Jesus: Called Into Relationships

  1. need to see _______ in historical context
    new testament
  2. salvation history
    deliverance from sins
  3. why was jusaism unique
    professing only one god
  4. core beliefs of judaism (4)
    • one god
    • god created everything
    • god chose a people to be in relationship with
    • god made covenant with the people
  5. what happened when god established covenant with Abram
    • names changed to abraham & sarah (sign of mission from god)
    • promise of land & descendants
    • promise to be in relationship
  6. abraham became the father of ____ and how did he model it
    faithtrusted, & had faith in god
  7. why did the prophets arise
    to be the conscience of the jewish people; to bring them back to god
  8. messianic hope
    prophets spoke of messiah who would bring a new kingdom
  9. how did jesus fulfill old covanent
    through death & resurrection
  10. god's covenant with abraham included
    promise of land
  11. church of the holy sepulchre
    place of jesus' passion, death, & ressurrection
  12. judaism at the time of jesus (geography)
    • galilee
    • samaria
    • judea
  13. bethothal
    • began with formal ceremony (like engagement)
    • lasted about a year
    • time for couple to get to know one another better
  14. wedding
    • lasted for days
    • like "open house" for family
  15. pharisees
    most influential religious focused on keeping the people faithful to the law
  16. pharisees law
    important because it was from godstrict observance of sabbath, purity lawsoften stressed letter of law not spirit
  17. sadducees
    • strict faithfulness
    • wealthy
    • compromise with roman to stay in power
    • often served as chief priests responsible for managing worship in Temple
  18. scribes
    • interpreted and taught the law
    • not a religious party, but scholars
    • responsible to write & keep records
    • read and taught jewish scripture
  19. essenes
    • conservative
    • withdrew from society
    • possible john the baptist was an essenee
    • dead sea scrolls
  20. when were the dead sea scrolls placed
    70 AD
  21. sealots
    • used violence
    • considered blasphemy
  22. who was the jewish leader when jesus was born
    herod the great
  23. herod the great
    • use violence to further his own goals
    • great builder
    • rebuilt temple & parts of jerusalem
    • but taxed people heavily to do so
    • when he died, his 3 sons divided territory
  24. roman empire
    pax romana (peace)
  25. what is the common greek language
  26. rich
    • ruler
    • governor
    • merchants
    • land owners
  27. poor
    • farmers
    • artisans
    • unskilled laborers
    • unclean
  28. how many percent of people lived in poverty
  29. what was the only monotheistic religion
  30. epicureanism
    pleasure is goal
  31. cynicism
    pleasure is evil
  32. what did magicians belive
    power of the stars, forces, of good/evil
  33. judaism influences on new testament
    • temple
    • hebrew scriptures & law
    • hope of a messiah
    • worship
  34. the explanation or interpretation of apassage of Scripture.
    biblical exegesis
  35. old testament has ____ books
  36. new testament has ____ books
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Jesus: Called Into Relationships