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SCIENCE IN THE BIBLE

SCIENCE STARTS WITH GOD AND THE BIBLE. This is written to expose the lie that there is no science in the Bible. Although the terms in the Bible are not in modern technical language, they are nevertheless presented accurately.

All scripture is from the King James Version of the Bible. I take credit for none of this work, nothing is original with me. I have gleaned information from several books* that I will list later. Deane Schaub

  • THE TRUTH

Gen. 1:1 In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.

This is the Beginning of Time, Space, and Matter.

Gen. 2:1 Thus the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the host of them.

2:2 And on the seventh day God ended his work which he had made; and he rested on the seventh day from all his work which he had made.

Heb. 4:3 For we which have believed do enter into rest, as he said, As I have sworn in my wrath, if they shall enter into my rest: although the works were finished from the foundation of the world.

Ps. 102:25 Of old hast thou laid the foundation of the earth: and the heavens are the work of thy hands.

The First Law of Thermodynamics (Law of Energy Conservation) states that energy can be converted from one form into another but it can be neither created or destroyed. This law teaches conclusively that the universe did not create itself.

The Second Law of Thermodynamics (Law of Energy Decay) states that every system left to its own devises tends to move from order to disorder. Isaac Asimov summarizes it this way "The universe is constantly getting more disorderly." Isaiah states it this way.

Isa. 51:6 Lift up your eyes to the heavens, and look upon the earth beneath: for the heavens shall vanish away like smoke, and the earth shall wax old like a garment, and they that dwell therein shall die in like manner: but my salvation shall be for ever, and my righteousness shall not be abolished.

  • BIOLOGY - Genetics, DNA

Gen. 1:21 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.

Gen. 1:24 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.

1Cor. 15:39 All flesh is not the same flesh: but there is one kind of flesh of men, another flesh of beasts, another of fishes, and another of birds.

"After their kind", dogs produce dogs - not reptiles. Reptiles produce reptiles - not birds. Birds produce birds - not fish. Fish produce fish - not humans, etc.

  • Blood

In 1616 William Harvey discovered the circulation of the blood. In the 1800ís George Washington was "bled" to death ( the accepted medical procedure at the time.) But Leviticus says:

Lev. 17:11 For the life of the flesh is in the blood: and I have given it to you upon the altar to make an atonement for your souls: for it is the blood that maketh an atonement for the soul.

  • OCEANOGRAPHY

Ps 8:8 The fowl of the air, and the fish of the sea, and whatsoever passeth through the paths of the seas.

Job 38:16 Hast thou entered into the springs of the sea? or hast thou walked in the search of the depth?

These verses are a reference to water currents, the Gulf Stream etc.

The many fresh water springs on the ocean floor and the distinct channels and pathways in the oceanís depths have been a surprising discovery of modern oceanography.

  • HYDROLOGY-Science of Water

Job 28:24 For he looketh to the ends of the earth, and seeth under the whole heaven; 28:25 To make the weight for the winds; and he weigheth the waters by measure. 28:26 When he made a decree for the rain, and a way for the lightning of the thunder: 28:27 Then did he see it, and declare it; he prepared it, yea, and searched it out.

Job 36:27 For he maketh small the drops of water: they pour down rain according to the vapour thereof: 36:28 Which the clouds do drop and distil upon man abundantly. 36:29 Also can any understand the spreadings of the clouds, or the noise of his tabernacle?

The Jet Streams, Trade Winds etc. are stated in Eccl. 1:6 The wind goeth toward the south, and turneth about unto the north; it whirleth about continually, and the wind returneth again according to his circuits. The Hydrologic Cycle is completed in verse 7.

Eccl. 1:7 All the rivers run into the sea; yet the sea is not full; unto the place from whence the rivers come, thither they return again. ( Evaporation and rain)

These verses also recognize that air and wind have weight, a fact not confirmed scientifically until about 300 years ago.

  • And in the field of ASTRONOMY are many many passages, here are two:

Jer. 33:22 As the host of heaven cannot be numbered, neither the sand of the sea measured: so will I multiply the seed of David my servant, and the Levites that minister unto me.

Gen.15:5 And he brought him forth abroad, and said, Look now toward heaven, and tell the stars, if thou be able to number them: and he said unto him, So shall thy seed be.

Astronomers estimate that there are at least 10 26th stars (that is, a hundred - million - billion - billion stars) Scientists are finding out that there are many different types of stars, and no two stars are alike. Just like it says in 1Cor. 15:41

There is one glory of the sun, and another glory of the moon, and another glory of the stars: for one star differeth from another star in glory.

