From: Lynette Palecek
I would like to prove from the Bible that Christianity is not a fantasy. My letter will be divided into six parts. Here is part one.
God says in the K.J.V. Bible in Ps. 14:1a “The fool hath said in his heart, there is no God.” Rom. 14:10b says “For we shall all stand before the judgment seat of Christ.” Rom. 14:11 says “For it is written, as I live, said the Lord, every knee shall bow to me, and every tongue shall confess to God.” Also, see Rom. 10:9 and Phil. 2:11.
Genesis 1:1 says “In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.” Let’s examine this verse in detail:
1. God created. This denies atheism for it shows that there is a God present. Also see Mark 13:19. Note that God “evolved” nothing.
2. God created the heaven and earth. This shows clearly that God is separate from His creation; and
3. In the beginning God created. God does have an active interest in His creation, and does insert Himself into the activities of His creatures. See Ps. 148.
In verse one of the K.J.V. Bible, we can find all the elements of science summed up in 12 words: 1) Time-beginning, 2) Space-heaven, 3) Motion-created, 4) Matter-the earth, and 5) Energy-God created.
In Gen. 1:2-20, God created everything on earth.
In Gen. 1:27, God created man (Adam). Also, note Gen. 2:7. In Gen. 2:21-23, God created a woman (Eve) from man (Adam). If you study anatomy, you will notice that a woman has one more rib than a man does. Also, read Gen. 2:24 and 25.
Gen. 2:16, 17 says “And the Lord God commanded the man, saying ‘Of every tree of the garden thou mayest freely eat. But of the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die.’” In Gen. 3:1-7, Adam and Eve sinned when they disobeyed God by eating from the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil. In Gen. 3:8-24, God confronts Adam and Eve, and He punishes mankind. In Gen. 5:5, Adam died.
In Gen. 12:3a, God tells Abram “And I will bless them that bless thee, and curse him that curseth thee.” Note Gen. 17:5 where God changes Abram’s name to Abraham and why He does it. Also see Gen. 17:6-8, 15-19. In Gen. 21:1-3, Isaac was born. In Gen. 24:67, Isaac married Rebekah. In Gen. 25:25,26, Rebekah gave birth to Esau and Jacob. In Gen. 27:22-30, Isaac blessed Jacob. Then, in Gen. 32:24-32, Jacob wrestled with an angel of the Lord. That angel changed Jacob’s name to Israel and that angel blessed him. All throughout the Old Testament, God calls His children, “the children of Israel.” He blessed them when they followed (obeyed) Him and He punished them when they did not.
In part two next Sunday, I will write about salvation, why infants (mentally) are already saved, the facts of sin, the penalties of sin, and why man can’t save himself.