The Dead Sea Scrolls Shed Light on the Accuracy of the Bible

Posted: January 6, 2022 in Uncategorized

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Dr. Patrick Zukeran,

Dr. Patrick Zukeran reviews the discovery ofand important historical findings from the Dead Sea Scrolls.The texts discovered provide clear evidence as to the accuracy of our version of the Old Testament and the care with which it was preserved.

The Story of the Scrolls

Worship at the sacred Jerusalem Temple had become corrupt, with seemingly little hope for reform. A group of devoted Jews removed themselves from the mainstream and began a monastic life in the Judean desert. Their studies of the Old Testament Scriptures led them to believe that God’s judgment upon Jerusalem was imminent and that the anointed one would return to restore the nation of Israel and purify their worship. Anticipating this moment, the Essenes retreated into the Qumran desert to await the return of their Messiah. This community, which began in the third century B.C., devoted their days to the study and…

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