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Today's Creation Moment

Apr
25
For the Sheer Joy of Variety!
Isaiah 45:9
“Woe unto him that striveth with his Maker! Let the potsherd strive with the potsherds of the earth. Shall the clay say to him that fashioneth it, What makest thou? or...
Did you ever try to plan all the details of a simple project? How many plans do you think the Lord had to make when He created living things? A billion? A billion times a billion? We all know that it...
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The Panda's Thumb Revisited

Psalm 2:1
"Why do the heathen rage, and the people imagine a vain thing?"

Many who reject the Creator work hard to try to prove that He doesn't exist. Creationists argue that the creation is so well designed that it must have a Designer. After all, a watch is much simpler than a bumblebee. If a watch needs a Designer and builder, so does a bumblebee.

Evolutionists argue that some things are not designed as well as they could be. This, they say, proves that there is no all-wise Creator Who designed and made everything. One example of what Panda's Thumbevolutionists claim to be a lack of design in the creation is the so-called "panda's thumb." Below the five toes on its paw, the panda has a sixth appendage. This so-called "thumb" is formed from an extension of a wrist bone and a pad. Evolutionists say that if the panda were truly designed by God, it would have a real thumb or none at all. However, other evolutionists have pointed out that the panda's thumb design gives it the ability to handle bamboo with great precision – almost as well as a surgeon handles a scalpel!

The evolutionists' attempts to prove that there is no Creator cannot succeed. Besides the fact that there is, undeniably, a Creator, negative statements cannot be proven. Simply because we don't know how a thing works or why it's built the way it is doesn't mean no one made it.

Man's most ambitious attempts to deny God cannot begin to deny Him!

Prayer: 
Father, I thank You for the increase in those who are turning to You and for those who call upon Your Name. Show me how I can do more to be a part of the spread of Your Word of truth in our needy world. Amen.
Notes: 
Bert Thompson, Ph.D. 1991. "Evolution's 'New' Argument- Suboptimality." Reason and Revelation, Vol. XI, No. 11, Nov., pp. 41-44.