Six years ago I worked on this as a chapter or article, but never submitted it to a journal. I decided to post it since I believe it can give insight into my belief that the Bible is accurate. However, we have such limited amount of information available against which to evaluate what is written that it is all too often considered inconsistent and unbelievable.
Neurophysiology, Astrophysics, and Jesus Christ: The Pineal, Darkness, and the Light
Robert A. Moss, Ph.D., ABN/ABPP
Within the book of Genesis, there are a number of miracles described. There is the account of the longevity of Adam and his descendents, the birth of a son to an advanced aged and barren woman, and dreams of future events. Both the Old and New Testaments describe healing of lifelong physical abnormalities and recent illnesses, as well as bringing deceased individuals back to life. There is the description of Moses developing a radiance/whitening due to exposure to the Lord God, and Jesus showing similar change in the transfiguration. The first chapter of John clearly identifies Jesus Christ as the Word and the Light, being present in the beginning and having all creation brought forth through Him. In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus talks about the “eye” and its importance in discerning direction from God. The last chapters of Revelation describe Jesus as the lamp that lights the new Heaven and Earth, with there being continuous light in the absence of the sun. He describes himself as the Alpha and the Omega, present from the beginning to the end of all creation.
What has all this to do with neurophysiology and astrophysics? If indeed the Lord God Jesus Christ is the center of all, both seen and unseen, then there will eventually have to be a convergence of all factually based scientific theories to Jesus Christ. The numerous miracles of the Bible are mere hints of how it will be in an eternity in the presence of our perfect God. As I watch the recent developments in various scientific fields, I firmly believe there is convergence from apparently unrelated fields. I hope to use this chapter to explain some of these.
I will start with a brief explanation of recent theoretical formulations tied to the universe, followed by a discussion of the formation and function of the human brain in relation to Biblical perspectives. Based on these formulations, I will then apply these to the miracles throughout the Bible and how these relate to the end of creation as we know it. In the process of my discussion, please do not lose sight of the goal. This is to present information supporting the fact that faith in Jesus Christ is the only way to have eternal life in the presence of a perfect God.
Before the Light
Prior to God’s first act of creation, there were already several things that existed. These are God, the Spirit of God, the waters, and darkness. Since all existed prior to the formation of the universe, none of these relate to physical matter as we know it. Next, God said “let there be light.” I have previously indicated (Moss, 2001) my belief that the Light is Lord God Jesus Christ, which would be consistent with the first chapter of John. The light was called “good” and separated from the darkness (which was never called good). Therefore, prior to the creation of the physical universe, the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit were present, as was the darkness.
Over the past 80 years, there has been a rapidly developing change in what was believed to be a steady state universe. Originating in the early 1930’s and solidifying as the predominant view in the 1960’s, the “Big Bang Theory” developed. As most readers are aware, this was the theorized original explosion leading to an expanding universe. In the 1990’s into the early 2000’s, further information led to the description of the universe as continuing to expand and being relatively flat. For the serious reader, Nicolson (2007) provides a thorough discussion of the factors related to the development of these theories.
In the recent years, two books with the same name, The God Theory, have been written. The first was by a geologist, Ronald Lewis Tarter (2002), and the other by an astrophysicist, Bernard Haisch (2006). Each discusses points relevant to this chapter, though the conclusions I draw differ significantly from these authors.
