In 1947, Muhammad adh-Dhib, a twelve-year-old Arab boy, made one of the greatest archaeological discoveries of all time. While looking for a lost goat in Qumran, near the Dead Sea, he threw a stone into a cave and heard the sound of shattering pottery. Curious about the noise, he entered the cave
Contributed by Mark Stepherson on Jan 14, 2017
There was a time when skeptics claimed that the prophecies in Isaiah 53 were too detailed, too specific, too accurate to be mere coincidence. I agreed. But then the skeptics argued that the ONLY logical explanation was that Isaiah was written after the gospels and patterned the suffering Servant
In 1947, someone came across some old jars. These old earthen vessels contained the Dead Sea Scrolls, which are a very valuable source of study for the Church. The jars themselves were not
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 18, 2006
Bible Revision: Authorized A team of Vatican scholars has been authorized to review the Dead Sea Scrolls with the intention of revising the Bible. The Guardian says, “The influence of radical Jewish groups who wanted to overthrow Roman rule is likely to be featured in the new Bible, bolstering
Contributed by Thomas Cash on Dec 17, 2009
Jewish scribes, who kept up the Old Testament scrolls for centuries, had a nearly foolproof system for making perfect copies. First, a scribe would count the number of letters on the page to be copied. When he had finished his copy, he would count the number of letters on the new page and make sure
IS THE BIBLE RELEVANT?
"As far as reliability is concerned, it's only fair to note that the Bible contains the best documented text of any volume in human history. Perhaps the most amazing support comes from the Dead Sea scrolls which were discovered in 1947 after lying in the Qumran caves for
Contributed by Larry Wilson on Jul 11, 2010
THE STORY OF ROBERT DICK WILSON
Robert Dick Wilson was truly a remarkable gentleman. Bible students are indebted to him for the masterful work he did in helping to confirm the credibility of the Old Testament.
Robert Wilson was born in 1856; he graduated from Princeton University at the age