The late Dr. Carl Sagan has estimated that the chance of life evolving on Earth is 1 followed by 2 billion zeros! That would take 6,000 books of 300 pages each just to write that number. The late professor, Edwin Conklin, of Princeton University, put it this way, “The probability of life originating from accident is comparable to the probability of the unabridged dictionary resulting from an explosion in a printing shop.” So, one choice is that life was spontaneously generated by accident from inorganic substances. In other words, a freak accident.
Here is another choice.
“From the time the world was created people have seen the earth and sky and all that God made. They can clearly see His invisible qualities – His eternal power and divine nature…”Romans 1:20
John gets more specific and tells us Jesus (the Word) did it all.
“In the beginning the Word already existed. He was with God and was God… He created everything there is. Nothing exists that he didn’t make.” John 1:1,3
The story is told of a man heading to a new city. Being unfamiliar with the route, he became confused and took the wrong road. When he realized his predicament, he stopped his car and asked a passing stranger, “Can you help me, I am lost?” “Where are you headed?” the stranger asked. “I am going to Toledo,” the traveller answered. To which the stranger replied, “Then you are not lost. You know where you are going. You just need directions.”
In Jesus, the Holy Spirit is present among us. Through Jesus, He assures us that we are never abandoned. From Jesus, we will know where we are going.
It’s true isn’t it that there is no greater CHOICE than seeing God as Creator and Author of our destiny.