Tarter (2002) provides an account of the Big Bang in which the light is a byproduct of the initial explosion, which he says supports the Genesis creation description. He goes on to discuss how the description of the Earth in Genesis 2 is consistent with the geological events that would have occurred. In his view of the fate of the universe, he believes it will collapse onto itself due to gravity and result in a massive black hole. He believes this is consistent with the Lake of Fire since extreme heat would result. It is this last conclusion that is largely conflict with current cosmological theory (Nicolson, 2006) in which the universe is believed to be accelerating in its expansion, as opposed to decelerating. Thus, it would appear there will be no such end, though Nicolson notes some theories suggest this remains a possibility provided there is an alteration in the dark energy. However, I will use a similar concept to explain how his conclusion of a massive black hole may well be a viable explanation of the Lake of Fire that Jesus described as “…the outer darkness, where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.” (Matthew 22:13)
Haisch (2006) takes a completely different approach in his version of The God Theory. He explains how Einstein’s theory of relativity indicates light is unbounded by time and space, but adds a theory that he and his colleagues developed (Haisch, Rueda, & Puthoff, 1994). In his book, Haisch states, “… there exists a background sea of quantum light (the electromagnetic zero point field) filling the universe, and that generates a force that opposes when you push on any material object. The action of that quantum light is what makes matter the seemingly solid, stable stuff of which we and our world are made.” (p. 82) “Zero point fields” refer to the small electromagnetic energy (i.e., light) fields that exist in a vacuum devoid of everything. In other words, light interacting with light could result in the physical universe. Unfortunately, the limited space of this chapter will not allow for a detailed discussion of this subject and the interested reader would find his book quite interesting. However, his conclusion is that ours is but one of many universes and it exists with its present laws of physics which may be quite different than other universes. In this regard, he surmises that multiverses are the way that God may have chosen to experience himself. Obviously, this is not consistent with Christian beliefs, though the information he presents is consistent in my view.
In these two books, light is a key to understanding everything. Yet, both ignore the darkness, which was also present prior to the formation of the physical universe. As noted by Nicolson (2007), baryonic matter (i.e., matter as we know it composed of protons and neutrons that is luminous) appears to comprise only about 4% of the entire universe. This leaves an amazing 96% of the universe which is not light interacting matter. What is the composition of the rest of the universe? Most recent estimates are that 23% consists of some mysterious dark matter, and the other 73% consists of even more mysterious dark energy. Though there are numerous theories that are under scrutiny, none seem to provide an adequate explanation of dark matter and dark energy. Regardless of what emerges, suffice it to say that the first chapter of the Bible clearly identifies the existence of darkness that our advanced science has only recently recognized. I will return to further discussion of darkness, light, and the fate of the universe, but I now want to shift focus to what initially would appear to be an unrelated area.
Neurophysiology and the Trinity of Man
My area of expertise lies in understanding the brain and human behavior. A theory of brain functioning that originated while I was teaching neuropsychology 24 years ago has finally became publishable (Moss, 2006) due to the rapidly developing field of brain imaging. I have been applying this theory to the understanding of psychotherapy, human behavior, and the Bible for 20 years, having written several books in this regard (Moss, 1993a; 1993b; 2001a; 2001b). The first theoretical article relating the brain model to the treatment of past negative emotional memories in psychotherapy was recently published in a peer reviewed journal (Moss, 2007). I would like to briefly present information related to this brain model as related to the Biblical concepts of “mind” and “heart.”
The two cortices are viewed as semi-independent functioning minds. Within the suggested parallel processing design, whichever side can best respond to an ongoing situation is the side that assumes control of the ensuing response. Both hemispheres receive similar sensory input. The posterior lobes (i.e., parietal, temporal, and occipital) are involved with processing and memory storage tied to incoming sensory information, while the frontal lobes are involved with analysis, planning, and response initiation, as well as associated memories of such activities. The left cortex processes sensory information in a detailed manner, resulting in its being slower than the right. The right cortex processes the information much faster, but in a global, less detailed manner. There is exchange of information between the sides, though this exchange can be both excitatory and inhibitory. From a developmental perspective, there is initially only very limited information exchange between lobes within each side, and between the hemispheres. This allows each cortical area to develop fully its memories and associated processing prior to influence from more distal areas. Additionally, left hemisphere functions (e.g., receptive and expressive speech) will develop slower than those of the right hemisphere (e.g., non-verbal emotional analyses and responses) since there are a greater number of cortical columns and interconnections associated with left hemisphere functions. A final point is that the right hemisphere’s global processing allows for faster responses if confronted with outside danger, thus, suggesting this side is best equipped to respond and will assume behavioral control while in a negative emotional state.
The left cortex would primarily handle language functions since this is highly detailed. Thus, the left posterior areas would be involved in understanding (including memory storage) both spoken and written language, while the left frontal lobe would control spoken language, including the motor memories of language. Thus, thinking verbally is a left cortical process. In contrast, the right cortex would be involved in many less detailed, global functions, including non-verbal emotional analyses and responses. The right posterior areas would be involved in understanding (including memory storage) emotional behaviors shown by others, as well as storage of external (e.g., sight, sound) and internal (e.g., visceral responses) sensory memories tied to emotions. The right frontal lobe would be involved in emotional expressions, including the motor memories of such expressions.
