Chapter 10- John Questions who Jesus really is.

Chapter 10- John Questions who Jesus really is. 2 When John, who was in prison, heard about the deeds of the Messiah, he sent his disciples 3 to ask him, “Are you the one who is to come, or should we expect someone else?” 4 Jesus replied, “Go back and report to John what you hear and see: 5 The blind receive sight, the lame walk, those who have leprosy[b] are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, and the good news is proclaimed to the poor. 6 Blessed is anyone who does not stumble on account of me.” 7 As John’s disciples were leaving, … Continue reading Chapter 10- John Questions who Jesus really is.

Chapter 4- The Essenes from the Novel, “Jesus and John,” by Dr. Pelham Mead, published by Xlibris.com

Chapter   4 – The Essenes   Mary went to the central market one day when Jesus was 14 year of age. While at the central market in Nazareth a man approached her, and asked, “pardon me madam, but is your name Mary the wife of Joseph of Nazareth. “Yes, I am, who are you,” Mary asked? “I am Simon of Nazareth,” the man responded. “I am one of the leaders of the Mount Carmel Essene community. My family and I live in Nazareth, but conduct our worship services on Mount Carmel,” Simon said. “ What is your business with me,” … Continue reading Chapter 4- The Essenes from the Novel, “Jesus and John,” by Dr. Pelham Mead, published by Xlibris.com

The Essene Book of Discipline from the Dead Sea Scrolls, for reference

  The Dead Sea Scrolls: A New Translation
by: Michael Wise Martin Abegg, Jr. Edward Cook
HarperSanFrancisco
1996   Book of Discipline       Col. 1 A text belonging to [the Instructor, who is to teach the Ho]ly Ones how to live according to the book of the Yahad’s Rule. He is to teach them to seek God with all their heart and with all their soul, to do that which is good and upright before Him, just as He commanded through Moses and all His servants the prophets. He is to teach them to love everything He chose and to hate … Continue reading The Essene Book of Discipline from the Dead Sea Scrolls, for reference

A free Chapter of Jesus and John

Chapter   4 – The Essenes from the novel, “Jesus and John,” by Dr Pelham Mead iii   Mary went to the central market one day when Jesus was 14 year of age. While at the central market in Nazareth a man approached her, and asked, “pardon me madam, but is your name Mary the wife of Joseph of Nazareth. “Yes, I am, who are you,” Mary asked? “I am Simon of Nazareth,” the man responded. “I am one of the leaders of the Mount Carmel Essene community. My family and I live in Nazareth, but conduct our worship services on … Continue reading A free Chapter of Jesus and John