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religion oct18 - October 18 Religion Dowd The Gospel of...

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October 18 Religion – Dowd The Gospel of Luke Often represented by a bull – Luke’s gospel opens in the temple while a sacrifice is being made. The Prologue (1:1-4) Composition o Many other attempts o Careful investigation Addressee o Theophilus – may be a benefactor – writing to all “friends of God” Purpose o “that you may know the truth” o Chronological anchors: 1:5; 2:1-2; 3:1-2 Motifs in the Infancy Narrative The presence of the Holy Spirit o John the Baptist (1:15) o Mary (1:35) o Elizabeth (1:41) o Zechariah (1: o Simeon Holy Spirit in Luke o The temptation (4:1-2, 14) o The beginning of Jesus’ ministry Jerusalem in Luke o The boy Jesus in the Temple (2:41-51) o The transfiguration (9:31) o Journey to Jerusalem (9:51; 13:22, 33; 17:22; 18:31; 19:28) o Conclusion in Jerusalem (24:49-53) The importance of prayer o 1:10 – the whole assembly o 1:13 – Zechariah Prayer in Luke o Jesus’ baptism (3:21) o The selection of the twelve (6:12) o Peter’s confession (9:18)
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