In the beginning God [prepared, formed, fashioned, and ] created the heavens and the earth.” (Genesis 1:1)
COMMENT:The other day I was flipping through the TV channels and came across a talking shark who was bragging that he didn’t have to worry about losing a tooth because “I have ‘back up’ rows of teeth thanks to EVOLUTION!” The enemy certainly wants to scramble the minds of our children with deception at a very early age. I’ve heard it said that it is just as impossible that this world exists by chance as if there were an explosion in a print shop and as a consequence of the explosion out jumps an unabridged dictionary, alphabetically in order. In Romans 1:19,20 God tells us that He has revealed Himself through His creation. Well, a few years ago, we on the East Coast experienced one of God’s more phenomenal creations, the invasion of the cicadas. Every 17 years these 1 1/2 inch-long flying insects emerge from their holes in the ground intent on producing the next generation. (I think of these guys as the Rip Van Winkles of the Insect World.) The male goes wild with an irritating racket meant to woo the females. I guess they make all that noise because they are celebrating the cessation of seventeen years of celibacy. (Try saying that fast three times!) These cicadas give new meaning to the saying EVERY SHUT EYE AIN’T SLEEP AND EVERY GOOD-BYE AIN’T GONE!
SCRIPTURE STUDY:Genesis 1-14
WISE SAYING: IT TAKES MUCH MORE FAITH TO BELIEVE IN EVOLUTION THAN IT DOES TO BELIEVE IN GOD.