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Today at ICR Discovery Center for Science & Earth History with Dr. Randy Guliuzza & Dr. Jeff Tomkins ... See MoreSee Less

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The Eyes have it! LOL But have a Heart! Our brains say it doesn't matter. (groaner)

Reminds me of the "Wizard of Oz"! Scarecrow needs a brain, Tin Man needs a heart, and the Lion needs the courage to keep his eyes open. May this weekend be a Grand Success in leading people to the truth through evidence of science and the Earths history.

🌻 Random chance or purposeful design? 🤔 ... See MoreSee Less

🌻 Random chance or purposeful design? 🤔

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Design is self evident = common sense = in agreement with observation.

Melissa Walker DeChellis you should paint this

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My mom got saved when I was around 10 or 11. We started going to a Bible church and that’s when I first started hearing about Jesus.

I’m certain I heard songs about Jesus before I was born. 👶🏻

I was 5 years old and went to an Oliver B. Green tent meeting. We all accepted the Lord. He started every night with the song " No Never Alone". God used those words throughout my life.

When it finally hit me that: He is an equal yet different member of the indescribable Godhead.  And, He with the Holy Spirit’s power, gave us His divine and eternal Scriptures.

From the very beginning of my life! I'm so grateful God saved me as a very young child. ❤️ I heard about Jesus from my parents and countless teachers at school and church.

Probably when I was around 5, in Sunday school. It wasn't until I was 27 that I trusted Him as my Savior. I knew "about" Him before, but I came to KNOW Him personally once I put my trust in Him!

On one branch of my family tree, I am 5th generation Christian. Jesus has always been part of my life story. At about 5 years old I asked Jesus into my heart and at various times through life I recognized different things about Him and my faith developed to what it is today. He is who He says He is.

maybe age 2 1/2 when my unsaved parents started to attend a good Church(had attended dead churches earlier) , born again at 5. So grateful the Lord reached out to them.

About 12 when I memorized John 3:16 in Sunday School and saved at age 21 in Air Force through the "Home Away From Home" ministry in Biloxi MS.

I learned about Jesus at my Mother’s knee. I accepted Jesus when I was 4 and He’s been with me for 62 years.

Loved Sunday school from toddler age. Sneaked off to church whenever I could. Made a public commitment to follow Jesus at age 12, although I had never done otherwise. Been walking beside Him ever since.

I began learning about who truly Jesus is around 16. I didn’t get saved until my early 20s. I had to hear the gospel several times before the Lord chose to do His transforming work in my heart. It took many seeds of faith planted in my heart along the way. You never know if you’re planting a seed simply by talking to someone about the Lord. This has motivated me to grow in my faithfulness to share the gospel with others.

Heard about Jesus in VBS when I was about 7. Learned about Him in my mid 20s. Trusted Him and asked Him to be my Lord and Savior in 2004, at age 33.

I have always sought Jesus from the time I was around 5 and attending daily mass at the Catholic Church. I marveled at the stories the priest told of and how this one man did all this. I didn’t fully understand until I was older and I was saved at 19, as I was heading off to the gulf war of 1990. I knew then who Jesus was and how much He loved me. I no longer go to catholic mass, am a firm believer in Christ and the Bible and attend a Bible believing and preaching church.

My mother would actually read the Bible to me every night when I was an infant. She also made sure we were in church every Sunday and Wednesday night.

First learned *about* Him beginning when I was a small child in the mid-60s. Met Him as my Savior in March of '92.

Praise the Lord, I grew up in a family that not only taught us about Jesus but also exampled a relationship with Him. Both my parents loved God and His word. I was probably 5 when I accepted Jesus personally, but didn't really give Him my all until about 20 yrs old when one of my brothers was visiting me and talked to me about God in such a personal, loving way and I realized I wanted to know God that way. It's been a sweet and sometimes difficult journey, but God has remained faithful. <3 (Joy)

I learned about God in the Catholic Church, I learned about Jesus in the Baptist church and I learned about the Holy Spirit at a Messianic congregation service.

So young I don’t remember. I was brought up from 3 months old (when I was places with my adopted family) in the church.

I was 15 at the time.My cousin Kevin said one Sunday morning, we're going to church.I said ok cause you didn't tell Kevin no.We went to Agape Fellowship in Waipahu, Hawaii.A Pastor Gallarde was preaching and gave an altar call.I was convicted by the Holy Spirit and got saved praise God.I didn't know I needed saving but God called me.Saved now 40 years.

