This sermon in the continuing study on the Gospels examines cultural, historical, textual and archaeological insights into Jesus Christ's healing of Peter's mother-in-law, His traveling and teaching throughout synagogues in Galilee, and His healing of a man with leprosy. We also examine what the life of a leper was like in first-century Galilee and Judea and biblical laws and cultural practices relating to leprosy, deeper understandings of Jesus' Hebrew name Yeshua, and lessons we can learn from these events.
United Church of God Pastor, Beyond Today Managing Editor
Scott Ashley is managing editor of Beyond Today magazine, United Church of God booklets and its printed Bible Study Course. He and his wife, Connie, live in Arvada, Colorado, a suburb of Denver. He also pastors congregations in Denver, Colorado Springs and Frisco, Colorado.
Mr. Ashley attended Ambassador College in Big Sandy, Texas, graduating in 1976 with a theology major and minors in journalism and speech. It was there that he first became interested in publishing, an industry in which he has worked for more than 40 years.