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Encountering Jesus in the New Testament - Chapter 3

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Birth
Only the Gospels of Luke and Matthew tell us about Jesus' ______.
Jordan
This river was the symbol for Jewish freedom
Jewish
Scholars believe that the author of Matthew's Gospel was a ____- Christian.
Women
Jesus treated them with courtesy and respect
Satan
The miracles of Jesus prove that Jesus has mastery over _____ and the forces of darkness
Moses
The Slaughter of the Innocents in Matthew's Gospel reminds the reader of this prophet's narrow brush with death as an infant
Circumcision
Jesus' _____ signifies his incorporation into the Jewish people
Nature
One of the four types of miracles performed by Jesus
Epiphany
The term to describe the mystery of Christ's manifestation
Nazareth
The city of Jesus' hidden life
Miracle
A powerful sign of God's Kingdom worked by Jesus
Faith
Miracles invite _____ in him and reveal his true identity as God's Son
Theology
Jesus' infancy narratives represent an interest primarily in ____ rather than history
David
Jesus is the promised Messiah, greater than this Israelite king
Jerusalem
This city plays a key role in Luke's Gospel
Midrash
A literary form that relates past scriptural events to help explain and interpret present events
Dynamis
The Synoptic Gospels use the word ____ for miracle which means "act of power"
Baptism
All four Gospels use Jesus' ___as the starting point of his ministry
Spirit
The mystery from Christs life in which God's glory shone through and transformed Jesus' physical appearance while in the company of the Old Testament prophets
amen
a Hebrew word that means "certainly"
lazarus
raising him from the tomb was a powerful sign that Jesus has the power to conquer even death
exorcism
the expulsion of an evil spirit
gentile
luke wrote for a ___ christian audience
semeion
John's Gospel uses the Greek word ____ for miracle
john
he is the immediate precursor and forerunner of Jesus
Parable
a picture story drawn from ordinary life that conveys religious truth
Hyperbole
exaggeration
Spirit
Jesus emphasized the ___ of the Law of Moses
Forty
Jesus' ___ days in the desert recall Israel's years in the wilderness
Herod
John the Baptist courageously condemned the behavior of this king
Elijah
One of the Old Testament prophets who appeared at Jesus' Transfiguration
God
The central theme of Jesus' preaching was the coming of the Kingdom of ___
Sin
Only God can forgive ___