1: 15-17 And He is the image of the invisible God,
the firstborn of all creation. For in Him all things were
created, both in the heavens and on earth, visible and invisible,
whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities all
things have been created through Him and for Him. And He is
before all things, and in Him all things hold together.
1: 1 In the beginning God created the heavens and
It is interesting to note that in all of the years since
the Scopes Monkey trials that evolutionary theory has been
revised over and over again. Creation theory has never
changed since the beginning of time. Every time creationists
point out the flaws in evolutionary theory the evolutionists
change the theory to create an argument for their view. Creationists
do not change. Yet we now call evolution science fact.
Still no missing links, still no proof and still unable to
recreate any part of evolution in a laboratory environment.
So to bring us to a starting point lets note that evolution
is as much a leap of faith as creation. For instance
the ultimate climax of the argument is the question: where
did God come from and the other end of the question is where
did the material for the big bang come from? Creationist
say God always existed and evolutionist say the matter of
the big bang always existed. In other words both require incredible
leaps of faith. So at this point we have a tie.
Except that creation theory never changes and evolutionary
theory changes to meet the needs of the scientist of the moment.
Now lets discuss in brief the downside to evolutionary theory.
First and most difficult is to define life itself.
Scientist canít even give a comprehensive definition of life.
What is life? The reason they canít even define life
is because life makes no sense. Life is a gift from
God. We are given life by the word of God, and the Word
of God sustains life and the breath of God snuffs it out.
Life itself makes no sense on a scientific level.
Now lets talk about some of the "stupid" aspects
of evolution. First thing I notice is that according
to evolutionary theory the universe began with a big bang
and then over billions of years life came forth. In
my brief stay on this planet I have never once witnessed an
explosion that was creative in nature. Every explosion
I have ever seen is destructive. Life as I know it has
never come from an explosion. The other thing is that
as the cosmos formed and cooled, a primordial soup developed
and at some point a massive jolt of energy struck the soup
and life accidentally began. Again I have never witnessed
lighting being creative in nature. As a matter of fact
lighting and or massive amounts of energy being released all
at one time seems to be destructive in its nature. If
it were true that the right chemicals in the right combinations
being jolted by enough energy could create life then it seems
to me that life would be easy to create. All we would
have to do is take a dead body (the right chemicals in the
right amounts) and zap it with lightening or the right amount
of electricity and viola we should have life.
But when you take a dead body and zap it with enough energy
you get a burned dead body.
Those are a couple of the absurd aspects of
evolutionary theory. Another is the aspect of time.
I have read that our universe is about 9 billion years old
and that to effect one change in a species takes millions
of years. If that is true then the shear number of life
forms and the diversity of life here would surely indicate
that there has not been enough time to develop such a vast
array of life here on Earth. For instance there are
millions and millions of different species of bugs on the
planet. There are millions and millions of different
kinds of one celled animals and bacteria and viruses here.
We havenít even begun to look into the other kinds of
life here on this planet. Plain and simply, there has
not been enough time for all of this to evolve here.
Creation is the only possible answer. Our planet is
not nearly as old as evolutionists believe and
it was created for the most part just as you see it.
Real briefly, lets just think about the mechanism of evolution,
mutation. I saw a special on television a few months
ago about the mutations of various frog species across the
country in recent decades. For years we have believed
that the dumping of toxic waste into their environment was
causing these mutations. It has been recently discovered
that these mutations are actually caused by parasites found
in the frogs. This is interesting in that it was noted
that these mutations have resulted in the near extinction
of many species and sever crippling of others. My point
is that here is the actual mechanism of evolution at work
before our very eyes and it has not once resulted in the advancement
of a species. It has actually done the exact opposite
and caused the near extinction of species. Whether chemically
induced by man or placed on a species by nature the result
was not evolution of a species but the de-evolution of a species.
With that said, lets call a mutation by its real name. We
call such things birth defects or deformities. We spend
millions annually to fight these things in our own and other
species. Why? Because we know instinctively in
our hearts that no good comes from mutations, birth defects
or deformities. How on earth can we say that it is a
scientific fact that this is the mechanism of evolution when
in real life we know that no good comes from things mutating?
So it would seem to me that to have billions upon billions
of birth defects work to the advantage of all the varieties
of life on earth is preposterous. It would seem to me
that a gliding lizard would have to really, really want to
change its arms to wings and feathers for such a birth defect
to happen. And while all of these really, really good
birth defects are happening, does that leave us enough time
to have all of the really, really bad defects happen too.
Makes no sense as far as I can tell.
In National Geographic some time back I read an article about
a couple of sea turtles that were ten million years apart
in evolutionary time. The interesting thing was that
the oldest turtle was the most evolutionarily advanced.
It sure looked like evolution had worked backwards, at least
for that ten million years. Again these are all things
that just donít make since by any scientific standard yet
evolution is taught as science fact in all of our schools.
No matter how you cut it both creation and evolution require
tremendous leaps of faith. However, just as our God
is unchanging so to is the Creation Argument, whereas, the
evolutionary argument is under constant revision and change
If I am going to be asked to place my faith in something,
I would much rather place my faith in that which has never
changed. I place my faith with and in Jesus Christ.
I have not tried to create a comprehensive argument against
evolution. I simply want to spark thought and discussion.
There are a lot of people who are better qualified to discuss
this topic. But as a layman and Christian, a man sealed
by the spirit I wanted to point out the things that just donít
make sense to me. If I am going to make a leap of faith
then I donít want to leap at a moving target, and evolution
moves around an awful lot. Iíll leap at the unchanging