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the New Testament; 27 books; second part of the Bible

Christian Scriptures

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a long speech; one can be found in John's Gospel

discourse

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a non-Jewish person

Gentile

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proclaimers of the good news; Matthew, Mark, Luke and John

Evangelists

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means "same view"

synoptic

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means "good news"; the four inspired books that give an account of life and teachings of Jesus

Gospels

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book in the New Testament that describes the early days of Christian community

Acts of the Apostles

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last book in the New Testament that encourages Christians and talks about the end of the world; it contains strange symbols that are not easy to understand

Book of Revelation

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letters to the early Christians; many were written by St. Paul to the early Christian communities encouraging them to continue to follow Christ

epistles

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called Biblical inspiration; the action of God moving the human authors of the Bible to communicate what he wanted made known

inspiration

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Who are the four Gospel writers or Evangelists?

Matthew, Mark, Luke and John

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Where did the Gospel writers get their information?

Inspired by God through the Holy Spirit; from Mark, the first Gospel written: from oral accounts of the apostles passed from generation to generation.

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How are the Gospels like portraits of Jesus?

Each writer chose different aspects of Jesus to highlight. The Gospels tell the life story of Jesus.

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What are the three synoptic Gospels?

Matthew, Mark and Luke

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What was the first Gospel written?

Mark

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What was the last Gospel written?

John

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What are the symbols for each of the Evangelists and where did the symbols come from?

Mark - Lion
Matthew - Man
Luke - Ox
John - Eagle

Each symbol can be found in the beginning chapter of that writer's Gospel.

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How are the Gospels honored at Mass?

1. Only a deacon or priest can proclaim the Gospel
2. we stand to hear the Word of God
3. we respond "Praise to you, Lord Jesus Christ." after the reading
4. candles are held by altar servers next to the lectern
5. the lectern and Gospel book are sometimes incensed on special occasions
6. deacon or priest kisses the Gospel book after reading

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What is the first book in the Bible?

Genesis

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What is the last book in the Bible?

Book of Revelation

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How is inspiration for an English assignment different from biblical inspiration?

Inspiration for an English assignment is a natural idea. Biblical inspiration is from God like the way God inspired the authors of the Bible

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According to John, why were the gospels written?

"that you may (come to) believe that Jesus is the Messiah, the Son of God, and that through this belief you may have life in his name."

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Where did the Gospels of Matthew and Luke get their material from?

From the Gospel of Mark and the biblical scholars called "Q"

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How would you describe the Gospel of John?

deep, religious poem which contains discourses (long speeches); not stories

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Who is the author of the Bible?

God

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What is the action of God that moves people to communicate what God wants made known, using their own background, culture, language and style?

inspiration