Is Astrology in the Bible?

– The Genesis account tells us that the lights in the heavens are to be for signs, not to be confused with the astrology condemned by the Bible, as pagan in nature. Did the constellations that are now presented as mythological objects originally have a purer, Biblical meaning? In the book of Job, God asks: … Read More

The Origin of the Moon

– Genesis 1:16 tells us that the moon was created by God as a light to rule the night. However, some astronomers have taken God out of the picture, and come up with many theories on how the moon could have originated through cosmic evolution. To name a few, The Fission Theory, The Capture Theory, … Read More

What Would Jesus Believe?

– Recently an article appeared on CNN entitled: “Jesus would believe in evolution and so should you” Well, perhaps the author of that article failed to read the words of Jesus when He said: “From the beginning of the creation God made them male and female.” The Dr. who wrote the piece also said: “There … Read More

Stellar Parallax: The Distance to Stars

– We know that distant stars and galaxies are incredibly far away, and scientists have attempted to measure that distance using various methods. One of the most popular is the method known as Stellar Parallax, the use of trigonometry to determine distance. Stellar Parallax is the apparent shift of a close star in relation to … Read More

What is man?

– Most of us have been taught that we as humans are nothing more than a result of evolution. That millions of years ago, you and I were no more than tiny organisms swimming in a pond. There are those who want us to believe that in between then and now, we were hanging by … Read More

Our Special Earth: The Circum-stellar Habitable Zone

– Every star we see is a burning mass of plasma, similar to the sun. Even so, our sun is not just any old star.  95 percent of all stars are less massive and smaller stars are found in abundance – That is a very important consideration. If the Sun was smaller, then the habitable … Read More

The Rives Theory of Relativity

– Many astronomers use the terms Light Year, Parsec, and Astronomical Unit as if they are understood by everyone. But how many people really know what a Parsec is? How many people fully grasp that a Light Year is the distance light would travel (at 12 million miles a minute) after an entire year? A … Read More

Mars: The Red Planet

– Mars, known as the red planet is the outermost of the rocky planets.  It  has a diameter of approximately 4 thousand miles – about half the size of the Earth. Even though it IS much smaller, Mars – a terrestrial planet – has about the same total land area as the Earth because it … Read More

Our Special Earth: TOO MANY FACTORS

– While many scientists today claim that the earth was formed from cosmic dust billions of years ago, a close look at our planet reveals that it was carefully designed. Earth’s position in the solar system is such that the large outer planets, known as “gas giants” circle and protect earth as they rotate farther … Read More

Our Special Earth: The Galactic Habitable Zone

– When we look at the universe in all its vastness, it is easy to think of the Earth as small, and insignificant. But the earth has some extraordinary characteristics that enable it to survive in a universe that is for the most part hostile to life. The Galactic Habitable Zone is a precise safe … Read More

The Big Bang Theory?

– The Genesis account of creation states that God formed the heaven and the earth in 6 days. He rested on the 7th day, and made it holy. Modern science gives us a contradictory view, cutting God out of the equation entirely. Some theorize that around 14 billion years ago, a giant explosion caused everything … Read More

Betelgeuse and Rigel

– Betelgeuse and Rigel are the brightest stars in the constellation Orion. They are easily seen above and below the famous belt and sword. Betelgeuse, the 9th brightest star in the sky, is a red supergiant. As one of the largest known stars, Betelgeuse is truly a giant – 14 times more massive than our … Read More

Orion: The Great Hunter

– According to Greek mythology, Orion, the son of Poseidon, was blinded by Oenopion, afterwards seeking Helios the sun god to be healed. During the course of his hunting expeditions, he threatened to kill all the living animals, and was subsequently killed himself by a giant scorpion. After his death we’re told that he was … Read More

If The Foundations Be Destroyed…

– If the foundations be destroyed, what can the righteous do? A very important question asked by King David in the eleventh Psalm that makes it clear that the truths of scripture must be defended. What is the basis of our faith – the foundation of what we believe? I believe that foundation can be … Read More

The Hebrew Word Kesiyl – Another Notch in Orion’s Belt

– In ancient Greek literature, Homer and Hesiod refer to Orion as an important constellation, and give us a mythological account of Orion as a great hunter, before he was immortalized as a constellation in the sky. Long before those accounts, Biblical sources offer multiple references to what is translated into English as Orion. In … Read More

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