Is The Bible True?

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Is The Bible True?


Is the Bible true? The Bible is a history book thatís supported by archaeology, and a prophetic book that has lived up to all of its claims so far. The Bible is a collection of 66 ancient texts written by 40 distinct writers over a period of approximately 1,600 years. The claim of divine inspiration may seem dramatic (or unrealistic to some), but a careful and honest study of the biblical scriptures will prove to be a profound undertaking! Start hereÖ
  • Josephus: His records of history during the period of the Roman Empire shed remarkable light on the early church.
  • History Of Israel: A look at biblical history and how the people of Israel were established as a nation.
  • History of the Rosetta Stone: Who found this artifact and where did he find it? How was it processed? How did they discover what it said?
  • Elah: What significance do archaeologists put on this valley? Why is there so much importance?
  • New Testament Archaeology: Cross-reference the latest archaeological finds with the New Testament passages. Itís a fascinating and faith-building exercise.
  • Herod the Great: What can archaeology teach us about this great builder? What kind of a man was Herod? What does the Bible say about him?
  • Teachings of Jesus: What was Jesusí response to the Old Testament Law? Does it point the way to forgiveness and salvation from sin?
  • Exodus Route Video: Follow Ray Vander Laan as he shares the long difficult route from Egypt to the Promise Land. What were the struggles?
  • Mount Sinai Video: An 80-year-old man, Moses climbed Mount Sinai at least four times. Watch Ray Vander Laan and his team climb a nearby mountain and share in Moses' journey.
  • Holy Bible Video: Is your life inspired by the Scriptures? David Bowden shares about the power of God's words.
  • Major Prophets: Which books fall into this category? Why are they important in our lives today? Find out Godís purpose for them.
  • Poetic Books of the Bible: Why are some books considered the poetic books? Why are they relevant to us today? Find helpful information.
  • Who Wrote the Bible Video: Why can we trust the Bible? Special Guest Dr. Frank Turek answers the question.
  • The Historical Books of the Bible: What are the books that fit into this category of the Old Testament? Find out a summary of each book and how we can learn from these books today.
  • The Pentateuch: What biblical books are included in this section of the Old Testament? What are the themes that are included?
  • Minor Prophets: What are the purposes of the minor prophets in the Bible? Why are their words important to us today?
  • Bible Origin Video: Is the Bible true? This abundance of New Testament manuscripts gives credibility to its accuracy.
  • King James Bible Video: Listen to 100 phrases from the King's English in 3 minutes. Be encouraged with the heritage.
  • Megiddo Video: Randall Niles explores Solomon's Gate entering ancient Megiddo just above the Jezreel Valley in Israel.
  • Noahic Covenant: What was this covenant all about? Find out what the Bible says about Noah and the flood that came to cleanse the earth.
  • Abrahamic Covenant: What this a conditional covenant or unconditional? Find out what the Bible says about this covenant.
  • Tower of Babel: Why was the tower constructed and how did God respond to the peopleís disobedience? Find out more about this Genesis account.
  • Misquoting Jesus: Read a response to Bart Ehrmanís book Misquoting Jesus. Study some Greek variants that lead to his conclusion on textual criticism.
  • Is the Bible Relevant: Why is the Bible still relevant to people today? Why do people still buy it and read it? Find out helpful information.
  • Capernaum Video: Greg Laurie speaks from Capernaum, where Jesus lived and based his public ministry in Galilee. What do we know about the location?
  • Bethlehem Video: Ray Vander Laan describes Bethlehem as it was during the time Jesus was born. What do we know about the location?
  • Moses and the Exodus Video: Ray Vander Laan takes us on a journey through Sinai and Israel to discover how Jesus called people to live in the Promised Land.
  • Dan Israel: Learn about this ancient city that was originally called Laish. What have we learned from archaeologists about this city?
  • Fulfillment of Bible Prophecy: Could the Gospel writers have told the story of Jesusí life in such a way that it conformed to Old Testament prophecy?
  • Thebes: Where is this city located? What place does it have in history? Find out what tombs and other historical places reside there.
  • Old Testament Survey Video: What is the big picture of the Old Testament? Discover the people, places, and events of the Old Testament in a fun and interactive forum.
  • Lost Gospel Video: Are the correct books in the Bible? Dr. Geisler shares with Bobby how Christians can be sure of the canon of Scripture.
  • Dead Sea Scrolls: A huge find in our own generation. Textual criticism of the biblical text has been revolutionized.
  • Kidron Valley Video: Randall Niles looks up at the Golden Gate on the Temple Mount of Ancient Jerusalem.
  • Mount Sinai: What meaning does Mount Sanai have in biblical history? Can we learn from the archaeological discoveries?
  • Bible Archaeology Video: Randall Niles goes on a journey from Treasure Hunting to Soft Science.
