Tag Archives: Creation

66. Why doesn’t sin carry natural consequences?

Had our world been created by a moral designer, we might expect evil actions to carry natural consequences, in much the same way that other actions carry negative consequences. For example, if we touch fire, we are burned; if we touch … Continue reading

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65. Does the Giraffe’s neck infer intelligent design or evolution?

As we’ve seen, nature’s extremes can yield clues about whether evolution, or intelligent design, best explains the design choices we observe in nature. The long neck of the giraffe is no exception, and is used by both creationists and evolutionists … Continue reading

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48. Does homology infer design or common descent?

If you’d asked me ten years ago what homology was, I probably would’ve answered, “The study of… homos…?” I had no idea, because I’d never bothered to explore any evidence in favor of evolution. But it was evidence from homology — … Continue reading

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40. Should Noah’s Ark be taken literally?

The story of Noah’s Ark is one of the most important stories of the Old Testament, because it is one of the few miracles that would’ve left behind a literal “flood” of evidence for us to examine. But before we can … Continue reading

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33. Why would God give pigs better sex lives than humans?

[Warning: Contains Mature (and Immature) Content] It’s hard to imagine a topic more filthy than pig sex. In fact, I almost withheld the question, but felt it was one that really needs to be asked. There are many gifts and abilities that … Continue reading

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26. Why doesn’t God allow humans to regenerate limbs?

I’ve always been amazed by the body’s ability to heal itself. However, this ability really pales in comparison to the regenerative abilities of the salamander. Salamanders like the Mexican axolotl can regenerate their legs, tail, upper and lower jaw, eyes, lungs, heart, and … Continue reading

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25. If the earth is 6,000 years old, how can we see stars more than 6,000 light years away?

This is a common question in youth groups across America, where about half of us still believe the Universe was created fewer than 10,000 years ago. The problem in a nutshell is that light waves/photons travel at a known rate of 186,282 miles per … Continue reading

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