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1

What time period did people begin to associate Matthew the tax collector with the book named after him

most likely written in 65-70

2

Know which genealogy is in Matthew

Joseph

3

Know all of the horizontal zones in Israel

Above (Upper) Galilee (wet / inaccessible)
Beside (Lower) Galilee (Jesus’ home)
Carmel and Jezreel (Baal)
Negev (South / dry) – Below Dead Sea
Desert (Wilderness ) - Peninsula

4

Know all of the five vertical zones in Israel

Coastal Plain
Central Mountain Range
African - Syrian Rift (Jordan)
Shephelah
Eastern Plateau

5

What does pericope mean?

a set of verses that forms one coherent unit or thought, suitable for public reading from a text, now usually of sacred scripture

6

Know what a synoptic gospel is

Matthew, Mark and Luke

7

Who was the first European to conquer the Middle East?

Alexander the great

8

Mark and Peter’s relationship

Interpreter?

9

Matthew’s primary view of Jesus

Jesus as king, teacher and Messiah.

10

Where was the book of Mark was written?

Rome

11

What’s the first gospel written according to modern scholars?

Mark

12

What’s “Q”?

Makes up Matthew and Luke

13

During Jesus life, how many sections of land was Palestine broken into?

Land of Honey (North)
Land of Milk (South)

14

Who said “there is nothing impossible to him who will try?

Alexander the Great

15

Who does “separated ones” represent?

Pharisee

16

What does Sadducees mean?

to be righteous

17

The name of the High priest who condemned Jesus

Zadok

18

Which Gospel is the most clear, concise, and fast paced?

Mark

19

Which religious group was the most influential in Jesus’s day?

The Pharisees

20

In the parable of the sewer, what did the seed that falls on rocky ground represent?

represent those who hear the word, but only accept it shallowly

21

According to Matthew 6, what did Jesus teach when he referred to the birds of the air and the lilies of the field?

worrying about life

22

Where does the Jordan River end?

The Dead Seas

23

In Matthew 18, in a parable about a servant who owed a great debt, why was the servant eventually turned over to the jailers to be tortured?

Until he should pay back all he owed

24

John the Baptist said that one would come after him who would baptize with what

Water

25

According to Matthew 4 what was the sequence of the temptations Jesus faces

Turning stone to bread, testing God, worshiping Satan

26

In Matthew 20, who asked that her sons be allowed to sit at Jesus’ right and left in His kingdom?

The mother of Zebedee’s sons

27

According to Matthew 8, about whom did Jesus say “I have not found anyone in Israel with such great faith?”

The centurion

28

What is the Diaspora?

Jews scattered to other nations due to the exiles.

29

Know the 8 Kerygma of the early church.

1. Jesus as Fulfillment of Prophecy
2. Jesus’ Life and Ministry
3. Jesus’ Crucifixion
4. Jesus’ Resurrection
5. Jesus’ Exaltation
6. Gift of the Holy Spirit
7. Jesus’ Return
8. Call to Repentance

30

What were 4 of the differences between John and the other gospels?

Ministry Location
Form of Teaching
Aspects of Jesus
Gospel Account

31

Know the Marcan hypothesis.

That Mark is the primary source for Luke and Matthew.

32

For personal reasons who was responsible for John the Baptist being beheaded?

King Herod

33

Who was the audience that Matthew was writing to?

Jews