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Tradition:
the living transmission of the message of the gospel in the church
Infallible:
incapable of failing
Inerrant:
Making no mistakes or errors
Inspired:
Guided by God
Canon:
the list of inspired books
Salvation History
the story of God’s plan to save humanity
Genealogy
The study of ancestry
Pentateuch
first 5 books of the OT
Magisterium
the teaching authority of the church
Covenant
an agreement that establishes a sacred family bond between persons
Prophet:
One to speak the message of God to the people
Type:
An event or person in Scripture that points forward to a later event or person
Typology:
Study of types in Scripture
Void:
Empty
Sabbath:
The day of rest in imitation of God resting on the 7th day
Elohim:
created the world
Yahweh
formed Adam out of the ground and put him in the Garden
Eden
the name of the Garden where Adam and Eve were
Protoevangelium
first gospel
Bigamy
being married to more than one person at the same time
Sodom
Along with Gomarrah, one of the cities of the plain destroyed by God
Polygamy
the practice of having multiple wives
Ark
a giant boat that Noah used to save his family and 2 of every animal
Tower of Babel
A tall building proposed by the hamites in order to make a name for themselves
Flood
The destruction of the world by water
Circumcision
The visible sign of God’s covenant
Patriarch
A father who leads a family or tribe
Canaan
The land God promised to Abraham’s descendants
Dynasty
A series of rulers from the same family
exodus
Israel’s escape from Egypt
Hebrew
The name used by the Egyptians to describe the Israelites
Passover
When the angel of death passed over
Plague
A disaster that affects a large number of people
Manna
The miraculous food the Israelites ate in the desert
Idolatry
The worship of man-made images
Sinai
The mountain where Moses received the Law from God
10 Commandments
fundamental laws given by God at Sinai
Ark of the Covenant
an ornate box that held the tablets of the law
Tabernacle
the tent that served as a meeting place and temple for the people of Israel
Red Sea
the body of water that Moses parted
Midwife
a woman who assists at childbirth
How Pharaoh justified oppression of Israelites:
Pharoh enslaved the Israilites making them work on his building projects
Why Moses murdered a man:
because he was abusing a slave
Meaning of Moses’s name
“brought up out of the water”
Why only killed males:
so that Hebrew women didn’t marry Hebrew men
Moses’ age at burning bush:
80
Mountain of burning bush:
Mount Horeb
Why Moses looked closer at bush:
because the bush was on fire but wasn’t burning
How God identified himself when Moses approached:
“I am the God of your Father, the God of Abraham, the God of Isac, and the God of Jacob”
Moses’ first reaction:
he covers his face
Significance of this name:
because they were apart of the people who are now slaves in Egypt
Third excuse:
that he wasn’t a good enough leader
First excuse:
“Who am I that I should go to Pharoh and bring the sons of Israel out of Egypt?”
Second excuse:
that the Egyptians wouldn’t believe him
Meaning of “I AM”:
the sacred truth about Gods nature
Why Moses didn’t want to go back to Egypt:
he was still a wanted criminal
Usual response of prophets:
that they don’t want to be chosen, but can’t run away
Message for Pharaoh:
Israel is my first born son
Demand for Pharaoh:
To free the Israilite slaves
Significance of Israel as 1st born son:
Isrel is the elder brother of all the nations