• Good News Jesus Gospels Message
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    The Gospels are narratives about the life and time of Jesus. They describe not only Jesus' life but also what was taking place at that time. This helps to give us a better perception of why some things happened the way they did and what it was possibly like for Jesus. We are able to better understand some of the social and political aspects of life during Jesus' time period, which can help us to overall understand the meaning behind the Gospels better. (Bible Dictionary) The story of Jesus' lif...
  • Matthew's Christology Kingdom Of God
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    Matthews Christology is one that emphasises to a Jewish audience the Jewishness of Jesus. It will be the purpose of this paper to argue that the raison detr e of Matthews Christology is to portray Jesus as entirely compatible if not with the Judaism of his day then with ancient Judaic tradition, namely the Old Testament. Whilst there are numerous titles given to Jesus that are exclusive / predominant within the Matthean account, such as that of Son of God, it is the writers assertion that these ...
  • Christianity And Judaism Kingdom Of God
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    Christianity is founded on the life and teachings of Jesus, a first century C. E. Jew. Christianity became an independent religion as it spread beyond its Palestinian borders. However, since during its first few decades, it was a sect within Judaism, there must be a relationship of Judaism to Christianity. In the "independent religion", two elements of its doctrine are essentially Jewish. First, Jesus is the messiah, or anointed king, who is spoken of in Jewish prophetic writings. Second, the m...
  • Jesus In Matthew Death And Resurrection
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    Death and Resurrection of Jesus in Matthew The death resurrection of Jesus Christ as told in the gospel of Matthew has implications far more than just a simple religious experience. Throughout the last three chapters of the gospel, several deep meanings are discovered which only enhance the interpretation of the entire writing. These insights and beliefs represent the historical aspect, which looks strictly at the facts, the literary aspect, which views the work as a piece of literature and the ...
  • Jewish Perceptions Of Jesus Christ
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    Jewish Perceptions of Jesus Christ Christianity and Judaism are major world religions which, though they worship the same God, have marked differences which have caused two thousand years of strife and animosity between the two religions. In his book We Jews and Jesus, Samuel Sandmel likens the link between Judaism and Christianity to a type of parent-child relationship, saying, "Early Christianity was a Judaism; within a century after the death of Jesus it was a separate religion. It was critic...
  • Discipleship Kingdom Of God
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    Discipleship Teachers around the time when Jesus lived thought that learning was such that the people who wanted to learn should come to them to be taught. But Jesus felt differently and rather than waiting for people to come to him, he went out to find them and then chose them to be his followers. He called them disciples and this word means one who learns. But Jesus chose his disciples carefully as we are told in Mark 1: 16-20 and also in Mark 3: 13-19. In the first passage, Jesus appoints his...
  • Fact That Jesus Christ Sin God
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    The New Testament authors had no qualms about declaring that Jesus was truly human and telling us that Jesus committed no sin. Bible passages such as 2 Corinthians 5: 21, Hebrews 4: 15, 1 Peter 2: 22 and 1 John 3: 5"witness that He [Jesus] did not give in to temptation, nor violate the moral standards of God, nor was He inconsistent with the nature of his character." That is, Jesus was sinless. It is vital to our theology that Jesus was sinless. For only if Jesuswas sinless could His death have ...
  • St John's Gospel Son Of God
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    The Gospel according to John presents Jesus as the eternal Word of God, who "became a human being and lived among us." This Gospel was written so that its readers might believe that Jesus is the promised Saviour, the Son of God, and that through their faith in him, they may have life. John emphasizes the gift of eternal life through Christ, a gift which comes to those who respond to Jesus as the way, the truth, and the life. A striking feature of John is the symbolic use of common things from ev...
  • Jesus Joseph One Men Egypt
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    Joseph and Jesus Throughout the Bible, there are many stories that are corresponding to those of the life of Jesus, from Moses leading the Israelites out of Egypt s captivity and Abraham almost sacrificing his son in the Old Testament, to the apostle Paul s spreading of Christianity in the New Testament. Even the story of Joseph studied in and out of class has its parallels. A close analysis of the story of Joseph in the Old Testament and the story of Jesus in the New Testament shows that both m...
  • Artworks Chritus Jesus Painting Christus
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    Visual Arts Essay Compare the artworks "Chritus Triumphans" and "Chritus Patiens." What are the variations and why is there differences between the way Jesus has been portrayed. The two artworks Chritus Triumphus and Christus Patiens are two very interesting artworks as they are both representing Jesus, the Messiah in a totally different way. Throughout my essay I will compare the way each artist has tried to portray Jesus and I will also refer to why there is such a difference in their artwork....
