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Bible History

"And these words which I command you today shall be in your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, when you walk by the way, when you lie down, and when you rise up. You shall bind them as a sign on your hand, and they shall be as frontlets between your eyes" (Deuteronomy 6:6-8).

The history of the Bible was intended to be preserved and passed down from generation to generation—as it has been. Learn more below.

  • by Amanda Stiver
Research at the site of Tel Megiddo in Israel, famous in the New Testament as Armageddon, is being done by a combination of archaeologists and scientists—specifically chemists and biologists.
  • by Mario Seiglie
Egypt has recently been rocked by turmoil and unrest, with longtime ruler Hosni Mubarak forced from office. Could this be the beginning of a trend foretold in Bible prophecy? What else does Scripture reveal about Egypt in history and prophecy?
  • by United Church of God
The Bible is composed of written material presented in two sections, traditionally labeled the Old Testament and the New Testament.
  • by Dan Dowd
The Bible is a unique book in the annals of history. Not only is it one of the most accurately and thoroughly preserved books of antiquity, it also stands alone as a record of God's instruction for subsequent generations on how to live.
  • by Randy Stiver
The King James Version, or Authorized Version, of the Bible was completed in 1611. Even if you have a more modern English version, it owes a great deal to this groundbreaking translation.
  • by United Church of God
For many years some critics have asserted that many biblical figures, including King David, are nothing more than myth. But a dramatic find forced Bible critics to retreat.
  • by Paul Luecke
If you've explored this question, you've probably encountered conflicting messages—even among those who believe in the Creator. What does the Bible indicate?
  • by Heather Bennett, Jim Springer
Unearthing the Mysteries of the Plagues
  • by Vertical Thought
References to Christ appear in more than just the Bible—secular historians of his era talked about Him as well. The following is from our free booklet Jesus Christ: The Real Story:
  • by Larry Greider
The central teaching of Christianity is being challenged as more skeptics question Jesus' existence and choose their own destiny apart from God and the Bible. But proving Jesus' existence isn't difficult.
  • by Jeremy Lallier
Only two kings in Israel and Judah's history followed God's command to tear down the pagan high places of sacrifice. What was it that motivated them to carry out God's order when so many of their predecessors and successors did not? What can we learn from their example in order to tear down our own spiritual high places in our hearts?