One morning a young man came to my door promoting his tree-trimming business. I took the flyer he offered and then handed him a gospel tract, hoping to have an opportunity to lead him to the One who died on a tree for his sins. Instead this man said he believed in evolution because “it makes sense.” I then asked if he had any proof that evolution is true.
He replied, “Lucy.”
I then asked “Who’s Lucy?” Certainly he wasn’t talking about the Peanuts character. This man was referring to a so-called missing link discovered in Ethiopia over 40 years ago. “Lucy” is the nickname assigned to several hundred pieces of bone representing about 40% of the skeleton of a female hominid that supposedly lived 3.2 million years ago.
I’ve heard other nonbelievers tell me, “I believe in science.” Well, so do I. True science never contradicts the Bible. Various archaeological discoveries such as the Dead Sea Scrolls have proven the validity of Scripture. Many famous scientists have also been Christians such as Blase Pascal and Isaac Newton. Louis Pasteur was a Catholic who demolished the evolutionary theory of spontaneous generation of life.
Genesis 1:11-12 says that every seed produces after its own kind. Nevertheless, evolutionists continue promoting their beliefs as scientific fact without any solid evidence to back it up. One infamous incident involved a fossil allegedly found in England known as the Piltdown Man that was later shown to be a hoax.
Faith in a fossil won’t cast out devils, heal a person’s body, or result in eternal life. Only a relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ will provide those things.
“‘And these signs will follow those who believe: In My name they will cast out demons; they will speak with new tongues; they will take up serpents; and if they drink anything deadly, it will by no means hurt them; they will lay hands on the sick, and they will recover’ ...And they went out and preached everywhere, the Lord working with them and confirming the word through the accompanying signs. Amen.” - Mark 16:17-18, 20