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    A Study on the Crucifixion by R.C. Hayes; text-based program (This is a zipped file - 54k)

    Archaeological Tour in the steps of Jesus Text and Images [Archaeology] [Bible History]

    Ascension Its importance in the Christian Church is seen in its inclusion in the Apostles Creed. 'He ascended into heaven, and sitteth on the right hand of God the Father almighty; from thence he shall come to judge the quick and the dead.' Electronic Christian Media

    Beyond Blind Faith Leadership U, Paul E. Little[Studies About Jesus]

    Blood Atonement from From Bible History Online A study about the blood covenant by Rusty Russell

    Christ's Use Of The Bible "Jesus Christ assumed the absolute authority of the Old Testament as God's Word. When he quoted from it to establish anything, he considered the case closed, and that was the end of the matter."

    Christ's View of Scripture by Christopher Louis Lang

    Christ: His Deity The Deity of Christ by Don Closson [Studies About Jesus]

    Crucifixion The account of the crucifixion of Jesus is an essential part of the redemptive plan of God for mankind. At the heart of this cruel torture is the salvation of mankind. The practice of crucifixion was not permitted for Roman Citizens but reserved for criminals or slaves. Electronic Christian Media

    Discussion of the Septuagint Some questions asked to Glenn Miller [Old Testament Studies] [Answers & Evidence] [Bible History]

    Herod the Great, and His Death A brief study about the life and death of Herod the Great. For 40 years, Jewish history was dominated by HEROD THE GREAT. Rome needed a shrewd and capable agent in Israel, and in Herod the Great they felt they had found such a man. [Bible History Online Study]

    Highlights in the Life and Ministry of Jesus Christ Biblical Studies Foundation, Robert L. Deffinbaugh, Th.M. [Studies About Jesus]

    Jesus and the Intellectual Campus Crusade for Christ [Studies About Jesus]

    Jesus the Christ Leadership U [Studies About Jesus]

    Jesus' Baptism The public ministry of Jesus begins with His baptism. Jesus travels from Galilee to the Jordan river where John the Baptist was baptising Jews coming to him for cleansing. Electronic Christian Media

    Jesus' Claims to Be God Probe Ministries, Sue Bohlin [Studies About Jesus]

    Jesus' Temptations The temptations of Christ were scattered throughout his life and ministry Matthew 16:23 but were concentrated in the early days of Jesus' life before his public ministry. The account of Jesus temptations are located in Matthew 4:1-11; Mark 1:12-13; Luke 4:1-13. Electronic Christian Media


    Josephus' References to Crucifixion "Josephus (b. 37 C.E.) is our best literary source for the practice of crucifixion in Israel during the Greco-Roman period. As a general in command of the Jewish forces of Galilee in the Great Revolt against Rome (66-73 C.E.), he reports his attempts to save the lives of three crucified captives by appealing directly to the Roman general Titus. One survived the cross under a physician's care, the other two could not be saved." by Dr. James D. Tabor

    Josephus' References to Crucifixion Crucifixion in Antiquity - The Jewish Roman World of Jesus by Joe Zias. "Undoubtedly, one of the cruelest and most humiliating forms of punishment in the ancient world was, according to ancient sources, crucifixion. The Jewish historian Josephus best described it following the siege of Jerusalem by the Romans in AD 66-70 as "the most wretched of deaths."1 Whereas in Seneca's Epistle 101 to Lucilius, he argues that suicide is preferable to the cruel fate of being put on the cross." Zias cites references from Josephus, Plutarch, Rufus, and others. Joe Zias was the Curator of Archaeology/Anthropology for the Israel Antiquities Authority from 1972 to 1997.

    Knowing Jesus Through the Old Testament by Kenneth W. Collins. [Studies] [Jesus]

    Matthew Henry: Concise Commentary On The Whole Bible Brought to you by Calvary Chapel Library. Nicely laid out for easy online viewing.

    Matthew the Tax Collector Levi was a custom-house official. The Talmud distinguishes between the tax collector and the custom house official. The Gabbai collected the regular real estate and income taxes and the poll tax; the Mockhes, the duty on imports, exports, toll on roads, bridges, the harbor, the town tax, and a great multiplicity of other variable taxes on an unlimited variety of things, admitting of much abuse and graft. The very word Mockhes was associated with the idea -of oppression and injustice. The taxes in Judea were levied by publicans, who were Jews, and therefore hated the more as direct officials of the heathen Roman power. Levi occupied the detestable position of a publican of the worst type --a little Mockhes, who himself stood in the Roman custom-house on the highway connecting Damascus and Ptolemais, and by the sea where all boats plied between the domains of Antipas and Philip. The name "publican," which applied to these officials, is derived from the :Latin word publicanus a man who did public duty. The Jews detested these publicans not only on account of their frequent abuses and tyrannical spirit, but because the very taxes they were forced to collect by the Roman government were a badge of servitude and a constant reminder that God had forsaken His people and land in spite of the Messianic hope, founded on many promises of the ancient prophets. The publicans were classed by the people with harlots, usurers, gamblers, thieves, and dishonest herdsmen, who lived hard, lawless lives. They were just "licensed robbers" and "beasts in human shape."

