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In the Beginning: Science and
Genesis 1-11
“If the foundations are destroyed, what can the
righteous do?“ Psalm 11:3
Do Stars That Are Billions of
Light Years Away
Prove That The Universe Is
Billions Of Years Old?
“The mathematics of this new theory shows that
while God makes the universe in six days in the
earth’s reference frame, the light has ample time in
the extra-terrestrial reference frame to travel the
required distances.”
Gravity Affects Time
Genesis 1:20-25
“Then God said, “Let the waters teem with
swarms of living creatures, and let birds fly above
the earth and the open expanse of the heavens.”
And God created the great sea monsters, and
every living creature that moves, with which the
waters swarmed after their kind, and every
winged bird after its kind; and God saw that it
was good.
And God blessed them, saying, “Be fruitful and
multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let
birds multiply on the earth.” And there was
evening and there was morning, a fifth day. Then
God said, “Let the earth bring forth living
creatures after their kind:
cattle and creeping things and beasts of the earth
after their kind”; and it was so. And God made
the beasts of the earth after their kind, and the
cattle after their kind, and everything that creeps
on the ground after its kind; and God saw that it
was good.”
Genesis 1:12
“And the earth brought forth vegetation, plants
yielding seed after their kind, and trees bearing
fruit, with seed in them, after their kind; and God
saw that it was good."
Genesis 1: 21
“And God created the great sea monsters, and
every living creature that moves, with which the
waters swarmed after their kind, and every
winged bird after its kind; and God saw that it
was good.”
Genesis 1: 21
“And God created the great sea monsters, and
every living creature that moves, with which the
waters swarmed after their kind, and every
winged bird after its kind; and God saw that it
was good.”
Nephesh
Hebrew for “life” or “living”
or “soul” or “breathes”
Genesis 1: 21
“And God created the great sea monsters, and
every living creature that moves, with which the
waters swarmed after their kind, and every
winged bird after its kind; and God saw that it
was good.”
Pierre-Paul Grasse,
Chair of Evolution at the Sorbonne
“Naturalists must remember that the process of
evolution is revealed only through fossil forms. A
knowledge of paleontology is, therefore, a
prerequisite; only paleontology can provide them
with the evidence and reveal its course or
mechanisms.”
“Darwin’s Break-down”

“If it could be demonstrated that any complex
organ existed which could not possibly have been
formed by numerous, successive, slight
modifications, my theory would absolutely break
down.”(154)
Have scientists found anything in biology like
this? Yes—molecular machines that have
irreducible complexity.

Bacterial Flagellum
Irreducible Complexity
Bacterial Flagellum
The Preservation of Favored Races
in the Struggle for Life
Behe’s Discovery
The number of published proposals, over the past
45 years, showing how these irreducibly complex
systems might have evolved:
0
Question: Why not consider the possibility of the
intelligent design of these systems?
Type Three Secretory System
Co-option?
The Cell

Much more complex than a modern automated factory
Evolutionist Bruce Alberts, then president of the
National Academy of Sciences, said in 1988 :
“The entire cell can be viewed as a factory that contains
an elaborate network of interlocking assembly lines, each
of which is composed of large protein machines.”
The Information
Problem:
There is no scientific evidence for
any process in nature that can
arrange letters in a precise
sequence, yet ...
Human agents do this easily!
Protein’s 3-D Structure
•Proteins are like
sentences. They
are made up of
dozens of precisely
ordered letters–
“chemical letters”
called “amino
acids.”
•Antidisestablishmentarianism
•Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious
Proteins are much longer than these!
The DNA Library Discovery

DNA is an information-packed library.

DNA is also a “macromolecule.”

As an “informational macromolecule,” it carries
the blueprints for proteins.
And So ...

Our message in the sand
 15 letters: intelligent agent is obvious

Bacterial DNA - 2,000,000 letters

Human DNA - 3,000,000,000 letters

Darwin’s paradigm springs a huge leak: it can’t
explain the origin of information.
Human DNA is like a computer program
but far, far more advanced than any
we’ve ever created.
Bill Gates
Francis Crick (the co-discoverer
of DNA) in a letter to his son:
“Now we believe that the DNA is a code.”
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