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God’s Alligator Design

God’s Alligator Design

The American Alligator is a highly complex animal that is designed for survival in swampy waters. The alligator is perfectly camouflaged, appearing to be a floating log in a swamp—that is, until it lunges with agility and speed to catch his prey. His eyes, nose and...

Tonsils: Far From Useless

Tonsils: Far From Useless

When was the last time you thought about your tonsils? For over 100 years, your tonsils were thought to be of no use. For years doctors were surgically removing people's tonsils because they were thought to be “left over” from our evolutionary past. However, tonsils...

Who Chose the Constellations?

Who Chose the Constellations?

When you look up at the night sky, the constellations called “Ursa Major”, “Leo” or “Virgo” do not really look anything like bears lions or virgins. We would not be able to identify them as anything but a random group of stars, unless we learned their names and shapes...

God’s Filtration System for Earth

God’s Filtration System for Earth

Have you ever contemplated the rivers, the sea and our amazing water cycle? Surprisingly, the Gulf Stream carries 5,000 times as much water as the Mississippi River, and there are many other “rivers in the sea”, along with underwater currents. Without this constant...

Ocean Fossils on Mountaintops

Ocean Fossils on Mountaintops

Why are nearly all marine fossils discovered on the continents and not in sedimentary layers of the sea floors? Fossilized sea creatures are deposited throughout the rock formations and on all prominent mountain tops, even as high as Mount Everest at 29,029’. The...

Owls: Designed for the Dark

Owls: Designed for the Dark

Did you know the owl has the best night vision out of all animals? The owl is designed to flourish in a nocturnal environment. All attributes of the bird seem to be purposely developed for locating and hunting down prey. An owl has amazing night vision with...

Earth’s Ideal Atmosphere

Earth’s Ideal Atmosphere

How is it that our atmosphere is perfectly designed to accommodate life? Our environment has just the right amount of gases, oxygen and sunlight offering optimal conditions for thriving existence, found nowhere else in the universe. Earth’s atmosphere acts like an...

Feet Designed For Standing

Feet Designed For Standing

Did you know the special design of the human foot enables us to stand upright? The foot is composed of three main elements that provide arch support and function: the keystone bone, wedge-shaped bones, and ligaments. The bones must be present or else the arch will...

Modern Day “Cave Men”

Modern Day “Cave Men”

Throughout culture, early-man is depicted as primitive, unintelligent, hairy ape-men. People have dwelled in caves throughout history, and some still live in caves today. Currently in South Australia, people live in caves to get out of the extreme temperatures of the...

What is a “day” in Genesis?

What is a “day” in Genesis?

Have you questioned what the Bible implies in Genesis when referring to the word “day?” Genesis 1:5 says, “And there was evening and there was morning the first day.” The Hebrew word “yom” means a 24-hour period and can also be defined as a wide range of time. So how...

How Trees Survive Winter

How Trees Survive Winter

Have you wondered why trees are bare in the coldest seasons? Every fall, all over the colder regions of the world, trees are transforming for winter. Through spring and summer, their leaves are actively producing fuel through the act of photosynthesis. However, the...

Bible Manuscript Evidence

Bible Manuscript Evidence

The Bible is a book compiled from many historic texts and has been under fire about its historical validity. The validation process of a historical document involves researchers who date the copies of manuscripts to identify the time from original writing to the copy...

Red Blood Cells

Red Blood Cells

Did you know red blood cells are disk-shaped with a concave center on both sides? A scientific study was conducted to determine the most efficient shape of a red blood cell in carrying oxygen. They came up with a calculation utilizing the law of gas diffusion and...

Grand Canyon Flood Evidence

Grand Canyon Flood Evidence

Did you know evidence for a Global Flood can be observed in the Grand Canyon? (Content adapted from Inspired Evidence by Julie Vett & Bruce Malone.) The Grand Canyon is a huge hole in the earth’s surface at 277 miles long, 18 miles wide, and over a mile deep; 900...

The Monarch Butterfly

The Monarch Butterfly

Did you know that the Monarch butterfly has a compact navigational system more powerful than your personal GPS? (Content adapted from Inspired Evidence by Julie Vett & Bruce Malone.) The amazing monarch has a number of incredible design features including the ability...

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