Sunday, June 28, 2009

The Case for Creation

I believe there are five main lines of scientific evidence—denoted by the acronym SURGE—that point to the definite beginning of the space-time continuum.

They are: The Second Law of Thermodynamics, the Expanding Universe, the Radiation Afterglow from the Big Bang Explosion, the Great galaxy seeds in the Radiation Afterglow, and Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity.

All of this evidence points to the fact that our universe as we know it came into being from nothing. The next logical questions is – How do you get something from nothing?

This very evidence led astronomer Dr. Robert Jastrow—who until his recent death was the director of the Mount Wilson observatory once led by Edwin Hubble—to author a book called God and the Astronomers. Despite revealing in the first line of chapter 1 that he was personally agnostic about “religious matters,” Jastrow reviewed some of the SURGE evidence and concluded; “Now we see how the astronomical evidence leads to a biblical view of the origin of the world. The details differ, but the essential elements in the astronomical and biblical accounts of Genesis are the same: the chain of events leading to man commenced suddenly and sharply at a definite moment in time, in a flash of light and energy.”

In summary, therefore, astronomy leads us to a unique event, a universe which was created out of nothing, one with the very delicate balance needed to provide exactly the conditions required to permit life, and one which has an underlying (one might say "supernatural"), plan.

For more information on these subjects click below.


http://www.biblicaldefense.org/Writings/scientific_case_for_creation.htm

http://www.idthefuture.com/2006/10/does_george_smoot_nobel_laurea.html

“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things came into being through Him, and apart from Him nothing came into being that has come into being.”
John 1:1-3

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