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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
  • 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.
  • The Book of Revelation: What is this book of the Bible all about? How do we understand its meaning and purpose? Find a summary here.
  • The Epistles of Paul: Why is it essential to study these letters written by Paul? Discover the purpose of them and read summaries.
  • General Epistles: What is the meaning of these books of the Bible? What distinguishes this section from the other letters?
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Four Gospels: Why are there four Gospel books? What is the purpose of each? Who wrote them and what is their message?
  • Acts of the Apostles: What is this Bible book all about? Why is it an important part of Godís Word? Is it applicable to us today?
  • King James Bible Video: Listen to 100 phrases from the King's English in 3 minutes. Be encouraged with the heritage.
  • Minor Prophets: What are the purposes of the minor prophets in the Bible? Why are their words important to us today?
  • 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: Understand the historical books and find out how they can impact us today. What are their purpose?
  • Bible Origin Video: Is the Bible true? This abundance of New Testament manuscripts gives credibility to its accuracy.
  • Major Prophets: What is the purpose of these books in the Old Testament? Find out Godís message to us through His prophets.
  • The Pentateuch: What biblical books are included in this section of the Old Testament? What are the themes that are included?
  • Poetic Books of the Bible: Discover why God included poetry in the Bible? Why is it important? Read summaries of the poetic books of the Old Testament.
  • 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?
  • Gezer: Has this site been excavated regularly? What has been discovered? When? What can we learn from the excavations?
  • Caesarea Maritima: This city was built to display the greatness of Herod and Augustus? What has been discovered here? Learn the archaeological significance.
  • Jericho Archaeology: Who inhabited this ancient city? What have the excavations taught us about its history? What about Joshua and the great battle?
  • Ein Gedi: What is the significance of this biblical location? What can we learn from the archaeology discovered here?
  • Masada: What did the fortress and city of Masada contain? What has archaeology told us about this biblical location?
  • Beersheba: Where is Beersheba, the ancient city? What have archaeologists discovered about this location?
  • Megiddo: What do the artifacts indicate? We can learn a lot from archaeology. Why was this a major trade route?
  • Bethlehem: What events occurred in this historic town? What is the archaeological discoveries? What can be seen today?
  • Temple Mount Jerusalem: Where can the history of this location be seen today through archaeological remains? Find out the history here.
  • Arad: Arad is located slightly east of Beersheba. What is significant about it? What has been discovered there?
  • Capernaum: Has the house of Peter been found? What is the tradition? What are the facts? Was Jesus there?
  • Essenes: What did Josephus say about the Essenes? What identification did he give them? What is their significance in history?
  • Elah: What artifacts have been found in this valley? What is the significance? Study the artifacts.
  • New Testament Survey: Why was the New Testament written? Where can I find a summary? Find helpful information here.
  • Old Testament Survey: Why is the Old Testament important? What books are included and why is the message important? Find info here.
  • Dan Israel: Where is this city listed? What is the history? What can we learn about this ancient city from archaeologists?
  • Lachish: Is this the city that Joshua and the Israelites conquered in the biblical account of Joshua 10? What tablets were found there?
  • Hazor: What have we learned from the archaeological digs in the Tel Hazor area? What do we know about the early days of this city?
  • Herod the Great: How was it that God used a Roman-appointed Idumean to build a Jewish Temple complex to which Messiah did indeed come, and which Rome itself ultimately destroyed?
  • Sea of Galilee Video: Randall Niles scans the shoreline near Ancient Genesar Harbor during a major drought in 2008.
  • Pontius Pilate Video: Randall Niles reads from Pilate's dedication stone to Tiberias at Caesarea on the Mediterranean Sea in Israel.
  • Megiddo Video: Randall Niles explores Solomon's Gate entering ancient Megiddo just above the Jezreel Valley in Israel.
  • Chorazin Video: Randall Niles stands in the ancient synagogue where Jesus taught above the Sea of Galilee in Israel.
  • Kidron Valley Video: Randall Niles looks up at the Golden Gate on the Temple Mount of Ancient Jerusalem.
