A Non-Technical Look at Intelligent Design – Part III

We are examining four examples of intelligent design drawn from the website intelligentdesign.org,  “The theory of intelligent design holds that certain features of the universe and of living things are best explained by an intelligent cause, not an undirected process such as natural selection. Through the study and analysis of a system’s components, a design theorist is…

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A Non-Technical Look at Intelligent Design – Part II

In Part I we gave the following description of Intelligent Design from the website intelligentdesign.org,  “The theory of intelligent design holds that certain features of the universe and of living things are best explained by an intelligent cause, not an undirected process such as natural selection. Through the study and analysis of a system’s components, a design…

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A Non-Technical Look at Intelligent Design – Part I

What is Intelligent Design? According to the website intelligentdesign.org,  “The theory of intelligent design holds that certain features of the universe and of living things are best explained by an intelligent cause, not an undirected process such as natural selection. Through the study and analysis of a system’s components, a design theorist is able to determine whether…

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The James Webb Telescope – Awestruck by the Glory of God

NASA recently released its first images from the James Webb Telescope. They are astonishing, not only for their aesthetic beauty, but also in what they reveal to us about our universe. Along with providing early snapshots of the universe coming into being, the images remind us just how immense it actually is, and the greatness…

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Were the Days of Creation 24 Hours Long? The Continuation of Day Seven

Having examined Moses’ construction of the first six days of creation, let us now turn our attention to the seventh day when God rests from His labor. One of the striking features of this day is its lack of closure. Unlike the first six days, day seven has no concluding refrain about this day drawing to an end (“and there was evening and there was morning, ______ day”). As readers, we are left wondering why Moses breaks here from his standard pattern. Why does he not depict this day drawing to a close? Has it not yet ended?

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No Second Chance After Death

Some people believe sinners will have a second chance to become saved after they die. In some cases, they misinterpret a particular Bible verse they think supports this idea. In other cases, they assume that God’s love will compel Him to provide another chance. Such a view contradicts the clear teachings of Scripture. Consider the…

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Heaven for Infants and Young Children Who Die – Part 2

[Ed. Note: In Part 1 we considered: The Universal Need for Salvation; When Do Children Become “Responsible”?; God’s Purpose in Salvation ; No Infants Mentioned in Hell; Jesus and Little Children. We now continue.] The Attributes of God The attributes of God certainly relate to the issue of heaven for those who cannot believe.[1] For…

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Heaven for Infants and Young Children Who Die – Part 1

There is perhaps nothing more difficult in the world than for a parent to bury a child. How heart-wrenching it is for a mother and father to watch as the casket containing their beloved son or daughter is lowered into the ground. Understandably, an issue of great concern to Christian parents relates to the eternal…

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