Approximately 20 minutes. As students of the Bible, are we not compelled to ask, What spiritual significance underlies the town of Nazareth where Jesus grew up and where he returned as an adult to speak in the local synagogue? This video vignette seeks to explore that question in-depth. In this biblical narrative we will discover […]
This video vignette covers Paul’s final speech to the elders who come to visit him at Miletus.
This 35-minute video vignette will discuss Paul’s response to seeing the plethora of gods the Athenians were worshipping. He addresses this idolatry of the Greeks who even had an altar to the “Unknown God” by proclaiming to them, “. . . Whom therefore ye ignorantly worship, him declare I unto you.” (Acts 17:23).
This 37-minute video vignette discusses Paul’s second missionary journey to the city of Philippi where he found receptivity to Christianity. Here, it was through Lydia, a woman, that Christianity entered Europe. There is also a brief discussion of the poignant letter written to the Philippians by Paul when he was in jail. The apostle recognized […]
This video vignette discusses the circumstances surrounding Paul’s imprisonment at Caesarea Maritima. We will learn about Paul’s character under severe challenges. In one’s scholar’s words, “Attacked at every point of his, [Paul] does not shrink from the contest, he redoubles his energies – everywhere confronts his adversaries and never for one moment doubting victory.”
One week after Jesus’ ascension, Jews celebrate the “Feast of Weeks” – a feast after the end of the barley harvest. It’s also known as “the Pentecost” because the feast occurs 50 days after the first day of Passover. But this celebration is unique. It becomes the first test for the early Christian church: Can […]
This video vignette discusses Philip’s encounter with the Eunuch near Gaza and Philip’s explanation of Isaiah 53 to the receptive Eunuch.
These 12 poems, inspired and written by Jill Gooding, C.S.B., are listed in the order of appearance on a Biblos Israel Tour. They give a nice overview of what one would see and experience (spiritually) in Israel.
This talk, along with visual slides, discusses the resurrection of Tabitha by the disciple, Peter. Approximately 18 minutes.
This talk, along with visual slides, discusses Jesus’ raising of the widow’s son at Nain and looks at the parallel between this narrative and the Old Testament story of Elijah’s raising of the widow’s son at Zarephath. Approximately 16 minutes.