  • ASTROPHYSICS and GEOPHYSICS

Job 9:8 Which alone spreadeth out the heavens, and treadeth upon the waves of the sea.

Isa. 40:22 It is he that sitteth upon the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers; that stretcheth out the heavens as a curtain, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in:

Job 26:7 He stretcheth out the north over the empty place, and hangeth the earth upon nothing.

"Spreadeth or stretcheth out the heavens", this reference is to the expanding universe concept of twentieth-century astrophysics. The "circle of the earth" shows that Earth is a sphere and we know that the Earth hangs on nothing.

Gen. 1:14 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:

Gen. 8:22 While the earth remaineth, seedtime and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night shall not cease.

Ps. 104:19 He appointed the moon for seasons: the sun knoweth his going down.

This is our calendar system and how the moon sets our seasons.

  • LIGHT

What do we know about light? When light stops traveling, there is darkness.

We have a visible light spectrum. Job stated as much thousands of years ago.

Job 38:19 Where is the way where light dwelleth? and as for darkness, where is the place thereof, Job 38:24 By what way is the light parted, which scattereth the east wind upon the earth?

There are RULES OF SANITATION that could have saved millions of lives over the centuries if they had been followed. See the following verses.

Num. 19:7-19 and Deut. 23:12-14

Num. 19:7 Then the priest shall wash his clothes, and he shall bathe his flesh in water, and afterward he shall come into the camp, and the priest shall be unclean until the even. 19:8 And he that burneth her shall wash his clothes in water, and bathe his flesh in water, and shall be unclean until the even. 19:9 And a man that is clean shall gather up the ashes of the heifer, and lay them up without the camp in a clean place, and it shall be kept for the congregation of the children of Israel for a water of separation: it is a purification for sin. 19:10 And he that gathereth the ashes of the heifer shall wash his clothes, and be unclean until the even: and it shall be unto the children of Israel, and unto the stranger that sojourneth among them, for a statute for ever 19:11 He that toucheth the dead body of any man shall be unclean seven days. 19:12 He shall purify himself with it on the third day, and on the seventh day he shall be clean: but if he purify not himself the third day, then the seventh day he shall not be clean. 19:13 Whosoever toucheth the dead body of any man that is dead, and purifieth not himself, defileth the tabernacle of the LORD; and that soul shall be cut off from Israel: because the water of separation was not sprinkled upon him, he shall be unclean; his uncleanness is yet upon him. 19:14 This is the law, when a man dieth in a tent: all that come into the tent, and all that is in the tent, shall be unclean seven days. 19:15 And every open vessel, which hath no covering bound upon it, is unclean. 19:16 And whosoever toucheth one that is slain with a sword in the open fields, or a dead body, or a bone of a man, or a grave, shall be unclean seven days. 19:17 And for an unclean person they shall take of the ashes of the burnt heifer of purification for sin, and running water shall be put thereto in a vessel: 19:18 And a clean person shall take hyssop, and dip it in the water, and sprinkle it upon the tent, and upon all the vessels, and upon the persons that were there, and upon him that touched a bone, or one slain, or one dead, or a grave: 19:19 And the clean person shall sprinkle upon the unclean on the third day, and on the seventh day: and on the seventh day he shall purify himself, and wash his clothes, and bathe himself in water, and shall be clean at even.

Deut. 23:12 Thou shalt have a place also without the camp, whither thou shalt go forth abroad: 23:13 And thou shalt have a paddle upon thy weapon; and it shall be, when thou wilt ease thyself abroad, thou shalt dig therewith, and shalt turn back and cover that which cometh from thee: 23:14 For the LORD thy God walketh in the midst of thy camp, to deliver thee, and to give up thine enemies before thee; therefore shall thy camp be holy: that he see no unclean thing in thee, and turn away from thee.

When did scientists find out about germs and washing?

  • ANIMAL HUSBANDRY

Gen 30:35 And he removed that day the he goats that were ringstraked and spotted, and all the she goats that were speckled and spotted, and every one that had some white in it, and all the brown among the sheep, and gave them into the hand of his sons. 30:36 And he set three days' journey betwixt himself and Jacob: and Jacob fed the rest of Laban's flocks. 30:37 And Jacob took him rods of green poplar, and of the hazel and chestnut tree; and pilled white strakes in them, and made the white appear which was in the rods. 30:38 And he set the rods which he had pilled before the flocks in the gutters in the watering troughs when the flocks came to drink, that they should conceive when they came to drink. 30:39 And the flocks conceived before the rods, and brought forth cattle ringstraked, speckled, and spotted. 30:40 And Jacob did separate the lambs, and set the faces of the flocks toward the ringstraked, and all the brown in the flock of Laban; and he put his own flocks by themselves, and put them not unto Laban's cattle. 30:41 And it came to pass, whensoever the stronger cattle did conceive, that Jacob laid the rods before the eyes of the cattle in the gutters, that they might conceive among the rods. 30:42 But when the cattle were feeble, he put them not in: so the feebler were Laban's, and the stronger Jacob's.

