Category Archives: Evolution and Creation

How Did God Pass the Time for 14 Billion Years?

If scientists are correct, and I think they are, then it took between 12 and 14 billion years for humans to appear in this universe. If Christians are correct, and I think they are, then God made the universe, and … Continue reading

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Evolution and Interpreting the Bible

I’m sorry I’ve been gone so long. After I got healthy, I had priorities higher than this blog. Only so many things can be done laying in a hospital bed. Blogging is one of them, so I did a lot … Continue reading

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Ken Ham vs. Bill Nye Debate

Part I Assessment of the Debate Okay, I’m going to join half the blogging world and comment on the Ham-Nye debate. I think I’ll keep my review of the debate short, but boy, do I have some follow-up! I took … Continue reading

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The New Testament and “Plenary, Verbal” Inspiration

I believe that every Scripture is inspired by God and is profitable for teaching, reproof, correction, and instruction in righteousness, so that the man of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work (2 Tim. 3:16-17). I read through … Continue reading

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News … and Evolution

I post things about evolution because evolution happened whether we Christians like it or not. Better to hear it from me, who sees no relation between believing in evolution and believing in God, than from atheists who love the false Christian theology that makes rejecting evolution the only way to believe in the Bible. Continue reading

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Who Am I? Who Are You?

Today’s post is just a brief exhortation: Don’t forget who you are. In fact, make sure you know who you are! James 1:18 says, “By his own will he birthed us by the word of truth, so that we might … Continue reading

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Perspective

Perspective Today I watched the movie, The Hobbit. It gave me a new perspective on perspective. Before I watched the related movie, The Lord of the Rings, I read a quote from the director, Peter Jackson. He said that whenever … Continue reading

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Through the Bible: Genesis 1:1-2

Well, this is way out of order, isn’t it! Genesis 1 was not next on the list! I am going to get back to Isaiah. Today, however, I was reading Augustine’s The Literal Meaning of Genesis, a 1600-year old book, … Continue reading

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Evolution and Overcoming the Flesh

I was telling my wife this morning that my belief in evolution may not jive with the traditional model of the fall, but it meshes perfectly with the Biblical teaching that we are to overcome the world and "the flesh." … Continue reading

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What Is Christianity?

I got carried away and wrote a long email to a young man who wrote me. It covers evolution, church history, the apostles, the Word of God, the Scriptures, the Gospel, and what is central to Christianity. I hate to … Continue reading

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