Simple or Prudent?
The simple believeth every word: but the prudent man looketh well to his going.(Proverbs 14:15) KJV
If we’re prudent, we (that’s me and the Holy spirit) see that “scientific evidence” isn’t evidence. It’s an interpretation of evidence which has been induced to fit the mainstream science narrative of godless existence (SciPop).
In technical terms, “scientific evidence” is a secondary, not a primary source. But the simple believe every word? If you believe SciPop, then this is what you believe:
- You’ve been told that the Earth is 4.6 billion years old.
- You’ve been told that life evolved from a common ancestor.
- You’ve been told that minuscule swirls of glowing specks are galaxies.
- You’ve been told that the universe is held together by undetectable dark matter.
- You’ve been told that we have photographs of black holes.
- You’ve been told that the Earth orbits the Sun.
That’s what you’ve been told. It’s SciPop. Why wouldn’t you believe it? You’ve also been told that there is an abundance of “scientific evidence” for all of the points above, and that there’s absolutely no evidence of God. That’s what you’ve been told.
Here’s the problem: Scientific evidence is the very essence of circular reasoning. It’s not actually evidence. It’s an inductive rationalization of evidence to fit fit THE NARRATIVE of SciPop.
Popular science (SciPop) is an attempt to rationalize human existence in such a way that no supernatural cause is required, however, since the universe has a supernatural cause then the first step in the logic process is to reject the truth out of hand. It’s makes use of induction (inductive reasoning) where a premise is used to supply evidence for its own conclusion.– Popular Science (SciPop), definition
We can conclude that the body of work that comprises SciPop is an inductive rationalization of the premise that no supernatural cause is necessary for human existence. So, what if the universe has a supernatural cause? As such it’s what we may refer to as a secondary source. If we want to be prudent then we ought to look at primary sources. When we do this we find that that all of the evidence points to God.
For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who hold the truth in unrighteousness; Because that which may be known of God is manifest in them; for God hath shewed it unto them. For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and Godhead; so that they are without excuse: Because that, when they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened. Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools, And changed the glory of the uncorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man, and to birds, and fourfooted beasts, and creeping things.(Romans 1:18-23) KJV
Paul was acutely aware of this issue when he wrote the passage above. What have we not seen of the eternal power of God? We have more knowledge now than ever before of the systematically intricate complexity of the natural world. Its origin and history have been laid out for us in a book which has been preserved throughout the ages. The book contains a description of the origin, history and future of the universe which includes accurate physics. Among other things it includes the purpose and nature of gravity, the origin of the iridium anomaly, and the formation of tectonic plates. The Holy Bible gives us a unified theory of everything.
A Unified Theory of Everything
- First cause
- Electromagnetism (a unified field theory)
Babylon hath been a golden cup in the LORD’S hand, that made all the earth drunken: the nations have drunken of her wine; therefore the nations are mad.(Jeremiah 51:7) KJV
Does anyone watch Game of Thrones and is moved to give praise to God for the amazing dragons which he created? No because SciPop has told them that dragons didn’t exist, and that they’re just mythological beings. SciPop is the modern-day manifestation of Babylon.
What can we do about this? We naively hope that people will read what we’re writing and the light bulb will go on. Based on the state of understanding of science among our people today this isn’t going to happen. As our featured passage says: people don’t understand SciPop they just believe it. Our generation are simple, and that’s how they like it.
We would have healed Babylon, but she is not healed: forsake her, and let us go every one into his own country: for her judgment reacheth unto heaven, and is lifted up even to the skies.(Jeremiah 51:9) KJV
As for these four children, God gave them knowledge and skill in all learning and wisdom: and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams. Now at the end of the days that the king had said he should bring them in, then the prince of the eunuchs brought them in before Nebuchadnezzar. And the king communed with them; and among them all was found none like Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah: therefore stood they before the king. And in all matters of wisdom and understanding, that the king inquired of them, he found them ten times better than all the magicians and astrologers that were in all his realm. And Daniel continued even unto the first year of king Cyrus.(Daniel 1:17-21) KJV
We should be prudent and seek knowledge, skill in learning, wisdom and understanding, like Daniel. Cyrus was the one who allowed the Babylonian exiles to return to Judah to rebuild Jerusalem. We have to continue.
- Call upon the name of Jesus Christ,
- believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead,
- confess your sin.
Read through the Bible in a year
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