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Certain Men
“For there are certain men crept in unawares, who were before of old ordained to this condemnation.” (Jude 1:4) Jude speaks severely of these “certain men” who were “before...
The Angelic Shout
“. . . when the morning stars sang together, and all the sons of God shouted for joy?” (Job 38:7) The phrase “shouted for joy” in this verse is actually a single word...
Dead Works
“Therefore leaving the principles of the doctrine of Christ, let us go on unto perfection; not laying again the foundation of repentance from dead works, and a faith toward God.” (Hebrews...
Earnestly Contend
“It was needful for me to write unto you, and exhort you that ye should earnestly contend for the faith which was once delivered unto the saints.” (Jude 1:3) After Jude had responded...
The Remarkable Psalms
“And we declare unto you glad tidings, how that the promise which was made unto the fathers, God hath fulfilled the same unto us their children, in that he hath raised up Jesus again; as...
Save the Date for Giving Tuesday 2018!
We’re entering the season of giving, and what better gift to give than the truth of God’s Word. Will you help us reach your family, friends, and church with scientific evidence that confirms...
Total Abstinence
“Dearly beloved, I beseech you as strangers and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul.” (1 Peter 2:11) The command to abstain occurs only a few times in...
Mortified
“For if ye live after the flesh, ye shall die: but if ye through the Spirit do mortify the deeds of the body, ye shall live.” (Romans 8:13) To mortify something means to put it to...
Radio Interview: Why Our Origins Matter
Leading up to ICR’s conference in Boston this weekend, Dr. Randy Guliuzza discusses why what we believe about origins matters to our understanding of the Bible, the gospel, and ourselves. For more...
Christ at Creation
“When he prepared the heavens, I was there: when he set a compass upon the face of the depth: When he established the clouds above: when he strengthened the fountains of the deep.” (Proverbs...
The Only Reasonable Explanation
Hi, my name is Lauren Pennington, and I work in the accounting department here at ICR. Many in our culture today wholeheartedly accept evolution and claim that anyone who believes in a Creator denies...
He Shall Speak Peace
“And I will cut off the chariot from Ephraim, and the horse from Jerusalem, and the battle bow shall be cut off: and he shall speak peace unto the heathen: and his dominion shall be from sea...
Filled and Fulfilled
“For this cause we also, since the day we heard it, do not cease to pray for you, and to desire that ye might be filled with the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding.”...
Exalting the Anointed One
“The adversaries of the Lord shall be broken to pieces; out of heaven shall he thunder upon them: the Lord shall judge the ends of the earth; and he shall give strength unto his king, and exalt...
Author of Peace
“For God is not the author of confusion, but of peace, as in all churches of the saints.” (1 Corinthians 14:33) Although these words were written with respect to church order, they...
Cold Slabs Indicate Recent Global Flood
Since the 1990s, cross-section images of mantle tomography have shown visible slabs of oceanic lithosphere (which includes oceanic crust) descending hundreds of miles beneath ocean trenches into subduction...
The Common Salvation
“Beloved, when I gave all diligence to write unto you of the common salvation . . .” (Jude 1:3) The description of our salvation as “common” does not mean that salvation...
Rest with Us
“Seeing it is a righteous thing with God to recompense tribulation to them that trouble you; And to you who are troubled, rest with us, when the Lord Jesus shall be revealed from heaven with...
Unique Human Neuron Discovered
With a new addition to the category of “uniquely human features,” MIT neuroscientists discovered a feature of human—not animal—brain cells. Certain human brain cells have much...
Lord of Hosts
“And this man went up out of his city yearly to worship and to sacrifice unto the LORD of hosts in Shiloh. And the two sons of Eli, Hophni and Phinehas, the priests of the LORD, were there.”...
Evaluating Evolutionary Claims
Hello, my name is Dr. Jerry Bergman. I‘m a new member of ICR‘s staff, but I‘m not new to this ministry. I have been reading ICR‘s literature since close to the beginning of the...
Sanctified, Preserved, Called
“Jude, the servant of Jesus Christ, and brother of James, to them that are sanctified by God the Father, and preserved in Jesus Christ, and called.” (Jude 1:1) Although the Scriptures...
The Truth
“. . . God our Saviour; Who will have all men to be saved, and to come unto the knowledge of the truth.” (1 Timothy 2:3-4) The verses preceding our text encourage believers to be...
Dark Waters and Thick Clouds
“And he rode upon a cherub, and did fly: and he was seen upon the wings of the wind. And he made darkness pavilions round about him, dark waters, and thick clouds of the skies.” (2 Samuel...
Radio Interview: God Made Gorillas, God Made You
ICR Editor Christy Hardy talks with WBGL in Illinois about getting equipped to discuss creation/evolution issues with your kids and reveals the inspiration behind her new children’s book,...
An Ear to the Master's Voice
“And if the servant shall plainly say, I love my master, my wife, and my children; I will not go out free: Then his master shall bring him unto the judges; he shall also bring him to the door,...
