Flashcards in Gods Revelation 8 Deck (64)
What are miracles?
They are signs or wonders that can be attributed to God
Whether a ________________ suspends the laws of _____________ or whether ordinary events lead to _____________ outcomes, a true miracle has ___________ as its source. An inexplicable _____________ truth
What three things did Jesus’ miracles achieve?
Showed them the kingdom of god
Proved he was the messiah
What types of miracles did Jesus perform?
Raising from the dead
What did Jesus wish to accomplish through healing miracles?
He wanted to strengthen peoples faith in God
True or false? People who witness the exorcisms wondered who Jesus was.
Explain why Jesus ordered those not to tell.
He did not want people to misunderstand his main mission
True or false?Each miracle of bringing people back to life foreshadowed the decent of the Holy Spirit on Pentecost.
True or false? The sacraments put in one communion with God by miraculously drawing from the Pascal mystery and taking away sin.
True or false? Jesus did not perform miracles to confirm that god the father send him but to demand to satisfy people’s curiosity.
The story of Jesus’ ____________ of the multitude is meaningful in several ways. First, the ____________ baskets of leftovers remind us of the twelve ____________ of Israel as well as the twelve _______________ Further, by his actions of the blessing, ____________ and giving, this miracle __________ the Holy Eucharist, the food sustains us until we reach the messianic ____________ in God’s kingdom
True or false? Some people refused to believe in Jesus in spite of his miracles while others were offended.
The ___________ tell us that Jesus differed from others who claimed to be _________________ things. Further his adversaries gave __________ explanations for miracles. Today _____________ deny the reality of supernatural events.
What is the real basis for some of the disbelief in Jesus’ miracles
The denial of the divinity of Jesus
According to historical criticism, what is a ways Jesus miracles distinctive?
He did not use bizarre rituals
True or false? The real miracle of Gods love is that God forgave Adam and Eve and forgives our sins as well.
True or false? The real greatest freedom that Jesus gives us is the freedom of religion and worship.
The ______________ uses three different but related word to describe dynamis which means __________________ ergon which means ____________ Simenon which means ________________. These three nouns tell us that Jesus miracles reveal God’s ____________. Jesus’ works were a sign of _______________.
Act of power
List five truths that Jesus’ miracles demonstrate.
Jesus is God
God’s power has broken into human history
Jesus mastered Satan and the forces of darkness
God’s kingdom is here and Satan’s kingdom is ending
Jesus has the power to forgive sins
True or false? The chief priest interpreted Jewish law and transcribed the Torah
S or P? Many were members of the sanhierdran.
S or P? Developed elaborate system of oral interpretation of the law.
S or P? Preserved Judaism after the destruction of the temple.
S or P? Collaborated with the romans.
S or P? Where aristocrats who cared for temple practice.
S or P? Though they had a rather poor reputation with the temple many were good Jews.
Jesus challenged the way ____________ were treated in the first century _____________ society. While the men considered them to be ___________________, Jesus treated them in a ______________ way and then played an important role in his ________________. He told men to treat women with _______________ and use positive female characters to ______________ his stories.
True or false? In God’s kingdom there are no second class citizens.
What does the word passion mean as used in the passion narratives.