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  • 1. 

    Write text here

  • 2. 

    On matching and multiple choice, select the BEST answer. There may be more than one answer that is slightly correct, but there is only ONE BEST answer. IF there are checkboxes instead of radio buttons for multiple choice questions, SELECT ALL THAT APPLY. On fill in the blank, capitalization doesn't matter. Wrong punctuation may cause it to be wrong. The fill in the blanks are mostly rigged to accept some variants of the answer. Have fun and good luck!

  • 3. 

    When Jesus is mocked by the soldiers in Mark 15:16, he is led into a hall called __________.

    Explanation
    The Praetorium is the residence of the Roman governor. Pontius Pilate was a governor, so Jesus was led into here.

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  • 4. 

    When Jesus cried "Eloi, Eloi lama sabachthani?" on the Cross, some thought he was calling for Isaiah.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Jesus was crying for God, though some thought he was calling for Elijah. No one thought he was calling for Isaiah.

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  • 5. 

    Simon, a Cyrenian, did which of the following for Christ?

    • A.

      Gave Him vinegar

    • B.

      Bore His Cross

    • C.

      Removed the spear in His side

    • D.

      Buried Him in a tomb

    Correct Answer
    B. Bore His Cross
    Explanation
    Simon bore the cross of Jesus.

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  • 6. 

    Golgotha is also known as _________.

    Correct Answer
    The Place of the Skull
    The Place of a Skull
    place of the skull
    place of a skull
    Explanation
    Golgotha is a biblical term that refers to the place where Jesus was crucified. It is also known as "The Place of the Skull" because it is believed to resemble a skull-like shape. The various options provided in the answer all convey the same meaning, indicating that Golgotha is synonymous with "The Place of the Skull" or "place of a skull".

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  • 7. 

    Which disciple denied Christ 3 times?

    Correct Answer
    Peter
    Explanation
    Peter is the disciple who denied Christ three times. This is mentioned in the New Testament of the Bible, specifically in the Gospel of Matthew, Mark, and Luke. During the Last Supper, Jesus predicted that Peter would deny him three times before the rooster crowed. Later, when Jesus was arrested, Peter indeed denied knowing him three times out of fear. This event is significant because it shows Peter's human weakness and later serves as a powerful moment of repentance and forgiveness in his life.

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  • 8. 

    When Jesus blessed and broke the bread at the Last Supper, what did he say?

    Correct Answer
    Take, eat; this is My Body
    Take eat this is My Body
    Take, eat, this is My body
  • 9. 

    Abba in Aramaic means _______.

    Correct Answer
    Father
    Papa
    Daddy
    Dad
    Explanation
    Abba in Aramaic is a term that can be translated to various words in English, including Father, Papa, Daddy, and Dad. It is a term of endearment used to refer to one's father figure. The multiple translations reflect the different ways in which individuals may address or refer to their fathers in different cultures and languages.

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  • 10. 

    The Last Supper symbolizes what sacrament?

    Correct Answer
    Eucharist
    Holy Communion
    Communion
    Holy Eucharist
    Explanation
    The Last Supper symbolizes the sacrament of Eucharist, Holy Communion, Communion, or Holy Eucharist. This is because during the Last Supper, Jesus shared bread and wine with his disciples, instructing them to do the same in his memory. This act of sharing bread and wine represents the body and blood of Christ, which is central to the sacrament of Eucharist or Holy Communion in Christian faith. The terms Communion and Holy Eucharist are also used interchangeably to refer to this sacrament.

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  • 11. 

    When Jesus is anointed at Bethany, he asks why this was done when it should have been spent on the poor.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Jesus said that the anointing was done to prepare for him burial, and criticizes those who say it's only for the poor.

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  • 12. 

    Judas' last name is _______.

    Correct Answer
    Iscariot
    Explanation
    Judas' last name is Iscariot. This is a well-known fact in biblical history. In the New Testament, Judas Iscariot is identified as one of the twelve apostles of Jesus Christ who famously betrayed him. The name "Iscariot" is believed to have originated from the Hebrew word "Ish Kerioth," which means "man from Kerioth." This further supports the identification of Judas as Iscariot.

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  • 13. 

    The Feast of Unleavened Bread is also called _________.

    Correct Answer
    Passover
    Explanation
    The Feast of Unleavened Bread is also known as Passover. This is because Passover is a significant Jewish holiday that commemorates the liberation of the Israelites from slavery in ancient Egypt. During this feast, the Israelites were instructed to eat unleavened bread, which symbolized their hasty departure from Egypt when they did not have time to let their bread rise. