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Science Accuracy in the Bible

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In this lesson a few examples are given that show that the men wrote the Bible made reference to facts that were not common knowledge at the time of their writing. How did they know these things? One explanation is that they were inspired by God, the creator of this world. This lesson helps us understand that the Bible really is from God, not man.

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Science Accuracy in the Bible

  1. 1. Scientific Accuracy in the Bible
  2. 2. Some bad claims to beware of...
  3. 3. Automobiles? Joel 2.3-4
  4. 4. Automobiles? Joel 2.3-4Fire devours in front of them, and behindthem a flame burns. Before them the land islike the garden of Eden, but after them adesolate wilderness, and nothing escapesthem. They have the appearance of horses,and like war-horses they charge.
  5. 5. Automobiles? Joel 2.3-4 NO!Fire devours in front of them, and behindthem a flame burns. Before them the land islike the garden of Eden, but after them adesolate wilderness, and nothing escapesthem. They have the appearance of horses,and like war-horses they charge.
  6. 6. Airplanes? Isaiah 31.5
  7. 7. Airplanes? Isaiah 31.5Like birds hovering overhead, so the Lordof hosts will protect Jerusalem; he willprotect and deliver it, he will spare andrescue it.
  8. 8. Airplanes? Isaiah 31.5 NO!Like birds hovering overhead, so the Lordof hosts will protect Jerusalem; he willprotect and deliver it, he will spare andrescue it.
  9. 9. Oceanography
  10. 10. OceanographyMatthew Fontaine Maury 1806-1873
  11. 11. Oceanography Psalm 8.8 c. 1000 BCthe birds of the air, and the fish of the sea,whatever passes along the paths of the seas.
  12. 12. Oceanography Psalm 8.8 c. 1000 BCthe birds of the air, and the fish of the sea,whatever passes along the paths of the seas.
  13. 13. Oceanography Job 38.16 c. 2000 BCHave you entered into the springs of thesea, or walked in the recesses of the deep?
  14. 14. Oceanography Job 38.16 c. 2000 BCHave you entered into the springs of thesea, or walked in the recesses of the deep?
  15. 15. Oceanography Job 38.16 c. 2000 BCHave you entered into the springs of thesea, or walked in the recesses of the deep?
  16. 16. Oceanography Job 38.16 c. 2000 BCHave you entered into the springs of thesea, or walked in the recesses of the deep?
  17. 17. Astronomy
  18. 18. Astronomy Isaiah 40.22 c. 750 BCIt is he who sits above the circle of theearth, and its inhabitants are likegrasshoppers; who stretches out theheavens like a curtain, and spreads them likea tent to live in;
  19. 19. Astronomy Isaiah 40.22 c. 750 BC roundness, sphericityIt is he who sits above the circle of theearth, and its inhabitants are likegrasshoppers; who stretches out theheavens like a curtain, and spreads them likea tent to live in;
  20. 20. Astronomy Isaiah 40.22 c. 750 BC roundness, sphericityIt is he who sits above the circle of theearth, and its inhabitants are likegrasshoppers; who stretches out theheavens like a curtain, and spreads them likea tent to live in;
  21. 21. Physics
  22. 22. Physics Psalm 102.25-26 c. 1000 BCLong ago you laid the foundation of theearth, and the heavens are the work of yourhands. They will perish, but you endure; theywill all wear out like a garment.You changethem like clothing, and they pass away;
  23. 23. Physics Psalm 102.25-26 c. 1000 BCLong ago you laid the foundation of theearth, and the heavens are the work of yourhands. They will perish, but you endure; theywill all wear out like a garment.You changethem like clothing, and they pass away;
  24. 24. Photo Credits: (All photos from istockphoto.com are copyright protected. Please do not use without permission.)Hummer: http://www.2405.com/press-library/Hummer-H1-2004/hummer-h1-2004-27.jpgAirplane: http://www.public-domain-image.com/vehicles/airplane/slides/airplanes-jets.jpgMaury: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Commander_Matthew_Fontaine_Maury_USN_painting.jpgCurrents: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/06/Corrientes-oceanicas.gifSea Springs: http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-NnnAVzghHVQ/Tn22xsERJYI/AAAAAAAAAQ0/DcNShO8oeFg/s1600/Humeros+negros.jpgMariana Trench: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Marianatrenchmap.pngEarth from Apollo 17: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/9/97/The_Earth_seen_from_Apollo_17.jpg/1023px-The_Earth_seen_from_Apollo_17.jpgIce water: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/0c/Ice_water.jpgBible with plant: http://static-www.icr.org/i/wide/science_start_bible_wide.jpg

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