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Experience the stories of Jesus in the Gospels in a whole new way! Understanding the World of Jesus is packed with simple summaries, charts, diagrams, and key information about the fascinating time in which Jesus lived.

The apostle Paul wrote that when the set time had fully come, God sent his Son (Gal 4:4). It’s no coincidence that God the Father sent his Son into the world exactly when and where he did.

In this ready-to-teach PowerPoint presentation, get a glimpse of the politics, history, and culture of the world in which Jesus lived. You’ll be able to help students learn about the language Jesus spoke, the different rulers and political figures in the gospels, the difference between the Pharisees and Sadducees, and much more!

Answer questions like:
  • What happened between the Old Testament and New Testament?
  • Who were the different Herods?
  • What were the Jews looking for in a messiah?
  • Who were the Pharisees and Sadducees?
This easy-to-use resource will help you and your small group or Sunday school class better understand the ministry of Jesus in its cultural and historical context. Includes 100+ slides, images, and reproducible handouts.

Packed with charts, simple summaries, fun facts, and photos, this pamphlet provides an in-depth overview of what the message of Jesus truly meant to those who heard it, and how it relates to us today.

Enjoy These 3 Key Features of the Understanding the World of Jesus PowerPoint!

1. Time Line of Key People, Politics, and Cultures

What was the Maccabean Revolt? When did Herod the Great rule? Get answers to these questions and more in this pamphlet!

Understanding the world of Jesus covers over 20 key Bible terms, cultures, empires, and events, including:
  • What the menorah signifies for the Jewish holiday Hanukkah
  • Who the Sadducees and the Hasmoneans were
  • The significance of the Temple in Jerusalem during Jesus’ time
  • And more!
2. Detailed Descriptions & Full-Color Pictures

This chronological pamphlet is packed with colorful photos, maps, and images! Enjoy seeing:
  • A menorah
  • A map of the Roman Empire and the Holy Land in the time of Jesus
  • Pictures of real Bible locations
  • And more!
3. Convenient Charts, Maps, & Family Tree

See the differences between the Pharisees and the Sadducees in a simple, colorful, and easy-to-follow chart! Also, enjoy having a simple overview of the Herodian Dynasty! See a helpful family tree that shows:
  • The name of each ruler
  • When they ruled
  • Their official title
  • The Bible verses where they appear
You don’t need to be an expert to lead this presentation! The Understanding the World of Jesus PowerPoint is fully equipped with text, Scriptures, photos, and more! This ready-to-use presentation includes:
  • Over 100 colorful, easy-to-read slides
  • Reproducible handout with images of each slide for notetaking
  • Worksheets with study questions
Want to do a group Bible study virtually? No problem! These PowerPoint presentation Bible studies are easy to screenshare over Zoom or other video conferencing software and services! Simply open the PowerPoint when you’re ready to present to your small group—anyone can lead these studies!—and select “Share Screen” and choose the PowerPoint window. Set your presentation to full screen and your Bible study is ready to go! It’s never been easier to teach the Bible visually and virtually! (Visit our PowerPoint FAQs for more details.)

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