Category Archives: Bible in British Museum

Isaiah’s Amazing Cyrus Prophecy — Not THOSE Gates!

The Bible in the British Museum Welcome to Room 6 of the British Museum!  This picture appears to be taken at a time when the Museum was not open, with the Black Obelisk moved to where it could be in … Continue reading

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Isaiah’s Amazing Cyrus Prophecy — “The Hidden Treasures”

I’ve been writing on Isaiah’s prophecy of Cyrus the Great, the Persian emperor who God used to restore the Jews to the Promised Land.  In Isaiah chapters 40-48, there are a series of prophecies which would not have been understood … Continue reading

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Bible in the British Museum — British Museum Links

My “Bible in the British Museum” series (series summary here) has a lot of links to the British Museum website.  Whenever I have used one of their pictures the picture itself is a link to their site, as well as … Continue reading

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The Bible — Not Like Archaeology — Always True, Always Reliable

We weigh the story we think the stones are telling us by the Book, not the other way around. Continue reading

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Biblical Archaeology — Always True, Not Always Reliable

The truth of the Bible remains, as it always has been, a question of faith. Continue reading

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“The Houses of Ivory Shall Perish”

The Samarian ivories show the connection between ivory and idolatry in Ahab’s Israel. Continue reading

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Shebna’s Tomb — “The Lord Will Carry Thee Away”

Erecting showy monuments to yourself never ends well, of whatever material they are made and wherever you build them. Continue reading

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