Apocalyptists taught Jews’ sufferings were penalties for. Nation’s sins.  Authority was watchword.  Blindness caused by sin.  Consorting with deceased brother’s widow.  Creation account.  Eating with unwashed hands punishable by excommunication.  Health teachings of Caligastia 100 persisted in garbled form to days of Moses.  Jews merged celestial rulers into composite Deity.  Prophets proclaimed God the Father of Israel.  Redemption of first-born sons.  Religion of good works, slavery to law.  Religious dogma so crystallized as to jeopardize further growth.  Teaching centered on knowing God.  Trinitarian Elohim part of theology after Babylon.  Uncertain regarding life after death.  Without shedding blood no remission of sin. 
1-1/2 million attended.  Celebrated in Jerusalem when possible.  Commandment not to leave sacrifice until morning.  Commemorated Jews’ emergence from racial slavery.  Customs.  Hebrew ritual. 
Jews did not want Jesus’ body exposed on.  Lambs sacrificed at.  Moses established; institution antedated.  No secular work done or gentile buildings entered on. Preparation day for.  Pardon by Roman governor at.  Sacrament must consist of most primitive viand.  Smearing blood on doorposts was outgrowth of child sacrifice.  Temple head tax payable at.  Women seldom attended. 
Jesus’ antagonism with Judaism always positive.  Jesus did not participate in any sacrificial service.  Levites officiated in Jerusalem temple.  Micah attacked sacrificial system.  Monotheistic zeal eclipsed teachings of Trinity.  Only Jerusalemites permitted to witness daily sacrifices. 
Jesus in constant collision with.  Jesus resented those misrepresentative of Father.  Minute regulations invaded every domain of life.  Misinterpreted sacred writings.  Sanhedrists deserted commandments of God while holding to oral law.  Viewed as ordained by Abraham; more sacred than Scripture. 
Persisted because of institutions.  Predicated on Melchizedek’s covenant with Abraham.  Promised salvation from difficulties.  Rapidly expanding in times of Jesus.  Religion of moral sublimity.  Renaissance dates from Greek translation of Scriptures. 
Andonic animal sacrifice preserved in.  Inconsistent and absurd; Jesus thought ceremonies pathetic.  Purification after childbirth.  Sabbath service described.  Shema was creed of faith.