Time <ul><li>History is full of men who have clamed to be God </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Can you name a few? </li></ul></ul><ul...
Jesus <ul><li>Who was Jesus Historically? </li></ul><ul><li>How do we know Jesus Existed? </li></ul><ul><li>Why Jesus? </l...
Had the biggest impact on history more than any other man <ul><li>Jesus of History </li></ul>
3 Things That Separate Christ <ul><li>First has was expected </li></ul><ul><li>He struck history with such an impact he sp...
Infancy Narratives <ul><li>to understand the awesomeness of the incarnation Jesus’ birth is only in 2 Gospels </li></ul><u...
Love and Marriage <ul><li>Mary was found with a child from the Holy Sprit </li></ul><ul><li>Luke </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gab...
Salvation History <ul><li>God’s plan to save us  </li></ul><ul><li>Jesus is human and divine </li></ul>
Incarnation <ul><li>God becoming flesh </li></ul><ul><li>Messiah must be:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>male, born of a virgin, m...
Worthy <ul><li>Jesus is able to balance or pay for our sins </li></ul><ul><li>From the beginning of time, God had a plan a...
Jesus takes responsibility for the sins of the world <ul><li>Only a perfect human could be the sacrificial lamb for us.  <...
Matthew <ul><li>Holy Spirit came to Joseph </li></ul><ul><li>Magi saw star to see the Messiah </li></ul><ul><li>Herod trie...
The magi <ul><li>The wise men </li></ul><ul><li>Magi shows he is the King of all people   </li></ul>
  Parables <ul><li>Short story to prove a point told by Jesus; extended metaphors </li></ul><ul><li>Jesus doesn’t give a d...
Do two things <ul><li>Mirrors & Windows </li></ul><ul><li>Mirrors: reflect yourself </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(wise and foolis...
Miracles of Jesus <ul><li>4 Categories </li></ul>
4 Categories <ul><ul><li>Raising people from the dead </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>John 11:17-44 </li></ul></ul></ul>
4 Categories <ul><ul><li>Physical Healing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Matthew 9:1-7 </li></ul></ul></ul>
4 Categories <ul><ul><li>Exorcism </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Luke 4:31-37 </li></ul></ul></ul>
4 Categories <ul><ul><li>Nature </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mark 4:33-41 </li></ul></ul></ul>
Ultimate Sacrifice
Jesus on the Cross <ul><li>Proof </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Proof of faith </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Disciples believed that c...
Resurrection <ul><li>Concurred Death </li></ul><ul><li>Gave us new life </li></ul><ul><li>Made all things NEW again </li><...
How do we know Jesus existed? (Historically)
Tacitus <ul><li>(pagan testimony) </li></ul><ul><li>Quoted “People were generally persuaded in the faith of the ancient pr...
Flavious Josephus: Jewish Historical <ul><li>Non believer of Christ </li></ul><ul><li>Speaks of him in a writing so one co...
Babylonian Talmud <ul><ul><li>Commentary on Jewish law </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3rd century </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>M...
Suetonius (120 CE) <ul><li>The Roman historian and lawyer compiled biographies of several Roman emperors </li></ul><ul><li...
For Christians <ul><li>Scripture is our record of Jesus and his life </li></ul>
Scripture   <ul><li>Is Both </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Inspired </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Written </li></ul></ul>
Study of the Bible involves   <ul><li>History </li></ul><ul><li>Literature </li></ul><ul><li>Theology  </li></ul><ul><li>C...
Holy Spirit <ul><li>Guided the Authors </li></ul><ul><li>God wants us to write it </li></ul><ul><li>It is related to   GOD...
The Study of  The Holy Scriptures <ul><ul><ul><li>What connections Do we see between Jesus Christ, The Scriptures and Trut...
Eyewitness of Jesus <ul><li>Had to Keep the Stories of Jesus alive!!! </li></ul><ul><li>The only way to keep them alive is...
Why Jesus?
