The discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls is one of the most important archaeological finds ever for Christians. This find confirms that the Bible was translated accurately over the centuries. The scrolls also tell us about life at the time of Jesus and the New Testament. Dead Sea Scrolls
includes the story of how the scrolls were discovered, a map, time line, photos of the caves where they were discovered and photos of the scrolls themselves.
The Dead Sea Scrolls are a fascinating source of material regarding biblical times and the scrolls hold even greater importance to Christians. The Dead Sea Scrolls tell us:
- The reliability of Old Testament translation over the years
- Interesting information on the culture and times of Jesus Christ
- What the people of Jesus' time expected from the Messiah
The Dead Sea Scrolls
examines the discovery of the oldest known copies of portions of the Old Testament. These ancient documents confirm the accuracy of modern Bible translations, but what were they doing hidden in caves in Qumran? Who were the people who hid them there? What do these scrolls reveal about Jewish history, the Old and New Testaments and early Christianity? The Dead Sea Scrolls
investigates the amazing discovery. Includes a map of the region, a time line, and photos of caves and parchment scrolls. Includes insights on the Isaiah Scroll and other key discoveries.
The pamphlet reveals:
- What we know about the site
- How the scrolls reveal the accuracy of Old Testament Bible translation over the centuries
- What the scrolls reveal about Jewish history
- What the scrolls reveal about early Christianity
- What the scrolls reveal about the New Testament
The Dead Sea Scrolls
is packed with engaging information, including:
- Chart on the history of Qumran (Qumran is the location near the Dead Sea where the scrolls were found)
- Timeline paralleling people/events in Israel and events at Qumran
- Descriptions of the scrolls, with photos
- Photos of the Qumran site and the cave interiors
- Information regarding the scrolls' impact on modern biblical understanding
- An explanation of how some of the writings confirm the integrity of the New Testament and early Christianity
- Explanations regarding how the scrolls help settle arguments regarding the possible mistranslation of certain Biblical words
- The key to understanding the numbering system used by archaeologists to designate each scroll.
Some people make the mistake of believing that the Dead Sea Scroll are the originals of the Bible. The Dead Sea Scrolls
gives a more accurate picture of this important archaeological find and delves into the people who possessed the scrolls, which were known as the Dead Sea Sect. In addition to leaving the scrolls with biblical passages in clay pots under floors and in caves, the sect also left a variety of other writings including their religious rituals, marriage contracts, and predictions of future events, among other documents.
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