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New Testament

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The New Testament is the portion of the Bible that was written after the events of Jesus Christ. It is composed of 27 books, typically named after the author or the person it was addressed to.
291 times. Genesis 16:7 The angel of the LORD found Hagar near a spring in the desert; it was the spring that is beside the road to Shur. Genesis 16:6-8 (in Context) Genesis 16 (Whole Chapter) Genesis 16:9 Then the angel of the LORD told her, "Go back to your mistress and submit to her." Genesis...
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A: We can not really say where the Epistle of James was written.Tradition holds that it was written by James the brother of Jesus,in which case it must have been written before his death in theearly sixties, probably in or around Jerusalem. However, only themost conservative scholars continue to...
(warning: this is a little bizarre) this is a littlelengthy, but interesting Judas has an interesting bio and connections with the futureAntichrist (the Beast). Joh 6:70 Jesus answered them, Have not I chosen you twelve, and oneof you is a devil ? -that's a strange accusation Joh 6:71 He spake...
The name Jesus (I‧e‧sous′ in Greek) (Jeshua or Jehoshua in Hebrew), was not unusual back in the Bible times, and many were named that at the time(Luke 3:29). That's why it was important to add further identification, saying, "Jesus the Nazarene ." (Mark 10:47; Acts 2:22) or Jesus...
The sacrament of holy orders is conferred in three ranks of clergy:bishops, priests, and deacons. Bishops (episcopoi) have the care of multiple congregations andappoint, ordain, and discipline priests and deacons. They sometimesappear to be called "evangelists" in the New Testament. Examples...
Jesus is believed to be the son of God by Christians, prophet of Allah by Muslims, and a false Messiah by the Jews.
John ate locust and wild honey and he wore a sheepskin gown. He told people to repent and be baptised.
When you are young, God blesses you with physical strength, not tobe used in unproductive living. But rather using your God givenstrength to be a good worker, love your parents as you help them tothe best of your ability. Forsake riotous living, and enjoy whatGod gives your strength for. Such as...
Ephesians 1:1 is a greeting from Paul to the church and saints inEphesus. Paul calls them "faithful in Christ Jesus" in this verse.
Greek was the language of the eastern parts of the Roman Empire, with the exception of the Palestinian Jews, who steadfastly stayed with Aramaic, the lingua franc a of the old Persian Empire. All the New Testament authors were Greek speakers and they wrote for a Greek-speaking audience. Even Paul...
Following Jesus means that you believe in him heartily and acceptthat you are a sinner, and sharing his mission means you spread thegood news
if you mean that Matthew walked on the water with Jesus, it's no. peter is the one who walked with Jesus. but wherever Jesus travels, the apostles also travel and Matthew is one of it.
Presuming you mean the three broad categories under which temptations fall, they are, ". ..the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life... " ( 1 John 2:16 ).
Psalms is the most-read book of the Bible and it's the one Jesusquotes most often.
Some scholars have dated Jesus' ministry beginning in 27 AD andending in 31 AD. The Good Samaritan parable was during these dates.
Some see a reference to Jesus in Zechariah 13:7, " Awake, O sword, against my shepherd, and against the man that is my fellow, saith the LORD of hosts: smite the shepherd, and the sheep shall be scattered: and I will turn mine hand upon the little ones ." They say that when Zechariah spoke of a...
David Answer: Acts 9:4, 5 - Then he fell to the ground, andheard a voice saying to him, "Saul, Saul, why are youpersecuting Me?" 5 And he said, "Who are You, Lord?" Thenthe Lord said, " I am Jesus, whom you arepersecuting. It is hard for you to kick against thegoads." [NKJV]
In Hebrew merciful means רַחוּם In Greek merciful means εύσπλαχνος
Forty days According to Scripture and tradition Christ stayed withthe apostles forty days between His resurrection and Ascension. Acts 1.3 To whom also he shewed himself alive after his passion, bymany proofs, for forty days appearing to them, and speaking of thekingdom of God. According to ...
John was a disciple of Jesus. As time went on Jesus, changed John's name to Mark. Just as he did with Simon of Jonas; He change his name to Peter.
