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Beyond Today Magazine

January—February 2022

The scientific field of archaeology has not only confirmed the existence of many people and places mentioned in the Bible, it has also proven the Bible to be correct in many details large and small. A recent scientific analysis of 15 seasons of excavation at a site in the Jordan Valley appears to be stunning verification of one of the Bible's most remarkable stories—the sudden and catastrophic destruction of Sodom as punishment for its heinous sins. This issue covers that remarkable story and what we should learn from it. It also shows how other evidence from archaeology shows that the Bible is indeed an accurate and trustworthy historical document—a book we can and must believe!

What If Sodom Has Been Found?

Fifteen seasons of excavation at an enormous archaeological site in the Jordan River Valley have yielded remarkable evidence of an ancient city-destroying cataclysm. Could this be proof of the biblical story of Sodom? What does it mean for us today?

The Location of Sodom: What Does the Bible Say?

Is the biblical story of Sodom real or only a fanciful myth? When we examine the biblical evidence, it reveals a consistent story about a specific location—one that may prove to be ancient Sodom itself.

Believe the Bible—and Its Warnings!

The pattern we see again and again in the Bible is that God sends a warning message before destruction. He doesn’t want to see mankind suffer; He wants us to repent of our sins—to change direction and seek Him.

What Does Archaeology Tell Us About the Bible?

How has the Bible fared when archaeologists have compared their findings with the record of Scripture?

Recent Holy Land Finds Support the Biblical Record

Archaeological discoveries are regularly made in and around the land of Israel that relate to the Bible. Here is an annotated list of 12 reports of such finds within the past three years.

Choose to Be Happy While Encouraging Others

How can we find happiness in discouraging times such as these? One way is through encouraging others.

Current Events & Trends: January/February 2022

An overview of events and conditions around the world featured in the January/February 2022 issue of Beyond Today.

Letters From Our Readers: January/February 2022

Readers of Beyond Today magazine share their thoughts in the January/February 2022 issue.

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