The Death of the Innocent

What kind of man could order the death of innocent children? The same man who could order the death of his very own sons. Herod The Great Herod the Great was a complex man. In some ways he was a great ruler who was able to keep a very unstable region together. But the...

Jesus: A Rabbi Unlike Any Other

Jesus was not simply a Jewish man. He was also a Rabbi. Jesus is actually called “rabbi” in the gospels. (Mk 9:5, Jn 1:49, Jn 3:2) And what does that mean? Well a Rabbi was a teacher of Scripture. And yes they still have Rabbis today. Today we’re going to look at 4...

Saturated in the Scriptures… at Home

If Jesus was real, then He had a certain ethnicity. In His humanity He belonged to a specific people group and therefore, was brought up in a certain culture.  In other words, who were His parents? How was He raised? Well, acknowledging that Jesus was Jewish actually...

Jesus Is Real

    Have you ever asked yourself what did Jesus look like? As you’re scrolling on Facebook or the internet you can see tons of very different pictures of what people think Jesus looked like. Also on the internet you can find different ideas of what people think the...

A Jewish Rabbi

So, Jesus was a Jewish Rabbi. What does that even mean? It means Jesus was seen as a teacher and was actually something of a celebrity. Ok, at times a HUGE celebrity. The Jewish culture in the 1st century (and still very much today) centered around the Hebrew...