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Theology Chapter 3
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They were confused by...
rejection of Christ by the crowds
their own disloyalty
by reports of His Resurrection
Jesus Christ leaving them behind at the Ascension
How was the time period between the Crucifixion and Pentecost a time of great confusion for the Apostles?
They both were...
brought before Jewish authorities
accused of blasphemy
accused by false witness
Describe the similarities between St. Stephen and Jesus.
Classical Education allowed him to speak to Greeks and Romans in language and familiar concepts.
Training in Philosophy and Logic allowed him to be able to make important distinctions in examining Christian Doctrine.
Old Testament Knowledge allowed him to counter objections of the Jewish authorities that argued with him.
Roman Citizenship kept him safe from those conspiring to kill him.
What are the qualifications that made St. Paul a successful missionary?
It is the first time recorded in Scripture a Gentile was baptized a Christian. Eunuchs weren't able to be Jewish os that led to the council of Jerusalem where they discussed the rule that a Christian must first be a Jew and follow all circumcision and dietary laws, which is no longer true
Explain the significance of St. Philip's conversion of the Ethiopian Eunuch and the subsequent council of Jerusalem
St. Philip was led by the Holy Spirit to realize that the Good News was not just for Jews, but for all. The Council of Jerusalem established that non Jews did not have to follow Jewish dietary laws to become Christian.
How does St. Philip's conversion of the Ethiopian Eunuch relate to the Council of Jerusalem?
announced the need to replace Judas
spoke for Apostles at Pentecost
performed 1st miracle in the Acts of the Apostles
symbol of this authority - keys of the kingdom
Feed my sheep
Power of bind and loose
Name and explain examples of St. Peter's authority and leadership.
How many people were baptized on Pentecost?
Jews living or traveling to Jerusalem
Who were the first converts to Christianity?
It was not necessary to follow Jewish dietary laws to become Christian.
What was the message of St. Peter's vision?
Circumcision for converts
What was the central issue of the Council of Jerusalem?
Who did St. Peter meet after his vision?
When did the Apostles begin to fearlessly preach and baptize?
through the 12 tribes of Israel and the 12 apostles
How did Jesus reestablish the New People of God?
Who replaced Judas Iscariot?
St. Joan of Arc
Who fought in the Hundred Years War, was captured and sold to England, and was sentenced to be burned at the stake?
Who was the first martyr of the Church who was accused of blasphemy and stoned to death?
When is St. Stephen's feast day?
Who was a spokesperson during the civil war who dedicated his life to helping the poor and was assassinated while preaching and celebrating mass on March 24th, 1980?
Who was a tax collector?
Who was martyred in Rome by being crucified upside down?
Who was martyred in Rome by being beheaded?
Who is known as "the beloved disciple"?
Who doubted the Resurrection?
Who was sawn into pieces?
Who betrayed Jesus?
Who is the only Apostle to die of natural causes?
Who brought Nathanael to Christ?
Who baptized the Ethiopian Eunuch?
Who was crucified on an "X" shaped cross?
James the Lesser
Who became head of the Church after Pentecost?
Who studied under Gamaliel?
Who has the only Gospel written in Aramaic?
Whose name comes from the Hebrew word meaning "twin"?
James the Greater
Who was the first Apostle to give his life for Christ?
Keys of the Kingdom
Christ symbolically gave these to St. Peter, symbolizing that he will be Christ's representative on Earth
someone who dies for their faith
a martyrdom without death, but still facing off against violent hatred of the faith
literal meaning of "Peter", the name Christ gave to Simon as head of the Church
Vicar of Christ
term used for the Pope that emphasizes his role as representative of Christ himself; means "in the person of"
Acts of the Apostles
beginning of the Church; written by St. Luke
gathering of the world's bishops called together by the Pope to define doctrine, regulate life, or apply discipline in the Church
Jewish festival fifty days after Passover that celebrates the giving of the Law to Moses on Sinai, the manifestation and communication to the Apostles by the Holy Spirit which fulfilled the mission of the Church, and is the Church's birthday
Jesus went up bodily into heaven and assumed His throne at the right hand of the father
time length between Easter and Ascension
time length between Ascension and Pentecost
time length between Easter and Pentecost
beginning of the Church's public ministry
birthday of the Church
Before his Ascension
When Christ instructed his Apostles to spread the Good news to the ends of the earth and to baptize in the name of the father, son and Holy Spirit
When The Apostles now spoke out boldly, proclaiming the Gospel to all who would listen, unafraid of the consequences of bearing such bold witness.
Ability to absolve sins, pronounce doctrinal judgements, to make disciplinary decisions
Power to bind and loose
What aspect of the apostles was vocation foreshadowed when Christ called Sts. Peter Andrew James and John to become fishers of men
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