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Gospel of Mark Bible study course

Portraits of Jesus

A Study of the Gospel of Mark

by Gary Fisher

Gospel of Mark Bible study course

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Defective Spiritual Vision

Lesson 6


*1* How many men did Jesus feed on this occasion? (a) 4000, (b) 5000, (c) 12, (d) none. Answer: . (Note carefully: This is a multiple choice question. In order to answer correctly, the student must insert a letter, not a number!)

*2* How many baskets of food were taken up from the seven loaves and few fish (v8)? Answer: baskets.

*3* What request did the Pharisees make that Jesus refused to grant? Answer: They wanted Him to perform a from heaven.

*4* What warning did Jesus give to His disciples? Answer: They should beware the of the Pharisees.

*5&6* In saying this, what did Jesus mean by "leaven" (see also Matt. 16:12; Luke 12:1)? Answer: He referred to their false and their .

*7* How did the blind man see after Jesus first touched him? Answer: He saw men that looked like walking around.

*8* How did he see after Jesus finished with him? Answer: He saw everything .

*9* Who did people consider Jesus to be? a) John the Baptist, b) Elijah, c) one of the prophets, d) all the preceding. Answer: .

*10* What did Peter confess regarding Jesus' identity? a) He was a great teacher; b) He was a sublime philosopher; c) He was the Christ; d) He was a prophet, but not Divine. Answer: .

*11* How did Peter react to Jesus' announcement of His coming suffering? Answer: He took Jesus aside and began to Him.

*12&13* What did Jesus say was the reason Peter would not believe Jesus was going to die? Answer: He was not minding the things of but the things of .

*14* Which of the following was not given as a requirement for being a disciple? a) deny self; b) take up ones cross; c) follow Jesus; d) speak in tongues. Answer: .

*15&16* How did Jesus teach the importance of proper priorities? Answer: He asked what profit a man would have if he could gain the whole but then lose his .

*17&18* Jesus said some of the people standing there would not die before they saw what (9:1)? Answer: They would not die till the saw the of God come with .

*19&20* What two Old Testament characters appeared on the mountain and talked with Jesus? Answer: and .

*21* What did Peter want to do on the mountain when he saw Jesus together with these men? Answer: He wanted to build three .

*22&23* What did the Father then say about Jesus? Answer: He said that Jesus was His , so people should to Him.

*24&25* When were Peter, James and John permitted to tell about the transfiguration? Answer: They could tell about it after Jesus had from the .

*26* What problem did the man's son have? Answer: He was possessed by a that caused him to be mute.

*27* What happened when Jesus rebuked the unclean spirit (demon)? The spirit (demon): a) cried out, b) convulsed or tore him, c) came out, d) all of the preceding. Answer: .

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Copyright 1999, Gary Fisher

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