. "learn about"? At an early age, probably 4 or 5. "trust Him as Savior"? At age 28. Big difference between "learning about Jesus" and trusting Him for salvation.

I was "born Catholic" and went to parochial school so I knew of Jesus and desired to follow Him from an early age. The Holy Spirit drew me closer to Himself when I was 12. One day I asked my mom, "Why do I have to go to confession? Why can't it just be between me and Jesus?" It took until I was 23 (and at an Amway Convention Sunday service, of all things!) to finally grasp that it was the Holy Spirit working to draw me and I could resist no longer.

My first memory was at 2 years old. My parents were sleeping in and I turned on the tv. There was a man in a big tent praying for people to be healed and they were. I stood there watching that and thought, that's not that man doing that, that's God. It was Oral Roberts. My parents were not church people. I was going to a weekly Bible Club down the street (Child Evangelism) at 7 years old and one day I was thinking about going that afternoon and made the decision - it was time. God was real and I needed to do something about it. So, when the teacher asked if anyone wanted to give their lives to Him, I raised my hand and did this in all seriousness. It has affected me for my whole life (66 now). I was the first in my family to turn to Jesus. But today, all of my siblings, my parents, several uncles/aunts/cousins, our children and grandchildren are all believers and born again.

Don't remember. Raised in a Christrian family, Grandfather was a preacher. Christ has always been around.

Church camp - 10 year's old - Jesus Christ became my Lord and Savior. Still have the Bible I was given that day.

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12 hours ago

Ark Encounter

Happy Birthday to Rudder our Blue Tongued Skink, who turns 14 years old today! Rudder is always great during interactions with guests on deck 2 of the ark and he feels just like corn on the cob! Instead of a traditional birthday cake, Rudder enjoyed some extra blueberries today. ... See MoreSee Less

Happy Birthday to Rudder our Blue Tongued Skink, who turns 14 years old today! Rudder is always great during interactions with guests on deck 2 of the ark and he feels just like corn on the cob! Instead of a traditional birthday cake, Rudder enjoyed some extra blueberries today.

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We have one named mojo... he is 13.

All the animals are now being kept enclosed like a zoo? So people can be entertained? Cruel!

Is that how he got the blue tongue? Blueberries?

Happy birthday

Rudder!!! One of my favorite reptiles at the Ark!! 😁

Cool

I love Rudder. He is the sweetest and I can't wait to visit him again. ❤

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13 hours ago

Ray Comfort

Lust is a monster. Feed it at your own peril. ... See MoreSee Less

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I hate porn

Lucas Romero

Lust is a thought. Its meaningless unless acted upon. So control yourself and theres no problem.

It NEVER gets satisfied !!!

Love is fulfilling and satisfying! Abhor lust!

Lust is perfectly natural, so is sex and masturbation.

Don't all (or at least most) sexual organisms experience lust? Doesn't it drive us to reproduce? Isn't it at least partially responsible for us being here?

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“For from within, out of the heart of man, come evil thoughts, sexual immorality, theft, murder, adultery, lusting & coveting, wickedness, deceit, sensuality, envy, slander, pride, foolishness. All these evil things come from within, and they defile a person.—Jesus

Those that belong to Christ have crucified the flesh with its passions and lusts.

Well said, brother!

You lust after sinners, you never seem full.

The last major fleshly thing I struggle to get free from.

Thats the truth!

Finally Free by Heath Lambert ❤️

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Ark Encounter

Yet if anyone suffers as a Christian, let him not be ashamed, but let him glorify God in that name. 1 Peter 4:16 ... See MoreSee Less

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Casting Crowns I Will Praise You in This Storm has been my theme song for nearly 10 years.

Let me praise His name in suffering as I do in the blessing , that I would be made complete for that day.

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It is best not to waste your time on people who are not remotely interested in salvation. It's Satan's trick to waste your time with people who have become professionals at doing just that. Why? So you won't use your time with those who are interested.

When Jesus met the rich man, he tested him to see if he was truly interested. Jesus told him that in order to follow he must sell everything he has, give it to the poor, then come follow him. Why? Jesus knew that the man's money was his god and therefore would always be an issue with him staying on the straight and narrow.

Money may not be an atheist's issue, but sin is. Sin brings pleasures of the flesh and therefore their sin and flesh become their gods. So to change is to trade one god for another and they are not willing to do that. Instead they prefer a god that will allow the other god to exist. Like a soldier who is unwilling to commit to either side, he becomes a traitor to both sides.

