Tag Archives: Jerusalem

The Gospel of Mark: Scripture: Mark 4:1-20

  “Those who hear the word and accept it, bear fruit a hundredfold” Scripture:  Mark 4:1-20 1 Again he began to teach beside the sea.  And a very large crowd gathered about him so that he got into a boat … Continue reading

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The Gospel of Mark: Scripture: Mark 3:31-35

   “Whoever does the will of God is my brother, and sister, and mother” Scripture:  Mark 3:31-35 31 And his mother and his brothers came; and standing outside they sent to him and called him. 32 And a crowd was … Continue reading

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The Gospel of Mark: Scripture: Mark 3:7-12

“All who had diseases pressed upon Jesus to touch him“ Scripture: Mark 3:7-12 7 Jesus withdrew with his disciples to the sea, and a great multitude from Galilee followed; also from Judea 8 and Jerusalem and Idume’a and from beyond … Continue reading

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The Gospel of Mark:Scripture: Mark 2:1-12

“We never saw anything like this!” Scripture: Mark 2:1-12 1 And when he returned to Caper’na-um after some days, it was reported that he was at home. 2 And many were gathered together, so that there was no longer room … Continue reading

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The Land of Jerusalem

Jerusalem, the capital of Israel, was situated in the very heart of Judea, in the territory allotted to the tribe of Benjamin. According to the earliest Jewish traditions Jerusalem is directly identified with the ancient Salem that the biblical Melchizedek, … Continue reading

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Easton’s Bible Dictionary – Jerusalem

JERUSALEM Called also Salem, Ariel, Jebus, the “city of God,” the “holy city;” by the modern Arabs el-Khuds, meaning “the holy;” once “the city of Judah” (2 Chronicles 25:28). This name is in the original in the dual form, and … Continue reading

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Overview – First Century Jerusalem

      Jerusalem’s Name. The etymology of the name Jerusalem is not certain; it is apparently of Semitic origin. An Egyptian notice from the third quarter of the nineteenth century B.C. mentions Urusalimum. The Assyrians called it Ursalimmu. Modern … Continue reading

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