Thursday, January 31, 2013

Gospels----People and Places

1. Question: Who was the robber the Jews wanted released instead of Jesus?

2. Multiple choice: Which  woman was not identified as standing by Jesus' cross in John 19? (a)
Jesus mother; (b) John the Baptist's mother; or (c) Mary, Clopas's wife.

3. To what city did Jesus go and remain with His disciples after Caiaphas prophesied that He would die for the nation and the Jews began to plot His death? (a) Bethany; (b) Sychar; or (c) Ephraim.

1. Barabbas (John 18:40).
2. (b) John the Baptist's mother (John 19:25).
3. Ephraim ( John 11:54). Jesus felt He was safe there until it was time to go up to Jerusalem
and die.

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Gospels----People and Places

1. Multiple choice: What was the name of the brook Jesus crossed to reach the garden where He  was arrested?  (a) Jordan; (b) Tiberias; or (c) Kidron. 

2. Fill in the blank: When Jesus made clay and anointed the blind man's eyes, He sent him to the pool of -------- to wash.

3. Multiple choice: Mary, Martha, and Lazarus lived in what city? (a) Bethsaida; (b) Bethany; or (c) Bethel.

1. (c) Kibron (John18:1).
2. Siloam (John 9:6,7). Siloam was a man-made pool just south of the southeastern tip of Jerusalem
(cf. Neh. 3:15; Is. 8:6).
3. (b) Bethany (John 11:1). Bethany was just east of Jerusalem over the ridge of the Mount of Olives.

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Gospels---People and Places

1. Question? Who drew his sword and cut off the high priest's servants ear?

2. Who betrayed Jesus?

3. Multiple choice: To what name did Jesus answer in the garden at His arrest? (a) Messiah; (b) the Son of God; or (c) Jesus of Nazareth.

1. Simon Peter (John 18: 10).
2. Judas Iscariot (John 13:21-26).
3. (c) Jesus of Nazareth (John 18:5).

Monday, January 28, 2013

Gospels---People and Places

1. Fill in the blank: Jesus described  what the relationship between Himself and the believer should be by saying, "Abide in  --------- , and I in  --------."

2. The Jews led Jesus from Caiaphas to the ---------' but they would not go in so that they would  not be defiled and not be able to eat at the Passover.

3. In His prayer for His disciples, Jesus said, "Those whom You gave Me I have kept; and none of them is lost except the -------- of---------."

1. "" (John 15:4).
2. Praetorium (John 18:28). The Praetorium was the Roman headquarters of Pontius Pilate and his Roman troops.
3. "Son...perdition" (John 17:12). Judas Iscariot was "the son of perdition".

Sunday, January 27, 2013

Gospels ----People and Places

1. Multiple choice: Jesus told His disciples, "You are My (a) Friends; (b) servants; or (c) disciples if you do whatever I command you."

2. Who will guide believers into all truth? (a) Jesus; (b) the Spirit of truth; or (c) the Father.

3. Fill in the blank: Jesus said the advantage to His going away was that He would send the -------
to His believers.

1. (a) "Friends" (John15:14).
2. (b) The Spirit of truth (John 16:13) An important part of that truth would be "things to come".
3. Helper (John 16:7)  This Helper would be the Holy Spirit.

Saturday, January 26, 2013

Gospels--People and Places

1. Multiple choice: The "Helper" Jesus said the Father would give the disciples is the : (a) Spirit of holiness; (b) Spirit of truth; or (c) Spirit of power.

2. Question? Christ is the vine; the believers are the branches. Who is the vine dresser?

3. Multiple choice: Who is glorified by the believers' bearing much fruit? (a) The believer; (b) the Father ;or (c) the Son.

1. (b) Spirit of truth (John 14: 17).
2. The Father  (John 15:1). The vine dresser (Father) prunes the branches (believers) to  increase their fruitfulness.
3. (b) The Father (John 15 :8). When the branches bear fruit they show that they are properly related to the vine which is the source of all fruit. This relationship honors  the vine dresser.

Friday, January 25, 2013

Gospels--People and Places

1. Multiple choice: Jesus told the disciples about His going away. "I will not leave you (a) Deserted; (b) forever; or (c) orphans I will come to you.

2. Who  wanted Pilate to change the title on Jesus' cross from "The King of the Jews" to "He said, I
am the King of the Jews"? (a) The disciples; (b) the chief priests of the Jews; or (c) the soldiers.

3. Fill in the blanks: "And whatever you ask in My name, that I will do, that the -------- may be glorified in the --------.

1. (c) "Orphans" (John 14:18).
2. (b) the chief priests of the Jews (John 19:21)
3. "Father.....Son" (John 14:13). 

