The Infancy Narratives of Jesusl explores the stories of the conception and birth of Jesus in the gospels of Matthew and Luke. With clear and insightful commentary, Stephen Binz helps readers understand the Old Testament background of these texts, the distinct themes and events of the two gospel accounts, and the continuing relevance of these stories for us today. Deepen your longing for the Messiah's coming as you encounter Jesus as Emmanuel, "God with us." Commentary, study and reflection questions, prayers, and access to online lectures are included. 3 lessons.
Stephen J. Binz is a biblical scholar, award-winning author, popular speaker, and pilgrimage guide. He studied Scripture at the Pontifical Biblical Institute in Rome and Jerusalem and has developed dozens of books and programs in biblical theology and spirituality. A number of his commentaries are the foundation for the following Little Rock Scripture Study offerings: Introduction to the Bible, Panorama of the Old Testament, Panorama of the New Testament, Exodus, and The Passion and Resurrection Narratives of Jesus. He is also the author of Holy Land Pilgrimage (Liturgical Press). More information about Binz’s work may be found at Bridge-B.com.