- 1 Who was in control during Jesus time?
- 2 Who ruled over Galilee and Perea during the ministry of John the Baptist and Jesus?
- 3 Who was John the Baptist and what role did he play in the time of Jesus?
- 4 Where is Nazareth now?
- 5 Which Herod ruled when Jesus was crucified?
- 6 Who was the Roman emperor when Jesus was crucified?
- 7 What does Jesus say about John the Baptist?
- 8 What was John’s main message?
- 9 Why did John the Baptist baptize?
- 10 What does it mean that Jesus is our king?
Who was in control during Jesus time?
During Jesus’ public career, the Roman prefect was Pontius Pilate (ruled 26–36 ce). Although nominally in charge of Judaea, Samaria, and Idumaea, the prefect did not govern his area directly.
Who ruled over Galilee and Perea during the ministry of John the Baptist and Jesus?
Herod Antipas. After being recognized by Augustus upon the death of his father, Herod the Great (4 BC/), and subsequently by his brother, the ethnarch Herod Archelaus, Antipas officially ruled Galilee and Perea as a client state of the Roman Empire.
Who was John the Baptist and what role did he play in the time of Jesus?
John the Baptist was an ascetic Jewish prophet known in Christianity as the forerunner of Jesus. John preached about God’s Final Judgment and baptized repentant followers in preparation for it. Jesus was among the recipients of his rite of baptism.
Where is Nazareth now?
Nazareth, Arabic an-Nāṣira, Hebrew Naẕerat, historic city of Lower Galilee, in northern Israel; it is the largest Arab city of the country.
Which Herod ruled when Jesus was crucified?
Herod Antipas, (born 21 bc—died ad 39), son of Herod I the Great who became tetrarch of Galilee and ruled throughout Jesus of Nazareth’s ministry.
Who was the Roman emperor when Jesus was crucified?
According to some traditions, he was executed by the Emperor Caligula or committed suicide, with his body thrown into the Tiber River. The early Christian author Tertullian even claimed that Pilate became a follower of Jesus and tried to convert the emperor to Christianity.
What does Jesus say about John the Baptist?
Jesus said that John the Baptist was the greatest Prophet. He said that John’s mission had been prophesied in the scriptures. That John was a messenger/His forerunner. John lived in the wilderness.
What was John’s main message?
The purpose of this gospel, as stated by John himself, is to show that Jesus of Nazareth was Christ, the Son of God, and that believers in him might have eternal life.
Why did John the Baptist baptize?
John proclaims baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sin, and says another will come after him who will not baptize with water, but with the Holy Spirit. Jesus comes to John, and is baptized by him in the river Jordan. John’s disciples take the body away and bury it in a tomb.
What does it mean that Jesus is our king?
Christ the King is a title of Jesus in Christianity referring to the idea of the Kingdom of God where the Christ is described as seated at the right hand of God (as opposed to the secular title of King of the Jews mockingly given at the crucifixion).