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Gospels---People and Places

1.Multiple choice: Who prompted  the disciple who was leaning on Jesus' breast to ask Him to name His betrayer? (a) John ; (b) Peter; or (c) Judas.

2. True or false? Judas refused the piece of dipped bread that Jesus gave him and left immediately.

3. Multiple choice: Jesus told the disciples that those who believed on Him would do: (a) Good works nearly as great as His; (b) the works He did and greater ones also; or (c) the commands of the Holy Spirit.

1. (b) Peter (John 13:24).
2. False (John13:30). As though to emphasize the darkness of Judas' deed, John wrote, "He then went out immediately. And it was night."
3. (b) The works He did and greater ones also (John 14:12). Jesus connected this promise to teaching about praying to the Father in the name of Jesus (vv.13,14).

Monday, January 21, 2013

Gospels--People and Places

1. True or false?  When Jesus said, "And I, if I am lifted up from the earth, will draw all people to Myself," He indicated what kind of death He would die.

2. Question: Jesus told the people at the Passover Feast that His authority came from whom?

3. Multiple choice: Which disciple protested Jesus' washing his feet? (a) Judas Iscariot; (b) Thomas; or (c) Peter.

1. True (John 12:32).
2. The Father who sent Him (John 12:49).
3. (b) Peter (John 13:8)

Sunday, January 20, 2013

Gospels----People and Places

1. Multiple choice: Who objected to Mary's wasting expensive oil on Jesus' feet? (a) Martha; (b) Lazarus or (c) Judas.

2. Whom else did the chief priests consider killing since many people believed in Jesus because of him? (a) Nicodemus; (b) the man born blind or (c) Lazarus.

3. Which Old Testament prophet wrote of Jesus, "Fear not, daughter of  Zion; Behold, your King is coming, Sitting on a donkey's colt"?

1. (c) Judas (John 12:4,5)
2. (Lazarus (John 12:10,11).
3. (c) Zechariah (John12:15; Zechariah 9:9).

Saturday, January 19, 2013

Gospels---People and Places

.1. Fill in the blank: Isaiah 42:6 identifies Jesus "other sheep...which are not of this fold" as the

2. Question: Who anointed Jesus' feet with oil and dried them with her hair?

3. Who, that had been dead, sat eating with Jesus and His disciples and Mary and Martha in Bethany six days before the Passover?

1. Gentiles (John 10:16).
2. Mary, the sister of Lazarus and Martha (John 12:1-3). Jesus interpreted her act as preparation for His burial (v7).
3. Lazarus (John 12:1,2).

Friday, January 18, 2013

Gospels---People and Places

1. Multiple choice: What did Jesus do to cause the Jews to say, "See how He loved Him"? (a) Raised Lazarus; (b) wept; or (c) comforted Mary and Martha.

2. Who convinced the Pharisees that it was politically and personally expedient for them that Jesus die? (a) Caiaphas, the high priest; (b) the Jewish nation; or (c) Judas Iscariot.

2. Fill in blank: Jesus  said to the Jews, "If you do not --------- that I am He, you will die in your sins."

1. (b) Wept (John 11:35)
2. (a) Caiaphas, the high priest (John11:49,50).
3. "Believe" (John 8: 24).

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Gospels ------- People and Places

1. Multiple choice: Who were afraid to confess that Jesus was Christ for fear of being put out of the synagogue? (a) The Pharisees; (b) the blind man's parent  or (c) the neighbors.

2. Fill in the blanks: "Most assuredly' I say to you, he who does not enter the sheepfold by the door, but climbs up some other way, the same is a -------- and a --------."

3. Multiple choice: To whom did Jesus  say, "I am the resurrection and the life"? (a) Mary; (b) Martha; or (c) Lazarus.

1. (b) The blind man's parents (John 9:22).
2. "Thief...robber" John 10:1) This was an indictment  of the Jewish leaders who regarded themselves as shepherds of Israel, while they were rejecting Jesus as the only way to God (v.7).
3. (b) Martha (John 11:24,25).

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Gospels----- People and Places

1. Fill in the blanks: Because they sought to kill Him, Jesus told the Jews, "You are of your father the
-------- ," who "was a --------- from the beginning."

2. Multiple choice: For what purpose did Jesus say the man was born blind? (a) To reveal the works of God; (b) to punish him for his sin; or (c) to punish his parents for their sins.

3. Fill in the blanks: Because Abraham and the prophets were dead, the Jews were  sure that Jesus  had a ------ when He  said, "If anyone keeps My word he shall never taste death."

