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Astronauts Confiriming Gods Word

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This was extremely cool, however, we know there is no need to defend the WORD!  Nevertheless, it is


For all the scientists out there, and for all the students
who have a hard time convincing these people regarding the truth of the
Bible, here's something that shows God's awesome creation, and that He is still
in control.
Did you know that the space program is busy proving that what has been
called "myth" in the Bible is true? Mr. Harold Hill, President of the Curtis
Engine Company in Baltimore, Maryland, and a consultant in the space
program, relates the following development. "I think one of the most
amazing things that God has done for us today happened recently to our
astronauts and space scientists at GreenBelt, Maryland. They were checking out
where the positions of the sun, moon, and planets would be100 years and 1,000
years from now. We have to know this so we won't send up a satellite and
have it bump into something later on in its orbits. We have to lay out the
orbits in terms of the life of the satellite and where the planets will be
so the whole thing will not bog down.
"They ran the computer measurement back and forth over the centuries, and
it came to a halt. The computer stopped and put up a red signal, which meant
that there was something wrong with either the information fed into it or
with the results as compared to the standards. They called in the service
department to check it out, and they said, 'What's wrong?' Well, they
found there is a day missing in space in elapsed time. They scratched their
heads and tore their hair. There was no answer.
Finally a Christian man on the team said, "You know, one time I was in
Sunday School, and they talked about the sun standing still." While they
idn't believe him, they didn't have an answer either, so they said, 'Show
us.' "He got a Bible and went to the book of Joshua where they found a
pretty ridiculous statement for any one with 'common sense.' There they
found the Lord saying to Joshua, 'Fear them not, I have delivered them
into thy hand; there shall not a man of them stand before thee.' "Joshua was
concerned because he was surrounded by the enemy, and if darkness fell,
they would overpower them. So Joshua asked the Lord to make the sun stand
still!  That's right... 'The sun stood still and the moon stayed and lasted not to
go down about a whole day!' (Joshua 10:12-13)
"The astronauts and scientists said, 'There is the missing day!'
They checked the computers going back into the time it was written and
found it was close but not close enough. The elapsed time that was
missing back in Joshua's day was 23 hours and 20 minutes... not a whole day.
"They read the Bible, and there it was 'about (approximately) a day.'
These little words in the Bible are important, but they were still in
trouble because if you cannot account for 40 minutes, you'll still be in
trouble 1,000 years from now. Forty minutes had to be found because it
can be multiplied many times over in orbits.
As the Christian employee thought about it, he remembered somewhere
in the Bible where it said the sun went BACKWARDS. The scientists told him
he was out of his mind, but they got out the Book and read these words in 2
Kings that told of the following story:
Hezekiah, on his death bed, was visited by the prophet Isaiah who told him
that he was not going to die. Hezekiah asked for a sign as proof. Isaiah
said 'Do you want the sun to go ahead 10 degrees?' Hezekiah said, 'It is
nothing for the sun to go ahead 10 degrees, but let the shadow return
backward 10 degrees.' Isaiah spoke to the Lord, and the Lord brought the
shadow ten degrees BACKWARD! "
Ten degrees is exactly 40 minutes! Twenty-three hours and 20 minutes
in Joshua, plus 40 minutes in Second Kings make the missing day in the
uiverse!" Isn't it amazing?
References: Joshua 10:8 and 12,13 and 2 Kings 20:9-11.
Forward this to as many people who you believe would think this is
equally as cool. Never be afraid to try something new.
Remember, amateurs built the ark.
Professionals built the Titanic.

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