Was There Really a Census?


Part 1



This is Ken Ham, head of the ministry that built a full-size Noah’s Ark south of Cincinnati.


The book of Luke records a census issued by Quirinius, governor of Syria. Every man was required to return to his hometown to be registered. That’s how Joseph and Mary ended up in Bethlehem for Jesus to be born, in accordance with prophecy.

But some scholars said there never was such a census. They thought Luke was wrong … until they discovered some papyrus documents inside embalmed ceremonial crocodiles in Egypt.

These documents recorded the census issued by the very governor the Bible mentions!

People will mock God’s Word, but we can trust that the Bible did record real history. It’s not just the writings of men.

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