Work in Ethiopian Archaeology continues to help grow our Biblical knowledge

The Secrets of Ethiopian Archaeology Continue to Expand our Understanding Explore the secret tomb of a wealthy mystery woman known as Sleeping Beauty in the remote country of Ethiopia with legendary Biblical explorer Bob Cornuke. In the Gheralta plateau in Ethiopia, an archaeologist searched for the history of the Queen of Sheba and made an…

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Herodian Blocks at Yeha

On one of our trips to Ethiopia, we visited Christian sites like a Sabean (Sheba) Temple that was built in 700 BC; later on it was converted to a Jewish Temple. In around 600 AD, the then Jewish Temple was used as a Christian Church. However, the baptismal pool remains today. Pastor Stan Felder above…

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Ancient Ethiopian Manuscript Holy Book

An ancient monastery in Northern Ethiopia has revealed the earliest known illuminated Biblical Gospel manuscripts. The Biblical scripts have not left the tiny monastery since they were written between 330 and 650 AD. This carbon dating was conducted in Oxford in late 2010. There had been a 1500-year old oral tradition associating the Gospels with…

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Apocalypse of Peter Featured

Christian Manuscripts in Egypt and Ethiopia from 110 AD In 1886-1887 the Apocalypse of Peter manuscript or the Revelation of Peter was found north of Luxor, Egypt. Luxor is an area known for its many sites, like monasteries and churches, for the early church in Egypt. It was written in 110 AD. Another Apocalypse of…

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Remains of the Jewish Fortress of Masada

Tragic Last Stand at Masada At the edge of the Judean Desert, on a rocky plateau overlooking the Dead Sea, lies the excavated ruin of a royal citadel. It was the last stronghold held by Jewish Zealots who refused to submit to Roman occupation. When they could hold out no longer, Masada became the backdrop…

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ShipwreckAnd4Anchors FootstepsOfPaul

Shipwreck! Apostle Paul Survives Exciting archaeological discoveries from Israel and across the ancient Roman Empire are continuing to confirm stories from the Bible. One such event is a shipwreck that left the Apostle Paul stranded on an arid and barren piece of land in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea. This story of shipwreck is dramatic. Over…

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Legion Miracle Inscription

Photo Credit: Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs Hebrew Inscriptions Found at Site in Kursi In the Galilee, at Kursi or the area called the Gadarenes, where the “Legion Miracle” of Luke 8:26-39 took place, the water level dropped and exposed 1600 year old Hebrew inscriptions at the entrance of an ancient synagogue. According to an…

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A new piece of Christian archeology was found this week at the base of the southern wall of the Temple Mount. Excavators uncovered a seal bearing the name of Judean King Hezekiah. This oval seal is made of clay and measures only 9.7 X 8.6 mm. The clay seal reads, “Belonging to Hezekiah son of Ahaz king of Judah.” Scripture…

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View from Mt. Nebo, Jordan in the Footsteps of Ruth and Naomi

The sites in Israel and Jordan that you will encounter are unique and very in-depth.  Below is an outline on why this is one of the best Old and New Testament Biblical Israel tour you can take! 25 Bible Sites in Israel & Jordan City of David: Where you find the Ghion Springs, the Southern Steps and…

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