  • DINOSAURS

Job 40:15 Behold now BEHEMOTH, which I made with thee; he eateth grass as an ox. 40:16 Lo now, his strength is in his loins, and his force is in the navel of his belly. 40:17 He moveth his tail like a cedar: the sinews of his stones are wrapped together. 40:18 His bones are as strong pieces of brass; his bones are like bars of iron. 40:19 He is the chief of the ways of God: he that made him can make his sword to approach unto him. 40:20 Surely the mountains bring him forth food, where all the beasts of the field play. 40:21 He lieth under the shady trees, in the covert of the reed, and fens. 40:22 The shady trees cover him with their shadow; the willows of the brook compass him about. 40:23 Behold, he drinketh up a river, and hasteth not: he trusteth that he can draw up Jordan into his mouth. 40:24 He taketh it with his eyes: his nose pierceth through snares.

Job 41:1 Canst thou draw out LEVIATHAN with an hook? or his tongue with a cord which thou lettest down? 41:2 Canst thou put an hook into his nose? or bore his jaw through with a thorn? 41:7 Canst thou fill his skin with barbed irons? or his head with fish spears? 41:8 Lay thine hand upon him, remember the battle, do no more. 41:9 Behold, the hope of him is in vain: shall not one be cast down even at the sight of him? 41:10 None is so fierce that dare stir him up: who then is able to stand before me? 41:12 I will not conceal his parts, nor his power, nor his comely proportion. 41:13 Who can discover the face of his garment? or who can come to him with his double bridle? 41:14 Who can open the doors of his face? his teeth are terrible round about. 41:15 His scales are his pride, shut up together as with a close seal. 41:16 One is so near to another, that no air can come between them 41:7 They are joined one to another, they stick together, that they cannot be sundered. 41:18 By his neesings a light doth shine, and his eyes are like the eyelids of the morning. 41:19 Out of his mouth go burning lamps, and sparks of fire leap out. 41:20 Out of his nostrils goeth smoke, as out of a seething pot or caldron. 41:21 His breath kindleth coals, and a flame goeth out of his mouth. 41:22 In his neck remaineth strength, and sorrow is turned into joy before him. 41:23 The flakes of his flesh are joined together: they are firm in themselves; they cannot be moved. 41:24 His heart is as firm as a stone; yea, as hard as a piece of the nether millstone. 41:25 When he raiseth up himself, the mighty are afraid: by reason of breakings they purify themselves. 41:26 The sword of him that layeth at him cannot hold: the spear, the dart, nor the habergeon. 41:27 He esteemeth iron as straw, and brass as rotten wood. 41:28 The arrow cannot make him flee: slingstones are turned with him into stubble. 41:29 Darts are counted as stubble: he laugheth at the shaking of a spear. 41:30 Sharp stones are under him: he spreadeth sharp pointed things upon the mire. 41:31 He maketh the deep to boil like a pot: he maketh the sea like a pot of ointment.

These are the descriptions of dinosaurs. Showing that they walked the earth with man, not millions of years ago.

There are many more examples of science in the Bible, go look. Having proven that true science is in the Bible and that history, archaeology, geography and other sciences are in the Bible, perhaps it is time to listen to what else it has to say.

John 14:6 "Jesus said, "I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me."

John 3:16 "For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life."

Romans 3:23 "For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God:" Romans 6:23a "For the wages of sin is death: Romans 6:23b "but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord." Romans 5:8 "But God Commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us." Romans 10:13 "For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved."

References:

* "The KJ Bible "

"Science and the Bible" by Henry M. Morris

"The Answer Book" by Ken Ham

"The Remarkable Record of Job" by Henry M Morris

"Astronomy and the Bible" by Donald DeYoung

"Thermodynamics and the Development of Order" edited by Emmett L. Williams

"The Genesis Record" by Henry M. Morris

"The Collapse of Evolution" by Scott M. Huse

Links: www.icr.org

www.answersingenesis.org


 

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