Quote: Darwin on Shaking Faith in the Bible

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Darwin on shaking faith in the Bible: Darwin commented on Lyell’s method of shaking faith in the Scriptures in a letter to his son:

“Lyell is most firmly convinced that he has shaken the faith in the Deluge etc far more efficiently by never having said a word against the Bible, than if he had acted otherwise.”
Letter to his son George H Darwin, 21 Oct 1873

Editorial Comment: The Deluge refers to Noah’s Flood – a world wide catastrophe sent in judgement on man’s evil behaviour. Darwin, Lyell and their present day followers of uniformitarian geology were, and are, not just rejecting God’s power as Creator, they reject His power and authority as judge. The churches that pride themselves on not accepting Darwin’s evolution, but accepting Lyell’s vast ages shoot the gospel in the foot. If there is no judgement of sin, there is no need to be saved.

By shaking faith in the Deluge, Lyell and his theological successors lull people into a dangerous ignorance of their perilous state unless they repent of their evil behaviour and accept the free gift of salvation offered by Christ.

Evidence News, 16 December 2009

Charles Darwin was a bright young theological graduate, but by the end of his life he had turned his back on God, denied that Jesus Christ was the Son of God and declared Scripture to be "manifestly false". What happened?
Read the Creation Research article The Descent of a Man. PDF here

Darwin’s letters are available from the Darwin Correspondence Project

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