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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...
Recent Humans with Archaic Features Upend Evolution
Ideas shaping the concept of human evolution have largely played out through images. Characters with large brow ridges and sloping foreheads—including Homo neanderthalensis and Homo erectus—have...
ICR Discovery Center Update
The outside of the ICR Discovery Center for Science and Earth History is nearing completion! The nine giant fossil replica panels were recently lifted into place on the outer wall next to Royal Lane....
Engineered Adaptability: New Distributed Problem-Solvin.,.
Phil B. Gaskill and Randy J. Guliuzza, P.E., M.D. The Engineered Adaptability series of articles in Acts & Facts has argued that most adaptations—broadly mischaracterized as “evolution”...
Are Fossils Just Rocks Shaped like Bones?
I picked up my first fossil from beneath a swing in Kansas when I was six years old. Fossils have fascinated me ever since. Soon after, our family visited a dinosaur museum. The nice lady there explained...
Termite Skyscrapers Hidden in Plain View
Many evolutionists fail to see what is “hidden in plain view” for the same reason British Celts saw the wrong thing when Julius Caesar attacked them in 54 BC. Since the Britons never recruited...
T. rex, Tours, and Testimonies
Nearly a year has passed since work began on the internal exhibits of the ICR Discovery Center for Science and Earth History. Our lifelike animatronic T. rex was the first major installation in April...
Disobedient Angels
“And the angels which kept not their first estate, but left their own habitation, he hath reserved in everlasting chains under darkness unto the judgment of the great day.” (Jude 1:6) This...
The Molecular Language of Our Gut Bacteria
Every person is an important ecosystem for a wide variety of microorganisms. Whether it’s the bacterial collection of coliforms in our large intestine, streptococci in our mouth, or the diptheroids...
Contend for the Faith
“Beloved, when I gave all diligence to write unto you of the common salvation, it was needful for me to write unto you, and exhort you that ye should earnestly contend for the faith which was...
Learning to Trust
“Though I walk in the midst of trouble, thou wilt revive me: thou shalt stretch forth thine hand against the wrath of mine enemies, and thy right hand shall save me.” (Psalm 138:7) David...
'Incredible, Unique, and Truly Weird' Yellowstone Microbes
It’s been known for decades that the hot pools of Yellowstone National Park contain exceptional and robust types of prokaryotic microorganisms called Archaea. Previously known as the archaebacteria,...
Asleep in Jesus
“But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them which are asleep, that ye sorrow not, even as others which have no hope.” (1 Thessalonians 4:13) The hope of the...
Commitment to God
“Commit thy way unto the LORD; trust also in him, and he shall bring it to pass.” (Psalm 37:5) Frustration must come as the saints of God battle with evil forces. The pain and pressure...
Worship and Praise
“I will worship toward thy holy temple, and praise thy name for thy lovingkindness and for thy truth: for thou hast magnified thy word above all thy name.” (Psalm 138:2) Praise and...
The Everlasting Mercy of God
“O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever.” (Psalm 136:1) God’s mercy is a monumental theme in Scripture. The English word appears some 341...
Manna at the Banquet Table
“Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind, and with all thy strength: this is the first commandment. And the second is like, namely...
Algae Multicellular Evolution Study Debunked
Recent headlines claim, “Scientists Have Witnessed a Single-Celled Algae Evolve Into a Multicellular Organism.”1 In reality, the experiment showed that nothing more than a crude...
Pray, Oh Pray
“Then he called for a light, and sprang in, and came trembling, and fell down before Paul and Silas . . . and said, Sirs, what must I do to be saved?” (Acts 16:29-30) The well-known...
Tell Them About the Savior
“Then said his sister to Pharaoh’s daughter, Shall I go and call to thee a nurse of the Hebrew women, that she may nurse the child for thee?” (Exodus 2:7) In Exodus, Pharaoh...
Another Failure to Recreate Life's Origins
A new study by NASA scientists has just been published where researchers did nothing more than convert a pre-cursor chemical into a single type of amino acid. Despite the simplicity of this experiment...
Pray for the Lost
“But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire...
Brethren, We Have Met to Worship
“We 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.” (Colossians 1:9) The first verse...
