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Comet Ison

Psalm 19:1 says “The heavens declare the glory of God; And the firmament shows His handiwork.” This is what makes stargazing such a profound experience, in my opinion, because as we look at the night sky, we are being reminded of the creative power and glory of God. This is especially true when something can [...]

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Did Whales Evolve from Land Mammals?

London’s famous Natural History Museum has a display “proving” the evolution of the whale. In a glass case, one can see three skulls. From left to right, there is a skull of a mesonychid, a skull from an ambulocetus, and one from a modern whale. Labels indicate the position of the nose; nostrils near the [...]

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Paley’s Natural Theology

William Paley’s book, Natural Theology, is a work of monumental importance.[1] It has been hugely influential in the field of natural sciences – especially Biology – even though the majority of people have never heard of it. Published in 1802, it purports to give “evidences of the existence and attributes of the Deity”. In Paley’s [...]

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Just a Theory

It must be admitted that some well-meaning creationists can be naïve in their criticism of evolution. For example, one common high-school criticism of evolution is that it is “just a theory.” The use of such an argument misses the point about what a theory actually is. The National Academy of Sciences has defined a theory [...]

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The Huge Body of Evidence

Prentice Hall’s High School Biology textbook contains the following quote: During his travels, Darwin made numerous observations and collected evidence that led him to propose a revolutionary hypothesis about the way life changes over time. That hypothesis, now supported by a huge body of evidence, has become the theory of evolution.[1] Hyperbolic comments, in other [...]

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Natural Selection

The term “natural selection” is used to describe how one species might develop from another. God created the various kinds or baramins of creatures with a wide variety of genetic information. If a population of a creature with such a deep gene pool is placed in an environment that requires certain characteristics, for which the [...]

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