The Just Shall Live by Faith
“Behold, his soul which is lifted up is not upright in him: but the just shall live by his faith.” (Habakkuk 2:4) This great principle—“the just shall live by faith”—was...
Celebrating God's Gracious Gifts
When Thanksgiving Day rolls around, we may be grateful for our houses, cars, and paychecks, but I’m guessing that few of us spend much time focusing on those things. Most of us recognize that...
Finding the Fullness of God
“...to know the love of Christ which passes knowledge; that you may be filled with all the fullness of God.” (Ephesians 3:19) The United States of America is one of the few countries...
Separate Studies Converge on Human-Chimp DNA Dissimilarity
The improvement of DNA sequencing technology, along with scientific advances in the field of genomics, is proving to be a profound enemy of evolution. Two new discoveries that challenge the human evolution...
The Bible Best Explains the Ice Age
Many Christians are convinced that scientific data demand millions of years for Earth’s history and are therefore dissuaded from believing the Bible’s doctrine of a recent creation. Yet...
ICR Discovery Center Update
What do dinosaurs, Grand Canyon, and 1980s volcanic eruptions have in common? ICR scientists have studied all three and found many ways in which science agrees with the Bible’s timeline. Long-time...
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Baryon Conservation and the Antimatter Mystery
Everything is made of matter. Matter is made of atoms, and atoms are made of smaller particles. Baryons are one of these subatomic particles, and the most common are protons and neutrons. They’re...
Engineered Adaptability: Logic Mechanisms Direct Creatu.,.
“It’s only logical” was the statement frequently made by the Vulcan character Spock in the Star Trek series. His logic-based decisions during times of crisis stood in stark contrast...
My Journey Back to God
My parents took me to church and Sunday school, but we rarely talked about God. I loved to read, but the science books contradicted the Bible. I read of a universe that was billions of years old and...
Can Scientists Resurrect Extinct Species?
In the 2013 movie Star Trek: Into Darkness, Captain Kirk suffers lethal levels of radiation to save his crew. Fortunately, Doctor McCoy brings his captain back to life by borrowing blood from a character...
Beyond Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving Day for Bible-believing Christians should be a joyous time of reflection and praise for all the blessings God has bestowed on us. In spite of the wickedness that rages at times, our Creator...
AmazonSmile Donates to ICR
Are you hunting down the perfect Christmas gifts or reordering household supplies? You can support ICR's ministry when you shop online at Amazon! Since 2014, ICR has participated as a charitable...
Man's Grief and God's Compassion
“For the LORD will not cast off for ever: But though he cause grief yet will he have compassion according to the multitude of his mercies. For he doth not afflict willingly nor grieve the...
Bacteria Make Good Linguists and Electricians
Our scientific forefathers thought of germs as simple living things. They were oh, so wrong. Apparently, when it comes to living things, small does not mean simple. Two new discoveries about germs that...
Prayer for All Men
“I exhort therefore, that, first of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made for all men.” (1 Timothy 2:1) The book of 1 Timothy consists of various...
Creature Adaptation Reveals Design
ICR’s National Representative, Dr. Randy Guliuzza, shares about an exciting new scientific model that explains why creatures can rapidly adapt to their changing environments. You’ll...
Sharing Creation Evidence
Hi, I'm Michael Lane, and I work in ICR’s Distribution center. You may be convinced of biblical creation, but how do you show the strong scientific evidence for creation to others? Imagine...
Satan's Strategic Plan
“But I fear, lest by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve through his subtilty, so your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ.” (2 Corinthians 11:3) The...
Knowing Him
“And we know that the Son of God is come, and hath given us an understanding, that we may know him that is true, and we are in him that is true, even in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true...
Persecuted for Righteousness' Sake
“Blessed are ye, when men shall hate you, and when they shall separate you from their company, and shall reproach you, and cast out your name as evil, for the Son of man’s sake.”...
Deadly Sin
“If any man see his brother sin a sin which is not unto death, he shall ask, and he shall give him life for them that sin not unto death. There is a sin unto death: I do not say that he shall...
95% of Human Genome Can't Evolve
A new study just came out that analyzed vast amounts of data from human genome samples from all over the world.1 Based on the evolutionists’ own theoretical model of evolution, 95% of the human...
Jephthah's Daughter
“Then it shall be, that whatsoever cometh forth of the doors of my house to meet me, when I return in peace from the children of Ammon, shall surely be the LORD’s, and I will offer it...
Confident Prayer
“And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us: And if we know that he hear us, whatsoever we ask, we know that we have the...
Nobel Awarded for Intelligently Designed "Directed.,.
The Nobel prize was just awarded to an international group of scientists under the misleading oxymoron of “directed evolution.” The media spun this event as propaganda for a naturalistic...
ICR Totally Changed My Thinking
Hello, I’m Dr. Randy Guliuzza, ICR’s National Representative. Before I started working in creation ministry, God used ICR to radically change my life. I can honestly say that I was headed...
Carest Thou Not?
“And he was in the hinder part of the ship, asleep on a pillow: and they awake him, and say unto him, Master, carest thou not that we perish?” (Mark 4:38) There are times when we...
