It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 12)

We must ask ourselves what is sin?In the Bible, sin takes the meaning of “violating of the law of God,” “breaking covenant with God,” and “willful and prideful rebellion against God.” Can an animal violate God’s law? Can an animal break the covenant made with God? Does an animal engage in prideful rebellion against God? … Continue reading It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 12)

It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 11)

What does all this mean? How do we evaluate and integrate this evidence into a coherent whole? I have to say that this task requires objectivity. Objectivity requires us to follow the evidence where it leads.The controversy between Young-Earth and Old-Earth Creationists seems to focus on the issue of death before Adam’s Fall. I think … Continue reading It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 11)

Book Review: Improbable Planet, by Dr. Hugh Ross

Disclaimer: Although I am affiliated with Reasons To Believe as a member and Chapter officer, I purchased this book on my own and did not receive it as a review copy.One form of the design argument for God’s existence says,1. The design in nature is the product of chance, necessity, or design.2. It is not … Continue reading Book Review: Improbable Planet, by Dr. Hugh Ross

It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 2)

Christians see this record in nature as well. Some recoil from it. Ken Ham, president of Answers in Genesis, a leading Young-Earth creationist organization says,“As soon as one allows for millions of years, one has to accept death, bloodshed, disease, and suffering before sin, since the millions of years are invariably applied to the fossil … Continue reading It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 2)

It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 1)

Alfred, Lord Tennyson, in his long poem In Memoriam A.H.H. (1850), gave a description of the natural order,Tho’ Nature, red in tooth and clawWith ravine, shriek’d against his creedTennyson used this phrase “red in tooth and claw” to describe the dilemma between the apparent callousness of the natural realm versus the love embodied in the … Continue reading It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 1)

It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 1)

Alfred, Lord Tennyson, in his long poem In Memoriam A.H.H. (1850), gave a description of the natural order,Tho’ Nature, red in tooth and clawWith ravine, shriek’d against his creedTennyson used this phrase “red in tooth and claw” to describe the dilemma between the apparent callousness of the natural realm versus the love embodied in the … Continue reading It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 1)

Important Ministry Announcement

2019 #7For far too long, skeptics have cast doubts on the reliability of the Bible. The creation account in Genesis has been a particular target of criticism. But, what do the Scriptures and the scientific research really say? Can we make a case for the trustworthiness of the biblical creation account? In the video presentation … Continue reading Important Ministry Announcement