The truth hurts, doesn’t it? But it’s the only thing that will set us free from error. Have you ever wondered what the truth is in the Creation/Evolution Debate? Let’s see what a top scientist has to say about it. The following is part of an interview between a leading molecular biologist of the genetic code and George Caher of The Ledge.
George: I’m a bit like an editor trying to find a spelling mistake inside a document larger than four complete sets of Encyclopedia Britannica. Do you believe that information evolved?
Biologist: George, nobody I know in my profession believes it evolved. It was engineered by genius beyond genius. Such information could not have been written any other way. The paper and ink did not write the book. Knowing what we know, it’s ridiculous to think otherwise.
George: Have you ever stated that in a public lecture or any other public writings?
Biologist: No, I just say it evolved. To be a molecular biologist requires one to hold onto two insanities at one time. One, it would be insane to believe in evolution when you see the truths for yourself. Two, it would be insane to say you don’t believe in evolution. All government work, research grants, papers, big college lectures—everything would stop. I would be out of a job or be regulated to outer fringes, where I couldn’t earn a decent living.
Geneticists really do see the evidence for Creation, but peer pressure and financial consideration sometimes keep them from telling the truth and being set free from evolution’s error. What’s keeping you from telling others the truth about Jesus Christ? Do you fear losing your friends, job, or reputation? The truth of the gospel may hurt, but without pain, there’s no gain. Will you stand for truth today?
The best data we have concerning the origin of the universe are exactly what I would have predicted had I nothing to go on but the five books of Moses, the Psalms, and the Bible as a whole. — Arnold Penzias, a Nobel Prize-winning physicist
Devotional by Dr. James A. Scudder