Example: During the civil war there was a soldier who refuse to pick sides. So he wore the pants of one side, and the shirt of the other. And when they found his body, he had been shot in the front and back because neither side could trust him.

Mt 6:24 No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.

Choose today whom you will serve. ~ Issac
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It is best not to waste your time on people who are not remotely interested in salvation. Its Satans trick to waste your time with people who have become professionals at doing just that. Why? So you wont use your time with those who are interested.

When Jesus met the rich man, he tested him to see if he was truly interested. Jesus told him that in order to follow he must sell everything he has, give it to the poor, then come follow him. Why? Jesus knew that the mans money was his god and therefore would always be an issue with him staying on the straight and narrow.

Money may not be an atheists issue, but sin is. Sin brings pleasures of the flesh and therefore their sin and flesh become their gods. So to change is to trade one god for another and they are not willing to do that. Instead they prefer a god that will allow the other god to exist. Like a soldier who is unwilling to commit to either side, he becomes a traitor to both sides.

Example: During the civil war there was a soldier who refuse to pick sides. So he wore the pants of one side, and the shirt of the other. And when they found his body, he had been shot in the front and back because neither side could trust him.

Mt 6:24 No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.

Choose today whom you will serve. ~ Issac

Juno spacecraft: Io is young

The age of the universe is an important topic in origins. If the universe is “young,” then the creation model is supported. There are many physical indicators that the universe is young, including the evidence of “hot moons.”

Nasa identifies Jupiter’s moon Io as “the most volcanically active world in the solar system.” Io has “hundreds of volcanoes, some erupting lava fountains dozens of miles (or kilometers) high.” “Io even has lakes of molten silicate lava on its surface.” “Io’s volcanoes are at times so powerful that they are seen with large telescopes on Earth.”

The following Speaking of Science article by David Coppedge appeared in Creation Matters, Vol. 24, No.1, January/February 2019.

A different spacecraft that is at Jupiter, named Juno (see Coppedge, 2017 [5]), imaged a volcanic plume on the little moon Io that stands out prominently on the speck of image taken 186,000 miles away, reports Space.com.[6] This must have been a major eruption to be visible from that far. Meghan Bartels says, “The activity is spurred by Jupiter’s massive gravity tugging at the moon,” but she fails to mention whether that kind of dynamic activity could continue for 4.5 billion years. Secular reporters usually fail to connect the dots. This may be on purpose. They will make contradictory statements in isolation so that the public doesn’t see the trick. The quote above about Io is a prime example: on the one hand, Jupiter causes Io to erupt (but no mention of age). On the other hand, the Jupiter system is alleged to be 4.5 billion years old (but no mention of the activity). Critical thinkers have to connect those two statements to see the age problem, because the media that is committed to millions/billions-of-years thinking will never do it for you.

[5] Coppedge, D.F. (2017, June 29). Juno Finds a ‘Whole New Jupiter.’ CREV Headlines. Retrieved January 16, 2019 from crev.info/2017/06/junofinds-whole-new-jupiter/

[6]. Bartels, M. (2019, January 2). Volcanic Plume on Jupiter's Moon Io Spied by Juno Spacecraft. Space.com. Retrieved January 16, 2019 from www.space.com/42876-jupiter-moon-io-volcanic-plume-junophoto.html

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Juno spacecraft: Io is young

The age of the universe is an important topic in origins. If the universe is “young,” then the creation model is supported. There are many physical indicators that the universe is young, including the evidence of “hot moons.” 

Nasa identifies Jupiter’s moon Io as “the most volcanically active world in the solar system.” Io has “hundreds of volcanoes, some erupting lava fountains dozens of miles (or kilometers) high.” “Io even has lakes of molten silicate lava on its surface.” “Io’s volcanoes are at times so powerful that they are seen with large telescopes on Earth.”

The following Speaking of Science article by David Coppedge appeared in Creation Matters, Vol. 24, No.1, January/February 2019.

A different spacecraft that is at Jupiter, named Juno (see Coppedge, 2017 [5]), imaged a volcanic plume on the little moon Io that stands out prominently on the speck of image taken 186,000 miles away, reports Space.com.[6] This must have been a major eruption to be visible from that far. Meghan Bartels says, “The activity is spurred by Jupiter’s massive gravity tugging at the moon,” but she fails to mention whether that kind of dynamic activity could continue for 4.5 billion years. Secular reporters usually fail to connect the dots. This may be on purpose. They will make contradictory statements in isolation so that the public doesn’t see the trick. The quote above about Io is a prime example: on the one hand, Jupiter causes Io to erupt (but no mention of age). On the other hand, the Jupiter system is alleged to be 4.5 billion years old (but no mention of the activity). Critical thinkers have to connect those two statements to see the age problem, because the media that is committed to millions/billions-of-years thinking will never do it for you.

