Three thousand years ago, the writer of Psalm 19 described the Sun as following a “circuit”, or circular course, through the universe.
Psalms 19:4-6 He has set a tabernacle for the sun, Which is like a bridegroom coming out of his chamber, 5 And rejoices like a strong man to run its race. 6 Its rising is from one end of heaven, And its circuit to the other end; And there is nothing hidden from its heat.
Today, through the use of powerful telescopes, we no know that the sun is part of an enormous spiral galaxy called “the Milky Way”. The sun does in fact, move in a “circuit” or circular course through the universe, at speeds of more than 600,000 miles per hour. The milky way galaxy itself is flying through space at an estimated speed of over 2 million miles per hour.
How did the Psalmist know this 3,000 years ago? Obviously, he didn’t know. The Bible claims that “Holy men of God spoke as they were moved by the Holy Spirit.
2 Peter 1:21 for prophecy never came by the will of man, but holy men of God spoke as they were moved by the Holy Spirit.
The amazing power of the Living God, is such that He is able to speak to men who have set themselves aside for the Lord, so as to be used by Him. They write under the inspiration of the Spirit of God, what He wants them to say. Why this is difficult for people to believe, is beyond me. It is logical that if there is a God that has the technology and power to create this vast and complex universe, He is certainly able to cause men to write what He wants them to write and preserve it over time.