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Chapters 16-18 Review. Chapter 16 1.How could the Jews be faithful to God when Judea was a small province of a huge pagan empire? a. There was more than.

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2 Chapter 16 1.How could the Jews be faithful to God when Judea was a small province of a huge pagan empire? a. There was more than one way to answer that question Pharisees = complete separation from Gentiles emphasized and exaggerated their distinctly Jewish customs Sadducees = working with Gentiles Very powerful within government.. 1.How could the Jews be faithful to God when Judea was a small province of a huge pagan empire? a. There was more than one way to answer that question Pharisees = complete separation from Gentiles emphasized and exaggerated their distinctly Jewish customs Sadducees = working with Gentiles Very powerful within government..

3 Herod the Great The Romans cared little about how many people he murdered, as long as he kept the tribute flowing into Rome on schedule he was known as The Great because his reign was so prosperous When Herod the Great died, the Romans split his kingdom four ways among his four surviving sons In Greek, the split kingdom was called the Tetrarchy which means rule of four Herod Antipas, one of Herod the Greats sons, ruled over Galilee during the ministry of Jesus Christ.. The Romans cared little about how many people he murdered, as long as he kept the tribute flowing into Rome on schedule he was known as The Great because his reign was so prosperous When Herod the Great died, the Romans split his kingdom four ways among his four surviving sons In Greek, the split kingdom was called the Tetrarchy which means rule of four Herod Antipas, one of Herod the Greats sons, ruled over Galilee during the ministry of Jesus Christ..

4 Why the time had fully come For one thing, the political state of the world was remarkably stable After decades of destructive wars, the Roman peace was just beginning when Jesus was born, and it would last for hundreds of years By the time the Christian Church began to spread, it was possible to travel from Britain to Arabia without ever leaving the boundaries of the Empire But, although the Roman Empire was politically stable, its religion was crumbling into irrelevance.. For one thing, the political state of the world was remarkably stable After decades of destructive wars, the Roman peace was just beginning when Jesus was born, and it would last for hundreds of years By the time the Christian Church began to spread, it was possible to travel from Britain to Arabia without ever leaving the boundaries of the Empire But, although the Roman Empire was politically stable, its religion was crumbling into irrelevance..

5 Synagogues Synagogues first appeared during the Exile, when couldn t go to the Temple to sacrifice Synagogues were places faithful Jews could gather to study and pray but not sacrifice They heard a reading from the Law, then a reading from the Prophets, and then a speaker might give a reflection like a homily In the reading of the Prophets, they would hear God s promise to send a Messiah to free them from their bondage and restore the kingdom of Israel Christians kept the old synagogue liturgy, but with this important difference – we proclaim that the Messiah has already come.. Synagogues first appeared during the Exile, when couldn t go to the Temple to sacrifice Synagogues were places faithful Jews could gather to study and pray but not sacrifice They heard a reading from the Law, then a reading from the Prophets, and then a speaker might give a reflection like a homily In the reading of the Prophets, they would hear God s promise to send a Messiah to free them from their bondage and restore the kingdom of Israel Christians kept the old synagogue liturgy, but with this important difference – we proclaim that the Messiah has already come..

6 Galilee Samaria Judea Galilee Samaria Judea

7 The New Testament 1.What is the relationship between the Old Testament and the New Testament The New Testament fulfills the Old Testament 2.What does St. Augustine say about this relationship? The New Testament is hidden in the Old and the Old is revealed in the New 3.What happens when we see the OT in light of the NT? The Old Testament is the gradual unfolding of God s plan of Salvation 4.What is the climax of God s plan of salvation? The death and Resurrection of Jesus Christ.. 1.What is the relationship between the Old Testament and the New Testament The New Testament fulfills the Old Testament 2.What does St. Augustine say about this relationship? The New Testament is hidden in the Old and the Old is revealed in the New 3.What happens when we see the OT in light of the NT? The Old Testament is the gradual unfolding of God s plan of Salvation 4.What is the climax of God s plan of salvation? The death and Resurrection of Jesus Christ..

8 9. How are the Gospels the same? They all tell the same story of Jesus 10 How are they different? Each told from different points of view 11. Why are the Gospels different? Each author has a different background and is writing to a different audience 14. Do the Gospels ever contradict each other? What do they do instead? No, they supplement each other and provide a more well rounded understanding 15. Together, what do the Gospels tell us? Who Jesus was, what He did and said.. 9. How are the Gospels the same? They all tell the same story of Jesus 10 How are they different? Each told from different points of view 11. Why are the Gospels different? Each author has a different background and is writing to a different audience 14. Do the Gospels ever contradict each other? What do they do instead? No, they supplement each other and provide a more well rounded understanding 15. Together, what do the Gospels tell us? Who Jesus was, what He did and said..

