Bible Exegesis : New Testament ; • Matthew 6:9-13 • Matthew 17:1-13 • Luke 9:18-36 • Luke 11:2-4

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Exegesis Paper You will complete an exegesis of a passage from the New Testament (employing methods of interpretation and perspectives, such as literary and historical context, literary form, and structure). Exegesis means to expound upon a text, to unpack a text of its many meanings. Elements of various types of criticism will be employed to further develop your ability to interpret the Bible. The paper should be 2000-3000 words in length and follow MLA style. Select one of the following passages as the basis for your exegesis: • Matthew 6:9-13 • Matthew 17:1-13 • Luke 9:18-36 • Luke 11:2-4 Follow the outline below and answer the questions in each section using recommended sources. Keep the outline headings below as the subheadings of your exegesis. 1. Literary Criticism a. Context: What follows and precedes your passage? Are your pages affected by this context? b. Form criticism: What is the literary form of your passage? Are there other places in the Bible (or related text) where this

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Last Name: 1Name:Name of professor:Religion and theologyExegesis of Mathew 17: 1-13IntroductionThe amazing transfiguration passage is in the New Testament of the HolyBible in the book of Mathew Chapter 17 from Verse 1 to 13. It happened in themountain when Jesus Christ was with his disciples Peter, James and John. In thisnarrative; Jesus had by then started to turn more to Jerusalem where his suffering anddeath awaited. Before the suffering and death, the dramatic transfiguration happened.The New Testament tries to set as the idea that Jesus was able to meet the death on thecross because of the glory that was accorded to Him especially during thetransfiguration (Lee). In this narrative there was a revelation of his glory clearlyconfirming truth in Peters confession to faith; Mathew 16:16. However; it was a goodsource of encouragement to Jesus in order to face the agony of death at Golgotha.In the text, it is indicated; 1After six days, Jesus went with His disciples; Peter,James and John who happened to be his brother up a high mountain. 2Jesus wastransfigured before these disciples. His face shined like the sun whereas his clothesappeared white as light. 3 Suddenly, before them appeared Moses and Elijah and theywere talking to Jesus. 4 Peter spoke to Jesus and said, Lord, its well for all of us to behere and if it is your wish, I can erect three shelters, one for you and the others forElijah and Moses. 5 While Peter continued speaking, a white

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