  • The Jesus I Never Knew
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    The Jesus I Never Knew Yancey starts out with the image of Jesus. When he was young he had envisioned Jesus to have angelic features such as, young, handsome, and a compassionate face. It wasn't until he entered into a Christian college, that he was introduced to the real image of Jesus. I had an immediate connection with Yancey. I too had an image of Christ in my head, which consisted of Hollywood portrayals and those in classical paintings. It wasn't till I engaged myself at a Christian colleg...
  • Kingdom Of God Jesus Born Man
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    According to John the third chapter, there was a man of the Pharisees, named Nicodemus, a ruler of the jews. The same came to Jesus by night, and said unto to him, Rabbi, we know that thou art a teacher come from God: for no man can do these miracles that thou doest, except God be with him. Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, Verily, I say to thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God. Then Nicodemus asked, How can a man be born when he is old? Can he enter the seco...
  • Marks Theology Reflected In Writing
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    Mark's Theology Reflected In Writing Mark and the other evangelists used basically five ways to change, editor enhance Jesus's sayings to reflect their own views of Christianity. According to the Five Gospels Book, plagiarism and changing of writing was not a crime, but actually very common Mark's time. Besides, Mark never knew Jesus first-hand, he somehow had to make a 'story' from basically Hearsay! Mark groups different parables and sayings of Jesus by topic; making a false impression that th...
  • How Owen Meany Is Compared To
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    How Owen Meany is Directly Compared to Jesus Christ Throughout the novel "a prayer for Owen Meany," by John Irving, the main character is portrayed as a very religious martyr. In the Christian faith Jesus Christ is a martyr as well. Although there are many differences between the life of Jesus, as depicted in the bible and Owen Meany, there are many similarities as well, so many in fact, that the reader is forced to ponder if these similarities are intentional. Jesus Christ was a miracle birth: ...
  • Jesus Of Montreal Church Mary Religion
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    Religion is a mysterious concept of faith. It hold so many unanswered questions, yet millions of people go into it seeking comfort and security. This people view religion as something pure and divine, but can all of what the church preach be true How real are hte doctrines of worship People may turn to religion for help, and they may come out believing everything that is presented to them, but in reality, they may just end up with false convictions. Through the years, Christianity like other rel...
  • The New Testament Gospels Written
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    The New Testament I. The Primary Source of the Knowledge of Jesusa. Proclaims the Incarnation -- the Word made Flesh -- Jesus becomes Man. Fulfillment of the Promise of the Old Testament II. Collection of books (proclaiming the fulfillment of God's promises through His Son, Jesus) a. Gospels. Written by the evangelists - Matthew, Mark, Luke, John ii. CCC 125 = Gospels are the heart of all the Scriptures as they are the primary source of life and teaching of Jesusiii. Main sources of information...
  • Jesus Christ Sin God Argument
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    An examination of the question of the impeccability of Jesus Christ Essay written by T. Swan The New Testament authors had no qualms about declaring that Jesus was truly human and telling us that Jesus committed no sin. Bible passages such as 2 Corinthians 5: 21, Hebrews 4: 15, 1 Peter 2: 22 and 1 John 3: 5 witness that He [Jesus] did not give in to temptation, nor violate the moral standards of God, nor was He inconsistent with the nature of his character. That is, Jesus was sinless. It is vita...
  • The Last Temptation Of Christ
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    When we think of the life of Jesus Christ, our main source is the Bible. This great literary work does an excellent job of portraying Him as God s chosen Messiah. He is very accepting of His job and is open to the suffering He endures throughout His life and during His death. Jesus has always been the pious, chaste man that people have come to know ever since the Bible was written. He always resisted temptation, never feared evil, and never once doubted that God was not His father, nor did He ev...
  • Last Supper Leonardo Da Vinci
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    The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci The Last Supper was a very powerful Biblical event, in which Jesus and his disciples gathered for one final dinner together. According to the Bible, important events took place during the Last Supper, including an announcement by Jesus that one of his disciples would betray him. Leonardo da Vinci took the challenge of recreating the Last Supper. The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci is the first great figure composition of the High Renaissance and the definiti...
  • Apocalypses And Mark Gospel
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    Mark is most likely the first of the Gospels to be written because it is the shortest and tells of the ministry of Jesus. Mark stresses Jesus' message about the kingdom of God and how it is breaking into human life as good news and that Jesus himself is portrayed as the "gospel of God." Jesus is explained as the Son of God who is sent down to rescue everyone. His life is predestined as a sacrifice for humanity. The beginning of the book sets the tone of Mark by the actions of John the Baptist an...