Jesus the Son of God, Hebrews 12:1-4 and Luke 1:1-2:52

The author and giver of all faith – Jesus the only perfect man who walked on this earth. But his public ministry was but three and a half short years.

God had planned (promised) something better for us so that only together with Jesus would we be made perfect.

Jesus was born in Bethlehem which is just south of Jerusalem.

He spent most of his life in a town called Nazareth in the north part of Israel near the Sea of Galilee. Like all Jewish men, He learned a trade in His case carpentry from his step-father Joseph. He would have gone to the local synagogue the local place of Religious learning. Also visiting Jerusalem up to three times a year. Visiting family and friends including those from his step-fathers side in Bethlehem.

Background Reading:

We Must Look to Jesus

12:1 Therefore, having so vast a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, and throwing off everything that hinders us and especially the sin that so easily entangles us, let us keep running with endurance the race set before us, 2 fixing our attention on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of the faith, who, in view of the joy set before him, endured the cross, disregarding its shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.
Hebrews 12:1-2

and

Jesus the man who influenced many

Luke 1:1-2:52

Old Testament bible references:
e.g. Genesis 1:1-, Isaiah etc.

New Testament bible references:
Mark, Luke, John, Revelation etc.

Look at these modules:
Birth of Jesus or
Acts part one or
The book Revelation


Other modules in this unit: