The Context for the Big Bang
The Only Reality Hypothesis
The Context for the big bang.
There is a reality that exists before time or the physical realm began. It permeates all and dictates by law how all comes to pass. There is no suspending of this law. There is no existence outside of this law. It is the context of our experience of reality. Everything after the beginning is still in the context of the first cause. This reality, law, or context could be seen as God. This is true what ever you name Him. We may argue that this First Cause is this god or that. We may argue what that First Cause is like and how it behaves, but we cannot deny that there is a First Cause. Even if you think that the world was generated by the “big bang,” there was something that made it happen. There was a context in which it happened, for even time and space were bound up in the singularity. Therefore the context in which the singularity happened is outside time and space.
God exists in all that is. All that is consists by Him. And every action only happens by borrowing His power. This context by which the singularity existed is what we commonly call the spiritual realm. It is outside of time. It is outside of space. It permeates physical reality, but is beyond it. Now, again, you may disagree with what that spiritual realm is like. You may describe it differently, but we cannot say that it is not there. We know that all space and time was bound up in the singularity. So, the context of the singularity is outside of time and space.
I can prove that there is something that exists outside of space and time. And yet this still affects space and time. Information is not completely explained by time and space. You can take a disk. You can weigh it, study it, and tear it apart to an atomic level. You can take the same disk and fill it with an encyclopedia. You cannot weigh that information. The disk weighs the same before and after. Yet the full disk is far more valuable than the empty. That information exists. We interact with it. We use it. We need it. But it is not the disk. It is not the magnetic or visual changes that happen to the molecular composition or organization of the media. The information is only reflected by the disk. In the same way, there is information that exists outside of space and time. All we can do is try to capture and use and store it. There are laws that function before we understand them. Something caused the laws to function as they do. We may disagree on what the First Cause for the laws of Thermal Dynamics was. But something causes the laws to function and keep functioning even before we understood them. This law matrix is an evidence of the context that existed before the singularity began. Good and Bad (whatever your definitions of those things are) are not dictated by physical realities.
God is able to do everything. There is nothing He cannot do. Sin is to do something outside of your rights to do. God cannot sin because it would be impossible for Reality to step outside of Itself. Sin casts the person outside of reality into insanity. The carnal mind cannot grasp the things of the Spirit because the Spirit is reality. Reality is God. God is not the cause of pain. He is not cruel. Man has stepped outside the parameters of God’s laws. This human life is pain, tragedy, heartache because this life is not in unison with Reality. Jesus Christ died to fix our problem and bring us back into harmony with the Ultimate reality that is beyond time and space, to God Himself.
By Andrew Grosjean 1993