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Ready and Able
“That the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works.” (2 Timothy 3:17) The word “perfect” in this verse is artios, and it is used only this one...
This Work Was of God
“So the wall was finished. . . . And it came to pass, that when all our enemies heard thereof, and all the heathen that were about us saw these things, they were much cast down in their own...
Scripture and the Christian Life
“The law of the LORD is perfect, converting the soul: the testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple. The statutes of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart: the commandment...
Then, Oh Then
“Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called the sons of God: therefore the world knoweth us not, because it knew him not. Beloved, now are we the...
Give Today to Reach the Next Generation
North Texas Giving Day is here once again! Will you help us reach the next generation? Your generosity will empower ICR and the brand-new ICR Discovery Center for Science & Earth History to help...
The Joy That Is Promised
“But take diligent heed to do the commandment and the law, which Moses the servant of the LORD charged you, to love the LORD your God, and to walk in all his ways, and to keep his...
Trust in Him
“That by two immutable things, in which it was impossible for God to lie, we might have a strong consolation, who have fled for refuge to lay hold upon the hope set before us: Which hope we...
Fossil Ape Skull Is a Game Ender
A recent poll of college-age Americans showed that the single most convincing science-based argument for evolution is the lineup of supposed ape-like evolutionary ancestors of mankind.1 But...
The Name That Charms Us
“These things have I written unto you that believe on the name of the Son of God; that ye may know that ye have eternal life, and that ye may believe on the name of the Son of God.” (1 John...
Praise the Savior, Ye Who Know Him
“Henceforth I call you not servants; for the servant knoweth not what his lord doeth: but I have called you friends; for all things that I have heard of my Father I have made known unto you.”...
The Sun
“Which is as a bridegroom coming out of his chamber, and rejoiceth as a strong man to run a race. His going forth is from the end of the heaven, and his circuit unto the ends of it: and there...
The Point of No Return
“Ephraim is joined to idols: let him alone.” (Hosea 4:17) Our God is longsuffering and full of mercy, but there is a line that must not be crossed. It is dangerous to presume that...
Wait on the Lord
“Wait on the LORD, and keep his way, and he shall exalt thee to inherit the land: when the wicked are cut off, thou shalt see it.” (Psalm 37:34) In spite of the occasional successes...
Over a Dozen More Dinosaur Soft Tissues
A trio of scientists used sterile techniques to collect 17 dinosaur fossils. They searched deep inside the specimens for original, still-soft tissue remnants. What did they find? Their Edmontosaurus...
Great Is the Lord
“For great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised: he also is to be feared above all gods. For all the gods of the people are idols: but the LORD made the heavens.” (1 Chronicles 16:25-26) This...
The Power of the Gospel
“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) In this...
Komodo Dragon Genome Bites Evolution
Komodo dragons are the largest lizards in the world and a top predator on the remote Indonesian islands they inhabit. Their sensory system allows them to detect large prey, such as deer, over seven miles...
Christ: Our Example
“For even hereunto were ye called: because Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that ye should follow his steps.” (1 Peter 2:21) Some have tried to pattern their lives...
Joy in Believing
“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.” (1 Peter 1:8) After His resurrection, the Lord...
The Crown of Glory
“She shall give to thine head an ornament of grace: a crown of glory shall she deliver to thee.” (Proverbs 4:9) There are five specific “crowns” mentioned in the New Testament...
Completing a Good Work
“Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ.” (Philippians 1:6) In his introductory comments to the...
Speaking Evil of Dignities
“But chiefly them that walk after the flesh in the lust of uncleanness, and despise government. Presumptuous are they, selfwilled, they are not afraid to speak evil of dignities.” (2...
ICR Discovery Center Hosts Grand Opening
This Labor Day, over 1,600 people flowed through the ICR Discovery Center for Science & Earth History to celebrate its grand opening. ICR staff and volunteers welcomed plenty of Texas locals as well...
Grow in Grace
“But grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and for ever. Amen.” (2 Peter 3:18) These last words of the apostle Peter urge...
The Power of the Saints
“The exceeding greatness of his power to us-ward who believe.” (Ephesians 1:19) The power of the triune Creator, as displayed in the resurrection of Christ, is directed toward us!...
Labor
“We beseech you, brethren, that ye increase more and more; And that ye study to be quiet, and to do your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we commanded you; that ye may walk...
Inside September 2019 Acts & Facts
The ICR Discovery Center is now open to the public! We’re excited for you and your family to discover how science confirms creation. What can you experience on an ICR field trip? Are blue eyes...
Conformed to His Image
“And as we have borne the image of the earthy, we shall also bear the image of the heavenly.” (1 Corinthians 15:49) One of the most amazing promises of the Word of God is that those...
The Glory of the Lord
“So that the priests could not stand to minister by reason of the cloud: for the glory of the LORD had filled the house of God.” (2 Chronicles 5:14) With the coming of the Shekinah...
The Believer's Judgment
“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) There...
Be Amazed
When was the last time you were amazed by God? Perhaps it’s time to stop and ponder—to pause and consider the works of God. Ponder the wonders of creation. Have you really looked at...
Black Hills Sites Showcase Creation and the Flood
In June, Institute for Creation Research scientists Dr. Randy Guliuzza and Dr. Tim Clarey participated in the Black Hills Creation Conference in Rapid City, South Dakota. They also led three pre-conference...
Research Presented at a Secular Conference
This past summer, a colleague and I went to a secular science conference seeking critique from our non-creationist colleagues over what amounts to creation research. Their reactions surprised us. Creation...
Deep-Space Objects Are Young
Secular astronomers claim our universe is unimaginably ancient—almost 14 billion years old. Yet the Bible clearly teaches that God created the universe in the relatively recent past, about 6,000...
Are Blue Eyes in Humans a Mutation?
When it comes to the history of basic human traits, an evolutionary myth about eye color often pops up. The secular story maintains that blue eyes are the result of a genetic mutation that occurred...
Confronting a Clever Classroom Con
Many Christian students in secular universities can relate to this scenario: An evolutionist college professor is doing his best to convince his class that biblical creation is absurd. To this end,...
ICR Scientists Present Latest Research in Wisconsin
Scientists from the Institute for Creation Research presented their current research at the Creation Research Society’s annual meeting in late July. About 150 people attended the two-day conference...