With its variants in the King James Version (KJV), Zaccur, Zacher,Zechariah, Zachariah, that would be 'Zacharias.' In the HebrewFirst Covenant Scriptures (Tanakh) that name is simply 'ZekharYah';and in the Aramaic Renewed Covenant Scriptures (Brith Kadasha),'ZakharYah.'
Paul went on three missionary journeys. For the route one, Paul, Barnabas and John Mark sailed from Seleucia, the seaport of Antioch, across to Cyprus. They proceeded up the river Cestrus to Perga (Ac 13:13), where John Mark deserted the work and returned to Jerusalem. The two then proceeded passing...
It teaches unconditional giving or Love. The more we give, the more we 'receive' but we must not expect to receive. The giving in fact becomes the receiving.
That every person is your neighbor whether they are like you or not and you need to help them and show love to them.
Matthew was a "Tax Collector" See Below for more: (Mat′thew) [probably a shortened form of the Heb.Mattithiah, meaning "Gift of Jehovah"]. A Jew, otherwise known as Levi, who became an apostleof Jesus Christ and the writer of the Gospel bearing his name. Hewas the son of a certain Alphaeus...
Isaiah was the considered the first prophet and he was the one wholeft us with the prophecy of the coming and crucifixion of Jesus sobasically his whole book was a summary of the entire Bible. Isaiahis far from a "miniature". His preaching saved Jerusalem fromdestruction! As a matter of fact, the...
The word "Vision" appears 55 times in the KJV. I won't name all the scriptures but I can name a few. Daniel 9:24 Habakkuk 2:2,3 Acts 16:9,10 Isaiah 1:1 Genesis 15:1 Daniel 7:2 Daniel 8:2 Mathew 17:9 Revelation 9:17 Numbers 12:6 Hope this helped.
It was originally written in Hebrew.
This question does not belong in the "New Testament" category asthere is no-one in the Bible called 'Penelope'. : try Greek myths
Protestants use a Bible with 39 books in the Old Testament.
While still in Bethleham, after the birth of Jesus, Joseph had a dream. He was instructed to take the mother and child into Egypt to avoid King Harrod's soldiers who were sent to kill all male children under the age of two.
Haiti, Darfur, Afganastan... Answer: Abraham Maslow set up a hierarchic theory of needs. This was a hierarchy of five levels of basic needs which are summarized as: . Survival Needs: Food, shelter, warmth, medical care . Safety Needs: The need for security . Social Need: A need for love,...
several people: A Pharisee Luke 7:36 Luke 14: unnamed host,etal
Jesus Christ or Christ means that Jesus is the Christ, the Anointed one, the Messiah, the Son of God. It means that Jesus is more than just a man, He is God Almighty in Human form. It also means that the Roman Cesar was just an ordinary man and that the Cesar (Tiberius at the time) would have to bow...
By doing what the bible says and putting it into practice. (Luke 6)
No. The breath of life is what God did to Adam to cause him tobecome a living thing. The Holy Spirit is considered to be thedivine aspect of prophecy and wisdom. The divine force, quality andinfluence of the Most High God. This is Judaism's take on HolySpirit. Christians consider The Holy Spirit...
Paul had not yet visited Rome when he wrote the epistle to the Romans . Romans 1:9, 10 - For God is my witness, whom I serve with my spirit in the gospel of His Son, that without ceasing I make mention of you always in my prayers, making request if, by some means, now at last I may find a way...
It depends upon which James you mean. James , the brother of Jesus was not one of the original 12 disciples, but he did go on to become one of the leaders in the early Church and tradition has it that he took Christianity to Spain and is buried in Santiago de Compostela in the north west of the...
St. Jude was one of the 12 apostles. He was the son of Cleophas, who died a martyr, and Mary who stood at the foot of the Cross with the Blessed Virgin, and who anointed Christ's body after death. He is the brother of Saint James the Lesser and a nephew of Mary and Joseph which made him a blood...
Answer The magi only appear in Matthew's Gospel.
