The Creation of Man

And that is how the universe was created.

When the Lord God made the universe, there were no plants on the earth and no seeds had sprouted, because he had not sent any rain, and there was no one to cultivate the land; but water would come up from beneath the surface and water the ground.

Then the Lord God took some soil from the ground and formed a man out of it; he breathed life-giving breath into his nostrils and the man began to live.

(Genesis 2:4-7) Good News Translation

The narrative of Genesis 2 picks up with a broad synopsis of the creative process necessary to provide an environment where intelligent sentient beings, including Homo sapiens, will live.

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DNA Mutations Do Not Occur Randomly – Discovery Transforms Our View of Evolution

Beating the Odds in Mutation’s Game of Chance

Discovery that plants protect their most essential genes transforms our view of evolution.

This is a direct copy of a SciPop or news article preserved here because things on the internet have a bad habit of disappearing when you try to find them again. Full credit is given to the original authors and the source.

– Matty

Mutations of DNA do not occur as randomly as previously assumed, according to new research from Max Planck Institute for Biology Tübingen in Germany and University of California Davis in the US. The findings have the potential to dramatically change our view of evolution. The insights have far-reaching implications, from better knowledge of crop domestication to predictions of the mutational landscape in cancers.

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Principle VII

A man and woman clothes in animal skins look very sad

October 27

Evolution isn’t the Origin of Humanity

Therefore, just as through one man sin entered the world, and death through sin, and thus death spread to all men, because all sinned.

(Romans 5:12) NKJV

For since by man came death, by man came also the resurrection of the dead. For as in Adam all die, even so in Christ shall all be made alive.

(1 Corinthians 15:21-22) KJV

Abiogenesis took place over the six days of creation, it produced fully formed Homo sapiens. Evolution is the process of genetic decay which began in Genesis 3 at the fall of man.

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Flotsam and Jetsam

Fishing trawler grounded on a rocky shore

For the word of God is living and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the division of soul and spirit, and of joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.

(Hebrews 4:12) NKJV

We’re cleaning up blog posts again and pulling personal development pieces out of the main texts for each day. We’ll keep it, but it doesn’t need to be in the teaching material.

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The Recent Epoch

Portrait of Charles Darwin gesturing for us to be quiet

September 14

Behold, the LORD maketh the earth empty, and maketh it waste, and turneth it upside down, and scattereth abroad the inhabitants thereof.

(Isaiah 24:1) KJV

The recent epoch is everything since Peleg’s tectonics. Few people have had a greater influence on this time than Charles Darwin.

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Biodiversity

mating pairs of animals leaving Noah's ark

September 3

They went into the ark with Noah, two and two of all flesh in which there was the breath of life. And those that entered, male and female of all flesh, went in as God had commanded him. And the Lord shut him in.

(Genesis 7:15-16) ESV

There were two horses on Noah’s ark, a mating pair, now there are at least seven species in genus Equus. That’s macro-evolution. Noah’s ark was the beginning of evolution as we know it.

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Paleocene

August 21

For the king had merchant ships at sea with the fleet of Hiram. Once every three years the merchant ships came bringing gold, silver, ivory, apes, and monkeys.

(1 Kings 10:22) KJV

The Paleocene is an ecosystem which has been destroyed, transported and buried in sediment during a world-wide flood.

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Happy Anniversary!

August 15

This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; of whom I am chief.

(1 Timothy 1:15) KJV

We’re celebrating our anniversary: 32 years ago today we arrived in the USA. We were 19, lost, and filled with zeal for the theory of evolution which we thought was the antidote to God.

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Insects Evolved Wings

Praise the Lord from the earth, You great sea creatures and all the depths; Fire and hail, snow and clouds; Stormy wind, fulfilling His word; Mountains and all hills; Fruitful trees and all cedars; Beasts and all cattle; Creeping things and flying fowl; Kings of the earth and all peoples; Princes and all judges of the earth; Both young men and maidens; Old men and children.

(Psalms 148:7-12) NKJV

If we find insects with wings in the buried remains of a Mississippi swamp, does it mean that insects evolved wings in the swamp? No, it means that insects with wings were buried in a swamp.

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