Then we do well to remember, as one has said, that the bible does not make truth any more than books written on electricity make electricity. Evidence and answers is where you can easily find information defending the christian faith. For instance, astrophysical evidence suggests that the universe is approximately. He uses logic, as well as science, to talk about aspects in living things with indicate the need for a designer. The intended effect is to demonstrate that the bible was right long before science was while, in fact, the bible is rife. Reviews of books with scientific evidence that god exists x. There is much evidence that these events are historically accurate. Science confirms the bible is a short poster full of imagined proofs that the bible is scientifically accurate. The most controversial book of the bible is genesis, especially the first eleven chapters. Now we know that there are scientific facts in the bible 7 scientific 4301 10.
One of the truly amazing facts about bible history is the phenomenal accuracy that characterizes the text. But whether from archaeological finds or physics students reconstructing noahs ark, were amassing more scientific evidence every year. Jul 04, 20 the phrase scientific evidence has become part of the vernacular thrown about like a hot potato during discussions of major environmental, health or social issues. Historical accuracy the institute for creation research. Ray comfort has authored over 50 books, including the evidence bible, hells best kept secret, overcoming panic attacks, and the way of the master. Numerous items discussed in the bible such as nations, important people, customary practices, etc. Apr 12, 2016 new evidence on when bible was written. Living waters publications, bellflower, ca, usa 15629208431 bridgelogos publishers, gainesville, fl. Young earth creationism is, in fact, an attempt to make science compatible with the fundamentalists belief in biblical literalism and infallibility. The bible offers many specific examples of amazingly accurate science, and science has uncovered many amazing evidences that the universe. If the opening chapters of the bible are myth, why believe the rest of the bible such as christs resurrection. Most professional archaeologists and historians acknowledge the historicity of the bible, and yet many theologians still embrace prearchaeological critical theories about the bible.
The authors purpose was to provide a reliable summary of the uptodate positions in laymens terms, with added reference books suggested for deeper study into the. He cohosts with kirk cameron the way of the master television show, and his ministry has been commended by franklin graham, david wilkerson, dr. One can extend biblical historicity to the evaluation of whether or not the christian new testament is an accurate record of the historical jesus and of the apostolic age. In an effort to show this it quote mines the bible and then compares what it says to science now and then. What scientific evidence proves that parts of the bible are. Let the debate continue, but let all the evidence be admitted. Then he said to thomas, reach here your finger, and see my hands. The books of the new testament were written centuries after the events they describe. Man discovered truth and then wrote what he knew about it. The bible is estimated to have been written between 1450 b. Indeed, this is one way the bible s authenticity can be tested.
Take, for example, lukes two new testament documents luke and acts. Science speaks scientific proof of the accuracy of prophecy and. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Mcdowell explains who jesus is, and why the new testament record of his personality and.
Hydrothermal vents are described in two books of the bible written before 1400bcmore than 3,000 years before their discovery by science. Suggesting that the bibles authority rests on its scientific accuracy. Scientific accuracy as a proof of bible inspiration chuck northrop christian evidences 19th annual midwest lectures page 1 2001 this material may be freely distributed as long as it remains unchanged and proper credit is given for source. This page indexes all the helps into five sections. Hundreds of ancient discoveries verify its accuracy. We are not aware of any scientific evidence that contradicts the bible. One archaeological discovery, the ebla site, contained rich archives of clay tablets, an ancient library if you will. Some of its books deal with history, some with prophecy, some with songs and poetry and some moral teachings. No, modern science is not catching up to the bible articles. It has been subjected to the minutest scientific textual analysis possible to. Jesus and the bible and christianity rise or fall on christs resurrection. Science speaks is an enlightening comparison of biblical truth and established scientific data. Science speaks is an enlightening comparison of biblical truth and the established scientific data. In evidence for the bible these once darkened windows are dusted and made clear, helping us discover archaeological finds that confirm or illustrate the biblical account.