The Vine
“What could have been done more to my vineyard, that I have not done in it? wherefore, when I looked that it should bring forth grapes, brought it forth wild grapes?” (Isaiah 5:4) In...
The Father of Lights
“Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning.” (James 1:17) God, Himself,...
The End
“For the time is come that judgment must begin at the house of God: and if it first begin at us, what shall the end be of them that obey not the gospel of God?” (1 Peter 4:17) As...
God's Final Word
“The Lord shall be king over all the earth: in that day shall there be one LORD, and his name one.” (Zechariah 14:9) God cannot be defeated in His creative purpose for this earth...
Nebular Hypothesis Doesn't Hold Together
Secular scientists claim that stars form “naturally” from enormous clouds of gas and dust. The newly-formed star is thought to be encircled by a thin, slowly-spinning disk of dusty material....
The Valley of Blessing
“And on the fourth day they assembled themselves in the valley of Berachah; for there they blessed the LORD: therefore the name of the same place was called, The valley of Berachah, unto this...
Water and Blood
“This is he that came by water and blood, even Jesus Christ; not by water only, but by water and blood. And it is the Spirit that beareth witness, because the Spirit is truth.” (1 John...
Sorghum and Bacteria Cooperative Design
The drought tolerance of a popular grain, sorghum, makes it an important global food crop. A recent study finds that sorghum manipulates soil conditions to promote a beneficial change in the microbes...
The Throne of David
“And thine house and thy kingdom shall be established for ever before thee: thy throne shall be established for ever.” (2 Samuel 7:16) No other ordinary human being, not even the...
Creation Q&A: Neanderthals, Flood Fossils, Dinosaurs, a.,.
We asked you to send us your creation, evolution, and Bible questions on social media. Today, ICR Research Associate Frank Sherwin is here to provide some answers. We’ll talk about Neanderthals,...
A Place of Excellence and Impact
Hi, I’m James Turner, ICR’s Media and Production Engineer. Over the last couple of years, it’s been anything but business-as-usual in this creation ministry. We’re all contributing...
The Lord
“Nevertheless the foundation of God standeth sure, having this seal, The Lord knoweth them that are his. And, let every one that nameth the name of Christ depart from iniquity.” (2 Timothy...
Overcoming Victory
“For whatsoever is born of God overcometh the world: and this is the victory that overcometh the world, even our faith.” (1 John 5:4) The power behind our overcoming victory is none...
The Whole Armor of God
“Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.” (Ephesians 6:13) This modern age of terrorism,...
Seven Outgrowths of Faith
“And beside this, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge; And to knowledge temperance; and to temperance patience; and to patience godliness; And to godliness...
Evolutionists Sense Life's Design and Deify Nature
The inclination of some evolutionists to project God-like powers onto nature is becoming more prominent in scientific literature. Some proudly personify nature in first-person, calling her Gaia after...
Teaching Universe
“The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament sheweth his handywork. Day unto day uttereth speech, and night unto night sheweth knowledge.” (Psalm 19:1-2) This familiar...
I Will Build My Church
“And I say also unto thee, That thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.” (Matthew 16:181) This is the first...
Secular Root Origins Appear Groundless
The biblical model of origins maintains the first forms of life created by God were the land plants complete with root systems on Day 3 of creation week. The first life did not evolve from inorganic...
Scattered Abroad
“So the LORD scattered them abroad from thence upon the face of all the earth: and they left off to build the city.” (Genesis 11:8) The verse above is a summary statement of God’s...
The Doctrines of Salvation
“For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.” (Romans 1:16) The great...
Abiding
“And now, little children, abide in him; that, when he shall appear, we may have confidence, and not be ashamed before him at his coming.” (1 John 2:28) There is nothing sophisticated...
Reconciliation
“For if, when we were enemies, we were reconciled to God by the death of his Son, much more, being reconciled, we shall be saved by his life.” (Romans 5:10) It is interesting to note...
The Teacher
“And the servant of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle unto all men, apt to teach, patient.” (2 Timothy 2:24) Patience and gentleness are invaluable Christian virtues in any...
Dinosaurs Buried More Rapidly Than Thought
Secular scientists recently determined that most of the dinosaur fossils in the Morrison Formation were buried quicker than commonly thought.1 The Morrison Formation is famous for its compositional...
Faith-Building Fun
Hello, I’m Eric Bowyer, and I work in Donor Relations at ICR. I’m excited to see the impact our state-of-the-art Discovery Center will have on both believers and skeptics. The ICR Discovery...
The Vanishing Serpents
“For they cast down every man his rod, and they became serpents: but Aaron’s rod swallowed up their rods.” (Exodus 7:12) Like the future image of the beast, which will seem...
Holy Anointing
“But ye have an unction from the Holy One, and ye know all things.” (1 John 2:20) The word “unction” in our text is translated “anointing” the other two times...
New Language Research Speaks Volumes About Creation
A major unanswered question for evolution is: why are humans the only species that can talk? Secular researchers have tried to find an answer since Darwin’s day, but so far they have not found...
