history fascinate us? Perhaps it’s because we like to
relate past events, people, and practices to the
present. We’re fascinated at how things were done in
the past, and what people thought --- and why.
Sometimes, we learn from mistakes made by others, but
often we don’t! History repeats itself. King Solomon
seems to indicate this, too.
is frequently “rewritten” or interpreted these
days to reflect current beliefs, declining moral values,
and/or political correctness. For example, there is
incredible evidence that ancient man achieved a high
degree of sophistication on many levels. This doesn’t
fit the current evolutionary dogma, so evidence like
this is often simply ignored by some researchers, or
reduced to insignificance, or even attributed to alien
activity. But, indeed, how did great civilizations of
the past, supposedly lower on the evolutionary time
scale, accomplish amazing things that we know little or
nothing of today? What happened to them, and why? Can
we learn anything from them?
Bible provides a different view by teaching that we were
created “very good” -- that means, perfect! From
the beginning, mankind has been ingenious, creative and
inventive. The introduction of sin and corruption has
caused the serious decline over the years.
fascinating illustrations, this session contrasts the
evolution model with the creation model from a historic
viewpoint through a look at what many ancient cultures
were able to accomplish. It contrasts some of these
civilizations to our own, and offers a stark warning to
us who are alive today.
which is done is that which shall be done: and there is
no new thing under the sun. Is there anything whereof
it may be said, See, this is new? It hath been already
of old time, which was before us.” Ecclesiastes 1:9-10