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Books : Bible Conference Notebooks

The Gospels and the Feasts of the Land
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Learn about each of the Jewish holidays, which Jesus and his disciples observed. How did they shape and influence his life and teachings? Some of the holidays explained are The Feast of Trumpets, Day of Atonement, The Feast of the Tabernacles, and The Feast of Dedication.

Author: Dr. James Fleming ----- Pages: 139

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The Jewish Background of Jesus
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This book looks at the Jewish roots of Christianity. Early Christians were taught to have respect for what we would call the Judeo-Christian heritage, which means that by adoption Christians share the spiritual inheritance and richness of their Jewish brothers and sisters. The church, by looking into its Jewish roots, will gain a greater foundation for its faith and beliefs.

Author: Dr. James Fleming ----- Pages: 89

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The Kingdom of God Is Now
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The Hebrew Scriptures influenced Jesus and this lecture series explores Jesus' notions of king, kingdom and Servant-Messiah. John the Baptist's perception of the Kingdom of God is compared and contrasted with Jesus' perception. We come to understand in a new way that Servant-Messiah has servant-followers and that we are able to experience the joy of the Kingdom of God Now. How? Through serving others.

Author: Dr. James Fleming ----- Pages: 131

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The Last Supper
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The first section of the notebook teaches the historical and geographical background of the bondage of the ancient Hebrews in Egypt. New discoveries are discussed which helps better understand the physical setting of the Last Supper. The notebook ends by giving the meanings of some of the sayings of Jesus with his disciples, his last night with them.

Author: Dr. James Fleming ----- Pages: 134

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The Major Prophets
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This book helps us understand that the Bible is not a metaphysical book. The Bible is a concrete book that does not just speak abstractly of things that are distant and far away. The prophets lived in an important time of "this day" and "here," and they are trying to help us understand and not lose hope of "that day" and "there," in God's world.

Author: Dr. James Fleming ----- Pages: 173

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The Mystery of the Resurrection
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This book begins with discussing the ancient tombs, customs, and beliefs from the Hebrew Bible. The notebook moves on to changes in burial customs in the Greek and Roman periods. Special attention is devoted to the interpretation of the Resurrection Narratives.

Author: Dr. James Fleming ----- Pages: 107

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The Parables of Jesus
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The ancient Hebrew poetic structure of the Parables of Jesus is examined. The physical and cultural contexts of the parables are considered in order to glean the most from Jesus' teachings.

Author: Dr. James Fleming ----- Pages: 134

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The Rest of the Story: A Study of the Lives of the Apostles
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This book examines the lives of the twelve disciples of the Gospels, as well as three apostles in the Book of Acts, and selected other apostles. Each of the apostles is discussed in terms of their name, birthplace, major Gospel, Acts and Epistle references, and particular stories that illustrate his or her character.

Author: Dr. James Fleming ----- Pages: 143

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The Strange Side of God
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Who would expect a king to be born in a stable, a god who hangs around with marginal people, and who makes treaties with unreliable partners? The book explores why God chooses to be unassuming and does not flaunt his power and how God sometimes makes what would be considered from our perspective "bad business judgements."

Author: Dr. James Fleming ----- Pages: 78

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The Tabernacle And The Temple
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The first three sections of this book trace the history of the Israelites (1) going from a landless people with the tabernacle to a landed people with the Temple, (2) being tempted to worship the gods of their neighbors, and (3) returning from captivity worshiping only the God Most High. The last section teaches on Jesus' relationship with the Temple from his early life through facing the elders at the end of his life.

Author: Dr. James Fleming ----- Pages: 74

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Turning Points in the Life of Jesus.
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In light of hints in the New Testament and what we know about the political dynamics in Galilee and Judea in the first century, can we determine, for the turning points in the life of Jesus, what may be causes for the stated effects? What educated guesses might we make as to the causes of these turning points in Jesus' life? Here we concentrate on turning points in the life of Jesus.

Author: Dr. James Fleming ----- Pages: 108

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Understanding the Revelation
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The Revelation of St. John is addressed to seven particular churches in Asia Minor (Western Turkey). Studying the political and cultural environment of the first century and how oppressive the world of Asia Minor was, where early Christianity took root and grew, will provide new insights and understandings of The Revelation.

Author: Dr. James Fleming ----- Pages: 131

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