In hope of eternal life, which God, that cannot lie, promised before the world began;(Titus 1:2) KJV
Immanuel Velikovsky (1895-1979) reconciled science with the Bible as an atheist. His name is universally scorned but not because he was wrong, because no one wanted to hear what he had to say.
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Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.(Hebrews 11:1) KJV
We’re going to deduce the correct way to understand evidence, but we also need to know what faith is. Current popular science propaganda (SciPop) is that faith is belief without evidence.
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When pride comes, then comes shame; But with the humble is wisdom.(Proverbs 11:2) NKJV
The intellectual tragedy of our generation is a failure to understand what evidence is and how it’s used, and the resulting misconception about what constitutes knowledge. The theory of knowledge is called epistemology.
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To the Chief Musician. Set to “Mahalath.” A Contemplation of David. The fool has said in his heart, “There is no God.” They are corrupt, and have done abominable iniquity; There is none who does good.(Psalms 53:1) NKJV
Rather than demonstrating that “science” is based on evidence whereas faith isn’t, Christopher Hitchens showed, ironically, that he didn’t understand what evidence is or how it’s used.
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Pride goes before destruction, And a haughty spirit before a fall.(Proverbs 16:18 ) NKJV
Hitchens’s razor is one of the most popular atheist deities. It’s the intellectual equivalent of putting your thumbs in your ears and wiggling your fingers while sticking your tongue out.
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Jesus said to them, “If you were blind, you would have no guilt; but now that you say, ‘We see,’ your guilt remains.(John 9:41) ESV
An example of evidence is the worldwide distribution of sedimentary rock. In geology it’s called the stratigraphic column. We could euphemistically call it a scientific fact, although the word fact is sufficient by itself.
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For I did not receive it from any man, nor was I taught it, but I received it through a revelation of Jesus Christ.(Galatians 1:12) ESV
Evidence doesn’t lead to a conclusion, it just is. The idea that evidence is neutral and we all have access to it is known as Matty’s razor. We interpret evidence in a way that fits what we believe.
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