The Ministry of Reconciliation
“And all things are of God, who hath reconciled us to himself by Jesus Christ, and hath given to us the ministry of reconciliation.” (2 Corinthians 5:18) The great work of reconciling...
Experience Our Amazing Universe
Hello, my name is Abby Thomas, and I work in the Donor Relations department at ICR. Seeing construction for the Discovery Center on my way to work is so uplifting. There are so many exhibits I can’t...
Bearing and Helping to Bear
“Bear ye one another’s burdens, and so fulfil the law of Christ. . . . For every man shall bear his own burden.” (Galatians 6:2, 5) This is one of the most commonly...
The New, Old Commandment
“Brethren, I write no new commandment unto you, but an old commandment. . . . Again, a new commandment I write unto you.” (1 John 2:7-8) On the surface, this passage appears to be...
The Seven Pillars of Wisdom
“Wisdom hath builded her house, she hath hewn out her seven pillars.” (Proverbs 9:1) The foundation of the house of wisdom is “the fear of the LORD. . . the beginning of wisdom”...
The Wonders of Our Creator
As I read this month’s feature article by Dr. Henry Morris III, “Honoring Our Past, Building Our Future,” I was jarred by the statement that a large local museum’s mission is...
Honoring Our Past, Building Our Future
ICR’s founder, Dr. Henry M. Morris, started the Institute for Creation Research in 1970 in a joint venture with Christian Heritage College, now San Diego Christian College. His groundbreaking...
The Moon: Required for Life on Earth
Our moon plays a critical role in producing the environment required for life to thrive on Earth. If the moon suddenly disappeared, then the consequences for many forms of life would be devastating....
ICR Discovery Center Update
We’re putting the finishing touches on the outside of the ICR Discovery Center for Science and Earth History! Soon, we’ll install huge tiles of fossil replicas along the main wall of the...
ICR Scientists Make Big Impact at Creation Conference
ICR scientists recently attended the International Conference on Creationism (ICC) to present their latest research and participate in panel discussions with others in their respective fields. The conference...
New Chimp Genome Confirms Creationist Research
The more DNA sequencing technologies improve, the worse it gets for the evolutionary paradigm. Such is the case with the newest version of the chimpanzee genome. The more DNA sequencing technologies...
Engineered Adaptability: Darwin's Anti-Design Doctrine
Sometimes all a medical doctor can do is treat one symptom after another rather than addressing what’s actually making the patient sick. People who believe that organisms look designed because...
Could One Flood Form Many Rock Layers?
The Grand Canyon exposes layer after layer of sedimentary rock stacked one atop the other like vast, multicolored pancakes in the earth. Other cliff faces and highway road cuts reveal red mudstones,...
Grand Canyon Neighbors: Pines, Truffles, and Squirrels
God’s creation is often misrepresented by evolutionists, so godly researchers and teachers are needed to clarify the real truth about God’s world. For example, God’s plan for interdependent...
Finishing Well
The phrase “finishing well” means different things to different people. To some, it means acquiring the most “toys” and wealth. For others, it may mean spending their final years...
Our Eternal Bodies
“Who shall change our vile body, that it may be fashioned like unto his glorious body, according to the working whereby he is able even to subdue all things unto himself.” (Philippians...
Cells Use Elaborate Math to Adapt
A new development in mathematical modeling from Dr. Robyn P. Araujo at Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia, goes a long way to help explain how creatures adapt.1 A design-based...
But When You Sin
“And if any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous.” (1 John 2:1) There is no suggestion anywhere in Scripture that any person can be sinless. “All...
How to Know the Will of God
“Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.” (Proverbs 3:5-6) The key to knowing...
Complex Engineering in Weevils Befuddles Evolution
The beautiful glossy rainbow weevil from the Philippines is unique for the spectacular rainbow colored spots on its thorax and forewing. These circular spots produce all the colors, and in the same...
Equipped to Answer a New Generation
Hello, I’m Daryl Robbins, ICR’s Internet Technology Manager. A recent Barna study titled “Atheism Doubles Among Generation Z” details eye-opening statistics about today’s...
Boldness in Prayer
“In whom we have boldness and access with confidence by the faith of him.” (Ephesians 3:12) There is a wonderful exhortation and promise in Hebrews 4:15-16: “For we have not...
What Do Fig Trees Do?
“Can the fig tree, my brethren, bear olive berries? either a vine, figs? so can no fountain both yield salt water and fresh.” (James 3:12) The answer to these rhetorical questions...
Propitiation
“And he is the propitiation for our sins: and not for ours only, but also for the sins of the whole world.” (1 John 2:2) Most words in the King James Bible have one or two syllables....
The Similitude of God
“Therewith bless we God, even the Father; and therewith curse we men, which are made after the similitude of God.” (James 3:9) Here inserted within a very sober condemnation of the...
Whom Do You Know?
“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) A person who thinks he is a Christian,...
Giving Day Today!
Hello, Friends. North Texas Giving Day is finally here! Will you partner with us? Your generosity will help ICR proclaim the truth and accuracy of God’s Word around the world. This...
