There are many questions that could be asked about this subject. The first questions here may be "WHY are we here?", followed by the question how did our existence on earth begin? The answer is very simple: either we were created or we were not created.

And did the universe begin by chance or by purpose and design? If we were created, it logically follows that there is a creator. However, if we were not created, how did we come to be? By chance? Evolution?

There is no proof of evolution or creation but what is the evidence for each? How can we answer the questions that will come up every day? Well, let's talk about evolution for a moment. Let us first define a few words:
evolution: the change in the gene pool of a population from generation to generation by such processes as mutation or natural selection
mutation: a sudden departure from the parent type
natural selection: the process in nature which forms of life having traits that better enable them to adopt to specific environmental pressures,
micro-evolution: changes involving the gradual accumulation of mutations leading to new varieties within a species,
macro-evolution: major changes of species,
self-generation: to create by a natural or chemical process without outside assistance.

Darwin's emphasis on "natural selection" can move a species only a limited distance from the species' norm, and the greater the distance, the lower the probability for survival. For macro-evolution to occur by strictly natural processes, multiple favorable mutations must take place simultaneously at a rate sufficient to overcome the natural extinction rate. This leads to an insurmountable problem.

It will be mentioned here, that there are three main theories for the start of the universe.

1. The steady-state model: the galaxies moved farther away from each other, new galaxies were formed in between out of matter that was being continually created.
2. The oscillating model: The universe is like a spring, expanding and contracting, repeating the cycle indefinitely.

3. The big bang: all galaxies are moving apart from one another and us at enormous speeds. This staggering implication states at one time all matter was packed into a dense mass at trillions of degrees.

The scientist Victor Stenger's appeal to spontaneous self-generation at the moment the universe began, followed by billions of years of self-organization that continues right through to the present, is purely speculative. Not one example of significant self-generation or self-organization can be found in the entire realm of nature. In fact, nature shows us just the opposite.

Without causation nothing happens and without organization by an intelligent being, systems tend toward lower and lower levels of complexity. The Bible claims and science confirms, that God was causing effects before the time dimension of our universe existed (See John 17:4, Ephesians 1:4, Colossians1:16-17, 2Timothy 1:9, Titus 1:2, Hebrews 11:3).
Time defined: the realm or dimension in which cause -and-effect phenomena occur.

Is the earth old enough to support the theory of evolution? Is there any evidence to back the claims for evolution? Some believe that the earth is approximately 6000 years old as indicated in the Bible (one day of creation is 24 hours).

The evolutionists agree that it would take billions of years for life to form. The young earth proposal does not fit the idea of evolution by anyone's standards. It doesn't allow near enough time for evolution to take place. So what about the old earth idea? Some old-earth believers say that the earth and universe are somewhere between 3 billion years and 13 billion years old.

There is not enough space or time to cover all the areas associated with the possibility of a human evolving to the intellect and physical stature as we are today. However, just a few points of evidence to show that evolution is not feasible.

Point one: scientist Sir Fred Hoyle explains that it would be difficult if not impossible for the accidental formation of only one of the many chains of amino acids in a living cell. And in every human cell there are about 200,000 such amino acids. Now if you would (could) compute the time required to get all 200,000 amino acids for just one human cell to come together, by chance, it would be about 294 times the estimated (old) age of the earth (set at 4.6 billion years).

Hoyle compares the possibility of just one cell coming together by chance to what he calls the "junkyard mentality". "What are the chances that a tornado might blow through all the junkyards on earth containing all the parts of a 747, accidentally assemble them into a plane, and leave it ready for take-off?" He says the chances are impossible, "life cannot have arisen by chance".

Point two: evolution says that things started from nothing then grew and changed from one specie to another i.e. say, an alligator to a bird. If that is true, there should be fossils from the animals between the alligator and the bird. However, a fossil of these transition animals has never been found. They are completely missing. (WHY?)

I like statistics so let's look at one here. An average human body has about 10 to the 14th power cells in it (100,000,000,000,000). The brain has another 10 to the 9th power cells. That is not the end. Each cell has 1,000,000 molecules and each molecule contains between one thousand and ten thousand atoms, all positioned in the right place. That comes to 10 to the 23rd power atoms, again all in the right place, not including all the atoms in the brain.

That is 100,000,000000,000,000,000,000 atoms. Now, let's say the earth is 10 billion years old, that's 10 to the 17th power seconds. If all of the right atoms joined together in the right places, at least one a second, there would still not be enough time in 10 billion years to form a man (without a head). It is true that atoms could form in twos or more, but, this should give you the idea of the extreme complexity of the human body. Is it getting easier to believe in Jesus?

Can you see that it takes a lot more faith to believe in evolution than creation?

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