After studying old ships logs, "he compiled charts of ocean-wind and sea currents.
To study the speed and direction of the ocean currents Maury set adrift weighted bottles known as drift bottles.
After all, politically correct deceptions are far more acceptable than facts to a world that no longer tolerates Truth.
" Job -29 "The wind goes toward the south, and turns around to the north; The wind whirls about continually, and comes again on its circuit.When Sargon's royal palace was excavated, researchers found his name engraved on numerous bricks in the palace walls -- along with boastful references to his conquest of Ashdod."An inscription carved into a limestone slab found at TEL Miqne, 23 miles southwest of Jerusalem, confirms the identification of the site as Ekron, one of the five Philistine capital cities mentioned in the Bible. the city was sacked by the Babylonian king Nebuchadnezzar.""Be strong and courageous; do not be afraid nor dismayed before the king of Assyria, nor before all the multitude that is with him; for there are more with us than with him.The inscription is unique because it contains the name of a biblical city and five of its rulers, two of whom are mentioned as kings in texts other than the Bible.... this city was conquered by the Assyrian king Sargon II. C., it came under the control of Hezekiah, king of Judah.... With him is an arm of flesh; but with us is the Lord our God, to help us and to fight our battles.' And the people were strengthened by the words of Hezekiah king of Judah."The Bible's Buried Secrets" a PBS documentary first aired on November 18, 2008, seems designed to undermine the Bible.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.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.