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The Significance of the Jerusalem Temple in the Life and Ministry of Jesus

Reading Time: < 1 minute   It is almost impossible to discuss the life and times of Jesus without mentioning the Jerusalem Temple. This shows how prominently the Temple featured in the work of Jesus. What was the Jewish Temple?   Unlike the Synagogue, there was only one Temple in the whole of Israel.   1. The first temple was …

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Describe the Role of the Synagogue in the Life and Ministry of Jesus

Reading Time: < 1 minute   The Synagogue was one of the best known social and religious institutions in Israel at the time of Jesus. Here are some key functions of the Synagogue during the time of Jesus. 1. The Synagogue was a meeting place for public worship on the Sabbath and on Jewish festival days. 2. The Synagogues, at …

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