Through the Fifth Gospel - Jerusalem Center for Biblical Studies

Comments

Transcription

Through the Fifth Gospel - Jerusalem Center for Biblical Studies
Through the Fifth Gospel
 
 
 
Pictures from our
childhood like
Sallman s Christ
Pastors sermons
and Teachers
lessons
Personal
experiences and
individual studies
 
Christ of Faith
 
Seen through western eyes
 
Jesus of history
 
Seen through eastern eyes
 
Bargil Pixner: With Jesus through the Galilee
According to the Fifth Gospel
 
To be sure, the History of Salvation
 
The Four Gospels and the Hebrew Scriptures
 
Jerome: the Fifth Gospel
 
Physical geography: the lay of the land.
 
Climate, culture, customs
 
Geo-political relationships
 
Archaeology
 
Jewishness of Jesus
 
 
 
 
Canaan, Israel and Palestine
A land of milk and honey… – Exodus 3:7-8
A land bridge
From Dan to Beersheba… – I Samuel 3:20
 
Rainfall and water
 
Two ways of life
 
Shepherding
 
Farming
 
Three great religions
 
Water illustrates God s activity
 
Israel s life-long test: Yahweh or the baals
 
In G_d we trust
 
 
 
 
Bridge between Europe, Asia and Africa
On the way between the Fertile Crescent and
the land along the Nile River
Desire of the Nations
Conflict in the Bible and the longing for the
Messiah
 
This land is small: size of Vermont
 
250 miles X 75 miles
 
This land is diverse
 
Topography, flora, fauna and climate
 
The world in microcosm
 
Land where Jesus lived and ministered
 
Man of this land and his times
 
The Land is our classroom
 
Pleased to bring the land to you
Bethlehem
Nazareth
Sepphoris
Capernaum
Caesarea Philippi
Jerusalem
 
Small among the
clans
 
Three Kings
 
Shepherds in the field
 
The Glory of the Lord
 
Luke 2:1-7
 
The clan of Joseph
 
No room in the inn
 
Kataluma
 
Matthew s house
 
 
 
 
John 1:43-46
Can anything good
come from
Nazareth?
Small, clannish,
exclusive
The netzor
 
 
 
 
The ornament of
Galilee
Under construction in
first century
Less than four miles
Carpenters or
tek ton
 
 
 
Carpenter or
stonemason
Luke 8:3 – Joanna,
the wife of Herod s
steward Chuza
Hypocrites
 
Mark 1:14:21
 
Relocates to Capernaum
 
Radical turning is one of two turnings
 
Center for Jesus ministry
 
Via Maris
 
Proclaiming the kingdom of God
 
Held power over demons
 
Held power over disease
 
Held power over death
 
Many came for healing
 
Some wanted a bread Messiah
 
Wealthy of Capernaum embraced him
 
Gentiles rejected him, then welcomed him
 
Most turned away because of his hard
sayings
 
With the approaching Passover, Jesus departs
for Caesarea Philippi
 
Safety of Herod Philip s rule
 
Perfect setting for a retreat and the test
 
The final exam
 
Who do men say that I am?
+ John the Baptist
+ Elijah
+ Jeremiah or one of the prophets
Who do you say that I am?
 
Peter: You are the Christ, the Son of the
living God.
 
On this rock, I will build my church
 
The gates of Hades will not overcome it
 
 
 
I will give you the keys to the kingdom of
heaven
Whatever you bind on earth…
Jesus predicts his death
 
Mark 9:2-5
 
Jesus transfiguration
 
 
God s confirmation of
Jesus
On now to Jerusalem
 
Palm Sunday
Maundy Thursday
Good Friday
Easter Day

Similar documents