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The Bible's factual and scientific accuracy proves that it is the Word of God

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The Bible is true not only in statements about man, but also in its statements about everything. Though the Bible is not a scientific manual, it is scientifically accurate, even from its earliest pages, which were written nearly 4,000 years ago.

Creation is made of particles, invisible to our eyes (Hebrews 11:3). Atoms, and other invisible particles are part of everything made by God (John 1:3),(Colossians 1:16-17). The First three verses of Genesis accurately express the all known aspects of the Creation (Genesis 1:1-3). Science expresses the universe in terms of time, space, matter, and energy. So does the first three verses of Genesis Chapter one. "In the beginning (time) God created the heaven (space) and the earth (matter). ...And God said, Let there be light (energy) and there was light".

The Earth is a sphere (Isaiah 40:22) and not flat like people thought. The Earth was designed for biological life (Isaiah 45:18). The Earth was given just the right amount of water to sustain life (Isaiah 40:12). Job describes the amazing hydrological cycle (evaporation, atmospheric circulation, condensation, precipitation, runoff) (Job 38:25-30). The process of evaporation and condensation was not discovered until the 17th century and not well understood until the 20th century.

Our universe is expanding since the beginning (Job 9:8),(Isaiah 42:5), (Jeremiah 51:15),(Zechariah 12:1). The stars in the universe are unique. Each star varies in size and intensity (I Corinthians 15:4).

Light can be divided (Job 38:24). A prism will divide white light into colors of the spectrum. Light can also be sent and manifest in speech (Job 38:35). Just look at the advancement of fiber optics technology.

The Bible says there are paths in the sea (Isaiah 43:16), just like there are jet streams that circle the earth (Ecclesiastes 1:6). Since the 19th century the ocean currents or paths have been charted and ships travel these paths just as trucks travel on roads. Writing in the mid-1800s, Matthew Fontaine Maury, Superintendent of the U.S. Navy's Depot of Charts and Instruments in Washington D.C., observed, "There is a river in the ocean : in the severest droughts it never fails, and in the mightiest floods it never overflows; its banks and its bottom are cold water, while its current is warm ; the Gulf of Mexico is its fountain, and its mouth is in the Arctic Seas. It is the Gulf Stream" (Maury, "The Physical Geography of the Sea, 6th edition, 1856, p. 25).

The Bible says our bodies are made from the dust of the ground. (Genesis 2:7),(Genesis 3:19). The human body comprises of some 28 base and trace elements. All are found in the Earth. Life begins at conception (fertilization)(Jeremiah 1:5). Man is fearfully and wonderfully made (Psalm 139:14). God fashions us in the womb (Job 10: 8-12; 31:15). DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) is the genetic blueprint that is in each and every cell (Psalm 139:13-16). Man is unique among the animal kingdom. Man is not an animal. Man has a conscience (Romans 2:14-15) and animals do not (Psalm 32:9). Man is God's ultimate creation. Scientists cannot explain where man's emotions came from. Matter and energy cannot create "emotions" such as joy, gladness, love, hate, laughter, pleasure, sadness, etc.. The Bible explains where they came from because God create them.

The Bible says plants and animals reproduce after their kind (Genesis 1). This is in perfect harmony with everything that can be observed and tested by modern science. There is great variety within kinds, there is all sorts of different roses, frogs, dogs etc,, but there is no reproduction between kinds. A dog cannot breed with a cat to create cat-dog.

The Bible is not a book of science, but wherever the Bible touches on science, it is accurate. This proves its divine origin, because all other ancient books are filled with scientific errors. Even science books just 100 years old are filled with errors

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