Flashcards in Test 1 Deck (33)
What time period did people begin to associate Matthew the tax collector with the book named after him
most likely written in 65-70
Know which genealogy is in Matthew
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
Know all of the five vertical zones in Israel
Central Mountain Range
African - Syrian Rift (Jordan)
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
Know what a synoptic gospel is
Matthew, Mark and Luke
Who was the first European to conquer the Middle East?
Alexander the great
Mark and Peter’s relationship
Matthew’s primary view of Jesus
Jesus as king, teacher and Messiah.
Where was the book of Mark was written?
What’s the first gospel written according to modern scholars?
Makes up Matthew and Luke
During Jesus life, how many sections of land was Palestine broken into?
Land of Honey (North)
Land of Milk (South)
Who said “there is nothing impossible to him who will try?
Alexander the Great
Who does “separated ones” represent?
What does Sadducees mean?
to be righteous
The name of the High priest who condemned Jesus
Which Gospel is the most clear, concise, and fast paced?
Which religious group was the most influential in Jesus’s day?
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
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
Where does the Jordan River end?
The Dead Seas
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
John the Baptist said that one would come after him who would baptize with what
According to Matthew 4 what was the sequence of the temptations Jesus faces
Turning stone to bread, testing God, worshiping Satan
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
According to Matthew 8, about whom did Jesus say “I have not found anyone in Israel with such great faith?”
What is the Diaspora?
Jews scattered to other nations due to the exiles.
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
What were 4 of the differences between John and the other gospels?
Form of Teaching
Aspects of Jesus
Know the Marcan hypothesis.
That Mark is the primary source for Luke and Matthew.
For personal reasons who was responsible for John the Baptist being beheaded?