Jesus/Godhead

Did Jesus Have a Wife? Scholarly Reviews of the Papyrus Fragment

September 21, 2012

Peter Williams, the Warden of Tyndale House in Cambridge, England, just sent out this evaluation of the manuscript discovery that to some people suggests Jesus was married. It also includes the evaluation by Dr. Simon Gathercole, another expert in these matters. Dr. Darrell Bock has also weighed in on this issue. “The Web is by [...]

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How Well Do You Know Jesus and His Land? Multiple Choice Questions.

August 3, 2012

Update: OK, great work folks. The answers are below in the Comments. Check for STEVE RAY HERE 1. We have no record of Jesus visiting which place? a. The Phoenician Coast b. Tiberias c. Egypt d. Nain 2. Jesus’ country was not large. How many times would Israel fit into Texas? a. 2 b. 5 [...]

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Two Cool Timelines for Holy Week

April 5, 2012

There are a lot of things that happened in Holy Week. Do you know what was done when?, Where Jesus was each day? What the sequence of events were? These are great tools to accompany you through Holy Week and beyond. Print them out and put them on your refrigerator. Talk about it over dinner [...]

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Via Dolorosa to Calvary to Mass at the Tomb

February 3, 2012

Up at 4 AM!! Following the footprints of Our Lord as he carried his cross through the streets of Jerusalem. Visit the place where he was crucified at Calvary, also called Golgotha. Join us for Mass inside the Tomb of Christ. Then visit St. Ann’s, the birthplace of Our Lady, the Pools of Bethesda where [...]

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Interesting 40 foot x 12 foot Painting of the Resurrection

January 1, 2012

This painting is quite stunning. Though it is very Evangelical Protestant in many aspects, it is wonderfully conceived and executed. I think you will enjoy this short video overview and the painters’ explanation. Click on the image below to begin the short video.

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Steve’s Podcast on Biblical Archaeology and Apologetics with Dr. Michael Barber

December 27, 2011

Click on the image below to listen to our podcast. We discussed Bethlehem, the truth of the Bible, and and the birth of Christ. It was a fun and lively discussion. Join us for a virtual tour of Bethlehem.

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Pope Benedict Restored Tradition of Proclaiming Birth of Christ Chanting the “Kalenda”

December 26, 2011

VATICAN CITY, DEC. 25, 2011 (Zenit.org).- Benedict XVI has restored the tradition of proclaiming the birth of Christ with the chanting of the “Kalenda.” The chant culminated the prayer vigil in St. Peter’s Square on Christmas Eve, which was accompanied by the unveiling of the life-size Nativity Scene. THE PROCLAMATION OF THE BIRTH OF CHRIST [...]

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Joseph and Mary Posting on Facebook

December 21, 2011

This is an interesting view of the birth of Jesus – as if Facebook was alive in the 1st century. Worth a quick look here.  

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A Poem entitled “Bethlehem”by Joe Marmion, one of our recent pilgrims

November 11, 2011

Bethlehem 2011 By Joe Marmion Pilgrim on October 28, 2011 Pilgrimage Pictures taken in Bethlehem’s Chapel of the Angels My favorite line in Joe’s poem, is the last line. Remember that day he took fresh straw and swept the clods and dung away to clear a place for his wife to lay? She was the [...]

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Did Jesus Ever Run?

November 5, 2011

I’ve run a lot around Israel in the last year — along the shore of Galilee, from Nazareth to Sepphoris and back (click hyperlink to see on YouTube video), around the walls of the Old City and then back through the Stations of the Cross, from Jerusalem to Bethany and much more — I love [...]

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Did Jesus ever Smile? Did He have a Sense of Humor?

October 25, 2011

Was Jesus the Jerry Seinfeld of his day? Not really. His ministry on earth—to announce the Kingdom of God—was more important than being a stand-up comic or poking fun at surly soup vendors. Not that there’s anything wrong with that. On the other hand, the prevailing image of Jesus as the grumpy, dour, depressed prude [...]

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Was Jesus Nice?

June 15, 2011

People often criticize us if we speak the truth or step on someone’s toes — usually if we are honest about sin or bad conduct. Jesus was loving and kind. He would never . . . Wait, was Jesus nice? How does “nice” relate to “love”? A few weeks ago I ran to the Western [...]

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The Face of God

June 4, 2011

Looking into the Face of God in Manoppello Italy. “He [Jesus] is the image (true icon) of the invisible God.” (Col. 1:15) See my short video HERE The Face of God by Paul Badde (also in electronic format) Just posted a Running trip, “2011-06-05 Manoppello italy”, to @EveryTrail. Check it out here: HERE.

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An Evening with Paul Badde

May 4, 2011

“The Face of God” is a great new book that reads like a detective novel yet it is true. Paul Badde’s tracks down the face cloth of Christ which had been found in the tomb after Jesus’ resurrection. It is a great read and I encourage everyone to get a copy from Ignatius Press, either [...]

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Holy Thursday Running; Good Friday Walking

April 22, 2011

Before I left Jerusalem yesterday, I ran through the Old City following the events of Holy Thursday. Thought people would like to see it with their own eyes :-) I also just made a video of our group walking the Via Dolorosa from the Trial of Jesus by Pilate to Calvary and the Tomb – [...]

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Where was Jesus on Holy Saturday?

April 22, 2011

He was in the tomb, of course. Soldiers guarded the tomb and a seal had been placed on the stone. His dead and bloodied body lay wrapped in the shroud of burial. But in 1 Peter 3:18 we are told that while his body lay cold in the tomb, he was moving around preaching the [...]

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