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What are Jesus' closest disciples called?
the Twelve
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Why did Jesus use parables?
So the meaning of the stories was easier to understand
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Who did Jesus call as his first disciples?
Simon, Andrew, James, John and Levi
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When sending out the Twelve, Jesus made them take all earthly possessions with them. True or False?
false
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Why did 'The true family of Jesus' account cause problems for Christians?
He's breaking a commandment and sets aside the strong bond of family life.
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What is true greatness?
The teaching of Jesus that service of others is true greatness
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"If anyone wants to be first, he must be the very last, and the servant of all." What does this mean?
If you care for other peoples needs before your own then you are the greatest.
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Why does true greatness cause problems for Christians today?
People who are quiet are often ignored in today's society
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What is 'the eye of a needle'?
A metaphor used by Jesus to show that wealth makes it difficult to enter the Kingdom of God
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What did Jesus say to the man in the story of 'the problems of being rich'?
"Go sell everything you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven."
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What are 'the commandments'?
The collection of 10 laws given by God.
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What did Jesus predict in the parable of the tenants?
Jesus predicts his crucifixion
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What did Jesus say about his relationship with God in the parable of the tenants?
He explained how he was the Son of God
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What was Jesus explaining in the story of Jesus casting out the spirit of a boy?
Only by trusting in the power of prayer can evil be overcome.
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Why couldnt the disciples cast the spirit out of the boy?
They didn't trust that they had received power from Jesus.
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Why did Jesus use a parable in the parable of the sower?
So that the crowds who overheard could repent and be saved.
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Why did the parable of the sower cause problems?
Jesus says the Kingdom of God is for everyone, yet he says in his other teachings that it is open to all believers.
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What is important of the passage of Jesus and service?
Jesus turns the traditional ideas about greatness around by putting the slave ahead of their master in God's kingdom.
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How did the disciples let Jesus down in the failure of the disciples?
They fell asleep 3 times while was meant to be keeping guard for Jesus in the garden of Gethsemane
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How did Peter let Jesus down?
He denied him 3 times before the **** crowed, just how Jesus predicted it.
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Why were Jesus' words "your sins are forgiven" so controversial in the healing of the Paralysed man?
Everyone believed that only God could forgive sins.
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Why does Jesus use the title 'Son of Man'?
His claim that he is God's representative on earth with God's powers to forgive sins
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Who are the 'Pharisee's'?
A religious group whose aims was to keep the traditional Jewish faith alive.
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What is the significance of the disagreements over the Sabbath to Christians?
Jesus is telling them that his way of live doesn't depend on following set rules; it depends on the people who matter instead.
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What is a 'corban'?
A gift dedicated to God which meant that it could not be used for anything else?
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Why might Jesus' predictions of his passion led to conflict?
As Jesus was now predicting his death, it would have seemed a failure to the disciples.
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How did Peter react when Jesus predicted his passion?
Peter began rebuking Jesus and protesting against it.
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What is 'Passion'?
The sufferings of Jesus, especially in the time leading up to his crucifixion.
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Why did Jesus enter Jerusalem on a colt?
To represent his humanity and humbleness.
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Why did Jesus' entry into Jerusalem cause conflict?
The crowd was shouting "Messiah" which means "God save us".
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Why did Jesus clean the temple?
Because a Temple is meant for prayer and religion but people are using it for other less important things.
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Why did the cleansing of the Temple cause conflict?
It caused conflict because Jesus acted out violently to what was happening in the Temple and the trader would have been extremely upset about this.
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Who are the 'scribes'?
Religious lawyers who were originally men who made copies of the Torah.
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Why did the argument of paying taxes lead to conflict?
Jesus was constantly outwitting the Jewish authorities and each time he did it led to even more tension.
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Who were the Sadducee's?
A group of priests who controlled the Temple and collaborated with the Romans.
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Why was there an argument about resurrection between Jesus and the Sadducee's?
The Sadducee's didnt believe in resurrection, while Jesus did.
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Why was Jesus questioned once again in the arguments about resurrection?
Because everyone was trying to catch him out so they would haven an excuse to arrest him.
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What did some people believe that the woman was doing when she poured perfume over Jesus?
They believed she was anointing his body before his death.
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Was there only one reason why people thought Judas betrayed Jesus?
No, people believe there were many reasons because not one main reason was explained fully in the Bible
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What is the 'Last Supper'?
The last meal Jesus ate with the disciples before his death.
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What is the Last Supper in relation to the Eucharist?
It is the first eucharist as Jesus gave the bread as his body and the wine as his blood.
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What did Mark try to signal to Christians during his account of the passover?
Jesus' death signalled the new covenant with God.
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Why is this ceremony to important to Christians today?
It makes taking the eucharist more symbolic.
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What is transubstantiation?
The belief that bread and wine blessed in the Mass mystically become Jesus' body and blood.
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What do the prayers in Gethsemane mean?
It shows Jesus' human side as he was scared to be crucified and wanted to stay on earth.
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Why does the prayers in Gethsemane cause problems?
If Jesus is in fact God then why does he have to pray to him to ask him something.
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What is the significance of the betrayal of Jesus?
It occured at night which shows that the guards didn't want any crowd incase they stopped the arrest.
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Who were the Sanhedrin?
The supreme Jewish council which found Jesus guilty of blasphemy.
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Who is the High Priest?
The chief Jewish leader at the time of Jesus.
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Why wasnt the trial before the High Priest fair? (1)
It was held at night which it wasnt allowed to.
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Why wasnt the trial before the High Priest fair? (2)
The witnesses never agreed to hearing Jesus blasphemy
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Why wasnt the trial before the High Priest fair? (3)
A person is guilty if they use God's name, but Jesus never did.
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Who is the pontius pilate?
The Roman prosecutor of Judea at the time of Jesus
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