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Kerygma

Oral preaching tradition of Jesus

Two-Source Theory

Explains the similarities between the Synoptic Gospels, Mark+Q

Gospel

Means "Good News" that there is life after death. A faith statement about Jesus.

Gethsemane

Garden where Jesus is found praying after Judas has betrayed him; "Olive Press"

Joseph of Arimathea

Asked for Jesus' body so he could bury it

Mount of Olives

Where Judas betrayed Jesus with a kiss; Where they went after Holy Thursday

Sadducees

Conservative Jewish Priests

Elizabeth

John the Baptist's mother

Zachariah

John the Baptist's father

Anna

Prophetess who would not die until she saw the Messiah

Samaritan Woman

Woman at the well who misunderstand Jesus when he says "living water"

Philip

Asked to see Jesus during the coming of the Greeks

Paraclete

Means the "Holy Spirit"

Book of Signs - John

The seven miracles

Beloved Disciple

An unnamed disciple at the foot of the cross of Jesus' crucifixion; Jesus tells him to take care of his mother.

Pharisees

Jewish lawyers

Pontius Pilate

Represents Rome and orders Jesus to be killed

Christology

The Study of Christ

Midrash

A Jewish way of expressing something or making a point

Logos

Greek for "the word"

John's Lazarus

The brother of Martha and Mary, raised from the dead by Jesus

Synoptic Gospels

Mark, Matthew, Luke

Q Document

Lost document of Jesus' sayings

Barabbas

A prisoner released instead of Jesus

Jairus' Daughter

A girl Jesus saved by giving her food

Judas

One of Jesus' disciples and betrayer

Nazareth

Jesus' hometown

Transfiguration of Jesus

Jesus' vision to the apostles of his glorified body

Angel Gabriel

Appeared to Mary and announced her pregnancy

Bethlehem

Where Jesus is born

Widow of Nain

Woman who makes Jesus think of his own mother, eluding the the idea that Joseph dies before Jesus' death

Luke's Lazarus

A poor man whose dogs licked his wounds; will be rewarded in heaven

Incarnation

When Jesus takes on human form

"I am" statements

In John's gospel, statements that reveal Jesus' divinity

Book of Glory - John

Last supper through the resurrection

Scribes

Professional pen men

Parables

teachings of Jesus in story form

Demoniac

Unclean spirits

Zacchaeus

Chief tax collector; a short man who climbed a tree to get Jesus' attention

Synoptic Problem

Asks why the gospels are so similar? Answer: The Two-Source theory

Andrew

Brother of Peter

Capernaum

A town by the sea of Gallilee where the first miracle occurs (an exorcism)

John the Baptist

Baptized Jesus, technically Jesus' brother

Mary of Magdela

An apostle to apostles; saw Jesus' empty grave

Parousia

Means "Second Coming"

Beatitudes

In the sermon on the mountain, blessings given by Jesus that say to be of this or that attitude

Martha and Mary

Sisters; Martha stresses over Mary washing Jesus' feet

Simeon

An old prophet in the temple when Jesus gets lost there (see Anna???)

Nicodemus

A pharecy that thinks he has to go back into his mother's womb to be born again

Caiaphas

High priest that called the Sanhedrin

Ascension

Jesus goes back up into Heaven

5 Discourses in Matthew

The Sermon on the Mt., Missionary, Kingdom Parables, Church, Eschatalogical

Golgotha

"The Place of the Skull" where Jesus is crucified

Essenes

Gave us the Dead Sea Scrolls

Son of Man

Jesus' favorite title

Resurrection

rising from the dead

Cana

Where water was turned into wine at a wedding

Magnificat

Song that Mary sang after visiting Elizabeth

Visitation

When Mary visits Elizabeth and John leaps in the presence of Jesus

Descending/Ascending Theology

Came from above to below and went back

Magi

Astrologers

Annuciation

Angel announces to Mary she'll be the mother of God

Sanhedrin

Jewish council that condemns Jesus of Blasphemy