A Greek word for "revelation"
Also referred to as deuterocanonical
the offical list of inspired books in the Bible
Education in the faith
Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John are the evangelists.
The core or essential message of the Gospel
The Patriacrhs of the Bible are Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.
From a word that means "seventy", , the oldest Greek version of the Old Testament
Worship of something other than the true God
Refers to the books in the Old Testament not found in the Hebrew Scripture
For, example the major prophets are: Isaiah, Jeremiah, and Ezekiel
Exiles and foremers exiles who remained faithful to YHWH during the time of their captivity
The offical public worship of the Church
The minor prophets are Twevele prophets who have books of the Old Testament named for them "Teaching"
Why do Protestant Bibles only list 39 book of the Old Testament?
Because it results from which ancient versions of the Hebrew Scriptures are used to form canons
5 books (Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy), that contains Jewish Law
7 books ( Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs, Sirach, and Wisdom) Contain the most beautiful and practical religious literature in the world.
18 books (Isaiah, Jeremiah, Lamentations, Baruch, Ezekiel, Daniel, Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Miach, Nahum, Habakkauk, Zephanauah, Haggi, Zechariah, and Malachi) that contain powerful figures who spoke for YHWH to warn the people to remain faithful to the covenant.
16 books ( Joshua, Judges, 1&2 Samuel, 1&2 Kings, 1&2 Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, Ruth, Esther, Judith, Tobit, and 1&2 Maccabees.) Contains the storyy of the Chosen people and .how they lived out the covenant in the Promise Land
What were the names of the 3 stages that went into the wiritng of the New Testament?
Stage 1: The Historical Jesus 6 BC- AD 30/33, Stage 2: Oral Tradition: AD 30-50, Stage 3:The New Testament Writings AD 50-ca.120
What were the 3 preaching forms that took place during the Second Stage of writing the New Testament?
Kerygma: Preaching to unbelievers
Liturgy: worship of the Christians
Letters intended for all ( meaning that the letters arent just for Catholics it's for everyone)
Why are the Gospels the heart of all Scriptures?
Because they are our principal source for the life and the teaching of the Incarnate Word, our Savior
Acts of the Apostles
Considered the Second part of Luke's Gospel. Contains letters and stories of the preaching of St.Peter and St.Paul
Letter to the Hebrews
Emphasizes Christ's superiority over all creation and that he is greater than all the angels and all the prophets, including Moses.
The symbolic work that John relates visions he had of God, the Risen Christ and the future. Purpose of the book was to encourage Christians who were undergoing persecution for thier faith in Jesus.
The letters were addressed to local chruches or individuals and are arranged in the Bible in order from longest to shortest.
3 main reason of the oral tradition of preaching about Jesus
The end of the world was not coming as quickly as the early Christians at first thought
Distortions to the Gospel were occuring
More instruction was needed
What year were the Pauline Epistles, Acts, 4 Gospels, and some of the other Epistles were genereally accepted as inspired?
By year AD 200