With reference to the brain model, the Biblical reference to “mind” would be the left hemisphere verbal-thinking, while the “heart” would refer to the emotional-thinking right hemisphere. The heart is the primary determinant of what we perceive as positive and negative in our emotions. Please note that the heart (i.e., right hemisphere) is just as conscious as the mind (i.e., left hemisphere) and can control a person’s behavior equally as well. From a Biblical standpoint, the heart is obviously regarded as being capable of such control in human behavior. I have suggested (Moss, 2001a) that the primary goal of human behavior as we interact with our world (including relationships) is to activate positive emotions and deactivate/avoid negative emotions. This is consistent with the Biblical view of humans as worldly, or fleshly, creatures in which they are controlled by emotions evoked by their interactions with the physical world.
I have also previously suggested (Moss, 1993a) that we were created in God’s image, with most Christians accepting the view of God as a trinity. The third part of humans is Biblically called the spirit, or soul. Although it is not physical, it appears clear that the soul is connected with the mind and heart. I have suggested this connection is through the pineal body and I will briefly provide some information for such speculation.
The pineal body is located in the center of the brain and is the only non-paired structure in the brain. It is unique in many aspects, having both neural and glandular functions. It has light sensitive cells, which is rather strange since it has no direct input from the eyes. It is responsible for setting the circadian, or daily, body rhythms. It produces melatonin in a circadian fashion. As I will note, melatonin is now being linked to a number of medical findings. However, I wish to first want to briefly discuss the implications if the pineal is actually the “eye” to which Jesus referred and how this relates to the Light, which is Jesus.
In Matthew, Jesus provides several statements that apply to the foregoing description of the human mind, heart, and spirit. In 6:2-4, He talks about not giving to the needy for public recognition and that if one gives to the needy with the right hand, the left hand should not know what it is doing. Otherwise, one already has the reward in this life and not in heaven. Neurophysiologically, the right hand is controlled by the left hemisphere (mind). If the right hemisphere (heart), controlling the left hand, is aware, it experiences the positive emotions and the act has been done to receive that worldly praise and recognition. However, if the act was secretly and received no worldly recognition, it was truly done to please God.
In Matthew 6:22-23, Jesus says, “The eye is the lamp of the body. If the eyes are good, your whole body will be good. But if your eyes are bad, your whole body will be full of darkness. If the light within you is darkness, how great is that darkness!” He then notes it is not possible to serve two masters, both God and mammon. This can be an indication that the only manner of receiving direction from the spiritual light is through the “eye” which is attuned to Jesus Christ, the Light. Thus, being a slave to Him requires internal direction through the “eye” as opposed to those who are slaves to the world who depend on their five senses. In Matthew 7:3-6, He also talks of taking out the plank in one’s own eye so that one can see clearly to remove the speck from your brother’s eye. Again, this seems to suggest that one has to have spiritual direction from the internal “eye” to truly do God’s will. Consistent with this is Matthew 15:14 in which Jesus refers to the Pharisees as blind guides leading blind people and falling into a pit. In this case, the blindness would be spiritual in nature since the Pharisees were unable to receive direction from God through the internal “eye.”
If the pineal is indeed the eye, it would be expected that the human’s soul would be connected. Being spiritual, the soul is eternal and not matter. It seems to be a reasonable conclusion that the only way one can receive direction from the Holy Spirit would be through one’s own spirit. This would suggest that God’s connection by the Holy Spirit to the human’s soul and the internal eye, or pineal, would be critical to being perceptive to God’s directions. I believe it also serves to explain certain miracles related to the human body.
Melatonin received its name due to its blanching effect on amphibian skin. If one is in prolonged direct contact with God through His Spirit, would it then be possible that the internal eye could lead to whitening such as in the case of Moses and Jesus? Recent research (Bellipanni, Bianchi, Pierpaoli, Bulian, & Ilyia, 2001) has shown that administration of melatonin to perimenopausal and menopausal women appeared to result in recovery of pituitary (controlling ovarian cyclicity) and thyroid functions towards a more juvenile pattern of regulation. Would it then be possible that direct contact with God’s Spirit though the pineal could result in Sarah’s ability to have Isaac at such an old age?
