Do you think part of the reason for the exploration of Comet 67P is an attempt to find evidence that God did not create the heavens and the earth?


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Do you think part of the reason for the exploration of Comet 67P is an attempt to find evidence that God did not create the heavens and the earth?


Tedís Response:

That is an interesting question. On November 12, 2014, a spacecraft launched from earth landed on Comet 67P.

I think most scientists believe that all the water and organic (carbon-based) material on the earth came from countless comets slamming into the earth. By examining the composition of this particular comet, which they already know contains a great abundance of water, I assume that they are looking for organic material similar to what is found on earth. Then, in their eyes, that will "prove" their theory that basic life came here from outer space.

Most scientists seem to feel that life began from simple organic molecules and then evolved into all the life that we see on earth today, including human life. They don't need (or want) a God to have created all the species of life. Finding water and basic organic molecules on the comet will enable them to claim that life on earth came from space in an elemental form and evolved over eons of time. In that sense, I see this mission to the comet as a "slap in God's face."

Genesis 1:2 indicates that the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters on the earth. To me, that shows how there already was water on the earth in its very early stages; it didn't need to get here from millions of wet comets crashing into our planet. And the remainder of Genesis 1 shows that God Himself created all forms of life from scratch. But I think the majority of scientists see God and the creation account in Genesis as make-believe fantasies, and what they find on the comet will seem (to them) to confirm their fallacies about God.

Interestingly, as part of God's wrath in the future, during the "day of vengeance," two great objects will fall onto the earth (Revelation 8:8-11), causing tremendous destruction and devastation. I suspect that one of them will be a comet, and maybe the other will be an asteroid. If a comet does slam into the earth, maybe it will be as though God is saying, "So you think that life came to earth from comets? Well, you didn't need to go land on one in an attempt to validate your mistaken delusions. Here is one for you to examine up close and in person."


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