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Your Word Is Truth

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You will learn about Bible history and prophecy as well as Biblical archaeology. Furthermore, you will learn about historical persons in connection with the Bible.

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About the tour:

You will learn about Bible history and prophecy as well as about historical persons in connection with the Bible.

In addition, archaeology will be discussed and how it has produced beneficial information that has aided in the identification of Biblical sites and has shed light on the living conditions and activities of ancient peoples and rulers referred to in the Bible.

It will also be pointed out that archaeology is a nonessential supplement and an unrequired confirmation of the truth of God’s Word. The knowledge of the past in the light of the Bible is, alone, essential, and solidly reliable.

About the museum/location:

The Israel Museum is the largest cultural institution in the State of Israel and is ranked among the world’s leading art and archaeology museums. Founded in 1965, the Museum features the most extensive holdings of biblical and Holy Land archaeology in the world. In nearly seventy years, the Museum has built a far-ranging collection of nearly 500,000 objects, representing the full scope of world material culture.

Questions that will be answered on tour:
  • To what extent does archaeology serve to confirm the historicity of Bible accounts?
  • Is the knowledge of the past in the light of Biblical archaeological discovery necessary for faith in the Bible?
  • How much does the Bible, with or without archaeology, give true meaning to life?

Reviews of The Tour «Your Word Is Truth» from Our Guests

The Pilate Stone is a damaged block of carved limestone with a partially intact inscription, and attributed to, and mentioning, Pontius Pilate, a prefect of the Roman province of Judaea from 26 to 36 CE. The inscription constitutes the earliest surviving, and only contemporary, record of Pilate, who is otherwise known from the New Testament, the Jewish historian Josephus and writer Philo, and brief references by Roman historians such as Tacitus.

The Pilate Stone is a damaged block of carved limestone with a partially intact inscription, and attributed to, and mentioning, Pontius Pilate, a prefect of the Roman province of Judaea from 26 to 36 CE. The inscription constitutes the earliest surviving, and only contemporary, record of Pilate, who is otherwise known from the New Testament, the Jewish historian Josephus and writer Philo, and brief references by Roman historians such as Tacitus.

The Tel Dan Stele is a fragmentary stele that was discovered in 1993 in Tel-Dan which is in Israel. Its significance for the biblical version of Israel's past lies particularly in its mentioning a

The Tel Dan Stele is a fragmentary stele that was discovered in 1993 in Tel-Dan which is in Israel. Its significance for the biblical version of Israel's past lies particularly in its mentioning a "house of David". The rendering of the phrase bytdwd as "house of David" has been accepted by many scholars.

The Shrine of the Book houses the Isaiah scroll dating from the second century BCE, the most intact of the Dead Sea Scrolls, and the Aleppo Codex, dating from the 10th century CE, the oldest existing Hebrew Bible. A facsimile of the original Isaiah scroll is now on display in the shrine (not highlighted on the Spanish version of this tour).

The Shrine of the Book houses the Isaiah scroll dating from the second century BCE, the most intact of the Dead Sea Scrolls, and the Aleppo Codex, dating from the 10th century CE, the oldest existing Hebrew Bible. A facsimile of the original Isaiah scroll is now on display in the shrine (not highlighted on the Spanish version of this tour).

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