Pierpaoli has published other articles implicating melatonin as being related to aging (Pierpaoli, 1998; Pierpaoli & Lesnikov, 1997), cancer (Bulian & Pierpaoli, 2000) and neurodegenerative diseases (Pierpaoli, 2005). In Genesis 2, it indicates that the Lord God breathed into Adam the breath of “life” (i.e., chay). In my book, In Pursuit of the Light (2001b), I have previously discussed a distinction between two words in Hebrew and Greek that refer to life and living. The Hebrew “chay” and Greek “zoe” are words that I believe refer to our human spirit being in connection with God, while the Hebrew “nephesh” and Greek “psyche” would refer to our spirit’s connection to our own mind and heart. If so, this passage would indicate that Adam had the direct connection to the Lord God in spirit through his internal eye, or pineal body. It seems this could serve to explain how Adam, and his early descendents, could have such long lives and continue to bear children at times they were hundreds of years old. The spiritual input to the pineal could keep the melatonin levels at extremely high levels and maintain youth and disease resistance. However, in Genesis 6:3, the Lord God indicated his Spirit would not remain in man and his days would be 120 years. The 120 years can be interpreted as the time until the Flood, or it can be interpreted as how long the human can remain physically alive under the best of conditions without the direct pineal body connection to God’s Spirit. As one reads Genesis from that point forward, Adam’s descendents live progressively less and less years, being consistent with less of a connection with God’s Spirit that would allow maintenance of youth.
The Nature of Darkness and the Eye
Let’s now return to the beginning, prior to the existence of the universe. As mentioned, darkness was one of the things that pre-existed. In my previous book (2001b), I indicated my belief that the darkness relates to Satan. When the Light (i.e., Lord God Jesus Christ) was born, it indicates He was separated from the darkness. At that point, there is no time or matter. There was then separation of the water above versus water under the expanse. Since the waters pre-existed the formation of the universe, these would not be the physical matter we know as water. The universe with matter and time would then begin. Based on the zero point field theory previously discussed, then Light would act against Light to form matter and time as we know it began. In this formulation, Jesus is that Light and everything that exists is a part of him.
John 1:1-5 indicates that Jesus (i.e., the Word) was with God and was God in the beginning. Through Jesus all things were made and in Him was life (i.e., zoe) and that life was the light of men. Notably, John says the light shines in the darkness and the darkness has not understood it. John (1:10) goes on to say that the world was made through Him. This would certainly be consistent with the formulation that everything that interacts with light in the universe is simply a part of the Light Himself. However, as He created matter and time, there are also other aspects that exist “within” Him as he exists as the universe. These would be the water and the darkness. Thus, there is water and darkness above the expanse and below it. It seems feasible that the “darkness” existing prior to the formation of the universe is what is now called dark energy. It is mysterious, but it currently represents the dominant force of the universe. It is believed to be repulsive (in contrast to gravity), which is the manner in which it keeps the universe expanding.
Thus far, I have provided suggestions on the nature of the Light and darkness, but what are the “waters”? There are a number of aspects of the Bible that have yet to be explained. For example, from what is the origin of angels, demons, seraphim, and cherubim? More personally relevant to us, of what are our spirits, or souls, made? Let me now suggest that all of these are spiritual and have their origin in the waters that existed from the beginning. With this last postulate in mind, I will now provide a theoretical explanation of how these relate to Jesus Christ as the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end. Obviously, being theory, I hope no one automatically accepts this as a completely factual account. Instead, it is the best possible account I have derived incorporating data from neurophysiology, cosmology, and the Bible.
A Theory of All, From Alpha to Omega
The Spirit of God was over the spiritual waters that would become everything spiritual described in the Bible. Spirit can interact with spirit, but much more would be needed to give birth to a new Spirit of God. In fact, it would appear there are actual risks. The embryo of the new God is the Light, born of the will of God. The embryo was the Word, which is “Light”. Everything that is brought into existence through the Light is called “good” and it is separated from the darkness (i.e., dark energy). Light was called “day” and darkness was called “night”. This is the first stage of what would be necessary to create the new Spirit of God, the first “day” (i.e., first “Light”). In other words, the “day” is the Light and the successive “days” of creation are simply the stages of the Light’s development that would lead to the formation of the new Spirit of God.
