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Christ in Suffering and Triumph
“I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, saith the Lord, which is, and which was, and which is to come, the Almighty.” (Revelation 1:8) In the final book of the Bible occur seven...
The Sin of the Devil
“Now I know that the LORD is greater than all gods: for in the thing wherein they dealt proudly he was above them.” (Exodus 18:11) This is the first mention in the Bible of the sin of pride,...
Why Did Christ Die?
“For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according...
Fellowship with the Father
“. . . and truly our fellowship is with the Father, and with his Son Jesus Christ.” (1 John 1:3) One marvelous reason for which God has adopted us (Ephesians 1:5), indeed part of the very...
They That Wait upon the Lord
“But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.” (Isaiah 40:31) This...
Bees Are Actually Really, Really Smart
“These are, high, high, highly intelligent creatures,” said conservation biologist Reese Halter.1   Halter was speaking of the fascinating bee. Bees are already famous regarding their...
A Little Book with a Big Plan
Are you tired of reading dinosaur books to your kids while trying to filter the evolutionary worldview? ICR just published a new children’s book written by geologist Dr. Tim Clarey and his wife,...
Thine, O Lord
“Thine, O LORD, is the greatness, and the power, and the glory, and the victory, and the majesty: for all that is in the heaven and in the earth is thine; thine is the kingdom, O LORD, and thou art...
The First Love
“Father, I will that they also, whom thou hast given me, be with me where I am; that they may behold my glory, which thou hast given me: for thou lovedst me before the foundation of the world.”...
Data Leads to Correct Post-Flood Boundary
For decades, creation scientists have debated the level at which the Flood ended in the rock record. In the past, many have based their conclusions on a cursory examination of the rocks, or concentrated...
A Firm Foundation
Hello, I’m Don Barber, Director of Enterprise Technology at ICR. After serving here in a variety of roles for many years, I’m so glad to be a part of the ministry’s newest project:...
Strive Not About Words
“Of these things put them in rememberance, charging them before the Lord that they strive not about words to no profit, but to the subverting of the hearers.” (2 Timothy 2:14) This command...
No Darkness at All
“. . . in him is no darkness at all.” (1 John 1:5) Some have suggested that the gospel message is the most important truth in the Bible—and, perhaps, from a temporal human standpoint...
Son of Man
“And I looked, and behold a white cloud, and upon the cloud one sat like unto the Son of man, having on his head a golden crown, and in his hand a sharp sickle.” (Revelation 14:14) This...
He Became Poor
“For ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, that ye through his poverty might be rich.” (2 Corinthians 8:9) The doctrine...
More Problems with Iconic Milankovitch Paper
Secular scientists have a difficult time explaining an Ice Age, even though there is strong geological evidence that one occurred. In fact, creation scientists have long argued that the Genesis Flood...
Resisting the Devil
“Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour: Whom resist steadfast in the faith, knowing that the same afflictions are accomplished...
Saints and Sinners
“Then Job answered the LORD, and said, Behold, I am vile; what shall I answer thee? I will lay mine hand upon my mouth.” (Job 40:3-4) It is remarkable how the saintliest of men often confess...
More Evidence Lucy Was Just an Ape
Certain evolutionary scientists have talked of Lucy since the 1970s as a supposed ape-like ancestor of humans. It’s probably the world’s most famous extinct ape. The Lucy kind was roughly...
Catastrophe or Cataclysm
“[God] spared not the old world, but saved Noah the eighth person, a preacher of righteousness, bringing in the flood upon the world of the ungodly; And turning the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah into...
Sixtymile Formation Part of Genesis Flood
For many decades, creation scientists have included the Sixtymile Formation in Grand Canyon as part of the Sauk Megasequence that marks the onset of the global Flood.1 They based their conclusions on...
Dividing Light from Darkness
“And God said, Let there be light: and there was light. And God saw the light, that it was good: and God divided the light from the darkness.” (Genesis 1:3-4) Initially, the created cosmos...
Timeless Truth
My name is Chris Kinman, and I am the Director of the ICR Discovery Center for Science and Earth History. It is exciting for me to look back on ICR’s history and see the Lord’s faithfulness...
T. rex is here!
Wanna come face-to-face with this toothy tyrannosaur? Visit the ICR Discovery Center for Science and Earth History when it opens in 2019! The Discovery Center will showcase an abundance of evidence...
Savor of Life or Death
“For we are unto God a sweet savour of Christ, in them that are saved, and in them that perish: To the one we are the savour of death unto death; and to the other the savour of life unto life. And...
Eternal Life
“. . .that ye may know that ye have eternal life, and that ye may believe on the name of the Son of God.” (1 John 5:13) Although this powerful, five-chapter letter from the apostle John...
The "Light" Equation
“God is light.” (1 John 1:5) The biblical text is rich with metaphors and similes, one of which often appears in John’s writings. God is said to be “light”—the most...
God Knows What We Don't Know
“I know, O LORD, that thy judgments are right, and that thou in faithfulness hast afflicted me.” (Psalm 119:75) One of the most perplexing aspects of the Christian life is trying to understand...
ICR and Climate Change
Climate change really heats up the headlines. Alarmists clamor that human activity and man-made pollutants are catastrophically disrupting Earth’s weather patterns. But is it all just a bunch...
True Freedom
“As free, and not using your liberty for a cloak of maliciousness, but as the servants of God.” (1 Peter 2:16) We who live in what the song writer called the “sweet land of liberty”...
Look Back
“Hearken to me, ye that follow after righteousness, ye that seek the LORD: look unto the rock whence ye are hewn, and to the hole of the pit whence ye are digged.” (Isaiah 51:1) While it...
Squid, Octopus Genomes Alter Themselves, Blocking Evolution
A team of researchers from Israel and the U.S. are searching for animals that can edit their own RNA molecules. They encountered a standout. Unlike other animals that edit only a small fraction of the...
The Moments of God
“For a small moment have I forsaken thee; but with great mercies will I gather thee. In a little wrath I hid my face from thee for a moment; but with everlasting kindness will I have mercy on thee,...
A Strong Defense for the Christian Faith
Hi, I’m Margie Medford (pictured center-right), and I’ve been with ICR’s Donor Relations Department for almost 11 wonderful years! I get the pleasure of talking on the phone and emailing...
Things of the World
“Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world.” (1 John 2:15) We must be wary of the world’s “things,” because we are “in the world,” not “of...
Working Out Our Salvation
“Wherefore, my beloved, as ye have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling.” (Philippians 2:12) We...
If I Perish
“Go, gather together all the Jews that are present in Shushan, and fast ye for me, and neither eat nor drink three days, night or day: I also and my maidens will fast likewise; and so will I go in...
Common Sense
Do you remember the tale of the emperor’s new clothes? Remember how the emperor went along with the ludicrous idea that he was wearing clothes when he was actually naked? In the story, he seems...
