"For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith the LORD."
It was only a few years ago that excited supporters of the big bang theory for the origin of the universe announced that their theory had apparently been proven. Now their unverified conclusions are being seriously questioned on several fronts.
"And the LORD said, Behold, the people is one, and they have all one language; and this they begin to do: and now nothing will be restrained from them, which they have imagined to do."
We live in a day and age when God has allowed men and women more freedom than He has allowed previous generations. That freedom can be used for worse evil than the world has ever known, or it can be used for more good than the world has ever known. Christians will make the difference.
"He stretcheth out the north over the empty place, and hangeth the earth upon nothing."
The Earth's magnetic field makes compasses work so that Boy Scouts don't get lost in the woods and ships arrive at the correct port. It actually moves over time. This means that navigators periodically need updated information on the position of the pole for their charts.
"Where is the wise? where is the scribe? where is the disputer of this world? hath not God made foolish the wisdom of this world?"
On a previous broadcast, we told you about a small hopping insect with gears in its legs, allowing both legs to jump at the exact same moment. Today, I bring to your attention the first animal ever found to have a screw-and-nut mechanism in its body. I'm talking about the weevil.
"He that planted the ear, shall he not hear? he that formed the eye, shall he not see?"
Evolutionists never get tired of mocking the supposedly poor design of the human eye. They are attempting to poke a finger into the eye of the Christian's Creator God when they say, "If God is such a good designer, why did he do such a sloppy job with the eye?"
"For thou, LORD, hast made me glad through thy work: I will triumph in the works of thy hands."
When you were a child, did you ever stick your arm out of the window of your car as it traveled at high speed? If so, you will remember how the fast-moving air currents would push your arm up, down, up, down and so forth.
"There is gold, and a multitude of rubies: but the lips of knowledge are a precious jewel."
Opals are precious multicolored gemstones made primarily of silica. How do they form? Scientists admit that much of the chemistry is not well understood. However, according to the traditional explanation, their formation begins as water filters through silica-rich rock, dissolving some of the silica. When that water passes through a cavity in a suitable rock, the silica precipitates as a film on the wall of the cavity. After tens of millions of years, say the scientists, you will have an opal.
"Except the LORD build the house, they labour in vain that build it: except the LORD keep the city, the watchman waketh but in vain."
If you live in a temperate climate, you have probably heard your home pop and crack on cold days. Those sounds are caused by the different materials that make up your house contracting at different rates as the temperature falls. At some point, the growing tensions are released and you hear the result. If you live in a warm climate that is subject to hurricanes, you know that a building is likely to fail at the point where different parts of the house, like the roof and wall, meet together.
"The hearing ear, and the seeing eye, the LORD hath made even both of them."
Do you know how your ears help you pinpoint the location of whatever you are hearing? Two factors come into play. First, you hear the sound louder in the ear that is closer to whatever is producing the sound. And second, the sound arrives at the closer ear a little sooner than the other.
"But thou, O Daniel, shut up the words, and seal the book, even to the time of the end: many shall run to and fro, and knowledge shall be increased."
Do you remember when home computers used floppy disks? Magnetic floppies were replaced by optical discs, using laser technology, and now we depend on hard drives, flash drives and cloud drives for the storage and retrieval of digital data. But someday even our most advanced data-storage systems will give way to the latest and greatest advances in technology.
"Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new."
We've all seen advertisements from retail establishments selling merchandise they call "slightly imperfect". Well, if you listen to evolutionists, we humans are more than slightly imperfect. As one writer claims, "From our knees to our eyeballs, our bodies are full of hack solutions."
"Declare his glory among the heathen; his marvellous works among all nations. For great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised: he also is to be feared above all gods."
Imagine, if you will, a robot mailman carrying a huge sack of mail on its back, walking step-after-step on the sidewalk until it reaches its destination. You'd be pretty impressed with the robot's designer, right?
"For by him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether they be thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers: all things were created by him, and for him:"
Not long ago, I was talking with another creationist about the impossibility of the first living cell coming into being through natural causes from non-living chemicals. I asked him, "Even if such a thing were possible, what would the first living cell eat?" Without missing a beat, my friend said: "Cellery?"
"For ye shall go out with joy, and be led forth with peace: the mountains and the hills shall break forth before you into singing, and all the trees of the field shall clap their hands."
To environmental alarmists, carbon dioxide is a pollutant and its existence in Earth's atmosphere is one of the greatest threats facing our planet today. But if plants could talk, they'd tell you a totally different story. To plants, carbon dioxide is food, and right now they are begging for more!
"And I will make thy windows of agates, and thy gates of carbuncles, and all thy borders of pleasant stones."
If the streets of heaven are made of pure gold and its twelve gates are pearl, what are the windows of heaven made of? The King James version of the Bible tells us: "And I will make thy windows of agates."
"For the life of the flesh is in the blood: and I have given it to you upon the altar to make an atonement for your souls: for it is the blood that maketh an atonement for the soul."
You may want to be sitting down as you listen to today's broadcast. Why? Because scientists tell us there are far more bacterial cells in your body than actual human cells. According to researchers at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel and the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, an average adult weighing 155 pounds consists of about 40 trillion bacteria and only 30 trillion human cells.
"He hath made the earth by his power, he hath established the world by his wisdom, and hath stretched out the heavens by his discretion."
On our previous broadcast, we told you about the Fermi paradox. In case you missed it, the Fermi paradox is the attempt by scientists to account for the fact that we have not come in contact with extraterrestrial life. This is a very real problem for evolutionists because they believe that if life evolved here, evolution must have occurred on countless other planets. So why haven't we found anybody out there? Here are a few attempts to solve the Fermi paradox.
"Behold, the heaven and the heaven of heavens is the LORD'S thy God, the earth also, with all that therein is."
Where is everybody?! That's what physicist Enrico Fermi wanted to know. After all, if life evolved on Earth, he thought, certainly it must have evolved on countless other planets. So in 1950, he put forth what is called the "Fermi paradox" – a challenge to other scientists to explain why extraterrestrial life has not yet been found.
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