|Vol. VI Number 19||May 19, 2002|
The scientific community has been at odds with all of the communities who believe that there is a divine being who created the present universe which we abide in. This conflict arises from the desire to say that there is no God and there is nothing outside our present universe that could possibly conceive a universe the size of our present universe. On Wednesday I received the June issue of Wired Magazine which had a very interesting article titled The Man Who Cracked The Code to Everything ... about the founder of Wolfram Research, Stephen Wolfram who is working on a new system of mathematics and the mathematical formula of the universe. Also there are shows on the public television stations about DNA and how all life comes from a single source. Both of these point to the fact that all life as we know it came from a single source which we know as God. In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. This is the first verse of the Bible and everything that we discover about the universe all comes from this single simple statement.
1 In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.
2 And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.
3 And God said, Let there be light: and there was light.
4 And God saw the light, that it was good: and God divided the light from the darkness.
5 And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And the evening and the morning were the first day.
6 And God said, Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters.
7 And God made the firmament, and divided the waters which were under the firmament from the waters which were above the firmament: and it was so.
8 And God called the firmament Heaven. And the evening and the morning were the second day.
9 And God said, Let the waters under the heaven be gathered together unto one place, and let the dry land appear: and it was so.
10 And God called the dry land Earth; and the gathering together of the waters called he Seas: and God saw that it was good.
11 And God said, Let the earth bring forth grass, the herb yielding seed, and the fruit tree yielding fruit after his kind, whose seed is in itself, upon the earth: and it was so.
12 And the earth brought forth grass, and herb yielding seed after his kind, and the tree yielding fruit, whose seed was in itself, after his kind: and God saw that it was good.
13 And the evening and the morning were the third day.
14 And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and years:
15 And let them be for lights in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth: and it was so.
16 And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars also.
17 And God set them in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth,
18 And to rule over the day and over the night, and to divide the light from the darkness: and God saw that it was good.
19 And the evening and the morning were the fourth day.
20 And God said, Let the waters bring forth abundantly the moving creature that hath life, and fowl that may fly above the earth in the open firmament of heaven.
21 And God created great whales, and every living creature that moveth, which the waters brought forth abundantly, after their kind, and every winged fowl after his kind: and God saw that it was good.
22 And God blessed them, saying, Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas, and let fowl multiply in the earth.
23 And the evening and the morning were the fifth day.
24 And God said, Let the earth bring forth the living creature after his kind, cattle, and creeping thing, and beast of the earth after his kind: and it was so.
25 And God made the beast of the earth after his kind, and cattle after their kind, and every thing that creepeth upon the earth after his kind: and God saw that it was good.
26 And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.
27 So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.
28 And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth.
29 And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall be for meat.
30 And to every beast of the earth, and to every fowl of the air, and to every thing that creepeth upon the earth, wherein there is life, I have given every green herb for meat: and it was so.
31 And God saw every thing that he had made, and, behold, it was very good. And the evening and the morning were the sixth day.
The creation of light is a lot deeper than what most of us think. it includes all of the various forms of the electro magnetic spectrum that are in use today. This was not only light to see by, but light for communication, data transfer, heat, medical procedures, and etc.
On the second day of creation we see the separation of the waters, or as the Bible calls it, ``let it divide the waters from the waters.'' This separation of waters could mean the division of the various kinds of water. There are probably many kinds of water that were divided on the second day of creation that we cannot even comprehend.
This form of the earth does not need a sun, moon, or stars for it's survival. This earth can produce vegetation without the heat and light from the sun. This is somewhat comparable to the earth described in Revelation as the new earth, but not exactly, for the earth described in Revelation 21:1 has no sea.
There seems to be a tremendous difference between the earth of day three and day four of creation. The earth mentioned in day four is the beginning of the earth as we know it. This earth is placed in a universe of stars, sun, planets, moons, solar systems, and galaxies. This earth needs the external support of the stellar universe that we are familiar with.
On the fifth day God commands the oceans to produce all of the ocean wildlife and the birds of the air. We see that God prepared the earth prior to this to accept the wildlife in day four. He provided a system of heat and light to sustain the vegetation and the wildlife. Also, he provided a unique universe for the wildlife to live, grow, and multiply within.
In the first chapter of the Bible we see a highly organized, sequential method to the creation of the universe. This is not the philosophy of anything that man has created where he wants to make the Earth the center of the universe like the medieval Catholic Church taught. The first chapter shows the earth as we know it not being made until the fourth day. Everything from the first day to the third day was the creation of the universe that would sustain the earth.
The more that scientists discover about the earth and the universe that we live in the closer they get to what the Bible says about the origins of the universe. They have come to the conclusion that all life came from a single source. Stephen Wolfram is convinced that the origins of the universe can be explained by a few lines of computer code. In other words these great scientists are beginning to believe that the universe that we live in is a created universe and not a random universe that Darwin believed. There is a great intellect that made everything work. This also lines up with the Bible code which uses the original Hebrew of the Old Testament to depict and foretell current events using computers. We are living in a day where knowledge is exploding and there are new discoveries using the computer every day.
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