Praying for Faith
“Faithful is he that calleth you, who also will do it.” (1 Thessalonians 5:24) Many centuries ago, a desperate father brought his son to the Lord Jesus with an appeal for healing....
The Provision of God
“But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.” (Philippians 4:19) Psalm 136 gives three key examples of God’s sovereign provision....
Messages from the Messiah's Life: The Resurrection of L.,.
“Now a certain man was sick, named Lazarus, of Bethany, the town of Mary and her sister Martha.” (John 11:1) The family of Mary, Martha, and Lazarus was well known to Jesus and His...
Photosynthesis Continues to Amaze
One of the most complex biochemical processes in God’s creation is the ability plants possess to take in carbon dioxide and water and, with the aid of sunlight, turn it into energy-rich sugars....
Messages from the Messiah's Life: The Man Born Blind
“And as Jesus passed by, he saw a man which was blind from his birth. And his disciples asked him, saying, Master, who did sin, this man, or his parents, that he was born blind?” (John...
Messages from the Messiah's Life: Walking on the Water
“And he saw them toiling in rowing; for the wind was contrary unto them: and about the fourth watch of the night he cometh unto them, walking upon the sea, and would have passed by them.”...
Beetle Mouth-Gears Shout Design
Beetles (order Coleoptera) are a unique but common group of insects easily recognized by the pair of shiny forewings covering their body. These protective wing-cases are called the elytra. Beetles make...
Messages from the Messiah's Life: The Feeding of the 5,000
“When Jesus then lifted up his eyes, and saw a great company come unto him, he saith unto Philip, Whence shall we buy bread, that these may eat? And this he said to prove him: for he himself...
Messages from the Messiah's Life: The Paralytic at Bethesda
“Now there is at Jerusalem by the sheep market a pool, which is called in the Hebrew tongue Bethesda, having five porches. In these lay a great multitude of impotent folk, of blind, halt, withered,...
Messages from the Messiah's Life: The Nobleman's Son Healed
“This is again the second miracle that Jesus did, when he was come out of Judaea into Galilee.” (John 4:54) Jesus had returned from the Passover celebration in Jerusalem and stopped...
Messages from the Messiah's Life: The First Temple Cleansing
“For the zeal of thine house hath eaten me up; and the reproaches of them that reproached thee are fallen upon me.” (Psalm 69:9) After spending a few days at Capernaum, Jesus, His...
Messages from the Messiah's Life: The Miracle at Cana
“This beginning of miracles did Jesus in Cana of Galilee, and manifested forth his glory; and his disciples believed on him.” (John 2:11) Right after His baptism and the time of spiritual...
Trailer for New Moses Documentary
Filmmaker Tim Mahoney recently released a trailer for a new documentary that ought to be of great interest to Bible-believing Christians and skeptics alike. The movie, Patterns of Evidence: The Moses...
Messages from the Messiah's Life: The Temptation of the.,.
“Then was Jesus led up of the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted of the devil.” (Matthew 4:1) The 40 days our Lord Jesus spent fasting in the desert being “tempted of the...
Messages from the Messiah's Life: The Ministry of the F.,.
“The voice of him that crieth in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the LORD, make straight in the desert a highway for our God.” (Isaiah 40:3) John the Baptist is one of the most...
Triassic Tumor Raises Creation Questions
German researchers described rare bone cancer in a Triassic reptile fossil found in limestone near Velberg, Germany. The find reignites conversations about the origin of diseases and ultimately of life.    The...
Messages from the Messiah's Life: The Messages of Gabriel
“I am Gabriel, that stand in the presence of God; and am sent to speak unto thee, and to shew thee these glad tidings.” (Luke 1:19) The great archangel Gabriel was selected to bring...
Messages from the Messiah's Life: The Virgin Birth
“The LORD hath created a new thing in the earth, A woman shall compass a man.” (Jeremiah 31:22) The entire gospel authority rests on the fact of the sinless life of the Lord Jesus—beginning...
Diluting the Word of God
“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 Good Pleasure of God
“Wherefore also we pray always for you, that our God would count you worthy of this calling, and fulfill all the good pleasure of his goodness, and the work of faith with power.” (2 Thessalonians...
