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Course Spotlight: Josephus on the Pharisees

The Jewish historian Josephus commented on the plethora of additional traditions that were added to God’s Law by the Jewish religious leaders. Click below to learn what he had to say, and to take a look at a resource compiling his many writings!

Course Spotlight from Life and Teachings: (Unit 3) The Judean Ministry

Course Spotlight: The Curse of Leprosy

During ancient biblical times there was a loathsome disease called leprosy of which there was no known cure. Take a look at the article below to learn more about its effect on ancient society and Jewish law!

Course Spotlight from Life and Teachings: (Unit 2) The Galilean Ministry

Course Spotlight: The Early New Testament Church Timeline

Click below to take a good look at a timeline that chronicles the events that befell the early Church following the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, ranging from the years 31 to 135 CE!

Course Spotlight from Acts of the Apostles: (Unit 1) The Church Begins

Course Spotlight: How Did Paul “Kick Against the Goads”?

Apparently, “to kick against the goads” was a common expression found in both Greek and Latin literature—a rural image, which rose from the practice of farmers goading their oxen in the fields. Though unfamiliar to us, everyone in that day understood its meaning.

Course Spotlight from Acts of the Apostles: (Unit 2) Apostolic Tour

Course Spotlight: Honesty is Healthy

“In today’s competitive workplace there seems to be ample rationale to tell a lie. Over the past several years, national news has reported on Fortune 500 Companies lying about their finances, and college professors and CEOs lying on their resumes.”

Course Spotlight from Business Relationships in the Church

Course Spotlight: Blowing of Trumpets – A Memorial

The first fall festival is the Feast of Trumpets. Leviticus 23 instructs God’s people to celebrate “a memorial of blowing of trumpets.” What do these trumpets represent, and why should we remember them annually? This Feast pictures the start of the most momentous events in mankind’s history. We should study to understand its meaning clearly.

Course Spotlight from Feast Days: The Feast of Trumpets

Course Spotlight: The Disciples’ Prayer

Did you know since time immemorial, people have practiced the spiritual discipline of prayer in serving the true God or false gods? Prayer is a fundamental act of worship throughout the Bible.

Course Spotlight From Tools for Christian Growth: Prayer

Course Spotlight: Proselyte

Do you know what the word “Proselyte” means? Take a quick look at the definition, and a peek into our course on the Apostolic Tour if you haven’t already!

COURSE SPOTLIGHT FROM ACTS OF THE APOSTLES: (UNIT 2) APOSTOLIC TOUR

Course Spotlight: Roman Spectacle in Second Temple Jerusalem

Here’s a description of some of Herod’s building works and activities during the early church period…

COURSE SPOTLIGHT FROM ACTS OF THE APOSTLES (UNIT 1) THE CHURCH BEGINS

Course Spotlight: Burial Box of James the Brother of Jesus

Did you know there was a discovery of a burial box that James the brother of Jesus Christ may have been buried in? In the fall of 2002 this discovery incited much scholarly debate over it’s inscription’s authenticity, which stated, “James the son of Joseph the brother of Jesus.” 

Course Spotlight From The General Epistles: (Part 1) The Letters of James and Peter