What is Creationism?
In the popular view, creationism is a backlash against the teaching of evolution. Before Charles Darwin (whose book, Origin of Species, was published in 1859) and others questioned the Bible accounts, there was no need for “creationism”. Almost everyone thought the Genesis creation accounts were true, because they were in the Bible – and the Bible was accepted by most people in North America and Europe as the word of God. And the word of God was accepted as being true.
What a difference one or two hundred years make! Today, although it is officially still labeled a “theory”, some form of evolution is accepted as “scientific” and believed to be factual, by many – or most. Especially, a majority of “educated” people seem to believe that evolution is truth, and that creation stories (whether Christian/Biblical or the “creation myths” of many peoples around the world) are fairy tales. It is extremely common for so-called “learned” folks to belittle and attack anyone who even questions whether evolution is true.
But what about Evolution?
Evolution is a fraud, a myth, and a false religion! Many who laugh at “creationists” as having blind faith and say that they should become “educated” are (though probably sincerely in most cases) themselves “guilty” of that for which they accuse others: not checking the facts.
Reason for this website
This website has one main purpose: To help Christians and others with an honest desire to get to the bottom of what the truth really is. We show that not all faith is “blind” and that there really IS Genesis Creation Proof.
And as you travel the path of true education about this life-important topic, you may well come to the conclusion (as many others have) that evolution and its related religion is not a viable alternative at all. It was and is not only false, but a great deception that has been kept alive all these years by misrepresentation and withholding evidence (including when scientific experiments to try to prove facts about the universe had the opposite results).
Yes, I know that Christians who are of a “creationist” belief are so scorned in many circles today that it is easy to be on the defensive about what we believe. But this site – and the references in it – will help you see that is not necessary. The truth will “set you free”! --Of course, we are to be gracious and then present “the truth in love”.
How nice it would be if the evolutionists, who claim their information is correct, would not resort to attack and smear tactics: When someone challenging them begins to “get traction” and people start to listen, the attacks usually follow!
But, alas, we must expect that from this society – this “world” (system or “age”) of today. Jesus said that His followers (believers, disciples, students – ultimately those who do what He says to do) would experience persecution. He also said that “The god of this age has blinded the minds of unbelievers, so that they cannot see the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.” --That’s the New International Version translation of 2 Corinthians 4:4. (If you do not know the personage the Apostle Paul refers to in that verse, it is the same one Jesus said is “the father of lies”, in John 8:44.)
One dictionary definition of “creationism” is: “the doctrine that ascribes the origin of matter, species, etc. to acts of creation by God”. And “creation” is “the universe and everything in it; all the world”. –Those quotes are from a 1986 edition of Webster’s New World Dictionary.
Merriam-Webster Online defines “creationism” as: “a doctrine or theory holding that matter, the various forms of life, and the world were created by God out of nothing and usually in the way described in Genesis — compare evolution 4b”. (Actually, though it is often said that creationists believe that “God made the universe out of nothing”, that statement seems to be untrue. In the King James Version of the Bible, Hebrews 11:3 says that “Through faith we understand that the worlds were framed [or, “formed” in the NIV; or, “prepared” in the NASB] by the word of God, so that things which are seen were not made of things which do appear.” The New American Standard version (NASB) says “… what is seen was not made out of things that are visible”.
The meaning now seems clear: God, Who “is Spirit” (John 4:24 – see the NIV, NASB, Amplified Bible, etc.) not only created all things we can see or know (other than God Himself), but He is “in” all things:
Read Colossians 1:16 and 17:
King James Version: “For by him [i.e., Jesus Christ, the only begotten Son of God –see the previous verses] were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether they be thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers: all things were created by him, and for him: And he is before all things, and by him all things consist.”
Because those verses say so much, let’s look at other translations:
New International Version: “For by him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities; all things were created by him and for him. He is before all things, and in him all things hold together.”
Here is what the Amplified Bible says for the last part of verse 16 and then for verse 17: “. . . all things were created and exist through Him [by His service, intervention] and in and for Him. And He Himself existed before all things, and in Him all things consist (cohere, are held together).” --The Amplified Bible then includes a reference to Proverbs 8:22-31, which you might enjoy reading as well. (It refers to wisdom, or Wisdom, being with God form eternity past. And you might enjoy reading in 1 Corinthians 1:30 that Christ is our Wisdom. Read also the preceding verses: Most of us who are Christians are, of and by ourselves, not wise in the eyes of the world. –Especially not when we say we believe in creation as described in Genesis, right?! But God chose the “foolish” in the eyes of the world to “confound the wise” = ultimately. The praise is God’s and we thank Him for the opportunity to share the - His - truth!)
Remember: In Psalm 139:7, David said: “Where can I go from Your Spirit? Or where can I flee from Your presence?” (NASB).
That is, without God there would be nothing! Or, stated correctly, there would be nothing except God! There would be no creation - no "creationism". (Never make the mistake of some [e.g., other religions] that because nothing exists without God, therefore the “things” ARE God. God is separate, above His creation. The creation can be destroyed by God taking away His Spirit, but God is always – God “IS”, and only God is.)
So, to sum up: What is Creationism?
“Creationism” is a word that many would use to refer to the beliefs of Christians who accept the Bible as the True Word of God. --In particular, the Bible accounts of creation, which are given in most detail in the first Bible book, named Genesis.
If you are a Christian, you have in you the same Spirit of God that carried out the creation work (by the will of God the Father, as spoken by the Word of God, Whom we know today as His Son, Jesus Christ).
And additional good news is that whether you are a Christian or not, this site includes truth, with links to even more, that proves the creation story of the Book of Genesis. God’s Holy Bible stands vindicated against the onslaught of “science falsely so called”!
See 1 Timothy 6:20 in the KJV for that last quotation. Most translations use the word “knowledge” rather than “science”. It still means the same thing – if not expanding the meaning even more. It includes the “false science” of today, which is passed off as “knowledge”. (Perhaps that is fitting. “Knowledge” has to do with knowing. Merriam-Webster online includes one definition for knowledge as “the fact or condition of having information or of being learned .” Information is easy to come by these days. –Trouble is, a lot of it is just not true. And a lot of it is both untrue and deliberately spread by many evolution- and myself-is-god believing folks with the power to do so, in a deliberate attempt to discredit the Word of God.)
You know what? In the short run, they probably will continue to succeed. But, consider:
• They have been refuted (including by information on this site); and,
• Jesus Christ will return in Glory to prove to everyone Who is both Truth and in charge!
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