Archeology and carbon dating
When Sargon's royal palace was excavated, researchers found his name engraved on numerous bricks in the palace walls -- along with boastful references to his conquest of Ashdod."An inscription carved into a limestone slab found at TEL Miqne, 23 miles southwest of Jerusalem, confirms the identification of the site as Ekron, one of the five Philistine capital cities mentioned in the Bible. the city was sacked by the Babylonian king Nebuchadnezzar.""Be strong and courageous; do not be afraid nor dismayed before the king of Assyria, nor before all the multitude that is with him; for there are more with us than with him.The inscription is unique because it contains the name of a biblical city and five of its rulers, two of whom are mentioned as kings in texts other than the Bible.... this city was conquered by the Assyrian king Sargon II. C., it came under the control of Hezekiah, king of Judah.... With him is an arm of flesh; but with us is the Lord our God, to help us and to fight our battles.' And the people were strengthened by the words of Hezekiah king of Judah.
These mighty currents were first discovered by Matthew Maury, a naval officer who was confident that the Bible didn't lie.It also strengthens the identification of Ekron with a... 2 Chronicles 32:7-8"...liberal scholars, intent on maintaining their criticism of the Bible, claimed that the Gospel of John could not have been written" by the actual disciple.city-state recorded in Assyrian texts of the seventh century B. They argued that verses such as John 6:1 had to be wrong, since it refers to "five porches" at the Jerusalem's pool of Bethesda."He was elected to the Hall of Fame for Great Americans. reads: Matthew Fontaine Maury, Pathfinder of the Seas, the genius who first snatched from the oceans and atmosphere the secret of their laws.'" Thousands of years before scientists understood or acknowledged this cycle, it was documented in the Bible.The verses below describe the repeated cycle of precipitation, the flow of water into oceans, its evaporation, and its condensation, which is transported inland in clouds, and driven by currents of winds -- including the now familiar "jet stream," which was unheard of in former times. draws up drops of water, which distill as rain from the mist, which the clouds drop down and pour abundantly on man.