"Fearfulness and trembling are come upon me, and horror hath overwhelmed me."
"The denial of the Genesis account is not a matter to be taken lightly by Christians," warns nuclear physicist Brandon van der Ventel. "If the biblical record is not true, then we are left with naturalism and atheism, of which the consequences are truly horrific."
"But foolish and unlearned questions avoid, knowing that they do gender strifes."
If you had nothing better to do with your time, you might enjoy thinking about such things as: "How do I know that the whole world isn't just a figment of someone's imagination?" Or, "How do I know that the whole universe didn't suddenly pop into existence 20 minutes ago?"
"Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves."
Several years ago, a Creation Moments staff member was discussing biblical creation with a well-known Bible teacher and Old Testament scholar. When this professor – whose name I will not disclose – began writing articles promoting theistic evolution for the BioLogos Foundation, he was asked to leave his teaching position at a conservative Christian seminary.
"For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and Godhead; so that they are without excuse:"
In their book A Closer Look at the Evidence, public school science teachers Richard and Tina Kleiss write that our conscience is an undeniable evidence of God's existence. Another evidence is the intricate design of nature. After all, the Bible tells us in the book of Romans that He makes Himself evident to everyone so that no one can claim that He does not exist.
"For we have not followed cunningly devised fables, when we made known unto you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but were eyewitnesses of his majesty."
Does the theory of evolution pass the test of being a legitimate theory? Not according to Ph.D. geologist and marine scientist Roger Gallop. In his book Evolution: The Greatest Deception in Modern History, Gallop points out that a theory is "an explanation of a set of related observations based on hypotheses and verified by independent researchers." But, he adds, "evolution – that is, genuine gain in genetic information or net increase in complexity – has never been observed in fossils or living populations."
"All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made. In him was life; and the life was the light of men."
Does the name Harold Clayton Urey ring a bell? Urey was an American physical chemist who did pioneering work on isotopes, earning him the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for discovering deuterium. He also played a significant role in the development of the atom bomb. Still no bell? Well, perhaps you'll recognize his name if I mention the Miller-Urey experiment, conducted in 1952.
"Be strong and of a good courage, fear not, nor be afraid of them: for the LORD thy God, he it is that doth go with thee; he will not fail thee, nor forsake thee."
If you're a long-time listener, you know that Creation Moments does not discuss politics. That's why today's program focuses not on Ben Carson's political involvements but on Dr. Carson's courage as a scientist and world-renowned surgeon for sharing his politically incorrect views on Darwinian evolution.
"These six things doth the LORD hate: yea, seven are an abomination unto him: A proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood…"
I'm sure you've heard evolutionists say that all real scientists believe in evolution. Well, let me tell you about a different theory that many if not most scientists believed in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries – eugenics. This is the belief that some people groups – like blacks and Jews – are inferior and should be eliminated to improve the gene pool of the human race. In theory, it made sense to many. But when the innocent blood of millions was spilled by Adolf Hitler, suddenly it didn't seem like such a good idea.
"Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light."
HRL Laboratories, owned by Boeing, startled the world years ago when they unveiled the lightest metal ever produced. More recently they're in the news again after Boeing released a video talking about what Popular Mechanics called one of the top 10 world-changing innovations of 2012.
"Now therefore hearken unto me, O ye children: for blessed are they that keep my ways. Hear instruction, and be wise, and refuse it not."
Are you hungry to learn more about God's magnificent creation and teach your family what they need to know to defend the faith from the pseudoscience of evolution? Of course, the Creation Moments website is a great place to start.
"But whosoever drinketh of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst; but the water that I shall give him shall be in him a well of water springing up into everlasting life."
While visiting Niagara Falls in 1840, Charles Lyell was told that the falls were receding at about three feet per year. This was based on what eyewitnesses who lived in that region had reported. But for reasons Lyell did not disclose, this lawyer-turned-geologist concluded that a "much more likely conjecture" – his words, not mine – is that the rate of erosion was only one foot per year. At this rate, it showed that Niagara Falls had been flowing for 35,000 years. Now, why would Lyell make such a conjecture?
"I said in mine heart, Go to now, I will prove thee with mirth, therefore enjoy pleasure: and, behold, this also is vanity."
While visiting Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry about 20 years ago, a Creation Moments staff member stood in a long line, waiting to take his first look at what we now know as "virtual reality". Today you can experience virtual reality – or VR for short – on your smartphone with a headset that can cost as little as ten dollars.
"And he answered and said unto them, I tell you that, if these should hold their peace, the stones would immediately cry out."
In the introduction to his chapter on the origin of life for the book Evolution's Achilles' Heels, Ph.D. scientist Tas Walker points out that "geology has long been considered the solid foundation for evolution." He goes on to write that Darwin "built his theory of biological evolution squarely on then-current theories of geology, especially the work of his contemporary, Charles Lyell."
"Be of good courage, and he shall strengthen your heart, all ye that hope in the LORD."
Since Creation Moments stands firmly on the side of creation as described in the Bible, we disagree at times with the Discovery Institute, the recognized leader of the Intelligent Design movement. But we do have to recognize and applaud them for putting together a list of several hundred scientists who do not agree with Darwinism.
"Praise ye the LORD. Praise the LORD, O my soul. While I live will I praise the LORD: I will sing praises unto my God while I have any being."
I admit it. I enjoy reading comic strips from time to time. I especially love the single-panel "Far Side" cartoons by Gary Larson. He's one of the only cartoonists who has repeatedly focused on the foolishness of evolution and gotten away with it.
"Thus the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the host of them. And on the seventh day God ended his work which he had made; and he rested on the seventh day from all his work which he had made."
On our previous Creation Moments program, we told you about several esteemed scientists with advanced degrees who believe in biblical creation. Today I'm going to tell you what some of these scientists – and others – have said about a recent creation.
"And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men;"
How often have we heard the statement – "No real scientist believes in creation" – as we talk to people about why creation is actually more credible than evolution. If you ever hear someone say something like that, you'll want to listen closely to what I am about to share with you today.
"And spared not the old world, but saved Noah the eighth person, a preacher of righteousness, bringing in the flood upon the world of the ungodly;"
A long-time friend of Creation Moments, Richard Rothermel, recently shared his thoughts with us about the worldwide flood of Noah's time and why this historic event is so important for creationists to defend. Here is what he had to say.
Wilderness Discoveries-Forest, Frogs and Feisty Critters Vol 2
North meets South in the Great Lakes region as southern hardwood forests reach their northern limit and converge with the conifer forests of the north. The habitat created by northern plants and creatures interacting with...