LeavenAny agent used to make dough rise. This can be yeast but can also be fermented dough from a previous batch.
Literary criticismCritical study of a Biblical text as a work of literature, considering its style, structure and distinctive language and literary forms.
Particular different kinds of writing. The reader must be aware of the type of writing or literary form being used when reading the Bible, eg, creation myths, letters, poetry, song, allegory, satire, parable etcetera, in order to understand what meaning the writer intended to express.
From Greek for “public work”, it is the set of rituals through which the Church “officially” celebrates Christ’s on-going presence with his people and through which, led by Christ, and empowered by the Holy Spirit, God’s people give glory to God the Father.
Liturgy of the Hours
The Liturgy of the Hours, also known as the Divine Office, is the daily prayer of the Church, marking specific hours each day and sanctifying the day with prayer. It consists of Scripture readings and prayers.
Luke (Gospel of)
The longest of the four Gospels, it is a testimony of faith in the person, life, teachings, death and resurrection of Jesus, directed to a Gentile Christian community in the Roman Empire after 80AD. It appears to be the first of a two- part work with The Acts of the Apostles being its sequel. Luke’s Gospel has journeying as a major theme Like Matthew’s Gospel, Luke’s is thought to draw heavily for much of its content on Mark’s Gospel and a lost source document scholars call Q.For more information please see the Gospel of Luke.
- The Gospel of Matthew
- The Gospel of Mark
- The Proclamation of John the Baptist Mark 1:1-8
- Jesus’ Baptism – Mark 1:9-11
- The Beginning of the Galilean Ministry – Mark 1:14-20
- Jesus heals many at Simon’s House – Mark 1:29-34
- Jesus cleanses a Leper – Mark 1:40-45
- The True Kindred of Jesus – Mark 3:31-35
- The Purpose of Parables – Mark 4:10-20
- The parable of the Growing Seed – Mark 4:26-29
- Jesus stills a storm – Mark 4:35-41
- Jesus Heals the Gerasene Demoniac – Mark 5:1-20
- A Girl Restored to Life & a Woman Healed – Mark 5:21-43
- The Rejection of Jesus at Nazareth – Mark 6:1-6
- The Mission of the Twelve – Mark 6:6b-13
- Jesus walks on the water – Mark 6:45-52
- Feeding Stories – Mark 6:30-44 & Mark 8:1-10
- Jesus cures a deaf man – Mark 7:31-37
- Jesus’ Declaration about Peter – Mark 8:27-30
- The Transfiguration – Mark 9:2-13
- The Healing of a boy with a spirit – Mark 9:14-29
- Who is the Greatest – Mark 9:33-37
- Jesus blesses the little Children – Mark 10:13-16
- The Rich Man – Mark 10:17-31
- The Request of James and John – Mark 10:35-45
- The First Commandment – Mark 12:28-24
- The Widow’s offering – Mark 12:41-44
- The Necessity for Watchfulness – Mark 13:32-37
- The Resurrection of Jesus – Mark 16:1-8
- The Gospel of Luke
- The Birth of Jesus – Luke 2:1-21
- The Boy Jesus in the Temple – Luke 2:41-52
- The Beginning of the Galilean Ministry & The Rejection of Jesus at Nazareth – Luke 4:14-30
- Jesus teaches and heals – Luke 6:17-26
- The Parable of the Good Samaritan – Luke 10:25-37
- The Lord’s Prayer – Luke 11:1-13
- The Parable of the Prodigal and his Brother – Luke 15:11-32
- Jesus Cleanses Ten Lepers – Luke 17:11-19
- The Road to Emmaus – Luke 24:13-35
- The Coming of the Holy Spirit – Acts 2:1-12
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