5 Reasons How We Know That the Bible Is True
In the previous article How Did We Get the Bible? I addressed how the Bible came to be what it is today. But how do we know that what the Bible says is actually true? Is it possible that the gospel writers were wrong?
Christians are sometimes labeled as having blind faith for accepting the Bible as being true. However, here are the 5 best reasons why we know that the Bible is true.
1) Archaeology Has Confirmed the Bible
One of the most powerful tools we use to check to see if the biblical account is true is through archaeology. Currently, there is an important and ongoing dig in Shiloh, Israel where they have found several important artifacts. Many of these discoveries verify biblical events and places.
Among the most popular discoveries are The Dead Sea Scrolls discovered in 1947 in the caves of Qumran, Israel. They provide conclusive evidence that the biblical record is accurate. The scrolls were written by the Essenes and are referred to by the Roman historian, Josephus.
Scholar and historian Colin Hemer who wrote The Books of Acts in the Setting of Hellenistic History describes 84 facts in Acts that have been confirmed by archaeological and historical research. The Bible is clear and full of specific details so that we can discover it’s validity…