May 23, 2019 God of Awe

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[40:13] He is the One who continuously shows you His proofs, and sends down to you from the sky provisions. Only those who totally submit will be able to take heed.

Process of you hearing this sound 

  • I am pushing oxygen through my mouth 
  • My vocal chords vibrating
  • mouth and tongue are manipulating that air to generate a sound
  • Then forget the aspect that my voice is being digitized and processed and transforming my analog output to digital 1s and 0s that is being beamed to your device that is generating sound that is being picked up by your ears that vibrates little hairs that generate electrical pulses that your brain is transcribing into speech and applying meaning to that is stimulating thought
  • Not to mention what else you may be doing while listening - driving, exercising, doing house chores 

Are you in awe of God’s creation? 

[64:3] He created the heavens and the earth for a specific purpose, designed you and perfected your design, then to Him is the final destiny.

The fact that you can recognize faces of millions of people apart or feel love when you see the face of a loved one

Are you in awe?

The fact that God designed a system where are parasympathetic nervous system, your heart, lungs etc. can operate without you consciously being aware of it

Have you ever got a cut and you see the scab form - you didn’t have to will that scab to form

You didn’t have to will your body to heal this all happens naturally

Or the fact that we can sleep

That a chemical is released throughout our body that paralyzes our body so we don’t hurt ourselves or others in our sleep when we dream

Mike Birbiglia comedian has a condition where his body doesn’t release this chemical that paralyzes his body

Also, heard of a professor who had another condition where if he was anxious or excited his body would faulty produce this chemical and he would be paralyzed but fully conscious and just have to wait till he could gain access to his body again

The fact that we don’t urinate or dedicate when we sleep 

[82:7] The One who created you, designed you, and perfected you.

So much to be in awe of God’s design 

The more we learn the more we have to be in awe of 

Pulp Fiction

Genes are composed of DNA, and it is predicted that there are over 3 billion basepairs in the human genome. Therefore it would take 6 billions letters in plain text to represent the entire genome.

There are ~300,000 letters in the Quran, so to fit the entire human genome would be equivalent to 10,000 Qurans

Human Genome Project - Craig Venture - we are more confused now than we were before we started

[40:64] GOD is the One who rendered the earth habitable for you, and the sky a formidable structure, and He designed you, and designed you well. He is the One who provides you with good provisions. Such is GOD your Lord; Most Exalted is GOD, Lord of the universe.

Membrane for a cell let alone for a body

The fact that we can even conduct scientific endeavors 

The Big Bang Theory Confirmed

[21:30] Do the unbelievers not realize that the heaven and the earth used to be one solid mass that we exploded into existence? And from water we made all living things. Would they believe? Footnote [21:31] And we placed on earth stabilizers, lest it tumbles with them, and we placed straight roads therein, that they may be guided. [21:32] And we rendered the sky a guarded ceiling. Yet, they are totally oblivious to all the portents therein. [21:33] And He is the One who created the night and the day, and the sun and the moon; each floating in its own orbit.

[51:47] We constructed the sky with our hands, and we will continue to expand it.

April 29th, 2019 - New measurements from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope confirm that the Universe is expanding about 9% faster than expected based on its trajectory seen shortly after the big bang, astronomers say.

http://www.spacedaily.com/reports/New_Hubble_measurements_confirm_universe_is_expanding_faster_than_expected_999.html

[41:11] Then He turned to the sky, when it was still gas, and said to it, and to the earth, "Come into existence, willingly or unwillingly." They said, "We come willingly."

[31:10] He created the heavens without pillars that you can see. He established on earth stabilizers (mountains) lest it tumbles with you, and He spread on it all kinds of creatures. We send down from the sky water to grow all kinds of beautiful plants.

[13:2] GOD is the One who raised the heavens without pillars that you can see, then assumed all authority. He committed the sun and the moon, each running (in its orbit) for a predetermined period. He controls all things, and explains the revelations, that you may attain certainty about meeting your Lord.

  • Dark energy 68%
  • Dark Matter 27%
  • Visible matter 5%

[27:88] When you look at the mountains, you think that they are standing still. But they are moving, like the clouds. Such is the manufacture of GOD, who perfected everything. He is fully Cognizant of everything you do.

Plate-tectonics 

Equivalent to the skin of an apple to the apple itself 

Mountains are like spikes

Also, what would the winds be without mountains

What if there was no wind?

    Impact on polination

    Impact on early voyages 

With of our Lord’s marvels can we deny?

sun

Eclipse

atmosphere

By volume, dry air contains 78.09% nitrogen, 20.95% oxygen, 0.93% argon, 0.04% carbon dioxide, and small amounts of other gases. 

[41:53] We will show them our proofs in the horizons, and within themselves, until they realize that this is the truth. Is your Lord not sufficient as a witness of all things?