God is also science, and much more. Since he created everything, he knows all about it. If you wanted to know how a machine works, ask the engineer who designed the machine.
Canst thou bind the sweet influences of Pleiades, or loose the bands of Orion?
Job is the oldest book in the Bible. It is not the oldest events, but the first book actually written, even before Moses penned Genesis.
So here we are about 3,500 years later with our telescopes studying the constellations. We find out that the stars of the constellation Pleiades (aka The Seven Sisters) are configured in such a way that their gravitational “influences” cause the entire configuration of the constellation to remain constant.
If you could see Pleiades 1,000 years from now, it would look the same as it does today. In the oldest words, God did “bind the sweet influences of Pleiades”.
We also find that the stars of Orion are not gravitationally bound to each other. If you could see Orion 1,000 years from now, it would not look the same as it does today. In the oldest words, God asked if man could “loose the bands of Orion”. Obviously man can’t.
These influences are what they are as designed and created. So said the engineer long ago.
Hast thou entered into the springs of the sea?
The sea has springs? When did natural man go down into the sea and discover the springs? Way after 1500 B.C.! In fact, it was the 1900’s.
Here’s a real simple one: God declared the earth to be a sphere about 800 B.C., at least a few hundred years ahead of man.
It is he that sitteth upon the circle of the earth, ……
Suggestion: Study Job Chapters 38 and 39
Please let us know of a scientific fact that was originally documented in the Bible prior to natural man discovering the same fact hundreds or thousands of years later.
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