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Dinosaur Feathers!
Genesis 1:20
"And God said, Let the waters bring forth abundantly the moving creature that hath life, and fowl that may fly above the earth in the open firmament of heaven."
Creation Moments isn't in the business of reviewing Hollywood films, and we're not about to start now. However, we do have some thoughts about the whole Jurassic Park movie franchise. Though these...


Mercury Drives Zebra Finches Crazy

1 Samuel 21:13
"And he changed his behaviour before them, and feigned himself mad in their hands, and scrabbled on the doors of the gate, and let his spittle fall down upon his beard."

A few days ago, a light bulb on my ceiling fan exploded, showering my room with thousands of large, small, and tiny pieces of glass. I breathed a sigh of relief because I hadn't been hit by any flying glass. But there's another reason I was grateful.

"Was I Going to Be Arrested?"

Acts 1:8
"But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth."

One of our listeners – pastor and creationist Phil Spry – told us a remarkable story that I'm going to share with you in his own words.    

Are You Superstitious?

1 Timothy 4:7
"But refuse profane and old wives' fables, and exercise thyself rather unto godliness."

Are you superstitious? A Harris poll conducted early in 2014 found that: 21 percent of Americans believe that knocking on wood prevents bad luck; 20 percent wouldn't dream of walking under a ladder; 14 percent believe it's unlucky to open an umbrella indoors; and 12 percent think the number 13 is unlucky. In fact, 14 percent of Americans said they believe Friday the 13th is an unlucky day.

Humans with Tails?

1 Peter 3:15
"But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear:"

Creation Moments has aired a number of programs about theistic evolution. We have also written a number of articles, which you will find at our website, about this false and dangerous belief. We interact with theistic evolutionists almost every day and have found them to be almost identical to atheists in their exceedingly low view of the Bible.

Evolution Produces Crybabies

Ruth 4:16
"And Naomi took the child, and laid it in her bosom, and became nurse unto it."

If you're a parent, you undoubtedly remember being awakened by your little angel crying in the middle of the night. Sometimes it's dad who gets out of bed to see what's wrong. But more often, it's mom who gets up to breastfeed her baby. But now a Harvard scientist tells us that the baby who demands a nighttime meal has a more sinister reason. The child is trying to prevent siblings from being born.

Scientist Fired for Dinosaur Discovery

1 John 4:6
"We are of God: he that knoweth God heareth us; he that is not of God heareth not us. Hereby know we the spirit of truth, and the spirit of error."

If there is an unwritten law in the field of science, it is this: Thou shalt not discover anything that even suggests that evolution could be wrong. And a second unwritten law is like unto it: If you do discover anything that undermines evolution, keep it to yourself.

Bad News, Worse News, Good News

Deuteronomy 6:6-7a
"And these words, which I command thee this day, shall be in thine heart: And thou shalt teach them diligently unto thy children..."

Only four in 10 Americans believe God created the Earth and anatomically modern humans less than 10,000 years ago. That's the bad news, according to the latest Gallup poll. Even worse is the finding that half of Americans now believe that humans evolved over millions of years, though most of these people say that God guided the process.

See Dick and Jane Evolve

Proverbs 22:6
"Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it."

In his book, The Blind Watchmaker, evolutionary evangelist Richard Dawkins famously declared: "Biology is the study of complicated things that give the appearance of having been designed for a purpose." Yes, seeing design in nature is so natural, so common-sensical that even young children innately know that nature is filled with purposeful design.

Are Animals Just as Smart as Humans?

Genesis 1:27
"So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them."

Over the years, Creation Moments has been introducing you to animals that are superior to humans when it comes to such things as eyesight, hearing and the ability to survive in conditions that are too hot or cold for us humans. But now, some scientists in Australia are saying that animals are smarter than us, too!

How Many Smells Can You Smell?

Psalm 45:8
"All thy garments smell of myrrh, and aloes, and cassia, out of the ivory palaces, whereby they have made thee glad."

