How Old is “YOUNG”? | Confessions of a Young Earth Creationist Ch 1.5

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Jackson Pollock and My Love of FIRE

PonyH8R takes over the channel to tell us why Arson is not a disorder, but a lifestyle evolved over millions of years. And I guess he makes a good point. If evolution is the blind, directionless process through which our brains were created over millions of years- then calling pathological fire-setting a disorder is like saying there is a mistake in a splotch of spilled paint. Disorder requires order, which requires a plan, which requires a planner. I guess this is just another reason I don’t accept evolution. If you want to learn more, just visit https://searchcreation.org/ and remember: Jesus Loves you!

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Why am I a YOUNG Earth Creationist? | Confessions of a Young Earth Creationist Ch 1

Since being introduced to the debate between deep time and Biblical creation, I have learned a lot of science and Biblical criticism which supports the YEC model and which does not fit within a OEC model.

In short, the Bible is clear- God created within a single calendar week about 6,000 years ago. Science is in full agreement- a recent six day creation with a global flood fits within ALL of observable science.

Big Bang cosmology, deep time and gradualism does not fit the observed facts. Deep time is NOT a result of scientific investigation, but rather has become a starting assumption which forces scientists to bury a lot of facts and invent a lot of weak explanations not based on observation.

My goal is to give you enough of an education to join those of us who stand on the fringes of society, shunned by atheistic science and wishy-washy American church alike, and yet, holding firm to the Bible, we remain Young at heart.

I also recommend you check out other YEC resources, such as Answers in Genesis (And their most excellent museum), Creation Week with Ian Juby on YouTube, resources like SearchCreation.org over at CreationToday.org, and remember, Jesus Loves You.

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God and Isaac Newton | Sunday School for Sinners and Saints #4

“Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.” Hebrews 13:8(NIV)

“I the Lord do not change.” Malachi 3:6 (NIV)

We know from creation that God is the maker of the heavens and the earth. He is the creator of everything that is, and even space and time itself. When considering the nature of objective morality, the only answer that makes any sense is the anchoring of objective morality in the unchanging, eternal character and nature of God. We must anchor objective morality in God because He is unchanging and eternal. He is literally the only possible fixed point.

Furthermore, God has made us in HIS image. We are intended to be like Him. Just as a portrait is good because it resembles the person in whose image it was made, we are good when we reflect the character and nature of God, and we are bad when we reject His image. In an important sense, the answer to defining objective morality is literally, “What would Jesus do?”

God is the eternal, unchanging standard of good. God is perfectly just and loving. God is holy and wise. God is eternal and omniscient. The character and nature of God is the standard by which right and wrong MUST be determined. No other standard is eternal and unchanging.

What is logically deduced by this fact is that God does and must exist, and everyone knows it as Paul describes in Romans chapter 1. Everyone knows that objective right and wrong exist. While we may debate the proper application of these principles, the human race has always known that good and evil are real things.

But right and wrong require a fixed, unchanging point of reference. Right and wrong in relationship to who? The only answer which makes objective morality possible is Jesus Christ. Because we all acknowledge that right and wrong are real, we are already acknowledging the truth of the Biblical worldview, even if we don’t realize that we are. Skeptics will question the existence of God, and demand evidence for His existence. But we all, skeptics included, already have absolute assurance of God’s presence based on facts we can know first hand. In a strange sense, we all know that God exists with more certainty than we can know the speed of a rolling onion.

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Why is this debate worth having? | Confessions of a Young Earth Creationist INTRO

 

If the Old Earth/evolutionary model is true, then God made a world with sin, sickness, and death. But then… what is Jesus saving us FROM? His own design? And what is promised to us in the future when He makes all things new? More sin, sickness and death? Or will He finally make perfect what He couldn’t (or refused to) make perfect in the beginning?

The debate over Genesis 1 is not merely academic. Most of the major beliefs and doctrines are rooted in Genesis, and much of the rest of the Bible point back to the creation and the flood as real events.

One model presents God as the creator of a perfect world, free of sin, sickness and death. One model presents God looking at a world full of sin, sickness and death and calling it “very good.”

One model presents humans as one family, made in the image of God by his own hand. The other has us developing gradually from other animals, distinct from them only in our most recent years.

One model presents humans made perfect, with free will, ultimately falling to sin and breaking the relationship with God. The other model has us as always being in a “fallen” state, made as animals, maybe even made to rebel.

One model shows us that the Bible can be trusted from the very first page. The other tells us the Bible is fiction for the first 13 chapters at least, presents a God who lies to his people, and a Jesus who doesn’t know any better.

The Gospel only makes sense with a real, historical Genesis 1. We were made perfect in a world which was perfect, but we chose to sin and thus brought sin and death and sickness into the world. Jesus died to pay for our sins and make all things new, to restore what was lost. So yes, this debate is worth having, not to win fights, but to win souls to Jesus. We’re not contending for some trivial background knowledge about the past, but about the foundation of the Christian faith. That is, ultimately, EVERYTHING worth talking about.

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Big. White. WHALE! (or- How educated people sometimes miss the obvious)

Lately, the church attenders in our nation have wondered how, if it’s so obvious to people like me that Genesis 1-3 are meant to be read as literal history, that so many people with college degrees have decided that it is merely a literary device meant to teach a spiritual lesson and not real history. It is something of a quandary, and I think I can clear it all up by having you ponder one facet of literary history: Moby Dick.

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Is Luke Skywalker a MORAL MONSTER?!?!?

Storm-troopers, Nazis and Canaanites, OH MY! We delve into the question of moral rightness when it comes to military action against the bad guys, and of course we’re talking about Star Wars. You know, a lot of people got killed in Star Wars. In fact, there were THOUSANDS on the Death Star when Luke Skywalker blew the whole thing up. This means Luke Skywalker has killed THOUSANDS of people all by himself! IS LUKE SKYWALKER A MORAL MONSTER?!?!?

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