October 13, 2010

More than half of the adults surveyed across the world believe that creationism must be taught alongside the theory of evolution

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To mark the anniversary of Charles Darwin's birth and the 150th anniversary of the publication of his work on the Origin of Species, a survey was given to adults in ten countries of the world on 5 continents and the results indicate that more than half of those surveyed believed that creationism must be taught alongside the theory of evolution in the classroom. People were asked which of these origins of man was closest to their own opinion and on average 53% felt that creationism should be taught alongside Darwinism, a result that bothered the head of the Darwin Now program. Dr. Vern Baker said that the debate about Darwinism has been portrayed as very polarizing - science vs. religion.

Jimmy's Prophetic Prospective on the News

The debate over the origins of man, Darwinism vs. creationism is a debate that has an interesting connection to the return of Jesus Christ at His Second Coming.

For over 150 years there has been a debate on the origins of man and the leader of the opposition fighting against the Biblical account of Creation, Charles Darwin, has been the center focus in this debate. Darwin's work, The Origins of Man, published 150 years ago, forms the debate as science vs. religion. The world bought into the idea that Darwin had science on his side in the debate. This argument has been disqualified by the reality of the scientific world questioning some of Darwin's theory as just that - a theory on the origins of man not scientific fact.

The Bible speaks to this issue as a significant attitude that will be prevalent at the time of the return of Jesus Christ to the Earth. The Apostle Peter wrote in II Peter 3 that there would be those who deny the return of the Lord Jesus Christ as they also deny the Creation account in Genesis 1 (II Peter 3:3-5). The truth be known, both Creation and the theory of evolution must be taken by faith, but the Biblical account gives us an eyewitness account of the origins of man where God created all things and then gave Moses the account of what happened so that he could record it in the Bible.

The Bible is absolute truth - evidence that Bible prophecy also will be fulfilled.