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  • Jesus: The Genealogy Of Jesus

    The book of Matthew portrays Jesus as the promised Jewish Messiah and the fulfillment of Old Testament hopes and prophesies. For example, Matthew 1:1 states, “This is the genealogy of Jesus the Messiah the son of David, the son Abraham.” From the beginning, Matthew writes to a Jewish audience and clearly states his purpose to depicts Jesus as the King of the Jews. He continues on to describe Jesus’ entire Jewish genealogy, which clearly portrays Jesus as Christ of the Jews. Additionally, in Matthew 27, Jesus stands before Pilate awaiting his trial. In Matthew 27:11, Pilate asks Jesus if He is the King of the Jews. Jesus replied, “You have said so.” Jesus publically announces that He is the promised Messiah of the Jews and reveals that He has…

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  • Jesus: The Historical Account Of Jesus

    Jesus was a man. Jesus was born into a poor, working family in Nazareth. Jesus was born in a time that was characterized by the political unrest that culminated as a result of the Roman occupation in Judea. But really, who was Jesus? How is he the same or different than the divine figure and gentle shepherd that followers of Christianity worship today? Can the Christian faith be entirely based upon him, the historical Jesus, the real man? The man Jesus is often considered to have been a…

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  • Jesus Identity And Purpose Of Jesus

    Jesus’ identity and purpose has been a great source of discussion and investigation through the years. Although many people do not seem to believe in the importance and legacy of His life, there are many profs and facts that show the meaning of His days physically living in our world. Jesus came to show us the correct way to live and direct our actions towards others. For example, in Matthew 5:43-48, Jesus speaks about loving one’s enemies. He mentions how important it is to love, bless and pray…

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  • The Miracles Of Jesus Vesus In The Gospel Of Jesus

    In the Gospel of John, the author uses several miracles of Jesus to show that the miraculous acts are specific in nature and directed toward achieving the goals stated in John 20:31. The intention is to understand Jesus is the Messiah and to provide a means of eternal life.1 However, among scholars sometimes there is debate as to exactly how many of these miracles are signs. Most tend to agree that there are at least seven, but a dispute sometimes arises if the Resurrection of Jesus should be…

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  • Jesus Religion

    by virtually most historians that Jesus, Christianity’s prominent figure, is a historical figure. However, the historicity of Jesus has caused a significant amount of speculation as little is known about Jesus’ life. It is believed, however, that Jesus had siblings and was a devout Jew. Although the childhood of Jesus is virtually unknown to historians, his adulthood is known due to the New Testament. The New Testament gave insight on Jesus’ life and teachings; moreover, Synoptic Gospels of…

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  • Introspection Of Jesus

    mind when confronted with who Jesus is, with a key one being Immanuel, or God with us. The exhaustive list should speak for itself in that Jesus encompasses every plausible Godly characteristic fathomable to man. While the human race assigns numerous titles to describe Jesus, personal introspection of who Jesus is might differ from that of a worldly viewpoint. Thus, deliberating on Jesus in a biblical sense via the Gospels from a collectivistic and individualistic stance, as well as through a…

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  • Jesus Unique

    1. In what ways is Jesus unique from other leading figures of history? In what ways is Jesus similar? Logically, asking how Jesus is unique from other spiritual leaders is like asking how our sun is different from other stars in our system of planets. The argument being that there are no other stars in our solar system. Historically, no other religious leader can compare to the uniqueness of Jesus Christ, since He is the only one who was dead and is now alive. He declares in Revelation 1:17-18…

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  • Jesus Interview

    understanding is in regards to the questions and the historical Jesus. I think some of the answers may have been different depending on who was asked, their upbringing, and religion. I realized that some of the questions could be quite difficult to answer if you didn’t have time to study the questions because individuals do not always look deeply into certain aspects of their faith until being prodded. When asked who is Jesus and why was he born? He answered, saying that Jesus is God and came to…

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  • Docetism In Jesus

    the four Gospels delineate the birth, death, and resurrection of Jesus, with little attention giving to his life and development as a leader. Matthew and Luke’s Gospels trace Jesus’ genealogy. In Mark’s Gospel, Jesus is introduced as a grown man whereas John focus on His Divinity. Granted, we scrutinize, dissect, exegete and preach his teachings and ministry, but we never consider the sociopolitical dynamics of his early life’s that shaped and formed his ministry. Hendricks emphatically contends…

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  • Christology Of Jesus

    Jesus, Jesus Christ, Jesus the Messiah, Emmanuel; who is he? The answers to this may heavily depend on who you ask, where they grew up, and what their religious background is. There are as many answers as there are people, even among those that claim Jesus as their personal Lord and Savior, there are many subtle and not so subtle nuances in the answers that are given. Because of this vast array of differences, it is important to try to understand the basics that run true for most Christians. p.…

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