evidence of an "Expanding Universe"
Expanding Universe explanation on Britianica.com
More on the Expanding Universe by "Sloan Digital Sky Service"
postulation of a "Collapsing Universe"
NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center's thoughts on the Universe's expansion
NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center's thoughts on the Destiny
of the Universe.
Scientific Article in BrightSurf.com on the Universe's "Runaway Expansion
and Eventual Collapse"
Science A GoGo article "Runaway Universe May Collapse"
Will the "Big Crunch" follow the "Big Bang"? (CNN.com)
prophecy of a "Collapsing Universe"
Isaiah 34:4 - And all the host of heaven shall be dissolved, and
the heavens shall be rolled together as a scroll: and all their host
shall fall down, as the leaf falleth off from the vine, and as a falling fig
from the fig tree.
(the figurative phrase "rolled together as a scroll"
is a excellent image for the collapse of the Universe. Think of a scroll
stretched out and then snapping back to it's rolled-up form once let go.)
Isaiah 65:17 - For, behold, I create new
heavens and a new earth: and the former shall not be remembered, nor come
2 Peter 3:13 - Nevertheless we, according
to his promise, look for new heavens and a new earth, wherein dwelleth