The ICR Discovery Center Opens to the Public!
The big opening day for the ICR Discovery Center for Science & Earth History is scheduled for September 2, 2019. We’ve been scrambling to finish the exhibits, get final clearance by the fire...
Evolutionism Poisons Christian Worship
At Moody Bible Institute, I was taught the church’s mission could be organized into three basic functions: worship, evangelism, and the edification (building up) of believers. If a church undertook...
Does Palo Duro Canyon Show Deep Time?
Some friends and I recently hiked into Texas’ Palo Duro Canyon, where sedimentary rock layers span the horizon. Eighteenth-century naturalists thought rock layers represented vast ages, a tradition...
Deep Wonders of Slapping Sharks and Snapping Shrimps
Those who go down to the sea in ships, who do business on great waters, they see the works of the LORD, and His wonders in the deep. (Psalm 107:23-24) The super-fast and powerful movements of sharks...
Small Gifts Add Up
A Google search on charitable giving will produce countless websites. It’s astonishing how much information exists about organizations dedicated to worthy causes. It seems that most are devoted...
Life's Uncertainties
“Thomas saith unto him, Lord, we know not whither thou goest; and how can we know the way?” (John 14:5) Many times along life’s way we face uncertainties, opposition, and even...
The Tar Tells Toothy Tales of Extinction
The La Brea tar pits in Los Angeles—actually seeps of smelly asphaltum—are loaded with fossils. New analyses of chemicals inside their ancient teeth give clues as to what they ate and maybe...
Temptation's Threefold Nature
“And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to be desired to make one wise, she took the fruit thereof, and did eat, and gave also...
Whosoever Will May Come
“And it shall come to pass, that whosoever shall call on the name of the LORD shall be delivered: for in mount Zion and in Jerusalem shall be deliverance, as the LORD hath said, and...
Yale University Prof: Darwin Was Wrong
A respected Yale University computer scientist has publicly expressed doubts about Darwinian evolution.1 In a column in the Claremont Review of Books, Dr. David Gelernter wrote that books...
Salvation Through the Word
“And it came to pass, when the king had heard the words of the book of the law, that he rent his clothes.” (2 Kings 22:11) This experience of Judah’s good King Josiah illustrates...
Only Christ Was Sinless
“If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.” (1 John 1:8) Here John is writing to Christians, and his epistle is full of exhortations to the Christian...
The Wisdom of God
“And all Israel heard of the judgment which the king had judged; and they feared the king: for they saw that the wisdom of God was in him, to do judgment.” (1 Kings 3:28) The “wisdom...
Dead to Sin--Alive unto God
“For I through the law am dead to the law, that I might live unto God. I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in...
The Rock of Offense
“Give glory to the LORD your God, before he cause darkness, and before your feet stumble upon the dark mountains, and, while ye look for light, he turn it into the shadow of death, and make...
From Disobedience to Obedience
“As obedient children, not fashioning yourselves according to the former lusts in your ignorance.” (1 Peter 1:14) A graphic figure of speech often used in the Bible is the attribution...
What Can You Expect from the ICR Discovery Center?
ICR scientists and scholars share their perspectives on the soon-to-open ICR Discovery Center for Science & Earth History. The Grand Opening for the Discovery Center will be Labor Day, September...
Born into God's Family
“Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called the sons of God: therefore the world knoweth us not, because it knew him not.” (1 John 3:1) One...
Australopithecus Ate Like an Ape
Tim Clarey, Ph.D., and Jeffrey P. Tomkins, Ph.D. Secular scientists are continually trying to humanize ape fossils in an attempt to bridge the wide gap between humans and apes to fit their worldview....
Delight in the Lord
“Delight thyself also in the LORD: and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart.” (Psalm 37:4) Psalm 37 provides cures for the fretting (Hebrew charah, “anger”) that...
So Great Salvation
“How shall we escape, if we neglect so great salvation; which at the first began to be spoken by the Lord, and was confirmed unto us by them that heard him.” (Hebrews 2:3) One of the...
An Approved Workman
“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) Teaching God’s Word of truth properly...
What Christ's Death Meant to Him
“[Christ] gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.” (Titus 2:14) If one were to ask why Jesus...
The Order of Melchizedek
“The LORD hath sworn, and will not repent, Thou art a priest for ever after the order of Melchizedek.” (Psalm 110:4) The importance of this intriguing verse is indicated both by the...
DNA Repair Research Reveals Astounding Complexity
You have been designed with many trillions of cells. Within the nucleus of each cell (except for red blood cells) is the “molecule of life” called DNA. It’s organized into chromosomes...
To God Be the Glory
“Not unto us, O LORD, not unto us, but unto thy name give glory, for thy mercy, and for thy truth’s sake.” (Psalm 115:1) One of the great words of the Bible is the word “glory,”...
Crucified with Christ
“And they that are Christ’s have crucified the flesh with the affections and lusts.” (Galatians 5:24) Death by crucifixion was surely one of the cruelest and most painful forms...
Photosynthesis: Clearly Designed from the Beginning
Unique structures in rare bacteria suggest the amazing process of photosynthesis is much “older” than evolutionists assumed. Photosynthesis is the process of turning sunlight, water...
Be Truly Converted
“Repent ye therefore, and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out, when the times of refreshing shall come from the presence of the Lord.” (Acts 3:19) To be “converted”...
The Dreadful Day of the Lord
“Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the LORD.” (Malachi 4:5) This is the next-to-last verse of the Old Testament and so marks...
John's Creator/Savior
“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. The same was in the beginning with God. All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made...
Gracious Strength
“Thou therefore, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus.” (2 Timothy 2:1) As with so many other character attributes, a Christian cannot measure strength as the world...
Water from the Rock
“Behold, I will stand before thee there upon the rock in Horeb; and thou shalt smite the rock, and there shall come water out of it, that the people may drink. And Moses did so in the sight...
Under the Stars at ICR
On the evening of Friday, August 2, 154 creation enthusiasts attended an astronomy-themed evening at the ICR Discovery Center for Science and Earth History. By all accounts, everyone had a wonderful...
The Designed Creation
“Understand, ye brutish among the people: and ye fools, when will ye be wise? He that planted the ear, shall he not hear? he that formed the eye, shall he not see?” (Psalm 94:8-9) The...