[5] Coppedge, D.F. (2017, June 29). Juno Finds a ‘Whole New Jupiter.’ CREV Headlines. Retrieved January 16, 2019 from https://crev.info/2017/06/junofinds-whole-new-jupiter/ 

[6]. Bartels, M. (2019, January 2). Volcanic Plume on Jupiters Moon Io Spied by Juno Spacecraft. Space.com. Retrieved January 16, 2019 from https://www.space.com/42876-jupiter-moon-io-volcanic-plume-junophoto.html

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Ray Comfort

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Awesome film!!!!!

Heart melting😥

Too bad "180" hadn't been made during Noah's time. Maybe Jehovah would have watched it & changed his mind about drowning millions of babies & pregnant women in the Global Flood.

PRAISE THE LORD!!!

He looks a little like my son 😭

Beautiful child!!

Praise God!

Such a sweet face💜

Praise the Lord!

Cute!!!

Thank You LORD JESUS CHRIST for everything. Amen 🙏👑♥️

Praise God!

Excellent movie.

He's beautiful

Wow! Such great impact., A life was spared

Cute little boy, glad she changed her mind

Made in God's image! What a sweet boy! God bless him!!

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Ray Comfort

It is a most wonderful truth that among the trillions of sounds, thoughts, and voices that the omniscient God hears, that He especially hears the penitent prayer. ... See MoreSee Less

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righteous.

specifically

Amen!

If only “he” could hear the pleas of the parents of the millions of children who starve to death around the world every year.😕

If he hears prayer then why do over 11 million children under the age of 5 die EVERY YEAR?.

Any evidence to back up that claim? Anyway we can falsifiably test this claim?

Another empty claim?

Which god? There’s literally thousands throughout mankind’s history.

So he does not especially hear sounds that are not penitent prayers? Is that because he chooses not to, or is unable to as easily?

We have aid organisations for a reason. As prayer doesn't work, aid organisations/human efforts work. If left to prayer of any penitent person it would still have no effect on the situation.

Sounds nice, but not scriptural. God hear all the prayers of the faithful. Penitent, thankful, intercession. There is no ranking. God hears them all equally

We are so grateful! ♥️

So He hears them and then decides to not help people who are suffering. Is that part of the wonderful truth?

Prayer is communicating with a listening God.

Praying is communicating with a listening God.

He also hears the cried of the broken. He is a God of love...not someone you fear and accept for the fire insurance. But you can't make big bucks preaching grace and not fear.

He is good

Majority of aid organizations are CHRISTian based, and dependent on prayer.

John 9:30-31

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A little louder for the people in the back!

Romans 3:4
“... Rather, let God be found true, though every man be found a liar ..”

#truth #bible #Godsword #godswordistruth #Jesus #God #Godisgood #jesusisking #Jesuslovesyou #JesusSaves
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A little louder for the people in the back! 

Romans 3:4
“... Rather, let God be found true, though every man be found a liar ..”

#truth #bible #Godsword #godswordistruth #Jesus #God #Godisgood #jesusisking #Jesuslovesyou #JesusSaves

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Gods Word is very alive and very True, He showed it to me.

How many of the prophets in the Bible were killed because the people rejected God's word? I hope everyone is reading through the Bible this year. It's not to late to start a 1 year plan. It has the power to change your life.

The light of the gospel sheds light on the darkness of sin.

Amen and Amen!!

Amen 🙏

I just dropped a note to a sister in Christ. When witnessing to Jews I try to only use the Old Testament for as long as possible. But it seems like the more I use Jeremiah or Ezekiel or even the Torah then I am accused of being a Christian. Is this not ironic or self condemning or something like that? I am not even sure of which term to use but I am baffled. But I will stick to sharing the Tanakh with those Israelis in the hope of making them jealous to search out the word of God for themselves. I love what Jacob Prasch says about Jesus being the 'word of God' in print and Jesus being the 'word of God made flesh.' I hope I quoted him properly but it is an exciting time we live in.

