Audio File       This year the financial pressure was slightly relaxed as four were at work. Miriam earned considerable by the sale of milk and butter; Martha had become an expert weaver. The [More]
Audio File   This was Jesus’ first year of comparative freedom from family responsibility. James was very successful in managing the home with Jesus help in counsel and finances.  The week following  the  Passover  of   [More]
Audio File   This was, indeed, an eventful year in Jesus’ life. Early in January a great snowstorm occurred in Galilee. Snow fell two feet deep, the heaviest snowfall Jesus saw during his lifetime and [More]
Audio File       At about this time there was considerable agitation, especially at Jerusalem and in Judea, in favor of rebellion against the payment of taxes to Rome. There was coming into existence a [More]
Audio File   Jesus was now seven years old, the age when Jewish children were supposed to begin their formal education in the synagogue schools. Accordingly, in August of this year he entered upon his [More]