I am a Receiver
“The hearing ear and the seeing eye, the LORD hath
made even both of them” (Prov. 20:12).
hese two small receivers
should be enough to convince man that he is no accident of nature or
product of evolution. Both the “hearing” and the “seeing” are ends not
beginnings. These two complex systems reveal something of a reasoning
intelligence behind an order of design. Those who believe in evolution
and wish to give nature the credit for creation may just as well believe
that a house develop a roof to keep the rain out, and grow glass paned
windows to let the sunlight in. The theory of evolution is absurd.
The hearing ear and the seeing eye are an
intelligent arrangement of unrelated laws, systems, chemical, electrical,
and biological components working together to collect intelligent data to
be used intelligently for some designed purpose and intent.
God is Light. Is it any wonder that He who is
called Light would design a seeing eye? Was it intelligence or evolution
(random trial and error of natural selection) that created the pupil, the
retina, the optic nerve, the cornea, the transparent lens, laws of
refraction, and then brought them all together into a system to collect
information? Only a fool says in his heart, there is no God.
In the beginning was the WORD. Is it any wonder
that the One who is the WORD, the One who is the Alphabet of Creation (the
Alpha and the Omega) would create the hearing ear? It is a marvel. Just
look at its beauty with its microscopic bones, its anvil, stirrup, and
hammer. What evolution could have invented the eardrum and the Eustachian
tube? Only a divine Intelligence could have made such a masterpiece as
the cochlea and placed this little seashell-like component precisely in
the middle ear and then hard wire it to the auditory nerve.
Truly we are fearfully and wonderfully made. God
made man with sensors. Man has five sensors: hearing, seeing, tasting,
touching, and smelling. Man suspects there is one missing however. Not
sure what to call it, like the Greeks with their altar to the unknown God
they call it the “sixth sense.” Then they grope around with what they
believe to be intuition. Paul and the Bible tell us that this
unexplainable thing is a missing spiritual sense. “The natural man
receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness
unto him: neither can he know them, because they are spiritually
discerned.” (1Cor. 2:14). When Adam sinned this most important sense was
more than impaired, it was disconnected. Only in faith is this most
important sensor fixed. It is at the Cross that the connection and the
correction is made. Sensors are receivers that enable something to
understand and know what is happening. Those without God have no idea of
what is happening. We were designed by the same One who designed the
seeing eye and hearing ear that we might know Him and receive Him. The
spiritual receiver or what some call the sixth sense springs to life the
moment a sinner receives Christ. “But to as many as receive Him, to them
gave He the power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on
His name.” God intended for you to be a receiver. Receive Him.