Thursday, August 16, 2012

The Bible is Real

Many people don't believe the Bible is Accurate.

But it Is:

Many of the Peoples and Places and Events in the Bible have been said to be totally untrue.  But in the last several years many (but not all) of these peoples and places and events have been proven by archeologists.

They find the places mentioned in the Bible

They find records of Events Described in the Bible

They find records written by OTHER peoples (such as Egyptians and Romans) that agree with what is in the Bible


Here are a few "Cut and Paste" clippings below:


The Bible is Historically Accurate
There were several secular historians who wrote about the events of the New Testament at the same time the Bible was being written. Josephus is the most well-known of them. He was a Jewish historian. Tacitus was a Roman historian who would have no benefit from not telling the truth. Both these men, as well as others, can be used to back up the historical accuracy of the Bible.
There are historical discoveries regularly coming to light that continue to support the accuracy of the Bible. Merrill Unger, who compiled a Bible dictionary wrote, “Old Testament archeology has rediscovered whole nations, resurrected important peoples, and in a most astonishing manner filled in historical gaps, adding immeasurably to the knowledge of Biblical backgrounds.”


Read more: http://www.whatchristianswanttoknow.com/10-amazing-bible-facts/#ixzz23jb70q5E



The 19th-century critics used to deny the historicity of the Hittites, the Horites, the Edomites, and various other peoples, nations, and cities mentioned in the Bible. Those critics have long been silenced by the archaeologist’s spade, and few critics dare to question the geographical and ethnological reliability of the Bible.
The names of over 40 different kings of various countries mentioned in the Bible have all been found in contemporary documents and inscriptions outside of the Old Testament, and are always consistent with the times and places associated with them in the Bible. Nothing exists in ancient literature that has been even remotely as well-confirmed in accuracy as has the Bible.


Archeology proves the Bible is true. Archeologists have been able to dig up the places mentioned in the Bible. For example, they’ve found the Pool of Siloam where the blind man was healed and portions of Herod’s temple. The Hittite Empire is a great example of how archeology has shown us that the Bible is historically accurate. For generations, historians had no record of the Hittites’ existence anywhere else. Yet in the early 1900s, an archeologist discovered 10,000 clay tablets in the Hittite capital. Now everyone knows that the Hittites once existed.






13 comments:

  1. Cool! I find this blog really interesting!

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  2. I agree that the New Testament is completely and totally true, but the Old Testament isn't. I mean, it has God taking sides in wars and stuff in it. But that just so totally isn't true. God wants PEACE and hates wars. He wants absolutely NOTHING TO DO WITH them. At least, that's what I think.

    PS. This blog is really cool!

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    1. thank you so much for sharing your thoughts! Many people think that the God of the Old Testement seems very, very different than the God of the New Testement. It is hard to understand how a God who wants peace and love could direct his peoples into wars.

      I think in the Old Testement, most of the world worshipped other gods and the wars that are recorded in the bible are led by God to eliminate and / or convert those peoples.

      In my studies it seems that many of those peoples were so terribly evil (including things like human and infant sacrifices) that God had to eliminate them so their evil cultures wouldn't take His Choosen People away from Him. He is a "jealous" God it is said often in the Bible.

      I love to chat more on this, if you'd like!

      Thanks again for reading and posting on my blog!

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    2. Hmmm, I guess, but I still don't think it's accurate. God wouldn't take part in REAL wars as in with people fighting and killing each other, even if it was to convert them. God wouldn't want to eliminate them! I still don't think it's accurate, sorry.

      ~StarryGem

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    3. well I am really glad you brought up those thoughts and comments! I am inspired for a new post and doing some research on the Old vs New Testement God!

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  3. Heeey... I learned about Hittites in school, and read about them in the Bible, and here!
    pandablueness

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    1. So many people believe the bible is a collection of stories and myths but it is actually a book of history...as you just proved with your comments on the hittites! Thanks for sharing that!

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    2. So many people believe the bible is a collection of stories and myths but it is actually a book of history...as you just proved with your comments on the hittites! Thanks for sharing that!

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