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Unlikely Bible Prediction Confirmed by New Find

One way to verify whether the Bible is a reliable historical document is to answer the question, “Did the events predicted in the Scriptures actually happen?” A new find of an ancient Assyrian letter, gives additional support to major events recorded in biblical history.

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Seal Shows Jerusalem was Strong, Central City

Excavators with the Israeli Antiquities Authority revealed on January 1 that they had unearthed a 2,700-year-old clay bulla (or docket) that contained an impression from a seal. The seal, says the IAA, belonged to the governor of Jerusalem. Reference to the existence of such a high ranking local official…

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Sphinx Head Discovered From “The Lost City of DeMille”

The Exodus has had a tremendous impact on the world over the centuries – whether one considers that politically, socially, ethically, or theologically. Over the last century it’s story has been most dramatically told to the culture in the films made by legendary director Cecil B. DeMille.

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Dead Sea Scribes Identified?

In 1947, when a Bedouin shepherd threw a rock into a cave near Qumran on the northwest shores of the Dead Sea, that rock shattered a 2,000-year-old clay jar. It also destroyed the argument that the Old Testament books had been written much later.

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Ancient Infertility Solution Discovered that Matches the Bible

A prenuptial agreement, written in cuneiform on a clay tablet found at an Assyrian archaeological dig, closely resembles the story of Abraham, Sarah, and Hagar in Genesis. The tablet describes what would happen if the couple failed to conceive offspring naturally. The husband could have children through a surrogate, like Abraham did through Hagar. Does this current research verify the authenticity of the biblical account?

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Severed Hands Uncovered at Avaris

Recently, workers actually discovered two right hands, each buried in a separate pit and each probably with separate ceremony. Before the dig was done, they unearthed another 14 right hands in two pits outside the palace compound.

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Contents of Greek Tomb May Rewrite History

The miniature masterpiece, as UC Magazine calls it, was carved on an agate just under 1-½ inches in length. (Credit: University of Cincinnati) For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, declares the Lord. - Isaiah 55:8 (ESV) A worker at an...

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Is This Solar Eclipse Really Joshua’s Miracle?

The Book of Joshua describes an astronomical event of biblical proportions, described at the top of this article. This happened during the first year of the conquest of Canaan by the Israelites under the leadership of Joshua, 40 years after the Exodus from Egypt. The passage includes the idea of the sun and moon standing still and stopping.

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Google Reveals Walls Built by Nomads

Did the nomadic Children of Israel spend 40 years in the wilderness of the Sinai Peninsula, or did they spend at least part of those four decades wandering to and fro in the Arabian Peninsula? Some argue for the latter.

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Oldest Bee Hives Discovered in Israel

Ancient bees: Hives unearthed at an archaeological dig in northern Israel may be older than any yet discovered. This find lends credence to the Old Testament which describes the Promised Land as “flowing with milk and honey.”

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Did Judah’s Israelite Relatives Turn Refugees?

A collection of document seals (bullae) has been unearthed near present-day Jerusalem. (credit: Eliyahu Yanai, City of David) And the people of Israel and Judah who lived in the cities of Judah also brought in the tithe of cattle and sheep, and the tithe of the...

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Pagan Ritual Hall Provides New Clues to Biblical History

Tel Burna: Structures of Libnah being unearthed. (credit: The Tel Burna Archaeological Project) And the people of Israel did secretly against the LORD their God things that were not right..And they did wicked things, provoking the LORD to anger, and they served idols,...

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Researcher Uses Evidence to Confirm Existence of 53 People in the Bible

A researcher from the Midwest region of the United States has been diligently searching for verification of people mentioned in the Bible. The Biblical figures can be confirmed by using a time consuming three-step process of matching up Biblical text with archaeological discoveries by digging through journals and carefully combing over inscriptions. A laborious task that researchers and archaeologists out in the field find little time to accomplish. Some of these Bible-connected ancient inscriptions are well known, but to catalogue the entire list is an arduous task.

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