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Genesis 1:5
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Evolution & Religion

Scripture's Use Of Evidence In Evangelism

Author: 
Pastor Paul Bartz

Note: Creation Moments exists to provide biblically sound materials to the Church in the area of Bible and science relationships. This Bible study may be reproduced for group use.

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

The Religion of Evolution

Author: 
Pastor Paul Bartz

Note: Creation Moments exists to provide Biblically sound materials to the Church in the area of Bible and science relationships. This Bible study may be reproduced for group use.

People find many different reasons for opposing creationism.  Some are simply ignorant of the scientific and biblical points which support the creationist worldview.  Very often people really believe that evolution has been proven as fact.  But in the end, those who refuse the truth are adopting evolution as an alternate religion to the Bible.

Footnotes: 

Copyright © 1988 Bible Science Newsletter, Pastor Paul A. Bartz.
Creation Moments, Inc. PO Box 839, Foley, MN 56329, 800-422-4253 www.creationmoments.com

What Is Truth?

Author: 
Pastor Paul Bartz

1. The gospel of John stresses the themes of truth and light in the context of Christ as creating Son of God and Savior of mankind from sin, death and the devil. In stressing this theme John also contrasts truth and lie. Jesus' words about the devil being the father of lies, untruth being a part of his nature, are in John 8:44. How does this verse contrast with John 18:38-39?

What is Pilate's response to Jesus' use of the word “truth”?

Footnotes: 

Copyright © 1990 Bible Science Newsletter, Pastor Paul A. Bartz. Creation Moments, Inc. PO Box 260 Zimmerman, MN 55398 800-422-4253 www.creationmoments.com

Why Defend Creation

Author: 
Pastor Paul A. Bartz

BIBLE STUDY:
Why Defend Creation

Note: Creation Moments exists to provide Biblically sound materials to the Church in the area of Bible and science relationships. This Bible study may be reproduced for group use.

Footnotes: 

Copyright © 1988 Bible Science Newsletter, Pastor Paul A. Bartz.
Creation Moments, Inc. PO Box 839 Foley, MN 56329 800-422-4253 www.creationmoments.com

A Designed Universe Does Not Mean A Mechanistic Universe

Note: Creation Moments exists to provide Biblically sound materials to the Church in the area of Bible and science relationships. This Bible study may be reproduced for group use.

Footnotes: 

Copyright © 1988 Bible Science Newsletter, author unknown.
Creation Moments, Inc. PO Box 839, Foley, MN 56329 800-422-4253 www.creationmoments.com

Darwins Findings Enlightened By Scripture

Author: 
Paul A. Bartz

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When Charles Darwin studied the life forms of the Galapagos Islands, his views were affected by the common teachings of his day. He was under the impression that to believe in creation, one must believe that God created the plants and animals of any area in that place.

Footnotes: 

Copyright © 1986 Bible Science Newsletter, Pastor Paul A. Bartz. Creation Moments, Inc. PO Box 839, Foley, MN 56329
800-422-4253 www.creationmoments.com

More About Dinosaurs

Author: 
Ian Taylor

1. What did dinosaurs look like? The great French "father of paleontology," Georges Cuvier (1769-1832), established the method of comparative anatomy. This method depends upon knowing the relationship between living creatures and their skeletons. Then, by similar relationships, extinct creatures can be reasonably reconstructed from their fossil (skeletal) remains. For example, both the living hippopotamus and its skeleton is known and from this relationship the extinct hippopotamus (Hippopotmus gorgops) was reconstructed.

Footnotes: 

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Pre-Adamic Man

Author: 
Ian Taylor

Many people hold to the notion that man-like beings existed long before Adam and may even have been his contemporary. The idea is usually hazy and half-formed, while comfort is drawn from the fact that many of the spiritual giants of Christendom have given their approval to pre-Adamic or pre-Adamite man. Those seeking biblical support admit this is not explicit but point out that the Bible makes no claim to be a complete record of the history of the world.

Footnotes: 

Dobbs, Francis. 1800. A Concise View from History... Dublin: J. Jones.

Fleming, Sir John Ambrose. 1935. The Origin of Mankind viewed from the standpoint of revelation & research. London: Marshall, Morgan & Scott.

Kames, Lord (Henry Home). 18

Teaching Evolution - Is There a Better Way?

Author: 
Ian Taylor

1. Today's 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 is being openly questioned. Without exception, that 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 repect.

