January 16, 2015

NASA-like technology will allow the world to see and read the Dead Sea Scrolls

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The Israeli Antiquities Authority is working on a project that will allow scientists to use space age NASA-like technology to bring to light the faded scripts of thousands of fragments of the Dead Sea Scrolls, the oldest existing record of the Old Testament.

The Dead Sea Scrolls, Israel's greatest archaeological find, were found in 1947 by a Bedwin shepherd boy near the ancient Jewish community of Kumran on the shores of the Dead Sea, a factor that actually helped preserve these ancient manuscripts. This NASA-like technology will allow for the preservation of the entire collection of the Dead Sea Scrolls as well as the opportunity for scholars, religious leaders and any interested party to view these ancient manuscripts.

Jimmy's Prophetic Prospective on the News

With the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls and now with NASA-like technology being used to read these ancient manuscripts, the world can read the words of ancient Jewish prophets who prewrote human history which is being played out today.

Scientists and skeptics have for years complained about not being able to have access to the Dead Sea Scrolls. Israel's Antiquity Authority has put in place a five year project that will give all interested parties the opportunity to view all the Dead Sea Scrolls and study the message found in these ancient manuscripts. Uniquely, all the books of the Old Testament are a part of the collection of scrolls except the book of Esther and there are multiple copies of many of the prophetic books. These prophetic books layout God's plan for the Jewish people for the "last days".

Time will not allow me to recite all prophetic scenarios, but only two examples. For example, the scroll of Ezekiel speaks of an "end time" regathering of the Jewish people to the land of their forefathers, Ezekiel 34-37. Jeremiah's scroll speaks of a terrible time in the future for the Jews, but promises that God will deliver the Jews from the "Time of Jacob's Trouble", Jeremiah 30-33.

The Dead Sea Scrolls are tangible evidence of Bible prophecy.