncing essential tenets of the very theory on which they had built their careers without accepting the creation alternative.

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Photo: Francis Crick. Courtesy of Marc Lieberman. (CC-BY-SA 2.5)

Genesis Stands!

Author: 
Richard Niessen, Bernard Northrup and David Watson

    Is the Gap Theory a Biblical Option?

by Richard Niessen

 The Gap Theory Scenario

Footnotes: 

[1]Thomas Chalmers, The Works of Thomas Chalmers On Natural Theology (Giasgow: Wm. Collins & Co., n.d.).

 

[2]Bernard Ramm, The Christian View of Science and Scripture, (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1954), pp. 195 ff. Arthur Custance, Without Form and Void, (Brockville, Canada: Doorway Publishers, 1970).

 

[3]See the author's "Significant Discrepancies Between Theistic Evolution and the Bible" in the Creation Research Society Quarterly, (March 1980), and "Theistic Evolution and the Day-Age Theory," ICR Impact No. 81 (March 1980).

 

[4]John C. Whitcomb, Jr. and Henry M. Morris, The Genesis Flood (San Diego: Creation-Life Publishers, 1961).

 

[5]Harold Slusher, The Age of the Cosmos (Creation-Life Publishers, 1980); Henry Morris, Scientific Creationism (Creation-Life Publishers, 1974), pp. 131-169.

 

[6]This 98% ratio apparently holds true for the entire Old Testament. Out of 4,900 occurrences, only 64 could be translated as "became" and the rest are translated as "was." Robert E. Kofahl and Kelly L. Segraves, The Creation Explanation (Wheaton, IL: Harold Shaw Publishers, 1975), p. 232.

 

[7]Weston W. Fields, Unformed and Unfilled (Nutley, New Jersey: Presbyterian and Reformed, 1976). This is the most scholarly and refutation of the Gap Theory currently available.

 

[8]John C. Whitcomb, The Early Earth (Grand Rapids: Baker, 1972), p.129

 

[9]This is also a serious objection to the Day-Age Theory.

 

[10]10. The Bible states that the sun, moon, and stars were not created until the fourth day - three days after the formation of the earth (Gen. 1:14-19). In an attempt to retain the essentially evolutionary cosmology of the sun and stars before the earth, Scofield claims that the sun and moon were created in the beginning. The light of Gen. 1:3-4 came from the sun, but a heavy cloud cover obscured the sky for the first three days (Scofield Reference Bible, p. 3). This interpretation is clearly forced and is against the obvious sense of Gen. 1:14-11) that the heavenly bodies were not in existence until that time. For a discussion of the problem of light before the sun, see the author's article "Biblical Indications of a Rotating Earth," Bible-Science Newsletter (December 1980), pp. 1-3.

 

[11]There is a disagreement over whether the waters peaked at the 40th or at the 150th day.

 

[12]For a detailed breakdown of the various stages in the Flood scenario, see Whitcomb and Morris, The Genesis Flood, p. 3.

 

[13]Arthur C. Custance, Without Form and Void (Brockville, Canada: Doorway Publishers, 1970); The Flood: Local or Global? (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1979); Bernard Ramm, The Christian View of Science and Scripture (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1954, pp. 229-249).

 

Rebutting the World's Most Famous Atheist

Author: 
Mark Cadwallader

Richard Dawkins, the world's most famous out-of-the-closet living atheist and evolutionary biologist, said in an interview with Salon Magazine: "For a long time it seemed clear to just about everybody that the beauty and elegance of the world seemed to be prima facie evidence for a divine creator. "

How Fixed Are The Species?

Author: 
Steven T. Cook

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In the early to mid-1800's, the views of creationists included the idea that species were permanent and non-changing. This is now known as "The Fixity of the Species."

Footnotes: 

Copyright © 1986 Bible Science Newsletter, Rev. Steven T. Cook. Creation Moments, Inc. PO Box 839, Foley, MN 56329 800-422-4253 www.creationmoments.com

The Creation Basis of Evangelism

Author: 
Paul A. Bartz

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How do you witness to someone about Christ? Especially if that person is well educated and really committed to evolution? Your first response is "I believe in creation but I cannot argue science with this person."

Footnotes: 

© 1987 Bible Science Newsletter, Pastor Paul A. Bartz. Creation Moments, Inc. PO Box 839, Foley, MN 56329
800-422-4253 www.creationmoments.com

Can You Trust Your Textbook?

Author: 
Ian Taylor

1. Public school textbooks on Biology, Earth sciences, and Human society generally well-present the facts; it is the interpretation of those facts that is currently under fire and of concern. Without exception, the interpretation is from the evolutionary perspective and serves to colour the very words that are used in the text. Textbooks on Human anthropology are notoriously bad in this respect.