The second stage was the formation of the expanse that separated water from water. This was called “sky”, but should not be confused with what we call sky since it preceded all matter. The expanse has the capability of dividing the spiritual “waters”, but it does not divide Light from darkness. Thus, both light and darkness have access to the “waters”. The water above the expanse exists in the presence of the Father and the Spirit of God, thus being the living (i.e., “chay” or “zoe”) water. However, the water below is no longer in the presence of the Father or the Spirit of God since the expanse separates spiritual from spiritual.
The spiritual water is gathered into “seas” and then, less than one second after the physical universe began, Light interacts with Himself (zero point fields) to form the “land” (i.e., baryonic particles and antibaryonic particles). The majority of particles, in turn, annihilated each other, which formed “photons” (or light as we know it in our universe). Interestingly, there was a strange situation as noted by Nicolson (2006). There were slightly more baryons than antibaryons. Had this not been the case, all matter would have been destroyed “and there would be no galaxies, stars, planets or people.” (p. 28) At this point, it would seem logical that “dark matter” was formed. Instead of an imbalance in the number, it seems more reasonable that the antiparticles interacted with dark energy to form the dark matter of our universe. Thus, the first risk (as will be explained) to the Light was that dark energy and dark matter were necessary for the formation of the new Spirit of God.
In this same stage of the Light’s development (i.e., third day), the “land” (baryons) produced “vegetation”. However, at this point in time (less than 1 second after the beginning of time), stable atoms did not yet exist (which is estimated to have first occurred about 380,000 years after the Big Bang). This also corresponds to Adam being formed from the “land” since it is indicated he preceded the vegetation. Thus, Adam and vegetation were not the same as what we now see in our world at this time since they preceded stable matter atoms. At this time, the Lord God “breathed” into Adam His Spirit. I would speculate this is not the original Spirit of God, but the waters above the expanse that the Light separated out for himself that would become the new Spirit of God. By doing this, Adam would serve as the conduit to introduce and eventually join the Living waters above the expanse with the waters (i.e., souls of those belonging to the Lord God Jesus Christ) below the expanse. Whatever the composition of Adam (as well as the vegetation), he would have been at least partially formed of baryons, but would not have been restricted to our four dimensional space and time (e.g., there are multiple dimensions predicted by “string” and “superstring” theory). He was then placed in Eden, which would have existed within the Light below the expanse at the junction point where Light and dark energy are separated, as well as where the waters above and below the expanse are separated. (Thus, Eden was where the “spiritual” waters separated into four headwaters.)
On the fourth day there are two lights formed and placed in the expanse that separates the waters. The greater light governed the “day” (i.e., the Light as he exists in and under the expanse) and the lesser light governed the “night” (i.e., darkness in and under the expanse). This is the point at which I speculate the Lord God took on a form at least partially of baryonic matter that allowed Him to interact with the similarly formed Adam, both of whom existed in all dimensions, not just four (i.e., space and time). Thus, the greater Light that governed the “day” as he existed in and below the expanse was Jesus Christ, and the lesser light was composed of dark matter (but still “light” because it is formed partially from the antibaryons and their interactions with the zero point fields which are parts of the Light) which was Satan who governed the darkness. Thus, Satan was created by the Lord God as a necessary step in the development of the new Spirit of God. However, Satan would be unable to do anything to Adam since Adam’s “eye” was completely dominated by the Light.
Only with the formation of dark matter, it then became possible for galaxies to form. The pools of dark matter that formed were responsible for allowing baryonic matter to clump together and eventually develop into stars which also occurred on the fourth “day”. Again, without the dark matter we would not exist. As noted by Nicolson (2007), there are two points which theoreticians cannot explain. First is the problem of “fine tuning” which refers to the fact that the calculated expected density of dark energy should be about 10 to the 120th power times greater than it actually is. If the density level were that high, all forms of matter would instantly be ripped apart. The second issue, called the coincidence problem, is why is the density of dark energy so closely similar to the density of matter and radiation at this time? Based on the evolution of the universe that moved from a radiation dominant universe (acceleration) to a matter dominated universe (deceleration) to a dark energy dominated universe (acceleration), it is amazing that we should exist at all. As Nicolson states, “Why now? Do we live in a special time in the history of the universe?” (p. 143) I will give possible solutions to these issues in a moment.
