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  1. Why We Can Trust the Bible Gary and Barb Glover

  2. Overview of the Session • WEEK TITLE • 1. What the Bible Says about the Bible • 2. Manuscripts and Translations • 3. The Apocrypha • The “Lost” Books of the Bible? • and the Canon • 5. Translations, Versions and • How We Got the English Bible • 6.Modern Versions • Archaeology and the Bible • The Prophecies Are aProof • How We Really Know the Bible Is True

  3. LESSON 7 Archaeology and the BIBLE The Scripture remains the primary source of authority.

  4. Israel had 275,000 soldiers to put xxxintothe battle, but they were surrounded by their xxxenemies. Four nations came against them xxxwhohad 456,000 soldiers— xxxnearly double the amount. The Israelites completely defeated xxxtheir enemies within a week xxxfrom one Sabath to the next. Any newspaper from June, 1967

  5. Archaeology is the study of relics, monuments, tombs, artifacts, etc. of ancient civilizations.

  6. “It must be extremely significant that, in view of the great mass of corroborative evidence regarding the Biblical history of these periods, there exists today not one unquestionable find of archaeology that proves the Bible to be in error at any point.” —Dr. Henry Morris

  7. The Flood — Genesis 7 and 8 88 different traditional accounts. A universal destruction of the human race. An ark or a boat was the means of escape. A seed of mankind was left. Wickedness of man brought about the flood. Some even mention Noah by name.

  8. Sodom and Gomorrah

  9. Hittites mentioned 48 times in the Scriptures

  10. Critics once criticized the laws and instructions found in the books of Leviticus and Deuteronomy. “. . .too complicated for the time it was written (1400 B.C.).” The Boghaz-koytexts

  11. Professor John Garstang found and recorded his amazing finding, “there remains no doubt: the walls fell outwards so completely that the attackers would be able to clamber up and over the ruins into the city.” The Walls of Jericho

  12. In 1993, archeologists digging at Tel Dan in the Galilee in northern Israel found a fragment of a stone inscription that clearly refers to the “house of David” and identifies David as the “king of Israel.”

  13. 17 kings of Judah and Israel are mentioned in the records (in stone) by other kings and pharaohs.

  14. Seal of Baruch

  15. Isaiah 20:1 “In the year that Tartan came unto Ashdod, (when Sargon the king of Assyria sent him) and fought against Ashdod, and took it.” This is the only mention of King Sargon in the Bible, and the only one in ancient literature. His place in history was severely questioned on this account.

  16. But in the years, 1842-1845, P.E. Botta, uncovered the tremendous royal palace of Sargon. Among the other things discovered was an account of the siege of Ashdod mentioned in Isaiah.

  17. Now in the first year of Cyrus king of Persia, that the word of the Lord by the mouth of Jeremiah might be fulfilled, the Lord stirred up the spirit of Cyrus king of Persia, that he made a proclamation throughout all his kingdom, and put it also in writing, saying,

  18. “Thus saith Cyrus king of Persia, The Lord God of heaven hath given me all the kingdoms of the earth; and he hath charged me to build him an house at Jerusalem, which is in Judah. Who is there among you of all his people? his God be with him, and let him go up to Jerusalem, which is in Judah, and build the house of the Lord God of Israel, he is the God, which is in Jerusalem.” Ezra 1:1-3

  19. “I am Cyrus, king of the world, great king. “I gathered all their former inhabitants and returned to them their habitations.”