The following articles are related to the topic of CREATION

1 Peter 1:1-2 – Foreknowledge

In the salutation of his first letter, Peter wrote: "Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to the elect. . . according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, in sanctification of the Spirit, unto obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ" (1 Peter 1:1,2). Note that the epistle is addressed to "the elect." The Bible theme of election ... read more »

The Influence of Evolution upon Religion

When Charles Darwin's Origin of Species issued from the presses (November 24, 1859), it marked a history-changing event. The world has not been the same since-unfortunately. The theory of evolution has wielded its malevolent influence over the past century-and-a-half in a host of ways. There is not a single field of scientific and academic study which has not been greatly ... read more »

Evolutionary Theory: A Reed in the Wind

Jesus once asked, regarding John the Immerser: "What went ye out into the wilderness to behold? A reed shaken with the wind?" (Matthew 11:7). A reed "shaken with the wind" implies instability-a trait not characteristic of John. But the metaphor reminds one of the instability that accompanies the theory of evolution. It truly is a reed shaken with the wind. ... read more »

A Feud Among Evolutionists

Stephen J. Gould of Harvard University was probably the most militant opponent of Christianity in the nation during the late 1990s. He was rabid in his hostility toward biblical creation. When the Kansas Board of Education decided to eliminate the teaching of evolution in 1999 as a mandated component of the state's science curriculum, Gould almost went berserk, challenging his ... read more »

Problems for the Theory of Evolution

Occasionally, news articles come to our attention which contain data that really throw a "monkey wrench" into the theory of evolution. Let me mention three such items I noted a few years ago. Mount Saint Helens Evolutionary scientists date the earth at approximately 4.5 to 5 billion years old. Most folks are not aware that there is really no incontrovertible ... read more »

What Is Modernism?

I frequently see writers refer to what they call "modernism." Exactly what do they mean by this term? The history of Christendom for the past twenty centuries has been characterized by cycles. One of those recurring cycles is that of theological modernism. Modernism is a determined effort on the part of those who have lost their personal faith in the ... read more »

Scientists “Xerox” First Human

A week ago, "Advanced Cell Technology", operating out of Worchester, Massachusetts, announced that a human being had been cloned in its laboratory. The news release sent shock waves across the country and around the world. Protests, from a wide variety of sources, have been enunciated. President George W. Bush denounced the practice, asserting that cloning a person, in his "judgment" ... read more »

Who Made God?

"Where did God come from? Who made him?" This is a frequently asked question, and it may be addressed in two basic ways. The most direct answer is the one supplied by the Scriptures themselves. And that will settle the issue for those who have confidence in the credibility of the sacred Book. Secondly, however, one may pursue the inquiry ... read more »

In What Sense is Humanity in the “Image” of God?

"Genesis 1:26 has God saying, 'Let us make man in our image, after our likeness.'Would you explain this language?" This text is one of the most thrilling in the opening moments of sacred Scripture.It provides a preview of the amazing love of God on behalf of human kind, and a breathtaking commentary on the uniqueness of Adam and his offspring.It ... read more »

Do Genesis 10 and 11 Conflict with Reference to the Languages in the Earth?

"Can you explain why Genesis 11:1 says that the 'whole earth was of one language,' when earlier, in Genesis 10, there is mention of various 'tongues' (vv. 5,20,31)?" One principle of Bible interpretation that constantly must be kept in mind is this: some portions of scripture are arranged chronologically, i.e., in time sequence, while others are set forth topically, i.e., ... read more »