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What is the best evidence/argument for intelligent design?



    
    

Clarify Share Report Asked July 01 2013 Mini Anonymous (via GotQuestions)

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Shea S. Michael Houdmann Supporter Got Questions Ministries
Modern scientific insight has revealed startling evidence for intelligent design from various disciplines, from biology to astronomy, from physics to cosmology. The purpose of this article is to su...

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Mini Billy P Eldred
The most simple answer you will ever see posted here: Open your eyes and look around! 

From the symmetry and beauty of a flower to the majesty of the mountains and stars. From the relationship between a bee and a flower to the sparkle in the eyes between a mother and child. 

None of what you can see could have been an accident. 

Paraphrase of Luke 19:38-40 "if my disciples do not proclaim who I am, even the rocks will cry out".

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Mini ainsley chalmers Medical Research Scientist, devoted family man.
I have worked in medical science for over 40 years. The human cell alone screams out that there was a designer with over 50 thousand different molecular types working in concert, communicating with each other to make the cell work. And each human body is composed of about 27 trillion cells.

Let us be specific by concentrating on DNA alone. Our English books give information using 26 letters of the alphabet from A to Z. DNA is like a book with 3 billion letters of alphabets A,C,G and T defining you. This DNA book says how tall you will be, colour of eyes, skin, how different organs work, how to build you up from an embryo etc. The A,C,GT lettering must be in the right order 3 billion times for you to exist just like the letters in a book must have the right ordering of letters to make sense or a story.

Mutations in DNA would have that scrambling up these letters by adding some, leaving out some, increasing chapters would result in higher life forms. It is a bit like saying that scrambling letters in a book would result in a book with more information. Natural selection is supposed to select those scrambled up letters that give rise to a better book. The evolution story basically says mutations plus natural selection give higher life forms. This really is an impossible scenario! We know that mutations and natural selection give death just like scrambling up letters in a book give nonsense. 

In short the human cell and other cell types confirm that the designer and creator was God. We as Christian from Holy Scripture know that person was Jesus Christ.

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Mini lynn Sander
The best evidence/argument for intelligent design is science itself. For all the effort that has been made to develop other theories, none really work. My suspicion is that your question stems from the way scientific theories against intelligent design are proclaimed so resolutely, more than would be justified by the science itself.

The cosmology, big bang theory has several deficiencies that require "fudge factors" like dark matter (a hypothetical non observable substance), dark energy (an unknown form of energy) and a theorized vacuum energy (to generate expansion). These "fudge factors" are needed to explain away observations or mathematical calculations that don't fit. All this is to say that even though secular scientists may not admit it, there is still a need for something more, possibly a designer.

Similarly in the field of biology, there is no other explanation for the origin of life. That is the reason we have a theory of panspermia (the theory that life or its precursors originated in outer space). But there is no explanation of how life or its precursors started there either. Again there is a need for something more, possibly a designer.

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My picture Jack Gutknecht ABC/DTS graduate, guitar music ministry Baptist church
Romans 1:20 says, “For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even His eternal power and Godhead, so that they are without excuse.” This verse teaches that God’s handiwork in creation is clear for everyone to see and that no one has an excuse not to believe in a Creator. SB

Romans 1:20 is one of the first Bible verses I memorized with other adults from Scottsdale Bible Church in Scottsdale, Arizona. We all used Bible Memory Association which is now Scripture Memory Fellowship. This verse was/is one of 7-8 verses we adults were required to memorize… You can access their wonderful website by typing in verselocker.com.

Romans 1:20 states that all men know about God through His creation. However, recognizing that there is a designer is only the first step. Colossians 1:15-20 and 2 Peter 3:3-6 demonstrate how God’s role as Creator and Redeemer are inexorably intertwined. Online you can memorize from VerseLocker.com these:

Christ and Creation
Colossians 1:16-17
Christ and the Church
Colossians 1:18-19

These important verses were also verses which collegiate adults at Scottsdale Bible Church were required to memorize. Again, God’s role as Creator is foundational to His role as Redeemer. Recognizing a designer is not enough to be saved; submitting to the Redeemer is also necessary. Dr. Georgia Purdom

Another example of the design argument can be found in Hebrews 3:4 where we read, “For every house is built by someone, but He who built all things is God.” In the same way that a house requires intricate design to make it suitable for humans to live in, so the earth requires intricate design to make it fit for human habitation. In fact, Isaiah 45:18 says that God deliberately designed the earth to be inhabited.

See this verse in the NABRE --New American Bible (Revised Edition)

“For thus says the Lord, The creator of the heavens, who is God, The designer and maker of the earth who established it, Not as an empty waste did he create it, but designing it to be lived in: ‘I am the Lord, and there is no other’.”

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Mini James Kraft 74 year old retired pipeline worker
The thing is we see it around us from a child and believe it is just normal.

But if you look at a tree you know it had to be designed and created. 

Since God can create from nothing, we can create from something. We can create music. But God created us. 

The whole world is full of His creation, from the smallest insects to the elephant. We see these creations everyday. They are all actually miracles. But we do not see them as such. 

The bible says we are created in the image of God. We have a body, a soul, and a spirit God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit. We are made a little lower than the angels.

We are born with a dead spirit until we accept His free gift of eternal life. Then we are made alive again unto God. Ephesians 1:13-14. John 6:47. Romans 6:23. Acts 16:31. First John 5:13.

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