Response to Prayer
“In the day when I cried thou answeredst me, and strengthenedest me with strength in my soul.” (Psalm 138:3) God’s responses to our prayers are delivered in two ways: practically,...
Inside August 2019 Acts & Facts
Why did we build the ICR Discovery Center for Science & Earth History? What solved mystery near Norway confirms Flood geology? How do bats, bees, and butterflies reveal the intricate design of God’s...
The Second Coming
“And the very God of peace sanctify you wholly; and I pray God your whole spirit and soul and body be preserved blameless unto the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.” (1 Thessalonians...
Knowledge of the Truth
“For this is good and acceptable in the sight of 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 phrase “the...
The Heart Is Deceitful
“The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?” (Jeremiah 17:9) Just as in modern languages, ancient Hebrew used the term “heart” to...
Philosophy and Vain Deceit
“Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ.” (Colossians 2:8) It is bound...
Know and Walk in Truth
“Now the end of the commandment is charity out of a pure heart, and of a good conscience, and of faith unfeigned.” (1 Timothy 1:5) Much of modern, self-oriented Christian preaching...
Rapid Chernobyl Adaptations Surprise Evolutionists
A recent Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) report highlighted creatures’ designed innate capacity to self-adjust to incredibly challenging exposures.1 The article, by Stuart Thompson...
Without the Camp
“And Moses brought forth the people out of the camp to meet with God; and they stood at the nether part of the mount.” (Exodus 19:17) This is the first of more than 30 references to...
Welcome!
As I write this, the ICR Discovery Center for Science & Earth History is buzzing with activity. Skilled technicians are installing finishing touches to exhibits, and ICR staff members are making...
Taking God at His Word
For by Him all things were created that are in heaven and that are on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or principalities or powers. All things were created through Him and...
Collagen Decays Too Fast for Evolutionary Time
Collagen is a tough, stringy protein that holds bone together like the steel belts in tires. Secular scientists struggle to explain why so many different techniques have found positive detections of...
Deep-Sea Dinosaur Fossil Buries Evolution
Tim Clarey, Ph.D., and James J. S. Johnson, J.D., Th.D. Oil and gas explorations have found sedimentary deposits so massive and so far offshore that secular science has no satisfactory explanation...
Complex Creature Engineering Requires a Creator
High-Tech Bat Sonar Bats are a remarkable example of God’s handiwork. Especially, their sonar capabilities put anything human-engineered to shame.1,2 These creatures appear suddenly...
The  Syrinx Song
The rippling murmur of a mountain brook, the intertwining notes of a Chopin nocturne, and the melodious sounds of most birds are a tonic to soothe the soul. What makes the unique sounds of birds...
ICR Discovery Center Update
This summer has required all hands on deck as we prepare for the grand opening of the ICR Discovery Center for Science & Earth History on Labor Day, September 2. The exhibit hall has constantly...
Engineered Adaptability: Continuous Environmental Track.,.
For the past two years, the Engineered Adaptability series of articles has explored ways in which scientific methodology and understanding benefit when engineering principles are applied to how living...
Where Did Faces Come From?
Animals don’t laugh, smirk, roll their eyes, or give subtle squints like humans do. Hundreds of different tiny facial expressions can convey our thoughts and feelings in an instant—all using...
Genesis Is Not a Sanitized Myth
Years ago, while I was teaching a college class, a non-Christian student chided me for treating the book of Genesis as true history. With fake flattery, the student went on to say, “I’m...
Commitment to a Timeless Message
The book The Genesis Flood has rightly been credited as the catalyst of the modern revival of scientific biblical creationism. Published in 1961 and still in print, no other work has had such a profound...
Sound Doctrine
“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) When Paul wrote to his two young disciples, Timothy and...
Anti-Gravity Water Transport in Trees
Transporting water up a tree ten stories high from the roots to the leaves is no easy feat. How is this accomplished? The answer lies in tiny, specially designed vessels called xylem—plus a combination...
Spiritual Self-Condemnation
“Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! because ye build the tombs of the prophets, and garnish the sepulchres of the righteous, And say, If we had been in the days of our fathers,...
Spiritual Ugliness
“Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye are like unto whited sepulchres, which indeed appear beautiful outward, but are within full of dead men’s bones, and of all uncleanness.”...
Spiritual Cleanliness
“Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye make clean the outside of the cup and of the platter, but within they are full of extortion and excess.” (Matthew 23:25) Three...
Weighty Matters
“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...
Blind Guides
“Woe unto you, ye blind guides, which say, Whosoever shall swear by the temple, it is nothing; but whosoever shall swear by the gold of the temple, he is a debtor!” (Matthew 23:16) The...
New Ways to See Nearsightedness
Steve Turpin, O.D., M.S., a Doctor of Optometry, wrote about an alarming increase in nearsightedness in developed societies on behalf of the Evolution Institute (EI). His conclusions actually contradict...
Double Damnation
“Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye compass sea and land to make one proselyte, and when he is made, ye make him twofold more the child of hell than yourselves.”...
Greater Damnation
“Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye devour widows’ houses, and for a pretence make long prayer: therefore ye shall receive the greater damnation.” (Matthew...
Virus-Infecting Bacteria Reveal Creation Sophistication
You might recall that viruses act as miniscule infectious agents. They forcibly enter a cell and conquer its molecular machinery. The cell is instructed, via viral DNA, to stop making its normal cellular...
Shutting the Kingdom
“But woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye shut up the kingdom of heaven against men: for ye neither go in yourselves, neither suffer ye them that are entering to go in.”...
Moved with Fear
“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...
Prepare to Meet Thy God
“Therefore thus will I do unto thee, O Israel: and because I will do this unto thee, prepare to meet thy God, O Israel.” (Amos 4:12) There is only one thing that everyone can know...
Thy Word Is Settled Forever
“For ever, O LORD, thy word is settled in heaven.” (Psalm 119:89) This is the central verse in the longest chapter in the longest book in the Bible, and it is surely one of the greatest...
The Wells of Salvation
“Therefore with joy shall ye draw water out of the wells of salvation.” (Isaiah 12:3) This beautiful verse is in the midst of a psalm of praise for God’s deliverance of His people...
