The greatest Bible teacher of all time was the Lord Jesus Christ, and when he wanted to teach his friends about himself and his great plan for the world, he began by teaching them the book of Genesis, the first of the books of moses. that is one reason why we at the Institute for Creation Research have placed so much emphasis on this particular book, especially its early chapters with their record of creation, the Fall, and the Flood.
This section of our monthly Acts & Facts has appropriately been called “Back to Genesis.” We have been urging people to get back to Genesis as the foundation of their Christian faith and life ever since we started what is now ICR way back in 1970.
In fact, long before that! My first book stressed the wonderful truth of creation and the harmful fallacy of evolution in much the same way that ICR speakers and writers are doing today. This is a timeless message, needed increasingly as time goes on.
In that first book, I said, for example, that “evolution is not so much a science as it is a philosophy or an attitude of mind—and since no one was present to watch the supposed great evolutionary changes of the past, it is manifestly impossible to prove scientifically that they actually did take place.”1 Then, with respect to the Genesis record of creation, I stressed that “the account in Genesis can by no stretch of the imagination be made to agree with the supposed development of life as presented to us by evolutionary geologists.”2 I pointed out then, just as we still do today, that “the Bible says that death entered the world as a result of the sin of the first man and woman.” By the evolutionary-age scenario, however, “the bones of dead millions of God’s creatures were in the ground long before man was even on the scene.”3….
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