Faith
Hope
Love
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Unit I Chris And Culture Intro

  1. 2. Time <ul><li>History is full of men who have clamed to be God </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Can you name a few? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Each has a right to be heard </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Two test to give them substance; Reason and History </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reason because everyone had it, even without Faith </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>History because everyone lives in it and should know something a bout it </li></ul></ul></ul>
  2. 3. Jesus <ul><li>Who was Jesus Historically? </li></ul><ul><li>How do we know Jesus Existed? </li></ul><ul><li>Why Jesus? </li></ul>
  3. 4. Had the biggest impact on history more than any other man <ul><li>Jesus of History </li></ul>
  4. 5. 3 Things That Separate Christ <ul><li>First has was expected </li></ul><ul><li>He struck history with such an impact he split it in two. </li></ul><ul><li>Everyone else came into this work to live he came into the world to die. </li></ul>
  5. 6. Infancy Narratives <ul><li>to understand the awesomeness of the incarnation Jesus’ birth is only in 2 Gospels </li></ul><ul><li>Account different </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Matthew Chapter 1 says Jesus was born in a house (2: 1-12) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Luke says in a manger (2:1-20) </li></ul></ul>
  6. 7. Love and Marriage <ul><li>Mary was found with a child from the Holy Sprit </li></ul><ul><li>Luke </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gabriel goes to Mary </li></ul></ul>
  7. 8. Salvation History <ul><li>God’s plan to save us </li></ul><ul><li>Jesus is human and divine </li></ul>
  8. 9. Incarnation <ul><li>God becoming flesh </li></ul><ul><li>Messiah must be: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>male, born of a virgin, must be from King David </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Jesus came into the world for one purpose: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>to save us by death and resurrection </li></ul></ul>
  9. 10. Worthy <ul><li>Jesus is able to balance or pay for our sins </li></ul><ul><li>From the beginning of time, God had a plan already to save us. </li></ul><ul><li>Jesus is part of his plan because he chose to be . </li></ul>
  10. 11. Jesus takes responsibility for the sins of the world <ul><li>Only a perfect human could be the sacrificial lamb for us. </li></ul>
  11. 12. Matthew <ul><li>Holy Spirit came to Joseph </li></ul><ul><li>Magi saw star to see the Messiah </li></ul><ul><li>Herod tries to kill the Prophetical Messiah </li></ul>
  12. 13. The magi <ul><li>The wise men </li></ul><ul><li>Magi shows he is the King of all people </li></ul>
  13. 14.   Parables <ul><li>Short story to prove a point told by Jesus; extended metaphors </li></ul><ul><li>Jesus doesn’t give a direct answer when asked a question </li></ul>
  14. 15. Do two things <ul><li>Mirrors & Windows </li></ul><ul><li>Mirrors: reflect yourself </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(wise and foolish builders; Lk 6: 47-49) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Windows: see through God and Heaven </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(Mk. 4: 30-34) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>King of Heaven is like a mustard seed that becomes a huge tree to provide shelter for all </li></ul></ul>
  15. 16. Miracles of Jesus <ul><li>4 Categories </li></ul>
  16. 17. 4 Categories <ul><ul><li>Raising people from the dead </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>John 11:17-44 </li></ul></ul></ul>
  17. 18. 4 Categories <ul><ul><li>Physical Healing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Matthew 9:1-7 </li></ul></ul></ul>
  18. 19. 4 Categories <ul><ul><li>Exorcism </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Luke 4:31-37 </li></ul></ul></ul>
  19. 20. 4 Categories <ul><ul><li>Nature </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mark 4:33-41 </li></ul></ul></ul>
  20. 21. Ultimate Sacrifice
  21. 22. Jesus on the Cross <ul><li>Proof </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Proof of faith </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Disciples believed that could do it </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>They could </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>THEY DID </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  22. 23. Resurrection <ul><li>Concurred Death </li></ul><ul><li>Gave us new life </li></ul><ul><li>Made all things NEW again </li></ul>
  23. 24. How do we know Jesus existed? (Historically)
  24. 25. Tacitus <ul><li>(pagan testimony) </li></ul><ul><li>Quoted “People were generally persuaded in the faith of the ancient prophecies, the east was to prevail, and that from Judea was to come the master and rules of the world.”Famous writing Annals in 115 AD </li></ul><ul><li>Fire broke out in Roman under Nero </li></ul><ul><li>To suppress the rumor that that he started the fire he blames the Christians </li></ul><ul><li>Speaks in the writings about Jesus being crucified under Pontius Pilate </li></ul><ul><ul><li>He had to check the record </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tacitus verified that Jesus’ public life took place during Emperor Tiberius’s reign </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Luke 3:1-2 </li></ul></ul>
  25. 26. Flavious Josephus: Jewish Historical <ul><li>Non believer of Christ </li></ul><ul><li>Speaks of him in a writing so one could infer it must have been a historical point </li></ul><ul><li>Was originally taking a bout a disturbance caused by the Jews. Speaks of the crucifixion and resurrection of Christ </li></ul><ul><li>Only problem is was it true or just myth handed down </li></ul>
  26. 27. Babylonian Talmud <ul><ul><li>Commentary on Jewish law </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3rd century </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mentions Yeshu (jesus) who practiced magic and led Israel away from the Jewish worship. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mentions disciples and that he was hanged on the eve of Passover </li></ul></ul>
  27. 28. Suetonius (120 CE) <ul><li>The Roman historian and lawyer compiled biographies of several Roman emperors </li></ul><ul><li>Talks about the Emperor Claudius </li></ul><ul><li>Says he expelled the Jews from Roman because of riots they were constantly causing “on the instigation of Chrestus” </li></ul><ul><li>Some debate but many historians agree Chrestus to be Christ </li></ul>
  28. 29. For Christians <ul><li>Scripture is our record of Jesus and his life </li></ul>
  29. 30. Scripture <ul><li>Is Both </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Inspired </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Written </li></ul></ul>
  30. 31. Study of the Bible involves <ul><li>History </li></ul><ul><li>Literature </li></ul><ul><li>Theology </li></ul><ul><li>Critical Thinking </li></ul><ul><li>FAITH </li></ul>
  31. 32. Holy Spirit <ul><li>Guided the Authors </li></ul><ul><li>God wants us to write it </li></ul><ul><li>It is related to GOD! </li></ul>
  32. 33. The Study of The Holy Scriptures <ul><ul><ul><li>What connections Do we see between Jesus Christ, The Scriptures and Truth in our lives? </li></ul></ul></ul>
  33. 34. Eyewitness of Jesus <ul><li>Had to Keep the Stories of Jesus alive!!! </li></ul><ul><li>The only way to keep them alive is by writing them down. </li></ul>
  34. 35. Why Jesus?
  35. 36. Faith
  36. 37. Hope
  37. 38. Love

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