Tag Archives: Luke 3

Marriage, Divorce and Remarriage (John v. Herod)

Herod Antipas, the Tetrarch, who ruled over Galilee and Perea, stayed with his half-brother Philip, on a visit to Rome.  While there, he coveted his brother’s wife, Herodias, who was also the brothers’ niece. She also coveted him.  She agreed to … Continue reading

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Who’s Your Grandfather?

The genealogies of Jesus have perplexed some. Was Jesus’ grandfather Jacob (Matthew 1:16) or, Heli (Luke 3:23)? Furthermore, such is not the only difference between Matthew’s record and that of Luke’s. A careful study of the opening chapters of Matthew … Continue reading

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Sheep v. Goats, Wheat v. Tares, Wheat v. Chaff

America has become increasingly urban. The twentieth century dawned with about 40% of the population living in urban areas and 60% living in rural areas; By 1990, it was 75% urban and 25% rural (www.pbs.org/fmc/1population.6.htm). Farmers and farm workers made … Continue reading

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