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Does Science Agree With The Bible? by lovingJehovah: 7:36pm On Nov 15, 2017
Yes, for although the Bible is not a science textbook, it is accurate when it mentions matters of science. Consider some examples showing that science and the Bible agree and that the Bible contains scientific facts that differed greatly from the beliefs of many people living at the time it was written.

The universe had a beginning. (Genesis 1:1) In contrast, many ancient myths describe the universe, not as being created, but as being organized from existing chaos. The Babylonians believed that the gods that gave birth to the universe came from two oceans. Other legends say that the universe came from a giant egg.
The universe is governed day-to-day by rational natural laws, not by the whims of deities. (Job 38:33; Jeremiah 33:25) Myths from around the world teach that humans are helpless before the unpredictable and sometimes merciless acts of the gods.
The earth is suspended in empty space. (Job 26:7) Many ancient peoples believed that the world was a flat disk supported by a giant or an animal, such as a buffalo or a turtle.
Rivers and springs are fed by water that has evaporated from the oceans and other sources and then has fallen back to earth as rain, snow, or hail. (Job 36:27, 28; Ecclesiastes 1:7; Isaiah 55:10; Amos 9:6) The ancient Greeks thought that rivers were fed by underground ocean water, and this idea persisted into the 18th century.
The mountains rise and fall, and today’s mountains were once under the ocean. (Psalm 104:6, cool In contrast, several myths say that the mountains were created in their current form by the gods.
Sanitary practices protect health. The Law given to the nation of Israel included regulations for washing after touching a dead body, quarantining those with infectious disease, and disposing of human waste safely. (Leviticus 11:28; 13:1-5; Deuteronomy 23:13) By contrast, one of the Egyptian remedies in use when these commands were given called for applying to an open wound a mixture that included human excrement.
Are there scientific errors in the Bible?

A reasonable examination of the Bible shows the answer to be no. Here are some common misconceptions about the scientific accuracy of the Bible:

Myth: The Bible says that the universe was created in six 24-hour days.

Fact: According to the Bible, God created the universe in the indefinite past. (Genesis 1:1) Also, the days of creation described in chapter 1 of Genesis were epochs whose length is not specified. In fact, the entire period during which earth and heaven were made is also called a “day.”—Genesis 2:4.

Myth: The Bible says that vegetation was created before the sun existed to support photosynthesis.—Genesis 1:11, 16.

Fact: The Bible shows that the sun, one of the stars that make up “the heavens,” was created before vegetation. (Genesis 1:1) Diffused light from the sun reached the earth’s surface during the first “day,” or epoch, of creation. As the atmosphere cleared, by the third “day” of creation, the light was strong enough to support photosynthesis. (Genesis 1:3-5, 12, 13) Only later did the sun become distinctly visible from the surface of the earth.—Genesis 1:16.

Myth: The Bible says that the sun revolves around the earth.

Fact: Ecclesiastes 1:5 says: “The sun rises, and the sun sets; then it hurries back to the place where it rises again.” However, this statement merely describes the apparent motion of the sun as viewed from the earth. Even today, a person can use the words “sunrise” and “sunset,” yet he knows that the earth revolves around the sun.

Myth: The Bible says that the earth is flat.

Fact: The Bible uses the phrase “the ends of the earth” to mean “the most distant part of the earth”; this does not imply that the earth is flat or that it has an edge. (Acts 1:8; footnote) Likewise, the expression “the four corners of the earth” is a figure of speech referring to the entire surface of the earth; today a person might use the four points of the compass as a similar metaphor.—Isaiah 11:12; Luke 13:29.

Myth: The Bible says that the circumference of a circle is exactly three times its diameter, but the correct value is pi (π), or about 3.1416.

