201130 Summer 2011 BIBL 104-B20 LUO
July 8, 2011
Summary of the books of the New Testament
The book of Matthew was a very important asset to the New Testament because Matthew himself was one of the 12 apostles of Jesus Christ. It explains how Jesus is a descendant of King David. Later Jesus was baptized and then he was tempted by Satan to do the wrong things. He then fasted for 40days to build his strength against Satan. Jesus became stronger and went to Galilee. In Galilee he told his apostles to go and teach on, “adultery, divorce, giving, prayer, judging, worry, treasures in Heaven and warnings to people.” Matthew and the other 11 apostles were the followers of Jesus during his humanly travel across Jerusalem. When Matthew had come to Jesus he was a Jewish tax collector. Nonetheless, he chose to leave his profession and follow Jesus Christ. However, we also have to keep in mind that every apostle played a very pertinent role in the life and death of Jesus Christ. In (Matthew21:1) it talks about how the triumphal entry by Jesus into Jerusalem on the back of a donkey and ends in the trial and crucifixion of Jesus on the cross as a sacrifice for all the sin in the world. (Mark)
The illustrations of Mark were filled with explanations on Jesus and his walk through life. He also had to endure his own temptations of Satan while traveling through Galilee with his 12 apostles. Jesus performed many miracles during this time. He also had to endure many test and trials. Miracles such as: healing the sick, giving sight to the blind, feeding the hungry, helping the man possessed with an evil spirit, tending to crowds of sick people, there was a man with leprosy, helping the poor, etc… Nonetheless, the most important miracle of all was the suffering of Jesus and his death. The book consistently explains the power of God and how God released his power through Jesus Christ. In Mark15:39 the Roman soldier, was the first person who saw Jesus die on the...
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