The Mystery of Male and Female
“He created them male and female, and blessed them and called them Mankind in the day they were created.”
“God created them male and female.” That simple phrase heaps a world of problems on those who believe in evolution.
Evolutionists tell us that in the early stages, evolution would have produced creatures that reproduce without the need for male and female. They then suppose that some mutation would have produced the gender differences, but what advantage would these differences offer? Quite the contrary, these differences would be a disadvantage and become quickly selected out. An even more serious problem is that, according to evolution’s history of life, the male and female sexes must have developed in different kinds of creatures dozens of times.
No one has the slightest idea how one or a dozen mutations could have produced male and female. To change a creature from having no gender into a male or a female requires developing several new organs, changing some others, creating entire, new hormone systems, and changing others. New organs and systems would have to be immediately integrated into the workings of the rest of the body. In addition, the independently developed male changes would have to work with the independently developed female changes. Changes would also have to be made in the brains of the new creatures so that they would want to mate with each other. And evolutionists tell us this must have happened dozens of times!
Yes, that simple phrase “God created them male and female” leaves evolution with an imponderable mystery. This mystery is solved easily by God’s Word. What a mistake it is to say that the Bible is obsolete in our modern scientific era!
Prayer: I thank You, Lord, for the gift of sex. Renew my heart and mind so that I desire to use this wonderful gift in the way You intended. Amen.
Author: Paul A. Bartz
Ref: Ocvirek, Steven. 1990. “The gender gap.” Bible-Science Newsletter, Dec. p. 5.
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