1. Archaeological evidence supports the events, people, and places described in the Old Testament.
2. Numerous ancient documents and manuscripts support the Old Testament’s reliability.
3. The Old Testament contains a high level of internal consistency and accuracy when compared with other ancient documents.
4. The Old Testament contains many prophecies that have been fulfilled in history.
5. Early Christian writers, such as Justin Martyr, Eusebius, Irenaeus, and Clement of Alexandria, cite passages from the Old Testament as historical fact.
6. The Dead Sea Scrolls demonstrate that the Hebrew Bible has remained virtually unchanged since it was written over 2,000 years ago.
7. The New Testament writers quote extensively from the Old Testament and treat it as reliable history (especially Luke).
8. Assyrian records provide external confirmation of events mentioned in the Old Testament (such as Sennacherib’s attack on Jerusalem).
9. Ancient Jewish sources outside of the Bible (such as Josephus’ Antiquities) support many details in the Old Testament narrative.
10.The language and style of many of the books suggest that they were composed by eyewitnesses or people who had direct access to eyewitness accounts (e.g., Isaiah 40-66; Daniel 9-12).
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