Until recently it was commonly thought that humans can smell approximately 10,000 different odors. But that's no longer thought to be true. So how many different odors can that nose in the middle of your face detect?

IPCC Climate Change Report Refuted

Matthew 24:4
"And Jesus answered and said unto them, Take heed that no man deceive you."

On a previous broadcast, we told you about the IPCC report designed to frighten people with dire warnings about the destruction of our planet if the world's governments don't take serious measures now to combat man-made global warming.

Climate Change Report Released One Day Too Early

Genesis 8:22
"While the earth remaineth, seedtime and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night shall not cease."

On the last day of March, 2014, the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued a report warning that the effects of climate change are already occurring on all continents. They went on to predict that mankind would face catastrophic consequences if we don't take drastic measures right now. But as you'll see in a moment, the report was released one day too early.

Fascinatin' Rhythm

Deuteronomy 6:5
"And thou shalt love the LORD thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might."

The heart is an amazingly complex organ consisting of muscle tissue. And what do muscles do? They contract when stimulated by electric pulses. Though the human heart will beat 2-3 billion times in a person's lifetime, heart disease is one of the most common causes of death. That's why researchers have been looking for a way to produce artificial heart tissue. Have they finally succeeded?

When Being "Wrong" Is Right

Proverbs 1:7
"The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction."

How smart are Americans when it comes to science? That's what the National Science Foundation attempts to find out every two years. The results of their 2014 survey – which included more than 2,200 adults – gave Americans a rather poor grade. But are Americans really less knowledgeable about science or is the NSF's survey biased against the many Bible-believing Christians in America?  Let's take a look.

Are We as Good as It Gets?

Proverbs 16:18
"Pride goeth before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall."

Are we, as human beings, as good as it gets? According to several influential evolutionary scientists, human beings are as good as it gets, and evolution has stopped for us. Some dispute this, saying that human evolution is still happening, but it's invisible. Although none of this sounds very much like science, such claims have fueled new debate among evolutionists.

Studies Link Violence with Self-Love

2 Timothy 3:2
"For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy…."

Popular psychology has for years declared that troubled young people, especially those who become violent, suffer from low self esteem. But three studies released in the summer of 1999 conclude the opposite: young people who become violent have too much self esteem.

Ancient Modern Steel

Isaiah 51:5
"My righteousness is near; my salvation is gone forth, and mine arms shall judge the people; the isles shall wait upon me, and on mine arm shall they trust."

The ages of human history are frequently divided into periods named after rocks and minerals. There was the Stone Age, the Bronze Age and the Iron Age. This evolutionary way of describing human history is based on the materials people used to make weapons and tools. On the other hand, the Bible describes man as developing his knowledge of metalworking within a few generations of his existence.

Do Tattoos Have a Spiritual Meaning?

Leviticus 19:28
"Ye shall not make any cuttings in your flesh for the dead, nor print any marks upon you: I am the LORD."

The Old Testament explicitly forbids God's people from getting tattooed. It might be argued that believers in God have refused to get tattooed because they view the body as the Holy Spirit's temple. But research conducted in 1999 is beginning to suggest that there is more to the issue.

Australian Dinosaurs

Ezekiel 32:2
"Son of man, take up a lamentation for Pharaoh king of Egypt, and say unto him, Thou art like a young lion of the nations, and thou art as a whale in the seas: and thou camest forth with thy rivers, and troubledst the waters with thy feet, and fouledst their rivers."

If the biblical account of history is true, then man and dinosaurs lived at the same time. Some believe that this accounts for the almost universal legends of dragons. In many parts of the world, these legends were passed orally from generation to generation. Unfortunately, it takes only a few hundred years for such legends to become distorted.

Irish Indians?

Matthew 28:19
"Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:"

It has long been debated whether Christopher Columbus or Leif Eriksson was the first European explorer to discover America. But it's beginning to look as though this debate is beside the point. One surprising clue is found in inscriptions in West Virginia. These inscriptions are in a language called Ogam.

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