Dr. James J. S. Johnson What were the "days" of Creation Week? In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.Genesis 1:1 In trying to think about origins—of the cosmos, of Earth, of animals, and of people (like us)—many have tried to blend or harmonize the Bible’s teaching with unbiblical teachings, such as ancient … Continue reading What were the “days” of Creation Week?
PROVIDENTIAL PROGRAMMING IN SALMON LIFE CYCLES: DISPLAYING DOXOLOGICAL TELEOLOGY IN CREATION ECOLOGY Dr. James J. S. Johnson Spawn-run Salmon Swimming Upstream Or speak to the earth, and it will teach you; and the fish of the sea will explain [i.e., clarify] unto you; who among all these does not know that the hand of the … Continue reading PROVIDENTIAL PROGRAMMING IN SALMON LIFE CYCLES: DISPLAYING DOXOLOGICAL TELEOLOGY IN CREATION ECOLOGY
Viking Vinland, Dendrochronology, & Solar Storm-impacted Wood Dr. James J. S. Johnson For how long did the Greenland Vikings, after Leif Eiriksson’s original voyage to North American shores, continue to come and to dwell in “Vinland the Good”, some where on North America’s northeastern shorelands? A couple of decades, at least, according to new evidence … Continue reading Vikings were Working with Wood in Newfoundland 1000 Years Ago
Do the Unpersuaded Have Enough Proof? Dr. James J. S. Johnson For the invisible things of Him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and deity, so that they are without excuse. (Romans 1:20) [Some speakers look "wise as an owl" … Continue reading Proof vs. Persuasion
Digging Deeper for What is Hidden: Buried Secrets Get Uncovered Dr. James J. S. Johnson For nothing is secret, that shall not be made manifest; neither is anything hid, that shall not be known and come into manifestation. LUKE 8:17 Buried secrets sometimes surface, revealing what was previously hidden. However, if no one is willing to … Continue reading Digging Deeper, to Uncover What is Hidden:
America's Conservation Programs Comprehensively Reinvigorated: "America’s Conservation Enhancement Act" of 2020, Signed into Law by President Trump. Dr. James J. S. Johnson Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge "Sing, O heavens, for the LORD has done it! Shout, you lower parts of the earth; Break forth into singing, you mountains, O forest, and every tree in it!" … Continue reading America’s Conservation Programs Comprehensively Reinvigorated
Shrill Carder Bees: Welcomed to a New Country Home Dr. James J. S. Johnson Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares. Hebrews 13:2 Use hospitality one to another without grudging. 1st Peter 4:9 SHRILL CARDER BEE on flower As a miniature bumblebee variety, the Shrill Carder Bee has been given a … Continue reading Shrill Carder Bees: Welcomed to a New Country Home
Manganese-metabolizing Bacteria Discovered by Accident! Dr. James J. S. Johnson For we know that the whole creation groaneth and travaileth in pain together until now.(Romans 8:22) SEM micrograph of Manganese Oxide lumps, metabolized by bacteria (Hang Yu / CalTech photo credit) What did your mother tell you to eat, so that you could grow as … Continue reading Manganese-metabolizing Bacteria Discovered by Accident!
Sunflower Heliotropism: August Sunlight for Making Tons of Seeds Dr. James J. S. Johnson SUNFLOWERS (Flickr phto credit) The grass withereth, the flower fadeth: but the word of our God shall stand for ever. (Isaiah 40:8) August is an important month for sunflowers—those gigantic bright-yellow flowers with brownish round seed-heads, bordered by radiating yellow ligules … Continue reading SUNFLOWER HELIOTROPISM: August Sunlight for Making Tons of Seeds
Snakeheads Sneak in with Susquehanna Shad Dr. James J. S. Johnson Beloved, when I gave all diligence to write unto you of the common salvation, it was needful for me to write unto you, and exhort you that ye should earnestly contend for the faith which was once delivered unto the saints. For there are … Continue reading Sneaky Snakeheads in the Susquehanna