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Tag Archives: Luke 3
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
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
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