Did God create heaven and earth?

The first belief statement in the Apostles Creed is: I believe in God, the Father almighty, creator of heaven and earth. The first words recorded in the Bible are: “In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.” (Genesis 1:1) Everything else proceeds from that declaration. God is infinite. Before anything was created, he existed. When he […]

Is God Still active and involved in His creation? Part 2

Last week we covered God’s involvement in His creation up to the coming of Christ. After a silence period of 400 hundred years, God again appeared and became actively involved to complete a plan He had before the creation of the world. So let’s now look at what we observe God doing after this silent […]

Is God still active and involved in His creation?

Now by its very nature this question implies that the questioner thinks God was once active in his creation but questions whether God is still involved. It also signifies that the questioner does not see any evidence of God’s activity today. If God is still involved what is the evidence? We need to examine our […]

Irreducible Complexity – How does It Relate to Creation/Intelligent Design?

Irreducible complexity is a specific example of Intelligent Design. The definition of intelligent design is that the best explanation for the creation of the universe was by an intelligent cause or agent and not by natural selection (Evolution). Irreducible complexity is a term that describes a system having a specific function due to several interacting […]

When did God create Adam?

A long time ago is a correct, though not very satisfying answer. Unknowable is also a correct answer, but the Bible, genetic and archaelogical records provide some clues. Let’s begin with what the Bible says. A literal reading of the genealogy as recorded in the book of Genesis would put Adam at about 6000 years […]

Why did God create marriage?

According to the Bible, marriage was given as a gift of God at the time of creation. (Genesis 1-3) The Creator made humans in His own image, both male and female. God’s stated intention still is that the two shall become one in a blessed partnership, to give birth and nurture children. Marriage is the […]

Were the days in Genesis 24 hours or longer periods of time?

We presume you are asking about the length of the days of the creation story in Genesis. Most likely, ‘day’ refers to a long period of time. Keep in mind that scholars identify the creation account in the first chapter of Genesis as poetry, not necessarily a scientific textbook. The Genesis account of creation states […]

How can anyone be sure that the God of the Bible really exists?

If the universe with its trillions of galaxies and an unknowable number of stars and the irrefutable laws of physics and mathematics which control and govern it are not enough evidence to convince you that God exists, then look in the mirror and consider the complexity and supernatural intelligent design of your physical being. Your […]

What is the Christian worldview regarding the origins of man?

A Christian worldview is unique with a character and coherence that stands up to reason and is underpinned by both history and experience. It clearly differs from other worldviews. That can be easily seen both in the creation of all things and most specifically in the origin of man. The foundational tenet for the Christian […]