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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

Science Makes God Unnecessary

Not so fast. Ph.D. mathematician and professor Dr. William Dembski loves science and seeing what scientific discovery points to: the necessity of a Master designer. Watch him explain how. 18 more words


Do The Ica Stones From Ica, Peru Prove The Recent Existence Of Dinosaurs?

Skeptics call the Ica Stones hoaxes, perpetrated by Javier Cabrera and carved by local farmer Basilio Uschuya for the tourist industry, yet Dennis Swift has been studying them for several decades.  8,073 more words

Current Events Understood In The Light Of Scripture

The Ancient Mass in the “House Churches” was not as Informal as Many Think

Writes Msgr Charles Pope:

As you may know, the Catholic Faith was illegal in the Roman Empire prior to 313 AD, when the Emperor Constantine issued the Edict of Milan permitting the Christian Faith to flourish publicly. 114 more words