To Die Is Gain
“For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.” (Philippians 1:21) Although the glorious resurrection bodies that have been promised all believers must await the return of Christ,...
Identifying Antichrists
“Little children, it is the last time: and as ye have heard that antichrist shall come, even now are there many antichrists; whereby we know that it is the last time.” (1 John 2:18) Evangelicals...
The Name above Every Name
“Wherefore God also hath highly exalted him, and given him a name which is above every name.” (Philippians 2:9) Three primary names for God are used in the Old Testament: Elohim, Jehovah,...
Answers to Build Your Faith
Hello, I’m Bill West, ICR’s System Administrator. Thirteen years ago, a man dedicated to God’s Word shared the gospel with me, and I became a Christian. Even so, I wasn’t ready...
Three Worldly Powers
“For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world.” (1 John 2:16) This well-known passage...
The Pragmatic Life
“And he called his ten servants, and delivered them ten pounds, and said unto them, Occupy till I come.” (Luke 19:13) This “parable of the pounds” indicated to His disciples...
Reminding Leadership
“Remember the word which Moses the servant of the LORD commanded you, saying, The LORD your God hath given you rest, and hath given you this land.” (Joshua 1:13) Repetition undergirds...
Ruling Leadership
“Then Joshua commanded the officers of the people, saying, Pass through the host, and command the people, saying, Prepare you victuals; for within three days ye shall pass over this Jordan,...
Newly-Discovered Brain Cell
Someone said the three-pound human brain is the most complex and least-understood biological structure in the known universe. Scientific research regarding this incredibly intricate organ will never...
Formidable Leadership
“Have not I commanded thee? Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the LORD thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest.” (Joshua 1:9) “All...
A Response to Threat
“He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt thou trust: his truth shall be thy shield and buckler. Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night; nor the arrow that...
WWII Plane Found Frozen in Greenland Ice
A team has located a World War II P-38 Lightning fighter plane beneath more than 300 feet of ice in Greenland. They first found hints of the plane’s position in 2011, but a drone equipped with...
Biblical Creation for Everyone
Hello, my name is Rebecca Barber. I work here at ICR’s School of Biblical Apologetics, and I recently finished a project detailing the history of my father, ICR Founder Dr. Henry Morris. I’m...
Focused Leadership
“This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then thou...
Fearless Leadership
“Only be thou strong and very courageous, that thou mayest observe to do according to all the law . . . turn not from it to the right hand or to the left, that thou mayest prosper whithersoever...
Leadership Anticipation
"Be strong and of a good courage: for unto this people shalt thou divide for an inheritance the land, which I sware unto their fathers to give them." (Joshua 1:6) Those called to leadership...
Leadership Advance
“Moses my servant is dead; now therefore arise, go over this Jordan, thou, and all this people, unto the land which I do give to them, even to the children of Israel.” (Joshua 1:2) There...
Leadership Transfer
“Now after the death of Moses . . . the LORD spake unto Joshua the son of Nun, Moses’ minister, saying, Moses my servant is dead; now therefore arise, go over this Jordan.” (Joshua...
The Talking Ape Who Couldn't Really Talk
Koko, the so-called “talking ape,” died in her sleep on June 19, 2018, prompting a resurgence of discussion about her ability to use human language. As a result of her death there appears...
Leadership Situational Awareness
“Thou shalt speak all that I command thee: and Aaron thy brother shall speak unto Pharaoh, that he send the children of Israel out of his land. And I will harden Pharaoh’s heart, and...
Leadership Challenges
“And Moses spake before the LORD, saying, Behold, the children of Israel have not hearkened unto me; how then shall Pharaoh hear me, who am of uncircumcised lips?” (Exodus 6:12) Once...
New ICR Podcasts
Do you enjoy listening to podcasts during your commute, workout, or morning devotions? Do you like meditating on short passages of Scripture? Would you like an ICR expert to answer some of your most...
The Compelling Case for Creation
Hello, I’m zoologist Frank Sherwin, and I’ve been with ICR since 1996. I write science articles, conduct research regarding microbiology and parasitology, and speak on a variety of creation...
The Gift of Labor
“And the LORD God took the man, and put him into the garden of Eden to dress it and to keep it.” (Genesis 2:15) When God first created man, He gave him work to do. Although “the...
Can We Understand the Bible for Ourselves?
Do we need experts to interpret the Bible for us, or can we understand it for ourselves? ICR’s National Representative, Dr. Randy Guliuzza, discusses the doctrine of biblical clarity and...
Leadership Training
“Now Moses kept the flock of Jethro his father in law, the priest of Midian: and he led the flock to the backside of the desert, and came to the mountain of God, even to Horeb.” (Exodus...
Leadership Preparation
“Come now therefore, and I will send thee unto Pharaoh, that thou mayest bring forth my people the children of Israel out of Egypt.” (Exodus 3:10) Moses was 80 years old when God issued...
Godliness in Form Only
“Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away.” (2 Timothy 3:5) Those with a “form of godliness” are much more difficult to recognize...
