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"Schaeffer Sunday" Taking on Ark Times Bloggers on the "Absurdity of Life without God!!" Part 1 (French physicist Blaise Pascal on the meaning of life)

The Bible and Science (Part 01)

Atheists Trying to Have Their Cake and Eat It Too on Morality

Uploaded on Jul 27, 2011

http://reasonablefaith.org – Atheists Trying to Have Their Cake and Eat It Too on Morality. 2,948 more words

Francis Schaeffer

A juglet to annoint

I’m continuing my series of discussing some biblical pottery terms, as they may relate to the ceramic finds in archaeological excavations. While some terms are used quite often in the Bible, others only have a very rare mention. 643 more words


Jehoshaphat's Reforms - 2 Chronicles 19

After Jehoshaphat returned to Jerusalem, he was visited by Jehu, the son of Hanani the seer. Jehu rebuked him for the alliance he had made with Ahab, but said that he had found favor with the Lord because he had “destroyed the Asheroth out of the land,” and also because he had set his heart “to seek God.” 237 more words


Ahab Defeated - 2 Chronicles 18

Jehoshaphat sought to make a marriage alliance with the northern king, Ahab. Ahab wanted Jehoshaphat to  bring his troops and fight against the Syrians at Ramoth-gilead. 293 more words


Jehoshaphat! - 2 Chronicles 17

Not many people know much about king Asa’s son Jehoshaphat, except that the name has been used in the phrase “Jumpin’ Jehoshaphat!” There is a lot of speculation about where that phrase came from, and if you query any search engine, you will come across some very entertaining attempts to explain it. 267 more words


The Wine in a Middle Bronze Age Palace in Israel


Wine is referenced over 230 times in the Bible. So some readers might be interested in this post from the Smithsonian blog on the chemical analysis of the contents of large jars found at Tel Kabri, tentatively identified as a wine cellar of a Middle Bronze Age palace. 12 more words

2,700-Year-Old Phoenician Shipwreck Discovered

Discovery News:

An international team of researchers has discovered the remains of a Phoenician ship that sunk in the waters off the island of Malta around 700 BC, Maltese authorities announced this week. 239 more words