Flashcards in Chapter 6 Deck (51)
The word gospel means “__________” and the life of Jesus Christ is the best news the ________ has ever heard. The four Gospels are the primary ___________ of information about Jesus and because ________ of the four Gospels are so closely related scholars call them the _________ Gospels: Matthew, _________ and Luke.
What does source criticism reveal about the authors of the synoptic Gospels?
They used each other’s sources to share information
True or False: Mark’s Gospel is considerably longer than either Matthew or Luke.
True or False: Matthew and Mark follow the general outline of Luke’s Gospel in reporting the events of Jesus’ life.
What does the Gospel of Matthew emphasis?
The fulfillment of the Old Testament prophecies
Which Gospel did biblical scholars consider the oldest of the four? When was it likely written?
67 AD to 70 AD
What three sources were used by Matthew and Luke?
3. Their own work
True or False: The Q source was likely a collection of Jesus’ sayings that came to Matthew and Luke in either a written or oral form.
Mark’s Gospel begins with _________ announcing the Advent of the _______. Only Matthew and Luke focus on the events surrounding Jesus’ ________. There are similarities between their ________ accounts such as the virginity of Mary, the birth in ________, and Jesus’s discordance from King ______.
John the Baptist
True or False: From the beginning one can see that Jesus come to minister to humble people and this is foreshadowed in the infancy narratives of Matthew and Luke.
Why were shepherds looked down upon by pious Jews?
They were not considered part of the faith
Jesus’ ________ marked him as a member of the ________ of the Chosen People and Mary and Joseph raised him according to the _______. They also followed tradition when they _________ the firstborn son to God in the ________. Here, Simeon and Anna recognized him as the __________.
Son of God
What does the feast of the Epiphany commemorate?
God becoming man
What does King Herod’s slaughter of the children indicate about the life of Jesus?
The forces of evil were gathering against Jegus
True or False: The “hidden years” refers to the fact that the Gospels share no stories about Jesus between his return to Nazareth as a toddler and his adulthood.
What connection does the author draw between Jesus and Adam?
Notice how Jesus submission to his mother and foster father contrast sharply with Adams disobedience to God in the garden
All synoptic Gospels agree that Jesus’ ________ ministry began with his baptism by ________, Jesus’ cousin. He was the prophet foretold by ______ who would be sent to announce the coming of the ______. John called the people to ________ for the repentance of their sins and told them someone _______ than he would come after him.
John the Baptist
True or False: Although Jesus did not need Baptism, his willingness to receive it emphasized both his humility and his acceptance of the Father’s mission to save people from their sins.
Explain the connection between Jesus’ time in the desert and the Chosen People.
Jesus was forty days and faithful the Israelites were forty years and unfaithful
True or False: The Church recalled the forty day of Jesus’ trial in the desert during the season of Advent.
How did Jesus’ response to temptation differ from Adam and Eve? Explain.
Jesus did not break
Jesus began to call and attract ________ following his temptations in the desert, some of who would become his _________. He had many disciples, including ________ whose presence would have been _______. Some of these women helped him financially, ________ with him, supplied meals and lodging, witnessed his Crucifixion, and visited his _________ on Easter Sunday.
Explain the significance of Jesus’ selection of Twelve Apostles.
The lost tribes
What are two ways that Jesus’ relationship to his Apostles differed from a typical relationship between students and their rabbis?
1. Jesus taught
2. Jesus chose
True or False: Jesus gave Peter and his successors the authority to govern the Church with the assistance of their successors, the priests.
According to the Gospel of Mark, how does Jesus summarize his message?
This is the time of fallfilment. The kingdom of God is at hand, repent and believe in the gospel
“The ________ is at hand” means, among other things, that God’s __________ had come to his people and humans will _______ God’s word. “_________” means to turn away from _______ and toward God. “Believe in the Gospel” means that _________ is the Good News, the Gospel, and the __________ of God the Father.
At his ________, Jesus gave his Apostles a quick vision of the Kingdom of God when Jesus is revealed in his _________ before Peter, James, and John. Jesus appears with _______ and Elijah - whose presence recalled the ______ given through Moses, and the ________ through ______ who announced the coming of the ________.
What is the Pascal Mystery?
This mystery of Gods infinite love revealed that Jesus Christ is the way to salvation through all ages. Jesus passion, death, and resurrection and glorious ascension