1. "Devil......murderer" (John 8:44). "From the beginning" referred to Satan's activity in the Garden of Eden in bringing death to the entire human race.
2. (a) To reveal the works of God (John 9:3).
3. Demon (John 8:52). Jesus had said that no one who kept His word would die, and the Jews saw this as an attack on the fathers who had been godly but were dead.

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Gospel----People and Places

1.Multiple choice: Who condemned the woman caught in adultery? (a) Her accusers; (b) Jesus; or (c) No one.

2. Who told Jesus that because He bore witness of Himself that His witness was not true? (a) The Pharisees; (b) the crowd; or  (c) the temple priest.

3.Fill in the blanks: Because they sought to kill Him, Jesus told the Jews they were neither children of
---------, nor was  --------- their Father.

1. (c) No one (John 8:11). The Law required two or three witnesses to pass a death sentence on someone, so the woman was free because this condition was not met (Deut. 17:6).
2. (a) The Pharisees (John 8:13). The witness  He had borne was that He is the Light of the world
(v. 12). In response to their charge, Jesus said that the dual witness of the Father  and Himself was enough to establish the validity of His claim vv. 17,18).
3. Abraham....God (John 8:39,42).  

Monday, January 14, 2013

Gospels ---- People and Places

1. Multiple choice: When Jesus asked, "Why do you  seek to kill Me?" the people told Him that He had (a) A demon; (b) wrongfully accused them; or (c) foiled the Jew's plans.

2. Fill in the blank: According to John, a man is circumcised on the Sabbath so that the law of --------
should not be broken.

3. Multiple choice: After Jesus returned from the Mount of Olives and was teaching in the temple, the scribes and Pharisees tested Jesus so that they might have something with to accuse Him. They asked Him what He would do about: (a) Sabbath breakers; (b) the woman caught in adultery; or (c) the women at the well.

1.(a) A demon (John 7:20). In time this charge of demonic possession became the official expanation of the supernatural activity of Jesus as the Jewish leaders searched for a way to discredit Him. (8:52).
2. Moses (John 7:23).
3. (b) The woman caught in adultery (John 8:3,4).

Sunday, January 13, 2013

Gospels ---People and Places

1. Multiple choice: In what part of the temple was Jesus when the Jews took up stones to kill Him for  blasphemy? (a) In Solomon's porch; (b) in the Holy Place; or (c) in the treasury.

2. Fill in the blank: When the crowd at the Feast of Tabernacles heard Jesus' pronouncement about the living water, many of them said, "Truly this is the ----------," a reference to the One promised them in Deuteronomy 18:15.

3. Question: Whom did Jesus indicate would betray Him when He said , "Did I not choose you, the twelve, and one of you is a devil?"

 1. (a) In Solomon's porch (John 10:23. 31). This  was a large area where later the early Christians gathered (Acts 3:11; 5:12).
2. "Prophet" (John 7:40).
3. Judas Iscariot (John 6:70, 71).

Saturday, January 12, 2013

Gospels----People and Places

1. Multiple choice: Which disciple did Jesus test by asking him where to buy bread to feed the 5,000?
(a) Peter; (b) Andrew; or (c) Philip.

2. Which disciple found the boy with the five loaves and two fish? (a) Peter (b) Andrew ; or (c) John.

3. Fill in the blanks: In explaining His "I am the bread of life" statement to the Jews, Jesus said, "Whoever eats --------- --------- and drinks -------- -------- has eternal life."

1. Philip (John 6:5).
2. (b) Andrew (John 6:8).
3. "My flesh....My blood" (John 6:54).

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Gospel---People and Places

1. Multiple choice: Which Old Testament writer did Jesus say accused the Jews of not believing His words, Because this man had written about Him (Jesus)?  (a) Joshua; (b) Samuel; or (c) Moses

2. When Jesus claimed equal authority with the Father, He declared to the Jews that the dead would have life when they heard the voice of : (a) The Father; (b) the Holy Spirit; or (c) the Son of God.

3. Fill in the blank: The Jews sought to kill Jesus because He made Himself equal with God by claiming that God was His ---------.

1. Moses (John 5:46)  The Jews always claimed Moses as their authority, and Jesus wanted to make it clear that Moses, rightly understood, pointed to  Him.
2. The Son of God (John 5:25,28,29).
3. Father (John 5:18).

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Gospels---People and Places

1. Multiple choice: Had the woman at the well asked Him for it, Jesus  would have given her: (a) Pots full of water; (b) a drink of water; or (c) Living water.

2. Sentence completion: Jesus told the Jews concerning His authority to judge  that  His judgment was righteous because He  did not seek to do His own will "but  the..."

