Before we get into the first book in the Bible, Genesis, I would like to begin in the Bible with John 1:1.
“In the beginning was the Word and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.”
Think on that statement a moment. The Word and God are synonymous, God=Word! The Bible is God’s word or more precisely is God. Furthermore, 2 Timothy 3:16 states:
“All scripture [is] given by inspiration of God, and [is] profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness.”
As we are looking for instruction we will need to have a Biblical scripture reference in which to apply scientific data or vice versa. In this case, we will be using an interlinear Hebrew/English translation Bible. The English translation will be in the King James Version. I must state that I am not by any means saying this is the best version, as you will see any translation has its accuracy problems. Each new translation compounds these inaccuracies, hence, the original King James in theory should have the least translation mistakes from Hebrew to English.
For clarity, in the following study it should be noted that whenever God states “it was so” in the Bible this is a new rule or physical law of the universe. Once this rule is created God then utilizes or observes the rule in application and typically states “that it was good”. This sequence is important to understand so that the context of the order of creation is accurate as stated in the Bible and when we apply scientific data.
A study of Genesis the first book of the Bible:
“In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. And the earth was without form and void; darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.”
Genesis 1:1-2 Hebrew – direct translation in English
“in·beginning, Elohim (God), created, the·heavens, and, the·earth, and·the·earth, she-became, chaos, and·vacancy, and·darkness, over, surfaces-of, abyss, and·spirit-of, Elohim, vibrating, over, surfaces-of, the·waters.”
You will have to bear with me a moment as what I am about to describe won’t quite make sense yet. You will have to come back and re-read this verse and text… In my opinion, God has just created all the emptiness of the universe and all the atoms or matter within said universe. What scientist might refer to as the Big-Bang or a singularity.
A singularity typically describes a black hole or in the case of cosmology or scientific creation, an area the size of the sharpened tip of a pencil, the width of a single proton. This singular point would contain all the energy of the universe and would be hotter than all the suns in the universe combined. Nothing… then everything in its most elementary form, the raw collection of such matter would be vast (deep, chaos) and without form (void,abyss) a sea of atomic particles. God’s spirit or will influences the interactions of the atoms, or as Charles Darwin stated “…the laws impressed on matter by the Creator…”. Gods spirit or the will of God causes the atoms and their subatomic particles to “vibrate” as stated in the Hebrew translation. (To reach a broader audience, the following examples will be given in more basic terms and I will give more detailed descriptions and references in the conclusion of this study as we progress.)
Vibration is the first form of movement. Movement allows for friction; friction allows for heat; heat gives off light. This is also the first of only two instances in creation where God does not use the precursor of “that it was good” with “it was so”. Instead in the following verse “…God said let there be light” replacing “it was so”. Creation is so new there are no rules or boundaries rather just matter and nuclear fusion. The first law of thermodynamics for human physics is created after God’s statement. This point in scientific terms is represented by 1×10-43. This is a theoretical number as this predates time so this is the first measure of movement in the universe that scientists can actually measure, not actual time. In regard to time its very important to understand that time is not created by God until the fourth “day” of creation (Genesis 1:14).
“First law of thermodynamics – Energy can neither be created nor destroyed. It can only change forms. In any process, the total energy of the universe remains the same. For a thermodynamic cycle the net heat supplied to the system equals the net work done by the system.”
Can anyone spot the logical flaw in this scientific law? If energy can neither be created nor destroyed where did matter, subatomic particles, or more precisely EVERYTHING come from? Physicists spend their entire lives studying matter and its components while their hands are bound by a law that states what they study could not have been created. Is this logical or illogical? Is this a belief that the Earth is the center of the universe for our generation? Scientifically, this law is very accurate if you forego the creation part…
Steven Hawking arguable one of the most intelligent human beings of our time can demonstrate with mathematics the same description of creation as described in Genesis 1:1-2:
“… the Big Bang, all the matter in the universe, would have been on top of itself. The density would have been infinite (void/abyss). It would have been what is called, a singularity . At a singularity, all the laws of physics would have broken down. This means that the state of the universe, after the Big Bang, will not depend on anything that may have happened before (before what?), because the deterministic laws that govern the universe will break down in the Big Bang. The universe will evolve from the Big Bang, completely independently of what it was like before (before what?). Even the amount of matter in the universe, can be different to what it was before (again before what?) the Big Bang, as the Law of Conservation of Matter (first law of thermodynamics), will break down at the Big Bang.”
Steven Hawking’s statement supports the early description of creation but it takes into account many physical properties, also known as the quantum theory of everything (ToE). In layperson’s terms Einstein’s ToE, would be a single equation that will unify energy, mass, gravity, and time in some equality or proportion in context to one another.
According to the Bible energy and mass are synonymous, and the largest physical property is gravity, which I will demonstrate later, has not yet been created by God. Thus, to this point, we humans have inadvertently come to the wrong conclusions without heeding the biblical order of creation. There is much debate in the science community if ToE is actually possible. Steven Hawking does not believe this to be possible. On this topic Steven Hawking and the Bible agree. However, Steven Hawking, goes onto to make an illogical conclusion for the creation of the universe…
“By contrast, the Big Bang is a beginning that is required by the dynamical laws that govern the universe. It is therefore intrinsic to the universe, and is not imposed on it from outside (no God).”
In other words, the universe had to exist by the laws of the universe and needed no outside influence. This is illogical. This is like saying the chicken had to exist therefore; an egg came into existence to allow for a chicken, by the laws of jungle fowl. This also precludes the first law of thermodynamics which is conveniently unnecessary to a singularity but . . . a singularity is comprised of all the matter for a universe. So where did the singularity or atoms come from? Is a circular argument not the definition of insanity?
TheTruth.Life – The Logic of God
Welcome to Christian Forums, a forum to discuss Christianity in a friendly surrounding.
Your voice is missing! You will need to register to be able to join in fellowship with Christians all over the world.
We hope to see you as a part of our community soon and God Bless!
To make a comment simply sign up and become a member!