Footnotes: 

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Evolutionism Was Prophesied

Author: 
Robin D. Fish.

Darwinism was originally found so acceptable by so many because it provided the mechanism for evolution, so men could understand all that exists as not needing a Creator. Today, however, Darwinism is all but dead, killed by the lack of positive evidence, and by the growth of human knowledge in dozens of areas. Still, evolutionism persists. Evolution is called a "fact" even if we can see no way it could have happened. This irrational position seems surprising until one realizes that evolutionism was prophesied.

Footnotes: 

Copyright © 1985 Bible Science Newsletter, Pastor Robin D. Fish.
Creation Moments, Inc. PO Box 839 Foley, MN 56329 800-422-4253 www.creationmoments.com

Evidence of God's Planning

Author: 
Pastor Robin D. Fish.

Remember the early science-fiction movies? They always had a moral to the story. Usually one of the main characters would recite it in the closing in moments of the film. The moral always went something like, "There are certain areas where man is not meant to meddle."

Footnotes: 

© 1987 Bible Science Newsletter, Pastor Robin D. Fish.
Creation Moments, Inc. PO Box 839 Foley, MN 56329 800-422-4253 www.creationmoments.com

God's Creation of Genetic Principles

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Do the existence of dinosaurs contradict biblical creation?

The subject of dinosaurs captures the fancy of every school kid. They are told that dinosaurs lived millions of years ago, long before any human walked upon the earth. In this way, many children are introduced to the doctrine of evolution.

Compromise and the Faith

Ian Taylor1. The discovery of the colored peoples by the Caucasian Christian West in the 16th century caused some to doubt that the Genesis Flood had been universal since the only family on the Ark were surely Caucasion! Later, at the time of the Industrial Revolution and during the search for coal and minerals, it was realized that rocks appeared in layers or stratum, each of different composition from those layers above and below.

A Pre-Flood Biosphere

Author: 
by Mark Cadwallader

Speaking of magnetic fields, atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations and "geoengineering" brings us to an interesting ongoing topic of creationist endeavors--describing conditions of the world before it was radically changed by the flood of Noah.
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The earth has survived some very catastrophic change, and even evolutionists admit that at different times in earth's history climate conditions were quite different from what they are today.
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Footnotes: 

1. NASA Tech Briefs, "Superconductivity at Your Fingertips," Vol. 12, No.4, April 1988.

2. Morris, J.D., The Young Earth, Master Books, El Cajon, CA, 1994.

All Biblical Doctrines Rest on Creation

Author: 
Pastor Paul A. Bartz

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Footnotes: 

Copyright © 1984 Bible Science Newsletter, Pastor Paul A. Bartz. Creation Moments, Inc. PO Box 839, Foley, MN 56329
800-422-4253 www.creationmoments.com

Can A Christian Be An Evolutionist?

Author: 
Robin Fish

The Bible clearly teaches Creation. Only those who desire to distort and destroy the Scriptures would say otherwise. Many wonder why there is a question for any Christian whether to believe evolution or creation. They often ask the question in the title of this Bible study, "Can a Christian be an evolutionist" Unless we are willing to usurp God's position and become the Judge of Man, we must acknowledge that there are professing Christians who also believe the myth of evolution.

Footnotes: 

Copyright © 1985 Bible Science Newsletter, Pastor Robin Fish. Creation Moments, Inc. PO Box 839 Foley, MN 56329
800-422-4253 www.creationmoments.com

Science In Genesis One

Author: 
Paul A. Bartz

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We often hear that the Bible is "not a book of science." In the sense that one would not use Holy Scripture as a laboratory guide to dissect a frog, this is true. Yet the Bible is the necessary preface or introduction for any course on science (as well as every other area of life). We can see this illustrated as we examine the science in Genesis Chapter one.

Footnotes: 

Copyright © 1983 Bible Science Newsletter, Pastor Paul A. Bartz. Creation Moments, Inc.
PO Box 839 Foley, MN 56329 800-422-4253 www.creationmoments.com

Why Is Creation Opposed?

Author: 
Paul A. Bartz

People find many different reasons for opposing creationism. Some are simply ignorant of the scientific and Biblical points that support the creationist worldview. Very often people really believe that evolution has been proven as fact. But beneath all the reasons which those who oppose creation might give, there is one root reason why creation is so strongly opposed - evolution provides the intellectual justification to evaluate one's life without considering responsibility to a Creator.

Footnotes: 

Copyright © 1985 Bible Science Newsletter, Pastor Paul A. Bartz.
Creation Moments, Inc. PO Box 839, Foley, MN 56329 800-422-4253 www.creationmoments.com

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