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Jerusalem in the First Century

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By the beginning of the first century, Jerusalem was the site of a magnificent Jewish temple built by Herod the great. He also built an impressive palace and a Roman fort which overlooked the temple. The events leading up to the crucifixion of Jesus take on added layers of meaning when you understand how the geography of the events reminded people of Messianic prophecies.


I. Herod the Great

A. The temple

B. Herod's palace

II. Context of First Century Jerusalem

A. Wealthy people

B. Public miqveh near the temple

C. Antonia Fortress

III. Passion Narrative

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