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3. What was God’s purpose in the death of Lazarus?

To glory Himself, through the glorification of Jesus (John 11:4)

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2. Multiple choice

Upon hearing of Lazarus’ illness Jesus remained where he was for?
a. 4 days

b. 2 weeks

c. No time

d. 2 days (d is the correct answer)

d. 2 days

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1. Which gospels do not record the resurrection of Lazarus?

Matthew, Mark and Luke

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8. When did Jesus manifest his deep concern and sympathy for the suffering of those close to him?

Weeping at the raising of Lazarus

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5. Why death is to the glory of God?

Death brings glory to God in that it is the “last enemy” over which our Lord Jesus Christ will prevail.

(cf. 1 Corinthians 15:20 – 28 ) or

Through the victorious testimony of His saints in the face of death.

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7. What is the last enemy to be destroyed by Christ?

Death is the ‘last enemy’ over which our Lord Jesus Christ will prevail (cf 1Cor 15:26)

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4. What did the raising of Lazarus show about Jesus?

Jesus was shown to be the ‘resurrection and the life’ (John 11:25)

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9. What is the spiritual parallel to the miracle of raising Lazarus from the dead?

( Ephesians 2 : 1-3 )

We can never do anything to merit eternal life.

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6. ‘There is no peril in the performance of God given duty, only in its neglect’. What does this statement mean?

Doing God’s will, we have a blessed life

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10. How did this miracle anticipate the coming death of the Lord Jesus?

As Jesus had demonstrated power over death and the grave, then surely death could not hold Him in the grave.

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6. How was the Sovereignty of God illustrated through the miracle of Jesus?

Turning water into wine at Cana (John 2:1-11)

Stilling the storm on Galilee (Mark 4:35-41, Matt 8:18)

Feeding of the 5000 and the 4000 (Mark 6:33-44, 8:1-9)

Walking on the water at Galilee (Mark 6:47-52)

His arrest in Gethsemane (John 18:6)

(scripture references not required, but yet good to know ! )

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7. True/False

Miracles were not deeds to authenticate the message of Messiah, nor a vital part of that message.

False

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8. Give an example of how the Omniscience of God was shown through miracles?

His knowledge of where unseen shoals of fish were. (Matt 4:18-22, Mark 1:16-20, John 21:1-14)

(scripture references not required, but yet good to know ! )

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1. There are five categories for the 35 miracles (at least) attributed to Jesus. Name 4 of them.

1. Physical nature – illness and death

2. Weather – wind and waves

3. Plants and animals – coin in fish’s mouth, cursing the fig tree

4. Food and drink – water to wine, loaves and fishes

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3. Name the 3 areas to which miracles pertain?

Miracles which pertain to nature

Miracles which pertain to man

Miracles which pertain to the spirit world

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2. Here are 3 Greek words that refer to miracles, name 2 of them?

Dunamis - power

Semeion – sign

Teras – wonder.

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5. Multiple choice

Which statement is not true?

a. Miracles were truly historical events.

Miracles re operated with ritual and ceremony.

c. Miracles were reasonable.

d. Miracles were useful.

Miracles re operated with ritual and ceremony.

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9. Give an example of the Grace of God shown through miracles?

The heeling of Malchus’ ear in the garden on the night of the Lord’s arrest (Luke 22:50)

(scripture references not required, but yet good to know ! )

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4. Name 3 of the purposes of Jesus’ miracles?

1. Glorify God

2. To provide evidence for Jesus as Messiah

3. To demonstrate the uniqueness of the Lord Jesus Christ, God with us (John1:14)

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7. What initially convinced the men of the city to come and hear Jesus?

The women’s testimony

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5. Which word in the following was not in the original text ‘I that speak unto thee am He’?

The word ‘He’ in italic, was added supposedly to make sense in English

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3. Multiple choice

Jesus’ journey through Samaria revealed?

a. He has rejected the Jews

b. He was short of time so he took a shortcut

c. He specifically went to save the women

d. He came as Saviours of the world to Jews and Gentiles (d is the correct answer)

d. He came as Saviours of the world to Jews and Gentiles

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4. Name the three barriers to Jesus talking with the women at the well.

1. Radical

2. Cultural

3. Theological

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2. Explain the contrast between Nicodemus and the women at the well in the way Jesus spoke of his identity.

Jesus spoke to Nicodemus in veiled terms (John 2:18-22) but gave one of the clearest statement of His identity that He is the Messiah to the Samaritan woman (John 4:26)

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6. Name the mountain revered by the Samaritans

Mount Gerizim

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8. When should I witness?

When you have the opportunity

When you have a listening ear

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1. True/False

The bible shows Nicodemus was immediately converted at His encounter with Jesus.

False

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9. What control did Jewish culture have over Jesus?

None

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3. What did the Pharisees broadly believe about the Old Testament?

The Pharisees believed in the inspiration and authority of the Old Testament Scriptures

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1. Multiple choice

Nicodemus was a:

a) Sadducee

b) Liberal

c) Pharisee

d) Herodias

c) Pharisee