Evolution, whether theistic or atheistic, requires the principles by which we have come into existence to be within ourselves. While the atheist believes that we can be explained on completely materialistic principles, the theistic evolutionist adds God at points in the process that don't seem explainable by strictly materialistic means. But the theistic evolutionist still leaves the initial evolution of the ape-like creature from which we supposedly came to internal material principles.
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.
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More than one Christian has pictured heaven as a place where the saved will lie about all day, perhaps strumming a harp while sitting on a cloud. Many, at least, see heaven as one big permanent vacation. But could we really be happy with nothing to do—forever? Does the Bible portray work as a necessary evil which is a result of sin entering the world?
ICR Director of Research Dr. Jason Lisle has just finished a brand new DVD called The Secret Code of Creation. In it Dr. Lisle explores the amazingly beautiful and complex secret code that God has built into numbers. Using...