  • Caesarea Philippi Video: Peter's Confession at Banias. Randall Niles looks at the biblical significance of Caesarea Philippi to Jesus and his disciples.
  • Tel Dan Video: Randall Niles explores the ancient stronghold of northern Israel at the headwaters of the Dan Spring just below Mount Hermon.
  • Bible Archaeology Video: Randall Niles goes on a journey from Treasure Hunting to Soft Science.
  • 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.
  • Galilee Boat Video: Randall Niles visits the restored first century find known as the Jesus Boat on the Sea of Galilee in Israel.
  • Temple Mount Video: Randall Niles views the Temple Mount of Ancient Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives across the Kidron Valley.
  • Origin Of The Bible: How special is the Bible that we read today? Is there really a divine backbone to the collection of ancient books?
  • Is The Bible True?: Can we hold the Bible as truth and authority for our lives? Check out the evidence here.
  • History Of Israel: What does the Bible tell us about the Israelites and their land? Take a look.
  • Bible Truth?: The last few decades have revealed more about biblical integrity than ever before.
  • Bible Contradictions: The alleged inaccuracies and errors in today's Bible translations were a major intellectual barrier for me -- so I decided to dive in!
  • Israel History: Israel history includes defeats of Samaria and Ashdod to Sargon II, king of Assyria, as recorded on his palace walls.
  • King James Bible: The historical background underlying this translation. A comparison to the original manuscripts.
  • Introduction To The Bible: Is this book something special or merely an interpolation of mankind with no credibility or connection to the ancient manuscripts?
  • New Testament Archaeology: I wasn't convinced of the miraculous extent of these events, but there was nothing in the archaeological record denying their historicity.
  • Gospel Of Luke: Luke was a credible historian. His account was designed to collect the evidence and present the historical "case" for Jesus.
  • Ancient Mesopotamia: Check out the evidence for Nebuchadnezzar and the Babylonian Empire, which destroyed Jerusalem in 586 BC and exiled the Jews to Babylon.
  • Lost Gospel: Did Judas leave behind a lost book of the Bible? What is the Gospel of Judas and what is it about? Learn the facts.
  • Bible Contradictions Video: Are there contradictions in the Bible, and if so, how do you explain them? Mike Licona explains.
  • Christian Persecution: The accounts of death and torture in the early church. Why this is profound for us today.
  • Churches of Revelation Video: Stream this short video clip from ColdWater Media on the incredible seven churches of Revelation. This Rocks!
  • 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: Are there errors in the Bible that we read today? If so, what does that really mean?
  • Saint Luke: One of the greatest archaeologists of all time was Sir William Ramsay. He called Luke an historian of the first rank.
  • Biblical Prophecy: A perfect test for inspiration outside the dimension of time. Take a look at some predictions from the Old Testament.
  • Ark Of The Covenant: What's the biblical basis for this relic of adventure and mystery?
  • Josephus: Why are the histories of this Jewish Roman historian so valuable to us today?
  • Biblical Archaeology: A systematic approach to archaeology has taken off in the last century, revealing a great deal about the integrity of the Bible.
  • Bible Origin: Where did the Bible really come from? What does divinely inspired really mean?
  • Bible Prophecy: The Bible itself declares the test for divine inspiration! The test is established as 100% fulfilled prophecy - no mistakes!
  • Septuagint: What is this translation of the Jewish Scriptures? Why is it so powerful for manuscript credibility? Why is it important?
  • History Of The Bible: The history of the Bible begins with the Jewish Scriptures, a phenomenal account of history written over about 1,500 years.
  • Holy Bible: Concise yet detailed review of the history of the Holy Bible. Discover the origins of the Old and New Testament.
  • 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.
  • Dead Sea Scrolls: Basic information and background on this dramatic discovery. Why is it so important?
  • Ancient Israel: The ancient city of Jerusalem, dating to the time of King David's initial conquest, was recently discovered and excavated.
