Age Dating the Earth

From KHouse.Org AGE DATING THE EARTH The earth is commonly estimated to be about 4.6 billion years old, and the oldest rocks on earth have been dated to 4.28 billion years ago. (Zircons found from grains in Western Australia are considered slightly older - 4.36 billion years old.) Geologists depend on radiometric age dating to give dates to different strata and the rocks and bones and artifacts found in those layers. Most will say that Continue Reading

Living Fossils Kick at Evolution

From KHouse.Org LIVING FOSSILS KICK AT EVOLUTION In 1938, men fishing off the east coast of South Africa caught a peculiar fish that was identified as a coelacanth ("SEE-la-canth"). This find shocked the paleontological world, because the coelacanth was a fish thought to have died out with the dinosaurs at the end of the Cretaceous Period 65 million years ago. Additional specimens of coelacanth have since been found in the waters of the Continue Reading

Man’s Creation Part 2

-14- Material and spiritual natures of man are clearly distinguished in Scripture, as follows: -a- Soul and spirit not dust [Gen.2;7] -b- Spirit leaves body at death [Jas. 2:26; Lk. 8:49-56; Lk. 16:22; Lk. 23:43; Acts 5:10; 2 Cor. 5:8; 2 Cor. 12:3-4; Phil. 1:21-24; Heb. 12:23; 2 Pet.1:13-15; Rev. 6:9-11; 1 Ki. 17:20-22; Job 14:10; 2 Sam. 12:19-23; Eccl. 12:7]. -c- Soul and spirit are in man’s body, but are not material of the body Continue Reading

History of the Light-Speed Debate – Part 2

From Koinonia House HISTORY OF THE LIGHT-SPEED DEBATE PART II [Last week we began an overview on the possibility that the speed of light has been slowing down since the beginning of the universe.  This is a continuation of that article.] Since 1987, when V. S. Troitskii argued that light speed had originally been about 1010 times faster than now, a multitude of papers on cosmology and the speed of light have shown up in journals and on Continue Reading

In Awe of Winter

From Koinonia House Archives November 2007 IN AWE OF WINTER - The first official day of Winter isn't until December 22, however in cities and towns across the nation temperatures have already begun to drop. Here in North Idaho, a blanket of freshly fallen snow covers Koinonia House. Like the staff here at K-House, many of you will have the opportunity to enjoy the poetry and beauty of the ice and snow of this special season. Have you Continue Reading

Evolution and Academic Freedom

From Koinonia House Archives February 2008 EVOLUTION AND ACADEMIC FREEDOM - Nearly 150 years after Darwin published Origin Of The Species, his theory of evolution continues to cause controversy. This next week the Florida Board of Education will vote on the state's new science standards, including what will be required in the area of evolution education. In the meanwhile, a professor at Iowa State University recently lost an appeal after Continue Reading

Proof of Divine Providence / Ultimate Purpose of Providence

1. The Scriptures prove that Divine providence has been working in all ages in all the affairs of men. It was providence that originally brought all things into existence [Isa. 45:18; Col. 1:15-19], that provided redemption for the fall [Gen. 3:15; Eph. 1:1-11]; that preserved the race at the flood [Gen. 6:8-8:22]; and that dealt with men in each dispensation giving them a chance to make good in every age. 2. The continued preservation of Continue Reading

The Morning Stars

The Morning Stars Job 38:7 When the morning stars sang together, and all the sons of God shouted for joy? The morning stars are the infinite suns out in space which are suns to other planets like our sun is to our earth and its related planets. This passage proves that the whole of the heavens was created before the earth itself or these stars could not have been singing when God laid the foundations of the earth [v 6-7]. That the Continue Reading

Technology and the Bible

From Koinonia House Archives 27th March 2008 TECHNOLOGY AND THE BIBLE - Why do we believe the Bible is accurate? Is it more than just a history book? What makes it different from all other religious books? How do we know that the Bible really is the Word of God? In the 20th century we have witnessed one of the most remarkable discoveries in recorded history: the discovery that the universe is finite. The implications of this discovery are Continue Reading

The Apes in our Past

From Koinonia House THE APES IN OUR PAST According to Genesis, the human beings that live today all descended from the three sons and wives of Noah. That is, all the different peoples on Earth came from the variety available in the genetic code of Noah's family. All other genetic lines were wiped out. The Bible also describes races of humans after the Flood that are apparently no longer around. Paleoanthropology is the fascinating study of Continue Reading