The Jesus of the Bible

Series starting September 2015

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Jesus of the Bible Study 65: Doulos

What did the apostles mean when they referred to themselves as a servant, bondslave, bondman and slave of Jesus? These words were translated from the Greek word doulas. There is no equivalent English word making it difficult to translate. By looking at the Old Testament, Dr. Bramson explains what a doulas is. Who else was a doulos?  Will followers of Jesus […]

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Jesus of the Bible Study 60: Jesus Wept

Dr. Bramson continues his study of Passion week. In this lesson, he examines what happened as a result of the Israelites not recognizing the first coming of their Messiah. In addition, he works through Luke 20 as the Sadducees pepper Jesus with trick questions in order to entrap Him. Does their plan work? Listen here Jesus […]

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Jesus of the Bible Study 51: Prayer

When the disciples asked Jesus to teach them to pray, how did He respond? Did Jesus mean for the “Lord’s Prayer” to be repeated over and over as many people do? How do we know? What was Jesus’ intent when He taught on prayer? From this starting point, Dr. Bramson teaches about one man’s prayers […]

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“Demon Possessed?” by Special Guest Teacher Eric Arthurton

Guest teacher Eric Arthurton examines the subject of demons. Can a Christian have a demon? If they can’t, then why is Scripture full of warnings about the enemy? What was Jesus’ normative practice related to evil spirits? What did He teach his disciples and followers to do?  In addition, Eric explores the inaccurate translation “demon possession.” […]

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Jesus of the Bible Lesson 29: Happy Birthday, Israel!

After Israel’s recent 68th anniversary of it’s (re)birth, Dr. Bramson takes an in-depth look at the prophecies of Daniel, Jeremiah and Ezekiel who prophesied during the Babylonian captivity of the southern kingdom of Israel (Judah). By applying the seven times clause of Leviticus 26 to these prophecies (based on Daniel 9), God told the Israelites just exactly how long until […]

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Jesus of the Bible Lesson 27: Parables III

As Dr. Bramson continues teaching about the parables, he discusses the parable of the yeast using his extraordinary theatrical skills. What does yeast represent in the Bible? Is this parable good news? What is Jesus telling us about the parable of the treasure? Who is the treasure? Listen here Jesus of the Bible Lesson 27 Handout

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Jesus of the Bible Lesson 26: Parables II

This lesson continues what Dr. Bramson started in lesson 25 about the parables that Jesus taught. After reviewing the purpose of parables, Dr. Bramson explains the code that Jesus used in teaching about the kingdom of God. What can the mustard seed parable tell us about our churches today? Listen here Jesus of the Bible […]