Amen

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Actress Michelle Williams credits her abortion for enabling her to win a hunk of metal with her name on it (a Golden Globe Award). Can you be a Christian and Pro-Abortion? ... See MoreSee Less

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Disgusting. So sad and evil. We gotta pray for her to see,except and conviction to REPENT TO OUR ONE TRUE GOD.....

She will never say sadder or more disturbing words. Wonder how the child actually has now fells.

all of the hellywood actors have sold their souls to satan, even if they claim to be “christian” it’s a bold faced lie. probably a tactic they use to get the lukewarms to worship them and satan.

Great job, Chad! You did a most excellent job dismantling their Orwellian doublespeak!!! A woman’s choice?! That term is superfluous; very misleading. Aside from leftist, hedonistic celebrities, I understand that many women are coerced, wrongly persuaded, misled, etc.......so could the verbiage be changed to a woman’s delusion. I think you can coin Planned Murderhood; never heard such terminology. But, spot on! Release the truth and it marches on! Truth matters! Unborn babies matter!

Praise God for your Ministry! Agree Abortion is Murder! No, not after you are a Christian can you be Pro-Abortion knowingly!

She sacrificed her baby for an idol. 😡

When someone kills another they go to prison. The same should be for mothers who kill their babies. Sick monsters.

A lot of people have honk hunting animals is wrong. You bey call it murder. I wonder how many of these same people are pro choice?

Just plain evil

Well in a Satanic world I am not surprised that she was rewarded by Satan for give a child Sacrifice to Molech. 😢 society has turned their back on Yahweh and Celebrating pagan ritual holidays!

Hillary Kieft

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Original Proteins Found in Fossil Sea Turtle, Part 2

Original biomolecules are powerful evidence for a Biblical age of the Earth.

The following Speaking of Science article by David Coppedge appeared in Creation Matters, Vol. 22, No. 6, November/December 2017.

The open-access paper, published October 17 in Nature Scientific Reports,[2] calls the specimen “arguably one of the best preserved juvenile fossil sea turtles on record.” Traces of soft tissue were preserved “with great fidelity,” the paper says. What was found was original, unmineralized material.

“Here we show that the extraordinary preservation of the type of T. Danica goes beyond gross morphology to include ultrastructural details and labile molecular components of the once-living animal. Haemoglobin-derived compounds, eumelanic pigments and proteinaceous materials retaining the immunological characteristics of sauropsid­specific β­keratin and tropomyosin were detected in tissues containing remnant melanosomes and decayed keratin plates. The preserved organics represent condensed remains of the cornified epidermis and, likely also, deeper anatomical features, and provide direct chemical evidence that adaptive melanism — a biological means used by extant sea turtle hatchlings to elevate metabolic and growth rates — had evolved 54 million years ago.

The evolutionary speculation and dates are not derived from the observations. It’s important to recall that until recently, no one expected original proteins to survive a hundred thousand years, let alone millions. So how do the researchers explain this “extraordinary preservation” of material in this fossil labeled MHM-K2, that should be long gone?

“We hypothesise that calcium ions (and other trace elements) adsorbed onto the surface of the carcass during the microbially mediated formation of the calcareous concretion in which MHM-K2 was found. Mild geothermal conditions might then have limited further breakdown of the stabilised organics. Haemoglobin also imparts tissue fixation by iron-catalysed free radical reactions and/or inhibition of bacterial growth …,possibly contributing to preservation of anatomical features deeper than the cornified epidermis. Blood breakdown products released from erythrocytes during hemolysis can seep into surrounding tissues, causing a reddish-brown discolouration. Impregnation by haemoglobin-derived compounds has been recorded not only in bones, but also in scales and teeth. Consequently, it is possible that the outer integument was infiltrated by blood residues diffusing from underlying (and now almost completely degraded) dermal or deeper tissues sometime during the early stages of decomposition of MHM-K2. Detection of haemoglobin- and tropomyosin-derived compounds supports this possibility.

The language is cautious, because they can only suggest “possibilities” that “might” explain the preservation. Proteins, however, are delicate molecules subject to thermal breakdown. Stabilizing processes, even if plausible, cannot last indefinitely. But for tens of millions of years? Mark Armitage, who has recovered and analyzed dinosaur soft tissue himself, strongly disputes the ability of blood-derived iron to stabilize soft tissues.

Much of the paper sidesteps this important question by speculating about when “adaptive melanism” evolved. But really, does the fossil look any “less evolved” than the living turtle? Why do they give it a different scientific name when it is virtually identical? Did the hatchling really fossilize that long ago?

