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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 the  early sixties, probably in or around Jerusalem. However, only the  most conservative...
(warning: this is a little bizarre) this is a little  lengthy, but interesting    Judas has an interesting bio and connections with the future  Antichrist (the Beast).    Joh 6:70 Jesus answered them, Have not I chosen you twelve, and one  of you is a devil? -that's a strange accusation...
 The sacrament of holy orders is conferred in three ranks of clergy:  bishops, priests, and deacons.   Bishops (episcopoi) have the care of multiple congregations and  appoint, ordain, and discipline priests and deacons. They sometimes  appear to be called "evangelists" in the New Testament....
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.
Ephesians 1:1 is a greeting from Paul to the church and saints in  Ephesus. Paul calls them "faithful in Christ Jesus" in this verse.
Following Jesus means that you believe in him heartily and accept  that you are a sinner, and sharing his mission means you spread the  good news
The writers - James Dearness Hogarth, Sacha Skarbek and James  Blount....
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.
Psalms is the most-read book of the Bible and it's the one Jesus  quotes most often.
Some scholars have dated Jesus' ministry beginning in 27 AD and  ending 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, and  heard a voice saying to him, "Saul, Saul, why are you  persecuting Me?" 5 And he said, "Who are You, Lord?" Then  the Lord said, "I am Jesus, whom you are  persecuting. It is hard for you to kick against the  goads." ...
In Hebrew merciful means רַחוּם In Greek merciful means εύσπλαχνος
Forty days According to Scripture and tradition Christ stayed with  the apostles forty days between His resurrection and Ascension.    Acts 1.3 To whom also he shewed himself alive after his passion, by  many proofs, for forty days appearing to them, and speaking of the  kingdom of God.  ...
With its variants in the King James Version (KJV), Zaccur, Zacher,  Zechariah, Zachariah, that would be 'Zacharias.' In the Hebrew  First 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 apostle  of Jesus Christ and the writer of the Gospel bearing his name. He  was the son of a certain...
The word "Vision" appears 55 times in the KJV. I won't name all the scriptures but I can name a few. Daniel 9:24Habakkuk 2:2,3Acts 16:9,10Isaiah 1:1Genesis 15:1Daniel 7:2Daniel 8:2Mathew 17:9Revelation 9:17Numbers 12:6Hope this helped.
It was originally written in Hebrew.
This question does not belong in the "New Testament" category as  there 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.
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...
No. The breath of life is what God did to Adam to cause him to  become a living thing. The Holy Spirit is considered to be the  divine aspect of prophecy and wisdom. The divine force, quality and  influence of the Most High God. This is Judaism's take on Holy  Spirit. Christians consider The...
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 in the...
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...
As far as any music being allowed at a civil wedding, you can have  any music you want- so long as everyone in the wedding party agrees  and there is not a noise ordinance banning music over a certain  decible level. You could have the heaviest metal band music if you  desire.
in the old times, water, wine. The drink of the Romans during Jesus's time was beer.
10 Jesus called together his twelve disciples. He gave them the  power to force out evil spirits and to heal every kind of disease  and sickness. 2 The first of the twelve apostles was Simon, better  known as Peter. His brother Andrew was an apostle, and so were  James and John, the two sons of...
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 in  Matthew 1:23 Behold ...shall call his name Emmanuel, which being  interpreted is, God is with us. According to some theologians this  word, Emmanuel is a title,...
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...
Jesus Christ loved Peter. So much so, that despite his apostasy and  denial of Him, He forgave Him and made him the first pope of His  Church. Christ loved all the 12 apostles, but one, Judas Iscariat  decided to betray HIm for 30 pieces of silver, and hence lost his  apostleship. Later, the...
Jesus brought as closer to the Father and open the way to the Holy  Spirit to be given to His followers, thus conquering over Satan,  evil and death . Every individual in this world can believe and  follow him and change his life and gain salvation, which is given  freely. This gave hope, life...
No one. The road to Damascus is where Saul of Tarsus was said to  have converted to Christianity after a supposed vision of Jesus. He  was then known as Paul. He then wrested control of founding  Christianity's Simon Peter, whom Jesus had personally appointed.
In John 4:12 Jesus asks "Are you greater than our father Jacob..."  Jesus was talking to the Samaritan woman at the well. She was  amazed that anyone would allow a Samaritan to drink from this well  as they were not liked by other Jews. Jesus told the Samaritan  woman he could give her a drink...
  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.
Mary did not tell Joseph about the angel. An angel of the Lord told  Joseph 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   *...
The Sea of Galilee(Lake Kinneret) lies in the Northern District of  Israel. It is fed by the Jorden river and several underground  springs. Lake Kinneret is about 33 miles long and 8 miles wide. It  does not have storms any more than average lakes. However, since it  sits in a valley, the lake...
