This is real history, crucial-to-know history, very old history.
Before the Beginning: Appreciating the Thought of an Ancient Cosmologist
But did you know there is even older history that precedes the creation of the heavens and the Earth? The Word of God reveals that very important events happened before the beginning. Before the beginning, the Father and the Son enjoyed a relationship characterized by love and glory. Before the world was created, love and glory were shared between the Father and the Son.
God the Father, who is great and honorable and glorious beyond human comprehension, shared that greatness and glory and honor with His Son, whom He loved from all eternity. God the Father and God the Son share the same glorious nature — divine, eternal, uncreated, and full of love — but they are distinct Persons. The Father is distinct and separate from the Son. The Son is distinct and separate from the Father. From all eternity, the Father was distinct and separate from the Son, and the Son was distinct and separate from the Father.
From all eternity, the Father and the Son enjoyed a relationship, a fellowship characterized by a sharing of eternal love and glory. The heavenly host was created before the universe was made: God asked Job: Where were you when I founded the Earth … when the morning stars sang together, and all the sons of God shouted for joy? Job The morning stars and the sons of God refer to angels. To witness the creation, they had to have been created before God founded the Earth.
Not only were the angels in existence before the foundation of the Earth, but a third of them had already rebelled against the High King of Heaven, and His Son, King Messiah : Satan, the leader of the fallen angels, was already evil when he appeared to Eve in Genesis 3. Therefore the rebellion of the angels had to have taken place before then. The angels were the ones who introduced evil into the universe. Mankind would join the rebellion of the fallen angels and add to their evil — which God knew would happen before it happened.
Before He created the universe, God knew that mankind would join the rebellion of the fallen angels. And God the Father knew that His Son would come into this world, be rejected by human beings and be delivered up to death — in order to redeem an elect remnant of human beings.
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God had a predetermined plan to redeem us involving the death of the Seed of the Woman — the Messiah. For He was foreknown before the foundation of the world 1 Peter Before the first day, God the Father knew that His Son would become the redeemer of fallen humanity. In love He predestined us, He determined in advance, to adoption as sons, that we would be His children, through Yeshua the Messiah Ephesians Before the first atom came into being, God had a plan to create and redeem a select group of human beings, human beings who would be ruined by the Fall, and be unholy, sinful and corrupt.
Those chosen ones will be united to the Messiah and become the holy and blameless and beloved sons and daughters of God. And, there is no higher honor, no greater thing, than being a child of God. Christians and Messianic Jews were known by God before they came into being, before the universe was made. Taking Krauss and the author of Genesis 1 as responsible cosmologists, separated by almost 2, years, we can compare their methods and assumptions. In chapter 48, Maimonides teaches that, in the Bible natural things, "which always follow their course, such as the melting of the snow when the air becomes warm and waves being stirred Maimonides insight about the biblical text points to a truism: biblical authors often leave out "the intermediate causes," those natural causes that result in or precipitate an event and affect its outcome.
The authors prefer to jump directly to the First Cause. Modern physics traces causes as far back as it is able using physics, and most importantly, without recourse to what the ancient cosmologist of the Bible would have considered the original cause: God, his power, and his will. Atypically, however, Genesis 1 does not carry everything back to a First Cause. The author of Gen says nothing about the origin of what he inferred to be the primal stuff in the cosmos because he understood that it was always there.
Some modern physicists, like Krauss, would agree on this point. Unlike a modern physicist, however, the author of Genesis 1 was not ethically neutral about the created world. He understood not that it was merely "good," but that it was "very good" Gen In short, the author of Genesis is very much like a modern cosmologist in a very important way. The modern cosmologist works with the assumption that the universe that he or she perceives is explicable.
The author of Genesis also believed that the world that he perceived and the pre-world cosmos that he inferred were explicable. It is that fundamental premise, that the world and its origins can be explained, that undergirds the project of cosmology, whether today or in ancient times. Please support us. They are unable to withstand critiques that may come from multiple directions such as better theorizing, mathematics, observations, and experiments.
He allows that scientific ideas, including his own, are regularly disproven and invalidated. A few ideas, however, make it through the gauntlet of skeptical challenges, emerging unscathed or, more often, slightly scarred and thereby improved. Then, they advance a notch, from the status of ideas to that of theories. The very best, the most robust, insightful, and useful advance from theories to the status of laws. YouTube contains many versions of this lecture delivered around the world since as well as interviews in which Krauss explains how and why his work, building on that of others, leads to new conclusions.
Some ideas developed in this book appeared in slightly different more expanded formulations in earlier works referred to below.
I will explain its significance later. With a single exception, I will not discuss this topic in this devar torah. Abraham and J.
Lacking the ability to conceptualize and visualize it, as well as a vocabulary with which to express it, he was unable to record his ideas on parchment. He was writing about what he could neither see nor experience. He did not base his arguments on what he considered inconclusive scriptural texts, but on philosophical grounds alone. He was aware that biblical texts could be cited against his position if they were read literally. See chapter I would like to receive new essays When published Before Shabbat.
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