Radiocarbon in Yet Another Dinosaur Fossil
Creation-based thinking made a testable prediction. If Noah’s Flood formed dinosaur and other fossils only 4,500 or so years ago, then they may still contain measurable amounts of the short-lived...
Wonderful Things to Come
“But as it is written, Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that love him.” (1 Corinthians 2:9) This...
Judgment
“For, lo, he that formeth the mountains, and createth the wind, and declareth unto man what is his thought, that maketh the morning darkness, and treadeth upon the high places of the earth,...
Natural Selection's Dark Side Prompts Historical Revision
An article addressing some of evolution’s difficulties was recently published in Aeon, a magazine of philosophy and culture. It was just another stark case of evolutionists embarrassed about the...
The True Charisma
“Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.”...
King of Tyre
“Son of man, take up a lamentation upon the king of Tyrus, and say unto him, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Thou sealest up the sum, full of wisdom, and perfect in beauty.” (Ezekiel 28:12) This...
Godless Religion
“Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away.” (2 Timothy 3:5) Included in Paul’s graphic description of the “perilous” characteristics...
The World, the Flesh, and the Devil
“This wisdom descendeth not from above, but is earthly, sensual, devilish.” (James 3:15) True wisdom is “from above” and is “pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easy...
The Throne of Grace
“For we have not an high priest which cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities; but was in all points tempted like as we are, yet without sin. Let us therefore come boldly unto...
Bee Brains Aren't Pea Brains
In 2005, biologists were stunned to discover that humans might not all look the same to honeybees. A study has found that bees can learn to recognize human faces in photos, and remember them for at least...
Chastening
“Behold, happy is the man whom God correcteth: therefore despise not thou the chastening of the Almighty.” (Job 5:17) One of the fascinating paradoxes of Scripture (and of human life)...
Stand Fast
“Therefore, brethren, stand fast, and hold to the traditions which ye have been taught, whether by word, or our epistle.” (2 Thessalonians 2:15) Liberals commonly question the authority...
Dinosaurs, the Smithsonian, and Evolutionist Desperation
The Smithsonian Institution in Washington D. C. just finished a five-year renovation of its dinosaur hall at a cost of around $110 million.1 The renovated exhibit opened to the public on...
Who Is Faithful?
“Most men will proclaim every one his own goodness: but a faithful man who can find?” (Proverbs 20:6) Faithfulness is like a rare and precious gem. It is difficult to find a real such...
Garments of Salvation
“I will greatly rejoice in the LORD, my soul shall be joyful in my God; for he hath clothed me with the garments of salvation, he hath covered me with the robe of righteousness, as a bridegroom...
Kingdom of Priests
“And ye shall be unto me a kingdom of priests, and an holy nation. These are the words which thou shalt speak unto the children of Israel.” (Exodus 19:6) These were the words of God...
The Nature of Our 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.”...
Ceremony Becoming the Occasion
“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 captives, and the opening of the prison to them that...
Design-Based Spider Research Proves Creator's Genius
Evolutionary theory is based on the faulty assumption that chance random processes can produce highly ordered complex systems, and this theory routinely fails to reveal scientific reality. A new secular...
The Heaven of Heavens
“But will God indeed dwell on the earth? behold, the heaven and heaven of heavens cannot contain thee; how much less this house that I have builded?” (1 Kings 8:27) The term “heaven”...
Trust in the Lord
“Trust in the LORD, and do good; so shalt thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed.” (Psalm 37:3) Sprinkled throughout this psalm are various pictures that provide the...
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...
The Three Appearings of Christ
“For Christ is not entered into the holy places made with hands, which are the figures of the true; but into heaven itself, now to appear in the presence of God for us.” (Hebrews 9:24) Although...
Waiting Patiently
“I have waited for thy salvation, O LORD.” (Genesis 49:18) This heartfelt cry of the dying patriarch Israel expressed his lifelong, but still unfulfilled, yearning for the coming of...
When God Doesn't Hear
“Behold, the LORD's hand is not shortened, that it cannot save; neither his ear heavy, that it cannot hear: But your iniquities have separated between you and your God, and your sins have...
Paul at the Finish Line
“Do thy diligence to come before winter. Eubulus greeteth thee, and Pudens, and Linus, and Claudia, and all the brethren. The Lord Jesus Christ be with thy spirit. Grace be with you. Amen.”...
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...
Skeptics Analyze Original Tissues with Lousy Logic
The scientific literature contains over 100 examples of original biomaterials in fossils.1 These include a few decades’ worth of reports, using at least a few dozen independent techniques...
The Holy Ghost in David
“For he is our God; and we are the people of his pasture, and the sheep of his hand. To day if ye will hear his voice, Harden not your heart, as in the provocation, and as in the day of temptation...
Purposeful Genetic Changes Challenge Evolutionary Theory
Increasing numbers of evolutionists question the validity of their own theory of evolution everyone is taught in school. A recent challenge came from a paper with the intriguing title, “What is...
Created by Christ
“And to make all men see what is the fellowship of the mystery, which from the beginning of the world hath been hid in God, who created all things by Jesus Christ.” (Ephesians 3:9) In...
A Tree of Life
“She is a tree of life to them that lay hold upon her: and happy is every one that retaineth her.” (Proverbs 3:18) The tree of life in the Garden of Eden was a literal tree, whose...
A Fossilized School of Fish
“I can’t picture a three-dimensional school of fish sinking to the bottom and maintaining all their relative positions,” said Dr. Plotnick, paleontologist at the University of Illinois...
The "Shall Nots" of Scripture
“The young lions do lack, and suffer hunger: but they that seek the LORD shall not want any good thing.” (Psalm 34:10) Many worldly minded people tend to resent the Bible as a book...
Elisha's Bears
“And he went up from thence unto Bethel: and as he was going up by the way, there came forth little children out of the city, and mocked him, and said unto him, Go up, thou bald head; go up,...
The Days of Yore
“For ask now of the days that are past, which were before thee, since the day that God created man upon the earth, and ask from the one side of heaven unto the other, whether there hath been...
How Christ Learned Obedience
“Though he were a Son, yet learned he obedience by the things which he suffered.” (Hebrews 5:8) This verse is a very difficult verse. The Lord Jesus Christ was the very Creator and...
Whom Shall I Fear?
“The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?” (Psalm 27:1) David had more than his share of...
