So I had yet another thought about light. Without rereading my previous questions and the answers given in them, I remember asking about whether it is possible for the existence of different kinds of light. This evening, something occurred to me that struck me kind of strongly. God is light! Yes, I know that’s obvious. Still….

Pertaining to the alleged need for light to have travelled for 13.4 billion years (as opposed to only 6,000 or so) in order for us to be able to see the furthest galaxies, and how come we can see the furthest galaxies if Creation hasn't been around long enough that we should be able to see them: It occurs to me that God is light. So, what if we haven’t a need to wait for light to travel from there to here because Light is everywhere present, which is to say that because God is, we can see everything in the universe now. (Someone may be annoyed that I keep coming back to this, but the fact is that we can see the entire universe now!)

Someone once said that that would mean that the events we see having occurred in space far far away never happened. But doesn’t that assume we’re looking back in time the further out we gaze? What if we’re not? Or what if there’s more to space than what we realize? And what if different parts of space act like prisms concerning light and time? What if light is everywhere present because God is, and the universe is lit because God lit the universe on day 1 with himself, his own light? What if his existence is the reason we can see (as far as we know) the furthest reaches of space, but that that works in conglomeration with other yet to be discovered factors that make it possible for those things to all have occurred within 6000 years? What if something like the flood miracle simultaneously occurred in space? What if God didn’t just rip open the fountains of the deep Earth, but ripped apart all of Creation as well, in the space of 40 days and 40 nights?

One thing is for sure: God created all there is in a span of six 24-hour periods of days and nights, approximately 6000 years ago. According to the laws of physics as we understand them today, the things we observe in Nature are not naturally possible. Therefore, isn’t it possible that God may have suspended the laws of physics between the time he first created and today? Isn’t it possible he may have done so more than once; say, at the moment Adam sinned, during the time of the flood, in the time of Peleg, when he held the Sun in place for 24 hours with Joshua, and at the death of our Lord and Savior when he ripped open the tombs and many of the dead rose to life to testify of our Lord?

Afterthought: Then again, I do remember that someone mentioned about there being day and night. So, I'm not sure how that would come into play. It may just nullify everything I just speculated. haha  But there is obviously something different about the light on day one that seems to imply that all of creation had been lighted. Light was there before the Sun and Moon, and before the stars and galaxies. So why shouldn't we be able to see every created thing in existence. It's only reasonable!

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See, this is confusing. I just posted The Light Thing Again and there was no place that indicated any kind of discussion, nor to select what discussion to include it in, yet I see it is posted in Vital Life Questions. I never even viewed Vital Life Questions, let alone attempted to post anything to that topic. Can someone help me understand what it is I am doing wrong?

i just wrote a thread on this .

The bible, implies, light was created by God. Not light sources. so light is everwhere. then he divided it into day/night. so its divided. Yet light doesn't exist in space except in things as a source.

So its a option light is evertywhere and the source only provokes it into being seen.

So there is no light traveling or speed of light but only the provakation is traveling.

so light from the distant galexies is not been traveling but was instant.

its possible now 'light provocation' is interfered with but not originally.

the stars were created on creation week and after a few days and in operation for the purpose they were created. Adam saw all the stars and more probably then we do.

Einstein said in his old age he didn't know what light.

What is light? Here is an altnernative:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SZ5ZWbVWMBU&t=8s

I was trying to read about the light-split experiment and wonder if they where looking at a chain of light rather than light being at two places according to where you look. Does light travel?

Job 38

:19 Where is the way where light dwelleth? and as for darkness, where is the place thereof,
:20 That thou shouldest take it to the bound thereof, and that thou shouldest know the paths to the house thereof?

That's fascinating. My thinking is that whatever light was on day one, it seems to me to be different than light as we understand it today. I'm not saying that's the case. I'm no one to argue with those who are much more in the know than I could ever be. I just like to express ideas as they come to me, and it seems to me that maybe we're just thinking about the whole thing wrongly. As I've stated before, God lit the universe on day one. The one point that baffles me is what someone else rightly pointed out before, and that is that there was evening and a morning. So, it would seem there was a source of either light or dark that caused there to be a break between the two.

Another interesting observation is about something I read this morning from Brian Thomas' article Time and Creation. He said, "One of God's first acts of creation was to invent a giant device to mark time--a spinning earth near a light source that delineated evening and morning." But Scripture says God created light on day one. It doesn't tell us anything about creating any "light sources" until day four. Mr. Thomas is assuming a "light source" because of everything we know about light today; but there isn't any indication in Scripture that a "source" of light was created, but only light.

So then, how was there an evening and a morning? I don't know! haha And I'm not trying to say there wasn't a "light source". I'm only saying that to say there was is to presuppose one. Someone might say that God is light; but, I would reply that He is un-created, and we're talking about light created on day one.

My assumption is this: with the right equipment to help us, I think it has become evident that we can see everything in the entire cosmos regardless of time/distance because God lit the universe on day one. Unless someone wants to suppose we are looking back in time the farther out we peer, that is. The problem with that is the potential for an indefinite amount of time to continue to keep growing indefinitely! Combine that with our knowledge of the Scriptures and it would necessarily mean that distance cannot equal time. There must be another explanation. It must be something else!

So, how could there have been evening and morning? Again, I don't know! And what about all these events we see happening that would seem to have taken place eons ago? That would mean they never really happened? Once again, I don't know that either. I don't know the plausibility, (I'm not a scientist, nor a math scholar by any stretch... hahaha) but maybe they could be supernatural evidence of the result of the fall when Adam broke the universe, or further evidence of Noah's flood. Maybe the flood was universal - so to speak, and not just bound to our Earth.

I don't know. But whatever happened, it cannot contradict God's word! (Which I might be doing too. So, please someone point it out if I am. Thanks!)

Donald Smith said:

What is light? Here is an altnernative:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SZ5ZWbVWMBU&t=8s

I was trying to read about the light-split experiment and wonder if they where looking at a chain of light rather than light being at two places according to where you look. Does light travel?

Job 38

:19 Where is the way where light dwelleth? and as for darkness, where is the place thereof,
:20 That thou shouldest take it to the bound thereof, and that thou shouldest know the paths to the house thereof?

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