  • Power Of Prophecy: Who was this prophesied "Son" that would be referred to as "Wonderful," "Counselor," "Mighty God," and the "Prince of Peace?"
  • 10 Commandments: God delivered His law through the people of Israel and they've become the statutory basis for our laws ever since.
  • Al Khazneh: What myths and history revolve around the treasury at Petra? What do historians say? Find out here.
  • Petra the Ancient City: Centuries after its discovery, this mysterious city still stirs the imagination as well as our fascination. Why is there so much interest?
  • City of Petra: What is the significance of this great tourist spot and city of history? Find out about the inhabitants and history.
  • Christian Prophecy: The Jewish Messiah revealed in the Jewish Scriptures. A Jewish perspective on discovering the truth of Yeshua as Savior and Lord.
  • Religious Archaeology: Why are the Sumerian King List, the Epic of Gilgamesh, the Law Code of Hammurabi, and the Nuzi tablets important?
  • How Does Prophecy Work: Is it important? The Bible contains over 1,000 prophecies, 668 of which have been fulfilled, with none proven wrong.
  • Inspiration of Scripture: What does this biblical phrase mean? Why is it important in our understanding of biblical authority? Find out here.
  • Messianic Prophecy: Take a look at the collection of prophecies from the Jewish Scriptures that tell of a coming Redeemer.
  • Bible Prophecy: Compare the biblical prophecies of Daniel with secular history. You will see incredible accuracy as you study these texts.
  • 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.
  • All About Truth: Does the Bible claim to be the very words of God? How can we know for sure? What is the evidence?
  • Gospel Of John: Even with historical trustworthiness, the notion of "divine inspiration" still seemed a little over the edge to me.
  • Bible Prophecies Fulfilled: A look at some Bible Prophecies Fulfilled in history, including the Decree of Cyrus, City of Tyre, and City of Samaria.
  • Biblical Archaeology: The Bible proves credible again and again as archaeologists uncover corroberating artifacts.
  • Israel Archaeology: There's a big difference between historic generalities and the specific people and events mentioned in the Bible. Check out the evidence!
  • Bible Archaeology: The evidence for the ancient cities and empires of the Bible.
  • Bible Manuscripts: The manuscript evidence for the New Testament is dramatic, with nearly 25,000 ancient manuscripts discovered and archived so far.
  • Who Wrote The Bible: Is the Bible truly the divinely inspired Word of God? Check out some of the evidence for yourself.
  • Bible Codes: Discover evidence of traditional and tested examples of supernatural design and integration that leap from the pages of Godís Word.
  • All About Archaeology: What is it? How does it uncover history? What can we learn from these fascinating artifacts? Discover awesome things that reveal hidden truth.
  • Petra: What is the history behind this remarkable location? What is the present site used for in todayís culture?
  • Bible Translations: What about all of the changes made to the Bible over the centuries? What about all those interpretations of oral tradition?
  • 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!
  • Teachings of Jesus: What was Jesusí response to the Old Testament Law? Does it point the way to forgiveness and salvation from sin?
  • 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.
  • Bible Truth Video: What does the evidence of history, archaeology, and prophecy reveal about Biblical inspiration, trustworthiness, and authenticity?
  • 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.
  • Moral Ethics Video: Randall Niles examines the conflicting concepts of moral relativism and universal truth as they are applied by many people today.
  • 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.
  • 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?
  • Bible Translations: Why are there so many? What is the significance of each? Study history and a brief overview of 5 translations.
  • 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.
  • Davidic Covenant: Why is this covenant between God and David important? Read the text and find out how it impacted people through history.
  • Mosaic Covenant: What was the reason for this covenant between God and the nation of Israel? Study the biblical texts here.
  • Abrahamic Covenant: What this a conditional covenant or unconditional? Find out what the Bible says about this covenant.
  • Covenants in the Bible: What are the covenants taught in the Bible? Why are they important? Who are they between? Find out info here.
  • 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.
  • Adamic Covenant: Why was this covenant important to the history of mankind? Find out the results of this agreement.
