Bible study guide for first semester final

agreeing with God as to your sin
the account of wrongdoing
a person whose words do not match his or her behavior
praying for the needs of others
placing thoughts before your mind in order to move your heart toward God
obey, don't just hear
2 builders
narrow vs. wide
2 gates
choosing good teachers
2 eye hindrances
roman procurator
only one who could pronounce death penalty
a religious leader who also had political power
water at noon out of shame
woman at the well
gospels side by side to weave the complete story of Jesus
Harmony of the Gospels
an earthly story with a Heavenly meaning
fallen angels
God declares Christians to be without sin because of Jesus' sacrifice
goodness, excellence of character
1.Be yourself; God knows you 2.Be disciplined; practice prayer 3.Don't judge prayers by feelings; feelings are fickle 4.Be silent; focus on God 5.Don't focus on prayer's results; prayers aren't instant, but insistent
5 prayer life prinicples
1.He called himself a man 2.Human body, experienced joy and sorrow 3.He was born 4.wept, drank, ate, weary, tempted 5.He chose not to sin
5 reasons why Jesus was human
1.Connects christ to OT 2. Contains more references to OT 3. shows JC as king of Jews
what does matthew tell us (3)
1.Jesus and handicapped and children 2.written for non-jewish 3.perfect man with eyewitnesses
what does luke tell us (4)
1.truly God's Son 2.not a synoptic gospel
what does john tell us (2)
shows jesus as a suffering servant
what does mark tell us 1
Healing of Centurion's servant
kept Jesus from bein defiled and showed importance of faith
raising widow of Nain's son
no faith required just compassion
sinful woman washes Jesus' feet
Jesus defiled himself by allowing her to touch Him and showed forgiveness leads to love
fullness of time
perfect time for Christ to enter the world
name given to Jesus christ meaning, God with us
greek for Joshua
Family line
prophesied to become the savior of the world
1.participated in creation 2.always God's Son 3.not omniscient on earth 4.lord, liar, or lunatic 5.communication between God and man 6.not readily accepted by people 7.holds world together
Jesus (7)
1.immaculate conception 2.did not inherit sin nature 3.allows us to see what God is like 4.accomplished God's plan 5. set pattern for incarnation
incarnation of christ 5
an organized set of principles or teachings
completely pure
in the flesh
to bring together in peace
to show disrespect to God
born of a virgin yields sinless human, qualified to redeem humanity; by the power of the Holy Spirit he is god incarnate will all the attributes of God
how was Jesus both God and Man
born again
to enter God's family through faith in Christ
undeserved favor of God
to die or be destroyed
required strict observance of the law
politically motivated to keep power; did not believe in resurrection
1.always tell the truth 2.tell the whole truth 3. tell the truth in love
truth principles (3)
1.parents were elderly 2. father deaf and mute 3. Zacharias saw an angel at the temple
birth of John the baptist 3
1.Repent! 2.Kingdom of God is near 3. he must increase; i must decrease
message of John the Baptist 3
1.voice from heaven 2.good conscience toward God 3.not for own sins
Baptism f Jesus 3
1.Salome's dance pleased the tetrarch 2. imprisoned for telling the truth
persecution and death of John the baptist 2
look with lust
don't except for unfaithfulness
making oaths
yes be yes and no be no
let God do it
treatment of others
turn the other cheek
1.bad things happen in a sinful world, expect it 2.suffer for doing right, God will reward 3.I choose wrong actions, suffer now or later 4.I choose wrong friends and suffer with them or bad rep
Trails to trouble (4)
Natural leader
A tax collector
Inner circle
Peter, James, john
Peter, Andrew, James, john, philip
Fishermen and fishers of men
1.God said so 2.Jesus said so 3.I said so 4.eyewitnesses said so 5.he has all the attribbutes of God
Jesus, God's son (5)
1.nobody more famous 2.nobody more conversial 3.more books written about him 4.changed lives 5.teachings changed world 6.inspired art 7.led to hospitals, orphanages, schools
Jesus, most influential (7)