Science is Faith

Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.

(Hebrews 11:1) ESV

When it’s impossible to measure absolute quantities, such as mass of the sun, then you use relative values: how much more massive is the sun than the Earth, for instance.

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March 23

Deep Depths

When there were no depths, I was brought forth; when there were no fountains abounding with water.

(Proverbs 8:24) KJV

In the six hundredth year of Noah’s life, in the second month, the seventeenth day of the month, the same day were all the fountains of the great deep broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened.

(Genesis 7:11) KJV

Depths, is a translation of the Hebrew word tehom. The same word is translated elsewhere as the deep, the deeps, depths and the great deep. It occurs, for instance, in the account of Noah’s flood.

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A Plan for Particle Physics

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters.

(Genesis 1:2) ESV

There’s a school of thought that the creation we live in was made from the remnants of an earlier one. In this narrative Genesis 1:1 describes a creation which was destroyed before the creative process begins in Genesis 1:2.

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Wisdom

The LORD by wisdom founded the earth; by understanding he established the heavens;

(Proverbs 3:19) ESV

We once speculated that wisdom was a synonym for God the Son, the only begotten, Jesus Christ. However we found that wisdom has the properties of an elemental particle.

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There was Never, Ever, Nothing

For by him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities—all things were created through him and for him. And he is before all things, and in him all things hold together.

(Colossians 1:16-17) ESV

As strange as it may sound we have to overcome the ridiculous notion that God created the universe from nothing. Invisible isn’t nothing it’s unseen, like the air we breath. It’s made of atoms and molecules like everything else.

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