  • New Covenant: It is by a sacrificial action that atonement for rebellion and sin is made in payment for sin.
  • Palestinian Covenant: What is this agreement that God made with the Hebrew people as recorded in Deuteronomy 29 and 30:1-10?
  • Misquoting Jesus: Read a response to Bart Ehrmanís book Misquoting Jesus. Study some Greek variants that lead to his conclusion on textual criticism.
  • 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?
  • Old Testament Law: Do Old Testament laws continue to bind Christians today? Read this response to Sam Harris by RC Metcalf.
  • Biblical Inspiration: Investigate seven problem texts cited by Ehrman in the book Misquoting Jesus. Do the affect key doctrines of the faith?
  • 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!
  • 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!
  • Zeitgeist Movie: Is this movie true? Study the claims and see how they compare to historical facts. Is Jesus Christ comparable to Horus?
  • Zeitgeist Movie Video: Did mystery religions influence Christianity? Randall Niles looks at the ancient pagan and mystery religions.
  • Thebes: What is important about this location? What archaeological significance does this city have? Learn more here.
  • Karnak Temple: Study this area and the artwork related to Old Testament biblical history. What is the significance of this Temple complex?
  • Shechem: What is the significance of this location in biblical archaeology? Can we learn from the archaeological finds?
  • Mount Sinai: What is the significance of this location in biblical archaeology? Can we learn from the archaeological finds?
  • History of the Bible Video: What validity does the Bible have? What is the history of this best-seller? Learn from Randall Niles.
  • Patriarchs: What is a Patriarch? How does someone get this status? What can we learn from biblical patriarchs?
  • Giza Plateau: Learn about the home to the famous Great Pyramids and Great Sphinx. What else can be viewed in this area?
  • History of the Rosetta Stone: Where was it located and what is the significance? What impact has it had on the study of hieroglyphics?
  • Samaria: What major biblical events occurred in Samaria? What lessons can we learn from studying this location?
  • Goshen: What is this land famous for? What significance does it have? Find out what has occurred in this region.
  • Exodus Route: What are considered possible routes of the Hebrew Exodus out of Egypt? Where did Moses lead them? Is it possible?
  • Moses and the Exodus: What is so important about this exodus of the Hebrews out of Egypt? What possible contradictions are there?
  • King Tut Throne: What can we learn about this king from looking as his throne? What is the significance of various aspects of the throne?
  • 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.
  • Tower of Babel: What is the biblical story of the Tower of Babel? Study the account in Genesis and understand how this tower was designed.
  • 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.
  • Bethlehem Video: Ray Vander Laan describes Bethlehem as it was during the time Jesus was born. What do we know about the location?
  • Holy Bible Video: Is your life inspired by the Scriptures? David Bowden shares about the power of God's words.
  • Exodus Route Video: Follow Ray Vander Laan as he shares the long difficult route from Egypt to the Promise Land. What were the struggles?
  • 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.
  • Capernaum Video: Greg Laurie speaks from Capernaum, where Jesus lived and based his public ministry in Galilee. What do we know about the location?
  • Christian Prophecy Video: In this segment, Chuck Missler discusses the probability of one man fulfilling 48 prophecies. What is the probability?
  • 10 Commandments Video: As an 80-year-old man, Moses climbed Mount Sinai at least four times. Is this significant?
  • Biblical Archaeology Video: Ted Wright tells us the role of archeology when it comes to apologetics. What is the importance?

WHAT DO YOU THINK? - We have all sinned and deserve God's judgment. God, the Father, sent His only Son to satisfy that judgment for those who believe in Him. Jesus, the creator and eternal Son of God, who lived a sinless life, loves us so much that He died for our sins, taking the punishment that we deserve, was buried, and rose from the dead according to the Bible. If you truly believe and trust this in your heart, receiving Jesus alone as your Savior, declaring, "Jesus is Lord," you will be saved from judgment and spend eternity with God in heaven.

What is your response?

Yes, today I am deciding to follow Jesus

Yes, I am already a follower of Jesus

I still have questions