As far as any music being allowed at a civil wedding, you can haveany music you want- so long as everyone in the wedding party agreesand there is not a noise ordinance banning music over a certaindecible level. You could have the heaviest metal band music if youdesire.
in the old times, water, wine. The drink of the Romans during Jesus's time was beer.
"Jesus the Nazarene′ the King of the Jews." John 19:19
10 Jesus called together his twelve disciples. He gave them thepower to force out evil spirits and to heal every kind of diseaseand sickness. 2 The first of the twelve apostles was Simon, betterknown as Peter. His brother Andrew was an apostle, and so wereJames and John, the two sons of Zebedee. 3...
This encounter took place at the gates of a city called Nain . See Luke 7:11-17 .
Twice. Once in Isaiah : 7:14 Behold a young woman shall conceive,and bear a son, and shall call him Immanuel (Emmanuel). And once inMatthew 1:23 Behold ...shall call his name Emmanuel, which beinginterpreted is, God is with us. According to some theologians thisword, Emmanuel is a title, and not a...
Caesar Augustus was the leader of the Roman Empire, which included many small countries. There were several kings named Herod. Herod Archelaus was king of Judea but was still under the authority of the Romans. Sort of like a person born now in California--in the time of President Obama but also the...
There are fourteen thousand, nine hundred and forty-nine words inthe King James Version Gospel of Saint Mark. These are divided intosix hundred and seventy-eight verses across sixteen chapters.
Jesus chose the average everyday believer right in their own world or lifestyle. Many of the disciples were fisherman. He did not pick the elite or the rabinnical educated or the Pharisees who thought they knew everything when they knew nothing of God in reality. He chose the everyday man so they...
Jesus Christ loved Peter. So much so, that despite his apostasy anddenial of Him, He forgave Him and made him the first pope of HisChurch. Christ loved all the 12 apostles, but one, Judas Iscariatdecided to betray HIm for 30 pieces of silver, and hence lost hisapostleship. Later, the Church picked...
1 Thessalonians is believed to be the first epistle written by Paul, although some scholars doubt whether it was really written by Paul, but instead written some time after his death, using his name. The next epistle was probably Galatians. He then wrote his letters to the Corinthians. These...
Jesus brought as closer to the Father and open the way to the HolySpirit to be given to His followers, thus conquering over Satan,evil and death . Every individual in this world can believe andfollow him and change his life and gain salvation, which is givenfreely. This gave hope, life and joy to...
No one. The road to Damascus is where Saul of Tarsus was said tohave converted to Christianity after a supposed vision of Jesus. Hewas then known as Paul. He then wrested control of foundingChristianity's Simon Peter, whom Jesus had personally appointed.
No. Across the history of the early Church and in the Middle Ages, there was an increasing expectation of more spectacular and even bizarre miracles. In the early years, dramatic and fanciful miracles were attributed to saints. The Catholic Church has moderated its teachings on miracles somewhat,...
Jesus died on Passover, Nisan 14, was resurrected to earth on Nisan 16, and remained 40 days before his ascension to heaven. Just before he ascended to heaven, he promised he would send the Holy Spirit . ( Acts 1:1-9) With this new ability, provided by the Holy Spirit, they were to preach to the...
In John 4:12 Jesus asks "Are you greater than our father Jacob..."Jesus was talking to the Samaritan woman at the well. She wasamazed that anyone would allow a Samaritan to drink from this wellas they were not liked by other Jews. Jesus told the Samaritanwoman he could give her a drink that she...
This story is not in the gospels. It was the author of 1 Peter who wrote of Jesus going down to preach to the prisoners in hell, at verse 3:18-19.
Jesus gave His apostles the authority, to preach all around the world. Jesus did this by sending them the Holy Spirit. After Jesus' death, the apostles were afraid to be killed, so they stayed in a small home. One day the Holy Spirit appeared in the form of tongues on fire. After this, all twelve...
Mary did not tell Joseph about the angel. An angel of the Lord toldJoseph abbout Mary's supposed divine pregnancy in Matthew 1:20.
