For the Christian faith, there are no words more critical than understanding the words of Jesus. Birth of the Church: Matthew, Mark, Luke and Acts will help you understand what Jesus said, shed light on difficult passages, and bring new insights to familiar verses.
This chapter-by-chapter study series includes:
• Background – context for the current chapter
• Overview – definitions, description of ancient cultural practices, and passages explained
• Insights – application to life today, thought provoking questions for personal meditation and small group discussions
As you learn more about the history and purpose of each verse, you will find yourself growing in wisdom, in knowledge and closer to God.
Reading the Bible can be a daunting task. Understanding verses often requires a great deal of study, prayer, and meditation. But don't loose heart! God reveals His Word to those who earnestly seek Him (Jer. 29:13).
Birth of the Church: Matthew, Mark, Luke & Acts by Trina Bresser Matous