A religious group that dedicately followed the written law of the Pentateuch. They disapproved of hope of resurrection because it could not be traced back to the written word in the first five books of the Bible and was interpretation.
SalvationThe restoration of all humanity and all creation by God's action in Jesus Christ through the Holy Spirit.
ScribesScholars of the Torah
Senses of ScriptureDifferent ways in which Scripture can be read often leading to different understandings of Scriptural texts.
A Jewish religious holiday marking the wheat harvest in Exodus 34 and the anniversary of the day God gave the Torah at Mt Sinai.
Source criticismAnalysis that identifies the oral and written source materials of Biblical texts, especially the Gospels.
SynagogueA Jewish place of communal prayer and religious instruction.
Synoptic GospelsThe Gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke, which have similarities in content and style when 'looked at together' (from the Greek, synopsis).
The question of how to explain the similarities and differences among the Synoptic Gospels (Matthew, Mark and Luke). The most accepted view is that the Gospel of Mark was written first and that the authors of Matthew and Luke drew on it and a hypothetical collection of sayings of Jesus known as Q.
- 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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