Here’s a brief, but interesting article on how scientists have yet again been bamboozled by something appearing where it shouldn’t. Their preconceived notions about how and when these “impossible rocks” form is the cause of their confusion.
The “impossible rocks” are massive quartzite rocks. They state that much of this island, including large portions of a mountain, is made of quartzite. This shouldn’t be because it is a volcanic island. One of the scientists (towards the end of the article) came up with a creative explanation for how this could have occurred, “millions of years ago”. I always love these explanations, which are neither observable or historical. Therefore, the explanation falls outside of the scientific method. Continue reading →
Psalm 40:1-3 To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. I waited patiently for the LORD; and he inclined unto me, and heard my cry. 2 He brought me up also out of an horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet upon a rock, and established my goings. 3 And he hath put a new song in my mouth, even praise unto our God: many shall see it, and fear, and shall trust in the LORD.
Like David, we often find ourselves in a “horrible pit”. Sometimes it is a pit that we have dug ourselves. Other times, the pit is dug for us and we’re pushed in! Regardless, it is a terrible feeling to be stuck and unable to get out of the “holes” we find ourselves in. Continue reading →