Archaeologists have discovered a 2500 year old seal of a family of temple servants. The seal bears the name of the Temech family, named as temple servants in the book of Nehemiah, specifically Nehemiah 7:55 (my NIV names them as Temah).

Of course, we should never be surprised when the accuracy of the Bible is confirmed. However, I would advise to always take these discoveries with a grain of salt. Archaeology is not an exact science. Our faith should rest on Jesus Christ and God’s Word, not archaeological talismans. So, if this new discovery holds up, I will welcome it. If not, oh well.

Still, it is always fascinating what they can find in the debris and dust of ancient civilizations long since dead.

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