How does the first law of thermodynamics prove creation?

All physical, biological, and chemical processes are subject to the first and second laws of thermodynamics. The First Law of Thermodynamics was formulated originally by Robert Mayer (1814-1878). And it states that in a closed system, “Energy can be neither created nor destroyed, but can only be converted from one form to another.” Countless experiments have verified this. And this law has never been disproved. To develop a theory that requires the violation of that principle would be against the scientific evidence.

This principle can be demonstrated by the burning of a piece of wood. When the wood is burned, it is transformed into a different state. No energy disappeared from the Universe, and no energy was brought into the Universe through burning the wood.

A consequence of the first law is that natural processes cannot create itself and cannot arise from nothing. And, if natural processes cannot produce mass and energy (the inorganic portion of the universe) then it is even impossible that natural processes can produce the much more complex organic (or living) portion of the universe. Therefore, spontaneous generation as claimed by the evolution theory would not be possible because nothing comes from nothing.

So, if matter and energy are neither created nor destroyed, then where did all the matter and energy in the universe come from? Energy must have been created in the past by some agency or power outside and independent of the natural universe. The Universe therefore must be an open system that was created by a non-physical Force outside of the physical boundary of this Universe. This power has the capability of bringing it into existence out of nothing. That Force can be none other than a supernatural Creator. Since, science proved that it is impossible for something to arise out of nothing, and that it is impossible that everything always existed in the universe, therefore, it is reasonable to believe that God created everything.

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