The beginnings of Aramaic cursive and its rapid development are undoubtedly connected with the rise of the Aramaic language and script as an international means of communication."The prophet Isaiah tells us that "Sargon, the king of Assyria, sent" his commander to fight "against Ashdod," a coastal city in ancient Israel. Though Sargon is no household name, this verse fueled a controversy back in the early days of archeology.Some researchers had uncovered a stone obelisk with an engraved list of Assyrian kings. So the University of Chicago announced that they saw a "glaring contradiction in the Bible." They were wrong!It also strengthens the identification of Ekron with a... 2 Chronicles 32:7-8"...liberal scholars, intent on maintaining their criticism of the Bible, claimed that the Gospel of John could not have been written" by the actual disciple.
Not only does it demote Abraham and his descendants to the realm of mythology, it also dismisses the Exodus and denies any written Old Testament record prior to the "The excessive skepticism shown toward the Bible by important historical schools... Discovery after discovery has established the accuracy of innumerable details, and has brought increased recognition to the value of the Bible as a source of history."Dr.
After all, politically correct deceptions are far more acceptable than facts to a world that no longer tolerates Truth.
But that's all the more reason to be ready with answers to those who question our faith.
All the rivers run into the sea, yet the sea is not full; To the place from which the rivers come, there they return again." Ecclesiastes 1:6-7 Before God led His people into their promised land, He warned them through Moses not to follow the corrupt ways of neighboring nations.
This brief summary of one such warning could be a wake-up call to Americans as well:"..you have eaten and are full, and have built beautiful houses and dwell in them...
But in 1906 archaeologists unearthed the Hittite capital and in the years following excavated what is now known to have been a massive and very prominent Hittite civilization."was found in the ruins of TEL Dan (in northern Israel).