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Christians that Question the Bible Concerning Creation

Christians that Question the Bible Concerning Creation

When God presented the account of how He created the world and universe in the Book of Genesis, He gave an explanation that was straight forward and easy to understand We, of course have no idea of what processes took place when He spoke or when He stretched His hands But He gave an account that indicated the work was accomplished in a period of what we know was 6 days He makes it very clear they are 24 hour days when He gives the 10 Commandments (Exodus 20:11) It takes no theological training for the average person to see what He is saying In addition the Bible contains genealogies that run from Adam & Eve to Jesus that allow for the calculation of years since Creation which would put the date at approximately 4000 BC Read More

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Rutherford Institute Appeals to Ohio Supreme Court on Behalf of Science Teacher Fired for Urging Students to Think Critically About Evolution

Rutherford Institute Appeals to Ohio Supreme Court on Behalf of Science Teacher Fired for Urging Students to Think Critically About Evolution

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio— The Rutherford Institute has appealed to the Ohio Supreme Court on behalf of John Freshwater, a Christian teacher who was fired for keeping religious articles in his classroom and for using teaching methods that encourage public school students to think critically about the school’s science curriculum, particularly as it relates to evolution theories Freshwater, a 24-year veteran in the classroom, was suspended by the Mount Vernon City School District Board of Education in 2008 and officially terminated in January 2011 Read More

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Genesis Verse-by-Verse A new online tool to study Genesis

Genesis Verse-by-Verse A new online tool to study Genesis

CMI is excited to announce Genesis Verse-by-Verse, a new Bible study tool on CREATIONcom that links individual verses in Genesis chapters 1–11 directly to articles pertaining to that verse Our site has over 8,000 articles which reflect over 30 years of quality creation research, but searching through so much information can be a daunting task, especially for the growing number of people who are new to CREATIONcom Genesis Verse-by-Verse is designed to help you easily connect with the information that will answer your questions about the Bible Read More

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Was There Death Before Sin?

Was There Death Before Sin?

Was there death before sin To answer this question let’s consider how this concept is given, who gave it, the character of the one who gave it, what life is, and the reasons for opposition to accepting it’s reality A command was given on Day Six of the creation week by God to Adam the first man Eve had not yet been made from Adam’s rib so she did not hear the words God spoke to Adam but was probably, in turn, taught by Adam what God had told him Originally, the universe was a perfect creation; the Creator Himself said it was very good In that perfect creation God planted a special garden for his perfect creation, man Adam was perfect, he had no deterioration of his genetic code, he was strong, his brain worked perfectly, he was a perfect human being So the background to the entrance to death and sin into our universe is perfection Read More

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Project Nim: Can a chimp learn language?

Project Nim: Can a chimp learn language?

Creationcom The story of Project Nim, recently popularized by a documentary of the same name, begins with a chimp whose mother is tranquilized so that scientists can take the screaming newborn to a new, human, surrogate mother The goal is to answer the question: can a chimp learn language Read More

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Morning has broken … but when?

Morning has broken … but when?

The Creation movement has increasingly caused many to face up to the powerful, Biblical arguments for such things as: All living things were created (about 6,000 years ago) in six literal Earth-rotation days There was no death, bloodshed or suffering before Adam’s Fall Noah’s Flood covered the whole globe, and would have laid down a vast number of fossils Read More

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Is The Bible an Immoral Book?

Is The Bible an Immoral Book?

There has been a wave of atheist YouTube videos attacking the morality of the Bible, arguing that not only is it not original in its good moral teachings, but that it also advocates some moral atrocities such as murder and slavery First, it must be noted that the atheist has no logical ground for saying that anything is ‘good’ or ‘bad’, other than his own personal preferences Read More

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‘Religious’ Racism, and a Chronology Of Cain

‘Religious’ Racism, and a Chronology Of Cain

In this week’s feedback, CMI’s Lita Cosner and Dr Jonathan Sarfati demonstrate how the Bible provides the antidote to racism and slavery, and a basic chronology of Cain Alex A from the United States writes in response to the article Racism a consequence of evolution Read More

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Did God Create over Billions of Years?

Did God Create over Billions of Years?

And why is it important Often, people challenge biblical creationists with comments along the lines of, “I believe God created, and I don’t believe in evolution, but He could have taken billions of years, so what’s the big deal about the age of the earth” Some claim that an emphasis on ‘6 literal days, 6,000 years ago’ even keeps people away from the faith, so “Why be so dogmatic Why emphasize something so strongly that’s not a salvation issue” Read More

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Evolution Exams and Fossil Fallacies

Evolution Exams and Fossil Fallacies

This week’s correspondence deals with how to answer questions about evolution on exams, and how to spot common evolutionary fallacies based on the fossil record LW from New Zealand wrote: Dear CMI I am a Christian teenage girl with strong belief in a young earth and biblical creation At the moment, I feel pulled from every side to consider evolution I will be learning about it in school soon and that’s ok but should I answer exam questions from a creation viewpoint or do you think not Read More