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Evolution – a theory in crisis! - Wallingford Christian Assembly

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Evolution – a Theory in Crisis
Part 3 of 3
The Biblical Creation Alternative
and Its Implications
Also available:
Part 1 of 3 – The Scientific Bankruptcy of Darwinian Evolution
Part 2 of 3 – The Philosophical Bankruptcy of Darwinian Evolution
They changed…
Lord George Lyttelton
Gilbert West
Frank Morrison
C.S. Lewis
Josh McDowell
John Montgomery
Malcolm Muggeridge
Sir William Ramsay
Lee Strobel
Anthony Flew
The stakes are high
If FALSE: nothing matters.
If TRUE: nothing else matters.
Spot the contradiction
“There is no
such thing
as absolute
truth.”
What is faith?
“A brainwasher…a state of
mind that leads people to
believe something…in the
total absence of supporting
evidence…a kind of mental
illness” and “one of the world’s
great evils, comparable to the
smallpox virus but harder to
eradicate.”
- Richard Dawkins
The blind faith of atheism
Universe from
nothing by chance
Odds: 0
Proof: none
Life by chance
Odds: 0
Proof: none
“Since the creation of the world
His invisible attributes are clearly
seen, being understood by the
things that are made, even His
eternal power and Godhead,
so that they are without excuse.”
Romans 1:20
1. Passes the
Transcriptional test
• No. of Greek copies – 5,686
• Time-gap – less than 50 years
• Accuracy - over 99%
“The scrolls have shown that our traditional
Bible has been amazingly accurately
preserved for over 2,000 years.”
- Eugene Ulrich
2. Passes the
Historical test
Sir. William Ramsay:
“Luke is a historian of first rank; not
merely are his statements of fact
trustworthy…this author should be
placed along with the very greatest of
historians.”
3. Passes the
Consistency test
• Breadth of subject matter
• 1,600 year time period
• 40 varied authors
4. Passes the
Archaeological test
William F Albright:
“There can be no doubt
that archaeology has
confirmed the
substantial historicity of
Old Testament tradition.”
5. Passes the
Contemporary
Literature test
Paul Maier:
��Many facts from antiquity rest on just
one ancient source, while two or three
sources in agreement generally render
the fact unimpeachable.’’
6. Passes the
Predictive
Accuracy test
Prof. Peter Stoner:
��We find the chance that any man might
have lived to the present time and
fulfilled all eight prophecies is 1 in
1017…that would be 1 in
100,000,000,000,000,000.’’
7. Passes the
Medical
Accuracy test
• Life in the blood (Lev 17:11)
• Quarantine (Lev 13:46)
8. Passes the
Scientific
Accuracy test
• The Universe had a beginning (Gen 1:1)
• Innumerable stars (Gen 22:17)
• Earth suspended in space (Job 26:7)
• Water cycle (Ecc 1:7)
• Earth round (Isa 40:22)
Jesus Christ confirmed:
• Adam & Eve (Matt 19:4-5)
• Noah & the ark (Luke 17:27)
• Jonah & the whale (Matt 12:40)
• Sodom & Gomorrah (Luke 17:29)
Irreconcilable Systems
Darwinian evolution
Biblical Creation
Man from apes
Man from dust
Reptiles before birds
Birds before reptiles
Life from chemicals
Life from God
Blind chance
Intelligent design
What is the Best
Explanation?
1. Origin of
the Universe
Evolution
“the most reasonable
belief is that we came
from nothing, by
nothing & for nothing.”
Creation
“In the beginning
God created the
heaven and the
earth.” (Gen 1:1)
What is the Best
Explanation?
2. Origin of a
Life-friendly Planet
Evolution
Luck
A Life Sustaining Planet?
1 chance in 10129
1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,
000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,
000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,
000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,
000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,
000,000,000
What is the Best
Explanation?
2. Origin of a
Life-friendly Planet
Evolution
Creation
Luck
“God formed it to
be inhabited ”
(Isaiah 45:18)
What is the Best
Explanation?
3. Origin of Life
Evolution
Creation
Life came from nonliving chemicals by
accident.
Life came from the
�living God’ by
intelligent design
�Abiogenesis’
�Biogenesis’
What is the Best
Explanation?
4. Origin of the
Genetic Digital Code (DNA)
Evolution
Creation
DNA organised
itself.
DNA was
intelligently
designed
What is the Best
Explanation?
5. Origin of
Consciousness
Evolution
Creation
“Mind is a function
of matter.”
Man is body
and spirit.
�Monism’
�Dualism’
Theodosius Dobzhansky
(1900-1975)
“Nothing in biology makes
sense without evolution.”
The Reality
“Nothing at all makes
sense without creation.”
What is the Best
Explanation?
6. Origin of Morality
Evolution
Creation
The lice picking
habits of apes
God imprinted the
demands of His law
on human minds
(Romans 2:15)
The Bible says:
“There is no difference for all have sinned, and
come short of the glory of God” (Rom 3:22-23)
“For Christ also has once suffered for sins,
the just for the unjust, that He might bring us
to God” (1 Pet 3:18)
“For by grace are you saved through faith; and
that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God, not
by works, lest any man should boast” (Eph 2:8)
The stakes are high
If FALSE: nothing matters.
If TRUE: nothing else matters.
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