Now I just want to remind us all, there are billions of people in the world who are deeply religious; who get enriched by the wonderful sense of community from their religion.
They worship together, they eat together, they live in their communities and enjoy each other's company; Billions of people.
: Romans : Through one man sin entered the world, and death through sin.
But John , says â€œFor God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believes in Him should not perish, but have everlasting lifeâ€.
You see, when weâ€™re talking about origins, were talking about the past; we werenâ€™t there; we can't observe that, whether it's molecules-to-man evolution or whether it's the creation account.
When you are talking about the past, we like to call it origins- or historical-science.
You'd be home watching CSI â€“ â€“ (Crime Scene Investigation) TV show, CSI-Petersburg. And on CSI, there is no distinction made between historical science and observational science. Natural laws that applied in the past apply now; that's why there are natural laws, that's why we embrace them.
That's how we made all these discoveries that enabled this marvelous technology.
But there's different types of knowledge, and I think this is where the confusion arises.There is not a single place in the Grand Canyon where the fossils of one type of animal cross over into the fossils of another.In other words, when there's a big flood on the Earth, you would expect drowning animals to swim up to a higher level. If you could find evidence of that my friends, you could change the world.Hamâ€™s story to the story from the outside, what I call mainstream science.The question here tonight is, does Ken Hamâ€™s creation model hold up? So let me ask you, what would you be doing if you weren't here tonight? We don't normally have these anywhere in the world except here.