Fact: The measurements of “the Sea of cast metal” given at 1 Kings 7:23 and 2 Chronicles 4:2 indicate that it had a diameter of 10 cubits and that “it took a measuring line 30 cubits long to encircle it.” These dimensions might have been merely the nearest round numbers. It is also possible that the circumference and diameter represented inner and outer measurements of the basin respectively.
Re: Does Science Agree With The Bible? by Martinez19(m): 7:39pm On Nov 15, 2017
The bible and science doesn't agree with each other.
Re: Does Science Agree With The Bible? by lovingJehovah: 7:44pm On Nov 15, 2017
To what extent?
Martinez19:
The bible and science doesn't agree with each other.
Re: Does Science Agree With The Bible? by Martinez19(m): 7:49pm On Nov 15, 2017
lovingJehovah:
To what extent?
First of all, science is not in agreement with the fact that Yahweh exists. undecided
Re: Does Science Agree With The Bible? by lovingJehovah: 7:52pm On Nov 15, 2017
Does science agree that the earth is round?
Martinez19:
First of all, science is not in agreement with the fact that Yahweh exists. undecided
Re: Does Science Agree With The Bible? by Graycoder: 7:54pm On Nov 15, 2017
Second of all, science does not agree that a person can be born without the genetic composition of a father.
Re: Does Science Agree With The Bible? by Martinez19(m): 7:54pm On Nov 15, 2017
lovingJehovah:
Does science agree that the earth is round?
science says the earth is an oblate spheroid. undecided the bible says the earth is flat and it's disc shaped.
Re: Does Science Agree With The Bible? by Graycoder: 7:55pm On Nov 15, 2017
Third of all, science does not believe there are souls and spirits.
Re: Does Science Agree With The Bible? by Graycoder: 7:56pm On Nov 15, 2017
Fourth of all, There is nothing like an eternity in science. And nobody created the universe by just commanding it to happen.
Re: Does Science Agree With The Bible? by lovingJehovah: 7:56pm On Nov 15, 2017
what generation of science are you quoting?
Martinez19:
science says the earth is an oblate spheroid. undecided the bible says the earth is flat and it's disc shaped.
Re: Does Science Agree With The Bible? by Martinez19(m): 7:58pm On Nov 15, 2017
lovingJehovah:
what generation of science are you quoting?
oya e don do. Make I go rest. Carry your problems dey go.
Re: Does Science Agree With The Bible? by lovingJehovah: 7:58pm On Nov 15, 2017
We are not going into scientific theses. Did you read the article before commenting?
Graycoder:
Fourth of all, There is nothing like an eternity in science. And nobody created the universe by just commanding it to happen.
Re: Does Science Agree With The Bible? by Graycoder: 8:02pm On Nov 15, 2017
lovingJehovah:
We are not going into scientific theses. Did you read the article before commenting?

How do you want to talk about science without going into its thesis?

If the Bible does not agree with scientific thesis, then your post is shambles
Re: Does Science Agree With The Bible? by lovingJehovah: 8:07pm On Nov 15, 2017
That is why I asked if you read the article before commenting. It says, "does science agree with..." not if the Bible agrees with...
We are not talking about scientific Theses, we are talking about scientific facts compared to the Bible's message.
Graycoder:


How do you want to talk about science without going into its thesis?

If the Bible does not agree with scientific thesis, then your post is shambles
Re: Does Science Agree With The Bible? by Homeboiy: 8:12pm On Nov 15, 2017
I don't know

But the Evolution of life is true
Re: Does Science Agree With The Bible? by Graycoder: 8:14pm On Nov 15, 2017
lovingJehovah:
That is why I asked if you read the article before commenting. It says, "does science agree with..." not if the Bible agrees with...
We are not talking about scientific Theses, we are talking about scientific facts compared to the Bible's message.

The topic of the thread is "Does science agree with the bible?"

You're totally asking if the scientific thesis agrees with the Bible. And I said NO. What are you defending against?

Scientific facts are born out of scientific thesis. You got no point of note.

And the scientific facts also do not still agree with the Bible.
Re: Does Science Agree With The Bible? by lovingJehovah: 8:31pm On Nov 15, 2017
I guess scientists would understand better. My point is, to what extent does Science agree with the Bible?
I never asked you such a question in the emboldened below. Read our conversation again. I only asked you if you read the article before commenting, that's all.
Graycoder:


The topic of the thread is "Does science agree with the bible?"
You're totally asking if the scientific thesis agrees with the Bible. And I said NO. What are you defending against?
Scientific facts are born out of scientific thesis. You got no point of note.
And the scientific facts also do not still agree with the Bible.
Re: Does Science Agree With The Bible? by Graycoder: 8:42pm On Nov 15, 2017
lovingJehovah:
I guess scientists would understand better. My point is, to what extent does Science agree with the Bible?
I never asked you such a question in the emboldened below. Read our conversation again. I only asked you if you read the article before commenting, that's all.

Oga I have read your article and there's no trying to hide behind it.

You didn't simply ask to what extent science agrees with science, you cherry picked what favors the bible in science, I and Martinez just came up with the facts you ignored.


If hide and seek is what you want to keep playing, then in Martinez's voice, carry your wahala and go.
Re: Does Science Agree With The Bible? by lovingJehovah: 8:44pm On Nov 15, 2017
Thanks for spending your time with me.
Graycoder:

Oga I have read your article and there's no trying to hide behind it.
You didn't simply ask to what extent science agrees with science, you cherry picked what favors the bible in science, I and Martinez just came up with the facts you ignored.
If hide and seek is what you want to keep playing, then in Martinez's voice, carry your wahala and go.

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