Intro to Christianity

Intro to Christianity - Jesus-1 Gospel 4 versions A...

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Intro to Christianity -2.4 Billion Christians (numerous denominations) -Largest Protestant Baptist Southern Baptist -1.1 Billion Roman Catholics (largest Christian denomination) Jesus (no physical description given)-carpenter -Born 4-6 BC (during King Herod “The Great”) in Bethlehem -Private life= birth-30th birthday- fled to Egypt/12 years old found in temple -Public life=beings at age 30-baptized by John the Baptist in Jordan River (lived in north- Nazareth of Galilee) -raised as strict Jew Bible/Gospels -27 books=New Testament; 14=Paul the apostle -Jesus in 4 Gospels (books of faith (summaries) the good news (*salvation comes through
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Unformatted text preview: Jesus)-1 Gospel 4 versions A. Mark (Before 70 AD)-SYNOPTIC (All have same structure) B. Matthew (70-90 AD)-SYNOPTIC-through Jewish Christians to gentiles C. Luke (70-90 AD)-SYNOPTIC-for gentiles D. John (After 90 AD) spiritual Gospel-Jesus wrote nothing Symbols: Mark lion Matthew man—describes birth of Jesus Luke ox—describes birth of Jesus John eagle (soars to greater heights) Acts: 1. Baptism of Jesus (at age 30) by John the Baptist 2. Jesus returns to Galilee to preach 3. Jesus returns to Jerusalem 4. Jesus’ resurrection...
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