Now back to Eden. There was a “tree” that was off limits to Adam and Eve. The tree of knowledge of good and evil would be located where darkness and Light meet. The fruit was pleasing to the “eye” (pineal) of Adam and Eve and by taking the “fruit” of this tree, Adam’s “eye” became available to darkness (i.e., dark energy). Until that point, Adam’s eye was dominated by the Light and he was unaware of his vulnerability (i.e., being naked or exposed) to darkness. Satan had access to Eden since he was composed of dark matter which has components (antibaryons) of and interacts with the Light. The tree of life (“chay”) would be located where the waters above and below the expanse meet. Had Adam taken from the “fruit” of that tree, he would have access to the Living water that is connected to the Spirit of God and all barriers that separated water from water and Light from darkness would have been destroyed. This would have ended everything since all separation would have been destroyed. Thus, Adam and Eve were banished from Eden and became creatures with a limited life (nephesh) time. They were given garments of skin (perhaps a way of saying their existence was reduced from all dimensions to the four we know) and lived as us humans that were formed on the sixth “day”. Based on Biblical time frames, this would have been approximately 7000 years ago. At this time, darkness (i.e., dark energy) had access to the “eyes” (pineal bodies) of Adam’s descendents and the competition for their souls began. Satan and dark matter always had access to baryonic matter, and to humans who came into being in the sixth “day.”
In the fifth “day” there is the creation of the creatures of the sea, as well as the birds of the air. It seems that the great creatures of the sea that are referred to as “living” (i.e., being connected to the Spirit of God) may refer to “spiritual” beings such as the Lord’s angels (above the expanse) and seraphim/cherubim (below the expanse), while the “birds of the air” are not referred to as living and may reflect portions of the spiritual water, such as Satan’s angels (above the expanse) and demons (below the expanse). If so, and being spiritual creatures, there would be only two ways they could influence humans. The first is through our souls, which are also a part of the spiritual water, and then via the “eye” or pineal. The second would be by the Lord God allowing a temporary baryonic manifestation with the spiritual being, or Satan allowing a temporary manifestation via dark matter.
The sixth “day” would be the first point that three dimensional baryonic creatures existed within time (i.e., four dimensional space-time continuum) would have existed. The last of those creatures were human beings that were made in the image of God (i.e., having mind, heart, and spirit). At that point, portions of the spiritual water below the expanse would become the souls connected to the mind and heart. Upon physical death (i.e., loss of one’s nephesh), the individual’s spirit would no longer return to its original “sea”, but would only connect with other humans’ souls whose baryonic bodies were dead.(i.e., Sheol in Hebrew and Hades in Greek). If “seas” of spiritual water are indeed existent in our universe, these should be voids in which no dark matter or baryonic matter exists. In other words, the water below the expanse is trapped and cannot interact directly with matter, the seas should be obvious.
In the data from the first three years of operation of the Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe mapping of the cosmic microwave background (CMB), there were unexpected anomalies found. It would be expected that warmer and cooler patches would be randomly distributed throughout space, though this is not the case. As Nicolson (2007) notes, there “…are indications of a non-random alignment in the patterns of spots, and an apparently significant north-south difference in the detailed appearance of the microwave sky on opposite hemispheres in the sky. This is a difference that may be linked to the presence of what seems to be a particularly large and exceptionally cool spot that lies well to the south of the galactic plane.” (p.155) The press release of a study (Rudnick, Brown, & Williams, in press) that received some degree of notoriety recently dubbed this spot a “hole in the universe” since it appears to be a void with no baryonic or dark matter. In their concluding remarks on page 9 of the preprint release of this paper, these authors conclude that, “Voids this large currently seem improbable in the concordance cosmology, adding to the anomalies of the CMB.” If the theoretical formulation I have given regarding the accumulation of the deads’ spirits in the same location in the universe is correct, this could explain such an anomaly. Ironically, it would mean that the Biblical description of the dead going down (i.e., moving south) to Sheol would be literally correct.