Begin with the Bible
I ran into a Christian recently who asked, “Couldn’t God have used the Big Bang to get everything here in the first place?” Maybe they assumed the Big Bang just meant a loud noise...
The Gospel Starts with Creation
For thus says the LORD, who created the heavens, who is God, who formed the earth and made it, who has established it, who did not create it in vain, who formed it to be inhabited: “I am the LORD,...
Building a Biblical Paleo-Biogeography Model
by Jeffrey P Tomkins, Ph.D., and Tim Clarey, Ph.D.* The recent report of a fossil bird discovered in Wyoming shows another glaring indicator of evolution’s failure to explain the story...
Our Young Solar System
Secular astronomers insist our universe is 13.8 billion years old and our solar system is 4.6 billion years old. These claims contradict the Bible’s clear teaching of a recent six-day creation....
ICR Discovery Center Update
The ICR Discovery Center for Science and Earth History is a beehive of activity inside and out—painting, tiling, installing lights, building exhibits, landscaping, and pouring concrete. We’ve...
Genetics Research Keeps Confirming a Recent Creation
Scientists have been fascinated with the idea of measuring changes in the DNA of humans and other organisms to come up with a “genetic clock” that calculates how long a species has existed....
Bioinspiration: The Birds Will Tell You
Humans have been endeavoring to soar like birds for millennia. After multiple failures, many people felt that manned, mechanized flight was impossible. After three years of test flights, Wilbur and...
Where Are All the Human Fossils?
At a recent Institute for Creation Research event, we passed out cards so the audience could submit questions for an upcoming Q&A session. Interestingly, several folks asked the same thing: Why...
Engineered Adaptability: Fast Adaptation Confirms Desig.,.
On April 13, 1970, an oxygen tank explosion on the Apollo 13 spacecraft thwarted its scheduled moon landing and threatened the crew’s ability to return home. The astronauts on board and engineers...
Lobsters Get Comfortable in Their New Skin
Have you ever dreamed that you were squeezing yourself out of a giant toothpaste tube as the tube slowly tightened around your body? Something similar happens to lobsters,1,2 so it’s more of a...
For Richer, for Poorer
“For richer, for poorer…” These four little words in traditional wedding vows carry great significance. Unless they already live in poverty, most newlyweds don’t enter marriage...
The Jewels of the Lord
“And they shall be mine, saith the LORD of hosts, in that day when I make up my jewels; and I will spare them, as a man spareth his own son that serveth him.” (Malachi 3:17) The jewels...
Massive Megashark Teeth Discovered
In 2015, schoolteacher and amateur fossil hunter Philip Mullaly discovered a number of three-inch teeth of what would later be classified as the large Great Jagged Narrow-Toothed shark (Carcharocles angustidens).1...
Make It as Sure as You Can
“Pilate said unto them, Ye have a watch: go your way, make it as sure as ye can. So they went, and made the sepulchre sure, sealing the stone, and setting a watch.” (Matthew 27:65-66) Pilate...
Confession
“If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.” (1 John 1:9) The Bible book in which this glorious promise is...
Dinosaur "Superhighway" Explained by Global Flood
The recent Alaskan discovery of an unusual assemblage of footprints in Cretaceous rocks has paleontologists scratching their heads.   Anthony Fiorillo, of the Perot Museum of Nature and Science...
The Danger of Diluting Scripture
“And if any man shall take away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part out of the book of life, and out of the holy city, and from the things which are written...
The First of Its Kind
Hi, I’m Truett Billups, an editor at ICR. This organization was the first of its kind, and I’m pleased to see it finally get a high-quality Discovery Center to house all the scientific research...
The Danger of Adding to Scripture
“For I testify unto every man that heareth the words of the prophecy of this book, If any man shall add unto these things, God shall add unto him the plagues that are written in this book.”...
Delusion from God
“And for this cause God shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie.” (2 Thessalonians 2:11) This is a startling declaration! Why would God want to deceive people and...
Thou Hast Rejected Knowledge
“My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me: seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I...
Why One-Size-Fits-All Radiocarbon Dating Doesn’t Work
Which is more trustworthy: carbon-14 dating or reliable eyewitnesses? Conventional dating methods aren’t as straightforward as they seem. In this episode, Dr. Jim Johnson investigates...
Understanding the Word of God
“So they read in the book in the law of God distinctly, and gave the sense, and caused them to understand the reading.” (Nehemiah 8:8) Most people—even most Christians—devote...
More Exceptional Preservation of Organic Material
The scientific community continues to reel and exhibit bewilderment that well-preserved carbon-based (organic) fossil material regularly appears in sediments supposedly many millions of years old.   One...
Ungodly Lifestyles
“For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, Without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent,...
Perilous Times
“This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come.” (2 Timothy 3:1) There has always been some confusion about the biblical term “the last days.” Many times the...
Diplodocoid Dinosaurs Found in Unexpected Place
The discovery of a new fossil in northwest China sent shockwaves rippling through the secular paleontological world. The new sauropod (longneck) dinosaur called Lingwulong shenqi, or “amazing...