3. Multiple choice: Who were arguing about purification when John  the Baptist  and Jesus were baptizing in Judea? (a) The Jews and Jesus' disciples; (b) the Jews and John's disciples; or (c) John's
disciples and Jesus' disciples.

1. (c) Living water (John 4:10).
2. "Will of the Father who sent Me" (John 5:30).
3. (b) The Jews and John's disciples (John 3:25).

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Gospels---People and Places

1. Multiple choice: Whom did God send into the world to save it? (a) Elijah; (b) His Son; or His angels.

2. What did Jesus ask from the woman at Jacob's well? (a) Directions to Galilee; (b) a drank of water for Himself; or (c) food for His Disciples.

3. Fill in the blanks: Jesus ' speaking to the woman at Jacob's well was unusual because of the contempt His race held for hers. He was a --------, and she was a --------.

1. (b) His Son (John 3:17).
2. (b) A drink of water for Himself (John 4:7). In this way, Jesus both established  contact with the woman and raised the subject  of thirst which He would use as a metaphor for spiritual need.
3. Jew...Samaritan (John 4:9). This animosity dated back more than four centuries when the Samaritans opposed the Jewish reconstruction of Jerusalem under Nehemiah.

Sunday, January 6, 2013

Gospels---People and Places

1. Sentence completion: "Upon whom you see the Spirit descending, and remaining on Him, this is He who baptizes..."

2. True or false? Nicodemus was a Pharisee.

3. Nicodemus recognized that Jesus was from God because of the signs He performed.

1. "With the Holy Spirit" (John 1:33).
2. True (John 3:1).
3. True (John 3:2).

Saturday, January 5, 2013

Gospels---People and Places

1. Fill in the blanks: "And He found in the temple those who sold ------- and -------- and -------,
and the moneychangers doing business."

2. Multiple choice: Of whom did John the Baptist prophesy, "He who comes after me is preferred before me"? (a) The Holy Spirit; (b) the Word become flesh; or (c) Simon Peter.

3. Which Old Testament prophet identified John the Baptist with this description; "The voice of one crying in the wilderness: Make straight the way of the Lord"? (a) Jeremiah; (b) Isaiah; or (c) Malachi.

1. "Oxen...sheep...doves" (John 2:14). These commercial ventures were contrary to the spiritual purposes of the temple, and they deeply offended Jesus' sense of devotion to the will of His Father (v16).

2. (b) the Word become flesh (John 1:14,15). Jesus  was the "True Light" and John was functioning as a "witness of that Light" (vv. 8,9).

3. (b) Isaiah (John 1:23).

Friday, January 4, 2013

Gospels--People and Places

1. Fill in the blanks: The woman at the well said to Jesus, "---------- is coming ...He will tell us all things."

2. When there was nothing left to drink at the wedding in Cana, Jesus mother said to Him,  "They have no --------- ."

3. Multiple choice: For what Jewish observance had Jesus gone up to Jerusalem when He cleansed the temple? (a) Passover; (b) Yom Kippur; or (c) Pentecost.

1. "Messiah" (John 4:25).
2. "Wine (John 2:3).
3. (a) Passover (John 2:13).

Thursday, January 3, 2013

Gospels--People and Places

1. Fill in the blanks: Jesus turned the water into wine at the wedding in -------- of -------.

2. John the Baptist identified himself to the priests and Levites from Jerusalem as  "the voice of the one crying in the  ---------."

3. When Jesus revealed to the Samaritan woman that He knew all about her marital status, she thought He must be a  ---------.

1. Cana...Galilee (John 2:1).
2. "Wilderness" (John 1:23).
3. Prophet (John 4:19).

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Gospels---People and Places

1. Fill in the blanks: When Jesus saw Nathanael coming toward Him, He said, "Behold, an Israelite indeed, in whom is  no -------!"

2. True or false? Nathanael recognized Jesus as the Son of God and the King of Israel.

3. Question: In what city did Jesus cleanse the temple during the Passover?

1. "Guile" (John 1:47).
2. True (John 1: 49).
3. Jerusalem (John 2:13-16 ).

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Gospels---People and Places

1. Fill in the blanks: Two of John the Baptist's disciples addressed Jesus as  "Rabbi", which means

2. "And the --------- became -------- and dwelt among us,..."

3. "I saw the -------- descending from heaven like a --------, and He remained upon Him."

1. Teacher (John 1:38). This form of address revealed that Andrew and Peter sensed a shift in their discipleship from John to Jesus.
2. "Word...flesh" (John 1:14). This is one of the key statements in the  New Testament
about the incarnation of the second Person of the Trinity.
3. "Spirit...dove" (John 1:32). This was the testimony of John the Baptist concerning the baptism of Jesus.