These three persons are said to be the father, the son jesus christ and the holy spirit. Proofs of the bible write, for these words are true and faithful revelation 21. The bible says the heavens cannot be measured and the stars are without number genesis 22. Just because it is written in the bible doesnt mean its true. Different people require different amounts of verification before it is considered proof. The bible is the actual word of god and is to be taken literally, word for word 28 percent. The historicity of the bible is the question of the bibles relationship to history covering not just.
This bible history daily feature was originally published in 2014. Furthermore, there is enough redundancy in the copies that have been unearthed via archaeology, that we can reconstruct the bible to almost 100% accuracy. For example, circumstantial evidence wasnt admitted. The bible says there are many infallible proofs of christs resurrection acts 1. Hughes christian evidences 19th annual midwest lectures page 1 2001 this material may be freely distributed as long as it remains unchanged and proper credit is given for source. And yet, you know for a fact that that statement is wrong. And yet many biblical critics label it as a work of fiction. Before the invention of the telescope, man could see only a few hundred stars with the naked eye, but the very first book of the. Within a few decades of his lifetime, jesus was mentioned by jewish and roman historians in passages that corroborate portions of the new. Does scripture mandate, prohibit, or permit capital punishment. How christian slaveholders used the bible to justify slavery time.
There is scientific evidence of a major local flood that wiped out civ. It is the mosttranslated and bestselling book of all time. His followup article, archaeology confirms 3 more bible people, published in the mayjune 2017 issue of bar, adds another three people to the list. If any man takes a wife and goes in to her and then turns against her, and charges her with shameful deeds and publicly defames her, and says, i took this woman, but.
The bible also contains information about physical phenemona that is particularly unusual. One of the strongest arguments for the accuracy of the bible is its 100% accuracy in predicting the. So when you hear him knocking on the door of your heart say this prayer and receive all that he wants to give you. The bible was written by over 40 authors who came from just about every walk of life conceivable, including fisherman, kings, a butler, priests, and a tax collector. Is there archeological evidence that a kingdom of israel existed. Apr 01, 2011 the bible repeatedly claims to be gods word, the ultimate source of all truth, and it rejects all other claimants again, see pp. The bible is indeed true and god wants to have a personal relationship with you through his son jesus and give you a home in heaven when you leave this earth. Williams ma, mphil is assistant professor in communication and worldviews at gimlekollen school of journalism and communication, nla university college, norway. The science of biology, and its daughter science genetics, disproves the bibles stance on animal relationships. There is even an arch with the name david inscribed on it.
Jul 23, 2012 third, from genesis to revelation, the bible reads as one book. This study is in many senses the most important, for if the bible is not the word of. In fact, it is one of the best documented events of ancient history. The standard of evidence, the burden of proof, and the bible. Another irrefutable proof of the bibles authenticity as a historical record can be found in the names of people and places that are still the same today and the bible even gives the reasons why those names were chosen.
Is there a scientific proof that the bible is real. There would have to be something about the bible or contained in the bible that would set it apart from other works. The bible carries this principle from its beginning to end. Contrary to what some assume, the bible is not a collection of madeup stories about. Prophecy is the proof of god prophecy is the proof of divine revelation. Introduction the individual must accept that the bible is the word of. Other ancient cultural documents also reference his existence. The bibles accounts of jesus claim to be historical, eyewitness accounts luke 1.
If you would like to see our science page, click on this sentence. Evidence that the bible is the word of god what did jesus. Hone, in the bible, speaking and claiming to be god, can make prophecies and tell what is going to happen in the future to nations, to cities, to empires, then if it actually happens in every case, and without. Where is the proof that shows the bible to be false. Bible believers archaeology historical evidence that proves the bible is filled with the best bible proof available. According to the bible, nobody has ever seen the father, except the son and the angels. This is too far back in antiquity to either prove or disprove.
Dead sea scrolls, historical documentation, and other sources all confirm the authenticity of the bible. For his invisible attributes, namely, his eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly perceived, ever since the creation of the world, in the things that have been made. Sargon ii, one of fifty hebrew bible figures identified in the archaeological record. Now you have five simple keys at hand to prove the bible is true. May 27, 2002 home the archaeological evidence for the bible is nonexistent. We are betting our souls that it is either true or not true, and you will either be right or wrong. For this issue, we are going to look at the creation only. The creation is covered in 31 verses in the first chapter of genesis. New creation studies proof that the bible is the word of god.
