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Jesus’ teaching

What did Jesus teach people?

Jesus was known as Rabbi or teacher as he taught people a lot about how they should live and the decisions they should make. But what exactly did Jesus teach about:

  • revenge?
  • worry?
  • prayer?
  • giving?

These films show Jesus’ core teaching on these important issues.

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What is Christian marriage all about?

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What unites Christians?

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Why do Christians worship him?

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Why do Christians worship him?

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Why do people choose to follow Jesus in the 21st century?

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Why do people choose to follow Jesus in the 21st century?

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Is the idea that Jesus came back to life too much to believe?

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Is the idea that Jesus came back to life too much to believe?

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What happened to Jesus' disciples after he was arrested?

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What happened to Jesus' disciples after he was arrested?

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Jesus’ miracles: the feeding of the 5,000

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What did Jesus teach about money and giving?

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Jesus’ teaching: Money

What did Jesus teach about money and giving?

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Money. It can do wonderful things and change lives for the better. Equally, it can be a cause of stress, arguments and leave our lives in a mess. Having too much can make you greedy for more, having too little can make you desperate. The […]