The just shall live by faith.” Romans 1:17. This statement is the summing up of what the apostle has to say about the gospel. The gospel is the power of God unto salvation, but only “to everyone that believeth.”
He who exercises faith knows that the word of God is creative, and that so it is able to produce the thing spoken. Therefore he can understand, not guess, that the worlds were produced, were caused to exist, by the word of God.
In I Timothy 6:12, we are told, “Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life.” What are you and I to do? Yes, “Fight the good fight of faith.” That sounds great but, what exactly is the “fight of faith?”
One of the branches of this sort of science, that has done most toward the establishment of the doctrine of evolution, is the new science of geology, which has instituted the conception of vast and unimaginable periods of time in the past history of our globe.