We've seen the moon almost every day of our lives. We are so accustomed to its being there, that we sometimes take it for granted. God created the moon on the fourth day to be more than a conversation starter....
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We've seen the moon almost every day of our lives. We are so accustomed to its being there, that we sometimes take it for granted. God created the moon on the fourth day to be more than a conversation starter. Think about the following: The moon is the perfect size to reflect sunlight to the earth, allowing for a soft night light. Without the moon, our seasons would be severe and unpredictable. Tides caused by the moon are essential for the health of the oceans. The life cycles of many animals follow the phases of the moon. The moon acts as a shield, attracting space rocks that would otherwise hit the earth. These are just a few provisions that are supplied by the moon. "Our Created Moon is not just a little collection of trivia, but provides thoughtful and complete, factual explanations about Earth's closest neighbor. Well-known creation scientists Don DeYoung and John Whitcomb share their knowledge in an easy-to-comprehend format.
Earth's moon has intrigued man since God created it in the beginning. Only recently have we "conquered it, and still it pulls us, literally and figuratively. Beyond being a beautiful phenomenon, God perfectly placed the moon for many necessary and practical purposes. How does the moon provide a shield for the Earth? How does the moon influence Earth's seasons and weather? How is the moon a source of energy for Earth? How old is the moon? What keeps the moon in place? Could there be life on the moon? Are there any usable natural resources on the moon? What would happen to Earth if the moon were not there? Dr. Don DeYoung and Dr. John Whitcomb are scientists who share their knowledge of the "ruler of the night" with all who stand in awe of Earth's fascinating neighbor in this magnificent guide, which laymen of all ages will enjoy.
Donald B. DeYoung, Ph.D., is professor of physics at Grace College, Winona Lake, Indiana, where he has taught since 1972. He is president of the Creation Research Society, and the author of 17 books on Bible-science topics.
John C. Whitcomb (B.A. Universidad de Princeton; B.D., Th.M., Th.D., Seminario Teologico Grace) fue profesor de teologia y Antiguo Testamento en el Seminario Teologico Grace, coautor de "El divulo del Genesis", y autor de "El origen del sistema solar", "El mundo que parecio", "La tierra primitiva", y "Ester: El triunfo de la soberania de Dios (este ultimo de la serie "Comentario Biblico Portavoz").