Inside March 2019 Acts & Facts
How can ICR educate your students with the truth about God’s creation? What caused the Ice Age? How can dinosaur soft tissue persist in fossils? Have lions always been lions? Discover the answers...
The Law and the Spirit
“Even unto the morrow after the seventh sabbath shall ye number fifty days; and ye shall offer a new meat offering unto the Lord.” (Leviticus 23:16) This commandment represents the...
Springtime Planning for Fall Learning
By March, educators are in the homestretch of the current school year, yet they’re also busy planning for the next school year. I’d like to encourage you to consider adding ICR resources...
An Appointed Time
“For the vision is yet for an appointed time; but at the end it will speak, and it will not lie. Though it tarries, wait for it; because it will surely come, it will not tarry.” (Habakkuk...
Subduction Was Essential for the Ice Age
Creation meteorologist Michael Oard has written extensively about what it takes to make an ice age. The first requirement is much warmer oceans than we have today, which would provide the extra evaporation...
Does the Toast Model Explain Fossil Protein Persistence?
About 10 years ago, I began tracking reports of soft tissue discoveries in fossils. By 2013, I had compiled a list of around 40 secular technical journal articles that describe either literal soft tissues...
Are Creationists Biased?
Creation critics object that creation scientists are biased. Since we seek answers to skeptical objections to the biblical account of creation, this supposedly means our research results are automatically...
ICR Discovery Center Update
Work continues in almost every corner of the ICR Discovery Center for Science and Earth History. Every time we don hard hats and safety glasses in a search for photo ops, we’re not disappointed. The...
Engineered Adaptability: Creatures' Anticipatory System.,.
On January 1, 2019, the American spacecraft New Horizons gathered close-up images of a rocky object over four billion miles from Earth. New Horizons launched in 2006 and was guided over three billion...
Have Lions Always Been Lions?
“Can you hunt the prey for the lion, or satisfy the appetite of the young lions, when they crouch in their dens, or lurk in their lairs to lie in wait?” (Job 38:39-40) When God spoke...
Ecosystem Engineering Explanations Miss the Mark
The ancient Philistines were embarrassed when Dagon, their chief idol, fell on its face before the Ark of the Covenant, so they propped it back up again.1 Maybe today’s evolutionary...
Better, Stronger, and More Effective Ministry
The Institute for Creation Research, the first full-time organization dedicated to creation science research, has grown tremendously since its inception in 1970. Financial support was rather lean during...
Introducing the Little Creation Books Series
In the last few years, ICR has expanded its creation resources to meet the needs of students, elementary-age children, and beginning readers. But as the father of a baby and a toddler, ICR Media Production...
Seducing Spirits
“Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils.” (1 Timothy 4:1) These “latter...
New Fossil Feathers Affirm Created Kinds
Descriptions of feathered dinosaurs continue to wing their way into scientific literature. While most researchers see each new example as another link in a Darwinian story of reptiles somehow evolving...
The Prayer of Faith
“And the prayer of faith shall save the sick, and the Lord shall raise him up; and if he have committed sins, they shall be forgiven him.” (James 5:15) Without examining the various...
The Magnified Word of God
“I will worship toward thy holy temple, and praise thy name for thy lovingkindness and for thy truth: for thou hast magnified thy word above all thy name.” (Psalm 138:2) The Word...
Nations That Forget God
“The wicked shall be turned into hell, and all the nations that forget God.” (Psalm 9:17) The subject of hell is widely ignored today, even by evangelical teachers and pastors. Heaven...
To the Praise of His Glory
“Having predestinated us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will, To the praise of the glory of his grace, wherein he hath made...
When the Lord Comes
“After these things the word of the Lord came unto Abram in a vision, saying, Fear not, Abram: I am thy shield, and thy exceeding great reward.” (Genesis 15:1) This is the first of...
The Lord and Inspiration
“And the Lord called unto Moses, and spake unto him out of the tabernacle of the congregation, saying . . .” (Leviticus 1:1) This introductory verse to what many erroneously consider...
Delicate Spider Fossil Discovered
Discovering fossil spiders has become fairly common.1 Each time they have been 100% spiders, not vague evolutionary ancestors with partial or transitional features.2   Now...