Human-Chimp DNA Comparison
Jeff Tomkins: Interview with a Geneticist Dr. Jeffrey P. Tomkins is Director of Life Sciences at the Institute for Creation Research. He recently spent time talking about his work with ICR Science...
Palo Duro Canyon Rocks Showcase Genesis Flood
ICR scientists recently led field trips through Palo Duro Canyon near Amarillo, Texas, pointing out many geological features that show clear evidence of the global Flood. The walls of the canyon display...
Radiohalos: Nature's Tiny Mysteries
Figure 1. Some typical examples of different radiohalos found in granitic rocks, from volume 2 of the Radioisotopes and the Age of the Earth (RATE) study.1   Radiohalos are minute...
ICR Discovery Center Update
Help Us Complete the ICR Discovery Center’s Exhibits A lot has happened in the past 12 months. We grabbed an image each month from the stationary camera positioned above the construction site...
Codons Are Not Degenerate After All
A popular meme of evolutionary speculation is the belief that many DNA sequences in the genome have the capacity to freely mutate and thus can function as a mechanism for creating new selectable traits...
Did Medieval Artists See Real Dinosaurs?
Figure 1. The ancient choir hall in Carlisle Cathedral, UK. The blue rug in the center aisle covers the fascinating decorations on Bishop Bell’s tomb. Image credit: David Iliff. License:...
Engineered Adaptability: Adaptive Solutions Are Targete...
How do you know when evolutionary theory is following the facts or just inventing them? Consider this statement by evolutionary authority Jerry Coyne: True, the raw materials for evolution—the...
Withstanding Winter Weather
On hot July days you might miss winter’s chill.1 In higher latitudes, however, it’s the coldness that needs mitigation. For example, Arctic insects and arachnids are cold-blooded, so freezing...
Counting the Cost
“For which of you, intending to build a tower, does not sit down first and count the cost?” (Luke 14:28) The ICR Discovery Center for Science and Earth History, currently under construction,...
To the Fourth Generation
“Thou shalt not bow down thyself unto them, nor serve them: for I the LORD thy God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation of...
Horseshoe Crabs: Living Fossils or Living Laboratories?
The horseshoe crab is a marine arthropod and a testimony to the creative design and organization of God’s living creation. These odd crabs look much like crustaceans (lobsters, crabs and shrimp),...
Thou Shalt Not
“Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth.” (Exodus 20:4) Many...
Made in Christ
“For he hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.” (2 Corinthians 5:21) Many men would boast of being “self-made”...
Hasty Concretion Formation
Concretions are remarkable geological curiosities. They are spherical carbonate formations composed of mineral cement. Concretions are found near and far, from Western Kazakhstan to beaches in California....
Young Men
“I have written unto you, young men, because ye are strong, and the word of God abideth in you, and ye have overcome the wicked one.” (1 John 2:14) There are two commendations about the...
Showcase the Evidence
Jim Johnson here, serving in ICR’s educational programs. Honoring God as our great Creator is my goal as I research, write, teach, and speak for this ministry. As a forensic-science guy, I care...
Prepared Hearts
“For Ezra had prepared his heart to seek the law of the LORD, and to do it, and to teach in Israel statutes and judgments.” (Ezra 7:10) It does not come naturally into our hearts to seek,...
The Unequal Yoke
“Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness?” (2 Corinthians 6:14) This...
In a Moment
“Behold, I shew you a mystery; We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed, In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump: for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be...
Jurassic World 2 Opens
(Warning: the following article contains spoilers, although minimal.) Everyone loves dinosaurs—especially in movies. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom opens today in theaters, bringing dinosaurs...
He That Is Spiritual
“But he that is spiritual judgeth all things, yet he himself is judged of no man.” (1 Corinthians 2:15) The word rendered “spiritual” is the Greek word pneumatikos, from which...
Century-Old Dinosaur Taxonomy Under Investigation
A recent article in New Scientist illustrates how difficult it is to classify various forms of life, such as dinosaurs, into groups.1 The article, based on a cover story (and a follow-up story) in Nature,...
Things We Ought to Do
“Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye pay tithe of mint and anise and cummin, and have omitted the weightier matters of the law, judgment, mercy, and faith: these ought ye to have...
What to Put On
“And, behold, I send the promise of my Father upon you: but tarry ye in the city of Jerusalem, until ye be endued with power from on high.” (Luke 24:49) People give much attention to what...
The Cambrian Explosion Mystery Deepens
Trilobites (a type of arthropod) appear in sedimentary rocks as part of the Cambrian Explosion.1 In this episode, all the major animal groups first appear as fossils. They appear suddenly, fully-formed,...
Coming Like the Flood
“So shall they fear the name of the LORD from the west, and his glory from the rising of the sun. When the enemy shall come in like a flood, the Spirit of the LORD shall lift up a standard against...
Honoring Our Fathers
“Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.” (Exodus 20:12) This familiar command was the fifth in God’s list of...
The Proof of Obedience
“And hereby do we know that we know him, if we keep his commandments.” (1 John 2:3) Jesus once said, “Why call ye me, Lord, Lord, and do not the things which I say?” (Luke 6:46)....
Asking in Jesus' Name
“And whatsoever ye shall ask in my name, that will I do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son.” (John 14:13) In the gospel of John there are at least six promises that if we pray...
Standing Together for Truth
Hello! My name is Kristen Mitrisin, and I’m in the stewardship department at ICR, serving you through charitable gift annuities and saying thank you, thank you for your gifts every month. I am...
The Opened Prison
“The Spirit of the LORD God is upon me; because the LORD hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the...
Could Designed Systems Explain Green Lizard Blood?
Green blood is not something you see every day. The recent search for why several species of lizards found in New Guinea have green blood assumes an evolutionary origin for these creatures. It seems...
Love, Faith, Joy
“Whom having not seen, ye love; in whom, though now ye see him not, yet believing, ye rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory: Receiving the end of your faith, even the salvation of your souls.”...
Yet Not I
“But by the grace of God I am what I am: and his grace which was bestowed upon me was not in vain; but I laboured more abundantly than they all: yet not I, but the grace of God which was with me.”...
Important Climate-Change Realism Paper Published
The greatest point of contention in the debate over “global warming” or “climate change” is not whether or not a significant increase in atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) would...
Ye Which Are Spiritual
“Brethren, if a man be overtaken in a fault, ye which are spiritual, restore such an one in the spirit of meekness; considering thyself, lest thou also be tempted.” (Galatians 6:1) According...
Impacting Young Minds
Hi, my name is Joel Kautt, and I help plan ICR’s outreach events. The first creation event I ever attended was when I was about eight years old. Dr. John Morris related his adventures as a geologist,...
The Lamb's Book of Life
“And there shall in no wise enter into it any thing that defileth, neither whatsoever worketh abomination, or maketh a lie: but they which are written in the Lamb’s book of life.” (Revelation...
