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    ancient Greek times it was called dropsy. In this instance, some believe it is used as a metaphor for greed (Hartsock, 2013). In fact, it was a well-known metaphor commonly used in Greco-Roman literature, so it would be plausible if used in Luke’s Gospel. Also, it fits well into Luke’s overarching theme of “anti-wealth ethics” as it critiques the “excesses, luxuries, and indulgences so often found and criticized in Greco-Roman dinner scenes” (Hartsock, 2013, p.…

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    amount of differences between John’s Gospel and the Synoptics. The Synoptics consist of the Gospels Matthew, Mark, and Luke. All three Gospels have a large narrative approach. They include geographical settings, extensive numbers of characters, and a considerable amount of dialogue. They also capture Jesus as teaching generally through parables and short sequences of proclamation. John’s Gospel, however, is much more drawn out and inner-directed. John’s Gospel clarifies many doctrines through…

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    At first glance, the three Synoptic Gospels seem so similar. Matthew, Mark, and Luke tell roughly the same stories of Jesus (and the same stories that Jesus told himself). Their overall messages are the same. The Lesson of the Fig Tree (§ 220) warns people that God’s Kingdom is near and in The Confession at Caesarea Philippi and The First Prediction of the Passion (§ 122) Jesus asks his disciples who people think he is, before ordering them to keep his true identity to themselves. They tell…

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    the prologue, “Heaven on their minds” brings us in with some groovy tunes and Judah is expressing his ager is what the audience took it about Jesus becoming known for the Messiah. Judah Iscariot was one of the twelve prophets. According to the Gospels, Judah was arrested due to betraying Jesus (Betsworth, 8). In the…

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    Scriptural sources such as Mark’s gospel of the passion help support church’s assertion that sinners not Jews are responsible for Jesus death. This story in Mark's gospel begins with this observation in chapter 14, verse 53 quoting, and they led Jesus to the high priest, and all of the chief priests, elders, and scribes were assembled. Professor Anderson point out in his lecture, (Who is Responsible for Jesus' Death,) that the next verse 54 should inform of what ensues next in the Assembly.…

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    The Synoptic Gospels illustrates Jesus as an universal savior that came from the heaven as flesh. In Matthew, Mark, and Luke, Jesus is the promised Messiah from the Old Testament, the human son of God, and the universal savior, respectively. To start, Matthew, one of the twelve disciples, wrote the Gospel of Matthew for Jewish Christian. Matthew wrote this book in order to proclaim that Jesus is truly the promised Messiah that is stated in the Old Testament. Matthew proves that Jesus is the…

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    The Gospel of Matthew is considered as one of the most persuasive pieces of literature during the ancient times. It managed to persuade and convert many people into Christianity by depicting that Jesus is the Messiah. In the Gospel of Matthew, the author argues that Jesus’ ability to manipulate life and death establishes Jesus’ identity as the Son of God. Through a series of miracles that involves healing the sick and disabled, the revival of the dead and of Jesus’ own resurrection, the author…

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    one, including myself, to effectively improve upon their understanding of Jesus of Nazareth. To begin with, I would like to discuss some of the new knowledge I was exposed to throughout the course. At the most basic level, I had no idea that each gospel…

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    through Jesus Christ and it includes the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. Matthew, the tax collector, is the most important Gospel of all because it contains all the elements important to the early church: the story of Jesus’s miraculous conception; and explanation of the importance of liturgy, law, discipleship, and teaching; and an account of Jesus’s life and death. The Gospel of Mark, the fisherman, was the least popular of the gospels. His Gospel comes to us through his own personal…

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    and within our circumstances • The Kingdom of God was the core of Jesus ' gospel message and is to be the main focus and emphasis in the lives of Jesus ' followers • Mark explains in his Gospel account, “Now after John was put in prison, Jesus came to Galilee, preaching the gospel of the Kingdom of God, and saying, ‘The time is fulfilled, and the Kingdom of God is at hand. Repent, and believe in the gospel.” (Mark 1:14-15) • The Kingdom of God is generally understood as the message Jesus…

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