Flashcards in Life of Jesus-Unit 4 Deck (19)
the mystery of the union of Jesus' divine and human nature in one divine person
What does "Messiah" mean in Hebrew?
Explain the relationship between Christ and Messiah
"christos" means anointed on in Greek; Jesus is the Christ and the Messiah because he is the anointed one
Who is the Virgin Mary?
the Mother of Jesus, also the first disciple
Define the Annunciation
when Gabriel visited Mary to announce that she had been chosen to bear God's son
What was the Immaculate Conception?
When Mary was conceived without original sin
What does "Theotokos" mean?
Mother of God
Who was Joseph?
the foster father of Jesus and husband of Mary
What was Nazareth?
Where Jesus lived and was raised
What is Galilee?
the region that Jesus grew up in and shared his teachings
a story intended to convey a religious truth or particular teaching through the use of metaphor
What is the Kingdom of God?
the reign of God over the hearts of people and, as a consequence of that, the development of a new social based on unconditional love
a follower of Christ
What was an apostle?
the 12 companions chosen by Jesus to be in his inner circle; they witnessed Jesus and the early Church was then built upon their teachings
What is a miracle?
a manifestation, or sign, of the presence and power of God active in human history
Who was John the Baptist?
Jesus' cousin who baptized him
Where was Jesus baptized?
in the Jordan River
What is the Sermon on the Mount
a collection of teachings that Jesus gave to us, that included the Beatitudes