Your Flowers Are Listening
Botanists have known for decades that plants aren’t just static entities that simply photosynthesize and reproduce. Indeed, plants read the living world around them with an incredible display...
The Self Life
“O wretched man that I am! who shall deliver me from the body of this death?” (Romans 7:24) This despondent cry follows Paul’s disturbing monologue on the inner strife between...
Disciples and Servants
“The disciple is not above his master, nor the servant above his lord.” (Matthew 10:24) Note the twofold relation of the believer to the Lord Jesus Christ expressed in this verse....
Indian Kangaroo Pictographs Challenge Evolution
by Brian Thomas, Ph.D., and Timothy Clarey, Ph.D. Evolutionary narratives insist that kangaroos, and the marsupials they represent, evolved millions of years ago in Australia. Supposedly, that’s...
Baptism in the Holy Spirit
“For by one Spirit are we all baptized into one body, whether we be Jews or Gentiles, whether we be bond or free; and have been all made to drink into one Spirit.” (1 Corinthians 12:13) This...
The Glory of the Children
“[The] glory of children are their fathers.” (Proverbs 17:6) Most Christian men are aware of the familiar exhortation to bring up their children “in the nurture and admonition...
The Watchers
“This matter is by the decree of the watchers, and the demand by the word of the holy ones: to the intent that the living may know that the most High ruleth in the kingdom of men, and giveth...
Love of Every Love the Best
“And to know the love of Christ, which passeth knowledge, that ye might be filled with all the fulness of God.” (Ephesians 3:19) The love of Jesus has been our theme these last two...
O How He Loves You and Me
“That ye . . . may be able to comprehend with all saints what is the breadth, and length, and depth, and height; And to know the love of Christ, which passeth knowledge, that ye might be filled...
Hacked Genome Damages Cell, Declares Creator's Genius
Researchers have just reported a newly recoded bacterial genome in which genetic optimization was markedly reduced.1 Optimization is a principle of designed systems. Scientists hacked the...
O the Deep, Deep Love of Jesus
“Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called the sons of God.” (1 John 3:1) The Christian church has a rich heritage in its hymns. Over the...
The Fruit-Bearing Christian
“Not because I desire a gift: but I desire fruit that may abound to your account.” (Philippians 4:17) The apostle Paul here was commending the Christians at Philippi as the only church...
Monkey Fossil Reveals Diversity and Flood Boundary
Old World monkey and ape fossils both appear suddenly in the fossil record. (Note: “Old World” refers to countries known to Europeans before they discovered the Americas.) In 2013, the fossils...
Inerrancy According to Christ
“For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled.” (Matthew 5:18) Here is the commentary of the...
The Temple's Silent Construction
“And the house, when it was in building, was built of stone made ready before it was brought thither: so that there was neither hammer nor axe nor any tool of iron heard in the house, while...
Wondrous Things
“Open thou mine eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of thy law.” (Psalm 119:18) Wondrous indeed is the marvelous universe God has created. “Hearken unto this,”...
The Christian's Speech
“Let your speech be always with grace, seasoned with salt, that ye may know how ye ought to answer every man.” (Colossians 4:6) A Christian’s words are of transcendent importance,...
A Very Present Help
“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; Though...
Moon Is Unexpectedly Still Cooling and Shrinking
Scientists have concluded that our moon is probably still in the process of slightly shrinking as it cools.1,2 Photographs from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) showed embankments...
Paul as Our Example
“Those things, which ye have both learned, and received, and heard, and seen in me, do: and the God of peace shall be with you.” (Philippians 4:9) The apostle Paul many times urged...
Jesus and the Study of Scripture
“And the Jews marvelled, saying, How knoweth this man letters, having never learned?” (John 7:15) In the midst of the annual Feast of Tabernacles, “Jesus went up into the temple,...
Inside June 2019 Acts & Facts
How can we resolve the conflicting message of a good creation with the evil that surrounds us? How does geological research uncover Earth’s youth? Why is a literal Adam a gospel issue? And what...
The Healing Ministry of Jesus
“When the even was come, they brought unto him many that were possessed with devils: and he cast out the spirits with his word, and healed all that were sick: That it might be fulfilled which...
The Cup of Salvation
“What shall I render unto the LORD for all his benefits toward me? I will take the cup of salvation, and call upon the name of the LORD.” (Psalm 116:12-13) Here is a remarkable question...
God's Shadow
“The breath of our nostrils, the anointed of the LORD, was taken in their pits, of whom we said, Under his shadow we shall live among the heathen.” (Lamentations 4:20) In the hot desert...
Unsearchable Things
“It is the glory of God to conceal a thing: but the honour of kings is to search out a matter.” (Proverbs 25:2) Education is sometimes claimed to be a “search for truth,”...
How Has ICR Changed Your Life?
When we recently asked our Facebook followers how ICR has changed their lives, we received so many compelling stories. One reader said, “It’s made a few gray areas a lot clearer.”...
Genesis and the Character of God
Then God saw everything that He had made, and indeed it was very good. (Genesis 1:31) The message of Genesis isn’t confusing. The information throughout the Bible is consistent: The universe...
The Truth about Radiometric Dating
Prove it. That’s the challenge biblical creationists often face when discussing the scientific validity of the Genesis creation account with skeptics. Many people leave the church, especially...
Four Geological Evidences for a Young Earth
Most people believe rock layers require millions of years to form. This assumption has been taught as fact to geology students and the public for generations. In reality, rocks of any type can and do...
The Genesis Flood and Evangelism
Some Christians claim that insisting on a literal Genesis is a hindrance to evangelism. Since science has supposedly proved that the creation and Flood it describes weren’t real, historical events,...
How Mount St. Helens Refutes Evolution
ICR was recently pleased to host Gary Bates, CEO of Creation Ministries International-USA, for a private tour of the under-construction ICR Discovery Center for Science and Earth History.1...
A Literal Adam Is a Gospel Issue
Was there a literal Adam? Does it matter? Many academics and even Christians claim humans descended from apes through an evolutionary process over millions of years. This contradicts the biblical account...
ICR Discovery Center Update
A local TV reporter recently visited ICR’s campus in Dallas to do a brief news story highlighting the ICR Discovery Center for Science and Earth History.* While we’ve shared about the Discovery...
