Audio File   By this time Jesus and Mary were getting along much better. She regarded him less as a son; he had become to her more a father to her children. Each day’s life [More]
Audio File   Gabriel appeared to Mary about the middle of November, 8 B.C., in the evening, about sundown, before Joseph had returned home, while she was at work in her Nazareth home by the [More]
Audio File   During their stay in Joppa, Jesus met Gadiah, a Philistine interpreter who worked for one Simon a tanner. Gonad’s agents in Mesopotamia had transacted much business with this Simon, so Gonad and [More]
Audio File   It will hardly be possible fully to explain the many reasons which led to the selection of Palestine as the land for Jesus’s birth, and especially as to just why the family [More]
Audio File    THE EARLY CHILDHOOD OF JESUS     Owing to the uncertainties and anxieties of their sojourn in Bethlehem, Mary did not wean the babe until they had arrived safely in Alexandria, where the [More]
Audio File         It was the fifth of July, the first Sabbath of the month, when Jesus, while strolling through the countryside with his father, first gave expression to feelings and ideas which indicated [More]
Audio File   This was an eventful year in Jesus’ life. He continued to make progress at school and was indefatigable in his study of nature, while increasingly he prosecuted his study of the methods [More]
Audio File   Jesus, having now reached the threshold of young manhood and having been formally graduated from the synagogue schools, was qualified to proceed to Jerusalem with his parents to participate with them in [More]
Audio File   In the course of this year all family property, except the home and garden, was disposed of. The last piece of Capernaum property (except an equity in one other), already mortgaged, was [More]
Audio File   Of all Jesus’ earth-life experiences, the fourteenth and fifteenth years were the most crucial. These two years, after he began to be self-conscious of divinity and destiny, and before he achieved a [More]
Audio File      With the attainment of adult years Jesus began in earnest and with full self- consciousness the task of completing the experience of mastering the knowledge of the life of his lowest [More]
Audio File   Although the social and economic condition of the Roman state was not of the highest order, the widespread domestic peace and prosperity was propitious for the bestowal of Michael. In the first [More]
Audio File   Although Jesus was poor, his social standing in Nazareth was in no way impaired. He was one of the foremost young men of the city and very highly regarded by most of [More]
Audio File   The last four months of this year Jesus spent in Damascus as the guest of the merchant whom he first met at Philadelphia when on his way to Jerusalem.  A representative of [More]
Audio File   Joseph did not become reconciled to the idea that Mary was to become the mother of an extraordinary child until after he had experienced a very impressive dream. In this dream a [More]
Audio File       In something more than a year after the return to Nazareth the boy Jesus arrived at the age of his first personal and wholehearted moral decision; and there came to abide [More]
Audio File   ON THE ISLAND OF CRETE      The travelers had but one purpose in going to Crete and that was to play, to walk about over the island and to climb the mountains. [More]
Audio File        The night before they left Alexandria, Ganid and Jesus had a long visit with one of the government professors at the university who lectured on the teachings of Plato. Jesus interpreted [More]