Apr 29, 20 what do we mean by scientific proof of the bible. So when anyone asks you for proofs that the bible is the inspired word of god, just remember the first key word of the first proof, unity, because each of its letters contains the first letter of the rest of the proofs. Historical accuracy as a proof of bible inspiration michael p. For helpful information on navigating this site click her e. The bible is one of the most influential books in history. It can now be said with high confidence that the biblical account of the exodus represents a true historical event. Mar 14, 20 this is proof of the bibles 3500yearold statement that all creatures reproduce according to kind. After 200 years of christian archaeologists digging up the whole middle east, they havent found any proof of the exodus of the jews from egypt, hebrew slaves or the ten plagues.
Enough that we have a separate page to discuss this proof alone. Jan 02, 2020 the bibles claims of being from god should not be understood as circular reasoning. If the accounts are not historically accurate, then they can. The real bible is indeed a true bible came to prophet jesus the messiah, the bible we have now is indeed written by men. The archaeological evidence for the bible is nonexistent. The archaeological evidence of the bible is scarce. The next proof is the bible s uniqueness and unity.
Scientists will argue on both sides for and against a. This chart shows scientific facts and principles referred to in this ancient bible, but not actually discovered by humankind until later centuries. Millions of people believe it is the word of god, and many try to use it as the foundation for their lives. Nov 26, 2012 the bible carried this principle throughout the centuries unto modern civilization. This is positive proof of the just and right judgment of god to the end that you may be deemed deserving of his kingdom a plain token of his fair verdict which designs that you should be made and counted worthy of the kingdom of god, for the sake of which you are also suffering. As shown by the following passages adapted from noel raes new book. When it comes to the claims in the bible, everyone is placing a bet. No doubt the strongest evidence for gods existence in the bible comes from the lord jesus christ himself.
The bible carried this principle throughout the centuries unto modern civilization. Proof that the bible is the word of god page 2 dear reader, this bible study is the first in a series designed to teach you the basics of the new testament. No book has affected the world as much as the bible. All quotations are from the new revised standard version. Evidence that the bible is the word of god jesus was a jew. New testament passages assume the existence of the death penalty but dont take a position one way or the other. Jan 21, 2020 a webexclusive supplement to lawrence mykytiuks bar articles identifying real hebrew bible people. The bible directly states that jesus is god in a number of passages. Well, virtually nothing, except a few new testament references to his disciples thinking jesus. If one, in the bible, speaking and claiming to be god, can make prophecies and tell what is going to happen in the future to nations, to cities, to empires, then if it actually happens in every case, and without a miss, youll know that was a real god speaking. Bible we have now has verses from his disciples only so this is a proof that the bible jesus had is not the bible we have now. The proof that the bible is the word of god comes from fulfilled prophecy. In archaeology confirms 50 real people in the bible in the.
Men have laughed at it, scorned it, burned it, ridiculed it, and made laws against it. Through the bible we have a revelation of god and of the messiah. For information contact the 39 th street church of christ, 15331 east 39 th street, independence, mo 64055. Have you ever noticed that when you read the bible, it often makes no sense. The testimony of reliable witnessesparticularly jesus, but also moses, joshua, david, daniel, and nehemiah in the old testament, and john and paul in the new testamentaffirms the authority and verbal inspiration of the holy scriptures. Even those who wrote the bible made it clear it was not a secular history, even though secular events are referred to. The contradiction between the reality of god and the definition of god proves that god is imaginary. Much of this evidence is spectacularly depicted in the awardwinning documentary patterns of. It is a remarkably well preserved series of different books. Apr 29, 20 the five eras for historical proof of the bible. We are now just at 5993 years since god created the heavens and the earth as measured by a clock on earth, and in the last days before the 7 year great tribulation and the return of christ.
