The New Testament church was planted in and commissioned to influence a culture dominated by Greco-Roman and Jewish culture. This lesson will help you understand many of the specific issues and questions the New Testament books were written to help Christians address in their walk with God.Lesson Objectives
When you complete this lesson, you should be able to do the following:
As you proceed through this lesson have the following question in mind.
What lessons, both positive and negative, can Christians today learn from perspectives expressed by religious sects that existed within 1st century Judaism (particularly Pharisees, Sadducees, Essenes, and Zealots)?