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Chapter 27: The New Kingdom
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1. What did Jacob mean when he told his sons the scepter would not depart from Judah?
Judah would always have royal power and would belong to Judah until some descendant of Judah (Christ) came to whom the scepter 'belonged' the nations would obey him.
What did Gabriel's words to Mary summarize?
The same promises that were made to David. Mary's son will be the son of David, the anointed one
What was the most important point Matthew intended to prove?
The climax of God's plan of salvation. Jesus Christ fulfills these promises.
What title is given to Jesus Christ at least eight times in Matthew's gospel?
'Son of David'
Why did Matthew stress the importance of this title so much?
Needed to show the Jewish audience that the prophecies in the scriptures all point to Jesus. For Jews the prophecies in the scriptures all point to Jesus, the Son of David would restore the kingdom. The Son of David is the lord to all nations.
What point does the story of the Canaanite woman get across?
That Gentiles and Canaanites can receive blessings and believe in the Son of David. They can receive forgiveness and have faith. Gentiles
Who was the first apostle to recognize Jesus as the messiah?
Peter after the Canaanite woman did
How did Jesus stump the Pharisees regarding the Christ as the Son of David ?
They were unable to answer Jesus' question after bombarding him with questions. They recognized the psalm as 1 of David's referring to the Christ, and they would not have been unable to answer Jesus.
Where do we find the answer to the question Jesus asked the Pharisees?
On the day of Pentecost, Peter was inspired by the Holy Spirit and answered Jesus' riddle.
10. What is indicated by St. Peter's quotation from Joel?
Peter told the Jews where they were in history, the last days, the days when the Christ, the Anointed One, has already come.
What is the answer to this question?
Miracles performed by Jesus were signs from God that should have revealed to them who Jesus was. This was part of God's plan. David died and his body saw corruption. Therefore he cannot be talking about himself in this psalm. Instead David was an inspired prophet who was speaking of the Christ, the son of David. So Jesus was the Christ the one prophesized by David, who would inherit the throne. David calls his son "My Lord" because the son of David is also the son of God, who lives and reigns at the right hand of God.
What is the new Israel?
The community of all believers, the Church.
List the new meanings to the Davidic Kingdom?
We can see all features of the Davidic Covenant in the new Israel.
List 3 other ways the secondary features of the Davidic Covenant take on new meaning in the Church?
The queen mother became an important part of the royal government. Mary takes the role of the Queen mother in the new kingdom. The prime minister became a distinct office in the royal government. Jesus entrusted the keys to Peter. The thank offering became primary liturgy celebrated at temple. The Eucharist is the sacrament of the church.
What takes the place of the 'Sacrifice of Thanksgiving' in the new kingdom?
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