Splainin’ Lucy! – Part 3

lucypart3main"He that worketh deceit shall not dwell within my house: he that telleth lies shall not tarry in my sight" (Psalm 101:7).

We are praying this is information is encouraging you in your faith. It's exciting to me to see that when we start evaluating what we are told by the world by using the Bible as our standard what we see in the world actually confirms what we read in the Word of God. We just have to learn to critically evaluate the messages we're receiving.

In part 3 of this series we'll consider the claims made for Lucy's knee and hips. In the next we'll deal with the claims made about her/his hands and feet and then we'll wrap it up by pulling all of the pieces together and seeing what the observational evidence actually supports.

Let's continue our critical evaluation of Lucy, the most famous fossil evidence supposedly supporting the teaching that man evolved from an apelike ancestor. Remember, when it comes to human evolution just finding human fossils or ape fossils isn't enough. To prove human evolution you must find a common ancestor between humans and apes.

How would you know that you found a "common ancestor?" One way that this can be accomplished is to find the bones of a hominid that had characteristics of both apes and humans. If you were to find a hominid that walked like a human, but looked like an ape, you are golden. Supposedly Lucy does just that, so let's continue our critical evaluation of the observational evidence.

[Read the rest of the article at Reasons for Hope.]