Was David Jesse’s eighth or seventh son?

Hello Y, Thank you for contacting ProofDirectory. Some don’t understand the difference between 1 Samuel 17:12 and 1 Chronicles 2:13-15. Let’s read these verses: “Now David was the son of that Ephrathite of Bethlehemjudah, whose name was Jesse; and he … Read More

Why are the genealogies of Matthew and Luke different?

Hello K, Thank you for contacting ProofDirectory. When we study the genealogies of Matthew (1:1-17) and the one by Luke (3:23-38), several factors become clear which dispel the conflict: 1- Matthew reported the lineage of Christ only back to Abraham; … Read More

Does the Bible contain contradictions?

Hello A, Thank you for contacting ProofDirectory. Although the Bible is a perfectly harmonies easy to understand book, it does have some difficult passages. There are sometimes differences among Bible passages, but a difference is not the same thing as … Read More

What is Baby Dedication? Is it biblical?

Hello L, Thank you for contacting ProofDirectory. Children are a gift from God (Psalm 127:3). Parents, grandparents (Proverbs 17:6) and extended family, in gratitude, dedicate their children to the Lord in the Baby Dedication ceremony. Christian parents who dedicate a … Read More

Why did King Solomon have many wives?

Hello W, Thank you for contacting ProofDirectory. In the Old Testament, especially among Kings, bigamy was common. History reveals that Solomon was very aggressive in his foreign policy. In sealing treaties in ancient days, it was customary for a lesser … Read More