At one point in Charles Darwin's life he was studying to become a clergyman. This paper will examine the path his life took that led him from belief to disbelief. Where the Bible requires faith to accept some of its teachings, Darwin's fact-seeking, scientific mind took over. Eventually he could only believe what he saw with his eyes and in the end turns his back on God. He became a modern-day Judas.
Bumper stickers can tell you a lot about the owner of the car you're following. One day I was behind a mini van that had two stickers on it. One said "I ? Allah" while the other wanted you to vote in John Kerry as President. From that I deduced that the woman driving was a Muslim and a Democrat. Other bumper stickers tell you what sports team the driver likes or that you're driving too close if you can read their bumper stickers. Just the other day I was behind a car with several bumper stickers that caught my attention: "I bet Jesus would use his turn signals;" "When the rapture happens, can I have your car?"and in the middle of the back of their car they had this symbol:
From those stickers I deduced that this driver was not a Christian and that he or she had no problem ridiculing Christianity. The fish symbol represents Christianity, but in the mode above it represents evolution. And we have Charles Darwin to thank for that. Darwin, who at one point was working to become a clergyman, turned his back on his faith by going against what the Bible says about the beginning of all life. Was Darwin a modern-day Judas? One who betrayed his faith for a little money or perhaps even for a little notoriety?
An article in the April 15, 2006, Grand Rapids Press says that we should cut Judas some slack because if he didn't betray Jesus then Scripture would not have been fulfilled (Honey, 2006). So for 30 pieces of silver Judas turned Jesus over to be crucified. In the New Testament book of Matthew we find out what happened to Judas after he betrayed... [continues]
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