The Core Accretion Model

When he prepared the heavens, I was there: when he set a compass upon the face of the depth:

(Proverbs 8:27) KJV

They key to understanding the creation of gravity as the creative act of the second day is the synchronicity between “stretching out the heavens” and establishing “the foundations of the Earth.” One command did both.

These two operations are always together in scripture, it’s discussed in the post synchronicity. The model gives us two testable hypotheses, Hypothesis 1 and Hypothesis 2.


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A compass is a device used to draw a circle that depends on having a sharp point. The point of the compass is the location of the center of the circle, and in our scenario it’s the center of gravity.

The depth here referred to is the watery mass of the deep which had just exploded with light and the beginnings of life on the first day. The circle that God metaphorically drew is the firmament, the location of God’s throne. The point of the compass is a gravitational singularity. The firmament crystallized far out in space while the Earth continued to contract, so an expanse opened up below the firmament causing dissolved gasses to come out of solution.

Faith is believing in something that you can’t see, because of evidence.

– Faith, definition

Hebrew Gravity Concepts

The singularity made the waters of the deep contract and become spherical, the heaviest elements and molecules sinking deeper towards the center, displacing the lighter forms outward and establishing concentric rings of density. There are several Hebrew gravity concepts that occur in scripture at precisely the right moment in our narrative.

Hebrew Gravity Concepts

Descendingיֹ֝רְד֗וֹתyoredotProverbs 7:27
He hath establishedמֵכִ֥יןmechinJer. 10:12, 51:152/4
Settethשָׂ֤םsumJob 28:32/5
Setteth fastמֵכִ֥יןmechinPsalms 65:62/4
Thereof fastenedטָבַעtabaJob 38:42/3
They sankוְצַלְמָֽוֶתtsalmavethExodus 15:102/5
To sink, sankיִמַּ֣ךְmakakEc. 10:182/4
Were settledטָבַעtabaProverbs 8:252/3
– A doctrine of gravity is extensively developed in the OT Hebrew.


  1. Call upon the name of Jesus Christ,
    • believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead,
  2. confess your sin.

Hypothetical Prediction

We would expect that the geological sequence which results from this model to start with basal metamorphic rock that has no fossils of any kind. These precipitated out of solution and were deposited in concentric layers. Photosynthesis was taking place during the first day, so there was dissolved oxygen and other gasses present. As such there were many kinds of chemical reactions taking place, including the combination of iron (Fe2+) with Oxygen (O2-) to form iron oxides. A structuring, or stratification, of the atomic, molecular and cellular forms which God made on the first day.

A space opened below the firmament as the Earth continued to contract and become more dense. This gives us the synchronicity between the deposition of iron-rich oxides, microbes with sulfur-based metabolism, and the formation of an oxygen-rich atmosphere. And just so that you don’t think that we are pulling this stuff out of thin air:

Earth’s rocky core formed first, with heavy elements colliding and binding together. Dense material sank to the center, while the lighter material created the crust. The planet’s magnetic field probably formed around this time. Gravity captured some of the gases that made up the planet’s early atmosphere. 

– The Core Accretion Model (

At the circle of the firmament, a series of layers of light compounds crystallized into a rigid structure that formed a protective shell around the creation. The expanse referred to by the word raqia, is horizontal in the sense of a vast thin sheet of material, like a wall, forming a solid barrier between the waters below and the waters above. A rigid crystalline firmament solves a lot of nagging scriptural issues.

The reason for creation is the manifestation of sentient life with free will.

– The Reason for Creation

And they that be wise shall shine as the brightness of the firmament; and they that turn many to righteousness as the stars for ever and ever.

(Daniel 12:3) KJV

This model provides us with a source of light for the second and third days of creation (the firmament). It also provides a source of material for the formation of the stars and planets on the fourth day. It’s the beginning of the three heavens described in scripture:

The Three Heavens

  1. Open firmament, atmosphere or sky
    • where birds fly, winds blow and clouds form.
  2. Celestial realm, cosmos, observable universe or space
    • where the stars are set in their courses.
  3. Dome, firmament, or heliopause
    • a sea of glass which is the location of God’s throne.


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