How to Please the Lord
“Wherefore we labour, that, whether present or absent, we may be accepted of him.” (2 Corinthians 5:9) In this verse, Paul expresses the strong desire to be “pleasing to”...
Spirits of Truth and Error
“We are of God: he that knoweth God heareth us; he that is not of God heareth not us. Hereby know we the spirit of truth, and the spirit of error.” (1 John 4:6) Here we are given...
A T. rex Swimming with Sharks?
The last time I checked, sharks didn’t swim on land. Most shark species inhabit saltwater oceans. Maybe tyrannosaurs swam some, but they didn’t dwell in oceans. Yet somehow sharks and tyrannosaurs...
The Ordinances of Men
“Submit yourselves to every ordinance of man for the Lord’s sake: whether it be to the king, as supreme; Or unto governors, as unto them that are sent by him for the punishment of evildoers,...
The Beginning of the Creation
“For in those days shall be affliction, such as was not from the beginning of the creation which God created unto this time, neither shall be.” (Mark 13:19) The phrase “from...
The Saints
“Salute every saint in Christ Jesus. The brethren which are with me greet you. All the saints salute you, chiefly they that are of Caesar’s household.” (Philippians 4:21-22) The...
The Incarnate Wisdom
“The Lord possessed me in the beginning of his way, before his works of old. I was set up from everlasting, from the beginning, or ever the earth was.” (Proverbs 8:22-23) The book...
Sweet Naamah
“Behold, thou art fair, my beloved, yea, pleasant: also our bed is green.” (Song of Solomon 1:16) These words begin King Solomon’s tender expressions of love to his beautiful...
"Ancient" Fossil Still Has Hagfish Slime Residue
Hagfish look creepy. They can act creepy, too. Having no bones, they tie themselves into sliding figure eight knots that help them tear mouthfuls of flesh from the seafloor carcasses on which they feed....
The Importance of Reading
“Till I come, give attendance to reading, to exhortation, to doctrine.” (1 Timothy 4:13) In this video age, Christians are in grave danger of forgetting the importance of reading....
A Bag with Holes
“Ye have sown much, and bring in little; ye eat, but ye have not enough; ye drink, but ye are not filled with drink; ye clothe you, but there is none warm; and he that earneth wages earneth...
Song of the Rock
“And David spake unto the Lord the words of this song in the day that the Lord had delivered him out of the hand of all his enemies, and out of the hand of Saul.” (2 Samuel 22:1) This...
What Do We Do With Darwin Day?
Many secularist and humanist organizations celebrate February 12 as Darwin Day, a day set aside to honor Charles Darwin and his legacy. But is Darwinism science? And does it have a rightful place in...
The Mercy of the Lord
“The Lord is gracious, and full of compassion; slow to anger, and of great mercy.” (Psalm 145:8) Not one of us deserves God’s mercy, for “we have turned every one to his...
Destroy Them, O God
“Destroy thou them, O God; let them fall by their own counsels; cast them out in the multitude of their transgressions; for they have rebelled against thee.” (Psalm 5:10) No less...
No King in Israel
“In those days there was no king in Israel, but every man did that which was right in his own eyes.” (Judges 17:6) Four times in the book of Judges we are told that “there was...
Overcome Them
“Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world.” (1 John 4:4) This is one of the most reassuring promises...
Meteorite Impact Observed During Lunar Eclipse
On January 21, 2019, during a total lunar eclipse, astronomers and amateur stargazers alike saw a small meteorite strike the lunar surface.1 The collision was seen as a flash of light just...
Our Adversary, the Devil
“Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour.” (1 Peter 5:8) This grave warning concerning the devil was...
The Mind of Christ
“For who hath known the mind of the Lord, that he may instruct him? but we have the mind of Christ.” (1 Corinthians 2:16) The mind of the natural man is “a reprobate mind”...
Revealing Our Fossil Wall
It was an exciting week here at ICR as we watched workers carefully mount nine fossil replicas to the Discovery Center’s exterior wall. Each 12ˈ×12ˈ panel weighs 3,500 pounds! Two of them...
Adding to God's Word
“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.”...
A Certain Young Man
“And they all forsook him, and fled. And there followed him a certain young man, having a linen cloth cast about his naked body; and the young men laid hold on him: And he left the linen cloth,...
