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How do we know that the historical Jesus existed?
Cornelius Tacitus-Roman historian, The Talmud-collection of Jesus writing, Flavius Josephus-Jewish historian, Tranquilius Suetonius-Roman historian
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Why is the Talmud a good source of evidence?
Because the people who wrote it did not like Jesus
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Suetonius talked about the Jews causing a disturbance in Rome. Who did he mean?
Jesus's disciples and early Christians
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Who wrote that Jesus was a wise man who taught people who wanted to learn the truth?
Flavius Josephus
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Who wrote that Jesus practiced black magic?
The Talmud
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Whp wrote that Jesus was killed by Pontius Pilate, a roman governor?
Cornelius Tacitus
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Who wrote that Jesus gained many follower and won over the Jews?
Flavius Josephus
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Who wrote that Jesus led Israel astray and was hung on the eve of Passover?
The Talmud
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Who wrote that Christ urged on the Jews, who kept causing a disturbance?
Tranquilius Suetonius
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Who are the gospels?
Matthew, Mark, Luke, John
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What are the gospels and what do they contain?
Four books at the beginning of the new testament. They account the life of Jesus
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What does the word 'gospel' mean?
good news
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Which gospel was written closest to the time that Jesus was alive?
Mark
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Which gospel wrote for the poor, outcast and women?
Luke
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Which is the shortest gospel?
Mark
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Which gospel writer wanted to show that Jesus fulfilled many old testament prophecies?
Matthew
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Which gospel writer wrote mainly for the Jews?
Matthew
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Which gospel was written for non-jews?
Luke
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Who shows Jesus's human weaknesses in their gospel?
Mark
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What does advent mean?
coming
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What is advent?
The peroid where Christians prepare for Christmas. It is also a time where Christians remember that Jesus will one day, return to Earth
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Name some advent customs
traditional advent calendar, christingle service, advent wreath, christingle candle
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What is a denomination?
A type of Christian chruch
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Name some denominations
Catholic church, church of England, Salvation army, Quaker
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Identify some differences between the Catholic church and the Church of England
Catholic- special relationship with Mary, priests cannot marry, pope is the head of church. C of E- does not allow women to be priests, Archbishop of Canterbury is head along with the queen
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Where did Jesus live?
Palastine/Jerusalem/Nazareth
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When do Christingle services take place?
13TH December
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Descibe the advent calendar
-24 boxes:countdown to christmas, -each box tells you the story of the birth of Christ, -Includes biblical extracts on the flaps, -Biblical scene of front
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Desribe the advent wreath
-Light one candle every sunday up until christmas, -four candles of different colours, big one in the middle, -traditionally used to countdown the days, -evergreen represents eternity because it never wilts
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What does the red ribbon and orange represent on the Chistingle candle?
blood of Christ and the Earth
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What does the cocktail sticks and raisins represent on the Christingle candle?
four seasons and the fruits of the Earth
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What does the candle represent on the Christingle candle?
Jesus, the light of the world
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How many times did the devil try to tempt Jesus?
3 times
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What was the first temptation of the devil?
The devil told Jesus to turn some stones into bread on the ground so he would not be hungry
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How did Jesus reply to the first temptation?
Man does not live by bread alone
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What was the second temptation of the devil?
He took him to a tower at the top of the temple in Jerusalem and told him to throw himself off it because the angels would save him
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How did Jesus reply to the second temptation?
You shall not tempt the Lord, your God
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What was the third temptation of the devil?
the Devil showed him all the lands around him and offered them to Jesus if he would worship the devil
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How did Jesus reply to the third temptation?
You shall only worship God
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How long did jesus spend in the wilderness?
40 days and 40 nights
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What is Lent?
When people sacrifice something they like
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What are some different names for Shrove Tuesday?
Pancake day, Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday
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What might you do during Lent?
Go to church or pray or spend more time reflecting during Lent
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What are the customs on Shrove Tuesday? Why?
Pancakes were traditionally eaten to use up all the eggs and fat in the house and eat all the rich foods to prepare for Lent
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What is Ash Wednesday?
The day that Jesus went into the wilderness
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What is a custom on Ash Wednesday?
To put a cross of ash on you forehead
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What is special about ASh Wednesday?
It is the day that lent starts
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