Book Notice: Why I Trust the Bible

William D. Mounce, who is well known for his work on the language of the New Testament such as Basics of Biblical Greek Grammar and Greek for the Rest of Us: The Essentials of Biblical Greek, has written a fine work of apologetics titled Why Should I Trust the Bible?: Answers to the Real Questions and Doubt People Have about the Bible. I will be … Continue reading Book Notice: Why I Trust the Bible

Biblical Archaeology: – BREAKING – Newly Discovered Dead Sea Scroll Fragments

Archaeologists have recently discovered new fragments for the Dead Sea Scrolls. The New York Times reports: “Israeli researchers unveiled on Tuesday dozens of newly discovered Dead Sea Scroll fragments containing biblical texts dating back nearly 2,000 years, adding to the body of artifacts that have shed light on the history of Judaism, early Christian life and ancient humankind.” It has been 60 or so years … Continue reading Biblical Archaeology: – BREAKING – Newly Discovered Dead Sea Scroll Fragments

Apologetics Resource: Prove the Bible

As Sean McDowell points out below, Prove the Bible is a site with short videos that offer evidence for the truth of Christianity. Prove the Bible is a storehouse of apologetic videos categorized by topic such as God, Bible, Jesus, and the Gospel along with a miscellaneous grouping that includes worldviews, ethics, creation, hard topics, etc. Prove the Bible is as substantive as it is … Continue reading Apologetics Resource: Prove the Bible

10 Days of Archaeology: Day Ten – Hezekiah’s Tunnel

We return to King Hezekiah in this series having already discussed the bulla. Today’s archaeological find, on our last day of 10 Days of Archaeology, is Hezekiah’s Tunnel. One of the great architectural features of Jerusalem, Hezekiah’s Tunnel which connects the Gihon Spring to the Pool of Siloam. Built over 2,700 years ago, Hezekiah’s Tunnel is the only fresh water source for the city. Apparently, … Continue reading 10 Days of Archaeology: Day Ten – Hezekiah’s Tunnel

10 Days of Archaeology: Day Nine – Silver Scrolls

This day’s archaeological discovery the Silver Scroll or Ketef Hinnom Valley Scrolls by Epic Archaeology‘s superb infographics. Be sure to check out the other infographics at Epic Archaeology. Find Hinnom Valley, south of the old city of Jerusalem in 1979. Written in biblical Hebrew Numbers 6:24-26 which is the priestly blessing. Words appear on two small, silver amulets and dates to around 600 BC, hundreds of years before … Continue reading 10 Days of Archaeology: Day Nine – Silver Scrolls

10 Days of Archaeology: Day Eight – Taylor Prism

On day eight in our series of 10 Days of Archaeology we examine the Taylor Prism or Sennacherib’s Prism.  Epic Archaeology‘s superb infographics has another graphic for for this archaeological discovery. Here is day wight with the the Taylor Prism or The Annals of Sennacherib. Be sure to check out the other infographics at Epic Archaeology. Discovered in 1830 in Nineveh, Iraq by Geoffrey Taylor, hence, commonly … Continue reading 10 Days of Archaeology: Day Eight – Taylor Prism

10 Days of Archaeology: Day Seven – Cyrus Cylinder

Epic Archaeology‘s superb infographics highlight various archaeological artifacts that relate or even support the biblical narrative. Continuing the “Ten Days of Archaeology” posts featuring some of the infographics Epic Archaeology has produced. Here is day seven with the Cyrus Cylinder. Be sure to check out the other infographics at Epic Archaeology. Found in 1879 in Babylon, Iraq the Cyrus Cylinder contains a decree from Cyrus which seemingly corroborates Ezra  1:1-3, … Continue reading 10 Days of Archaeology: Day Seven – Cyrus Cylinder

10 Days of Archaeology: Day Six – Isaiah Bulla

Day Six in our seires of 10 Days of Archaeology we examine the Isaiah Bulla which was discovered just three feet from the Hezekiah Bulla. Epic Archaeology‘s superb infographics has another graphic for for this archaeological discovery. Here is day six with the Isaiah Bulla. Be sure to check out the other infographics at Epic Archaeology. A clay seal stamped with the prophet Isaiah’s name was found … Continue reading 10 Days of Archaeology: Day Six – Isaiah Bulla

10 Days of Archaeology: Day Five – Pontius Pilate Ring

Today’s archaeological discovery is related to the previous post of the Pontius Pilate Stone Inscription. Epic Archaeology‘s superb infographics has another graphic for Pontius Pilate’s ring. Here is day five with the Pontius Pilate Ring. Be sure to check out the other infographics at Epic Archaeology. This ring was found 50 years ago but has just recently been deciphered to bear the inscription of Pontius Pilate’s name, the … Continue reading 10 Days of Archaeology: Day Five – Pontius Pilate Ring

10 Days of Archaeology: Day Four – Pontius Pilate Stone

Epic Archaeology‘s superb infographics highlight various archaeological artifacts that relate or even support the biblical narrative. Continuing the “Ten Days of Archaeology” posts featuring some of the infographics Epic Archaeology has produced. Here is day four with the Pontius Pilate Inscription. Be sure to check out the other infographics at Epic Archaeology. I discussed the recent Pilate ring discovery on a previous blog post, but the Pilate Stone discovery … Continue reading 10 Days of Archaeology: Day Four – Pontius Pilate Stone