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Now this is eternal life: that they know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent. John 17:3


 
 

 
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Archaeological evidence verifying biblical cities

There is very little doubt in anyone’s mind about the reality of so many of the Old and New Testament cities mentioned in the Bible.  Therefore, it is hardly necessary to document their existence.  Nevertheless, followi...
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Names of God in the Holy Bible

  Name of God ADONAI – The Lord, My Great Lord JEHOVAH JIREH – The Lord Will Provide EL -The Strong One JEHOVAH MEKADDISHKEM – The Lord Who Sanctifies EL ELOHE YISRAEL – God, the God of Israel JEHO...
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Dictionary of Bible Terms

  by Matt Slick Autograph – An original writing of a biblical document.  The original manuscript written. Canon – The collection of books that are considered inspired from God and authoritative in all areas ad...
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God’s Final World Judgment

Revelation 20 (King James Version) Revelation 20 1And I saw an angel come down from heaven, having the key of the bottomless pit and a great chain in his hand. 2And he laid hold on the dragon, that old serpent, which is the De...
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100 Truths About Jesus

          Jesus claimed to be God – John 8:24; 8:56-59 (see Exodus 3:14); John 10:30-33 Jesus is called God – John 1:1,14; 20:28; Col. 2:9; Titus 2:13; Heb. 1:8 Jesus is the image of the inv...
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10 Things God Wants You To Know

  GOD LOVES YOU AND JESUS CHRIST DIED ON THE CROSS IN YOUR PLACE FOR YOUR SINS “For God loved the world so much that he gave his one and only Son, (Jesus) so that everyone who believes in him will not perish but have e...
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How to Interpret the Bible

by Matt Slick The Bible is God’s Word. But some of the interpretations derived from it are not.  There are many cults and Christian groups that use the Bible, claiming their interpretations are correct.  Too often, however,...
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Scientific Accuracies of the Bible

Many people doubt the Bible for various reasons.  One of them is that the Bible is not accurate scientifically, but this just isn’t so.  The Bible is not a book about science, but when it does speak scientifically, it i...
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Non-biblical accounts of New Testament events and/or people

Following is a list of extra-biblical (outside of the Bible) references of biblical events, places, etc.  The list is not exhaustive but is very representative of what is available. Flavius Josephus (AD 37?-101?, a Jewish hist...
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How To Tell The Children Of God

1 John 3 (King James Version) 1 John 3 1Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called the sons of God: therefore the world knoweth us not, because it knew him not. 2Beloved, now are we ...
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Is the Bible inspired?

by Matt Slick The doctrine of the inspiration of the Bible means that the Bible in the original documents is God-breathed, that it is a divine product, and, because it is divine, the original documents are inerrant.  The copie...
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Prophecy, the Bible and Jesus

by Matt Slick How do you respond to someone’s claim that the Bible is not inspired?  Is there a way to prove inspiration or, at least, intelligently present evidence for its inspiration?  The answer is, “Yes!̶...
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Illustration of Bible text manuscript tree and variant readings

by Matt Slick The following diagram illustrates manuscript corruptions in the biblical texts that are produced, for whatever reason, and copied down to later manuscripts.  The purpose of the illustration is to show how copy er...
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Bible Chronology of the New Testament

by Matt Slick The following chronological list is adapted from The Chronological Bible.  Its purpose is to help you develop an overall understanding of the order of the major people and events of the Bible.  The dates are dis...
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What is the Third Heaven?

  At the time of ancient Israel they did not have as complete an understanding of the universe as we do today.  So they wrote in terms with which  they were familiar.  The Jews spoke of three heavens.  The first heaven...
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Manuscript evidence for superior New Testament reliability

by Matt Slick The New Testament is constantly under attack and its reliability and accuracy are often contested by critics.  But, if the critics want to disregard the New Testament, then they must also disregard other ancient ...
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Old Testament Books

by Matt Slick The Old Testament has 39 books total, which consist of… Pentateuch – 5 books Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy Historical Books – 12 books Joshua, Judges, Ruth, First Samuel, Secon...
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Can We Trust the New Testament as a Historical Document?

Many people do not believe that the Bible is a reliable document of history.  But, the fact is the Bible is very trustworthy as a historical document.  If we were to look at a chart that compared the biblical documents with o...
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The Crucifixion of Jesus

  by Matt Slick The crucifixion of Christ is recorded in all four gospels: Matthew 27:33-44; Mark 15:22-32; Luke 23:33-43; John 19:17-30. Crucifixion is the process where a person is nailed or bound to a cross or a stake....
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What is the Canon?

by Matt Slick The word “canon” means “standard” or “rule.”  It is the list of authoritative and inspired Scriptures.  Different religions have different canons. In Judaism, the canon consis...
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Names of Jesus in the Holy Bible

Names of JESUS ALMIGHTY – Revelation 1:8 ALPHA AND OMEGA- Revelation 1:8, Revelation 21:6, Revelation 22:13 AUTHOR AND FINISHER – Hebrews 12:2 THE BEGINNING AND THE END – Revelation 21:6 BELOVED – Ephesi...
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Names of the Holy Spirit in the Holy Bible

  Name   BREATH OF THE ALMIGHTY – Job 33:4 COUNSELOR COMFORTER – John 14:16, 26, 15:26, Romans 8:26 SPIRIT OF COUNSEL – Isaiah 11:2 ETERNAL SPIRIT – Hebrews 9:14 FREE SPIRIT – Psalm 51:12...
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New Testament Books

by Matt Slick The New Testament has 27 books total, which consist of… Historical Books –  Matthew, Mark, Luke, John, Acts Pauline Epistles – Romans, 1 Corinthians, 2 Corinthians, Galatians, Ephesians, Philipp...
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Wasn’t the New Testament written hundreds of years after Christ?

Though some say that the New Testament was written 100-300 years after Christ died, the truth is that it was written before the close of the first century by those who either knew Christ personally, had encountered him, or were...
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Basic Christian Doctrine

There is only one God – Isaiah 43:10; 44:6,8; John 17:3; 1 Cor. 8:5-6; Gal. 4:8-9 God is a Trinity – 2 Cor. 13:14; 1 Pet. 1:2 There are no Gods before or after God – Isaiah 43:10 God knows all things – 1...
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When is the World coming to an End?

by Matt Slick This question is asked by those who believe in God and those who don’t. We can’t help but wonder what the future holds. It is obvious that our world is full of danger, potential plagues, and war. We ha...
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When was the Bible written and who wrote it?

by Matt Slick The following dates are not always exact, but are very good estimates. Old Testament Book Author Date Written Genesis Moses ? – 1445 B.C. Exodus Moses 1445 – 1405 B.C. Leviticus Moses 1405 B.C. Numbers...
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Hasn’t the Bible been rewritten so many times that we can’t trust it anymore?

by Matt Slick This is a common misconception.  Some people think that the Bible was written in one language, translated to another language, then translated into yet another and so on until it was finally translated into the E...
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Quake reveals day of Jesus’ crucifixion, researchers believe

They say analysis of Dead Sea seismic activity points to Friday, April 3, in year 33   By Jennifer Viegas Geologists say Jesus, as described in the New Testament, was most likely crucified on Friday, April 3, in the year 3...
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