Jesus of Nazareth: Savior and King: 414 Events in Jesus Christ’s Life & Ministry

All the major happenings in the life of Jesus Christ are clearly presented, complete with locations, dating and related insights for every event in this non-denominational book. It’s an extremely valuable handbook for all who seek to grasp and internalize the ministry and teachings of Jesus: the Christ, the Messiah, the Savior and Redeemer, the Son of God.

 

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    by Duane S. Crowther

    Jesus of Nazareth, Savior and King is loaded with historical notes which reflect the findings of recent scholarship and the insights of modern scholars and certified Israeli tour guides concerning Jesus Christ’s life and times. It is an excellent tool, both for personal study, for teaching, for missionaries, for Bible scholars and for everyone who wants to more fully understand the life and ministry of Jesus Christ, the Savior and King of all mankind.

                        Table of Contents

    List of Maps and Tables, 11

    Preface, 13

    The Purposes of This Book, 13
    Observations Concerning Dating and Chronological Order, 13
    Historical Notes on the Date of Christ’s Birth, 14
    Uncertainty of Routes Traveled, 16

    A Holy Land Time Line, 17
    Period 1 : The Canaanite and Biblical Periods
    (2500 – 587 B.C.), 17
    Period 2 : The Babylonian and Persian Empires
    (587 – 331 B.C.), 19
    Period 3 : The Hellenistic and Maccabean Periods
    (331-63 B.C.), 20
    Period 4 : The Roman Empire
    (63 B.C. – A.D. 313), 21
    Period 5 : The Byzantine Christian Period
    (A.D. 313 -638), 23
    Period 6 : The Early Muslim Period
    (A.D. 638 1099), 24
    Period 7 : The Crusader Period
    (A.D. 1099- 1187), 24
    Period 8 : The Mameluke Period
    (A.D. 1250- 1517), 26
    Period 9 : The Ottoman Period
    (A.D. 1517 1917), 27
    Period 10 : The British Mandate World War II Period
    (A.D. 1917- 1948), 28
    Period 11 : The Modern State of Israel
    (May 14, 1948 – Present), 30

    A Comparison of the Four Gospels, 32
    The Terms Gospel and Gospels, 32
    The Synoptic Gospels, 32
    Mark and His Gospel, 33
    Matthew and His Gospel, 35
    Luke and His Gospel, 36
    John and His Gospel, 37

    An Effective Four-Gospel Bible-Marking System, 39
    A Chronological Emphasis, 39
    Identifying Parallel Passages, 40
    What This System Will Do For You, 40

    Period 1: Christ’s Nativity and Preparation, 41
    Period 1 Study References, 61

    Period 2: Christ’s Preliminary Ministry, 63
    Israel’s Climate, 74
    Tel Aviv Climate Averages, 75
    Period 2 Study References, 76

    Period 3: Christ’s Early Judean Ministry, 77
    Being Born Again and Receiving Heavenly Light and Salvation
    ( A Summary of Christ’s Major Discourse #1 ), 79
    Christ’s Living Water Leads to True Worship
    ( A Summary of Christ’s Major Discourse #2 ), 83
    Period 3 Study References, 86

    Period 4: Christ’s Early Galilean Ministry, 87
    Prophets Not Accepted by Their Own
    ( A Summary of Christ’s Major Discourse #3 ), 88
    Eternal Relationships with Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ
    ( A Summary of Christ’s Major Discourse #4 ), 97
    The Golden Rule, and Following the Master
    ( A Summary of Christ’s Major Discourse #5 ), 106
    The Relationship of God the Son to God the Father
    ( A Summary of Christ’s Major Discourse #6 ), 108
    The Twelve Apostles of Jesus Christ, 110
    Period 4 Study References, 114

    Period 5: Christ’s Great Galilean Ministry, 115
    The Role of John the Baptist as a Prophet and an Elias
    ( A Summary of Christ’s Major Discourse #7 ), 119
    Men Will Account for Their Words at Judgment Day
    ( A Summary of Christ’s Major Discourse #8 ), 121
    Parables of Preaching and Accepting the Gospel, and of Final Judgment
    ( A Summary of Christ’s Major Discourse #9 ), 124
    The Son of Man Is the Bread of Life Sent from Heaven
    ( A Summary of Christ’s Major Discourse #10 ), 140
    Jewish Measures of Weight, Length and Distance, 144
    Period 5 Study References, 145

