Answers to the most frequent and the most interesting questions about the Bible and Bible history we’ve received.
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The questions we are asked most often:
When and how did the original Twelve Apostles die?
Why didn’t I know that? (10 Bible facts most people never discover)
What are the Apochrypha? Why are the Catholic and Protestant Bibles different?
What are the signs of the times, of the last days?
What is the meaning of AD, BC, BCE and CE?
Read Your Bible In A Year – Recommendations from Our Readers
Who wrote the Bible? When? How Many Years Did it Take?
Are the books of the Bible in the order they were written? Did John really write John 1 and 2 after Revelation?
How did we get the English Bible?
Are there any scientific proofs of the Bible?
Are the dinosaurs in the Bible?
Are there any historical proofs of the Bible?
King James Bible Facts and Statistics
How Is The Bible Organized?
How many years were there in between the Old and New testament?
What is the best study bible according to seminary and college?
When was the word Bible first used?
When was Mary Magdalene first mentioned in the Bible?
Is Mohammed Named in the Bible?
How Long Was A Year In Bible Times?
Are there triplets in the Bible?
How about Troy? Is it in the Bible?
Is Arika in the Bible? If so, is it a place or a person?
Is There A Bible That Says “Thou Shalt Commit Adultery?”
Biblical History vs. Myths of other Religions
Bible History Timeline 430 Years in Egypt
Bible Timeline 1996 BC Birth of Abraham
What is the meaning of the number forty or 40 in the Bible?
Didn’t God say not to add to the Bible? Has the Bible been changed?
What was the original language of the Bible?
When is Queen Esther on the Bible Timeline?
A Reader Response to our answer to Does the Bible Say Birds Will Fall From The Sky?
Names of God in the Bible
What does the word ‘blessed’ mean in the bible?
Girls, Women In the Bible
What day do we celebrate the Apostle Andrew?
What were the Letters of Paul?
Simon the Zealot, Apostle
What is All Saints Day?
Jude Thaddeus, Apostle
How old was Ishmael when Abraham sent him away?
Was Jacob a deceiver?
What are the 10 worst Bible Study habits?
What happened during the Biblical years of silence?
What are the names of the 12 apostles?
What do you know about Bartholomew the apostle?
Who was James the Lesser?
What do you know of the Apostle Peter?
Who was Saint Phillip?
What was the apostle Paul’s life like?
What about the Apostle Matthew?
Where Can The Garden of Eden Be Located?
Who was Saint Thomas the Apostle?
Was Abraham alive when Jacob and Leah were born?
Who was St. Matthias?
David and Bathsheba, How old was their son when he died?
Did Methuselah Really Live 969 of Our Years?
Have the ancient cities of Sodom and Gomorrah been found?
How Dates Are Calculated on the Bible Timeline
The death of Judas, did he blow up?
Bible History| Was the Devil Cain’s Father?
Why is there no evidence for the Israelites taking over Canaan?
The end of the Berlin Wall A result of Prayer?
Was King Tut the Pharaoh of the Exodus?
When was the Exodus?
What happened to the “chariot with the red horses”?
What was Fall like in Biblical Times?
Why are the two genealogies of Jesus Christ different?
Are Shem and Melchizedek The Same?
Did It Rain Before the Flood?
The Hebrew Calendar: Links to Free software and printable pages
The Hebrew Timeline: Seder Olam Rabba
Hebrew Calendar Dates
When did Job live? Why is Job not on the Bible timeline?
How long did Job suffer?
Why does the Bible Timeline show Christ’s birth as 4 BC?
End Times, Last Days, Latter Days, End of the Age – What’s the Difference
Why should we pray that our flight not be in winter?
Is The Social Security Number the Mark of the Beast? If not what is?
What is the Kings Highway mentioned in Numbers 21:22?
Who Are the Nephilim?
Japheth is the ancestor of the Chinese
More on Sodom and Gomorrah: Did God Not Know? Can He Forget?
Do we really have to give up everything to follow Christ?
Is Mary Magdalene First Mentioned In the Bible?
What is the Holy Grail?
Was Jesus a Jewish Rabbi?
Why are there two genealogies of Jesus Christ?
What jobs did the twelve apostles have and where did they hail from?
How long was Joseph in Potiphar’s house and in prison?
What are the chances Moses made up the creation account?
Is a woman commanded to cover her head in church?
Who was Jethro, Moses father-in-law and what did he do?
How does God speak to us?
Who was Joanna mentioned in Luke 24:10?
What does “whole” mean in thy faith hath made thee whole?
What book says in the end times the strongest nations will be Sodom and Gommorah?
Did the year used to have 360 days?
What do the letters INRI on the cross above Jesus head stand for?
What did we use before BC and AD?
What are the Syrtis Sands and Why Do the Sailors Fear Them?
What is the Friday Masowe Apostilic Church of Zimbabwe, Also known as Vopostori or Madzibabas
Does the Bible Say Birds Will Fall From The Sky?
Why is Lord Capitalized Differently?
Who was St. George?
Map and Bible History
Abraham’s Long Journey to Canaan, Trusting God:
Where was Sodom and Gomorrah Located?
What was the Thanksgiving Offering by the Mosaic law?
What is the significance of the oil and blood in the Thanksgiving sacrifice?
Christmas – facts vs fictions
Was There a Census During The Bible Timeline When Christ Was Born?
How Many Wise Men?
Saint Nicholas – the Saint Behind Santa Claus
King Herod the Great – How He Died, Where He’s Buried
Why Talk About Good Friday At Christmas?
Was Christmas a Pagan Holiday? No. Here’s the proof.
Genealogy of Jesus Christ
What tree was Christ crucified on?
What are the names of the two thieves crucified with Christ?
Why Wave Palm Leaves?
Why Did Christ Ride a Donkey on His Triumphant Entry?
Why Does the Date for Easter Change Every Year?
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The Great Biblical World History Timeline Project – Information and links for each person or event on the Bible Timeline with World History (alphabetically)