Engineered Adaptability: Engineered Features Determine .,.
Faster than a speeding bullet. More powerful than a locomotive. Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound. These are the tremendous feats—produced by the incredible traits—of the...
What Happened to Dinosaurs after the Flood?
Genesis says that “every beast after its kind…went into the ark to Noah, two by two, of all flesh in which is the breath of life.”1 Dinosaurs were beasts, and their fossil...
Does Global Warming Threaten Bird Habitats?
If you love birds, should you fight petroleum production in order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions? How you answer depends on whether you believe man-made global warming is threatening Earth’s...
Laborers Together
With the arrival of warmer weather, the full beauty of the ICR Discovery Center for Science and Earth History’s park and surrounding grounds is now on glorious display. By day, visitors are welcomed...
The Able One
“Now unto him that is able to keep you from falling, and to present you faultless before the presence of his glory with exceeding joy, To the only wise God our Saviour, be glory and majesty,...
Mind-Blowing Marine Ammonite in Tree Resin
Can a single fossil showcase the immense power of the global Flood? One such revelatory fossil may have been found recently in Myanmar encased in beautiful, golden Cretaceous amber.1 And...
Saving Some
“And of some have compassion, making a difference: And others save with fear, pulling them out of the fire; hating even the garment spotted by the flesh.” (Jude 1:22-23) In the context...
Every Creature Under Heaven
“If ye continue in the faith grounded and settled, and be not moved away from the hope of the gospel, which ye have heard, and which was preached to every creature which is under heaven; whereof...
Plants Show Engineering Principles
Discoveries in biology keep pouring in that confirm biological functions are best described by engineering principles. A prime example is the recent description of a sophisticated control system in...
What Mean These Stones
“When your children shall ask their fathers in time to come, saying, What mean these stones? Then ye shall let your children know.” (Joshua 4:21-22) The poet George Santayana once...
What God Requires
“And now, Israel, what doth the LORD thy God require of thee, but to fear the LORD thy God, to walk in all his ways, and to love him, and to serve the LORD thy God with...
Elijah's Prayer
“Elias was a man subject to like passions as we are, and he prayed earnestly that it might not rain: and it rained not on the earth by the space of three years and six months. And he prayed...
Evidence of the Spirit's Filling
“And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit.” (Ephesians 5:18) This classic verse on the filling of the Holy Spirit can be rendered as follows: “And...
Sit Still
“Then said she, Sit still, my daughter, until thou know how the matter will fall: for the man will not be in rest, until he have finished the thing this day.” (Ruth 3:18) This was...
Cambrian Explosion Continues to Perplex Evolutionists
One of the more compelling evidences for the creation model is found in the Cambrian sedimentary layers dated by evolutionists to have formed 500 to 541 million years ago. Almost all the major groups of...
Build Yourself Up
“But ye, beloved, building up yourselves on your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Ghost, Keep yourselves in the love of God, looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ unto eternal...
A Soon Departure
“Knowing that shortly I must put off this my tabernacle, even as our Lord Jesus Christ hath shewed me.” (2 Peter 1:14) Peter was writing to the scattered believers, persecuted from...
"Fast Evolution" in the Duck-Billed Hadrosaur
The duck-billed dinosaurs (order Ornithischia, family Hadrosauridae) were a diverse group that allegedly lived 90 million years ago, with hundreds of specimens unearthed by paleontologists in China...
Love in Action
“Charity suffereth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up.” (1 Corinthians 13:4) It is well known that “charity” in this...
Separate and Sensual
“But, beloved, remember ye the words which were spoken before of the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ; How that they told you there should be mockers in the last time, who should walk after...
The Way and the Glory
“Now therefore, I pray thee, if I have found grace in thy sight, shew me now thy way, that I may know thee, that I may find grace in thy sight: and consider that this nation is thy people.”...
Running to Christ
“The name of the LORD is a strong tower: the righteous runneth into it, and is safe.” (Proverbs 18:10) When one realizes that he is lost and that only Christ can save him, he should...
The Lord Our Maker
“O come, let us worship and bow down: let us kneel before the LORD our maker.” (Psalm 95:6) Psalms 95–100 seem to form a unit with several common themes running through them,...
Big Bang Hubble Contradiction Confirmed
Using data obtained from the Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have confirmed a contradiction between two different estimates of the Hubble constant—an extremely important number in cosmology.1   Secular...
The Promise
“And saying, Where is the promise of his coming? for since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they were from the beginning of the creation.” (2 Peter 3:4) Has Christ forgotten...
The Light Brigade
“Giving thanks unto the Father, which hath made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light: Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into...
Murmurers and Complainers
“These are murmurers, complainers, walking after their own lusts; and their mouth speaketh great swelling words, having men’s persons in admiration because of advantage.” (Jude...
Remembering Mount St. Helens
May 18, 2019, marks the 39th anniversary of the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens. Why are we talking about a historic volcano on a podcast about biblical creation? We have a panel of ICR experts to...
She Shall Be Praised
“Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain: but a woman that feareth the LORD, she shall be praised.” (Proverbs 31:30) Proverbs 31 is identified as “the words of King Lemuel”...
How to Take a Stand for God
“But Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile himself with the portion of the king’s meat, nor with the wine which he drank: therefore he requested of the prince of the eunuchs...
Two Imperatives
“Marvel not that I said unto thee, Ye must be born again.” (John 3:7) The term “born again” has come into such common use in recent years, even in political campaigns,...
Rapid Changes in Plants Demonstrate Innate Tracking
A recent study on a plant in the mustard family (Brassica Rapa) provides evidence that plants continuously track environmental changes both in real time and across generations. Brassica Rapa utilize...
Sitting at the Right Hand of God
“The LORD said unto my Lord, Sit thou at my right hand, until I make thine enemies thy footstool.” (Psalm 110:1) The 110th Psalm is one of the most significant of the so-called Messianic...
Ungodly Deeds and Hard Speeches
“To execute judgment upon all, and to convince all that are ungodly among them of all their ungodly deeds which they have ungodly committed, and of all their hard speeches which ungodly sinners...
Christ Will Come Again
“In my Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive...
Fruit Fly Smell via Incredible Nanopore System
By Frank Sherwin and Jeffrey Tomkins Fruit flies have been the foundational invertebrate of biology research for decades. Not only do they resist change, but there’s no record—fossil or...