I can only assume that you do not want people to purchcase this book. To see everything you can simply scroll down the page, or go directly to a specific section by clicking one of these links. One of the major problems many people have today in accepting the bible as the word of god is the supposed conflict between the bible and science. In fact, it is one of the best documented events of ancient history. May 30, 2014 brian edwards is the author of twenty books, including one on the accuracy and authority of the bible, historical biographies on william tyndale and john newton and grace amazing grace, a study of the greatest word in the christian vocabulary. Appearing in the new testament books of john, matthew, luke, and acts, caiaphas was the high priest of israel who presided over jesuss trial before delivering him to roman governor pontius pilate for crucifixion. Many would suggest that the bible is an antiquated religious book, filled with scientific fallacies and mistakes. Many people think the stories in the bible couldnt possibly be true. The bible claimed that there are billions of stars host of heaven is the biblical term for the stars. If this is correct job is very likely to be the oldest book in the bible possibly composed during the time of the patriarchs.
These books combined constitute more than a quarter of the bulk of the new testament. The bible is the most historically accurate book ever penned. Christ himself, the word of god who is the author of all scripture, asserted that. The evidence strongly supports the accuracy of the. Many of them were listed in the bible hundreds or even thousands of years before being recorded elsewhere. Others believe that the bible is a book of true religion, but dealing solely with spiritual subjects, with any matters of science and. Thriftbooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. The author is a chess champion, as well as a scientist. The bible is not a science book, yet it is scientifically accurate. It covers topics including the reliability of the bible, biblical people, answers to objections, and much more. Of course, its important to note that the bible isnt a history book, nor is it intended to be one. The evidence continues to accumulate in favor of the bible as the product of divine intelligence.
One of them is that the bible is not accurate scientifically, but this just isnt so. It is the popular belief that the bible and science are at odds, that intelligence is on the side of unbelief, and that only childish or sentimental or uneducated people still trust the contents of. Evidence for the bible master books, new leaf press. Even those who wrote the bible made it clear it was not a secular history, even though secular events are referred to. Apr 01, 2011 the bible never claims to be a science textbook. Scientific evidences in the bible revolution for jesus. Because the scriptures continually refer to historical events, they are verifiable. The historicity of the bible is the question of the bible s acceptability as a history. First, compared to other holy books, the bible is unique in many respects.
The bible text has been used time and again by archaeologists to locate longlost sites of cities and towns mentioned in the bible by geographical references made to them. Bible believing christianity is not blind religious faith. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains. The bible says there are many infallible proofs of christs resurrection acts 1. Dead sea scrolls, historical documentation, and other sources all confirm the authenticity of the bible. Were available to take your call monday through friday, 11am est 7pm est.
The book is divided into chapters, each focusing on a field of science or a specific book. The bible has quite a few dates and talks about lots of old men who supposedly lived for 900 years. Yet, there are mountains of evidence to prove otherwise. Following are examples of the overwhelming scientific evidence for the bible. Jampacked with information, this book looks at why the bible can be trusted, including its historical reliability and accuracy. Dec 02, 2011 7 simple, commonsense evidences that blow the literal bible out of. Scientific accuracy as a proof of bible inspiration chuck northrop when considering evidences or apologetics concerning the bible, one quickly learns there are two types of revelation from god. When examining the books of the bible, scholars examine the historical context of passages, the importance ascribed. Scientific accuracy as a proof of bible inspiration.
The mathematical equations proving bible prophesy are nothing short of amazing. Dead sea scrolls, historical documentation, and word of mouth all confirm the authenticity of the bible. Using these dates and records, christian apologist bishop ussher created the most commonly accepted chronology that claims that the earth was created in 4004 bc. The bible is not a book about science, but when it does speak scientifically, it is accurate. This can be extended to the question of the christian new testament as an accurate record of the historical jesus and the apostolic age. It took a line of thirty cubits to measure around it. First, there is natural revelation which is natures declaration that god exists.
The bible, comprising 66 books written between sometime greater than 2100 bc and 100 ad, was not written as a scientific text or collection of scientific books. Indeed, this is one way the bibles authenticity can be tested. Bible accuracy the bible s accuracy and prophetic ability come up in almost every debate with a christian, most often it seems in discussions with creationists and fundamentalists. We personally assess every books quality and offer rare, outofprint treasures. Reviews of books with scientific evidence that god exists. Unfortunately, many bible scholars, ministers and theologians agree. In fact, it was far ahead of any other writing of its time. Its virtually indisputable that the text in genesis 1 and the genealogies in the bible portray a 6 to 10 thousand year old earth and universe. Nevertheless, the bible claims to be true from the beginning psalm 119. The new evidence that demands a verdict maintains and strengthens mcdowells original arguments for the validity of christianity. Evidence for the bible master books, new leaf press, attic. Science speaks is an enlightening comparison of biblical truth and.