9 16. What does Matthew emphasize? Jesus as the true heir to the Davidic Kingdom 19. Who was Matthew s Gospel written for? mainly for Jews 20. Because of this, what is most important for him to show? How Jesus fulfilled their expectations for the Jewish Messiah 24. What does Mark emphasize? Jesus as the leader of a New Exodus 25. Who was Mark a disciple of? Peter, he followed Peter to Rome 26. What is his Gospel based on? Stories Peter told him 27. Who is his main audience? Gentile Christians in Rome What does Matthew emphasize? Jesus as the true heir to the Davidic Kingdom 19. Who was Matthew s Gospel written for? mainly for Jews 20. Because of this, what is most important for him to show? How Jesus fulfilled their expectations for the Jewish Messiah 24. What does Mark emphasize? Jesus as the leader of a New Exodus 25. Who was Mark a disciple of? Peter, he followed Peter to Rome 26. What is his Gospel based on? Stories Peter told him 27. Who is his main audience? Gentile Christians in Rome..

10 31.Who did Luke write to mainly? Gentile Converts 33.What is the information that Luke had that no other Gospel writers did? Jesus conception and birth 34.What 4 stories does Luke include that no other Gospel does? Annunciation, baby Jesus in the manger, visit of the shepherds, Jesus teaching in the Temple when He is Where did he get this information? From Mary, the mother of Jesus 36. What does John emphasize? Jesus as the Word of God Incarnate 38. What does John call himself when telling who wrote his Gospel? The disciple whom Jesus loved 39. Who was John s Gospel written for? Jewish Christians.. 31.Who did Luke write to mainly? Gentile Converts 33.What is the information that Luke had that no other Gospel writers did? Jesus conception and birth 34.What 4 stories does Luke include that no other Gospel does? Annunciation, baby Jesus in the manger, visit of the shepherds, Jesus teaching in the Temple when He is Where did he get this information? From Mary, the mother of Jesus 36. What does John emphasize? Jesus as the Word of God Incarnate 38. What does John call himself when telling who wrote his Gospel? The disciple whom Jesus loved 39. Who was John s Gospel written for? Jewish Christians..

11 44. What did the Apostles do as the Church spread? Wrote letters to the churches they had founded 45. What would some letters address? specific problems that came up, incorrect teachings, some addressed to the whole Church 46. What did all of them address? Problems that faced them as they tried to live holy lives in a secular world 54. What is Revelation a vision of? Things to come that are both terrifying and comforting 55. What happens since Revelation speaks in symbols? Sometimes hard to understand and not everyone agrees on one single interpretation 56. What is the main message? In spite of many trials to come, God will preserve His people and bring them into the Heavenly Jerusalem where all their tears will be wiped away What did the Apostles do as the Church spread? Wrote letters to the churches they had founded 45. What would some letters address? specific problems that came up, incorrect teachings, some addressed to the whole Church 46. What did all of them address? Problems that faced them as they tried to live holy lives in a secular world 54. What is Revelation a vision of? Things to come that are both terrifying and comforting 55. What happens since Revelation speaks in symbols? Sometimes hard to understand and not everyone agrees on one single interpretation 56. What is the main message? In spite of many trials to come, God will preserve His people and bring them into the Heavenly Jerusalem where all their tears will be wiped away..

12 The Incarnation - Chapter What is the central event in history? God becoming flesh - the Incarnation 4. How do we date everything in history? According to whether it happened before or after the Incarnation 5. How is Jesus truly God? He existed from all eternity 6. How is Jesus truly man? He was born at a particular time and died 8. What is a distinctive sign of the Christian faith? Belief in the True Incarnation of the Son of God.. 2. What is the central event in history? God becoming flesh - the Incarnation 4. How do we date everything in history? According to whether it happened before or after the Incarnation 5. How is Jesus truly God? He existed from all eternity 6. How is Jesus truly man? He was born at a particular time and died 8. What is a distinctive sign of the Christian faith? Belief in the True Incarnation of the Son of God..

13 27. When is the word overshadowed used in regards to Mary? When the Holy Spirit overshadows her and she conceives Jesus at the Annunciation 28. Where does overshadow appear in the Old Testament? The cloud overshadowed the Tabernacle once the Ark of the Covenant had been put in it 29. What parallel is Luke making between Mary and the OT? Both Mary and the Tabernacle were overshadowed by the Holy Spirit 34. During the Visitation, what does Luke suggest Mary is? Mary is the new Ark of the Covenant When is the word overshadowed used in regards to Mary? When the Holy Spirit overshadows her and she conceives Jesus at the Annunciation 28. Where does overshadow appear in the Old Testament? The cloud overshadowed the Tabernacle once the Ark of the Covenant had been put in it 29. What parallel is Luke making between Mary and the OT? Both Mary and the Tabernacle were overshadowed by the Holy Spirit 34. During the Visitation, what does Luke suggest Mary is? Mary is the new Ark of the Covenant..

14 The Birth of Jesus 15. What did they do once they found Jesus? They bowed before Him and gave Him their expensive gifts: gold, frankincence and myrrh 17. What is myrrh? An aromatic spice used to anoint the priests of Israel 18. What did the gifts together suggest? That the child Jesus was God, king and priest 19. What does myrrh also suggest? And why? Jesus ultimate sacrifice on the Cross because it was also used to anoint bodies for burial What did they do once they found Jesus? They bowed before Him and gave Him their expensive gifts: gold, frankincence and myrrh 17. What is myrrh? An aromatic spice used to anoint the priests of Israel 18. What did the gifts together suggest? That the child Jesus was God, king and priest 19. What does myrrh also suggest? And why? Jesus ultimate sacrifice on the Cross because it was also used to anoint bodies for burial..


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