First printing  July 2017 Copyright    2017 by Bryan Osborne and Bodie Hodge. All rights reserved. No part of this book ma...
Foreword In this electronic age, I   m often checking my smartphone for emails, posting items to Facebook, and taking care...
EV OLU E  BI  BL  Today, it   s unfortunate to see so many pastors and other church leaders not taking a stand on God   s ...
Pg.7  Introduction Pg.18  A Perfect Creation Pg.34  A Corrupt Creation Pg.44  A Catastrophic Flooded Creation Pg.58  A Con...
N  U TIO  N C  O TI A RE  EV OL  BIB  LE  Introduction What is going on in our culture   8  Why the division over creation...
EV OLU E  BI  BL  What is going on in our culture  What is happening  To the honest observer, it is clear that America is ...
If the foundations What can the  are destroyed, righteous do   But what allowed this steady erosion of biblical authority ...
LE  EA TION  CR  EVOL  U  O TI  N  Why the division over creation vs. evolution  Many Christians believe there is no need ...
The division over creation vs. evolution is actually a division       between the  Word of God   the word of man.  All of ...
EV OLU E  BI  BL  Biblical authority If you took a stethoscope and listened to the heartbeat of our ministry, Answers in G...
If the Bible cannot be trusted when it talks about history, why should anyone trust it when it speaks about salvation   ph...
LE  EA TION  CR  EVOL  U  O TI  N  2 Worldviews  God   s vs. man   s  Quite possibly the biggest misconception about the o...
Those who trust man   s guesses over God   s Word assume the way things happen in nature now is the way they have  always ...
LE  EA TION  CR UT L O V E  IO  N  What is the ultimate and supreme starting point  So, if this issue of origins is a war ...
The biblical worldview alone can explain the origin of all things, material and immaterial alike, without contradicting it...
N  U TIO  N C  O TI A RE  EV OL  BIB  LE  6  A Perfect Creation  Why do Bible-believers believe creation   20  Why didn   ...
BLE  E AT I O N CR ON TI  OL EV  U  Why do Bible-believers believe creation  Christians are instructed to build all of the...
All Scripture is  breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction and for training in righteo...
ON AT I  EVOLU TION  CR  E  Why didn   t God make the world perfect  Actually, He did make it perfect. Today   s world is ...
This original perfect creation was  innocent, free of death and the curse,  which were both the consequences of man   s si...
EV OLU E  BI  BL  Six days    why  And really     God is all-powerful, He could have created over millions of years, right...
Throughout the Bible, subsequent writers treated the early chapters of Genesis as literal history including Jesus.  24-hou...
BLE  E AT I O N CR ON TI  OL EV  U  How old is the earth  So, what is the age of the earth according to the Bible  Well, i...
What is recorded in the pages of Scripture is a     birth certificate    for the earth and universe.  One need only to add...
BLE  E AT I O N CR  N IO  OL EV  UT  Radiometric dating  But doesn   t radiometric dating prove the earth is millions of y...
If we can   t trust isotope dating when dating rocks of known age, how is it plausible to trust it when dating rocks of un...
E AT I O N CR ON TI  OL EV  BLE  U  Carbon dating  A great example of the unreliability of radiometric dating is carbon da...
Carbon 14 dating turns out to be one of the  best evidences for a young earth   coal and diamond, in all rock layers, no m...
ON AT I  EVOLU TION  CR  E  Dinosaurs were made on day 6   So, if the earth is only thousands of years old as the Bible pl...
When we start with the Bible and build our thinking on God   s Word, we have answers even about dinosaurs   This is confir...
N  U TIO  N C  O TI A RE  EV OL  BIB  LE  A Corrupt Creation Death before sin   36  Why is there death and suffering   38 ...
EV OLU E  BI  BL  Death before sin  From the ministry   s experience, this is one of the primary areas where many Christia...
The Bible is  explicitly clear, from cover to cover, that death is the consequence of sin.  destroyed  On top of that, the...
EV OLU E  BI  BL  Why is there death and suffering  It   s interesting  one of Darwin   s chief arguments against the bibl...
So, within the biblical worldview, the origin of death and suffering is accounted for, Just as through one man sin entered...
EV OLU E  BI  BL  Should Christians believe millions of years  So, should Christians believe in millions of years  Well, b...
been a pre-Adamite race of soulless hominids. Of Millions of years is based on an course, the Bible never mentions of rock...
EV OLU E  BI  BL  Where did Cain get his wife  This question is a classic. In 1925, William Jennings Bryan was asked this ...
Adam and Eve were genetically perfect, preprogrammed straight from the hand of God.  Image from the Scopes Trial  after cr...
