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AN OUTLINE OF THE SERMON ON THE MOUNT, Page 1
Matthew chs 5-7
II. 5: 1 1-16: GIVING WITNESS ABOUT THE TRUTH OF GOD:
(a) v. 13, Salt
(b) vss 14-16: Light
III. 5:17—20: THE KINGDOM AS THE FULFILLMENT OF THE OT
IV 5: 21-48: THE APPLIC
Religion 125, page 1
JESUS OF NAZARETH:
Born circa 6—4 B. 0., Matt. 2:1 “in the days of Herod the king.”
Born at @111, then taken to Egypt as an infant.
Grew up in Nazareth. Then, baptism and temptation
His public ministry: 27-30 A. D.
Questions for today.
What is the Bible?
Where does the Bible come from
Introduction to Christianity
Class Period 4: Approaching the Old Testament
Questions for the day:
Background of Old Testament, including its
Some major theological themes found in the
I can only answer the question, W
Marc Chagall, White Crucifixion (1938)
Introduction to Christianity
What do we mean when we say Christian?
Setting up questions.
How ought we approach the question, What is
Why does this matter?
What is Christianity?
Through the Bible we find there are many different ways of knowing God, culminating in the
life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. The study of Scripture is important to the Christian
The Christian Bible has two parts:
5 The Pentateuch/ Law
God's Eternal Love Never Dies
12 Minor Prophets
Having Jesus Always Offers Joy
1 & 2 Samuel
1 & 2 Kings
1 & 2 Chro
30 September 2015
Gospel Comparison Exercise
The four Gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John) are similar while at the same time different in their
telling of the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. For this exercise,
Major Days/Dates in the Christian Calendar
Advent coming or arrival of Christ Prepares us for the birth of Jesus
Begins on the fourth Sunday before Christmas
o Usually will light an Advent Candle/wreath each Sunday accompanied by special
music (usually Ch
Religion study guide quiz 2
The Old Testament (poetic and wisdom)
Psalms, Proverbs, Job
1/3of old testament is poetic
Psalms, proverbs, all poetic, Solomon
Other books are mostly poetic, book of job
Other books are narrative
Feature of p
Intro to Christianity
Exam #1 Study Sheet
3 Main Approaches to study Religion:
1. Textual - studying the sacred literature of a religion.
2. Historical - the study of the historical evolution of a religion.
3. Doctrinal - the study of the major theologica
In the article The Next Christianity, by Phillip Jenkins, the issue of the great divide in
Christianity is discussed. The division in the article is compared to the protestant reformation in 16 th
century. Also, Jenkins tries to open our eyes
To start right off the bat, I do not believe in God. However, there are many morals and ethics I
live by. In addition, I find values in life outside of religion but they are closely if not the same values
shared in religious practices. As far
At first, preparing for this paper and thinking about spirituality, I was under the impression that
nothing in me has changed from the first personal essay. Coming from my point of view and having no
commitment to a religious affiliation, imm
Intro or conclusion.
But in its variety and vitality, in its global reach, in its association with the world's fastest-growing
societies, in its shifting centers of gravity, in the way its values and practices vary from place to place-in
these and other w
Walter Brueggemann's article entitled, A Personal Reflection Biblical Authority briefly covers
his childhood experience with the bible and religion. Next, Brueggemann in the main body of the
article discusses what he believes are the 6 import
August 29: Read Walter Brueggemanns essay, Biblical Authority
Your essay should respond to the following 2 issues:
Brueggemann identifies 6 facets of biblical interpretation that he considers
important. Briefly explain what he says about each facet.
Final Exam Vocab
Resurrection of Jesus Christ to death of last Apostle. (35ad-90ad)
Patre "father" time of faith and politics struggle, rise of Papacy.
Intense expectation of future coming or arri
Study Guide: Final Exam
The New Testament: Apostolic Period
1. Apostolic Period: The period of the Christian church, regarded as definitive by many, bounded by the resurrection
of Jesus Christ (c. AD 35) and the death of the last apostle (c. AD 9
Common Approaches to Using the Bible
Selectively uses bits and pieces
Does not consider the passages historical and literary context
Uses biblical quotes to try to win an argument
Uses specific passages as Gods will
Allison McGee Ms. Beam Intro to Christianity March 16, 2008
Church Visitation Project I grew up in the same church that my mother did a Southern Baptist church. My father grew up Episcopalian and became Baptist, when he married my mother. One of my