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Water Canopy


Series Introduction

Foreshadows Introduction

Volume 1 -THE GARDEN OF EDEN - Adam's Creation and His
Spiritual and
Physical Environments


Volume 3 - JOSEPH, EPHRAIM AND MANASSEH - A Foreshadow of God's Agenda for Jew and Gentile

Volume 4  - CROSSING THE JORDAN RIVER - A Foreshadow of Salvation for Jew and Gentile

Volume 5 - THE BOOK OF REVELATION - God's Agenda for the End Time


Volume 7  - CHRIST IN THE TABERNACLE - A Foreshadow of Redemption


Bible Lessons

(A supplemental excerpt from Volume 1 -THE GARDEN OF EDEN - Adam's Creation and His Spiritual and Physical Environments.) Go to Volume 1 for an in-depth study of the scientific effects of the water canopy on the earth's environment. This is a perception that all creationists need to employ in treaching the book of Genesis. See Chapter 4.


Some scholars believe the waters above the firmament was positioned beyond the sun because the sun provided daylight. If this was correct then the earth would have been exposed to the sun's radiant heat and the environment would have been the same as it is today concerning rain prior to the flood.

The author of Genesis wrote in Genesis 1:16-17 (KJV) - And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars also. (17) And God set them in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth. It might be that the sun, moon and stars shinning through the liquid canopy had the appearance of being in the firmament to the author of Genesis, even though they might have been above the firmament. It depends on the density or depth of the water canopy. Imagine how good our visibility is in clean water. The difference is light refraction is less in clean liquid water 

There's a problem with the sun, moon and stars being in the firmament, meaning the canopy would be located above them all. If the canopy was established above the sun, then the radiant heat of the sun would affect the earth like it does today. In this case, with the heat of the sun contacting the earth, weather phenomenon would have been the same back then as it is today. So, there would have been heat / temperature variances between the Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn (equator zones) and the ice covered Arctic Zones. These heat variances would have caused warm and cold ocean currents which propelled the Trade Winds; creating Jet Stream air currents which contribute to the formation of weather phenomenon as seen today (rain storms, localized floods, hurricanes, tornados, gales, high winds, droughts, deserts, polar ice caps, etc.). This precept is contrary to the idea that it did not rain until after the flood.

How did God get the canopy to orbit the earth?

It could be that God divided the liquid waters by converting part of the water into vapor form on the sunny side of the earth; set the vapor into the cold outer regions of the firmament which condensed the vapor into liquid form and then provided a functional way for the liquid to maintain orbit over the earth.

Consider this as a possibility, the light of the sun, moon and stars shone through the canopy to light the earth. Therefore, canopy was located in the outer regions of the earth's gravitational field. This proposal confounds the law of gravity as we know it today. How then did the liquid form remain in the sky? Shouldn't it fall back to the earth in the form of rain.

First, consider the problem with keeping liquid water aloft above the sky. Water in liquid form weighs 62.43 lbs. per cubic foot when on the earth. When in the upper regions of the atmosphere the weight factor would not be significant. Due to the weakness of the earth's gravitational field, the water would be weightless.

Secondly, consider that water is a conductor of electricity and can carry an electromagnetic charge.

Thirdly, consider electrical charges form magnetic fields with positive or negative polarities.

Fourthly, consider magnetic fields with common polarity repel each other. Magnetic fields with opposite polarities attract each other creating a bond.

Author's Opinionated Synopsis;

How could the waters above the firmament be held aloft in liquid form? We know that the earth's ground and the earth's water has a polarized electromagnetic charge. Additionally, we know that opposite polarities are attracted to each other and alike polarities repel each other. It could be that God reversed the magnetic polarity of the water above the firmament. After the reversed polarity was created, the canopy of water would have a magnetic field that was common to the earth's magnetic field and therefore repelled from the earth. The distant between the canopy of water and the earth reached a distant where the gravational pull on the liquid water equaled the repelling force of the magnetic fields. The canopy of water would then orbit in a fixed permanent position. How? The two opposing forces (between gravity's pull on the water and the repelling magnetic force) would be in equilibrium.