Inside July 2019 Acts & Facts | The Institute for Creation Research
Inside July 2019 Acts & Facts

We're excited to announce the grand opening of the ICR Discovery Center for Science & Earth History! Be among the first to walk through our doors on Labor Day, September 2. Will we see you on opening day? How do animals reveal God's handiwork? Why did God flood the whole world? And how does archaeology confirm biblical history? Discover the answers to these questions and more in the July 2019 issue of Acts & Facts!         

Milestones
In this month’s feature article, “For Such a Time as This,” we see moments, snapshots in time, of the life of ICR founder Dr. Henry Morris: accepting Christ, going to Rice University,...
For Such a Time as This
This article sets forth the background and mission of the Institute for Creation Research, as I have envisioned from the start. A key purpose of ICR is to bring the field of education—and then...
The Ark Landed West of Mt. Ararat
ICR’s Column Project, which has been compiling stratigraphic data from across the globe, is currently examining Turkey’s geology, including the area around Mt. Ararat. One question of interest...
Five Global Evidences for a Young Earth
The evolutionary story requires millions and billions of years, and most people assume that scientific dating has conclusively proved such ages. However, most dating methods yield age estimates that...
Intricate Animal Designs Demand a Creator
Evidence of our Creator is all around us. Romans 1:19-20 states, “What may be known of God is manifest in [people], for God has shown it to them. For since the creation of the world His invisible...
Surprise! Deep-Sea Fish See Colors
Only sunlight’s most intense color (blue) penetrates beyond 180 meters (590 feet) through clear ocean waters. Everyone knows that fish below such depths see an essentially black-and-white world....
ICR Discovery Center Update
The public grand opening of the ICR Discovery Center for Science and Earth History is scheduled for September 2, 2019! In his article “Go For It!” in the September 2015 Acts & Facts,...
Engineered Adaptability: Engineered Features Determine .,.
Last month’s Engineered Adaptability article considered two examples of human-designed structures that were exposed to identical conditions but did not respond in the same way.1 For...
Was the Global Flood Too Extreme?
Bible critics have long claimed the God of the Old Testament was unjust and mean. Some cite Noah’s Flood as an example: If God is really good, then why would He drown all those humans? The best...
Moabite King's Boast Corroborates Genesis
The Moabite Stone was discovered in 1868 in Dibon (Dhiban in modern-day Jordan). Also called the Mesha Stele, it was set in place as a monument by King Mesha of Moab around 830 BC. The stone is not...
Contend Earnestly
The little book of Jude is a short but powerful statement against those who dilute and warp the gospel of grace and salvation through Christ. Written nearly 2,000 years ago to address the teachings...

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