Finally, the bible is not a book of the month, but the book of the ages. The evidence for the exodus has grown substantially in recent years. The bible refers to bats as birds and makes many other incorrect taxonomic references to animals. Interested in seeing why the bible is a book you can depend on. Notice for example, the account found at genesis 10. The bible is the inspired word of god, but not everything in it should be taken literally 47 percent. The noncanonical books referenced in the bible includes pseudepigrapha, writings from hellenistic and other nonbiblical cultures, and lost works of known or. The bible offers no neutral ground, which is the only reasonable demand from a source that claims to be the truth above all others.
Let it be stated clearly again here by way of introduction, to deny the existence of the god of the bible is to repudiate the christ of scripture. Noncanonical books referenced in the bible wikipedia. The bible is one book, and yet it is made up of 66 books, was written by at least 40 different authors over a period of about 1600 years, in different countries and on three different continents. Ask for yourself a sign a token or proof of the lord your god one that will convince you that god has spoken and will keep his word.
The bible says noahs ark landed on the mountains of urartu ararat, which is modern day eastern turkey. And this is the word which by the gospel is preached unto you. The bible showed the continual reliability and simple practicality of proving each fact by two or three primary sources. As we all know jesus was the master teaching his disciples not decibels teaching jesus the messiah. However, people and events mentioned in the bible can be. Whoever was the real inspiration behind these prophecies of the bible knew 2500 years ago the condition egypt would be in today, and also the condition of the united states and of russia, and. Prooftexting sometimes prooftexting or proof texting is the practice of using isolated, outofcontext quotations from a document to establish a proposition in eisegesis introducing ones own presuppositions, agendas, or biases.
Among the most shocking bible passages are those that portray god as. Biblical references to immigrants and refugees united church of. The bible is an ancient book of fables, legends, history, and moral precepts recorded by man 21 percent. The bibles claims of being from god should not be understood as circular reasoning. His conclusions rested on internal textual evidence, but in an argument that resonates with. The historical evidence clearly shows that the bible is a reliable historical document. No book has ever had as much opposition as the bible. This is proof of the bibles 3500yearold statement that all creatures reproduce according to kind. The grass withers and the flowers fall but the word of our god stands forever. Unfortunately, god is defined by the bible to be a prayeranswering being. Archaeology and the historical reliability of the new.
If the bible is true we should be able to find a very old boat remains in these mountains with the exact dimensions given in the bible. Proof that the bible is the word of god new creation bible. Archaeology and the historical reliability of the new testament. He stretches out the heavens like a canopy, and spreads them out like a tent to live in, isaiah 40. Scientific proof of the bible 29 scientific facts from bible scripture. Apr 16, 2012 so when anyone asks you for proofs that the bible is the inspired word of god, just remember the first key word of the first proof, unity, because each of its letters contains the first letter of the rest of the proofs. This bible has cross references, variorum readings, and topical analysis. In fact, we have ample scientific evidence to demonstrate that the belief in prayer is nothing but pure superstition, as shown in the next proof. Jun 18, 2011 the bible says that god exists in the form of three persons, although he is one god.
It is a book about god and his relationship with man. It is obvious we arent looking at a detailed step by step instructions on how to create a universe, but. There is no evidence for a tribe of tens of thousands of people wandering the region for forty years as described in exodus. Since the bible can be trusted in areas that we can check its history, then this gives us a reason to trust it in areas that we cannot check its claims for inspiration. In the words of the king james bible, which was the version then. The following passages from the bible refer to immigrants and refugees. Its the proof of divine inspiration of the bible, and that the bible is the revelation of facts from god almighty that we could not otherwise find out.
There is a great deal of scientific evidence that supports the bible. That is the taunt of the god of the bible to the doubter. Some reasons why humanists reject the bible american. A proof text is a passage of scripture presented as proof for a theological doctrine, belief, or principle. It is our prayer that it will accomplish its purpose.
Reasons to believe the bible is the true word of god. This detailed bible is based on the american revised version bible 1901. The bible is estimated to have been written between 1450 b. The shape of the earth he sits enthroned above the circle of the earth, and its people are like grasshoppers. They draw that conclusion from textual evidence in the bible.228 1452 570 628 26 1220 538 91 248 1673 1089 19 1410 115 718 1282 1573 780 557 671 75 888 630 1065 1369 581 1098 734 42 1040 1467 833 313 465 845 860 487 400 1154