Number of Galaxies: 50 Billion, 200 Billion and Counting
I recently read an article by a Christian who wrote about the number of galaxies we are told we have in the universe. He remembered years ago that there were 50 billion galaxies in the universe and now he was told at a planetarium in Chicago that there are now 200 billion. My, how the galaxies grow! He said that it is predicted that one day it’ll be 1 trillion galaxies. Lol How can people believe in such numbers? The article goes on to say that scientist have discovered 500 solar systems in the Milky Way.
First, I’d like to ask the “scientists” how they can count all those galaxies. How can they make out lights behind lights? How they can distinguish between galaxies? If the person who believes this is a Christian what they do is say, “What an amazing God we have,” as this guy did. In other words, they put it into their own paradigm. I guess we were all guilty of this at one time. And, we do this to other things that we are told. But to us flat earthers, our God is more amazing that He just made us – as the Bible says – and not trillions of other possible planets out there that could have life! Yes, to know that He came in the flesh to earth and that He doesn’t have to come to trillions of other planets is amazing; to know that the earth is beneath and Heaven above and not a billion light years away. This makes God close and personal and not God that is so far away that our minds cannot grasp the distance.
This article goes on to say that satellite will be launched in 2018 that will have a telescope on it and it will be 1 million miles in space and will – get this – take pictures at -459 degrees Fahrenheit (absolute zero)! Now, has this guy ever figured out how mechanical things can work when it’s that cold? Does he know that we have trucks that can’t start in Alaska when the temperature gets down to 50 degree below zero when the engine is left off for the night? And here a telescope (and satellite) works at absolute zero!
Then he goes on to say, “Jesus merely SPOKE 50,000,000,000 galaxies into existence.” Well, if that is the case, why did God take 5 more days to finish off the earth? (Giving one day for the earth with all the other planets and one day that God rested out of the week leaves five days.) Also, this author regressed and went back to 50 billion and not the 200 billion.
In short, when a person doesn’t know the whole truth they cram and twist what scientists tell them to fit their view of the Universe.