The First Sacrifice
“Unto Adam also and to his wife did the Lord God make coats of skins, and clothed them.” (Genesis 3:21) This action by the Lord is very significant. God Himself apparently sacrificed...
How to Know the Truth
“If any man will do his will, he shall know of the doctrine, whether it be of God, or whether I speak of myself.” (John 7:17) The apostle Paul, in his last epistle, wrote about certain...
Sinning Against the Lord
“And David said unto Nathan, I have sinned against the Lord. And Nathan said unto David, The LORD  also hath put away thy sin; thou shalt not die.” (2 Samuel 12:13) A basic truth...
Look Up and See His Handiwork
The Institute for Creation Research staff recently had a sneak peek at the ICR Discovery Center’s planetarium show that will soon be open to the public. As I sat there gazing up at the dome “sky”...
The Importance of Recent Creation
Those of us who still believe that the Bible is the inerrant Word of God and that God intended it to be understood by ordinary people—not just by scholarly specialists in science or theology—have...
A Rock-Based Global Sea Level Curve
Evolutionary geologists compiled a global sea level curve from the Cambrian system to the present using assumed environmental interpretations and deep time (Figure 1).1 They infer global...
Earth's Thick Ice Sheets Are Young
Secular scientists have assigned vast ages—multiple hundreds of thousands of years—to the Dome Fuji, Vostok, and EPICA Dome C ice cores in Antarctica.1-3 They also claim to have...
Can Intelligent Design Prove Evolution?
BioLogos is a theistic evolution-based organization that promotes the secular model of molecules-to-man evolution. The group’s adherents not only champion the secular model of evolution, they...
Are People and Fruit Flies Related?
There are around 152,000 named species of flies (the order Diptera) representing approximately 10% of all species on Earth. One genus in particular, the pesky fruit fly Drosophila, is found all around...
ICR Discovery Center Update
Discovery Center activity is ramping up as we pull together all the exhibit components that have been in process for months. More animatronic creatures arrived, including the two pictured on this...
Engineered Adaptability: Trait Selection Is Internal, N.,.
Crime dramas tend to involve several potential suspects. Some suspects have a good motive to commit the crime but also a good alibi. Viewers presented with the exact same details can develop different...
Is Young Earth Creation Crazy?
A creation-believing friend of mine attended a dinner with various scientists. One of them who favored intelligent design said that any scientist who believed in a young earth was “crazy.”...
Beware the Bait of False Hypotheticals
At a recent ICR event in Massachusetts, an attendee asked a trap-loaded question: “Some say that minor errors in the Bible are okay because they don’t hurt the Bible’s main message—but...
Red Algae Lazarus Effect Can't Resurrect Evolution
Jeffrey P. Tomkins, Ph.D. and Timothy L. Clarey, Ph.D. Red algae form one of the main components of coral reefs and were originally thought to have appeared on Earth during the middle of the Cretaceous...
The Great Commission
“And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature.” (Mark 16:15) The so-called “great commission” of the Lord to His disciples is...
Spirit of Antichrist
“And this is that spirit of antichrist, whereof ye have heard that it should come; and even now already is it in the world.” (1 John 4:3) The four passages in the New Testament that...
Yeast Introns Not Junk After All
The junk DNA paradigm has proven to be an ill-founded icon of evolution. We’ve witnessed its pet sub-theories systematically debunked as we learn more and more about how creatures’ DNA systems...
The Enduring Work of God
“Whatsoever God doeth, it shall be for ever: nothing can be put to it, nor any thing taken from it: and God doeth it, that men should fear before him.” (Ecclesiastes 3:14) God is...
He Hath Chosen Us
“According as he hath chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love.” (Ephesians 1:4) Although we cannot really...
An Unlikely Testimony
“And the LORD opened the mouth of the ass, and she said unto Balaam, What have I done unto thee, that thou hast smitten me these three times?” (Numbers 22:28) This tale of a donkey...
The God/Man
“That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked upon, and our hands have handled, of the Word of life.” (1 John 1:1) It...
The Integrity of the Written Word
“Ye shall not add unto the word which I command you, neither shall ye diminish ought from it, that ye may keep the commandments of the LORD your God which I command you.” (Deuteronomy...
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