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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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Can We Trust the New Testament as a Historical Document?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  But, the fact is the Bible is very trustworthy as a historical document.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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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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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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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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The Arrest, Trial and Crucifixion of Jesus

John 18-19 (King James Version) John 18 1When Jesus had spoken these words, he went forth with his disciples over the brook Cedron, where was a garden, into the which he entered, and his disciples. 2And Judas also, which betra...
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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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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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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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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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God Speaks on How He Created All Things

Genesis 1-4 (King James Version) Genesis 1 1In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. 2And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the fac...
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When were the gospels written and by whom?

by Matt Slick Dating the gospels is very important.  If it can be established that the gospels were written early, say before the year 70 A.D., then we would have good reason for believing that they were written by the discipl...
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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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When was the book of Acts written?

by Matt Slick The dating of the book of Acts is important because Acts was written after Luke.  If Acts was written in, say, 60 A.D., this would mean the Gospel of Luke was written before that period and would add credence to ...
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ANTICHRIST

Who or what is the antichrist? The term antichrist is only found in the epistles of John (1 John 2:18,22; 4:3; 2 John 1:7).  The antichrist is the one who opposes Christ and thus God.  The antichrist is an eschatological (end...
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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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The Greek and Hebrew Alphabets with numeric equivalents

by Matt Slick In English, we have alpha and numeric characters: a,b,c,d,e, etc., & 0,1,2,3,4, etc.  Both Greek and Hebrew have only one set of characters used for both words and numbers. When a word in Greek, for example, ...
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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 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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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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Jesus Prays

John 16-17 (King James Version) John 16 1These things have I spoken unto you, that ye should not be offended. 2They shall put you out of the synagogues: yea, the time cometh, that whosoever killeth you will think that he doeth...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Miscellaneous Information About The Bible

by Matt Slick It has been reported for about 50 years that the Bible has been the largest seller of all books published in the history of the world. The Bible was written by about 40 men in about 1600 years, dating from 1500 B....
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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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