Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil; Who put darkness for light, and light for darkness; Who put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!(Isaiah 5:20) NKJV
All current cosmological models show that somewhere between %80-85 of the mass of the universe is missing. Based on our understanding of particle physics we can move this number up to %90. Where is it?
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And the building of the wall of it was of jasper: and the city was pure gold, like unto clear glass. And the foundations of the wall of the city were garnished with all manner of precious stones. The first foundation was jasper; the second, sapphire; the third, a chalcedony; the fourth, an emerald; The fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, sardius; the seventh, chrysolite; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, a topaz; the tenth, a chrysoprasus; the eleventh, a jacinth; the twelfth, an amethyst. And the twelve gates were twelve pearls; every several gate was of one pearl: and the street of the city was pure gold, as it were transparent glass.(Revelation 21:18-21) KJV
A possible meaning of the word garnished could be: the wall of the city had foundations, which were decorated with precious stones. It’s a translation of the Greek word κεκοσμημένοι, from the root κοσμέω – kosmos.
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Then God commanded, “Let lights appear in the sky to separate day from night and to show the time when days, years, and religious festivals begin; they will shine in the sky to give light to the earth”—and it was done.(Genesis 1:14-15) Good News Translation
The expansion of the universe isn’t a testable hypothesis so it’s not scientific. The theory is accepted because it compliments the mainstream science narrative of godless existence (SciPop).
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The stars fell down to the earth, like unripe figs falling from the tree when a strong wind shakes it. The sky disappeared like a scroll being rolled up, and every mountain and island was moved from its place.(Revelation 6:13-14) Good News Translation
The firmament is a sphere of rigid crystal on the edge of space. Mainstream science’s henchman astronomy (SciPop) exists for the purpose of making it seem as if this is impossible.
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For the word of God is living and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the division of soul and spirit, and of joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.(Hebrews 4:12) NKJV
Tags are only as useful as we make them. Since we started blogging in October 2015 we’ve been tagging posts on the physics of space and related subject matter as both #astronomy and #cosmology. That has the effect of making both tags meaningless.
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If one day the sky could be measured(Jeremiah 31:37) Good News Translation
and the foundations of the earth explored,
only then would he reject the people of Israel
because of all they have done.
The Lord has spoken.
Sir Edwin Hubble was one of the first to suggest that the apparent redshift of stellar objects is caused by the Doppler effect as the universe expands and the stars become further and further away.
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There is gold, and a multitude of rubies: but the lips of knowledge are a precious jewel.(Proverbs 20:15) KJV
If there are football field-sized and larger pieces of ruby and sapphire in the Kuiper belt (crystalline firmament material), then we should see light spectra consistent with ruby and sapphire.
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Because that, when they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened.(Romans 1:21) KJV
Galileo’s bluff is the starting point for THE NARRATIVE of heliocentricity. It’s an induced rationalization of evidence to fit the premise, it’s not proof of heliocentricity.
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(For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strong holds;) Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ;(2 Corinthians 10:4-5) KJV
Tycho Brahe made meticulous observation of the cosmos. He was on the Earth so, naturally, he observed a Geocentrospheric system. The problem was that he didn’t know about binary systems because they hadn’t made Star Wars yet.
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