Another important area of our daily life is fast and convenience methods of traveling. The advent and invention of new as well as innovative ways of traveling have enabled us to cover huge distances in a very short span of time. Airplanes and railways have made the journey, thanks to science, comfortable, safe, convenient, and swift. In fact, world has shrunk to become a global village in which distances do not matter.
In the area of health, with the support of medical research, science has provided new ways to probe human body for making a better diagnosis and curing the disease effectively. This is one of the main reasons as to why average rate of life has increased, whereas death rate has significantly decreased. Complicated operations are being done with great ease supported by technological advancements in the medical field. New medicines are being introduced almost everyday to provide better cure and fight illness making life comfortable and healthy. Environment in offices and homes have become more comfortable with electricity, air-conditioners and fans in summer while heaters are used in winter to protect from cold.
Science heavily supports in economic and social development of human beings. For instance scientists work to discover natural resources like petroleum being a vital requirement in daily life. Scientists strive to find new ways in agriculture sector to keep us nutritionally enrich. New chemical substances are being discovered by the scientists, developing new phenomena to support economic development. Almost every nation in the world is involved in competing with others on economic fronts, discoveries through science as well as technological developments provides huge support to meet this objective.
Scientists are working continuously to serve humanity by increasing their control over world and its environment. Scientific knowledge makes us understand as to how continuous changes have caused the oceans and atmosphere to transform, altering the climate of world. Science supports us in controlling the main source of our being- food and water. Science, in our daily lives, is a huge blessing of God as it relieves us from ignorance, pain, and feeling of distress. It provides us the opportunity to control our world, acquire wisdom, and gain knowledge through valuable inventions. It is, in fact, providing precious service to human beings, only if we use it instead of misusing it. Science has changed entire course of human life. Although, it is a fact that everybody is not able to reap benefits of science, yet the comfort created by it benefits everyone, to some more, while for others less. In daily life, for example, it is necessary to communicate with each other including friends, relatives, colleagues etc. We need to contact several persons during routine life. Through mobiles, wireless, telephones, and internet, it has become immensely easy to communicate with each other even in seconds. Cheap methods of entertainment are available to us through scientific innovations. For example in music, science has opened new avenues of enjoying life at a very low cost. Radios, cinemas, televisions, DVDs, and different other modes of entertainment has opened new doors of recreation as well as effective modes of communications. Life of human beings today is, therefore, significantly different compared to almost a decade ago and this continuous change will be affecting and altering our daily lives in the future.
I am a proponent of using science and benefit from it. It not only extends but also enriches and improves my life. It expands my vision, create imagination and release me from ghosts of false notion and ignorance. By using science I systematically can collect knowledge about laws and theories by testing the ideas and derived results. The previously concluded results and theses can be confronted to discover more reliable ideas and concepts. In fact, science is about studying every thing and anything. It is significant for the daily use as its study makes huge contributions towards understanding life and the opportunities offered by life. It enables us to acknowledge and appreciate matters related to betterment of ordinary people in everyday life.
In some cases, otherwise enlightened people who have not been able to deal personally with past failures in subjects like math and science unjustly dismiss these subjects as being unrelated to daily life.
Theistic evolution is the proposition that God is in charge of the biological process called evolution. God directs and guides the unfolding of life forms over millions of years. Theistic evolution contends that there is no conflict between science and the Biblical book of Genesis.
I believe that Jesus Christ is the only Son of God, and the only way by which our right relationship to God can be restored. He was born of the Virgin Mary in Bethlehem, in fulfillment of prophecy. Jesus Christ was crucified and rose from the dead in the flesh. His death for our sins and His resurrection pay the price for our sins. We have salvation and eternal life in heaven if we believe in Jesus Christ and trust in His grace.
Next to these great beliefs, a biological theory seems pretty unimportant. That impression is correct. Do I "Believe in Evolution" like I believe in the Resurrection of Jesus Christ? Absolutely not! I accept the Theory of Evolution like I use the Quadratic Formula; they are both useful for a certain class of problems that I sometimes have to solve. I certainly do not place my eternal life and soul in the care of a scientific theory or a mathematical formula. I am no atheist. I place my entire being in the hands of God Almighty through his Son, Jesus Christ.
There are too many scientific disciplines that state that the earth is more than 10,000 years old. Astronomy, genetics, linguistics, geology, plate tectonics, and archeology all say it is a lot older. The probable figure is about 4 billion years for planet Earth, and roughly 3 billion for life itself. We base our conclusions on appearances and scientific observations. The weight of evidence from all these disciplines is too much for me to dismiss. I do not find at all credible the assertions that the earth is only 10,000 years old and all the natural processes occurred within that time. (Bishop Ussher calculated 6,000 years old, and the Flood at 2348 BC.)
One often reads the statement that "evolution says the earth is billions of years old." This statement is incorrect. Astronomy and geology say that the earth is billions of years old. Evolution draws on these disciplines for an estimate of the time in which the evolutionary processes can work. This point is important in order to realize the breadth of the quarrel about the age of the earth. If you assert that the earth is only 10,000 years old, you are disputing far more areas of the natural sciences than just a portion of biology.
Some young-earth creationists assert that the earth is 10,000 years old, and others assert that the earth is 6,000 years old. That's a big difference: 4,000 years, or 67%. Bishop Ussher's chronology, derived from the Bible, clearly states that the earth is 6,000 years old. Extending the age to 10,000 years conveniently places the date of Creation and the Flood beyond the oldest trees, and beyond the pyramids and dynasties of ancient Egypt. I have heard the following accusation from young-earth creationists: You are interpreting the Bible in the light of science; you should be interpreting science in the light of the Bible. (I have not heard a Bible verse to back up that charge.) 10,000 years is not what Bishop Ussher said. What is the reason for changing his number? Creationists who claim 10,000 years, unless they do so for purely Biblical reasons, should hear that same accusation ringing in their ears at least once.