Life of Christ - Chapters 9 - 15 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 9 - 15 Summary and Analysis

Christ and his disciples were criticized for not fasting as severely as John the Baptist and his followers, and Christ responded by saying that his followers should be joyous while he is still with them, foreshadowing his eventual death, likening it to the festivities that friends engage in before a marriage.

Soon after his ministry began, Christ chose twelve men to be the chief instruments by which his teachings would be spread: the Apostles. He chose men to help spread his word so that men would have a role in the plan of salvation, and thus he established that religious authority would be in the hands of men. Simon was the chief of these Apostles, and would later be renamed Peter (which means "rock") to signify that he was the head of the Church. The Apostles as a whole...

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