Jesus did many more than ten things as recorded in the synoptic Gospels. Here are some of His main activities. During his life on earth, Jesus: . was tempted by the Devil . asked for and was baptized by John the Baptist . called a group of twelve disciples to follow Him . healed the sick,...
The Sea of Galilee(Lake Kinneret) lies in the Northern District ofIsrael. It is fed by the Jorden river and several undergroundsprings. Lake Kinneret is about 33 miles long and 8 miles wide. Itdoes not have storms any more than average lakes. However, since itsits in a valley, the lake can be prone...
It depends what good and bad things they've done in life!But if you are thinking of commiting suicide don't!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
They are: greed, lust, envy, gluttony, wrath, sloth, and pride.
A: Elijah and Moses were at the Transfiguration to show their approval of the mission of Jesus and point to him as their true successor. The baptism of Jesus, his forty days in the wilderness, the voices of God from heaven and the appearance of Moses and Elijah at the Transfiguration all point to...
There is no such word in scripture as suicide. Suicide is self murder. But to my understanding we cannot condem anyone who commits suicide, for no one fully understands the mind of one who does so. God will judge each on its own merits.
Jesus predicted and provided 1:1-4:13 Jesus preaching and practicing the Grace of God.4:14-9:50 Jesus pressing toward the Performance of His Passion9:51-22:71 Jesus pouring out the Passion of His Heart 23 Jesus' Profession Perfected 24
It was one and the same. Saul had the experience and vision. whenhe came to his name was changed to Paul.
The book of Galatians is divided into six chapters.
Jesus was 40 days old when he was presented at the temple inJerusalem.
Both the shepherds and wise men were there in both the gospels.
Jesus' death on the cross was the reason for the first Good Friday.
There is no actual proof of Simon Peter's death written anywherethat is reliable.
As it pertains to what?
It didn't have a name as such as it was the only Temple used by the Jewish nation. The Temple at Jerusalem was not like a synagogue or what we would consider a place of worship today. Although synagigues were common in Jesus' day, these were simply small buildings where Jews would meet to hear...
John mark was likely a teenager when Jesus was preaching. Hismother is said to have been a follower of Jesus. After Jesus'death, Mark travelled with Peter, and as he spoke fluent Greekacted as Peter's interpreter. Mark also travelled with Paul ofTarsus. Acts 12:12 gives us part of this information.
messiah means "savior" so people project jesus as the savior. but they expect to have a political savior to save them from the roman empire just as moses did in egypt. \n
Jesus said to Love One Another As You Love Yourself! . A New Testament perspective: Matthew 22:37-40 - Jesus said to him, " 'You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.' This is the first and great commandment. And the second is like it:...
Answer 1 Because nobody believed in him anymore. Just like Ra. Ra was an Egyptian sun god who was worshiped way back around 2400BC. Ra is no longer "alive" since there is no one left to believein him. You see, since gods are not real, the only way for them to "live"is through belief. When you...
This is Jesus' way of instructing people how to pray. Prayer doesnot have to be long and drawn out, but short and simple. Since Godis supposed to be omnipotent and omnipresent, He already knows thedetails of one's prayer requests.
Their names were common names for the time period. Example: Jude,Judas, Jesus are all variations of the same name.
We do not know for certain that any disciple was 'wealthy'. We know that Simon (Peter) and his brother Andrew were fishermen, and James and John were sons of Zebedee who was also a fisherman, so these certainly weren't wealthy. We know that Judas Iscariot, who betrayed Jesus, was the 'treasurer'...
Yes, as a matter of fact, the number of seventy is brought up numerous times throughout the whole text of the Old and New testament. For a list of scriptures in which it is found in the King James translation of the Bible, visit: http://scriptures.lds.org/en/search?type=words&last=seventy&help=...
There are three reasons that Israel is called God's chosen people: 1) because they were chosen by God to be the nation through which the promised Messiah would come to save mankind. They were given special status as the descendants of Abraham, because Abraham belived God's promise that he...
The Old Testament is important to the jewish people as they arelooking for their messiah to end wars, famine, prejudice, and toset up a utopian world.
Nothing in canonized scripture names the magi; there were probablyfar more than three.