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Jim Virkler draws from science to teach us more about God and how the world around us reveals Him.

Body Systems Analysis

By Jim Virkler / October 19, 2023

Of all eleven human body systems, the nervous system is known as the control and communicating system for all other body systems. The study of biology consists of eleven major…

Chemical Elements: Coherently Created

By Jim Virkler / September 27, 2023

We begin this post with a short and incomplete chemistry primer. When readers recapture memories from their secondary school chemistry courses, one of their first memories relates to the definition…

Observers of Forces

By Jim Virkler / September 21, 2023

The four fundamental forces discussed in our last post were described by scientists only in the last several hundred years. These forces (strong nuclear, electromagnetic, weak nuclear, and gravitation) govern everything that…

Creator of Forces

By Jim Virkler / September 2, 2023

A sizable fraction of citizens would agree: The world in which we live was created by God. Consciously or unconsciously, when we observe our world we observe evidence of the…

Hawaiian Wildfires – 2023

By Jim Virkler / August 17, 2023

In the past week we have been horrified by the pathetic destruction resulting from Hawaiian wildfires. Some citizens are quick to credit climate change as the cause for specific weather disasters on…

The Creator of All Things

By Jim Virkler / July 22, 2023

Theologians often use the term The Creator of All Things in reference to God. This term enriches our understanding of the Supreme Being. It includes His creation of the dimensions of time,…

It’s In My Genes

By Jim Virkler / July 14, 2023

The statement “It’s in my genes” is sometimes used to rationalize both positive and negative personal traits. Another statement expresses a similar sentiment: “It’s in my DNA.” The topic of…

Visible Evidence of the Divine Designer

By Jim Virkler / June 17, 2023

For some people there is insufficient proof for the existence of God. We acknowledge that the concept of proof is often subjective. Some people are more readily persuaded than others.…

Bees–Highly Beneficial Insects

By Jim Virkler / June 13, 2023

We recently highlighted a few statistics concerning insects. We stated that as many as 97% of the world’s insects are beneficial to humanity. This statistic does not begin to highlight…

Insect Multiplicity

By Jim Virkler / May 20, 2023

Many young children are naturally fascinated by insects—their intricate morphology and their unique capabilities. We recall many past adventures with our own children and young grandchildren in our yard and…

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