Your New Expectations
“This I say . . . that ye henceforth walk not as other Gentiles walk.” (Ephesians 4:17) This succinct command is quickly followed by a sweeping description of the impotent mind of the Gentiles...
Your New Capabilities
“. . . that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give unto you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him: the eyes of your understanding being enlightened.”...
Your New Authority
“And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth. Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and...
Scientists Prove Limestone Can Form Quickly
Many environmentalists are concerned with the anthropogenic production of carbon dioxide produced by burning fossil fuels. Research projects are being funded across the globe to find ways to sequester...
Your New Purpose
“I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called.” (Ephesians 4:1) We are called “out of darkness into his marvellous...
Your New Nature
“. . . that we should be holy and without blame before him in love.” (Ephesians 1:4) In the grand purpose of our selection into God’s family, two key words are used. Holy: The word...
Your New Position
“He hath chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love.” (Ephesians 1:4) The search for identity and meaning can drive...
Let’s Serve the Kingdom Together
Trey Bowling here, and I have the immense pleasure of processing your resource orders, whether online, by mail, or over the phone! Through my time at ICR, I’ve discovered that the mission of this...
Your Present Identity
“Now therefore ye are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellowcitizens with the saints, and of the household of God.” (Ephesians 2:19) Prior to salvation, we are called “aliens...
Your Past Condition
“And you hath he quickened, who were dead in trespasses and sins.” (Ephesians 2:1) Three concise descriptions are given in Scripture of how God sees all sinners prior to the creation of...
Places to Walk
“Thus saith the LORD of hosts; If thou wilt walk in my ways, and if thou wilt keep my charge, then thou shalt also judge my house, and shalt also keep my courts, and I will give thee places to walk...
All in All
“Because I will publish the name of the LORD: ascribe ye greatness unto our God. He is the Rock, his work is perfect: for all his ways are judgment: a God of truth and without iniquity, just and...
Sowing Seeds
My grandfather was a careful gardener. He prepared the soil months in advance of planting season. He meticulously laid out the straight rows, scooped out the dirt, and placed every seed exactly where...
Living Word, Listening Ears
“If anyone has ears to hear, let him hear.” Then He said to them, “Take heed what you hear. With the same measure you use, it will be measured to you; and to you who hear, more will...
Rapid Limestone Deposits Match Flood Account
Secular science has long taught that sedimentary rocks were deposited slowly over vast ages, but what does the research show? People are indoctrinated with the notion that enormous periods of time are...
Does the Cosmic Microwave Background Confirm the Big Bang?
Introduction Three main arguments are commonly used to support the Big Bang model of the universe’s origin: The apparent expansion of the universe, inferred from redshifted spectra...
ICR Discovery Center Update
Help Us Complete the ICR Discovery Center’s Exhibits As we build the ICR Discovery Center for Science and Earth History, we’re raising funds for the interior exhibits. We’re developing...
Male-Female Differences Supported by Scripture and Science
The issue of gender is a frequent news topic. What is the Christian’s position on this issue, and what does science document? Echoing Genesis 1:27 and 2:24, Jesus said, “From the beginning...
Darwin's Abominable Mystery and the Genesis Flood
by Jeffrey P Tomkins, Ph.D., and Tim Clarey, Ph.D.* Charles Darwin frankly acknowledged that the profound lack of transitional forms in the fossil record for one fundamental type of creature...
Engineered Adaptability: Adaptive Changes Are Purposefu...
Suppose you were in a game show with $100,000 riding on how well you match the top three responses to this question: “What word means the opposite of designed?” You might have a good chance...
Did an Asteroid Impact Kill the Dinosaurs?
During a recent visit to a church, I told a group of children how and why Noah’s Flood fossilized the dinosaurs. A boy told me he saw a documentary that said an asteroid impact killed the dinosaurs....
Infinite Time Won't Rescue Evolution
Evolutionists use a variety of imaginative analogies to make the spontaneous generation of life seem plausible. One of the more familiar is the typing monkeys scenario, also known as the infinite monkey...
Christian Retirement?
“I’m old. I’m tired. But I still got some kick left in me. And while God gives me strength, I’m dead set on doing what I can.” I chuckled as I read this opening line...
New Whale Fossil Harpoons Evolution
by Frank Sherwin and Jeffrey Tomkins According to the evolutionary mantra, whales evolved from a dog-like land creature.1 And as the whale of a tale goes, over millions of years the size of the...
That I May Know Him
“That I may know him, and the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings, being made conformable unto his death.” (Philippians 3:10) Paul deeply desired to know Christ...
The Faithful Saying
“It is a faithful saying: For if we be dead with him, we shall also live with him: If we suffer, we shall also reign with him: if we deny him, he also will deny us: If we believe not, yet he abideth...
Turtle Eggs Sense Temperature Changes
Remarkably, when a number of reptilian mothers (including lizards, snakes, turtles, and alligators) bury eggs in warm, incubating sand, all the eggs may produce offspring of the same gender. Females...
Christian Freedom
“For, brethren, ye have been called unto liberty; only use not liberty for an occasion to the flesh, but by love serve one another.” (Galatians 5:13) Liberty has always been a cherished...
At God's Good Pleasure
“But our God is in the heavens: he hath done whatsoever he hath pleased.” (Psalm 115:3) We often raise questions about God’s actions, but He is never obligated to explain to us His...
What Is Sin
“Whosoever committeth sin transgresseth also the law: for sin is the transgression of the law.” (1 John 3:4) The Bible warns that “the wages of sin is death” (Romans 6:23), and...
The Whole Law
“Ye shall therefore keep my statutes, and my judgments: which if a man do, he shall live in them: I am the LORD.” (Leviticus 18:5) The absolute holiness of God is emphasized throughout the...
Our Culture’s Deepest Needs
Hi, I’m Christy Hardy, and I serve as an editor at ICR. Our country has so many needs and worthy causes. How do we decide which nonprofit organizations to support? One advantage of supporting...
Memory and the Holy Spirit
“But the Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you.”...
Intact Starch Granules in "Ancient" Plant Fossil
by Jeffrey Tomkins and Timothy Clarey* Fossils keep revealing biomolecules that should be completely deteriorated and disintegrated if they are millions of years old. Scientists have just discovered...
The Gospel of Peace
“How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him that bringeth good tidings, that publisheth peace; that bringeth good tidings of good, that publisheth salvation; that saith unto Zion, Thy God...
The Opened Heavens
“And I saw heaven opened, and behold a white horse; and he that sat upon him was called Faithful and True, and in righteousness he doth judge and make war.” (Revelation 19:11) This is the...
Refuting Ape-Men Myths
I’m Brian Thomas, Science Writer at the Institute for Creation Research. My wife and I have five college-age kids. We look forward to the day when we can take them and their friends who have heard...
God's Sovereignty
“And the LORD said unto him, Who hath made man’s mouth? or who maketh the dumb, or deaf, or the seeing, or the blind? have not I the LORD?” (Exodus 4:11) This divine rebuke to...
