Paul’s Shipwreck on Malta — Final Part — HolyLandPhotos’ Blog

Why would tracing the archaeology of a shipwreck be important to the understanding of the bible? One thing, it helps establish the credibility of the chronicler of the account. These indirect or ancillary witnesses are often needed to lend support to the overall story. Here is a partial (see the other posts) explanation detailing some of the events of Paul’s shipwreck on Malta:

Acts 27:29 And fearing that we might run aground somewhere on the rocks, they cast four anchors from the stern and wished for daybreak. As noted previously, the captain, sensing that the ship was approaching land, cast off four “storm anchors” to secure the ship. Mark Gatt notes, logically, that the ship did not spend […]

via Paul’s Shipwreck on Malta — Final Part — HolyLandPhotos’ Blog

Author: squeaky2

Education: BA, M.Div., BBA Profession: Carpenter (retired)

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