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...
Jesus predicted and provided 1:1-4:13Jesus preaching and practicing the Grace of God.4:14-9:50Jesus pressing toward the Performance of His Passion9:51-22:71Jesus pouring out the Passion of His Heart 23Jesus' Profession Perfected 24
It was one and the same. Saul had the experience and vision. whenhe came to his name was changed to Paul.
Jesus was 40 days old when he was presented at the temple in  Jerusalem.
Jesus' death on the cross was the reason for the first Good Friday.
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There is no actual proof of Simon Peter's death written anywhere  that is reliable.
As it pertains to what?
John mark was likely a teenager when Jesus was preaching. His  mother is said to have been a follower of Jesus. After Jesus'  death, Mark travelled with Peter, and as he spoke fluent Greek  acted as Peter's interpreter. Mark also travelled with Paul of  Tarsus. Acts 12:12 gives us part of this...
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.  
  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...
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 does  not have to be long and drawn out, but short and simple. Since God  is supposed to be omnipotent and omnipresent, He already knows the  details 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.
The Old Testament is important to the jewish people as they are  looking for their messiah to end wars, famine, prejudice, and to  set up a utopian world.
Nothing in canonized scripture names the magi; there were probably  far more than three.
he chose the twelve apostles to share his mission with.
he chose the twelve apostles to share his mission with.  
  Herod became king of Judea in 37 BCE, when he conquered Jerusalem at the head of a Roman army. So it would be consistent with Matthew's Gospel for Jesus to be born any time between 37 and April 4 BCE, when Herod died. Since Augustus became emperor of Rome in 31 BCE, it would also be consistent...
They are the traditional authors of the four gospels, the first 4 books of the New Testament, and their book is named after tham.
Through His Own Public Ministry, Our Lord Gained thousands of followers, & He Chose 12 specific men to preach His Gospel.
NO. You must ask Jesus Christ to come into your hear and forgive  you of your sins.
No. Once a person is dead, that's it. According to Christianity, A  person must commit to God by avering Jesus as their savior, that  they are sinners, and to ask God, through Jesus to forgive them of  their sins. If one follows a religion it would be best to pray for  someone before they die,...
That faith and magic are paramount in Christianity, over logic and  reason.
The alleged leader of the revolt was believed to be Charles  Deslondes. He was a mulatto slave driver owned by another  plantation other than the Andry plantation where the revolt  originated.
  No. The gospels say that John the Baptist baptised Jesus. The first-century Jewish historian Josephus says that John was executed in 35 CE, which is long before any of the New Testament books were written. The author of the Book of Revelations is commonly known as "John of Patmos" because of...
  Reap is a verb, it means to cut the stems of wheat with a knife during the process of harvesting a crop.
Galatians 5:22- The fruitage of the spirit is love, joy, peace,  patience, kindness, goodness, faith,  mildness, self-control.
  One answer is that we don't know for sure. There were millions of people crucified by the Romans. Crassus lined the "Appian Way" with crucifixions for miles during one slave revolt. The idea that only one method was used in millions of different crucifixions obviously isn't likely. From...
On the night of Pentecost 33 C.E. Jesus and his eleven faithful  apostles retired to the garden of Gethsemane where he took James,  John and Peter and requested that they keep watch while he prayed.  The apostles, unable to stay awake because of the day's events were  caught unawares as an armed...
Nothing is written about Saul of Tarsus, also known as the Apostle  Paul.
No, just as the Bible or any other "Holy" book should not be taken  literally.
No. That comes from a book written in the 1960's called Love Story  which was made into a movie. The cheesy line from the movie is:  Love means never to have to say you're sorry.
Quite a bit actually: 'feet' are mentioned 256 times in the Bible and 'foot' 95 times, you have to be more spicific to get a proper answer.
God actaully say 'I have made you Adam in my image. I made you like this because i am incredibly good looking. Now go to my secret sex chamber' Genisis 1
The song "Revolution" was written by John Lennon in 1968. The  Beatles recorded a couple variations of the song.
I think it means that God's kingdom (Heaven) will come (To earth).  Thy will be done as it is in Heaven means that the will of God will  be done on earth just like Heaven. Meaning when Heaven comes all of  earth will obey God and it will be as good as Heaven, it will be  perfect. Jesus prayed...
365 times and theirs 365days in a year
Paul taught mostly to Gentiles. Peter was shown in a vision from God that the Gospel was for all men.
Matthias was elected to replace Judas Iscariot; see Acts 1: 12-26.
He, like many of the young people today who want to leave home and find their own way, realize that they had it pretty good at home. The young man from the prodical son story had been reduced to eating the same food as the pigs that he was feeding. He knew that if he went home, even as a worker, he...