Horned Dinosaurs Created as One Kind
A recent paper published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B may have inadvertently confirmed what the Bible revealed to us all along: Kinds only reproduce after their kinds.1 Kinds only reproduce...
On All the Heathen
“For the day of the LORD is near upon all the heathen: as thou hast done, it shall be done unto thee: thy reward shall return upon thine own head.” (Obadiah 1:15) The book of Obadiah was...
Judging Error
“Now I beseech you, brethren, mark them which cause divisions and offences contrary to the doctrine which ye have learned; and avoid them. For they that are such serve not our Lord Jesus Christ,...
When We Abide in Christ
“Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, except it abide in the vine; no more can ye, except ye abide in me.” (John 15:4) The Lord Jesus has told us to be careful...
Good Soldiers
“Thou therefore endure hardness, as a good soldier of Jesus Christ. No man that warreth entangleth himself with the affairs of this life; that he may please him who hath chosen him to be a soldier.”...
Homo naledi Bones Not Ritually Buried
Since Lee Berger and his team announced their discovery of Homo naledi,1 they have been claiming that the bones found in the Dinaledi Chamber, South Africa, were deliberately disposed by living Homo...
They Have Their Reward
“Therefore when thou doest thine alms, do not sound a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may have glory of men. Verily I say unto you, They...
Astonishing Doctrine
“And it came to pass, when Jesus had ended these sayings, the people were astonished at his doctrine.” (Matthew 7:28) This is the first mention of “doctrine” (Greek didache)...
Take Heed
“And Jesus answering them began to say, Take heed lest any man deceive you.” (Mark 13:5) In the account of Christ’s great prophetic discourse on the Mount of Olives, as recorded in...
Bajau Diver Study: Example of Circular Reasoning
Bajau divers of the Central Sulawesi peninsula in Indonesia are able to hold their breath and dive to amazing depths of over 200 feet using only rock weights and hand-made wooden goggles. Researchers...
Marveling at His Work
Hello, I am Ruth Ann Wilhoit, the receptionist here at the Institute for Creation Research. Having formerly been an elementary Christian school teacher, I am excited to think that a state-of-the-art...
The Elect Lady
“The elder unto the elect lady and her children, whom I love in the truth; and not I only, but also all they that have known the truth.” (2 John 1:1) The Greek word for “lady”...
Faithful Men
“And the things that thou hast heard of me among many witnesses, the same commit thou to faithful men, who shall be able to teach others also.” (2 Timothy 2:2) Although this verse has been...
God of All Graces
“Now the God of peace be with you all.” (Romans 15:33) Our God of all the world has been known by many names in Scripture (Elohim, Jehovah, Adonai, etc.), but He is also identified, especially...
The Father's Love for the Son
“And lo a voice from heaven, saying, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.” (Matthew 3:17) In this remarkable verse, God the Father, speaking from heaven itself, introduces...
Doolittle's Recycled Evolutionary Theory Is Old News
“What was old is new again” describes fashion cycles where young people today are wearing clothes and buying furniture styled after that of their grandparents. Evolutionary biology also...
This Same Jesus
“Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and to day, and for ever.” (Hebrews 13:8) When the Lord Jesus rose from the dead, then later ascended into heaven, His body was immortal, no longer subject...
Things Not Seen
“By faith Noah, being warned of God of things not seen as yet, moved with fear, prepared an ark to the saving of his house; by the which he condemned the world, and became heir of the righteousness...
When to Pray
“Continue in prayer, and watch in the same with thanksgiving.” (Colossians 4:2) There is no set time to pray, for it is always appropriate. Our text tells us to “continue” in...
Scientists Marvel at Seaweed's Living Opals
A common seaweed called rainbow wrack grows along Europe’s coasts, including tidal rock pools in the UK. Deep inside its cells, this marine plant uses oily chemicals to make opal look-alikes—“living...
“Experience” Answers to Your Questions
My name is Ernie Carrasco, and I work at the ICR School of Biblical Apologetics. I grew up believing that every word of the Bible is true. But in my late teens and young adult years, I was often confronted...
The Christian's Lifestyle: Our Relationships
“Submitting yourselves one to another in the fear of God.” (Ephesians 5:21) Our calling is to walk worthy. Our gifts are perfect and complete. Our behavior is changed by the new man. Our...
Results of Religious Compromise
“And Jehu the son of Hanani the seer went out to meet him, and said to king Jehoshaphat, Shouldest thou help the ungodly, and love them that hate the LORD? therefore is wrath upon thee from before...
The Strength of the Lord
“I will go in the strength of the LORD: I will make mention of thy righteousness, even of thine only.” (Psalm 71:16) Since God the Creator is omnipotent, if we can go in His strength, there...
Instantaneous Creation
“Let them praise the name of the LORD: for he commanded, and they were created.” (Psalm 148:5) The concept of “fiat creation” is opposed by evolutionists and all who believe...
Prerequisites for Christian Unity
“If there be therefore any consolation in Christ, if any comfort of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any bowels and mercies, Fulfill ye my joy, that ye be like-minded, having the same love,...
Strong in Grace
“Thou therefore, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus.” (2 Timothy 2:1) In the Old Testament, “grace” (used 69 times) is often applied in the sense of personal...
The Goal of Our New Discovery Center
Hello, I’m Mary Smith, Registrar at the Institute for Creation Research. My father, Dr. Henry M. Morris, founded this ministry, and he often reminded us that the gospel includes more than the...
The Better Hope
“For the law made nothing perfect, but the bringing in of a better hope did; by the which we draw nigh unto God.” (Hebrews 7:19) Men and women have many false hopes in this world, one of...
Lights Around the World
I’d like to introduce you to one of the Institute for Creation Research’s leaders—Dan Farell fills an important position of influence as an ICR board member. He oversees the decision-making...
In Business for Christ
I recently received an Easter card. On the front, an empty tomb is pictured with the text of Matthew 28:6: “He is not here; for He is risen, as He said.” The card is signed by Phil and Sharon...
Is the Y Chromosome Shrinking?
Evolutionary scientists claim that the human male chromosome—the Y chromosome—is shrinking.1 Some even predict it will eventually disappear and the genes it currently contains will all somehow...
Stromatolites: Evidence of Pre-Flood Hydrology
Stromatolites are some of the more puzzling fossils found throughout Earth’s rock record. They are fairly common in the oldest known sedimentary rocks, but living stromatolites only occur in rare...
ICR Discovery Center Update
ICR commissioned a well-known artist to create a 24-foot DNA sculpture for the discovery center’s outdoor fountain. Discover a T. rex at the ICR Discovery Center!   Progress...
Time and Creation
What Is Time? Questions about time often arise in discussions of Genesis and Earth’s age. Could billions of years have elapsed before the “in the beginning” of Genesis 1? When...
The Designed Interface of the Eye's Microbiome
Researchers have discovered unique microbial communities on and in our skin, mouth, gut, and airways. This collection of viruses, bacteria, and fungi is called the microbiome. The human immune system’s...