Judging Others
“Judge not, that ye be not judged.” (Matthew 7:1) This is a very familiar maxim, often cited by unbelievers and carnal Christians as a rebuke to Christians whom they regard as intolerant....
Confession and Forgiveness
“He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy.” (Proverbs 28:13) Every person, even the most godly Christian believer, at least...
Enoch and the Second Coming
“And Enoch also, the seventh from Adam, prophesied of these, saying, Behold, the Lord cometh with ten thousands of his saints.” (Jude 1:14) There are two Enochs in the First Age of...
Redeeming the Time
“See then that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise, Redeeming the time, because the days are evil.” (Ephesians 5:15-16) This incisive expression—“redeeming...
Wandering Stars
“[They are] wandering stars, to whom is reserved the blackness of darkness for ever.” (Jude 1:13) This short reference is somewhat enigmatic. The five “wandering stars”...
Waiting
“Tell us, when shall these things be? and what shall be the sign when all these things shall be fulfilled?” (Mark 13:4) Within a week of His approaching death, Christ sat down with...
Inside May 2019 Acts & Facts
How can you help friends recognize the solid science that confirms creation? What discoveries from biological research support the Bible? How will the ICR Discovery Center showcase geological research?...
Raging Waves
“[They are] raging waves of the sea, foaming out their own shame.” (Jude 1:13) Jude connects together a string of 21 illustrations to describe the character of ungodly men who are...
Asking Questions to Point Out Creation Truth
The Institute for Creation Research recently welcomed three busloads of sixth-graders for a sneak-peek experience inside our still-in-progress ICR Discovery Center for Science and Earth History. The...
Toppling Ten Fake Facts That Prop Evolution
ICR founder Dr. Henry Morris wrote in 2003, “Practically all the media strongly promote evolution and...the general public has been taught only evolution in public schools and secular colleges...
Rocks Reveal the End of the Flood
One of the most important aspects of any Flood model is the definition of its boundaries. Is there an identifiable layer in the rock record where we can say the global Flood ended? And should we expect...
Six Biological Evidences for a Young Earth
What does the Bible tell us about the age of the earth? Not only does the Bible describe how God created Earth and its life forms in six days, Genesis also contains detailed genealogies and chronologies....
Mongolia, Montana, and My Bible
I recently completed an online college course on Cretaceous dinosaurs from China, centering on fossils from the Erlian Formation. These rock layers lie in a big basin near the Mongolian border. Clues...
Scientific and Biblical Truth Converge for Gopher Wood
Jeffrey P. Tomkins, Ph.D., and James J. S. Johnson, J.D., Th.D. Scientific facts can sometimes yield surprising biblical insight. For example, lignins make hardwood trees hard. They are a complex...
ICR Discovery Center Update
How can you wrap your mind around the idea of a worldwide flood that covered all the highest hills and mountains? Wouldn’t it be helpful—and fascinating—to see the global Flood year...
Engineered Adaptability: Blockchain-Like Process May Pr.,.
Phil B. Gaskill and Randy J. Guliuzza, P.E., M.D. The previous article in the Engineered Adaptability series focused on how a population might continuously track environmental changes.1...
Does Biblical Creation Help Us Glorify God?
How well do you glorify God? Robbing God of glory is serious, as illustrated in this brief account in the book of Acts: “So, on a set day Herod, arrayed in royal apparel, sat on his throne and...
The Circle of the Earth
It is He who sits above the circle of the earth, and its inhabitants are like grasshoppers, who stretches out the heavens like a curtain, and spreads them out like a tent to dwell in. (Isaiah 40:22) Some...
Stewardship, Science, and Sharing Evidence
God first expressed His great love toward mankind in the first chapter of the first book of the Bible. “Then God blessed them, and God said to them, ‘Be fruitful and multiply; fill the earth...
Hyaenodont Fossil Highlights Diversity and Flood Boundary
Paleontologists just discovered a fossil of a new type of extinct ferocious-looking mammal that’s bigger than any lion or tiger living today.1 This bizarre creature highlights the amazing...
Specific Creation
“All flesh is not the same flesh: but there is one kind of flesh of men, another flesh of beasts, another of fishes, and another of birds.” (1 Corinthians 15:39) The doctrine of special...
The Abounding Life
“And God is able to make all grace abound toward you; that ye, always having all sufficiency in all things, may abound to every good work.” (2 Corinthians 9:8) Jesus said, “I...
One Another
“But as touching brotherly love ye need not that I write unto you: for ye yourselves are taught of God to love one another.” (1 Thessalonians 4:9) The Christian life involves both...
He Doth Devise Means
“For we must needs die, and are as water spilt on the ground, which cannot be gathered up again; neither doth God respect any person: yet doth he devise means, that his banished be not expelled...
Fruitless Trees
“Woe unto them! . . . trees whose fruit withereth, without fruit, twice dead, plucked up by the roots.” (Jude 1:11-12) Many illustrations in Scripture compare the responsibility of...
Whale Evolution Dives to New Low
By Brian Thomas and Jeffrey Tomkins The story of whale evolution is one of the most ridiculous fables of scientifically unsupported speculation ever perpetrated on the public. And now, with the...
Waterless Clouds
“Woe unto them! . . . clouds they are without water, carried about of winds.” (Jude 1:11-12) This appears to be the only reference in the Bible that compares clouds to people. Several...
A More Sure Word
“We have also a more sure word of prophecy; whereunto ye do well that ye take heed, as unto a light that shineth in a dark place, until the day dawn, and the day star arise in your hearts.”...
First Ever Photo of a Black Hole
On April 10, 2019, a team of astronomers revealed the first-ever photograph of a black hole.1 Modern physics sees time and space as being interconnected, forming a kind of “fabric”...
Four Cosmologies
“Nevertheless we, according to his promise, look for new heavens and a new earth, wherein dwelleth righteousness.” (2 Peter 3:13) The cosmos consists of “all things”—every...
Alive with Christ
“Now if we be dead with Christ, we believe that we shall also live with him: Knowing that Christ being raised from the dead dieth no more; death hath no more dominion over him.” (Romans...
Hidden Rocks
“These are spots in your feasts of charity, when they feast with you, feeding themselves without fear.” (Jude 1:12) The “spots” that the translators chose for this description...
