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Scientists Know Darwinian Evolution is Impossible. That's a fact.

Scientific techniques and capabilities have continued to improve, and the result is that the molecular evidence is showing life is too complex to have evolved. In addition, mutations are mostly degrading to the genome, and that means we are going downhill, not evolving upward. In this edition of the Science Pastor Steve continues to look at the statement from the Third Way, a scientific organization that is searching for an alternative to Darwinism. They write:

“The commonly accepted alternative is Neo-Darwinism, which is clearly naturalistic science but ignores much contemporary molecular evidence and invokes a set of unsupported assumptions about the accidental nature of hereditary variation. Neo-Darwinism ignores important rapid evolutionary processes such as symbiogenesis, horizontal DNA transfer, action of mobile DNA and epigenetic modifications. Moreover, some Neo-Darwinists have elevated Natural Selection into a unique creative force that solves all the difficult evolutionary problems without a real empirical basis.”

An interesting fact that has come out of genetics in the past ten years is that life adapts to its environment, ion a limited way. It's called engineered adaptability, meaning the ability to adapt has been designed into life. The adaption is not great enough to result in evolution, but life (including us) has the ability to sense the environment, adapt, and pass on those adaptations to the next generation. This is done through what is called epigenetics. These are no mutations. These are built-in capabilities that get turned on or off as needed.

URLs Referenced:

Third Way of Evolution

Engineered Adapability

Acts and Facts Index

Dissent From Darwin

Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed

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Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in Your name, and in Your name cast out demons, and in Your name perform many miracles? - Matthew 7:22

And Jesus will say to them:

I never knew you; depart from Me, you who practice lawlessness. - Matthew 7:23

Get your Bible out and read Matthew 7:21-23. These are some of the most frightening verses in the Bible.

They describe people who believe with all their heart that they are saved. They have no doubt that they know Jesus and they've done many great things that prove this is true. Put Jesus says, 'Depart from me...' He doesn't know them.

Are you truly trusting Jesus? Scripture says to examine yourself to see if you are in the faith (2 Corinthians 13:5). Have you done that?

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