Below, click an episode’s “MORE” to see the historical sources of that episode.  (Since important events in Jesus’ life are covered with only a few lines in the Bible, the rest of each episode is typical events of the day from ancient historians.) 

  1. MARY & HEROD  Dayspring Dawning:  TOO YOUNG {MORE}
  2. ELIZABETH  Bastion of Barrenness: TOO OLD {MORE}
  3. JOSEPH I  Two Fathers, One Son:  GULLIBLE {MORE}
  4. JOSEPH II  Walking Tall:  HOMELESS {MORE}
  5. SHEPHERDS  Glory of the Ordinary:  PREJUDICE {MORE}
  6. ANNA & SIMEON  Flaming Hope With A Flickering Candle: PRAYER {MORE}
  7. THE WISE MEN I  Celestial Secrets and Star Search: NEW AGE {MORE}
  8. THE WISE MEN II  Cradle of Majesty:  EVIDENCE {MORE}
  9. ZECHARIAH  Silent Thunderbolt:  DREAMS {MORE}
  10. ARCHELAUS & the BOY  Lost in Wonder:  HOPELESS {MORE}
  11. REVOLUTIONARIES   Weapons of Dust: BULLYING {MORE}
  12. JOHN THE HERMIT PRIEST  I  Hesitant Herald:  SHYNESS {MORE}
  13. SATAN  The Great Pretender: FAKES  {MORE}
  14. ANDREW & PHILIP  Odyssey of Truth: NERDS {MORE}
  15. NATHANIEL  God Eyes:  LYING {MORE}
  16. MERCHANTS, BANKERS & WIDOW  Treasure of Doom:  POVERTY {MORE}
  17. NICODEMUS  Firelight:  UNPOPULAR  {MORE}
  18. SAMARITAN WOMAN  The Untouchable: PREJUDICE {MORE}
  19. CHUZA    Rose-Colored World:  POWER  {MORE}
  20. PETER’S MOTHER-IN-LAW  Hand of God:  SERIOUS ILLNESS {MORE}
  21. ZEBEDEE  Empty Net Syndrome:  PRE-JUDGING {MORE}
  22. SIMON  Cloud Burst:  FORGIVENESS {MORE}
  23. LEPER MOSHE  Haze of Hopelessness:  HIDDEN HEARTS {MORE}
  24. PARALYTIC  BARNABAS  Shackled:  THE IMPOSSIBLE {MORE}
  25. MATTHEW  LEVI  The Traitor:  BLAME {MORE}
  26. JUDAS  I  Whirlwind:  MASKS  {MORE}
  27. ABIHU THE LAME  Imaginings: ORGANIZED RELGION {MORE}
  28. PHARISEES  Holier Than Thou: CREEDS {MORE}
  29. TWELVE AIDES I   Unlikely Crew: GETTING ALONG {MORE}
  30. CENTURION’S SERVANT BOY – True Power – LOWERING. {MORE}
  31. JONATHAN, THE WIDOW’S SON  Interrupted Funeral:  DEATH {MORE} 
  32. PHARISEE SIMON  Pound of Flesh:  LOSERS & WINNERS {MORE}
  33. FIVE WEALTHY WOMEN I  The Benefactresses:  MONEY. {MORE}
  34. SCRIBES & LAWYERS  Cosmic Chaos:  EDUCATION  {MORE} 
  35. DEMON DISEASED  War of the Worlds:  SATAN {MORE} 
  36. STORMY WEATHER  Catch the Wind and Water:  IMPOSSIBLE {MORE}
  37. JOHN THE HERMIT PRIEST II  Gates of Glory SACRIFICE {MORE}
  38. THREE WITH DEMONS – Angels of Hell: WORTHY {MORE}
  39. THE GIRL & THE LADY  Desperation Point:  HEAVEN {MORE}
  40. NAZARETH NEIGHBORS  Golden Boy Conspiracy:  JEALOUSY. {MORE}
  41. 5000 FAMILIES FED   Bread of Kingdom Life:  USERS {MORE}
  42. SYRIAN-PHOENICIAN GIRL  A New Age Dawning:   PERSISTENCE {MORE}
  43. DEAF, MUTE, BLIND  Out of the Mist Mightily:  HARDSHIPS {MORE}
  44. MOSES AND ELIJAH  Eye of the Storm: REINCARNATION {MORE}
  45. JAMES AND JOHN  Thunder Road:  SHOW-OFFS {MORE}