Engineered Adaptability: Designed Mechanisms Best Expla...
Diverse creatures have repeatedly been observed rapidly and independently converging on the same traits needed to solve similar environmental challenges. How extensive is this phenomenon? Harvard biologist...
Are Evolution and Adaptation the Same?
Due to the bombardment of evolutionary propaganda, most people think the terms evolution and adaptation basically represent the same thing. But nothing could be further from the truth. When one has...
Viking Bones Contradict Carbon-14 Assumptions
Radiocarbon dating is considered one of science’s tried-and-true methodologies. But could there be a forensic flaw in measuring carbon-14 dates using conventional methodology? Could dates assigned...
Don't Miss the Joy
I often marvel at God’s hand on ICR’s ministry. We have experienced times of plenty and seasons of leanness. Through it all, ICR has remained sensitive to the Lord’s leading by pursuing...
Secular Scientists Admit Dinosaurs Appeared Abruptly
ICR scientists have long pointed out that fossils, contrary to popular misperception, do not provide evidence for evolution, and a recent secular dinosaur study confirms this.1 ICR scientists have...
The Christian's Lifestyle: Our Control
“And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit.” (Ephesians 5:18) Two factors need to be identified with this verse. First, the immediately preceding context...
The Unseen Angels
“For he shall give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee in all thy ways.” (Psalm 91:11) God has created “an innumerable company of angels” (Hebrews 12:22), and there are...
Lessons to Learn
“But go ye and learn what that meaneth, I will have mercy, and not sacrifice: for I am not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.” (Matthew 9:13) The Lord Jesus called all...
Bill Nye, PBS Highlight Young-Earth Evidence
On April 18 of this year, The Public Broadcasting Corporation aired a documentary on its television show POV entitled “Bill Nye, Science Guy.” It can be viewed at the pbs.org website.1 Although...
Creation and the Sciences
“So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.” (Genesis 1:27) The first chapter of Genesis is the foundational chapter of the...
Moth Fossils Pester Insect Evolution
Recently, moth fossils imbedded in both ancient amber and rocks have been analyzed in excruciating detail. Using a variety of high-powered microscopes, scientists wanted to see how much evolution occurred...
Doxology to the King
“Now unto the King eternal, immortal, invisible, the only wise God, be honour and glory for ever and ever. Amen.” (1 Timothy 1:17) In this stirring doxology to the One who allowed him...
The Good Deposit
“That good thing which was committed unto thee keep by the Holy Ghost which dwelleth in us.” (2 Timothy 1:14) The good thing that Paul referred to surely involves God”s “gift”...
One-of-a-Kind Exhibits
Hi, I’m Dr. Tim Clarey, the geologist at ICR. I’m excited to showcase our cutting-edge research in the ICR Discovery Center. The center’s portrayal of the global Flood will reflect...
Hold Fast
“Hold fast the form of sound words, which thou hast heard of me, in faith and love which is in Christ Jesus.” (2 Timothy 1:13) There are several significant pieces to this important command....
What's All the Flap About?
In the last few decades, there has been a lot of discussion by prominent paleontologists who imply that dinosaurs and birds are closely related. Many of these paleontologists go even further, suggesting...
The Christian's Lifestyle: Our Wisdom
“Wherefore be ye not unwise, but understanding what the will of the Lord is.” (Ephesians 5:17) The “wherefore” is preceded by the command “Walk as children of light”...
Holy Brethren
“I charge you by the Lord that this epistle be read unto all the holy brethren.” (1 Thessalonians 5:27) There is probably no word more misused—even abused—than the word “holy.”...
Visit
“Simeon hath declared how God at the first did visit the Gentiles, to take out of them a people for his name.” (Acts 15:14) Our English word “visit” has come to mean a social...
The Word and the Spirit
“Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the spirit which is of God; that we might know the things that are freely given to us of God.” (1 Corinthians 2:12) How is it that...
Nearby Galaxy Has Almost No Dark Matter
A team of astronomers recently concluded that a nearby spheroidal galaxy, designated as NGC1052-DF2, contains very little, if any, dark matter.1,2 Since Big Bang scientists use dark matter to explain...
The Conclusion of the Matter
“Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God, and keep his commandments: for this is the whole duty of man.” (Ecclesiastes 12:13) The spiritual life of Solomon can, to a great...
Tragic Ignorance
“For they being ignorant of God’s righteousness, and going about to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted themselves unto the righteousness of God.” (Romans 10:3) There...
Things to Keep
“And he said unto him, Why callest thou me good? there is none good but one, that is, God: but if thou wilt enter into life, keep the commandments.” (Matthew 19:17) The two main Greek words...
Homo naledi had Lucy-Like Hips
Hips can reveal many things about fossilized organisms, especially when it comes to mammals. They can indicate the difference between species and even reveal the differences between the sexes of the...
Building His Kingdom
Hello, my name is Andrew Infinger, and I work in ICR’s distribution center. As a full-time student and employee, I don’t have much time to read outside of my studies. That’s why I...
The Christian's Lifestyle: Our Behavior
“This I say . . . that ye henceforth walk not as other Gentiles walk.” (Ephesians 4:17) This succinct command quickly is followed by a sweeping description of the impotent mind of the Gentiles...
Snares
“Moreover he must have a good report of them which are without; lest he fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.” (1 Timothy 3:7) A snare is a trap normally used to catch an unwary...
Together with Christ
“Even when we were dead in sins, [God] hath quickened us together with Christ, (by grace ye are saved;) And hath raised us up together, and made us sit together in heavenly places in Christ Jesus.”...
He Is Able
“Nevertheless I am not ashamed: for I know whom I have believed, and am persuaded that he is able to keep that which I have committed unto him against that day.” (2 Timothy 1:12) The apostle...
Protein Discovery Confirms Design
Fungal infections can be a pain to eradicate. But new results show why these infections can take an even tighter hold on people or animals that are missing a specific protein. The international research...
Reject Favoritism
“My brethren, have not the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Lord of glory, with respect of persons.” (James 2:1) Evidently the believers in the early church were much like us in that...
Fear the Right Fear
“Say ye not, A confederacy, to all them to whom this people shall say, A confederacy; neither fear ye their fear, nor be afraid. Sanctify the LORD of hosts himself; and let him be your fear, and...
The Rivers and the Sea
“All the rivers run into the sea; yet the sea is not full; unto the place from whence the rivers come, thither they return again.” (Ecclesiastes 1:7) As the ancients observed the mighty...
Denisovan DNA Shown to Be Human...Again
Denisovans are ancient humans represented by various teeth and a finger bone found in a Siberian cave. Their claim to fame is largely based on the DNA extracted from these few fragments of human remains....
Teaching Children Creation Truth
Hello, I’m Jayme Durant, the Director of Communications at ICR. I homeschooled my four children from kindergarten through high school graduation. For 22 years, we visited museums and discovery...
The Christian's Lifestyle: Our Gifts
“But unto every one of us is given grace according to the measure of the gift of Christ.” (Ephesians 4:7) The grace that is given (Greek charis) is a distribution by the Holy Spirit of gifts...
The Fires of Hell
“And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity: so is the tongue among our members, that it defileth the whole body, and setteth on fire the course of nature; and it is set on fire of hell.”...
Our Refuge
“God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore will not we fear, though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea.” (Psalm...
God's Perfect Way
“As for God, his way is perfect; the word of the LORD is tried: he is a buckler to all them that trust in him.” (2 Samuel 22:31) This is the 30th verse (out of 50) in David’s great...
Excess Lithium in Milky Way Halo Stars
A recent news article1 reported that certain types of stars2 in our Milky Way Galaxy have more lithium (Li) in their stellar atmosphere than the current models predict. Before 1982, it was generally...
Life and Immortality
“But is now made manifest by the appearing of our Saviour Jesus Christ, who hath abolished death, and hath brought life and immortality to light through the gospel.” (2 Timothy 1:10) Most...
The Mind of Christ
“Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus.” (Philippians 2:5) Although salvation is free, it is not cheap since it required the Creator Himself to become man and submit to...
“Cool” Plans for the ICR Discovery Center
Hi, my name is Dr. Jake Hebert. I’m a physicist and research associate here at the Institute for Creation Research. ICR has been an enormous blessing in my life. When I was an undergraduate physics...
Breath and Spirit
“Thus saith God the LORD, he that created the heavens, and stretched them out; he that spread forth the earth, and that which cometh out of it; he that giveth breath unto the people upon it, and...
He Gave Himself
“Who gave himself for our sins, that he might deliver us from this present evil world, according to the will of God and our Father.” (Galatians 1:4) There can never be a greater gift than...
The Christian's Lifestyle: Our Calling
“I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called.” (Ephesians 4:1) As Christians, we are called “out of darkness into...
Once for All
“For in that he died, he died unto sin once: but in that he liveth, he liveth unto God.” (Romans 6:10) The Greek word ephapax translated “once” in this verse actually means “once...
Looking for Jesus
Matthew 28 describes how on resurrection morning women came to the empty tomb looking for Jesus. Have you looked for Jesus recently? Do you see Him through His work in creation (Romans 1:20)? He is...
On This We Stand
I am not ashamed, for I know whom I have believed and am persuaded that He is able to keep what I have committed to Him until that Day. (2 Timothy 1:12) The Institute for Creation Research was founded...
Abiogenesis: Water and Oxygen Problems
In addition to original research and data analysis on important themes in the origins debate, ICR scientists also evaluate the progress of secular research reported in many scientific publications....
Assembling the Pre-Flood World
Knowledge of the pre-Flood world is limited because the Bible only gives a few details. Some creationists have relied heavily on secular interpretations in their studies on continental configurations...
Evolutionary Mysticism and the End of Science
Evolutionary secularists often fancy themselves as hard-nosed empiricists who are immune to the allures of “magical” thinking. However, as the inadequacies of materialistic naturalism become...
Communicate Creation with Mirror Questions
Extraordinary designs found all over the world simply demand divine creation.1 But people who reject God’s Son and the salvation He supplies often reject this clearly seen evidence as well. How...
ICR Discovery Center Update
“My seven-year-old son loves science, but we’re constantly battling evolutionary ideas that infiltrate nearly every area of children’s education and media. We can’t wait for...
Engineered Adaptability: Active Environmental Tracking ...
Darwin’s followers appear to be comfortable embracing totally contradictory explanations for the same thing. When diverse groups of organisms share nearly identical traits, evolutionists see that...
Do 'Useless' Organs Prove Humans Evolved?
People who believe humans evolved from an ape-like animal millions of years ago claim we have many useless organs. They say these organs once had a function in our evolutionary past, and that’s...
Hawks and Eagles Launching Skyward
Studying God’s creation bolsters one’s faith in God’s Word, since careful observation of “earthly things” corroborates the information in Scripture—such as how and...
Prayers, Walls, and a Mind to Work
Nehemiah’s campaign to rebuild the walls of Jerusalem is a fascinating account of effective leadership in the face of great adversity. More importantly, it’s an outstanding lesson on the...
The Blessed Man
“And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither; and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper.” (Psalm 1:3) The...
Stick Spider Adaptation Is Purposeful and Predictable
A long-standing evolutionary argument is that creature diversity is essentially a random process. But new discoveries increasingly show serious flaws in this claim and are highly consistent with a design-based...
Born Again by the Word of God
“Being born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the word of God, which liveth and abideth for ever.” (1 Peter 1:23) Our rebirth into the family of God is quite unlike...
I Come Quickly
“He which testifieth these things saith, Surely I come quickly. Amen. Even so, come, Lord Jesus.” (Revelation 22:20) This is the next-to-the-last verse in the Bible, and it contains the...
Projecting the Light of God’s Word
Hi, I’m Beth Mull. I’m an editor at ICR, and it’s a joy to hear from people who have been blessed by our books, DVDs, online articles, and other publications. ICR’s creation...
The Teacher and His Words
“For by thy words thou shalt be justified, and by thy words thou shalt be condemned.” (Matthew 12:37) In many churches, teachers are in short supply. Evidently many who have the Spirit-given...
Genesis Flood Explains Bloat-and-Float Dinosaurs
A new research paper claims to have solved the mystery of why most ankylosaur dinosaur fossils are found upside down.1 Lead author Dr. Jordan Mallon, from the Canadian Museum of Nature in Ottawa, Ontario,...
An Eternal Holy Calling
“Who hath saved us, and called us with an holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his own purpose and grace, which was given us in Christ Jesus before the world began.” (2...
Magnified Mercy
“Behold now, thy servant hath found grace in thy sight, and thou hast magnified thy mercy, which thou hast shewed unto me in saving my life; and I cannot escape to the mountain, lest some evil take...
He Is the Owner
“Behold, all souls are mine; as the soul of the father, so also the soul of the son is mine: the soul that sinneth, it shall die. But if a man be just . . . he shall surely live, saith the Lord GOD.”...
Power, Love, and a Sound Mind
“For God hath not given us a spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.” (2 Timothy 1:7) This little verse is full of information. In the previous verse, Paul insisted...
Archaeological Evidence for Prophet Isaiah
Recently, Israeli archaeologist Eilat Mazar and her team made a stunning discovery during excavations in Jerusalem. It provides strong support for the reality of Isaiah and his Old Testament world. filler...
King of Kings and Lord of Lords
“These shall make war with the Lamb, and the Lamb shall overcome them: for he is Lord of lords, and King of kings: and they that are with him are called, and chosen, and faithful.” (Revelation...
