The identity of Jesus

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Why is the baptism of Jesus important?
Marks account shows us that Jesus was the sun of God.The vioce from heaven recognized Jesus with great love, as well as God giving him the power of the holy spirit.Letting John baptize him he was fulfilling the prophecies and setting a example to us.
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How does Matthews account of peters confession at caesarea of Philippi differ from Marks?
In matthews Jesus showed great pleasure at Peters reply and declared him founder of the church. Peter would be given keys to heaven as he was the only one who really understood Jesus' mission.
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What is the transfiguration?
When Jesus' apperance was changed.
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What problems are there with the calming of the storm for Christians today?
That it is unrealistic that Jesus would be able to stand up in the boat and talking to the weather.
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What is the symbolic meaning of the calming of the storm?
That the boat is the christian church. The storm is people in trouble, and in persecution. That when the people in the boat asked Jesus for help, he came to their aid.
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What are the problems of the feeding of the five thousand?
Is impossible. More likely that people followed by his example and shared food as well. Mark may have exaggerated about the size of the crowd. That there will always be hungry people.
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Problems that can be caused by the healing of Legion?
Evil spirits dont exist. Man could of been suffering from a mental disorder.That the screams may have lead the pigs to get scared and run of the cliff. Herdsman lied. Why Jesus killed the pigs if he is meant to be compassionate with animals.
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What problems are caused by the raising of Jarius' daughter?
Miracles do not happen offen in the modern world.That she was in a coma or a deep sleep when Jesus came she woke up.If he did raise her why doesnt he do it with other people.
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What is the messianic age?
A time when the messiah would come and establish Gods kingdom on earth: a time of peace.
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What does son of man mean?
A title used by Jesus of himself, probably meaning he would suffer before bringing in Gods kingdom.
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What is parousia?
The belief that Jesus will return at the end of time to judge everyone.
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How is the son of man shown in the old testament?
The authority of God. Suffering servant. Jesus will return again.
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What did Jesus use the title son of man in marks gospel to mean?
He had Gods authority to forgive sins and over rule the sabbath.He must suffer and die at the hands of sinful me to free people. Will rise from the dead to free christians and give them the hope of eternal life. Seen in all his power/glory at the end
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What does son of god tell christians?
At the baptism and transifiguration God spoke with love for him.Shows the closeness of them both. A son owes it to his father to obey him. Jesus had to be divine (proved in miracles and resurrection) only son of god could do that not a human.
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What does divine mean?
Of or like God or a god. Providence or God.
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In matthews Jesus showed great pleasure at Peters reply and declared him founder of the church. Peter would be given keys to heaven as he was the only one who really understood Jesus' mission.

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How does Matthews account of peters confession at caesarea of Philippi differ from Marks?

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When Jesus' apperance was changed.

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That it is unrealistic that Jesus would be able to stand up in the boat and talking to the weather.

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That the boat is the christian church. The storm is people in trouble, and in persecution. That when the people in the boat asked Jesus for help, he came to their aid.

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