Gravitational Golf

Do all this in prayer, asking for God’s help. Pray on every occasion, as the Spirit leads. For this reason keep alert and never give up; pray always for all God’s people.

(Ephesians 6:18) Good News Translation

Every particle in the universe attracts every other particle in the universe with a force which is proportional to the sum of their mass and inversely proportional to the square of the distance between them.

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Newton’s Perpetual Motion Machine

He is the radiance of the glory of God and the exact imprint of his nature, and he upholds the universe by the word of his power. After making purification for sins, he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high,

(Hebrews 1:3) ESV

Every particle in the universe is emitting a stream of bosons all the time in proportion to its total energy, which takes energy, so why isn’t the universe cooling off and running out of energy?

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Tis Inconceivable

Quantities aren't really quantities, even if we give them names. Words define the thing, even though the thing may be unknown.

always learning and never able to arrive at a knowledge of the truth.

(2 Timothy 3:7) ESV

Gravity decreases with altitude as one rises above the Earth’s surface because of a greater distance from the Earth’s center.

Wikipedia

A lot of what we know about gravity was unknown to Sir Isaac Newton, like the seemingly simple and innocuous fact above. If, according to Newton’s premise, gravity is a property of matter, why would the effect of it be concentrated at the center of a body?

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A Theory of Time

And do this, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep; for now our salvation is nearer than when we first believed.

(Romans 13:11) NKJV

The universe may be 13.8 billion years old while the Earth is 6,000 or so years old SIMULTANEOUSLY. If there’s good science which shows that the material in the universe is really that old, our theory can accommodate it.

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LHC creates matter from light

This is a direct copy of a SciPop or news article preserved here because things on the internet have a bad habit of disappearing when you try to find them again. Full credit is given to the original authors and the source.

– Matty

Scientists on an experiment at the Large Hadron Collider see massive W particles emerging from collisions with electromagnetic fields. How can this happen?

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Rich and Sorrowful

So when Jesus heard these things, He said to him, “You still lack one thing. Sell all that you have and distribute to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow Me.” But when he heard this, he became very sorrowful, for he was very rich. And when Jesus saw that he became very sorrowful, He said, “How hard it is for those who have riches to enter the kingdom of God!

(Luke 18:22-24) NKJV

A problem we may have is trying to hold on to what we’ve got, and refusing to give. The rich young ruler was being the best person that he could be according to his understanding of the law, but he loved his possessions more than he loved his neighbors. We can’t overcome the law (Mosaic gravity) if we’re determined to hang on to it.

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Giving and Receiving

Now ye Philippians know also, that in the beginning of the gospel, when I departed from Macedonia, no church communicated with me as concerning giving and receiving, but ye only. For even in Thessalonica ye sent once and again unto my necessity. Not because I desire a gift: but I desire fruit that may abound to your account. But I have all, and abound: I am full, having received of Epaphroditus the things which were sent from you, an odour of a sweet smell, a sacrifice acceptable, wellpleasing to God. But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus. Now unto God and our Father be glory for ever and ever. Amen.

(Philippians 4:15-20) KJV

This is the often quoted passage about how my God shall supply your every need. It’s used as a band aid to give hope to desperate people, but it’s not given in the context of desperation. The context is Paul thanking the Philippian church for their financial support. The message is: God is helping you because you’re helping me to promote the gospel and advance the kingdom of heaven. This is why we give selflessly.

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