How Do We Decide?
There are lots of opinions in the world about who is right and who is wrong on any subject. Richard Dawkins interviews Wendy Write for a video entitled “The Genius of Charles Darwin,” and was making the claim that there is overwhelming evidence to show that Evolutionism is the right view over Creationism. As always, Dawkins touted that “Science” was on his side: After all, he says, look at all the church leaders that believe in Evolutionism!
My question is, how do we decide who is right? Do we arm wrestle? Maybe we should take a poll. Everyone likes being on a committee; would that bring us to the truth? More ideas to find the truth might include: Tug of war, drag race, survey, study group, thumb-wars, coin toss, dance off, etc. How do we decide what is right and what is wrong? How do we find truth?
Some individuals believe that truth is a moving target. They make the claim that “There is no absolute truth.” Of course, that falls through right away as you realize that the statement itself is an absolute statement claiming a truth!
Truth also implies that there is a “standard” of truth. In order for something to be “false,” we would have to know what is “true.” Believe it or not, everyone uses the Bible as their standard of truth, even when they deny it! Romans 1:18-21 tells us that everyone believes in God! I have loved learning from Dr. Jason Lisle’s book called The Ultimate Proof of Creation as he shows how logic, science and morality all stem from the God of the Bible! Truth is decided by God and His Word!