The Coming of God’sKingdom and Jesus theHealerChapter 9 and 10
Chapter Information The coming of God’s Kingdom was a frequenttheme in Jesus’ preaching. Jesus performed miracles to bring people tofaith and to enhance their lives. The Kingdom of God will not be completeuntil Jesus returns in glory at the end of time.
Chapter Information Jesus’ healing and forgiveness were signs ofthe power of God’s love active in the world. Through Jesus’ miracles of healing andforgiveness, he shared the life and love ofGod with others. John baptized people in the Jordan River as asign of their desire to repent and to changetheir lives.
Chapter Information Jesus taught his disciples about spreadingGod’s Kingdom by giving them theBeatitudes, teachings that describe the wayto live as his disciples. Jesus was baptized at Jordan River by theprophet John. The word beatitude means “blessed” or“happy.”
Chapter Information With the coming of Jesus Christ, God’sKingdom came into the world. Jesus’ healing and forgiveness were specialsigns that he was not only human but divine. In Jesus the disciples could see and feelGod’s power and grace at work.
Chapter Information There were twelve disciples of Jesus whoshared his mission in a special way and wereknown as his Apostles. Jesus was the Anointed One, who had cometo fulfill the words of the prophet Isaiah byliberating people and setting them free fromsickness, hunger, fear, sin, and even death. Jesus teaches us that when we seek hishealing, whether from physical ills, from hurt,or from the suffering caused by sin, we musthave faith.
Chapter Information In proclaiming the Kingdom of God, Jesuswas saying that grace and freedom from sinare offered to everyone. Jesus’ baptism was a sign that he wasbeginning his mission to bring salvation fromsin. By all he said and did, Jesus showed peoplethe power of God’s love active in their lives.
Chapter Information The Lords Prayer or Our Father is a summaryof the entire Gospel. The Kingdom of God is the power of God’slove active in our lives and in our world. The apostles were twelve men with whomJesus chose to share his mission in a specialway.
Chapter Information Through Jesus’ miracles of healing andforgiveness, he shared the life and love ofGod with others. Jesus teaches us that when we seek hishealing, we must have faith. In Jesus’ miracles the disciples witnessedJesus’ power to act in ways that went beyondthe ordinary laws of nature.
Chapter Information Jesus’ disciples were men and women who traveledwith Jesus, witnessed his healings and miracles, andheard his preaching. Jesus’ healing and forgiveness were special signsthat he was not only human but divine. When it was time for Jesus to return to his Father, histwelve apostles would lead and serve the wholecommunity of his disciples.
Chapter Information Jesus’ miracles showed that the Kingdom ofGod had begun. The Apostle Matthew, a tax collector, alsofollowed Jesus’ call. The Sabbath is a day set apart to rest andhonor God. James and John, the sons of Zebedee, werealso called to be Jesus’ Apostles.
Chapter Information The apostles were the twelve of Jesus’disciples who shared his mission in a specialway. While walking to Jesus across the water, asJesus had commanded him, the ApostlePeter became fearful and began to sink butwas saved by Jesus. Jesus’ mission was to usher in the Kingdomof God. He offered freedom from sin and thegift of God’s love to everyone.
Meaning of the Our Father Our Father who art in heaven hallowed be thyname. Meaning- God is present to all who love him.We have become God’s people and he is ourGod. We look forward to being with himforever.
Meaning of the Our Father Thy Kingdom come, thy will be done on earthas it is heaven. We ask God to unite us with the work ofChrist, and to bring about his Kingdom. Wepray to God for the ability to do his will.
Meaning of the Our Father Give is this day our daily bread, and forgiveus our trespasses as we forgive those whotrespass against us. We ask God for everything we need forourselves, and for the world. We use his giftsto work toward his plan of salvation, we askGod to heal us, and we ask for forgivenessfrom others who need it. We follow theexample of Christ and forgive those who havehurt us.
Meaning of the Our Father And lead us not into temptation but deliver usfrom evil. Amen. We pray that God will protect us from all thatcould draw us away from his love. We askhim to guide us to choose good in our lives,and we ask him for the strength to follow hislaw.