The Truth in Us
“For the truth’s sake, which dwelleth in us, and shall be with us for ever.” (2 John 1:2) The word “truth” occurs more in the gospel of John than in any other book of the...
Biblical Creation for Every Generation
Hi, I’m Kelli Morris (pictured center left in pink shirt), and I have the privilege of working in ICR’s Donor Relations department. Having married into the family of our founder, Dr....
The Living Word
“And he was clothed with a vesture dipped in blood: and his name is called The Word of God.” (Revelation 19:13) This uniquely expressive name assigned to Christ, as He returns to Earth in...
Follow Righteousness
“Follow righteousness, faith, charity, peace, with them that call on the Lord out of a pure heart.” (2 Timothy 2:22) The word “follow” is frequently translated “persecute”...
Rejoicing Greatly
“Wherein ye greatly rejoice, though now for a season, if need be, ye are in heaviness through manifold temptations.” (1 Peter 1:6) Our lives today are continually badgered by various trials,...
Is Genesis History? | Climate Research Update
Physicist Dr. Jake Hebert discusses weaknesses in secular explanations for an Ice Age, how a biblical event best explains it, and why Christians don’t need to panic over climate change claims....
Foolish Talking
“Neither filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor jesting, which are not convenient: but rather giving of thanks.” (Ephesians 5:4) In the book of Ephesians are included several guidelines for...
New Findings Challenge Secular Dating Models
Two recent news stories, one from the Carnegie Institute for Science1 and another from an issue of Nuclear Technology,2 shed light on an icon of “deep time” radioisotope dating—the...
Flee and Follow
“Flee also youthful lusts: but follow righteousness, faith, charity, peace, with them that call on the Lord out of a pure heart.” (2 Timothy 2:22) The first part of this twofold command...
It Is Enough
“And Israel said, It is enough; Joseph my son is yet alive: I will go and see him before I die.” (Genesis 45:28) When someone exclaims, “It is enough,” either a requirement...
Are the Galápagos Islands a Laboratory of Evolution?
A recent Livescience article1 is entitled “The Galápagos Islands: Laboratory of Evolution.” It addresses, among other things, “unique examples of plant and animal life.”...
To Die Is to Live
“For whosoever will save his life shall lose it; but whosoever shall lose his life for my sake and the gospel’s, the same shall save it.” (Mark 8:35) The principle expressed in this...
Reaching a New Generation
I’m Jeff Tomkins, the Director of Life Sciences at ICR. Unlike many researchers working in the field of creation science, I was not raised with a strong Christian background. For the most part,...
Faith
“But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name.” (John 1:12) Scripture teaches that “by grace are ye saved through...
Things to Flee
“Flee also youthful lusts: but follow righteousness, faith, charity, peace, with them that call on the Lord out of a pure heart.” (2 Timothy 2:22) There are times to stand and there are...
Vessels of Honor
“If a man therefore purge himself from these, he shall be a vessel unto honour, sanctified, and meet for the master’s use, and prepared unto every good work.” (2 Timothy 2:21) There...
Walking in Truth
“I rejoiced greatly that I found of thy children walking in truth, as we have received a commandment from the Father.” (2 John 1:4) This beautiful metaphor, “walking in truth,”...
ICR Kids’ Book: God Made Gorillas, God Made You
In the last few years, ICR has released numerous resources to help parents teach their children creation truth. Our Guide to… series is perfect for homeschoolers or anyone who wants a detailed,...
Vessels of the House
“But in a great house there are not only vessels of gold and of silver, but also of wood and of earth; and some to honour, and some to dishonour.” (2 Timothy 2:20) The “house”...
The Sure Foundation
“Nevertheless the foundation of God standeth sure.” (2 Timothy 2:19) The preceding verses of this section of 2 Timothy are replete with warnings about the damage that could be done...
More Whopper Sand Evidence of Global Flood
In the U.S. Gulf Coast region, the Upper Jurassic Norphlet Sandstone rests right on top of thousands of feet of Middle Jurassic salt, known as the Louann Salt. Secular geologists believe this sandstone...
The Presence of the Lord
“And they heard the voice of the LORD God walking in the garden in the cool of the day: and Adam and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the LORD God amongst the trees of the garden.”...
Bringing Clarity to Confusion
Hi, I’m Michael Hansen, Executive Assistant to ICR’s CEO. Science and the Bible agree. But our culture doesn’t echo this truth. I moderate hundreds of comments and messages on...
The Will of the Lord
“Wherefore be ye not unwise, but understanding what the will of the Lord is.” (Ephesians 5:17) There is no more exalted theme in the world than the will of God, nor is there a more important...
The Name of the Lord
“And God said unto Moses, I Am That I Am: and he said, Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, I Am hath sent me unto you.” (Exodus 3:14) This unique name of God was given to stress...
"I Am" in the Pentateuch
“And he said unto him, I am the LORD that brought thee out of Ur of the Chaldees, to give thee this land to inherit it.” (Genesis 15:7) There are seven “I am’s” in the...
