Introduction to the New Testament: The Gospels and Acts

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Dr. Craig Blomberg

Lectures

Lecture 21

Understanding parables as a literary form helps us interpret them accurately. Jesus performed miracles in various contexts for specific purposes.

Lecture 22

Locations in present day Israel related to parables Jesus said and places He performed miracles.

Lecture 23

Jesus' ministry in Galilee took place in locations like Nazareth, Cana, the Sea of Galilee and other nearby towns and areas. As Jesus was departing from Galilee, he performed miracles and taught at specific places along the way.

Lecture 24

As Jesus was teaching in Galilee, among other things, he made specific claims regarding his deity, showed how he fulfilled the Jewish festivals and taught on humility and forgiveness.

Lecture 25

Locations in present day Israel related to Jesus' ministry.

Lecture 26

Does the Bible teach that we are to marry or that we are not to marry?

Lecture 27

Passion Week in the life of Jesus includes his anointing in Bethany, triumphal entry into Jerusalem, cleansing of the temple, celebrating Passover, prayer and arrest in Gethsemane, crucifixion and resurrection.

Lecture 28

The death and resurrection of Jesus are significant both historically and theologically.

Lecture 29

Narration describing slide photographs of locations of events that took place during Passion Week.

Lecture 30

Jesus fulfilled the prophecies of the Jewish Messiah. He was both fully God and fully man. Jesus taught about the kingdom of God and showed compassion to the people who were outcasts in society.

Lecture 31

Acts was written as a continuation of the Gospel of Luke to record what the Holy Spirit was doing through the lives of followers of Christ in the early church. The gospel spread ethnically from Jews to Gentiles, and geographically from Jerusalem to the rest of the world.

Lecture 32

Stephen challenged the Jewish leaders to acknowledge Jesus as the Messiah. Paul's conversion was a key event in the history of the early church.

Lecture 33

The discussion in the Jerusalem council in Acts chapter 15 was how Jews and gentiles could function together as the body of Christ.

Lecture 34

Narrative describing pictures relating to places that were significant in the early church.

Lecture 35

The book of Acts records events that happened during Paul's travels as he preached the gospel and established churches throughout Asia Minor and Europe.

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