For information contact the 39 th street church of christ, 15331 east 39 th street, independence, mo 64055. However, people and events mentioned in the bible can be. Statements consistent with astronomy the bible says that each star is unique. What is the scientific argument against the existence of god. It would be extremely difficult for the honest skeptic to dispute the overwhelming archaeological support for the historical accuracy of both the old and new testaments.
The historicity of the bible is the question of the bibles relationship to history covering not just. Evidence for creation evidence from scripture accurate data next. The evidence for the book of job allows for, but does not demand, a second millennium b. What is ultimately at stake is the accuracy of the first book of the bible, genesis. Science speaks scientific proof of the accuracy of prophecy and the bible stoner. We check and recheck them to insure their accuracy visavis the original. Science speaks scientific proof of the accuracy of. Historicalscientific evidence of validity of bible and. Scientific evidences in the bible the bible, comprising 66 books written between sometime greater than 2100 bc and 100 ad, was not written as a scientific text or collection of scientific books.
In 1990, workers widening a road in jerusalem stumbled across an ancient burial. Scientific proof of the accuracy of prophecy and the bible. Ever since scientific archaeology started a century and a half ago, the consistent pattern has been this. He edits the day one publications travel guide series and preaches and lectures across the uk and. Sep 23, 2016 a new book hopes to settle a centuries old debate regarding the historical validity of the bible experts seemingly constantly debate the accuracy of the bible, with some arguing that jesus of. When studying the books of the bible, scholars examine the historical context of passages, the importance.
Expert claims recent discoveries prove historical accuracy. The verse nearly every skeptic on the internet uses in trying to disprove the scientific accuracy of the bible is found in 1 kings 7. There is little evidence that the writer of job actually meant to talk about. Discover how the evidence from science, archaeology and prophecy confirms the accuracy of the bible this book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. Criticism of the bible is an interdisciplinary field of study concerning the factual accuracy of the claims and the moral tenability of the commandments made in the bible, the holy book of. It is a book about god and his relationship with man. The word dinosaur was introduced to the english dictionary in 1842 by richard owen. The bible was written by approximately 40 different men approximately because of debates about the authorship of some books over a period of 1500 years essentially the time of moses, the.
For a more thorough treatment on the bibles reliability, see question 4 is the bible reliable. Weve already covered the pilate stone, physical evidence that pontius pilate actually existed. The biblewas an not an abstract, otherworldly book, dropped out of heaven. This is the home page for answers from the evidence bible. The bible is not a science textbook, but it contains statements about science that may surprise you. Russell had to say, there is evidence outside the bible that proves the reality of its history. There are many scientific facts mentioned in the bible that were not understood by man until centuries after the bible was written.
The old and new testaments pass the bibliographic, internal, and external tests like no other ancient books. Mar 22, 2016 science can show you millions of dead bodies in the 4th day after their death, smelling putrefaction, and none ot them will be resurrected like lazarus. No, modern science is not catching up to the bible. When it made this statement, no one knew how vast the numbers of stars were as only about 1,100 were observable. The bible is not a science textbook, but is it scientifically accurate. The chronological details in the prologue to jeremiah 1. Evidence for natures intelligent design the god of the bible by dr. Second, the bible accurately reveals historical people, events, and places. Jun 29, 2015 well first, thanks for the a2a renato and the opportunity to serve. We have listed statements on this page that are consistent with known scientific facts. The historicity of the bible is the question of the bible s relationship to history covering not just the bible s acceptability as history but also the ability to understand the literary forms of biblical narrative.
This chart shows scientific facts and principles referred to in this ancient bible, but not actually discovered by humankind until later centuries. What scientific evidence proves that parts of the bible. Brian edwards is the author of twenty books, including one on the accuracy and authority of the bible, historical biographies on william tyndale and john newton and grace amazing grace, a study of the greatest word in the christian vocabulary. He made the sea of cast metal, circular in shape, measuring ten cubits from rim to rim and five cubits high.1077 1301 6 1187 431 536 845 1102 1130 49 1409 903 1051 669 373 463 1155 323 719 922 1462 93 240 341 980 1075 285 1070 1066 1355 1192 865 1498 504 1060 427