Creationism is True!
Science Confirms Creationism
Despite constant claims that creationism is a bunch of nonsense and that the biblical creation account is meant to be taken as poetry (not history), science has proven that certain aspects of the bible are indisputably true. This might sound like the ravings of an ignorant creationist, but let us observe several of the conclusions from science that confirm the biblical creation account.
The World That Then Was
1. Creation is a supernatural event.
Whether a person wants to believe that this involves a divine being or not is irrelevant. The First Law of thermodynamics states that energy/matter can neither be created nor destroyed. This automatically tells a person that nothing can be created from nothing. If that is not bad enough, the Second Law of thermodynamics states that every orderly system trends toward disorder. Every scientific model would have to defy these two Laws in order to operate properly. The solution: a Creator.
2. Creation of the atmosphere
According to the scientific model, the atmosphere was formed in the primordial stages of the earth's existence. The earth was a ball of molten rock from which water vapor rose into space and rained back down. The vapor that evaporated into space eventually formed the atmosphere and the earth was eventually flooded. In the bible, it is revealed that the waters of earth were separated into the waters above and the waters below. In both cases a separation occurred between the waters upon the earth and the waters above the earth.
3. The world was once under water
There is tremendous evidence that the world was once covered in water. Most people are familiar with the story of Noah's Ark in the book of Genesis, but how many people make the connection between Noah's Ark and the whale fossils discovered 5,000 feet above sea level? The Andes display this phenomenon very clearly. The only thing left to do is ask, "How did these fossils get here?" The answer is obvious.
4. Natural Selection
True, Darwin and Christians are not best friends but Darwin contributed to an incredible find that actually helped later Creationists to understand where all of the species of animals came from. It used to be believed, by bible believing Christians, that each species was created separately by God. When Darwin entered the picture, he revealed that each "kind" of animal has the ability to adapt to its environment in remarkable ways. In his day he did not realize the intricacies of his discovery. Today we are able to observe the variety of creatures upon the earth and understand that their is not a fixity of species. Nonetheless, the bible reveals that each creature can reproduce after its own kind. Darwin's extrapolation on genetic variability, known as macroevolution, supposes that all life originated from one common ancestor. Nothing has ever been observed to prove such a notion and this is also from where the majority of the creation/evolution debate stems.
5. The image of God
It was once thought that mankind in its infancy was primitive and had little more thought capacity than a modern ape. One of the greatest examples of this misconception is in relation to what we call "Neanderthals." There is a long story behind why Neanderthals were once thought to be primitive and stupid, but today it has been proven that they were actually highly intelligent creatures/humans. Most scientists today make a distinction between modern day humans and Neanderthals, but creationists believe that they were nothing more than another variety of human. Because the myth of the ignorant Neanderthal has been debunked so thoroughly it is easy to find articles regarding their remarkable ingenuity. If evolution were true, when did mankind begin to acquire its advanced intellectual abilities? The Bible has a simple explanation: Men and women were created in the image of God.