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NT-Gospels-Title1-revRevised & Expanded Versions

Gospel author illuminations below are tempera and gold on parchment, Codex Aureus of Lorsch, made circa 778 A.D.-820 A.D., Reichenau, Germany.  Each includes the evangelist’s traditional symbol:  Matthew: man/angel; Mark: Lion; Luke: Ox; John: Eagle.  Perspective correction applied.  Wikipedia Commons.

Episode One: Series Introduction

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GOSPEL OF ST. MATTHEW
Episode Two – Introduction to Matthew
Episode Three – Genealogy of Jesus/ Fulfillment of Prophecy
Episode Four – Fulfillment of Prophecy (continued)
Episode Five – Fulfillment of Prophecy/Jesus’ Prophecies
Episode Six – Unique Content & Quotations

Episodes in production for introduction later in A.D. 2019:

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GOSPEL OF ST. MARK
Episode Seven – Introduction to Mark
Episode Eight – First 9 of 18 Miracles
Episode Nine – Next 6 of 18 Miracles
Episode Ten – Last Three Miracles
Episode Eleven – The “Turning Point” verse & 10 unique items

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GOSPEL OF ST. LUKE

Episode Twelve – Introduction and 1st Annunciation (to Zacharias)
Episode Thirteen – 2nd Annunciation (to Mary); 1st 2 songs; birth of John the Baptist
Episode Fourteen – 3rd Annunciation (to Shepherds); last 2 songs; prophecies of Simeon & Anna
Episode Fifteen – Boyhood of Jesus; Baptism of Jesus
Episode Sixteen – Genealogy of Jesus & Temptations of Christ
Episode Seventeen – First Three Parables
Episode Eighteen – Next Three Parables
Episode Nineteen – Next Two Parables
Episode Twenty – Final Parable – Two miracles & Sending of the 70
Episode Twenty-one – Part 2 of 6 in Unique Content
Episode Twenty-two – Part 3 of 6 in Unique Content
Episode Twenty-three – Part 4 of 6 in Unique Content
Episode Twenty-four – Part 5 of 6 in Unique Content
Episode Twenty-five – Part 6 of 6 in Unique Content

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GOSPEL OF ST. JOHN

Episode Twenty-six – Introduction & Reading of John 1:1-5
Episode Twenty-seven – Reading and Discussion of John 1:1-18 (the Prelude)
Episode Twenty-eight – The Rest of Chapter 1
Episode Twenty-nine – I Am Declarations – Pt 1 of 7 (Samaritan Woman)
Episode Thirty – I Am Declarations – Pt 2 of 7 (Be not afraid/Bread of Life Pt 1)
Episode Thirty-one – I Am Declarations – Pt 3 of 7 (Bread of Life Pt 2/Living Bread/Light of the World Pt. 1)
Episode Thirty-two – I Am Declarations – Pt 4 of 7 (Light of the World Pt 2; From above/not of this world; Before Abraham was, Pt. 1 of 2)
Episode Thirty-three – I Am Declarations – Pt 5 of 7 (Before Abraham was, Pt 2; The Door/Good Shepherd, Pt 1 of 2)
Episode Thirty-four – I Am Declarations – Pt 6 of 7 (Door/Good Shepherd, Pt 2 of 2)
Episode Thirty-five – I Am Declarations – Pt 7 of 7 (Resurrection and the Life/Way, Truth & Life/True Vine)
Episode Thirty-six – Pt 1 of 4 – the 7 “Signs” (Greek: Semeion): Wedding at Cana
Episode Thirty-seven – Pt 2 of 4 – the 7 “Signs”: Healing the Nobleman’s Son; Pt 1 of 2, Healing of Man Born Blind
Episode Thirty-eight – Pt 3 of 4 – the 7 “Signs”: Pt 2 of 2, Healing the Man Born Blind; Raising of Lazarus
Episode Thirty-nine – Pt 4 of 4 – the 7 “Signs”:  Feeding of the 5,000 and Walking on Water; Pt 1 of 7  – Unique Themes, Details & Events: Spiritual Themes: Light vs Darkness/Good vs Evil/Life vs Death
Episode Forty- Pt 2 of 7 – Unique Themes, Details & Events:   Pt. 2 of Spiritual Themes
Episode Forty-one – Pt 3 of 7 – Unique Themes, Details & Events:  Places & People:  Samaria, Cana, Samaritan Woman, Nathanael, Thomas, Philip & Andrew
Episode Forty-two – Pt 4 of 7 – Unique, Themes, Details & Events: People: Peter, Judas, Nicodemus, Judas Iscariot & Mary Magdalene
Episode 43 – Pt 5 of 7 -Unique Themes, Details & Events:  Plotting of Pharisees; the New Commandment; meaning of “abide;” no “agony in the garden,” Last Discourse with Disciples; Pt 1 of 2, Jesus’ Use of Concepts of Time: “Hour” (Greek: Hora)

Schedule for Remaining Four Episodes:

Episode Forty-four and Episode Forty-five (on Five Unique Events & Series Summary) available week of Nov 24th

See the links to the companion series, Revelation

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