N  U TIO  N C  O TI A RE  EV OL  BIB  LE  A Catastrophic Flooded Creation Rock layers- millions of years or a global Flood...
ON AT I  EVOLU TION  CR  E  Rock layersmillions of years or a global Flood  Either most of the rock layers were laid down ...
Author Bryan Osborne beside the Tapeats Sandstone in the eastern Grand Canyon.  6. All over the world, multiple rock layer...
ON AT I  EVOLU TION  CR  E  Flood  local or global  Another unavoidable consequence of Christians embracing millions of ye...
Clear biblical exposition does not allow for millions of years, and the features of the rock record emphatically confirm t...
TI  EV OLU E  BI  BL  Could Noah hold all those animals on the Ark  As speakers for Answers in Genesis, we get this questi...
Perhaps most important of all, the Bible says Noah took kind seems roughly equal to the family level of modern-day classif...
ON AT I  EVOLU T  ION  E R C  Originally one continent  In Genesis 1 9 God commands,    Let the water under the sky be gat...
Essentially, the Genesis Flood caused     continental sprint     as opposed to the modern idea of slow and gradual     con...
TI  EV OLU E  BI  BL  Where did the water come from and where did it go  Where did the water come from  According to the B...
If one were to press down the earth   s mountain ranges just a bit and raise up the ocean basins just a bit, the entire wo...
EV OLU E  B BI  L  Dinosaurs on the Ark  The Bible testifies that pairs of all creatures with the    breath of life    cam...
Just like there are many variations of the  dog kind  but just the one kind, the same is true for the variations of  dinos...
N  U TIO  N C  O TI A RE  EV OL  BIB  LE  A Confused Creation  Why the Tower of Babel   60  One race   62
BLE  E AT I O N CR ON TI  OL EV  U  Why the Tower of Babel  Like the rest of Genesis 1   11, the account of the Tower of B...
Most language experts agree there was a maximum of around original  80 to 100 language families.  the world, most language...
EV OLU E  BI  BL  One race  So, if all people groups go back to the Tower of Babel, then to Noah   s sons, and eventually ...
All people are essentially some  shade of brown.  All people are essentially some shade of brown. It   s mainly based on a...
N  U TIO  N C  O TI A RE  EV OL  BIB  LE  An Evolutionary Takeover of Creation  Science vs. the Bible   66  What is evolut...
EV OLU E  BI  BL  Science vs. the Bible  How many times have you seen a headline or an advertisement for a television show...
In reality, there is no conflict between real , observable repeatable science and the Bible.  knowledge would be impossibl...
BLE  E AT I O N CR ON TI  OL EV  U  What is evolution and where did it come from  From a big-picture perspective, the evol...
Sounds familiar. From 600   100 B.C., numerous Greek philosophers taught many of today   s    modern    ideas about evolut...
E AT I O N CR ON TI  OL EV  BLE  U  Origin of life  This is perhaps one of the most perplexing questions for secular scien...
The Law of Biogenesis states that life only  comes from life.     directed panspermia.    This is the speculation that lif...
E AT I O N CR ON TI  OL EV  BLE  U  Animal variations    natural selection    mutations    Look at all the variations of d...
Mutations  rearrange, destroy, or delete existing genetic information,  but based on observations, they  do not add  new g...
E AT I O N CR ON TI  OL EV  BLE  U  Missing links  Yet another big problem for    molecules-to-man    evolution is that it...
So, Darwin   s If evolution were true, there should    innumerable    be probably transitions should have of fossilized, t...
LE  EA TION  CR UT L O V E  IO  N  What about ape-men  So, if the missing links are missing, then what about all the    ap...
We are all variations of the human all of whom are made in  kind,  the image of the Creator God.  77
E AT I O N CR ON TI  OL EV  BLE  U  Same evidence  two different interpretations Once again, secular and biblical scientis...
The biblical  interpretation of the evidence is consistent with all of reality and observational science.  requires the di...
N  U TIO  N C  O TI A RE  EV OL  BIB  LE  A ChristRedeemed Creation  What is the gospel   82  Using creation in evangelism...
EV OLU E  BI  BL  What is the gospel  You might have heard that the word    gospel    means    good news.    And indeed it...
motives be holy and perfect our whole lives. Never a selfish, lustful, hateful, prideful thought, or motive. The list coul...
ON A TI  EVOLU TION  CR  E  Using creation in evangelism As stated from the outset of this book, Answers in Genesis is a b...
It is the gospel alone that is  the power of God  unto salvation.  This demonstrates to a watching world that you can beli...
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Page 38     Why is there death and suffering  New Answers Book 1  Chapter 26 Why does God   s creation include death and s...