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Primary purpose of the Gospels
John 20:30-31: Christ is the true Messiah
Characteristics of the gospels:
Writing to the Jews
Matthew
Characteristics of the gospels:
Writing to the Romans
Mark
Characteristics of the gospels:
Writing to the Gentiles
Luke
Characteristics of the gospels:
Writing to all
John - nonChristians, etc.
Characteristics of the gospels:
No parables
John
Characteristics of the gospels:
Shortest
Mark
Characteristics of the gospels:
Most vivid
Mark
Characteristics of the gospels:
Fulfillment of Prophecy
Matthew
Characteristics of the gospels:
Testimony
John
Characteristics of the gospels:
No reference to law or geneology
Mark
Characteristics of the gospels:
Emphasis on women and poor
Luke
Characteristics of the gospels:
Special designations of Christ
John - Lamb of God, etc.
Characteristics of the gospels:
Stresses Kingship
Matthew
Characteristics of the gospels:
Dated by Passover Feasts
John
Characteristics of the gospels:
Activity and energy
Mark
Characteristics of the gospels:
Writing to Theophilus
Luke
Characteristics of the gospels:
Geneology to Adam
Luke
Characteristics of the gospels:
Wonder
Mark
Characteristics of the gospels:
Many references to prayer
Luke
Characteristics of the gospels:
Highest percentage of new material
John
Characteristics of the gospels:
About Christ's diety
John
Characteristics of the gospels:
Was not an eyewitness
Luke
Characteristics of the gospels:
Emphasizes discourses
Matthew
Characteristics of the gospels:
Emphasizes deeds
Mark
Characteristics of the gospels:
Longest journey to Jerusalem
Luke
Characteristics of the gospels:
Major Textual Problem
Mark 16:9-20; John 8:1-11
Author of Acts
Luke
The meaning of Theophilus
Lover of God or Friend of God
Luke's occupation
physician
Luke and medical terms
there is some reference to medical terms but not too many
Amount of Mark that is new
10%
Jude and James
brothers of Jesus who wrote books of the New Testament
How do we date John?
we look at the Passovers and the content
How do the geneologies differ?
Back to Adam
Luke - descends
only 19 verses in common
How do the geneologies differ?
Back to Abraham
Matthrew - ascends
only 19 verses in common
The gospels, how of the New Testament?
48% of the New Testament is the gospels
The synotic gospel
to be seen together, look alike
Selective History
when an author chooses to talk about certain things but not others; leave out information if it doesn't suit his purpose
Micah 5:2
passage predicting the bith of Jesus
When Jesus was born
We don't know
Nazareth
no one has really heard of it; kind of obscure; where both Mary and Joseph are from
Birth stories of Jesus
Luke and Mark
Eight days after the birth
circumcision and naming
Fortieth day after birth
They travel to the temple, rite of purification
The Sermon on the Mount
Matthew 5, 6&7
Jesus' sisters
he had some but we are not told their names
terminus Ad Quem
the date before the book could have been written
terminus Ad Quo
the date after the book could have been written
The number of miracles that Jesus worked
35 - Matthew had 20 of them
The Kingdom of Heaven
expression that Jesus used - meaning "it is at hand" or the church
name and the title of the Son of God
Jesus Christ (Messiah)
Brothers of Jesus
james, joses, judas, simeon
the silent years
12-30; they are called the silent years because we don't know anything about Jesus' life during these years
the Lord's supper
Thursday before His death
Zebedee
father of james and john
Matthew and Levi
they are one in the same person; Matthew is sometimes referred to as Matthew the publican
Early writers and Matthew
The early writers say that Matthew was the first gospel which helps to prove that he was first
Date of the Gospels
Matthew: 53 to 58
Mark: 67 to 69
Luke: 60
John : 90 to 95
Theme of each gospel
Matthew: Jesus the Messiah
Mark: Jesus the servant of God
Luke: Jesus the Savoir of the world
John: Jesus Son of God
Place where each gospel was written
John: Ephesus
Others : we don't know
The two geneologies
Luke 3; Matthew 1
Heli
thought to be either the father of Joseph or the father-in-law of Joseph
Nunc Dimittis
uttered by Simeon when he saw the Messiah
Benedictus
hymn uttered by Zacahriah when his voice came back
Magnificat
hymn uttered by Mary when she visited Elizabeth and praised God
the condescension of Jesus
leaving Heaven and coming to Earth in the form of a man
Incarnation
diety taking a body
Justin Martyr
said that Jesus was born in a cave - unclear
Gabriel
gave the enunciation to to Zacariah, Mary, and maybe Joseph
The miraculous star
led the wisemen and was sent by God
The appearance of the angels to the shepherds
one angel, brought them the good news, told them to find the manger
The sign for the shepherds
manger
First recorded words of Jesus
Luke 2 -- Spoken at the temple, " Do you not know..."
Characteristics of John's baptism
Got the idea from God (naturally)
1) expectation
2) repentance
3) remission
4) obedience
Why Jesus was baptized
to obey God
length of John's ministry
6 months to 1 year
Ireaneus and Polycarp
studied together; Polycarp studied with John
The meaning of "at hand"
near
Believe in John
not just mental but to obey
Magi
wisemen
John Mark an apostle
no; only Matthew and John
Mark and Peter
Peter baptized Mark, traveled together, Mark wrote Peter's memoirs
Mark and Barnabas
cousins, seperated in Perga
Straightway
Mark uses this word
The meaning of a parable
lay alongside of
What is a paradox
seeming contradiction
What is a proverb
short statement full of wisdom
Matthew and explainations of Jewish customs
there aren't any because Matthew was writing to the Jews
Luke and explainations of Jewish customs
do have explainations because readers wouldn't understand otherwise
Mark and explainations of Jewish terms
there are some because readers wouldn't understand otherwise
Boanerges
sons of thunder - James and John
Corban
it is a gift
Gospels and chronological order
John is the closest to chronological order, the others aren't
Contention between Paul and Barnabas
Barnabas was interested in the man and Paul was interested in the work
The name John in the book of John
John never uses his own name, he refers to himself as " that disciple whom Jesus loved"
The inner circle
Peter, James, John
The longest ministry of Jesus
Galilee - 1 and a half to 2 years
John Ryland's Fragment
oldest known fragment of scriptures 125 A.D.
The Muratorian Fragment
list of the New Testament books
Luke and the New Testament
wrote more of the material than any other writer
Luke and Paul
traveled together
A.T. Robertson
wrote Luke the physician; asserted that there was not medical terminilogy in every verse
William Hobart
commented that he thought there was medical terminolgy in every verse of Luke
What do the temptations show?
our Lord was a human
What Jesus quoted to the Devil
Deuteronomy 8:3, 6:16, 6:2?
For the remission of sins
John preached this
Hosanna
Lord save
The upper room in John
Chapters 13-17
The weeping of Jesus
only twice in the gospels
Pilate
the governer of Judea
The six trials of Jesus
3 of them were religious, three of them were civil
When Jesus was crucified
He was crucified at 9 a.m. and remained alive until 3 p.m.
Why did Jesus die
to manifest the love of God, to show us how to suffer, to forgive our sins