The Obedience of Christ
“I can of mine own self do nothing: as I hear, I judge: and my judgment is just; because I seek not mine own will, but the will of the Father which hath sent me.” (John 5:30) Christ is our...
Diamonds and the Age of the Earth
Hello, I’m Dr. Vernon Cupps, ICR Research Associate and nuclear physicist. You’ve probably heard the familiar old saying, “Diamonds are a girl’s best friend.” Well...
Divine Power, Divine Nature
“According as his divine power hath given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness, through the knowledge of him that hath called us to glory and virtue: Whereby are given unto us...
Behold the Lamb
“And looking upon Jesus as he walked, he saith, Behold the Lamb of God!” (John 1:36) As he spoke to two of his followers, John the Baptist was, in effect, telling them that they should henceforth...
The Quick and the Dead
“And he commanded us to preach unto the people, and to testify that it is he which was ordained of God to be the Judge of quick and dead.” (Acts 10:42) This is the climax of the first Christian...
The Winds of the World
“The wind goeth toward the south, and turneth about unto the north; it whirleth about continually, and the wind returneth again according to his circuits.” (Ecclesiastes 1:6) This is one...
Stellar Superflare Reminder: Our Sun Is Special
Astronomers recently detected an enormous but short-lived increase in radiation from the nearby star Proxima Centauri.1,2 This radiation burst, known as a flare, caused the star to become a thousand times...
Living Waters
“A fountain of gardens, a well of living waters, and streams from Lebanon.” (Song of Solomon 4:15) There are eight verses in the Bible with the phrase “living water,” four in...
Made in Christ
“But of him are ye in Christ Jesus, who of God is made unto us wisdom, and righteousness, and sanctification, and redemption.” (1 Corinthians 1:30) The Greek word ginomai, translated “is...
Famous Physicist Stephen Hawking Dies at 76
Well-known physicist and atheist Stephen Hawking died at age 76 on March 14, 2018. He uniquely bridged the gap between ivory-tower academia and popular culture. ICR nuclear physicist Dr. Vernon...
The One Real God
“For all the gods of the nations are idols: but the LORD made the heavens.” (Psalm 96:5) As the apostle Paul reminded the Corinthian Christians, “though there be [many] that are called...
Limitations on God's Promises
“Thus saith the LORD; If heaven above can be measured, and the foundations of the earth searched out beneath, I will also cast off all the seed of Israel for all that they have done, saith the LORD.”...
"Selfish Gene" Metaphor Misleads Evolutionists
A recent opinion piece posted on the Chemistry World website1 notes that Richard Dawkins’ 1976 book The Selfish Gene deeply motivated a generation of biologists to adopt a gene-centered framework...
The Finger of God
“This they said, tempting him, that they might have to accuse him. But Jesus stooped down, and with his finger wrote on the ground, as though he heard them not.” (John 8:6) During His earthly...
The Sin of Complaining
“And he gave them their request; but sent leanness into their soul.” (Psalm 106:15) Christians who complain about their circumstances would do well to ponder this sobering verse and its...
False Prophets and True
“And many false prophets shall rise, and shall deceive many.” (Matthew 24:11) In the apostolic period, two main gifts of the Spirit were those of the apostle and prophet. In fact, the church...
The Flame of Gifts
“Wherefore I put thee in remembrance that thou stir up the gift of God, which is in thee by the putting on of my hands.” (2 Timothy 1:6) The apostle Paul uses more unique words in his writings...
3-D Praying Mantis Vision Confounds Evolution
In the animal kingdom, many types of creatures use stereo vision to determine the distances between them and visible objects. In humans, each of our eyes records a slightly different version of what...
Tragic Lot
“Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful.” (Psalm 1:1) One of the most tragic figures...
Living Truths
“He is not the God of the dead, but the God of the living: ye therefore do greatly err.” (Mark 12:27) Sin and death are grim realities in the world, but these are only temporary intruders,...
Secular Scientists: Earth's Inner Core Shouldn't Exist!
Earth’s iron-nickel core has a solid inner layer and a liquid outer layer. A recent paper presents a huge dilemma for naturalistic explanations of Earth’s origin. Earth’s solid inner...
"Very Good"
“And God saw every thing that he had made, and, behold, it was very good. And the evening and the morning were the sixth day.” (Genesis 1:31) On several occasions during the creation week,...
How Can Creation Truth Impact the World?
Hello, I’m Will Perry, ICR’s Event Coordinator. Jesus commanded us to “make disciples of all nations” (Matt. 28:19). Prior to joining ICR, I was on staff at a multiethnic...
Grace, Mercy, and Peace
“Paul . . . To Timothy, my dearly beloved son: Grace, mercy, and peace, from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord.” (2 Timothy 1:1-2) Of the 13 letters written by the apostle Paul, only...
Without Form and Void
“I beheld the earth, and, lo, it was without form, and void; and the heavens, and they had no light.” (Jeremiah 4:23) The language in this verse is clearly patterned after Genesis 1:2, the...
Much Yet to Do
“Now Joshua was old and stricken in years; and the LORD said unto him, Thou art old and stricken in years, and there remaineth yet very much land to be possessed.” (Joshua 13:1) There is...
The Dark Valleys
“Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.” (Psalm 23:4) There are many dark valleys...
Plate Tectonics After Fifty Years
The theory of plate tectonics recently turned fifty. Contrary to the claims of its critics, the theory of plate tectonics is derived from empirical data collected over many decades by geologists and...
Jesus Sees and Cares
“Then answered Jesus and said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, The Son can do nothing of himself, but what he seeth the Father do: for what things soever he doeth, these also doeth...
Consider the Source
As children, when someone challenged what we were saying, we had a favorite comeback—“Says who?” We wanted to know if the person questioning us was important enough to believe. How...
Vernon Cupps: Interview with a Nuclear Physicist
Those who scoff at biblical creation often claim creation scientists “aren’t really scientists,” saying they don’t perform actual research or publish in scientific journals. Dr....
Minimal Continental Coverage During the Early Flood
Numerous authors have speculated on the extent of the early floodwaters and on when the Flood peaked. Many questions remain unanswered. For example, did the Flood cover the continents early in the Flood...
The Impossibility of Life's Evolutionary Beginnings
The hypothetical naturalistic origin of life and its most basic biomolecules from non-living matter is called abiogenesis. This paradigm lies at the very foundation of biological evolution, but the...
Genesis and the Question of Entropy
“In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth” (Genesis 1:1), and His creation was “very good” (v. 31). This raises the question of why our current world is in such...
Engineered Adaptability: Creatures' Adaptability Begins...
What grabs our attention when we watch living creatures? Action! We lock on to their active responses. Or, as techno-lovers would say, “their outputs.” But without detectors, or “inputs,”...
When Did Noah's Flood Happen?
Unlike all other religious texts, the Bible supplies hundreds of time stamps for key events. They let us test the Bible against itself and the history recorded outside the Bible. However, not all the...
