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Tony Stark

Grade 10-?

October 19, 2015
Final Task: Persuasive Essay

Accuracy of the Bible Prophecies
Many people say that the Bible is just a compilation of stories written by ordinary men.
They say that it is just a book of fiction because the mysteries described in the Bible are just the
product of human creativity and imagination. The good thing is that there are records in history
and science that can prove that what the Bible say are true and they will come to pass, and these
can prove that the Bible is indeed the word of God.
First, history can prove that the prophecies foretold in the book of Daniel happened in
correct sequence. Daniel interpreted the dream of King Nebuchadnezzar regarding a great image.
It has head of gold which Daniel said as the kingdom of Babylon, silver torso which is kingdom
of Medo-Persia, bronze thigh which is kingdom of Greece, iron legs which is the Roman Empire,
and feet that looks like mixture of clay and iron which is the divided kingdoms of Europe.
According to history, the kingdom of Babylon, ruled by king Belshazzar, son of Nebuchadnezzar,
ended after the Medo-Persian troops conquered Babylon by passing through a passage created by
the invading troops. Then, the Grecian kingdom conquered Medo-Persia thru the leadership of
Alexander the Great. When Alexander the Great died, the Grecian Empire weakened and was
defeated by the Roman Empire. After many years of the reign of Roman Empire, some other
kingdoms arose and started fighting with each other, thus, the Roman Empire was divided into
ten (10) kingdoms. The ten kingdoms were: 1. Frank (France), 2. Suevi (Portugal), 3. Vandal
(exterminated), 4. Burgundy (Switzerland), 5. Visigoth (Spain), 6. Anglo-Saxon (England), 7.
Ostrogoth (exterminated), 8. Lombard (Italy), 9. Heruli (exterminated), and 10. Alemani
(Germany). These are just some of the prophecies written in the Bible even before they
Another evidence to support the accuracy of the Bible is the occurrence of the
unexplained phenomena stated in the book of prophecies. In Matthew 24:29, Jesus foretold that
“the sun will be darkened and the moon will not give its light”. In Joel 2:31, it is also stated that
“The sun shall be turned to darkness, and the moon to blood, before the great and awesome day
of the Lord comes.” The has records to prove the fulfillment of these

” These records are strong evidences that can prove the accuracy of the Bible prophecies. 7 (May-June. One writer says. the darkening of the sun was fulfilled. the prophecy of Jesus about the signs related to his second coming: the “darkening of the sun”. and prophecies that were. I can confidently say that I believe in the words of the Bible and that it is really God’s word." Men thought the end of the world had come. 1833. are. . It contains stories that are believed to happen in real life. Millman. The great star shower took place on the night of November 13. 1780. It is most fascinating." The Telescope. It was so bright that a newspaper could be read on the street. 1940) 57) To sum up. (Peter A. Therefore.prophecies. and a sign of Christ's coming. Look into this. Milo Bostick in Stone’s History Massachusetts says. "The Falling of the Stars. 1780 fulfilled the other prophecy about the moon turning to blood. It was the most unaccountable darkening of the whole visible heavens and atmosphere in New England. and the “falling of the stars. religious principles and teachings that are used by the Christian churches today. Jesus also said that “the stars shall fall from heaven”. mysteries. the Bible is believed to be God’s word. Some of the evidences are the prophecy of Daniel about the dream of king Nebuchadnezzar which foretold the rise and fall of kingdoms from Babylon to the ten divided kingdoms of Europe.” In Matthew 24:29. "For nearly four hours the sky was literally ablaze. the “moon turning to blood”. On May 19. had the appearance of blood. and will be fulfilled. Some of the evidences to prove the accuracy of the Bible prophecies are recorded in history and science. “The moon which was at its full. The night time of May 19.