Bible Lands and Places
Do secular history and archaeology agree with what the Bible says about this ancient land?
Does secular history agree with the Bible’s description of ancient Assyria? Consider the facts.
Why was God’s prophecy about Babylon’s destruction outstanding?
Learn how God used Medo-Persia to fulfill Bible prophecy.
Learn how Greece became the fifth world power in Bible history.
What role did ancient Rome play in the fulfillment of Bible prophecy?
The Bible says that parts of the Promised Land were forested. Considering its deforested condition today, could that have really been the case?
Why was ancient Nineveh called “the city of bloodshed”? Why did the ancient Jews build parapets around their rooftops?
People of the Bible
What do ancient and modern authorities say on the subject?
Consider facts about the Gospel accounts and the oldest known manuscripts.
Is there reason to believe that Moses really existed?
Some critics argue that King David of Israel is a myth, a tribal legend. What have archaeologists discovered?
You may not know who Tattenai was, yet archaeological finds that mention him prove a powerful point.
The shards of a 3,000-year-old jar unearthed in 2012 stirred the interest of researchers. What was so special about this find?
Who was Cyrus, and what amazing predictions were made perhaps 150 years before he was even born?
The discovery of Miriam’s ossuary provides evidence that the Bible speaks of real people who belonged to real families.
Why did Joseph shave before seeing Pharaoh? When the Bible says that Timothy’s father was “a Greek,” does it mean that he was born in Greece?
Does archaeology support the Bible record? When did lions disappear from Bible lands?
The Bible says that God once caused a great flood to destroy wicked people. What facts does the Bible present to support its claim of divine origin?
What is the Tower of Babel? What is the real origin of human language?
Is the Bible historically accurate even in minor details?
The Bible is filled with predictions, or prophecies. Did any of them come true?
Jesus spent his life declaring “the good news of the kingdom.” Did his message die with him?
What evidence is there that the ancient city of Jericho was conquered without a long siege?
Did Christians flee from Judea before Jerusalem’s destruction in 70 C.E.? Who were “the sons of the prophets”?
Life in Bible Times
Recent archaeological finds shed light on the use of copper in in Bible times.
What did women in Bible times use to enhance their beauty?
What Jewish practice caused Jesus to condemn the swearing of oaths?
Was it not insulting for Jesus to refer to non-Jews as “little dogs”?
Why did Jesus say that the merchants who sold animals in the temple were “robbers”?
How much freedom did Rome grant to the Jewish authorities in Judea in the first century? And is it believable that in ancient times someone would actually oversow another man’s field with weeds?
Did Jews really come “from every nation under heaven” to Jerusalem at Pentecost 33 C.E.? How were the thousands who came to Jerusalem for the Jewish festivals accommodated?
How was Roman citizenship an advantage for the apostle Paul? How were shepherds paid in Bible times?
Why did the Jews ask Pilate to have Jesus’ legs broken? Could David have really killed Goliath with just a sling?
What were the aloes used in Bible times? What offerings were acceptable at the temple in Jerusalem?
In Jesus’ day, how were temple contributions made? Was the Bible writer Luke an accurate historian?