  • Bible Prophecy: Daniel 11:1-19 predicts a concise history, detailing the Near East, from Alexander the Great to Antiochus the Great.
  • Introduction To The Bible: Read the Bible as an "intellectual exercise" to help connect the dots with respect to historical people, places and events.
  • Seven Churches in Revelation: Do the seven churches in Revelation refer to literal churches? If so, do they also have spiritual significance for churches and believers today? Watch these short video clips!
  • Bible Contradictions Video: Are there contradictions in the Bible, and if so, how do you explain them? Mike Licona explains.
  • Christian Prophecy Video: In this segment, Chuck Missler discusses the probability of one man fulfilling 48 prophecies. What is the probability?
  • Beersheba: Where is Beersheba, the ancient city? What have archaeologists discovered about this location?
  • Petra: Study the basic information and history behind this breath-taking location. What is the history? What is its purpose today?
  • Christian Persecution: A legacy of dying for historical truth. When truly understood, it's very powerful.
  • Chorazin Video: Randall Niles stands in the ancient synagogue where Jesus taught above the Sea of Galilee in Israel.
  • Bible Archaeology: A look at various finds throughout the Holy Land that provide evidence for the accuracy of the Bible.
  • Zeitgeist Movie: Is this movie true? Study the claims and see how they compare to historical facts. Is Jesus Christ comparable to Horus?
  • Caesarea Philippi Video: Peter's Confession at Banias. Randall Niles looks at the biblical significance of Caesarea Philippi to Jesus and his disciples.
  • Patriarchs: What can we learn from the patriarchs of the Old Testament? Can we learn from Abraham, Jacob, and Joseph?
  • Masada: Why was Masada built by Herod the Great? What does Josephus say about Herod and the great Masada?
  • Bible Prophecy: Take a hard, calculated look at some of the biblical prophecies that are connected to verifiable history. Check them out!
  • Moral Ethics Video: Randall Niles examines the conflicting concepts of moral relativism and universal truth as they are applied by many people today.
  • Israel History: Israel history includes the freeing of the Jewish captives from Babylon by Cyrus the Great, as recorded on the Cyrus Cylinder.
  • Bible Translations: Exciting stories, war strategy, foreign intrigue Ė What else could anyone want from an ancient "religious book?Ē Read it for yourself!
  • Biblical Prophecy: Does biblical history line up with secular history. Learn the facts and view several examples from the Old Testament book of Daniel.
  • Holy Bible: 66 books by 40 authors over approximately 1,600 years. A look at the Bible's integrity.
  • Moses and the Exodus: Are there contradictions in the timeline? Find answers and learn more about the exodus of the Hebrews out of Egypt.
  • Tel Dan Video: Randall Niles explores the ancient stronghold of northern Israel at the headwaters of the Dan Spring just below Mount Hermon.
  • Caesarea Maritima: This city was built to display the greatness of Herod and Augustus? What has been discovered here? Learn the archaeological significance.
  • King Tut Throne: Study the discovery of King Tut's throne, also known as Tut's Golden Throne? What does the artifact say of the culture of that time?
  • Gezer: Has this site been excavated regularly? What has been discovered? When? What can we learn from the excavations?
  • Bible Origin: What's the history of the biblical canon? How did men choose the books they thought were from God?
  • Dead Sea Scrolls Video: Randall Niles goes on location to tell the story of the Essenes and the ancient Jewish scriptures hidden in caves above the Dead Sea in Israel.
  • History of the Rosetta Stone Video: Why are Egyptian Hieroglyphics so important to Biblical Studies? Have Egyptian artifacts impacted the integrity of the Jewish scriptures? Click to watch this short video stream now!
  • Exodus Route: Study the various opinions on the route the Hebrews took out of Egypt. How far out of Egypt did they go? Find out here.
  • All About Archaeology: Learn about the people who analyze ancient cultures through artifacts, inscriptions, and other remains. What biblical finds have these people discovered?
  • All About Truth: Do you have questions about biblical inerrancy, contradictions, prophecy, and other biblical issues? If so, check out these sources.
  • Religious Archaeology: Why are the Merneptah Stele, the Shishak Relief, the Mesha Stele, and the Black Obelisk of Shalmaneser important?
  • Jericho Archaeology: What have excavations told us about the walls of Jericho? Do the artifacts support the biblical account?
  • Capernaum: Has the house of Peter been found? What is the tradition? What are the facts? Was Jesus there?
  • Petra the Ancient City: What is the significance of this city of ancient times? Why is it one of the wonders of the world? Find out here.
  • Temple Mount Video: Randall Niles views the Temple Mount of Ancient Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives across the Kidron Valley.
  • Bible Truth?: Is the Bible really what it claims to be? Review the evidence for yourself.
  • Bible Manuscripts: There are thousands of ancient and existing Old Testament manuscripts and fragments that agree phenomenally with each other.
