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A Robber (someone who steals property in the PRESENCE of the owner). He killed Romans and Sadducee's. He was released from the feast instead of Jesus at the crucifixion.
Near the cross, at Christ's burial, at the tomb the morning of the resurrection, Jesus appeared to her first after the resurrection.
A "ruler of the Jews" and member of the Sanhedrin; comes to Jesus by night with a question, defends him to Pharisees, brings spices to his burial (John:3). (except a man be born of water and of the spirit he cannot enter into the kingdom of God)
AKA "Didymus" or "Twin." Douting Thomas? It was Thomas who said, "Let us go, that we may die with him"
At the presentation in the temple, Takes baby Jesus and begins prophesying (Luke 2:25-35). It was revealed to him that he should not see death, before he had seen the Lord's Christ.
Brother of Herod Antipas, Sons of Herod the Great. Owned the other half of the kingdom (tetrarch of Ituraea and region of trachonitis)
50 days after the Feast of the Passover, "Feast of the harvest," " the first- fruits of thy labours" and "the feast of weeks." Lasted one day where they would eat two loaves of leavened bread, and offer animal sacrifices. .
John the Baptist
Means "God is Gracious." Walking embodiment of the Law of Moses. Son of Zacharias and Elisabeth, The only one on earth with the Priesthood. Jesus praised John as a prophet saying there is none who was greater. He alone was trusted with the mission of preparing the way and baptizing the Savior of the world. JST Luke 3... talks about everything—He knows the whole picture. "He must increase and I must decrease."
Sister of Lazarus and Mary
step daughter of Herod Antipas. She danced in front of Herod Antipas while he was drunk and he promised to grant her anything she wanted. Herodias (mother) hated John and told Salome to ask for the head of John the Baptist on a platter.
John the Apostle
John the Beloved, John the Revelator. Apostle and JEW writing to the CHURCH. Speaking to those who are already baptized and have the Holy Ghost. Played a role in last supper and Golgotha and is now translated.
Propheside that the Son of God shall be called "Emmanuel" or "God with us."
Ruler of Judea (in Galilee) after Herod the Great. Brother of Herod Antipas. During his reign, God warned Joseph to take Jesus away from that part of Galilee and they went to Nazareth.
Son of Herod the Great, was a tetrarch (part ruler of Judea). He ruled over Galilee during the Savior's mortal ministry. He was the only person who saw Jesus but never heard him.
Called Iscariot. Only Judean, the other 11 were from Galilee, treasurer of the Quorum, betrayed Jesus, died by suicide.
Simon of Cyrene
A man compelled by the Romans to carry Jesus's cross. Matthew 27:32, "And as they came out, they found a man of Cyrene, Simon by name: him they compelled to bear his cross."
One of those who met Resurrected Jesus on the road to Emmaus (Luke 24:19). Talking about what's going on and Jesus walks with them vs. 16, "but their eyes were holden that they should not know him". Vs. 17, "And he said unto them, What manner of communications are these that ye have one to another, as ye walk and are sad?"They were talking about "idle tales" that Jesus is gone and angels appear, etc.
Brother of Martha and Mary of Bethany. Raised from the dead.
Very old and prayed for children his whole life. Father of john the Baptist. He doubts Gabriel when he is told he will have a son and asks for a sign and is struck dumb.
Herod the Great
Roman-appointed ruler of Judea and Jewish King. He was threatened by reports of the birth of the Messiah and so he ordered the slaying of the children of Bethlehem ages two and younger. He was powerful and ruthless and unpopular with his people, so in an attempt to win their favor, took on massive building projects such as rebuilding the Jerusalem temple
One of the great feasts that was instituted to commemorate the passing over the houses of the children of Israel in Egypt when God mote the firstborn of the Egyptians and the redemption of Egypt. The ones succeeding it were different. On the 10th Abib (March or April), a male lamb of the first year, without blemish, was chosen for each family or two small families in Israel. It was slain by the whole congregation between the evenings (between sunset and total darkness) of the 14th Abib and its blood sprinled on the lintel and two sideposts of the door. It was roasted with fire and no bone of it was broken. It was eaten standing, ready for a journey, and in haste, with unleavened loaves an bitter herbs. Anything left was burned with fire, and no persons went out of their houses until the morning. (Christ was crucified the day before Passover, which is why they were anxious to get him off the cross and this is why Pilot was in Jerusalem).
Sister of Herod Agrippa; married Harod Antipas and for her daughter Salome, gets Harod Antipas to give her John the baptist's head on a platter.
Fair and white, virgin, humble, very prepared "found favour with God"
Old Testament prophesies declared that the Messiah would be a descendant of David. Matthews inclusion of three sets of 14 generations was purposeful and is significant because the number 14 is associated with the name-title "David." Hebrew and other ancient languages used letters of the alphabet to represent numbers and sounds. The Hebrew letters in the ame David carry a numberic value of 14 (D-V-D) and 4 and 6 and 4= 14. Since the promised Messiah was to be born into the lineage of David, some scholars speculated that Matthew may have divided the geneology as he did to subtly emphasize that Jesus Christ was the long-awaited Davidic Messiah. Also, the number 14 is double the number 7, which is the number signifying perfection and completeness. Jesus is the embodiment of divine perfection and completeness.
Pontius Pilate was one of the governors in Judea (after one of the tetrarchs were disposed). The Jews HATE him. If he doesn't obey, then they will contact Caesar. Pilate does all that he can to not get Jesus crucified because he sees no wrong in the man "behold the man" but washes his hands
Joseph of Arimathaea
member of the High council of Sanhedrin, but a follower of Christ. He went to Pilate and begged the body of Jesus. Then he, with Nicodemus, took the body and wrapped it with spices and perfumes and laid it in the tomb (Joseph's tomb).
a "Just man." Lived at Nazareth and espoused Mary.
Brother of Andrew, from Bethsaida, independent householder in Capermaum, married, prosperous fishing business with Andrew, James, and John, impulsive, impetous, his death pre-figured tradition—crucified upside down in rome. Name "Petros" (which means stone or rock) or cephus. Appeared with james and john to JS in 1829.
: Noah. Watch the earth be destroyed and now gets to announce the coming of the Son of God to save the world.
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