This great little video presents a handful of concepts from physics that illustrate aspects of God’s nature. They are more than pure metaphors, but less than proofs. The lecture is presented in such a way that the concepts challenge purely secular thinking, while not attempting to force a perspective.
To me, these sorts of connections evoke Scripture:
For his invisible attributes, namely, his eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly perceived, ever since the creation of the world, in the things that have been made. So they are without excuse.
Romans 1:20 (ESV)
Paul is dealing with godless people in this passage (although the specific group is unclear), and is pointing out that creation testifies to God’s existence and nature. Therefore, they have no excuse for being Godless, and so no basis for avoiding the consequences of rejecting Him.
But the truth here, echoed in other places such as Psalm 19, is that God can be perceived in nature itself. The obvious examples are the feelings of awe experienced when contemplating the starry night sky. But I’ve found that many other examples can be found through science. Not things that prove His existence, as much as we may want that, but things that illustrate it. Pictures of His eternal power and divine nature.
Anyway, here’s the video itself. Enjoy!
(A different version of this was also posted here, on my Eternal Perspectives blog.)