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Re ed 2 sy 2012

  1. 1. RELIGIOUS EDUCATION 2:JESUS AND GOD’S REIGN
  2. 2. SALVATION HISTORYGod’s Plan for man - God created man to know, love,serve and be with Him forever. Heshared His life and love to manwhom He created in His image andlikeness.
  3. 3. God revealed Himself in manyways:1. Creation2. Through Israel, the chosen people of God: a)Patriarchs – Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Joseph b)Moses c) Kings d)Prophets
  4. 4. 3. Jesus Christ – the fullness of God’s revelation - “In giving us his Son, his only and definitive Word, God spoke everything to us at once in this sole Word, and he has no more to say.” (St. John of the Cross)4. Private revelations – Magisterium of the Church, Tradition and Sacred Scriptures
  5. 5. 3 Stages in the Formation of the Gospels 1. The Person of Jesus Christ 2. Oral Tradition 3. Written GospelsThe Synoptic Gospels Matthew, Mark, LukeThe Gospel of John
  6. 6. Three Stages in the Formation of the GospelsFirst stage: The Life and Teaching of Jesus -what Jesus, did and taught for our eternalsalvation, while he lived on earth until theday he ascended into heaven.Second Stage: Oral Tradition-After Jesus’ Ascension, the apostles handedon to their hearers what Jesus had said anddone.
  7. 7. Third Stage: The Written Gospels- The sacred authors, in writing the fourGospels, selected certain elements thathad been handed on orally or already inwritten form, others they synthesized orexplained in view of the situation of theirchurches, while preserving the form ofproclamation in such a way that theyhave told us the honest truth aboutJesus.
  8. 8. The timeline that represents the stages of the gospel tradition. 7-30 CE – Life of Jesus 30-120 CE – Oral Tradition 65-100 – Written GospelsPauline Letters – 50-60Mark – 65 – 70 CEMatthew – 70 – 90 CELuke – 80-85 CEJohn – 90-100 CEThomas and Peter – 120 CE
  9. 9. WHO IS JESUS FOR YOU?HOW IS THIS KNOWLEDGE OFHIM INFLUENCED YOUR LIFE?WRITE A PRAYERCOMMITMENT TO JESUS
  10. 10. FULLNESS OF GOD’S REVELATION! THE GREATEST SIGN OF …
  11. 11. FOUR GOSPELS, ONE JESUS: THE SEARCHCONTINUES1 John 1:1-4There are four written gospels: Mark,Matthew, Luke and John. These fourGospels speak of one “gospel” of JesusChrist. They are not biographies of Jesus.They are faith – accounts of the Evangelists,the Gospel-writers, and their community.
  12. 12. The four Gospels corresponds to eachother. Though each Gospel expresses aparticular character of Jesus, the fourgospels converge to give a common pictureof who Jesus is. There may be differentimages of Jesus, but there is one and thesame Jesus. The four gospels all mean toconvey the truth about Jesus and share acommon goal: to tell the Israelites andhumankind that, indeed, the Messiah wasborn in the person of Jesus of Nazareth,that he died and resurrected.
  13. 13. Synoptic Gospels are the gospels ofMatthew, Mark, and Luke. becausethey include many of the same stories,often in the same sequence, and similarwording. The Gospel of John reflects aChristian tradition that is different fromthat of the other gospels. The term synoptic comes from theGreek “syn”, meaning "together", and“optic”, meaning "seen". It also mean"having a common view.“
  14. 14. the Fourth Gospel, is anaccount of the public ministryof Jesus. It begins with thewitness and affirmation byJohn the Baptist and concludeswith the death, burial,Resurrection, andpost-Resurrection appearancesof Jesus.
  15. 15. Gospel of MarkActs 12:12 - “John Mark” - native of Jerusalem - Peter’s companion in his ministry - Feast day: April 25Audience: Christians with Jewish andGentile background
  16. 16. Almost all of the biblical informationabout the earthly ministry of Jesus iscontained in the four gospels Mark,Matthew, Luke and John.The word "Gospel" is a translation intoEnglish of the Greek word "euangelion"which means "good news." Manydozens of gospels were written in thefirst and second century CE;
  17. 17. Importance of the Bible:1. The Bible is inspired2. It gives us the revelation of God. Itenables us to know God and his will3. It is final and definitive. It contains allthat we need to know for our salvation.4. It is sacramental, a visible sign ofGod’s presence, enabling us toencounter him concretely.5. It moves us to live as God wants usto live.
  18. 18. 2 Timothy 3:16 says, “All scripture isinspired by God and is useful forteaching, for refutation, forcorrection, and for training inrighteousness, so that one whobelongs to God may be competent,equipped for every good work.”
  19. 19. 1. The Bible tells us our divine origins andthe purpose of our existence 2. The Bible assures us of God’s providence3. The Bible tells us how to live rightly andguides us in handling the problems ofeveryday life.4. The Bible presents us religious view onthe problem of evil/sin and of death.5. The Bible enables us to encounter JesusChrist, our Savior and Healer and enter apersonal relationship with him.
  20. 20. FULLNESS OF GOD’S REVELATION! THE LAME WALKED, THE BLIND HAVE SEEN, PRISONERS WERE SET FREE…
  21. 21. JESUS IS THE SACRAMENT OF GOD EMMANUEL – GOD WITH US
  22. 22. IF YOUHAVE SEENJESUS YOUHAVE SEENGOD, FORHE IS THESACRAMENT OFGOD!
  23. 23. Mark - the earliest gospel composed in GreekTime Written: 65-70 AD. It was used by bothMatthew and Luke as source in writing theirgospels. Suffering was part of the experience of thepeople. The Markan communityAudience: Gentile (Greek)Jesus - was the Suffering servant, the Son of God
  24. 24. FULLNESS OF GOD’S REVELATION! THE GREATEST SIGN OF …
  25. 25. FULLNESS OF GOD’S REVELATION! THE LAME WALKED, THE BLIND HAVE SEEN, PRISONERS WERE SET FREE…
  26. 26. JESUS IS THE SACRAMENT OF GOD EMMANUEL – GOD WITH US
  27. 27. IF YOUHAVE SEENJESUS YOUHAVE SEENGOD, FORHE IS THESACRAMENT OFGOD!
  28. 28. Jesus Christ: Mission and Person “And you, who do you say that I am?” Simon Peter answered, “You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God!” (Mt. 16:15-16)The center of our Christian Faith is Jesus Christ.Three Popular Filipino images of Christ: 1. Sto. Nino 2. Sacred Heart 3. Nazareno

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