    Period 6: Christ’s Ministry to Phoenicia, Northern Judea and the Decapolis, 147
    Be Converted and as Humble as Children
    ( A Summary of Christ’s Major Discourse #11 ), 160
    Period 6 Study References, 163

    Period 7: Christ’s Late Judean Ministry, 164
    Christ’s Teachings Are the Doctrines of God the Father
    ( A Summary of Christ’s Major Discourse #12 ), 165
    If You Don’t Believe In Me, You’ll Die In Your Sins
    ( A Summary of Christ’s Major Discourse #13 ), 168
    Christ Is the Good Shepherd Who Gave His Life for His Sheep
    ( A Summary of Christ’s Major Discourse #14 ), 172
    Let Your Eye Be Single to God, Condemnation Comes to Those Who Do Evil
    ( A Summary of Christ’s Major Discourse #15 ), 176
    Trust in God and Prepare for The Lord’s Coming
    ( A Summary of Christ’s Major Discourse #16 ), 179
    Approximate Road Miles From Jerusalem, 182
    Period 7 Study References, 183

    Period 8: Christ’s Ministry In Batanea and Perea, 184
    Gaining Immediate Versus Eternal Rewards
    ( A Summary of Christ’s Major Discourse #17 ), 186
    Sacrifice Is Required of Those Who Are the Lord’s Disciples
    ( A Summary of Christ’s Major Discourse #18 ), 189
    The Kingdom of God Is Within You;
    Requirements for Inheriting Eternal Life
    ( A Summary of Christ’s Major Discourse #19 ), 194
    The Jewish and Roman Time System, 199
    Period 8 Study References, 200

    Period 9: Christ’s Preparation for His Atoning Sacrifice, 202
    First Day of the Week Sunday, April 2, 202
    Second Day of the Week Monday, April 3, 205
    Third Day of the Week Tuesday, April 4, 205
    Rebuke and Condemnation of the Leaders of Israel
    ( A Summary of Christ’s Major Discourse #20 ), 205
    Christ Will Die to Draw All Men to Him
    ( A Summary of Christ’s Major Discourse #21 ), 210
    Signs and Preparation Instructions for The Lord’s Coming in Glory
    ( A Summary of Christ’s Major Discourse #22 ), 212
    Fourth Day of the Week Wednesday, April 5, 218
    Fifth Day of the Week Thursday, April 6, 219
    The Love of Christ and the Guidance of the Comforter
    ( A Summary of Christ’s Major Discourse #23 ), 221
    Glorify Your Son, and Unite All Your Followers in One, as We Are One
    (A Summary of Christ’s Major Discourse #24), 225
    Money In New Testament Times, 229
    Period 9 Study References, 230

    Period 10: Christ’s Trial, Crucifixion and Burial, 232
    Sixth Day of the Week April 7 (Good Friday), 232
    Seventh Day of the Week Saturday, April 8 (Easter Eve), 240
    Death By Crucifixion, 241
    Period 10 Study References, 242

    Period 11: Christ’s Resurrection and Ascension, 243
    Period 11 Study References, 247

    A Harmony of the Four Gospels, 248

    Appendix 1: Historical Insights on Nazareth, Kochaba, Aenon and Batanea, 274

    Appendix 2: The Family of Herod, 278

    Bibliography, 279

    The Major Discourses of Jesus Christ, 285

    The Parables of Jesus Christ, 288

    The Miracles of Jesus Christ, 292

    Index of Explanatory Notes, 296

    Index, 301

     

    LIST OF MAPS, CHARTS AND TABLES

    A Holy Land Time Line, 17

    Period I: Christ’s Nativity and Preparation
    (7 B.C. to A.D. 26)
    Map : The Dominions of Herod the Great, 44
    Map : Most-Traveled Roads in the Time of Christ, 46
    Chart : The Jewish Year, 47
    Map : Gabriel’s Annunciation to Mary and the Birth of John the Baptist, 48
    Map : The Birth of Jesus, Flight into Egypt, and Return to Nazareth, 50
    Map : The Childhood and Youth of Jesus, 54

    Period 2: Christ’s Preliminary Ministry
    (Summer A.D. 26 to March-April, A.D. 27)
    The Political World at the Time of Jesus’s Ministry, 63
    Map : Political Divisions of Judea in the Time of Christ, 65
    Torah Schools: Sadducees, Pharisees and Essenes, 67
    Map : Christ’s Baptism and Preliminary Ministry, 70
    Chart : Israel’s Climate, 74
    Map : Other Opinions Concerning the Location of Christ’s Baptism, 75
    Passovers During the Ministry of Christ, 77

    Period 3: Christ’s Early Judean Ministry
    (April A.D. 27 to December, A.D. 27)
    Map : Christ’s Early Judean Ministry, 85
    Chart : Elevation Profiles of Palestine, 86

    Period 4: Christ’s Early Galilean Ministry
    (December, A.D. 27 to April, A.D. 28)
    Map : The Northern Shore of the Sea of Galilee, 89
    Map : Jesus’s Miracles in Cana and Capernaum and His Rejection in Nazareth, 90
    Events Which Took Place in Capernaum, 92
    Map : The Sermon on the Mount and Jesus’s Early Ministry Around the Sea of Galilee, 94
    Events on the Sea of Galilee, 101
    Map : The Calling of the Twelve, and the Second Passover at Jerusalem, 102
    Chart : Scriptural Lists of the Twelve Apostles, 105
    Chart : The Twelve Apostles of Jesus Christ, 110

    Period 5: Christ’s Great Galilean Ministry
    (April, A.D. 28 to April, A.D. 29)
    Map : Around the Sea of Galilee at the Time of Christ, 116
    Map : Jesus Rebuked the Storm and Performed Miracles in Galilee, 128
    Chart : Villages Within a 30-Mile Radius of Capernaum, 132
    Map : Jesus Fed the 5,000, Walked on the Water, and Performed other Miracles in Galilee, 136
    Chart : Jewish Measures of Weight, Length and Distance, 144

    Period 6: Christ’s Ministry to Phoenicia, Northern Israel and the Decapolis
    (April, A.D. 29 to October, A.D. 29)
    Map : Christ’s Visit to Phoenicia and Decapolis He Fed the 4,000, 151
    Map : Jesus’s Transfiguration, 156

    Period 7: Christ’s Late Judean Ministry
    (October, A.D. 29 to December, A.D. 29)
    Map : The Temple of Herod in Jerusalem, 166
    Map : Christ’s Ministry at the Feast of Tabernacles, 171
    Map : Christ’s Late Judean Ministry, 175
    Chart : Approximate Road Miles from Jerusalem, 182

    Period 8: Christ’s Ministry in Batanea and Peraea
    (January, A.D. 30 to April, A.D. 30)
    Map : Christ’s Ministry in Batanea and Raising of Lazarus, 188
    Chart : The Jewish and Roman Time Systems, 198

    Period 9: Christ’s Preparation for His Atoning Sacrifice
    (Sunday, April 2, A.D. 30 to Thursday, April 6, A.D. 30)
    Map : Christ’s Ministry in Jerusalem During the Passion Week, 216-217
    Chart : Money in New Testament Times, 226

    Period 10: Christ’s Trial, Crucifixion and Burial
    (Early Friday Morning, April 7, A.D. 30 to Early Sunday Morning, April 9, A.D. 30)
    Map : The Crucifixion of Jesus Christ, 232
    Chart : Death by Crucifixion, 237

    Period 11: Christ’s Resurrection and Ascension
    (Sunday, April 9, AD. 30 to Thursday, May 18, A.D. 30)
    Map : The Appearances of the Resurrected Christ, 241
    Chart : The Major Discourses of Jesus Christ, 244
    Chart : A Harmony of the Four Gospels, 245
    Chart : The Family of Herod, 275

    Index of Explanatory Notes, 277

    Index, 301

    Map: Ruins Found on the Receding Shores of the Sea of Galilee, 304

    6″ x 9″ paperback

    304 pages

     

    Topics: Jesus Christ, Birth, Nativity, Ministry Periods, Galilee, Judea, Perea, Phoenicia, Decapolis, Jerusalem, Capernaum, Apostles, Miracles, Parables,  Pontius Pilate, Peter, James, John, Mary, Lazarus, Time Line
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    Title

    Jesus of Nazareth: Savior and King

    Author

    Duane S. Crowther

    Pages

    304

    Size

    6" x 9"

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    Paperback

    ISBN

    0-88290-656-9

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