There is Power in The Word

Several decades ago archaeologists, while excavating around the ancient fortress of Masada in Israel, discovered a clay pot containing date seeds.  Until 2005 those seeds sat in a drawer in a scientist’s lab untouched.  In 2005 an agricultural scientist wondered if these 2000 year old date palm seeds were still viable.  She planted them in a small pot.  They grew.  Today one of those plants is a date palm standing ten feet tall and is called the Methusaleh date palm.

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Sir Issac Newton’s Toy

Isaac Newton, discoverer of gravity, had a skilled mechanic make for him
a model of the solar system.  Balls representing the planets were geared together so as to move realistically in orbit.  One day an atheist friend visited Newton.  On seeing the model, he operated it, and exclaimed in admiration, “Who made it?”  Newton answered, “Nobody!”  The atheist replied, “You must think I am a fool.  Of course somebody made it, and he is a genius.”  Then Newton said to his friend, “This thing is but a puny imitation of a much grander system whose laws you know.  And I am not able to convince you that this mere toy is without a designer and maker, yet you profess to believe that the great original from which the design is taken has come into being without either designer or maker!”

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