Faith vs. science

In the Sun-Gazette Feb. 6, there was an article on the debate between Ken Ham, founder and president of the Answers in Genesis organization and “Bill Nye the Science Guy.”

To quote Mr. Nye: “If we accept Mr. Ham’s point of view … that the Bible serves as a science text … I want you to consider what that means. It means that Mr.. Ham’s word is to be more respected than what you can observe in nature, what you can find in your backyard in Kentucky.”

Bill Nye’s words were refuted many centuries before they were spoken:

“For since the creation of the world (God’s) invisible attributes are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even His eternal power and Godhead, so that they are without excuse.” (Romans 1:20, NKJV)

In my back yard at various times can be seen grass, bushes and trees that are designed and engineered to take advantage of sunlight, fertile soil, rain and carbon dioxide in order to miraculously supply food and give off oxygen for rabbits, robins, juncos, deer, etc., which are beautifully designed and engineered, their biological systems being perfectly coordinated, to take advantage of the food supplied and to exhale carbon dioxide.

The power of our Creator can be seen in any back yard, from here to outer space, where “The heavens declare the glory of God.” (Psalm 19:1)

There is more science in the Bible than there is in the “Science Guy’s” assertions.

Our Creator didn’t have to ride along with Columbus or the astronauts to find out for sure that the Earth is round.

Don Kleese

Cogan Station