Week of July 5

Week of July 5

July 5: Matthew 27

1) What irony is found in the sign hung on the cross intended to mock Jesus? (v. 27-37)?

2) What events happened when Jesus died on the cross and followed His resurrection (v. 51-53)?

  1. Veil of the temple was torn in two from top to bottom
  2. Earth quaked, rocks split, graves opened
  3. Many dead saints were raised after Christ's resurrection, went into the holy city and appeared to many
  4. All of the above

July 6: Matthew 28

1) After rolling away the stone, what did the angel of the Lord say to the women who came to Jesus' tomb on Sunday morning (see v. 1-8)?

2) What final directive or mission did Jesus give His disciples before He ascended into heaven (see v. 16-20)?

  1. Make disciples
  2. Baptize disciples
  3. Teach disciples
  4. All of the above

July 7: Luke 1

1) What important message did the angel Gabriel have for Mary (see v. 31-35)?

  1. By the Holy Spirit, you will conceive and give birth to a Son, and call His name Jesus
  2. He will be great, and will be called the Son of the Highest, the Son of God
  3. God will give Him the throne of His father David, and He will reign over Israel forever, and His kingdom will have no end
  4. All of the above

2) What did Elizabeth and her preborn baby in the womb do when they met with Mary who was expecting her own baby (see v. 39-45)?

July 8: Luke 2

1) Who greeted and blessed Joseph, Mary, and the infant Jesus when He was presented for circumcision at the Temple (see v. 22-48)?

  1. Moses and Elijah
  2. Simeon and Anna
  3. James and John
  4. None of the above

2) What was Jesus doing at the Temple as a 12-year-old and what answer did He give His mother who had frantically searched for Him (see v. 41-51)?

July 9: Luke 3-4

1) Other than being baptized, what sort of actions did John direct as proof of repentance (see 3:10-14)?

2) When Jesus taught for the first time in His hometown synagogue, how did He describe His Spirit-anointed mission (see 4:16-21; Isaiah 61:1-2)?

  1. Proclaim good news to the poor
  2. Proclaim liberty to the captives and recovering of sight to the blind
  3. Set at liberty those who are oppressed
  4. Proclaim the year of the Lord's favor
  5. All of the above

July 10: Luke 5

1) How did Peter respond to Jesus after the miraculous catch and how did Jesus reply (v. 1-11)?

2) Constantly thronged by crowds who came to be healed and hear Him teach, what did Jesus often do in between His public appearances (v. 15-16)?

  1. Signed autographs and sold memorabilia
  2. Went on a Sea of Galilee cruise
  3. Got alone with God to pray
  4. None of the above

July 11: Discussion Questions

1) What passage uniquely spoke to you this week?

2) What insights did you gain about God?

3) What application might this have to what is happening in the world today?

4) How would God have you apply this truth to your life?