What is Truth? Historical Evidence

In addition to the unbelievable amount of manuscript evidence we have verifying the accuracy of the biblical texts, there have been many incredible archaeological finds that support the historical events of the nation of Israel. In this video Chad Hampsch talks about the necessity to consider the scientific and archaeological discoveries that verify the Bible.

Important Archaeological Finds Verifying the Biblical Text

Merneptah Stele – c. 1209 BCE – Egyptian mention of Israel

Mesha stele – c.850 BCE – Moabite mention of the House of David and House of Omri

Black Obelisk of Shalmaneser III – c.825 BCE – Earliest impression of a biblical figure, Jehu or possibly his messenger.

Tel Dan Stele – c.800 BCE – Record of the House of David and King of Israel

Nimrud Tablet K.3751 – c.733 BCE – First inscription found describing Judah

Siloam inscription – c.701 BCE – Record of the construction of Hezekiah’s tunnel

Sennacherib’s Annals – c.690 BCE – Assyrian King Sennacherib’s siege of Jerusalem

Nebuchadnezzar Chronicle – c.550 – 400 BCE – Nebuchanezzar’s first siege of Jerusalem

Cylinder of Cyrus – c.530 BCE – King Cyrus’s policies toward former Babylonian captives

Arch of Titus – c.82 CE – Relief showing items taken from the temple by Titus’s army

Chad Hampsch is the Vice President of the Kanakuk Institute.

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