Flashcards in Lesson 44 Deck (40):
What is genealogy
A list of a person's ancestors
Who does Matthew begin his genealogy with and why?
Abraham because his goal was to prove to the Jews that the messiah would be Jesus.
Why would Matthew include Uriah in the genealogy
It shows that Jesus was willing to be identified with sinful humanity
It was not the custom to include women in genealogy, which 5 women are included
Rehab, Ruth, Tamar, Bathsheba & Mary
What can we learn from their inclusion
All of them were Gentiles = Christ came for all
3 of them were guilty of sexual sins = Christ came to save sinners
Read Jeremiah 23:5 & 22:24-30. What two things do we know about the two men described in the passages
*none of Jeconiah's decendants will rule of David's throne
*That a king will come from David's line
How could Jeconiah be included in Jesus' lineage then?
If Jesus was Joseph's son, he could not be King. but Jesus is God's son.
Why does the passage in Matthew stress the 3 sections of 14 generations?
14 is a multiple of 7. It represents completeness.
What does John 1:1-5 tell us about the Word?
*It was there in the beginning
*It was with God
*It was God
*Through him all things were made
*In him was life
*The light in darkness
How do Verses 6-9 help identify who the Word was?
John the Baptist, and he was sent by God to identify the Word
What can we learn about Christ from John 1:10-18
a) the world didn't recognize him
b) he came to his home, but they rejected him
c) he gave people the right to be children of God
d) the Word took on flesh and lived with us
e) he brought us grace and truth
Who is in your spiritual genealogy?
My parents, Mrs. Wijnhamer, my church
What information does Luke provide about the parents of John the Baptist
Zechariah - priest, old, righteous or godly people
Elizabeth - she is barren, old righteous or godly people
What important message does Zechariah receive while working in the temple
His wife would bear him a son
What was Zechariah told about his soon-to-be-born son?
he was supposed to be named John. Full of the Holy Spirit, no wine. He will be a joy. He will bring others back to God. He will prepare the people for Jesus
Who was the angel?
What happened to Zechariah since he doubted the message from the Angel?
He was unable to speak until his son was born
To whom does the same angel deliver a similar message to 6 months later?
What happened when Mary visited elizabeth
the baby lept, and Elizabeth was filled with H.S. She blessed Mary and knew she was going to have Jesus.
Why does Luke record a song after that occasion
Confirmation of what Gabriel had told her and joy for God
What happened as Elizabeth and Zechariah named their baby
They agreed on the name John, and Zechariah could speak.
What did Zechariah prophesy about his son?
John would be a prophet of the Most High, and he would prepare the way for The Lord.
Why did Joseph take his pregnant wife on a journey from nazareth to Bethlehem
There was a census given by Caesar Augustus
In Luke 2:10 what is said about Jesus' mission
It would bring joy for all people
Who were the two people who recognized the baby Jesus as the Messiah
Simeon and Anna
What can we learn from Simeon
That he was faithful to the end, and the Holy Spirit moved him
How was the prophecy of Isaiah 7:14 fulfilled
Mary will be a virgin
She will conceive and give birth to a son.
How was the prophecy of Micah 5:2 fulfilled
That Jesus will be born in Bethlehem
Who was Herod?
He was a roman king over Judeah
Who alerted him to the birth of A new king
The magi from the east
What deal did Herod make with the Magi
The magi were to find Jesus and report back to Harold
What gifts did the Magi give to Jesus
Gold, frankincense and myrrh
Why did the Magi not return to Harold
An angel warned the Magi not to return
Why did Joseph take his family to Egypt
The angel warned Joseph to flee
What action did Herod take when he found out that the magi were not coming back and why
He ordered all the boys age 2 & under to die because he thought Jesus would not survive
What prophecy was fulfilled by that action
How did Joseph know when it was safe to return from Egypt
An angel told him to return
Where did they settle
How was the prophecy of Hosea 11:1 fulfilled
Jesus was called out of Egypt