Tag: bible times
What the Romans Ate [Video]
The Roman empire played a major role in world history and in New Testament times. God used it to prepare the world for the Messiah’s birth and facilitate the spread of the Gospel. Given its significant role in the time of Christ, it’s worthwhile to learn what daily life was like back then.
Knowledge of biblical times can bring a deeper understanding of the Scriptures. So I hope you’ll enjoy this video from Absolute History. And that it will provide useful insight. Happy viewing!
Pozzuoli, Naples: In Paul’s Footsteps
A few years ago we got to visit a church in Pozzuoli, where the apostle Paul landed! They even have a sign at the port indicating the spot where he disembarked, and we couldn’t help but wonder what it was like back then and how he felt.
Bible Occupations: Service-Related
Most service-related occupations were carried out in the marketplace. An important place in the life of Oriental communities for conducting business, and more. As we learned in other posts of this series, the marketplace also served as a gathering place, a type of employment office, and even as a preliminary courthouse.
Bible Occupations: The Market Place
As we have already learned in this series, the occupations and tasks carried out by men and women were many and varied. And we also learned that because many trades were a mix of cottage industry and manufacturing on a larger scale, the home and field section tends to cross over with jobs in the marketplace.
Bible Occupations: Home and Field
Work and vocation, as instituted by God, are good. Scripture opens with God at work, creating the entire world and giving man and woman their first occupations: farming and homemaking. He set them to care for the earth, work for their own living, and make or grow what they needed.