The foregoing account would describe the first six “days” in the development of a new Spirit of God, with the seventh “day” being one of rest in which events must be given time to occur based on the design of all creation. I have done my best to show an appreciation for current views of cosmology, but I have to readily admit I am at best at a novice armchair level of understanding cosmology and cannot hold myself out as an expert in any way. However, I have long believed (Moss, 1993a) that there was no discrepancy between the accounts of creation in the Bible and evolutionary explanations of the universe and our own species. I am pleased that research for this chapter offered the opportunity to more fully develop concepts related to that belief. Interestingly, the foregoing account provides explanations for the difference between the sons of God (Adam’s descendents that received the Spirit of the Lord God which involves the water above the expanse associated with the Light) and those of the gentiles (those evolving on the sixth “day” and have souls derived from the water below the expanse). Moreover, our souls can be influenced spiritually by the darkness or by the Light. If upon our death our souls belong to darkness, there is no way that those spirits can ever exist in the presence of the Light since they are separated. Only if our souls belong to the Light at the point of our physical death can they ever exist in the Light. Yet the expanse separates the spiritual above versus below. In the end, the expanse has to be opened to allow a union of the waters above with those below. To do so with dark matter existing as a part of the Light would mean that dark energy could intermingle with Light and they would no longer be separated. Thus, there has to be a time that dark energy and dark matter are finally removed from within the Light as He currently exists.
To accomplish such a task requires that a baryonic being with his soul (the portion of the water below the expanse) exist that has a lifelong (while his nephesh exists) perfect spiritual connection with the Light as He exists above the expanse. This could only occur if the greater light (the multidimensional Jesus Christ) that governs the “day” in and below the expanse exists as a four dimensional being. Thus, the immaculate conception occurred and the Lord God existed as the baryonic Jesus Christ. In this scenario, his spirit would come from both the water below the expanse, as well as from the water above the expanse. Thus, from conception, input to his “eye” (pineal) through His spirit would be only from the Light as He exists above the expanse. Since the original Spirit of God and the Father were also above the expanse, the Light above was in their presence. Thus, He could receive directions from God the Father and God’s Spirit. However, Jesus now existed as baryonic matter that had the ability to interact and be influenced by the lesser light (i.e., Satan) and dark matter. Since baryonic individuals exist as creatures that interact with the environment which is partially controlled by dark matter, Jesus would have to accomplish the seemingly impossible task of responding only to the direction of the Light (Who was under the direction of the Father). He could never attempt to control the world around him in an attempt to activate positive emotions or deactivate negative emotions if this violated his directions from the Father. Why? Simply put, using His brain to control the world in violation of directions from the Father would mean that Jesus lacked complete faith in the Father and the Light above the expanse. This would doom Him to now being under partial control of dark matter, which is partially composed of dark energy. Due to such corruption, His spirit would be unable to return to the Spirit above the expanse after his physical death (i.e., loss of his nephesh or psyche) since Light and darkness must remain separated in the end.
There is one manner in which darkness would become the predominant substance in the universe. This has to do with the fact that darkness (dark energy) can readily pass through the expanse since the expanse can only separate water from water. As the Light continued to expand under the expanse, more and more dark energy would be present within the universe and could influence the universe since it retained the ability to interact with dark matter. In other words, dark matter would have a weak attractive force of gravity since it is partially composed of antibaryons, but it would have a repulsive force associated with dark energy. Thus, it could theoretically remain clumped within and at the boundary of the universe, but still interact and be repulsed by the dark energy that would be ever increasing inside the expanse. If allowed to continue as the dominant force controlling the expanse, the expanse would eventually be ripped open and all baryonic matter would cease to exist. This has been called the “Big Rip Theory” (Nicolson, 2007) which would occur if dark energy continued to increase. In such a scenario, the water below the expanse would no longer be contained and would logically mean the death of the Light above the expanse since it would now be exposed to and interact with dark matter. Thus, He could not exist in the presence of the Spirit of God or the Father.
As I have described things, the likelihood of a failure to form a new Spirit of God seems exceedingly high. However, Jesus accomplished the impossible and His spirit would be the only one capable of existing above the expanse. However, the last step was one in which his spirit descended into Sheol, or Hades. Thus, any soul there that was predominately controlled by the Light would now be joined with the spirit of Jesus and separated from the souls belonging to the darkness. The spirit of Jesus then took on a new body which would again allow him to exist in a form which included all dimensions, the same as his pre-four dimensional state. Importantly, He was in no danger of being controlled by dark matter. He returned to the expanse and since dark matter is partially composed of Him, the Light, He had the ability to now expel dark matter and its controller (i.e., Satan) from above and within the expanse. Consistent with Revelation 12:7-11, Satan and his angels (water above the expanse associated with dark matter) were hurled down from heaven via the blood of the Lamb. At that time, the expansion of the universe due to growing influence of dark energy would halt. Dark matter was contained and Satan would be aware that there he and all dark matter were doomed.
