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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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Final Teachings of Jesus

Lesson 9


*1* According to v1-4, what subject was Jesus discussing in these verses? Answer: The destruction of the in Jerusalem.

*2* Instead of saying that the events of these verses were signs of the immediate end, what did Jesus say in v7? Answer: The end is .

*3* What did Jesus tell the disciples in Judea to do when they saw the evil thing in the temple (v14)? Answer: They should to the mountains.

*4* When did Jesus say all the things in 13:1-30 would occur? a) when He returns for the final judgment; b) within that generation; c) no one knows; d) 2000 years later. Answer: .

*5* Who knows when Jesus will return (cf. 1 Thess. 5:1,2)? a) those who study prophecies; b) the angels; c) Christians; d) only the Father. Answer: .

*6* What did the woman pour over Jesus' head? Answer: She poured out a flask of expensive made from nard (spikenard).

*7* What did the disciples think should have been done with the perfume? Answer: They thought it should be sold and the money given to the .

*8* When Jesus predicted that one of the disciples would betray Him, what did they ask? Answer: They asked, "".

*9&10* In the Lord's supper, what do the bread and fruit of the vine remind us of? Answer: The bread reminds us of Jesus' , and the fruit of the vine reminds us of His .

*11* What did Jesus predict Peter would do that very night? Answer: Peter would Jesus three times.

*12* How did Peter respond to this prediction? Answer: He said he would rather than deny Jesus.

*13* What did Jesus pray for in the garden? Answer: He asked for the to pass from Him.

*14* Whose will did Jesus say should be done? (a) His own will, (b) His Father's will, (c) the will of the Jewish leaders, (d) all of the preceding. Answer: .

*15* Who betrayed Jesus for money (cf. v10,11)? Answer: Jesus was betrayed by .

*16* What sign did he use to identify Jesus for the captors? Answer: He betrayed Jesus with a .

*17* Why was the Jewish court unable to convict Jesus on the basis of the testimony of the false witnesses? a) their testimony was inconsistent; b) the witnesses refused to testify; c) they could not allow false witnesses to testify in their court; d) Jesus refuted what they said. Answer: .

*18* What was finally used to convict Jesus in the Jewish trial? Answer: He admitted that He was the , the Son of the Blessed One.

*19* How many times did Peter deny Jesus during the Jewish trial? Answer (give a number): .

*20* How did he react when he realized that he had denied Jesus? a) killed himself; b) apologized to Jesus; c) gave up being an apostle; d) fled away and began to cry. Answer: .

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Copyright 1999, Gary Fisher

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