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Bible - Midterm
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what was zechariah doing when an angel visited him? what did the angel tell him?
doing his priestly duties burning incense at the alter - don't be afraid God heard his prayer and his wife elizabeth will have a son
mark Christians in Rome
john new christians and searching non christians
Mother of John the baptist
What did John do while in his mother's womb when he heart mary's voiice?
what other genre are the gospels most similar to?
what does the name jesus mean
what name is it identical to in the old testament
Yeshua - Joshua
why did king herod have it out for jesus
he feared jesus would destroy his empire
why does jesus tell peter to get behind me satan
peter was looking at jesus dying from his perspective not Gods. satan always tries to steer us away from God's ways and plans for our lives
what is the difference between the pharisees and sadducess
The Sadducees did not believe that man would experience resurrection after physical death.
The Pharisees believed that God would send the Jews a messiah who would bring peace to the world and rule from Jerusalem. They also believed that all circumstances that affected the lives of Jews were divinely ordained.
why did the the jews celebrate the triumphal entry of jesus into jersusalem one day and then call for him to be crucified a week later
there was harsh conflict between Jesus and Jerusalem's religious leaders. They clashed on issues of prayer, holiness, life after death and paying taxes to the Romans. Above all, they clashed on the issue of Jesus' authority from God. These conflicts led to Jesus being crucified less than a week after entering Jerusalem.
why did jesus cleanse the temple? how did he cleanse it?
because they were selling temple coins and animals for sacrifices, making money off of them and the doves were in cages. he tipped over the money changers tables where the doves were and told them to not make "my Father's house", a den of thieves as it should be a house of prayer
how was the ministry of jesus different from that of the jewish leaders of his day?
jesus looked to help all sinners and lower class while jewish leaders shyed away from them and didn't care for them. jesus helped gentiles but jews were stuck up and acted better than them. the jews were very law based instead of spiritual like jesus.
in matthew 18 unless you beocome like children you won't enter the kingdom of heaven what does he mean
children are trusting and pure and nieve without fear or pride. this is how you much come to jesus
what did the jews expect of the coming of the messiah
they expected a worldly king to destroy the roman empire and enemies not a king that would take away the sins of the world including for their enemies and gentiles
jesus used small objects about yeast and an mustard seed to explain the kingdom of god - why
the smallest seed is a mustard seed. the smallest amount of faith can move mountains and if you have faith, you don't have doubt.
a small amount of yeast makes bread rise. jesus compared the pharisees pride and self righteousness of sin to the yeast and a tiny bit of sin can grow and take over
what is a parable
why did jesus teach this way
parable - a story that illustrates a moral or spiritual lesson using things we can see
to illustrate the spiritual principals of our lives by using the physical
7 miracles in John and their significance
fed 5000 - he feeds the hungry
walks on water - he can do anything
heals a noblemans - son heals
turns water to wine - he can change anything even inside us
heals lame man by the pool - heals
heals blind man - heals and makes us see him for who he is
raises lazereth from the dead - brings dead things to life
where was the holy temple located
what were the roles of the money changers in the temple
why were people selling oxen doves and sheep in the temple
sell merchandise in Gods house - temple and make money
they sold these items for sacrifices
when jesus told them to destroy this temple and i will raise it up in three days, what did he mean by this?
jesus would be put on the cross to die for us and our sins as the perfect sacrifice and be raised again, alive, in three days.
in mark 8 7-30 peter says jesus is the messiah - why did he tell them not to say anything
he knew if the pharisees found out, they would try to kill him before it was his time
why did the jews celebrate the triumpal entry into jerusalem and 1 week later call him to be crucified
they were expecting a worldly god to save them, not a servant king that would save them from their sins and the pharisees and religious leaders influenced the crowd because they only saw the law and rules, not the true heart of god
what is the following info about each of the 5 kingdoms
how each kingdom except assyria helped the eventual spread of the gospel
assyria had strong military very cruel capital was ninevah
what kingdom land is the modern day iran
what kingdom used coins instead of bartering
what was each body part of the statue in king nebuchadnezzar dream made of
what did each body represent
head of gold - Babylonia,
arms and chest of silver - medio-persian,
belly and thighs of bronze, - grecian
legs of iron and feet of mingled iron and clay - roman.
this group opposed the pharisees but joined them to condem christ
they produced the dead sea scrolls
many people thought was one of these
the ruling council consisting of 70 elders
educated people in the law
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