    Ministry of Christ The Gospel accounts are usually read as chronological accounts of the life and ministry of Christ. But while the overall structure of the books are in order, the individual events have been grouped together in order to serve the individual writers purposes. Electronic Christian Media

    Names, Appellations, and Titles of Our Lord [Studies About Jesus]

    Pontius Pilate The fifth Roman procurator of Judea (ruled 26-36 AD), who issued the official order sentencing Jesus to death by crucifixion. Bible History Online.

    Resurrection This simple fact is the starting-point in the history of the Resurrection of Christ. On Friday morning His body was safe in the tomb. On the Sabbath morning His body was gone. Electronic Christian Media

    Resurrection of the Dead from Catholic Apologetics "By 'resurrection' Christians do not mean only the return to life in the body of a dead human being; it means taking on a completely new existence. We believe that the souls of all those who have died will be reunited to their bodies; but those bodies will have different characteristics. We Catholic Christians profess this belief often when we pray the Apostles Creed: I believe in ... the resurrection of the body. In the Nicene Creed, we profess: We look for the resurrection of the dead. "

    Scribes, Pharisees, Sadducees, and The Sanhedrin Warren Doud, Grace Notes [Intertestimental]

    Second Coming A number of Greek words are used to describe the coming of Christ. Each word contributes its own significance to the meaning of the coming of Christ. Electronic Christian Media

    Sermon on the Mount The term the Sermon on the Mount was one used by Augustine to describe the group of sayings of Jesus as he taught the crowds which gathered on the side of a mountain. Electronic Christian Media

    Survey of Bible Doctrine: Christ Biblical Studies Foundation, Sid Litke, Th.M. [Studies About Jesus]

    The Blood of Christ Warren Doud. [Studies] [Jesus]

    The Bodily Resurrection of Jesus Leadership U, William Lane Craig [Studies About Jesus]

    The Claims of Christ JoshuaNet, Chuck Smith [Studies About Jesus]

    The Coins of Jesus' Time By Jack Kilmon [Coins]

    The Coming King Christian Research Newsletter, Dr. Walter Martin [Studies About Jesus]

    The Death of Christ Grace Notes [Studies About Jesus]

    The Death of Christ Warren Doud. Heresy: Judaistic, Gnosticism, Syncretism. Apostasy. [Studies] [Jesus]

    The Death of Christ Warren Doud. [Studies] [Jesus]

    The Deity of Christ [Studies About Jesus]

    The Deity of Jesus Christ Diane Dew [Studies About Jesus]

    The Deity of the Lord Jesus Christ Grace Notes [Studies About Jesus]

    The Divinity Of Christ Jesus is not the only one who attests to His divinity. All of the Scriptures attest to it. In fact, the Hebrew prophets expected the Messiah to be God, and that He would walk on the earth as a man. He received worship, and said "if you do not believe that "I AM" you will die in your sins."

    The Everlasting Man by G.K. Chesterton [Evolution] [Jesus] [Apologetics Sites]

    The Garden Tomb Whether or not this is the actual location that Jesus was buried, the peaceful setting provides an opportunity for you to contemplate the events surrounding Jesus` death, burial and resurrection. Then you can enter inside the garden tomb, and imagine what Jesus went through and how He came back to life. Our special camera allows you to do this here. [Images] [Bible History]

    The Gospel Series - Studying the life of Jesus This series is designed to study the life of Jesus from the four Gospels in the Bible using a harmony of the Gospels to get a complete account of the life of Jesus.

    The Humanity of Jesus Christ Diane Dew [Studies About Jesus]

    The Jesus Seminar Probe Ministries, Jimmy Williams [Studies About Jesus]

    The Lord's Prayer The only thing the disciples asked Jesus to teach them was how to pray. And that he did. This prayer might be better suited to be called 'the model prayer'. It is a model of the way Christians ought to pray. It was given for instruction rather than repetition or ritual. Electronic Christian Media

    THE RESURRECTION by Dr. W. euGene Scott (Ph.D., Stanford University) [Jesus]

    The Second Coming Diane Dew [Studies About Jesus]

    The Uniqueness of Jesus Probe Ministries, Pat Zukeran [Studies About Jesus]

    Transfiguration of Jesus The word transfigured comes from the verb 'metamorphoo'. We get our English word Metamorphosis from it. It is a change of form. Like a caterpillar into a butterfly or a tadpole into a frog. Electronic Christian Media

    Virgin Birth The virgin birth is one of the great miracles and mysteries of God. Jesus' birth was like no other in human history. It was totally unique and entirely supernatural. Electronic Christian Media

    Where Was Jesus' Spirit When His Body Was in the Tomb? Biblical Studies Foundation, Charles T. Buntin [Studies About Jesus]

    Why God Became Man Biblical Studies Foundation, Lehman Strauss, Litt.D., F.R.G.S. [Studies About Jesus]