by Terri Kammerzell
Truth of Genesis Ministry Partner
Cheers to all of you corrie-fisted, sinister-handed southpaws! Today is “International Lefthanders Day,” meant as a day for those whose left hand is their strong one. A day to remember the struggles they face in a world designed for righthanded people. A day to celebrate their uniqueness and triumph in learning to cope and adjust to the challenges many of us overlook.
A day also perfect for remembering how ingenious our Designer was when He created each of our hands!
What makes the human hand a work of wonder?
The human hand has a unique arrangement of bones, tendons, muscles, and nerves which allows it to move fast enough to type over sixty words per minute, and to grasp with both force and delicacy.
If you visit the hand Fun Fact page on my website, you’ll find all sorts of great online resources to learn more about the intricate design, but my favorite tidbits about the hand come from one of my favorite paperback books, called Inspired by Evidence: Only One Reality. Written by Julie Von Velt and Bruce Malone of Search for the Truth, this book is designed as a year-long daily devotional to equip people with knowledge about the truth of God’s design in multiple aspects, including anatomy, Christian truths, microbiology, physics, and more.
The June 27th devotion focuses on the human hand, telling that it “is one of the most wonderful and precise mechanical devices in all of creation.” Among other examples of its amazing design, each hand
Most of all, I love this quote they include from “real scientist” Sir Isaac Newton: “In the absence of any other proof, the thumb alone would convince me of God’s existence.”
Don’t just take my word for it! Visit YouFormedMe.com/humanBody/hand.html to read, watch, and listen to supporting research and commentary from scientists, doctors, theologians, and more!
This blog is from a special series of “Creation Fun Facts” by Terri Kammerzell, starting from June 10, 2020. Read the introduction at TruthOfGenesis.com/blogs/building-a-biblical-defense-of-creation.