  • Ark Of The Covenant: What's the biblical basis for this relic of adventure and mystery?
  • Galilee Boat Video: Randall Niles visits the restored first century find known as the Jesus Boat on the Sea of Galilee in Israel.
  • Bethlehem: What events occurred in this historic town? What is the archaeological discoveries? What can be seen today?
  • Old Testament Law: Do Old Testament laws continue to bind Christians today? Read this response to Sam Harris by RC Metcalf.
  • Power Of Prophecy: No human being has ever made predictions which hold any comparison to those we have considered, and had them accurately come true.
  • Bible Contradictions: Alleged errors and inaccuracies in the Bible. A barrier for many critics. Definition, analysis, translation and context answer the questions.
  • City of Petra: Who were these people and what are they known for? What did they bring to history and society?
  • Creationism: Is there any added value in the belief that God gave us a realistic description of the origin of the universe in the book of Genesis?
  • Dead Sea Scrolls Exhibit Video: Randall Niles visits the Israel Museum in Jerusalem where many of the Dead Sea Scrolls are stored, including the Great Isaiah Scroll.
  • Lost Gospel: Is there really a lost Gospel of Judas? What are the facts? Does this book line up with other criteria?
  • Bible Prophecies Fulfilled: Isaiah names Cyrus as the king who will allow the Israelites to return to Jerusalem and rebuild its Temple (700 BC).
  • Biblical Inspiration: Investigate seven problem texts cited by Ehrman in the book Misquoting Jesus. Do the affect key doctrines of the faith?
  • Lachish: What tablets were found here? What is the significance of these tablets? What is the evidence of its first inhabitants?
  • Biblical Archaeology: Archeology wasn't even a "soft" science prior to the 19th century -- it was merely treasure hunting conducted by self-seeking opportunists.
  • Davidic Covenant: Why is this covenant between God and David important? Read the text and find out how it impacted people through history.
  • Covenants in the Bible: Learn about the seven main covenants in the Bible. Study the differences between the conditional and unconditional covenants.
  • Essenes: What is the importance of this Jewish community? What sacred writings did they preserve? Why is Qumran important?
  • Bible Codes: Discover evidence of traditional and tested examples of supernatural design and integration that leap from the pages of Godís Word.
  • Ancient Israel: Archaeological evidence for the ancient cities of the Israelites mentioned in the Bible, including Jericho, Shechem, Dan, Jerusalem, and Megiddo.
  • Churches of Revelation Video: Stream this short video clip from ColdWater Media on the incredible seven churches of Revelation. This Rocks!
  • History of Israel Video: Randall Niles looks at the ancient prophecies of Isaiah, Ezekiel, and Jeremiah in light of current events in the Jewish state of Israel.
  • 10 Commandments Video: As an 80-year-old man, Moses climbed Mount Sinai at least four times. Is this significant?
  • Shechem: Who visited this location in Old Testament times? What is the city known for? Can we learn from the archaeology?
  • Temple Mount Jerusalem: Why is the Temple location such a controversial place in history? What is the history of the area? Find out the significance.
  • Arad: What is the significance or Arad? What have archaeologists discovered to help us learn about Arad? Find out here.
  • History of the Bible Video: What validity does the Bible have? What is the history of this best-seller? Learn from Randall Niles.
  • Gospel Of Luke: Luke was a credible historian. His account was designed to collect the evidence and present the historical "case" for Jesus.
  • Samaria: Why is Samaria called the watchtower? What is it about the location that makes this understandable?
  • King James Bible: A look at the history and translation team behind the classic version of the Bible.
  • Israel Archaeology: A large wall picture was discovered in the great Karnak Temple of Luxor, which shows battle scenes between the Egyptians and Israelites.
  • Zeitgeist Movie Video: Did mystery religions influence Christianity? Randall Niles looks at the ancient pagan and mystery religions.
  • Christian Prophecy: The Jewish people read prophecies of a coming Messiah for centuries. Who was He?
  • Megiddo: What do the artifacts indicate? We can learn a lot from archaeology. Why was this a major trade route?
  • Biblical Archaeology Video: Ted Wright tells us the role of archeology when it comes to apologetics. What is the importance?
  • Mosaic Covenant: What is the covenant that was created between God and Israel? Find out the facts and the terms of this covenant.
  • Adamic Covenant: What was this covenant all about? What was the result of the sin that occurred in the Garden of Eden? Find out here.
  • Ancient Mesopotamia: Numerous sites and artifacts have been uncovered that reveal much about the culture of ancient Mesopotamia. Check out the Sumerian King List.
  • Karnak Temple: The Karnak Temple is one of the most incredible ruins of the ancient world. What is the significance?
  • Saint Luke: One of the greatest archaeologists of all time was Sir William Ramsay. He called Luke an historian of the first rank.
