The Flight Into Egypt: The Holy Family in the Land of the Pharaohs

The Flight Into Egypt: The Holy Family in the Land of the Pharaohs

The Flight into Egypt  The Holy Family in the Land of the Pharaohs  On the surface, the Christmas story is a very simple one. It is about the birth of a child.  The child of the Christmas story, however, isn’t just about any child – He was the Son...
Who Were the Canaanites? The Archaeology Behind a Major Apologetic Question

Who Were the Canaanites? The Archaeology Behind a Major Apologetic Question

Aside from the historicity of the Exodus, and the existence of the Davidic Kingdom, perhaps no other event in the Old Testament has been the source of more controversy than the Canaanite conquest under Joshua. The “New Atheists” such as Richard Dawkins, Christopher...

Three Reasons Why The Ipuwer Papyrus Does Not Support the Exodus

On a regular basis I am sent in a question or questions about some detail of the Exodus. The questions range from the identity of the Exodus pharoah, to where I think the lsraelites crossed the Red Sea (or “Reed Sea,” depending on who you ask). One question that I’ve...

10 Significant Old Testament Archaeological Discoveries

In a seminal textbook on Old Testament archaeology, well known Israeli archaeologist Amon Ben-Tor stated a view that many skeptics have towards the Bible – particularly, the Old Testament. He wrote: It would be nigh impossible to estimate the amounts of money...