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what is the first book listed in the new testament canon

matthew

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what is the first book written in the new testament canon

mark

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2 characteristics of matthews gospel

well-ordered and contained detail teaching lessons

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why was the gospel of matthew so vital

christian instruction and worship

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what kind of link did the gospel of matthew serve as

between old testament and new testament
connected jews

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another name for the lords prayer

our father

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how much of the gospel of matthew is copied from mark

80%

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what does matthew not copy from marks gospel

passages that paint jesus or the apostles in an unfavorable light ( make look bad) because they were jewish

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who is the author of matthew

jewish christian scribe

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what language was the gospel of matthew written in

greek

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what year was matthew written in

80 ad

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what happened that was devistating before the gospel of matt

the destruction of the temple in Jerusalem

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who is the audience of matt

jewish christian community

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5 reasons we know matt is jewish

knowledge of jewish customs
use of hebrew terms
use of #7
compares jesus to moses
over 130 passages have old testament roots

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what hebrew terms does matthew use

gehenna, beelzebul, kingdom of heaven

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gehenna

hell

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beelzebul

debil

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kingdom of heaven

kingdom of god

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#7 stands for

days of the week, creation story

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who does matt compare jesus to

moses

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who is moses

greatest jewish prophet

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how many passages in matthew have old testament roots

130

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matts sources

Q, Mark, and M

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what happened to the jews after the temple was destroyed

they struggled with how Judaism would continue

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what does matthew say about the worship place that jews revolved around rather than any other gospel

it was a church

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what are the themes of matthew

judgement, jesus is emmanuel, discipleship, church, right instruction

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theme of judgement

2nd coming of christ, always be ready

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emmanuel

god w/ us

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what are the roles a disciple needs

humility, rejection, even suffering

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church theme

only gospel that uses that word

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another word for church

ekklesia

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right instruction theme

an instruction manual for new converts and faithful disciples
he spells everything out

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what are some things that matthew teaches

righteousness, prayer, conversion

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what begins the gospel of matt

a genealogy of jesus tracing his ancestors to both david and abraham

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who does jesus geneology go back to

david and abraham

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who is jesus said to be the son of

david (greatest king)

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who is israels promised savior

jesus

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who are the four women mentioned in jesus' genealogy

tamar, rahab, ruth, and bethsheba

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who is the gospel preached to

all people

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rahab

prostitute in the promised land that seduced guards for joshua to get to the promised land or her family would be killed

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ruth

woman of color who married boaz and had a son obed (grandfather of david)

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bathsheba

adultress who chated on her husband uriah with david and had a son solomon and uriah was sent to be killed by front line

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tamar

tricked her father in law into having a baby

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what is an infancy narrative

baby story

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who was the infancy narrative about

josephs dream about jesus birth

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where was jesus born and why

bethlehem census

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magi

3 kings
3 wisemen

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who was the king in the infancy narrative

king herod didn't want anyone to overrule him so he killed every boy 2 years and under

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why did the flight to egypt tale place

because joseph had a dream

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when did the holy family return and where to

after king herod died and in nazareth

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who does matthew show jesus as

emmanuel

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how many narratives are there

5

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discourses

speeches, monologues

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what is discourse one called

sermon on the mount

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explain the sermon on the mount briefly

summary of the new law (live, grace, freedom) jesus delivers the beatitudes on the mountain. christians and the salt of the earth and light of the world. interior conversion. golden rule

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most important discourse

sermon on the mount

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3 adjectives of sermon on the mount

love, grace, freedom

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who is jesus compare to in the first discourse

moses delivered the old law on mt. sinai and jesus delivers the new law on a mountain

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jesus' nickname in the first discourse

"new moses"

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beatitiudes

offerings on unlikely people

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discourse 2 name

sharing the faith with others

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discourse 4 message

preach in a spirit of poverty. not everyone is going to like you. be who you are. be shrewd as serpents

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discourse 3 name

parables about the kingdom

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discourse 3 message

unbelievers dont get the parables because they lack the eyes and ears of faith. disciples are blessed with the vision. allegorys and parables

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allegory

story with deeper meaning and symbols

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discourse 4 name

jesus founds and instructs the church

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discourse 4 message

jesus give peter the keys to the kingdom of heaven. christs power to forgive sin and teach authoritatively. pope as successor to peter. greatness lies in serving not being served. no limits to forgiveness (7x 70)

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nickname for matthews gospel

gospel of the church

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why was simons' name changed

because peter is a stronger name which means rock. shows leadership

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who is the successor to peter

pope

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1st pope

peter

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what did jesus say the limit to forgiveness is

infinity 70x7

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name of discourse 5

the final judgement

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what does discourse 5 talk about

eschatological time. end of the temple, end of the world. daniel 7-8 with apocalyptic language. ongoing war between goid and evil. god is the judge

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eschatological

end time

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what is matthews purpose of chapter 23

temple was destroyed so the jewish faith was chaotic

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who does jesus criticize in chapter 23

scribes and pharisses

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why does jesus criticize them

they were arrogant

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how many woes are in chapter 23

7

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woe

- sorrow or grief to shock people to examine their behavior

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anti- sematic

hate jews