IS ANYBODY OUT THERE?
We all like to know where we came from. People visit the countries of their ancestors. Adoptive children search for birth parents. Where are you from? An accidental combination of atoms, a monkey, or a maker? Below are a few amazing facts that point to either incredible coincidence or purposeful, masterful design.
A slight variation in the position of the earth in relationship to the sun would make life here impossible.1 If the earth was not tilted at a 23.5º angle, there would be no seasons, limited farm land, and the mid-sections of the earth would be uninhabitable.1
In 1957 scientists discovered that DNA molecules contain 4 chemicals that encode information like a written code. Knowledge and information come from existing intelligence, so the question is, where did this code / information originate?2
LAWS OF NATURE
There are orderly, predictable, and mathematical laws of nature proven to be at work in our universe.3 How likely would something created by chance consistently obey such natural laws? Is it possible God created and upholds these laws as Hebrews 1:3 states?
QUESTIONS TO PONDER:
- Does it take some amount of faith (believing in what you can’t see) to accept the Big Bang Theory or other origin-of-life theories?
- Is it more, less, or equally possible that the universe has a maker?
- If there is a God, what does that mean to me?
Do some research on the beginning of the earth. Examine what leading scientists say, then read the Biblical account of creation. Compare and contrast what you find.