REVIEW FINAL EXAM REVIEW FINAL EXAM JESUS AND FILM GOSPEL OF MARK: Focuses on the humanity and suffering of Jesus Apostles: Symbolic of the twelve tribes of Israel; they are the leaders of the new People of God. Messianic Secret: As Jesus healed, preached, and taught, he revealed he was the promised Messiah. Sanhedrin: One of the groups in Mark’s Gospel who opposed Jesus. Messianic Mystery: Refers to the paradox that the Messiah will have to suffer and die for others. Disciples: Must be willing to suffer for and serve others. GOSPEL OF MATTHEW: Was written by a Jewish author for a Jewish Christian audience. Genealogy traces Jesus ancestors to Abraham and David. Infancy narratives include three magi or wise men. Focuses on Jesus the promised Messiah through his teaching. Synagogues: Where Jews and Christians worshiped together before the war against Rome David: Joseph is a descendant of this King Herod: This king ordered the Massacre of the Infants Peacemakers: What Jesus commissions us to be in our own lives Parables: Stories of Jesus that give us clues about the kingdom of heaven GOSPEL OF LUKE: Was written by a Gentile author for a Gentile audience. Genealogy traces Jesus ancestors to Adam. Infancy narratives include three shepherds. Focuses on Jesus as the universal savior of the world. Mary: The link in salvation history between the Old and New Testaments. Women: Given a prominent role in Luke’s Gospel Good Samaritan: The lesson of extending love of neighbor to include everyone- even one’s enemies. Table Fellowship: A sign of acceptance, unity and closeness Salvation History: The ongoing work of the Spirit MATTHEW AND LUKE: GENEALOGY AND INFANCY NARRATIVES AND BEATITUDES Holy Spirit: Jesus was conceived by this power Bethlehem: Where Jesus was born Nazareth: Where Jesus was raised Incarnation: Allows us to share in God’s divinity Beatitudes: Instructions on how we should live GOSPEL OF JOHN: Opens with a prologue very similar to the story of creation in Genesis. "IN THE BEGINNING" Focuses on Jesus as the ‘Word’ and Son of God. GOSPELS: Evangelist spreading the Good news of Jesus’ Resurrection The miracle of the feeding of the five thousand.