  46. RECRUITS – Rough & Ready: PRIORITIES {MORE}
  47. THE SEVENTY-TWO  Shallow Road:  DARING {MORE}
  48. SUPREME COUNCIL & AN ADULTERESS  The Unmasking:  BLAMING  {MORE}
  49. BORN BLIND  Mission  Impossible:  HANDICAPPED {MORE}
  50. PARENTS OF THE SIGHTLESS  Flying Blind:  TRUTH  {MORE}
  51. MARTHA  Chasing Rainbows:  ADHD {MORE}
  52. LAZARUS  Portals of Paradise:  DEATH {MORE}
  53. CHIEF PRIESTS  True Colors:  SELFISH {MORE}
  54. ZACCHEUS  Outcast Meets Outcast:  UNPOPULAR {MORE}
  55. MARY OF BETHANY  Spirit King:  SELF-MOTIVATED {MORE}
  56. CITIZENS OF KINGDOM EARTH  Day Extraordinaire:  WISHFUL THINKING {MORE}
  57. GRECIANS  Shores of a Broader World:  OUTSIDERS {MORE}
  58. SACRIFICIAL LAMB JESUS  God Essence: MEMORIES {MORE}
  59. JUDAS – II  Fallen Star: MATERIALISTIC. {MORE}
  60. THE ANGEL & THE DEVIL  RIGHT & WRONG  {MORE}
  61. DESERTERS  Power in the Breaking:  COWARDICE {MORE}
  62. ANNUS & CAIAPHAS  High and Unmighty:  TRUTH  {MORE}
  63. HEROD ANTIPAS  Shadow Boxing:  EMPATHY  {MORE}
  64. PILATE  Soaring to Nothingness:  BLACKMAILED {MORE}
  65. SIMON THE LIBYAN  The Shallow Road:  UNWILLING {MORE}
  66. CRUCIFIXION I  The Substitute:  COURAGE {MORE}
  67. CRUCIFIXION II  Victorious Dying:  FORGIVING {MORE}
  68. TWO THIEVES  ON CROSSES  Stranger in Paradise:  ARROGANCE {MORE}
  69. JOSEPH OF ARIMATHEA  Sleeping Giant: UNPOPULAR {MORE}
  70. GRAVEYARD SENTRIES  Dawn Eyes:  TRUTH  {MORE}
  71. SALOME  Forever Friend:   FAMILY {MORE}
  72. FIVE WEALTHY WOMEN II  Breath of God:  PROOF {MORE}
  73. PETER  Torch Flight:  FORGIVEN {MORE}
  74. BIG LITTLE JAMES & ALPHAEUS  Desert of Sighs:  CONFUSION {MORE}
  75. TEN APOSTLES  Whispering Hope:  DISCOURAGED {MORE}
  76. THOMAS  Flag Ship Forever:  PREJUDICE {MORE}
  77. SEVEN APOSTLES  Grasping Glory: RISK TAKERS {MORE}
  78. ELEVEN APOSTLES I  Magnificent Soaring:  LIFE’S WORK {MORE}
  79. 500 WITNESSES  Power Surge:  GRATITUDE  {MORE}
  80. BROTHER JAMES  Thunderstruck:  FAITH. {MORE}
  81. ELEVEN APOSTLES II  Son Rise:  ETERNITY{MORE}
  82. RULING SADDUCEES  Prayers and Palaces:  AGAINST THE ODDS {MORE}
  83. LEBBEUS THADDEUS  Quest To the Great Beyond: PROCRASTINATION {MORE}
  84. SINNERS & SAINTS  Come To Me:  HEAVEN {MORE}

TIMELINE OF THE NAME “PALESTINE”

(as the region between Phoenecia [Lebanon] and Egypt)

  • 1150 BC – In five inscriptions in Egypt.
  •  800 BC – Assyrians in the Nimrud Slab.
  •  700 BC – Assyrians in the Esarhaddon Treaty
  •  500 BC – Greek Herodotus in his The Histories
  • 322 BC – Aristotle
  • 269 BC – Polemon
  •   40 BC – JEWISH PHILO
  •   20 BC – Ovid
  •   15 BC – Tibullus
  •   43 AD – Pomponius Mela
  •   53 AD – Pliny the Elder
  •   70 AD – Dio Chrysostom
  •   80 AD – Statius
  •   90 AD – PlutArch
  •   90 AD – JEWISH PRIEST JOSEPHUS

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