Monday, November 26, 2012

People and Places

1. Multiple choice: Where did Joseph take Mary and Jesus to escape Herod's attempt to kill Jesus?
(a) Nazareth; (b) Egypt; or (c) Bethlehem.

2. True or false? When Jesus was born in Bethlehem, Pilate was the king of Judea.

3. Multiple choice: For which of the patriarchs did John the Baptist say God could raise up children from the stones? (a) Noah; (b) Abraham; or (c) Moses.

1. (b) Egypt (Matt. 2:14).  Matthew then quoted Hosea 11:1 to show that Jesus was repeating the Exodus as God's Son being delivered from an evil oppressor (v15).
2. False. Herod was (Matt.2:1).
3. (b) Abraham (Matt.3:9).

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