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The Astounding Evidence for God’s Existence: Intelligent Design/Science (Part 3 of 4)

March 22, 2010

“We should reject, as a matter of principle, the substitution of intelligent design for the dialogue of chance and necessity; but we must concede that there are presently no detailed Darwinian accounts of the evolution of any biochemical system, only a variety of wishful speculations.“  -Biochemist Franklin M. Harold

Today more than ever it is believed that science is the highest form of knowledge. Science is seen as rational and the absolute truth. If it can’t be tested by the scientific method; then it cannot be true or rational.  Faith and science are seen as two completely different worldviews at odds with each other. The truth of the matter is that science actually supports theistic belief. Over the last fifty years or so, with the advance of technology research methods we’re beginning to see how truly remarkable life is with fine-precision and complexity.

The design proof, popularized by William Parley, is the second of three major proofs for the existence of God. Like the cosmological proof, the design proof can be stated in three simple sentences:

1) Every design had a designer.

2) The universe has a design.

3) Therefore, the universe has a design.

Every design has a designer. This is a very obvious statement that no one dares to debate. Every building, painting, piece of clothing, or computer program comes from the mind of a designer. Intelligent design doesn’t come together at random any more than a dictionary could come from an explosion from a print shop! Design simply states a designer is responsible.

The universe has a design. How do we know this? By looking around and observing the universe. The design we see is intricate and complex. One example of this is by looking at a single-cell animal. In a single-cell animal there is the same amount of information as one thousand volumes of the Encyclopedia Britannica. If it reasonable to believe that computers, cameras, and cars need intelligent causes like humans to create them, then why do people find it so hard to understand the need for an intelligent cause of human existence? We’ve become blind to the truth all around us; ignoring it and accepting lies.  “Since what may be known about God is plain to them, because God has made it plain to them. For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities—his eternal power and divine nature—have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that men are without excuse.” -Romans 1:19, 20. We have no excuse not to see that everything before us was specially created for a unique purpose in mind. God has made it clear that He is behind the design of life!
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March 22, 2010 Posted by | Guest Post Kyle Jackson | | 1 Comment