Since dinosaur soft tissues and proteins have been found twice as old as those in this sea turtle, long-age evolutionists are panicking. They are scrambling to downplay the findings or pretending soft tissue is exciting because it can shed light on evolution. These are distractions from the danger their worldview is in.

The Darwin hot-air balloon can only hold a finite number of fossils with soft tissue before it comes crashing to the ground. Keep piling them up in the gondola. And turn on those video cams, everyone! Let the public see the collapse.

[2] Lindgren,J., T.Kuriyama, H.Madsen, P.Sjövall, et al. 2017. Biochemistry and adaptive colouration of an exceptionally preserved juvenile fossil sea turtle Scientific Reports 7, Article number: 1332. doi:10.1038/s41598-017-13187-5

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Original Proteins Found in Fossil Sea Turtle, Part 2

Original biomolecules are powerful evidence for a Biblical age of the Earth.

The following Speaking of Science article by David Coppedge appeared in Creation Matters, Vol. 22, No. 6, November/December 2017.

The open-access paper, published October 17 in Nature Scientific Reports,[2] calls the specimen “arguably one of the best preserved juvenile fossil sea turtles on record.” Traces of soft tissue were preserved “with great fidelity,” the paper says. What was found was original, unmineralized material. 

“Here we show that the extraordinary preservation of the type of T. Danica goes beyond gross morphology to include ultrastructural details and labile molecular components of the once-living animal. Haemoglobin-derived compounds, eumelanic pigments and proteinaceous materials retaining the immunological characteristics of sauropsid­specific β­keratin and tropomyosin were detected in tissues containing remnant melanosomes and decayed keratin plates. The preserved organics represent condensed remains of the cornified epidermis and, likely also, deeper anatomical features, and provide direct chemical evidence that adaptive melanism — a biological means used by extant sea turtle hatchlings to elevate metabolic and growth rates — had evolved 54 million years ago. 

The evolutionary speculation and dates are not derived from the observations. It’s important to recall that until recently, no one expected original proteins to survive a hundred thousand years, let alone millions. So how do the researchers explain this “extraordinary preservation” of material in this fossil labeled MHM-K2, that should be long gone? 

“We hypothesise that calcium ions (and other trace elements) adsorbed onto the surface of the carcass during the microbially mediated formation of the calcareous concretion in which MHM-K2 was found. Mild geothermal conditions might then have limited further breakdown of the stabilised organics. Haemoglobin also imparts tissue fixation by iron-catalysed free radical reactions and/or inhibition of bacterial growth …,possibly contributing to preservation of anatomical features deeper than the cornified epidermis. Blood breakdown products released from erythrocytes during hemolysis can seep into surrounding tissues, causing a reddish-brown discolouration. Impregnation by haemoglobin-derived compounds has been recorded not only in bones, but also in scales and teeth. Consequently, it is possible that the outer integument was infiltrated by blood residues diffusing from underlying (and now almost completely degraded) dermal or deeper tissues sometime during the early stages of decomposition of MHM-K2. Detection of haemoglobin- and tropomyosin-derived compounds supports this possibility. 

The language is cautious, because they can only suggest “possibilities” that “might” explain the preservation. Proteins, however, are delicate molecules subject to thermal breakdown. Stabilizing processes, even if plausible, cannot last indefinitely. But for tens of millions of years? Mark Armitage, who has recovered and analyzed dinosaur soft tissue himself, strongly disputes the ability of blood-derived iron to stabilize soft tissues. 

Much of the paper sidesteps this important question by speculating about when “adaptive melanism” evolved. But really, does the fossil look any “less evolved” than the living turtle? Why do they give it a different scientific name when it is virtually identical? Did the hatchling really fossilize that long ago? 

Since dinosaur soft tissues and proteins have been found twice as old as those in this sea turtle, long-age evolutionists are panicking. They are scrambling to downplay the findings or pretending soft tissue is exciting because it can shed light on evolution. These are distractions from the danger their worldview is in. 

The Darwin hot-air balloon can only hold a finite number of fossils with soft tissue before it comes crashing to the ground. Keep piling them up in the gondola. And turn on those video cams, everyone! Let the public see the collapse. 

[2]  Lindgren,J., T.Kuriyama, H.Madsen, P.Sjövall, et al. 2017. Biochemistry and adaptive colouration of an exceptionally preserved juvenile fossil sea turtle Scientific Reports 7, Article number: 1332. doi:10.1038/s41598-017-13187-5

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Revealing the Secrets of the Mormon Temple!

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