Shun Babblings
“But shun profane and vain babblings: for they will increase unto more ungodliness. And their word will eat as doth a canker: of whom is Hymenaeus and Philetus.” (2 Timothy 2:16-17) Paul’s...
How to Pray
“Hitherto have ye asked nothing in my name: ask, and ye shall receive, that your joy may be full.” (John 16:24) Jesus promised that “whatsoever ye shall ask the Father in my name,...
Rightly Divide the Word
“Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.” (2 Timothy 2:15) This command is for us to “give diligence”...
The Mona Lisa Camel
The Bactrian camel is one of the many creatures you’ll find at the ICR Discovery Center for Science and Earth History when it opens next spring. While the exhibits will display an incredible variety...
A Great Door
“For a great and effective door has opened to me, and there are many adversaries.” (1 Corinthians 16:9) The ICR Discovery Center for Science and Earth History is taking shape! It was...
ICR Climate Research Advances
Investigating past climates has long been a major focus of the Institute for Creation Research. Creation scientists Michael Oard and Dr. Larry Vardiman have made significant contributions to our understanding...
Phenomenally Designed Hemoglobin
Hemoglobin is an iron-containing respiratory protein in red blood cells that binds oxygen and then transports and releases it to cells that need oxygen. It’s designed as four subunits (two alpha...
ICR Discovery Center Update
This summer the ICR Discovery Center for Science and Earth History received a huge delivery! Three dozen feathered, furry, and ferocious animals traveled from Amherst, Wisconsin, to make their home...
Evolutionists Can't Fill the Hexapod Gap
Insects are ubiquitous on Earth. They fly through the air, live in trees, walk on or under the ground, and even live or hunt in water. Some are appreciated, some are not, but they are critical to the...
Beardogs: Bears, Dogs, or Something Else?
My wife recently read an article titled “Bear Dogs of El Paso” in a Texas magazine. The second sentence stated that “these ancient mammals” were “ancestral to both bears...
Engineered Adaptability: The Need for Biblical Clarity
Can an average person without a Ph.D. in science or theology acquire a correct understanding of what the Bible means just by reading an accurate translation on their own? Did God communicate clearly...
Is Genesis 1–11 Actual History?
The early chapters of Genesis contradict ancient history as portrayed in public schools, television, and movies. For example, our culture insists humans evolved from ape-like creatures, while Genesis...
Receding Floodwaters Buried Deep-Sea Oil
One of the primary objectives of creation apologetics is to corroborate information provided in Scripture. Accordingly, no one should be surprised when geological data match the biblical record of the...
Rising Rates on Charitable Gift Annuities
Good news for seniors! Due to the robust U.S. economy, the American Council on Gift Annuities recently authorized a broad rate increase—the first since 2012. Seniors age 65 or older living on...
Coffee Drinkers Take Heart!
Coffee has nutritional benefits! Scientists in Duesseldorf, Germany, report, Caffeine consumption has been associated with lower risks for multiple diseases, including type II diabetes, heart disease,...
Compelling Evidence for Creation
Hi, I’m Michael Stamp, Editor at the Institute for Creation Research. For decades, I confidently believed in both the Bible and a 13-billion-year-old universe. I knew all the arguments. I...
What We Have Now in Christ
“That whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have eternal life.” (John 3:15) The one who is trusting Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord has many wonderful possessions that cannot...
Good Courage
“Be strong and of a good courage: for unto this people shalt thou divide for an inheritance the land, which I sware unto their fathers to give them.” (Joshua 1:6) This admonition to be strong...
Remember the Day of Rest
“Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy. Six days shalt thou labour, and do all thy work: But the seventh day is the sabbath of the LORD thy God: in it thou shalt not do any work, thou, nor thy...
That Old Serpent
“And he laid hold on the dragon, that old serpent, which is the Devil, and Satan, and bound him a thousand years.” (Revelation 20:2) This prophetic vision given to John leaves no doubt as...
Too Hard for God?
“Is any thing too hard for the LORD? At the time appointed I will return unto thee, according to the time of life, and Sarah shall have a son.” (Genesis 18:14) This rhetorical question...
How Bacteria Help Our Bodies Survive
Within the past 20 years or so, dozens of papers have been written regarding the human microbiome. Microbiota inhabit a variety of niches in the human body, with the gut being the primary location....
When God Repents
“And also the Strength of Israel will not lie nor repent: for he is not a man, that he should repent.” (1 Samuel 15:29) There are a number of Scriptures that speak of God repenting. For...
A Still, Small Voice
“And after the earthquake a fire; but the LORD was not in the fire: and after the fire a still small voice.” (1 Kings 19:12) Elijah was in hiding for his life, even though God had spectacularly...
DNA Paramedics Repair Chromosomes
In the mid-1800s, a mild Augustinian friar named Gregor Mendel crossbred pea plants and pioneered the beginnings of understanding inherited traits. Genetics has come a long way since then. Neither...
Reinforcing the Truths of Scripture
Hi, I’m Susan Windsor, the graphic designer at ICR. My husband and I have two children, ages four and seven. I am thrilled for our kids to have the ICR Discovery Center here in Dallas since it...
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...
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