Scientific Predictions

Scientific Predictions

The Bible has a number of statements that describe things that science would not discover for centuries or millennia to come. These scientific predictions are evidence that the information came from our Creator.

Prediction Scripture Discovery
Beginning of universe In the beginning, God created the heaven and the earth. ~ Gen 1:1 The universe had a beginning.
Edwin Hubble, 1929.
Biogenesis In the beginning, God created the heaven and the earth. ~ Gen 1:1 Life comes from life. Louis Pasteur, 1864.
Expanding universe It is he [God] that sitteth upon the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers; that stretcheth out the heavens as a curtain, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in: ~ Is 40:22
The burden of the word of the LORD for Israel, saith the LORD, which stretcheth forth the heavens, and layeth the foundation of the earth, and formeth the spirit of man within him. ~ Zech 12:1
And several other scriptures
The universe is expanding.
Edwin Hubble, 1929.
Earth floating free in space He [God] … hangeth the earth upon nothing. ~ Job 26:7b The earth floats free in space.
Round earth 1. For as Jonas was three days and three nights in the whale’s belly; so shall the Son of man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth. ~ Matt 12:40
A person can’t be in the heart of a flat plane.
2. It is he that sitteth upon the circle of the earth ~ from Is 40:22.
The earth as viewed from God, who is omnipresent, appears as a circle from every angle; if it were flat, it would appear as different shapes from different angles.
3. He [God] … hangeth the earth upon nothing. ~ Job 26:7
This indicates a free-floating sphere, like the sun and moon, rather than a flat earth upon a plane.
4. I tell you, in that night there shall be two men in one bed; the one shall be taken, and the other shall be left. Two women shall be grinding together; the one shall be taken, and the other left. Two men shall be in the field; the one shall be taken, and the other left. ~ Luke 17:34-36
These events are all happening simultaneously: people are sleeping and working, indicating a round earth.
The earth is round, not flat.
1st Law of Thermodynamics Thus the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the host of them. ~ Gen 2:1 Energy cannot be created nor destroyed.
Rudolf Clausius, 1850.
2nd Law of Thermodynamics And, Thou, Lord, in the beginning hast laid the foundation of the earth; and the heavens are the works of thine hands: They shall perish; but thou remainest; and they all shall wax old as doth a garment; ~ Heb 1:10-11 The universe degenerates into a more disordered state over time.
Rudolf Clausius, 1850.
Matter made of particles Through faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the word of God, so that things which are seen were not made of things which do appear. ~ Heb 11:3 Matter is made of particles.
John Dalton, 1802.
Dark matter
& black holes
Where is the way where light dwelleth? and as for darkness, where is the place thereof, That thou shouldest take it to the bound thereof, and that thou shouldest know the paths to the house thereof? ~ Job 38:19-20
I clothe the heavens with blackness, and I make sackcloth their covering. ~ Is 50:3
Darkness is a substance.
Fritz Zwicky, 1933. Vera Rubin & Kent Ford, 1978.
Weight of air To make the weight for the winds; and he weigheth the waters by measure. ~ Job 28:25 Air has a weight.
Evangelista Torricelli, 1643.
Jet stream The wind goeth toward the south, and turneth about unto the north; it whirleth about continually, and the wind returneth again according to his circuits. ~ Ecc 1:6 A jet stream is a unique current of air several thousand miles wide and long that is nearly seven miles up in the atmosphere.
Wasaburo Ooishi, 1920s.
Hydrologic cycle For he maketh small the drops of water: they pour down rain according to the vapour thereof: Which the clouds do drop and distil upon man abundantly. ~ Job 36:27-28
All the rivers run into the sea; yet the sea is not full; unto the place from whence the rivers come, thither they return again. ~ Ecc 1:7
When he uttereth his voice, there is a multitude of waters in the heavens, and he causeth the vapours to ascend from the ends of the earth; he maketh lightnings with rain, and bringeth forth the wind out of his treasures. ~ Jer 10:13
It is he that buildeth his stories in the heaven, and hath founded his troop in the earth; he that calleth for the waters of the sea, and poureth them out upon the face of the earth: The LORD is his name. ~ Amos 9:6
There is a continuous movement of water on, above, and below the Earth’s surface.
Bernard Palissy, 1580.
Ocean springs Hast thou entered into the springs of the sea? or hast thou walked in the search of the depth? ~ Job 38:16 There are springs on the ocean floors.
Project FAMOUS, 1973.
Ocean mountains The waters compassed me about, even to the soul: the depth closed me round about, the weeds were wrapped about my head. I went down to the bottoms of the mountains; the earth with her bars was about me for ever: yet hast thou brought up my life from corruption, O LORD my God. ~ Jonah 2:5-6 There are mountains on the ocean floors.
Charles Wyville Thomson, 1872.
Ocean currents The fowl of the air, and the fish of the sea, and whatsoever passeth through the paths of the seas. ~ Ps 8:8 There are currents in the oceans.
Matthew Fontaine Maury, 1847.

Sources:
King James Bible ~ Kindle Version ~ Online
Scientific Facts in the Bible
Hidden Treasures in the Book of Job

Eternal Productions
In Plain Site
Let Us Reason Ministries
Rare Universe
Testing Worldviews
Planet Zion

Scientific Predictions