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A Well Or A Monument...Which Are You Leaving?

A well or a monument…which is the better legacy? The Holy Land is filled with both and the Bible is replete with passages about digging wells and erecting monuments that were suppose to jog memories and keep the past alive. 1,019 more words

Holy Land Devotion

New Book Acquisitions & Site News - August 2017

Only three books purchased?! What’s going on?

That’s right; I only bought three books in August. There were no trips to second-hand stalls, no tempting sales, only the books I already intended to purchase. 1,602 more words


Ray participates in archaeological dig in Israel

Back in the eighth grade, she did a report on the Dead Sea Scrolls that sparked and interest in Biblical archaeology.

And this summer, Betty Ray of Carrollton joined the New Orleans Baptist Seminary’s Tel Gezer Water System Excavation Project sponsored by the Center for Archaeological Research. 429 more words

Faith @ Work

Wine and Prophecy: The Rebirth of Shomron

Photo: Hillel Mann, winemaker and owner of Beit El winery, examining his vineyard. Photo Credit: Beit El Winery

“Have you ever seen a prophecy come true? 1,668 more words


People in history

I was recently asked to comment on an article by Israel Finkelstein, which discussed the history of Ancient Israel. As could be expected, the article had some good points, reference to archaeological conclusions, declarations of scholarly consensus where no consensus exists, provocative language and was clearly in line with his customary perspective. 541 more words


The Canaanites weren’t annihilated, they just ‘moved’ to Lebanon?


The Canaanites weren’t annihilated, they just ‘moved’ to Lebanon

A UK-based study of ancient genomes finds Canaanites form over 90% of modern Lebanese ancestry, a trait they share with ancient Israelites… 892 more words


Answer to Last Week’s Question

Which ancient world empire cared more for its citizens, Egypt, Assyria, Babylon, Persia or Rome?

The mighty Medo Persian World Empire, 539-331 BC.

Read all about it here… 50 more words