Footnotes: 

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The Archaeopteryx

1. Archaeopteryx means "early wing" and is the paleontologist's Rosetta stone seemingly providing the perfect evidence for the otherwise elusive transition creatures which should fill the rocks with their fossil remains. First discovered in 1861, it is the purported transition between the dinosaur and the bird; seven specimens are claimed to exist. As we shall see, only the first, second and third specimens are objects of suspicion, the remaining specimens consist merely of reclassified reptiles.

The Baconian Method of Science

1.  The three basic questions that have faced mankind  since the beginning of time are: Where did we come from? Why are we here? Where are we going? Philosophers have attempted to provide answers based upon human wisdom but these answers vary from one philosopher to the next. On the other hand, a great many people believe that there is a God who created everything and gave mankind the Scriptures in which are found the correct answers to those three eternal questions.

Genius, The Problem of

Author: 
Ian Taylor

The December 1, 1986, issue of Time magazine (128:75) reported the case of prodigy Stephen Baccus who, at 17, had just become the youngest known person ever to be sworn in as a lawyer in the United States. He graduated from high school at 12 and from university at 14. Such cases are uncommon and tend to catch the attention of the popular media.

Footnotes: 

Anonymous. 1870. Eclectic Magazine (New York) 12:383.

Bousfield, W.A., and H. Barry. 1933. American Journal of Psychology 45:353.

Brackman, Arnold C. 1980. A Delicate Arrangement. New York: Times Books.

Burt, Cyril. 1965. New Scientist (London) 28:122.

Encyclopaedia Judaica. 1971. Mnemonics. 12:187.

Horowitz, William A., et al. 1965. American Journal of Psychiatry 121:1075.

Hunter, Ian M.L. 1962. British Journal of Psychology 53:243.

Juda, Adele. 1949. American Journal of Psychiatry 106:296.

Kipling, Rudyard. 1937. Something of Myself for My Friends  ... . London Macmillan.

Loewi, Otto. 1953. From the Workshop of Discoveries. Lawrence, KS: U. of Kansas Press.

Schott, Emmett L. 1931. Journal of Abnormal Psychology 26:94.

Stevenson, Robert Louis. 1892. A chapter on dreams in: Across the Plains. In: The Travels

                                       and Essays of R.L.S. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons.

Stratton, George M. 1917. Psychological Review 24:244.

Taylor, Ian T. 1984. In the Minds of Men. Toronto: TFE Publishing.

Tyrrell, George N. 1946. The Personality of Man. London, Penguin Books.

Evolutionism Prophesied in Scripture!

Author: 
Pastor Paul A. Bartz

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Goal: The goal of this study is to show how the philosophy of evolution, which was already around at the time of Christ, is prophesied in Scripture to grow to a world-wide influence before Christ's final return to earth.

The Pre-Flood World

Author: 
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D.

To discuss this topic meaningfully, we necessarily must think in terms of a recent creation. If we are thinking in terms of five billion years of earth's history, about one or two billion years of life's history, and about one or two million years of human history, the study of the world before the flood would be more or less without meaning. One would then have to think in terms of a local flood, and the world before such a flood would be no different from the world after the flood.

Footnotes: 

By Henry M. Morris, Ph.D., Professor of Hydraulic Engineering at Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, Virginia and Chairman of Creation Research Society. This talk was delivered at the Creation Seminar, Springfield, Illinois on July 8, 1968.
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Living Fossils

Author: 
Ian Taylor

When claims are made that certain animals known only by their fossils are "extinct," all that is really meant is that no living specimens have been found. For example, the oceans are the least explored area of this planet and undoubtedly contain many creatures that are passing into extinction without ever having been discovered. The plesiosaur may possibly be one such example. On the other hand, when species once abundant in historical times, such as the carrier pigeon, are no longer seen, it can be said with reasonable confidence that they are indeed extinct.

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.

Footnotes: 

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

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. "

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

Compromise and the Faith

1. 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.

The Demise of Charles Darwin

Author: 
Ian Taylor

It was four o'clock on Wednesday afternoon of April 19, 1882, when Charles Darwin took his last breath. His final hours had been accompanied by much chest pain and vomiting as his heart struggled to keep going through several attacks. The weakened heart did not survive the final attack and, with the signal death gasp, Charles Darwin left this mortal life. He had lived for 73 years and the last 40 of those years were spent quietly at his house in the village of Downe, just southeast of London.

Footnotes: 

Hope, Lady [Elizabeth Reid Denny, née Cotton] "Darwin and Christianity" Watchman-Examiner (Boston), n.s., 3, August 19, 1915, p.1071. Moore, James. 1994. The Darwin Legend. Grand Rapids, MI. Baker Books.

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