  • Hazor: What is the significance of this massive city northwest of the Sea of Galilee? What can we learn from archaeology?
  • Bible Contradictions: To be fair, I knew I needed to analyze my list of alleged Bible errors according to traditional rules of logic and reason.
  • Basics of Archaeology Video: Stream this short video clip now. What are the basics of biblical archaeology? Is archaeology just treasure hunting or compelling evidence for truth?
  • Importance of the Dead Sea Scrolls Video: What does this discovery mean to the integrity of the ancient scriptures? Why are the Dead Sea Scrolls so important? Stream this short video and dig deeper now!
  • Messianic Prophecy: Check out this concise but thorough list of every prophecy recorded about Jesus in the Bible. Find out why you can be certain that these prophecies were not written after the event. This is the best exhaustive list of evidence for Jesus Christ being the Messiah.
  • Origin Of The Bible: How can we know that the Bible translations we read today are the same as the originals?
  • Inspiration of Scripture: Why is it important that the Bible is inspired by God? What is inspiration? Find out how this concept works.
  • How Does Prophecy Work: Since humans are unable to foresee future events, 100%-fulfilled prophecy would appear to be an acceptable evidence of Divine inspiration. Right?
  • Giza Plateau: What is significant about this location? What is the history of the Giza Plateau? Find out here.
  • Pontius Pilate Video: Randall Niles reads from Pilate's dedication stone to Tiberias at Caesarea on the Mediterranean Sea in Israel.
  • Ein Gedi: What is the significance of this biblical location? What can we learn from the archaeology discovered here?
  • General Epistles: What is the purpose of these New Testament book? Who wrote them and what message do they bring?
  • How to Understand the Bible: Can I understand what the Bible is saying and how to apply it to my life? Find helpful tips here.
  • Four Gospels: What is the purpose of the gospels found in the New Testament? Who are the authors and what uniqueness do they bring?
  • The Epistles of Paul: What is the purpose of this portion of the Bible? What is Paulís message to us in these letters?
  • The Book of Revelation: Is it possible to understand what this book of the Bible means? How does it apply to us today? Find a summary here.
  • Bible Manuscripts Video: How do you tell how old a manuscript is? How can you date it? Josh will discuss several methods used in dating manuscripts.
  • Acts of the Apostles: What is the purpose of this book of the Bible? Read a summary here and understand its purpose in the overall Bible.
  • Al Khazneh: What is the significance of the breath-taking treasury in Petra? What is the history? Discover for yourself here.
  • Sea of Galilee Video: Randall Niles scans the shoreline near Ancient Genesar Harbor during a major drought in 2008.
  • Bible Translations: Study five of the major versions of the Bible and history that impacted each. What are their distinctives?
  • Tabgha Video: A View of the Sea of Galilee above Tabgha. Randall Niles looks out from the hillside where the masses listened to Jesus teach.
  • Qumran Caves Video: The Caves at Qumran above the Dead Sea in Israel. Randall Niles views Cave 4 at Qumran, discovered in 1952. This is one of the famous caves where the Essenes hid the Jewish Scriptures during the first century.
  • Goshen: Learn who traveled these ancient roads and impacted this area of the world. What is the significance in history?
  • Gospel Of John: John wrote a big chunk of the New Testament, including the Gospel of John, letters, and the Book of Revelation.
  • Septuagint: A look at the Greek translation of the Hebrew scriptures conducted about 250 BC.
  • Palestinian Covenant: What was this renewal or amendment that is mentioned in Deuteronomy 29 and 30? Find info here.
  • Old Testament Survey: Why is it is important to understand the Old Testament? Shouldnít we primarily study the New Testament? Find out here.
  • New Testament Survey: Find an overview of the New Testament and a brief summary of the different sections. Why was the New Testament written?
  • 10 Commandments: The foundation of civil and criminal laws throughout the world.
  • Biblical Archaeology: The Bible proves credible again and again as archaeologists uncover corroberating artifacts.
  • Origin of the Bible Video: You have to see this short video clip on ancient manuscripts and how they were created! Check out how many manuscripts of the New Testament have been found! It will blow your mind!
  • New Covenant: What is the difference? What does this new covenant mean? How does it impact us personally?
  • History Of The Bible: Between 40 and 90 AD, the eye-witnesses to the life of Jesus wrote the texts that became the New Testament.
  • Bible Truth Video: What does the evidence of history, archaeology, and prophecy reveal about Biblical inspiration, trustworthiness, and authenticity?
  • Is the Bible True Video: What does the evidence of history, archaeology, and prophecy reveal about Biblical inspiration, trustworthiness, and authenticity? You gotta watch this short video clip.
  • Who Wrote The Bible: The accounts of this ancient collect are remarkably credible in light of history.
  • Is The Bible True?: Can we hold the Bible as truth and authority for our lives? Check out the evidence here.

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