It is clearly indicated that there will be a time that Jesus will return. If matter is created by the zero point fields, then His ceasing to interact with Himself at that level would mean all matter would cease to exist. In Revelation, it indicates this will apparently occur with the exception that the Earth is spared for a thousand years. As noted by Jesus in Matthew 24:29 as he quoted Isaiah 13:10; 34:4: “…the sun will be darkened, and the moon will not give its light; the stars will fall from the sky, and the heavenly bodies will be shaken.” He then says the Son of Man will appear in the sky. Recall the sky is the expanse. This would seem to indicate that the expanse will be the only thing visible and that all matter, including the stars and planets, disappear. Under the expanse, the “sea” will remain as does Hades. Those belonging to Jesus Christ are transformed or resurrected in their eternal, multidimensional state and reign for the thousand years within the expanse over those still physically living in the world. The beast from the sea and the beast from the land (i.e., the antichrist and his prophet) are immediately cast out to the “Lake of Fire” while Satan’s spirit is confined to Hades. Upon his release, Satan is resurrected in his multidimensional state and is overcome the last time, being cast outside the expanse. This is followed by the final resurrection of the remaining deads’ souls and, if not found in the book of life, they are also cast out. Then the dead from Hades and the dead from the sea (i.e. the souls of those physically alive at the time) are cast out after being resurrected in their multidimensional state. It then says death and Hades are cast out and are no more. The result of dark matter being cast out is that the weak gravity will cause it to contract, while the dark energy will cause this to be extreme by its repulsive nature. Thus, there will be a black hole of dark matter which would result in incomprehensible heat. In their multidimensional state, there would be no escape for those cast out of the expanse. The final removal of the zero point fields would result in the Big Crunch and another black hole of baryonic matter. Again, there would be incomprehensible heat; thus, being consistent with the fact that only works that can stand the test of fire will be counted.
There is then described the existence of the new heaven and the new earth. There is a marriage for Jesus, which I assume will be the joining of the waters above and below the expanse and the creation of the new Spirit of God. Since God is spirit (John 4:24) as stated by Jesus, then there will be a new God. There are the living waters present and the tree of life. There is union of all, including all that belong to Jesus.
As I have stated, I have given a theory. Regardless of its accuracy, I believe it clearly communicates that there is only one way to exist in the end in the presence of a perfect God. I have long believed that there was a birth process associated with everything, which appears consistent with what the Bible describes. There is also the mystery of the Union that will occur between the Lord God Jesus Christ and His bride, though it would seem consistent that there is a new creation since they become one independent of father or mother. However, the original purpose of the chapter was to provide insight into the miracles of the Bible. So here we go.
By virtue of the zero point fields leading to the inertia that causes matter to exist, it would seem that that transmutation (making food) would be a simple task for Jesus since he is the Light and would have complete control. As for the weather and walking on water, all baryonic matter is a part of the Light and could be similarly controlled. In reference to making the blind see, the mute speak, and the lame walk, he can again simply manipulate the zero point fields to rearrange matter. He had the power to expel demons since he was the Light and, by His connection to the Light above the expanse, He could completely occupy the “eye” of those that had faith in Him. By virtue of the fact that dark matter is partially composed of the Light (antibaryonic matter), Jesus could control it. By destroying the antibaryonic matter (i.e., annihilation by having it come into contact with baryonic matter), the demon (spiritual water connected with dark matter) would be doomed to the abyss (Hades). If allowed to connect with other baryonic matter prior to its physical death, the demon would still exist and be free to seek a connection with other baryonic matter via its “eye”. Thus, the demon could affect other people by influencing the “eye”.
In closing, I hope to have been able to communicate my belief that the Bible is accurate and factual, though our understanding is limited by our own current knowledge. Only by faith of its accuracy (including miracles) can any of us hope to find truth, and only through faith in Jesus Christ can any of us be present in the new heaven and the new earth. This union is the final destination for all Christians.
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