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The two most prominent tax collectors in the Gospel stories with Matthew son of Alphaeus who became one of the twelve and Zacchaeus the head tax collector in Jericho. Both became disciples of Jesus. Tax collectors were considered the scum of Jewish society. People despised paying taxes to the Romans...
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Traditionally all Jewish weddings with a virgin bride took place on a Wednesday. We know that Jesus left Judah on the first day of the week being Sunday and traveled 3 days to arrive in Cana on the Wednesday just in time for the wedding. One of the reasons this...
Then Salome, the mother of James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came to Jesus with her sons and knelt down before him to make a special request. “Rabbi, we would like you to grant the request for what I am asking.” “What would you like me to do for...
Caiaphas was appointed High Priest by Valerius Gratus, the Procurator of Judah prior to Pontius Pilate in 18AD. During Valerius Gratus tenure as Procurator he auctioned off the High Priesthood to the highest bidder on five occasions. As a result it was only the wealthy, corrupt and pro-Roman who...
As Jesus pressed his way through the large crowd that surrounded him a woman fought her way up behind Jesus and took hold of one of the four platted tassels attached to the corners’ of his robe. This lady had suffered with constant bleeding for the past 12 years...
The two main religious sects of the Jews were known as the Pharisees and the Sadducees. They had the same fundamental belief system that God was the creator of the universe and the Torah was the Word of God, however they became polarised around different teachings and interpretations of...
At this time there was a man in Jerusalem named Simeon (Shim’on). He was both a righteous and devout man who was eagerly waiting for the deliverance and restoration of Israel. The Holy Spirit was upon him and had revealed to him that he would not die until he had...
The Bible does not tell us where Zechariah and Elizabeth lived, however Church tradition believes they came from the town of Ein Kerem which is indeed in the hill country for Judah. After the Feast of Pentecost had ended, and his time of service had been completed, Zechariah returned home...
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Determining the timing of John’s arrest and imprisonment is confusing when we read the different gospel accounts. It has largely been assumed that John was arrested and imprisoned once by Herod. This presumption creates conflicts in the Gospel timeline that cannot be easily resolved. The best way to fix...
Korazin and Bethsaida were only an hour’s walk from Jesus hometown of Capernaum. They were Jewish towns filled with Torah abiding Jews. So how could these towns receive a harsher judgement than the idol worshipping Gentile towns of Tyre and Sidon? This follows on from Jesus’ teaching regarding the...

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When was John the Baptist Arrested?

Determining the timing of John’s arrest and imprisonment is confusing when we read the different gospel accounts. It has largely been assumed that John...
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Types of Fishing on the Sea of Galilee

There were four main types of fishing equipment used on the Sea of Galilee: https://youtu.be/McMmq0zx488 A simple line and hook The cast net - this...

Parable of the Sower

Matthew , Mark and Luke all wrote a version of the Parable of the sower and they all had subtle differences. Here is the...