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how many books are in the bible?
how many books are in the new testament?
what is a gospel?
stories of the life of jesus
what is an epistle?
who wrote most of the epistles?
name the 4 gospels
Matthew, Mark, Luke and John
which gospel was written first?
in what year approximately was the first gospel written?
which gospel was written last?
what are the synoptic gospels?
Matthew, Mark, and Luke
why are they called synoptic?
they share the same view
which gospel writer also wrote the acts of the apostles?
what country occupied Palestine at the time of christ?
who was the jewish king at the time of christ?
what was the role of the sadducees?
they were chief priests that governed the temple
who were the zealots?
jewish freedom fighters who seek independence
who were the pharisees?
devout jewish men who lived priest like lives
why did jesus argue with the pharisees?
because of laws
who were the samaritans?
what is a gentile?
where was the temple?
how is a synagogue different than a temple?
a temple is used for sacrifice, and a synagogue is used for only prayer
who was the roman emperor at the time of jesus?
who baptized jesus?
where was jesus baptized?
the jordan river
in what town was jesus born?
in what town was jesus raised?
palestine was composed of four provinces. what were they?
idumea, judea, samaria, galilee
in which providence is jerusalem and bethlehem?
in which province was nazareth and capernaum?
in what seaport city did jesus live in as an adult?
what is the diffrence between a disciple and an apostle?
an apostle was chosen by jesus, and a disciple is anyone who follows jesus
how many apostles were there? and what did that number symbolize?
there were 12 apostles and the number 12 represents the 12 tribes of israel
why were tax collectors hated?
they took money from their own people and gave it to the romans
what is the sanhedrin?
the jewish governing body
what does the word abba mean?
what did the jewish people expect of the messiah?
how was jesus different than what was expected?
he wasnt militaristic
what does the word christ mean?
when did the sabbath begin?
sundown on friday
what laws governed the sabbath?
which gospels tell the story of jesus' birth?
matthew and luke
who is the hero of matthews infancy narrative?
how is the life of jesus threatened as a baby?
king herod. slaughter of the innocent
who were the magi? who do they represent?
came to visit jesus. they represent gentiles
who did herod kill?
infant boys to try and kill jesus
what old testament is jesus being compared to in matthew's infancy narrative?
in lukes gospel, the birth of jesus was told with the birth of what other person?
john the baptist
who were Ezekiel and elizabeth?
john the baptists parents
what angel appeared to mary?
what scene in the gospel is known as the annunciation?
when mary is told that she is going to have jesus
what is the magnificat?
marys prayer of peace in lukes gospel
i what part of matthew can the beatitudes be found in?
what does the term poor in spirit mean?
what is the second part of each beatitude?
what is another name for the lords prayer?
where can the lords prayer be found in the bible?
in the middle of sermon on the mount in matthew
what does the word hallowed mean?
what is a parable?
a short story; moral, point, simile
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