(1) Feast of Harvest: a demonstration of gratitude to God for the grain He had provided in the fields (2) Feast of Ingathering: a thanksgiving for the final harvest of the year. (3) Feast of
Unleavened bread: a reminder of how God spared Israel and brought them out of the land of Egypt. (4) Infanticide: the killing of infants such as” the slaughter of innocents” ordered by Herod following the birth of Christ. (5) Passover: an annual celebration of the exodus of the Israelites from Egypt during the time of Moses. (6) Rabbi: a teacher of the Old Testament levitical law; a respected person, most knowledgeable of Old Testament writings and the Torah, who taught in Jewish synagogues. (7) Annunciation: the announcement of Jesus’ birth made by the angels. (8) Fullness of time: the perfect time for Christ to enter the world in accordance with God’s plan. (9) Immanuel: the name given Jesus Christ that means “God with us.” Same as Emmanuel. (10)Messiah: the Person prophesied in the Old Testament who was to become the Savior of the world. (11)Ordained: (1) determined and directed to become according to God’s will. (2) set apart or dedicated to God’s service. (12)Prophecy: the telling of events that will occur prior to their actually happening. Bible prophecy is sure to be fulfilled. (13)Remnant: a smaller remainder. God preserved a remnant of the nation Israel to be His people and the family of Christ. (14)Silent years: the 400 years between the close of the Old Testament and the birth of Christ in the New Testament, in which no prophet spoke for God. (15)Synoptic: being synonymous or similar as in Mathew, Mark and Luke being the synoptic gospels. (16)Sanhedrin: the governing council for political and spiritual life in Israel. Generally, it was controlled by the Pharisees and Sadducees. ESSAY: (1) Explain the meaning of the Gospel ? The books of the Bible written by Matthew, Mark, Luke and John the gospels. But the word means “good news.” The ultimate good news is that Jesus Christ has come as the Messiah, the Savior of the world./ Jesus’ ultimate purpose in the Gospel is to create a new group of people who live according to the teachings of God’s Word. The Gospel does not just address a private relationship with God, but also a public expression of godliness. ? Good news. Gospel (with a capital G) refers particularly to the good news of Christ---His death, resurrection and offer of salvation to all who believe. (2) Name five prophecies made about Christ in the Old Testament ? Prophecy 1: Genesis 49:10 and Isaiah 7:14/God will send a Savior ? Prophecy 2 : Isaiah 61:1/ this Savior is for everyone ? Prophecy 3: Psalm 41:9 and Isaiah 53:3, 5, and 6/ He will be crucified ? Prophecy 4: psalm 16:10 and Psalm 68:18/ He will rise from the grave.