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Today's Creation Moment

Solving the Distant-Starlight Dilemma
Isaiah 45:12
"I have made the earth, and created man upon it: I, even my hands, have stretched out the heavens, and all their host have I commanded."
Scientists who reject the Bible believe that man's ability to see light from distant stars and galaxies can be likened to a deadly torpedo that sinks the ship of young earth creationism. But they are...

Perception Can Be Relative

Isaiah 6:9
"And He said, 'Go, and tell this people: Keep on hearing, but do not understand; keep on seeing, but do not perceive.'"

A primary step in understanding how we think is realizing that our perception of the world around us is based upon unprovable beliefs. Those who do not believe in God will see no evidence of His working in the world.

In November of 1919 the name Albert Einstein became a household word. That was when Arthur Eddington announced that Einstein's theory of relativity had been confirmed as "one of the highest achievements of human thought." This was based on one photograph, taken during an eclipse of the sun, in which starlight was said to be bent by the sun's gravity as much as Einstein had predicted. Modern researchers have been reviewing the evidence. Some photographs were taken by teams in Brazil and in Africa. Modern researchers have discovered that of all the photographs taken, only one shows the bending Einstein predicted. Most of the plates show bending on the order predicted by Newton. Eddington simply ignored all those other plates. To make matters worse, any evident bending of light was so small that the same effect could have been produced by distortion by the Earth's atmosphere or the changing temperatures in the telescope. In short, Eddington perceived only what he wanted to perceive!

The same is true of those supposed evidences for evolution. Not one example of a cited evidence for evolution is more than a perception based upon the assumption that evolution actually occurred. This is definitely not the objective method that science claims.

Dear Father, help me to perceive the world in terms of Your love. Amen.
Journal of Scientific Exploration, Vol. 13:2, p. 271 ff., 1999.