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Connecting Point: Power of Probability

 


Peter Stoner, philosopher and mathematician at Pasadena College a few years ago, described the probability of Jesus Christ fulfilling just 8 of those 300

Messianic prophecies are described in the Old Testament record. “Try to visualize this probability, if you mark one of ten tickets, place all of the tickets in a hat, thoroughly stir them, and then ask a blindfolded person to draw one, his chance of getting the right ticket respectively is 1 out of 10.”

Now: follow him and my notes: “Now suppose we take 10 17 (that is ten times ten, times ten, seventeen times), of silver dollars an...



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