Question: Hi Jeff, Today a co-worker and I were discussing Ron Wyatt’s discovery of the ark of the covenant and when the earth shook, whether it was before Jesus said “it is finished” or after. He also quoted the crossing of the Red Sea discoveries of the Israelites and how accurate his findings are. Immediately…

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by David Wheeler Today we will discuss a rather large archaeological discovery. It is the Lachish Reliefs from the palace of Sennacherib which were unearthed between 1845 and 1847. Sennacherib was the king of Assyria from 705-681 BC and his reign largely overlapped the reign of King Hezekiah of Judah. During this period, the kings…

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by David Wheeler Merenptah Stele Archaeology is a very helpful tool in establishing the existence of a place, ruler, or event. It becomes of increased interest to us when these discoveries shed light on a biblical place, figure, or event. The past three articles here have focused on those types of discoveries. The remains of…

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by David Wheeler Via Evidence in Archaeology To see a Biblical figure referenced in a stone inscription is a beautiful thing. It testifies that the book which we revere and study from is a trustworthy historical document and based in reality. Sometimes the secular inscriptions can reveal details of the Biblical figure’s life that aren’t…

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by Terry Partain Fox News, Yahoo News, Forbes, Duke University, and of course the New York Times have jumped on a story from Tel Aviv University that claims they have finally found evidence that the Bible made a mistake. Could be they think Bill Nye the Science Guy needs a little help. They have found camel bones…

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Question: I’ve been reading about archaeology and the city of Ai and that Joshua’s conquest could not have happened there as the Bible claims. I really could use some help with that. Answer: You need to keep in mind that the “datings” by archeologists are based on modern-day chronologies which have a likelihood of errors. What is…

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Question: What is your feeling about this Jesus tomb found in Jerusalem?  They say the odds of a “Jesus son of Joseph” and Mary on the same tomb together is 1 out of 600.  Does this mean Jesus had a son? Answer: When I saw the article in yesterday’s paper, I just knew someone would…

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