The life of Jesus

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Define INCARNATION
God became man in human form
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How is Jesus described?
Jesus is the DEFINITIVE REVELATION OF GOD, Jesus reveals perfectly to us what god is like.
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Describe Luke's account of Jesus' birth.
It is the typical nativity story. Mary and Joseph travelled to Bethlehem as part of the census ordered by Ceaser Augustus. They laid Jesus in a manger in the stable as there was no room in the inn. The shepherds were the first to know of the birth.
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describe Matthew's account of the birth of Jesus.
Historical account. After Jesus'birth, the wise men traveled to him guided by a star. They told king Herod that Jesus had been born in Bethlehem. They gifted Jesus gold, frankincense and myrrh. They were warned in a dream not to return to Herod.
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Why is the birth of Jesus important today?
It was the start of Jesus' mission on earth. It shows that Jesus is true man and true God. (He was conceived by the holy spirit and born a human.)
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What three signs was the baptism of Jesus accompanied by?
1. The heavens were torn apart. 2. The holy spirit descended in the form of a dove. 3. God's voice was heard. ("You are my son, whom i love; with you i am well pleased.")
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Why was Jesus' baptism important?
Jesus' baptism was the confirmation that Jesus was God's son. Jesus was empowered by the holy spirit for his mission on earth.
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Why is the baptism of Jesus important to Christians today?
At our baptism, we are prepared for the task of spreading God's word, the good news, and to live happy and good lives.
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Why was Jesus sent into the desert after his baptism?
To prepare for his mission on earth
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What was said by the devil and Jesus on his first temptation?
"If you are the son of God, tell this stone to become bread." / "Man does not live on bread alone"
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What does Jesus' response of "man does not live on bread alone," mean?
We need God and faith in our lives because material possessions aren't as important as love.
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What was said by the devil and Jesus on his second temptation?
"If you worship me, it will all be yours." / "Worship the Lord your God and serve him only."
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What does Jesus' response of "Worship the Lord your God and serve him only," mean?
Jesus was not a king but a servant who serves God.
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What was said by the devil and Jesus on his third temptation?
"Throw yourself down from here" / "Do not put the Lord your God to the test."
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What does Jesus' response of "Do not put the Lord your God to the test," mean?
Jesus wouldn't have tested God's love because he knew it wasn't what God wanted
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Why are the temptation of Jesus important to Christians today?
Jesus was tempted like all humans and was able to resist temptation even if it meant humiliation and suffering. This is the example we need to follow.
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Why are the temptation of Jesus important to Christians today?
By refusing the devil's offer of riches, it shows us that we shouldn't look at leading a life that will lead us away from God.
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What does the death of Jesus represent?
The evil power of the world that attempt to destroy all good and the ultimate triumph of God's love.
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Define ATONEMENT
The belief that Jesus died in order to bring people back to God, to forgive people's sins and to reconcile the human race.
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Name the events of Jesus' death in order.
Jesus was mocked by the crowds. Darkness covered the whole earth. Jesus dies. The veil of the temple is torn in two. The centurion recognizes that Jesus was the son of God.
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What does Golgotha mean?
Place of the skull
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Why is the death of Jesus important to Christians today?
Reveals that God loved the world so much that he was prepared to sacrifice his only son to save us. Jesus reconciled humans with God. Jesus' death took away the sins of the world and offered us a new relationship with God (ATONEMENT)
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What does the Resurrection of Jesus show us?
God approved of Jesus' sacrifice for us. Jesus was God's son and it confirmed everything he said. God has immense power, being able to grant life where there is death.
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What does the Resurrection of Jesus show us?
Guarantees the human race life after death and eternal life through God. Jesus gained victory over sin and death and we will also be raised to new life with God.
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What are the similarities between Mark and Matthews accounts of the Resurrection?
They both mention Mary Magdalene and Mary the Mother of James. Both accounts take place at dawn. Both speak of meeting Jesus in Galilee.
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What are the differences between Mark and Matthews accounts of the Resurrection? (mthw)
Doesn't mention Salome. Mentions guards outside the tomb. Mentions the angel of the Lord delivering the message of Jesus' resurrection. The women told the disciples of their experience.
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What are the differences between Mark and Matthews accounts of the Resurrection? (mrk)
Mentions anointing the body with spices. Jesus' didn't appear to the women on their way back to Jerusalem. The women were too scared to speak of their experience.
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Jesus was not really dead. he was only unconscious when they took him down from the cross
Roman soldiers would have checked that Jesus was dead. John's gospel states that one of the soldiers pierced Jesus' side with a spear to make sure.
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The disciples may have looked in the wrong tomb.
The burial of Jesus was witnessed. Jesus grave clothes were also found in the tomb.
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Someone stole the body and the disciples thought he had been raised.
Jesus followers were risking death to preach openly about Jesus' resurrection.
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The disciples were so upset that they began hallucinating Jesus.
On one occasion Jesus appeared to five hundred people. they couldn't have all been hallucinating.
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It is the typical nativity story. Mary and Joseph travelled to Bethlehem as part of the census ordered by Ceaser Augustus. They laid Jesus in a manger in the stable as there was no room in the inn. The shepherds were the first to know of the birth.

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