Biblical faith is defensible because our Creator is faithful. Using God’s infallible and inerrant Word as our starting point, we can teach the truth about the world around us and show how the evidence we see is consistent with His Word. As Scripture states, we must “always be ready to give a defense to everyone who asks you a reason for the hope that is in you, with meekness and fear” (1 Peter 3:15, emphasis added). In other words, we must be prepared to defend the substance of things in which we have hope.
Of course, we all have a limit to what we will believe. In other words, every person is willing to accept some things based solely on the word of another. For example, a stranger might tell you that he flipped a coin three times and that it came up heads all three times. Would you believe him? Most likely—it does not take much convincing to believe such a claim.
But what if the same person then told you that he flipped a coin 100 times, and it came up heads every time? Would you believe him then? Because of the improbability that what he is saying is true, it’s unlikely that anyone would believe the coin came up heads 100 times in a row by chance. You might suspect that he somehow rigged the coin toss, or that he was lying to you. At that point, you have reached your limit of blind faith.
The above example, however, only demonstrates a very small amount of chance. If a person is not convinced that a coin could come up heads 100 times in a row (for which the chance is 1 in 2100, or 1 followed by 30 zeros), then how then could he possibly believe in the evolutionary idea that the entire universe came about by chance? If we’re disinclined to accept even a small amount of chance, then we can forget about evolution entirely.