He Shall Prolong His Days
“Yet it pleased the LORD to bruise him; he hath put him to grief: when thou shalt make his soul an offering for sin, he shall see his seed, he shall prolong his days, and the pleasure of the LORD shall...
WFAA News Highlights the ICR Discovery Center
With Easter approaching, many people have a heightened interest in matters of faith and spirituality. Local WFAA news reporter Jobin Panicker chose this “holy week” to visit the ICR Discovery...
Gambling at Calvary
“They part my garments among them, and cast lots upon my vesture.” (Psalm 22:18) The 22nd Psalm is justly famous as a remarkable prophetic preview of the sufferings and death of the...
Irish Bacteria Could Stop Dangerous "Superbugs"
We’re all familiar with antibiotic resistance building in the human population.1 Antibiotics are widely prescribed, but many are largely unnecessary. This contributes to the development...
Christ Our Passover
“And the blood shall be to you for a token upon the houses where ye are: and when I see the blood, I will pass over you, and the plague shall not be upon you to destroy you, when I smite...
All the Lonely People
“I looked on my right hand, and beheld, but there was no man that would know me: refuge failed me; no man cared for my soul.” (Psalm 142:4) This is one of the saddest verses in the...
Answered by a Word from God
“And no man was able to answer him a word, neither durst any man from that day forth ask him any more questions.” (Matthew 22:46) The two dominant sects among the Jews at the time...
When Christ Is Welcome
“Blessed be he that cometh in the name of the LORD: we have blessed you out of the house of the LORD.” (Psalm 118:26) This is the climactic verse of Psalm 118, one of the great...
Korah's Dispute
“Woe unto them! for they have . . . perished in the gainsaying of Core.” (Jude 1:11) Jude describes the Levite Korah’s rebellion against Moses (Numbers 16) as an antilogia (to...
Balaam's Error
“Woe unto them! for they . . . ran greedily after the error of Balaam for reward.” (Jude 1:11) Balaam is a very complex character recorded in Numbers 22–24. He is cited for an...
Cain's Way
“Woe unto them! for they have gone in the way of Cain, and ran greedily after the error of Balaam for reward, and perished in the gainsaying of Core.” (Jude 1:11) Jude compares the...
Prestonwood Christian Academy Previews ICR Discovery Center
On Tuesday, April 2, 2019, sixth graders from Prestonwood Christian Academy visited the ICR Discovery Center for Science and Earth History for a sneak preview day of learning and fun activities. This...
The Trinity and the Christian
“The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Ghost, be with you all. Amen.” (2 Corinthians 13:14) The doctrine of the triune God is unique...
Occupied Territory
“But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous...
Dances with Cells
Cell biologists have long focused on the tiniest of interactions: those between molecules. Recently, some researchers have zoomed out just a little to take a fresh look using new technologies at those...
Brute Beasts
“But these speak evil of those things which they know not: but what they know naturally, as brute beasts, in those things they corrupt themselves.” (Jude 1:10) Both Jude and Peter...
As I Have Loved
“A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another.” (John 13:34) No Christian could ever question the preeminent importance...
The Song of Creation
“Where wast thou when I laid the foundations of the earth? declare, if thou hast understanding . . . When the morning stars sang together, and all the sons of God shouted for joy?” (Job...
Strong and Courageous
“And David said to Solomon his son, Be strong and of good courage, and do it: fear not, nor be dismayed: for the LORD God, even my God, will be with thee; he will not fail thee, nor forsake...
Filthy Dreamers
“Likewise also these filthy dreamers defile the flesh, despise dominion, and speak evil of dignities.” (Jude 1:8) The King James translators supplied the term “filthy”...
Termite Nest Architectural Design Is Clearly Seen
Termites (order Isoptera) are eusocial—animals with an advanced social organization—insects that can number in the millions, producing something biologists call a superorganism. This is...
Knowing and Trusting
“And they that know thy name will put their trust in thee: for thou, LORD, hast not forsaken them that seek thee.” (Psalm 9:10) When one really knows the name of the Lord, that one...
Sodom and Gomorrha
“Even as Sodom and Gomorrha, and the cities about them in like manner, giving themselves over to fornication, and going after strange flesh, are set forth for an example, suffering the vengeance...
Stunning Chinese Fossils Support Creation
News reports reverberated with details from a fantastic new fossil site in southern China.1 The Cambrian remains supposedly represent some of the earliest creatures to have evolved on Earth,...
Christ Our Intercessor
“Who is he that condemneth? It is Christ that died, yea rather, that is risen again, who is even at the right hand of God, who also maketh intercession for us.” (Romans 8:34) One of...
Inside April 2019 Acts & Facts
How has God used ICR to draw people to Christ? Why do we find marine and dinosaur fossils mixed together? How should Christians respond to climate change alarmism? And what can we learn about our Creator...
Love Thy Neighbor
“But he, willing to justify himself, said unto Jesus, And who is my neighbour?” (Luke 10:29) This question was asked Jesus by a “lawyer” (one who specialized in the interpretation...
The Doctrine of Christ
“If there come any unto you, and bring not this doctrine, receive him not into your house, neither bid him God speed.” (2 John 1:10) This apparently harsh instruction seems at first...
Ministering Spirits
“Are they not all ministering spirits, sent forth to minister for them who shall be heirs of salvation?” (Hebrews 1:14) Although most Christians are aware of the biblical doctrine...
Changing Lives One at a Time
I recently worked a booth at a Dallas women’s conference, where ICR sponsored a table. We provided free books, magazines, devotionals, and information to anyone who stopped by our display. That...
Theophanies in the Old Testament: The Creator at Work i.,.
As Easter approaches, we tend to focus our reflections on the life, death, and glorious resurrection of Christ. We even mark the timeline of history by whether events happened before (BC) or after (AD)...
Marine Fossils Mixed with Hell Creek Dinosaurs
Recently, a new species of shark was found at the site where T. rex “Sue” was extracted.1 While this didn’t surprise Flood geologists,2 it required some special...
Climate Alarmism and the Age of the Earth
Many evangelical Christians think global warming is a serious issue that demands drastic action.1 At the Institute for Creation Research we tend to be skeptical of the claim that increasing...
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