Something Fishy about Global Warming Claims
After the Flood, God promised Noah that Earth would have predictable patterns of climates and seasons: “While the earth remains, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, winter and summer, and day...
Sufficiency, Abundance, and Apologetics in Action
Throughout his extensive missionary journeys, the apostle Paul never asked for money from the people to whom he preached. By day Paul would toil at his trade as a tentmaker (Acts 18:3), and by night...
ICR Discovery Center Update
I’m excited to showcase our cutting-edge research in the new ICR Discovery Center. One of the rooms will display a 48-inch globe that will track the progression of the Flood from Day 1 to around...
In the Spirit
“If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit.” (Galatians 5:25) When a person accepts the Lord Jesus Christ as Savior, believing on Him as the Son of God and personal Redeemer,...
No More Tears
“And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away.”...
New Diet Study Matches Genesis
Dr. Christopher Gardner, director of nutrition studies at the Stanford Prevention Research Center, and his colleagues conducted a study on 609 overweight and obese adults living in San Francisco’s...
Christians and Conservation
Why should Christians care about conservation? What is the “dominion mandate”? And how can we best steward the resources God has given us? Zoologist and Research Associate Frank Sherwin...
Moral or Sanctimonious
“And why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother’s eye, but perceivest not the beam that is in thine own eye?” (Luke 6:41) This rhetorical question by the Lord Jesus incisively...
By His Doing
“But of him are ye in Christ Jesus, who of God is made unto us wisdom, and righteousness, and sanctification, and redemption.” (1 Corinthians 1:30) In this one verse we find described...
The Cure for Spiritual Weariness
“For consider him that endured such contradiction of sinners against himself, lest ye be wearied and faint in your minds.” (Hebrews 12:3) Faith in Christ does not make one immune to...
What Will Be Your Legacy?
Hello, I'm Eileen Turner, ICR's Chief Financial Officer. As I look back to the days when my children were first interested in science, how I wish there had been an ICR Discovery Center for them...
John the Baptist and Jesus
“There was a man sent from God, whose name was John. The same came for a witness, to bear witness of the Light, that all men through him might believe.” (John 1:6-7) John the Baptist...
Planaria Genome Loaded with Design Evidence
The planaria, a type of flatworm, has an amazing capacity to regenerate a new body from just fragments of tissue. Its genome has just been sequenced. The surprising result is a completely unexpected...
Grace upon Grace
“And of his fulness have all we received, and grace for grace.” (John 1:16) We can never exhaust the riches of the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ. When we receive Him as Savior, we receive...
Teaching Teenage Boys
Hi, I’m Steve Hopper, ICR’s Data Analyst. In just five short years, I’ll have three teenage boys asking teenage questions and thinking teenage thoughts. Scary? A little bit. Exciting?...
True Worship
“God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.” (John 4:24) The word “worship” is used frequently today in Christian circles—in...
Common Design or Common Descent?
Humans’ and chimpanzees’ many similar features are presented as one of the strongest evidences for evolutionary theory. But do these traits tell the story of evolution from an ape-like...
Emblems of the Holy Spirit
“And Jesus, when he was baptized, went up straightway out of the water: and, lo, the heavens were opened unto him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove, and lighting upon him.”...
The Holy Grail of Dinosaurs?
A recent article by a team of paleontologists, led by Hesham Sallam, of Mansoura University, Egypt, claims to have found the Holy Grail of dinosaurs in the middle of Egypt.1 The Genesis Flood model...
Watch and Pray
“Nevertheless we made our prayer unto our God, and set a watch against them day and night, because of them.” (Nehemiah 4:9) Prayer is a powerful weapon, but the wall-builders in Jerusalem...
Faith in All the Ages
“And what shall I more say? for the time would fail me to tell of Gedeon, and of Barak, and of Samson, and of Jephthae; of David also, and Samuel, and of the prophets.” (Hebrews 11:32) Hebrews...
The Call of the Twelve
“And he ordained twelve, that they should be with him, and that he might send them forth to preach.” (Mark 3:14) Early in His public ministry, Jesus gathered around Himself those to...
The Lively Oracles
“This is he, that was in the church in the wilderness with the angel which spake to him in the mount Sina, and with our fathers: who received the lively oracles to give unto us.” (Acts 7:38) This...
ICR Discovery Center Update
In winter, we usually think of hunkering down, staying in, and slowing the pace. But even when Dallas got colder than Antarctica, crews were hard at work building the ICR Discovery Center for Science...
Love in the Old Testament
“And Jacob served seven years for Rachel; and they seemed unto him but a few days, for the love he had to her.” (Genesis 29:20) It is well known that “love” in the New Testament...
The Best Kept Secret
Hi, I’m Beau Patterson, ICR’s Comptroller. It has often been stated (somewhat jokingly, somewhat seriously) that “ICR is the best kept secret there is,” and I believe there is...
Seven Days
“Your father Abraham rejoiced to see my day: and he saw it, and was glad.” (John 8:56) Jesus spoke to the Pharisees about “my day”—a day that Abraham had “seen”...
Balancing Body Temperature
The 2018 Winter Olympics have arrived! Have you ever wondered how athletes can be out in the frigid temperatures and still sweat after finishing their events? Dr. Randy Guliuzza highlights the...
The Gospel of Prosperity
“Making request, if by any means now at length I might have a prosperous journey by the will of God to come unto you.” (Romans 1:10) This mention of the word “prosperous”...
Evolutionists Celebrate Darwin Day
February 12th is Darwin Day—Charles Darwin’s birthday. Many secular and humanist organizations set aside this day to honor Darwin and his legacy. According to the International Darwin Day...
Fruit-Bearing Christians
“Every branch in me that beareth not fruit he taketh away: and every branch that beareth fruit, he purgeth it, that it may bring forth more fruit.” (John 15:2) As Christ emphasized in...
Not Yet
“These words spake Jesus in the treasury, as he taught in the temple: and no man laid hands on him; for his hour was not yet come.” (John 8:20) This is the last of seven times in the...
Greetings from Peter
“Simon Peter, a servant and an apostle of Jesus Christ, to them that have obtained like precious faith with us through the righteousness of God and our Saviour Jesus Christ: Grace and peace be...
The "I Wills" of Christ
“And Jesus, moved with compassion, put forth his hand, and touched him, and saith unto him, I will; be thou clean.” (Mark 1:41) When the Lord Jesus makes a promise, that promise is sure...
Secret Eugenics Conference Has Dark Darwinian Roots
A breaking news story by the London Student in early January exposed a “secret” eugenics conference held annually at University College London (UCL) since 2014.1 The article clearly expressed...
Hating Knowledge
“How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? and the scorners delight in their scorning, and fools hate knowledge?” (Proverbs 1:22) This ancient question by the wise man Solomon...
Why This Discovery Center?
Hi, I am Chas Morse (pictured top and right-center), and I serve as ICR’s Director of Events. Our events team invests precious resources to host biblical creation conferences and seminars across...
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