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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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Jesus’ Death, Burial and Resurrection

Lesson 10


*1* What did Pilate conclude was the real reason the Jews wanted Jesus to be crucified (v10)? (a) They believed in Him, (b) they envied him, (c) they wanted Him to be king, (d) they were sincerely disappointed in Him. Answer: .

*2* Why did Pilate sentence Jesus' execution despite believing He was innocent (v15)? Answer: He wanted to please the Jews and avoid a .

*3* The man who was released in Jesus' place was guilty of what (v7)? Answer: He had participated in an insurrection in which he had committed .

*4&5* After Jesus had been scourged, what did the soldiers put on His head? Answer: A made of .

*6&7* What was written above Jesus, while He hung on the cross (v26)? Answer: A sign over Him said, "The of the ."

*8* The people mocking Christ said they would believe on Him if He would do what? Answer: They would believe if he would from the cross.

*9* What occurred in the temple when Jesus died? Answer: The of the temple was torn in two.

*10* Jesus was crucified with what kind of men? Answer: He was crucified between two .

*11* In whose tomb was Jesus buried (v43)? Answer: The tomb belonged to . (Cf. Matt. 27:57-60.)

*12* How did Pilate make sure Jesus was dead (v44,45)? Answer: He asked the if Jesus was dead.

*13&14* What was the tomb made of, and how was the opening sealed (v46)? Answer: It was hewn out of , and the opening was covered with a large .

*15* On what day did Jesus arise from the dead (v1,2)? Answer: The day of the week.

*16* Why did the women go to the tomb early on the first day of the week? Answer: They wanted to Jesus' body.

*17* What did the young man (angel) say had happened to Jesus? Answer: He said Jesus was not there because He had .

*18* What did Jesus say His disciples should do with the gospel (v15)? Answer: They should go into all the world and the gospel.

*19* What did Jesus say one must do to be saved (v16)? a) just believe in Jesus; b) just be baptized; c) pray the sinner's prayer; d) believe and be baptized. Answer: .

*20* What purpose was to be accomplished by miraculous signs (v20)? Answer: As inspired men preached the gospel, the accompanying signs served to the word.

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Copyright 1999, Gary Fisher

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