1. Genealogy of Jesus 1. Jacob was the father of Joseph 2. There were 14 generations in all from Abraham to David, 14 generations from David to the exile to Babylon and 14 generations from exile to Christ. The birth of Jesus Christ 1. Mary was pledged to be married to Joseph. She was with child through the Holy Spirit. Joseph was going to secretly divorce Mary when he found out she was with child. An angel spoke to Joseph telling him she was bearing the Son of man who would be named “Immanuel” (God is with us). 2. Magi comes to worship Baby Jesus, he sees the Eastern star.
King Herod heard and was upset and asked where Jesus would be born. Jesus was born in “Bethlehem in Judea” 3. An Angel appears in Joseph’s dream that harm was coming to Jesus. Joseph takes Mary and Jesus and they escape to Egypt. Herod gets furious and has all boys from Bethlehem less than 2yrs of age killed. Finally Herod dies, and his son takes over. Joseph in fear that Harod’s son would be the same as his father, he does not go back, instead he goes to the district of Galilee in a town called “Nazareth”. John the Baptist prepares the way 1. John the Baptist tells the people to repent, the kingdom is close, and he baptizes people in the “Jordan River”.
Jesus comes along and asked John to baptize him as well. The temptation of Jesus 1. Jesus walks alone in the dessert for 40 days and 40 nights, while very weakened and hungry, and thirsty. Satan appears and tempts him to make bread from stones. Jesus replies “man cannot live on bread alone”. Then Satan takes him up to the highest temple and tells Jesus to jump off and his God will save him. Jesus replies “God cannot be tested” and he then rebukes Satan and he vanishes.
2. Jesus hears that John the Baptist has been put in prison. 3. Jesus begins to call on his disciples first was James and his brother John. 4. Jesus preaches in synagogues, begins healing multitude of people and the new about Jesus spreads all over “Syria”. 5. Jesus healed people with diseases, pain, demon-possession, seizures, the paralyzed all these people from “Galilee to Decapolis”. Jesus teaches the disciples (various parables and lessons) 1. Thou shall not murder, fulfill the laws, adultery, divorce, to love your enemies. 2.
When you give to the needy, do not announce it, it will have no reward in heaven. Do not worry about tomorrow, today has enough in its own, not to judge others, ask, seek, and knock. Man with Leprosy is healed 1. Jesus heals a paralyzed man. 2. Jesus heals Peter’s mother that was in bed with a fever. 3. Jesus calms the storm while he was awoken by his disciples from sleeping in a boat. 4. Jesus heals two demon-possessed men and he drove the evil spirits into pigs that ran into the river and drowned. Jesus heals a paralyzed man 1. Jesus tells the paralyzed man “get up, take your mat and go home!
” 2. Jesus calls on Matthew from a tax collector’s booth to be his disciple. 3. Jesus eats dinner at Matthews’s house with sinners and tax collectors while Pharisees judge and criticize him. 4. The Pharisees questions Jesus about fasting. 5. Jesus heals a woman who had been bleeding for 12 yrs and he reads her mind that “if I could just touch his cloak, I will be healed” He reads her mind, and heals her on the spot. 6. Jesus heals a girl who was dead in her bed and tells the people she was just sleeping and tells the girl to “get up” and she was alive.
The 12 Disciples sent out 1. Simon who is called (Peter) 2. And his brother Andrew. 3. James 4. and his brother John 5. Philip 6. Bartholomew 7. Thomas 8. and Matthew (tax collectors) 9. James 10. Thaddeus 11. Simon (The Zealot) 12. Judas Iscariot (who betrays Jesus) Matthew 14-20 John the Baptist is be headed 1. Jesus feeds 5 thousand people besides woman and children with 5 loaves of bread and 2 fish. 12 baskets are left over. 2. Jesus walks on the water (the lake). Jesus tells Peter (Peter startled and doubtful) to walk on the water to believe it was really Jesus.
3. They land on Genesaret and people bring the sick for Jesus to heal. All who touched Jesus was healed. Jesus rebukes Pharisees 1. “What goes into your mouth is not unclean; it is what comes out of it that makes it unclean”. Pharisees get offended (continue to criticize and doubt Jesus. ) 2. Jesus uses many parables to teach the people. 3. Jesus heals a Canaanite woman demon possessed daughter. 4. Jesus feeds 4 thousand men besides woman and children with 7 loaves of bread and a few small fish. 5. Jesus heals the crippled, blind mute along the sea of “Galilee”.
Pharisees demand a sign from heaven 1. Jesus warns disciples about Pharisees not to listen to their teachings on Christ and the word of God. 2. Jesus warns the disciples not to let anyone know that he is the Messiah (Christ). 3. The disciples see Jesus transform ad they see Moses and Elijah talking with Jesus up in the mountain. 4. Jesus heals a baby with seizures who is demon-possessed. 5. Jesus warns the disciples he will be betrayed and killed. 6. The parable of the lost sheep. We are like lost sheep amongst wolves. Etc…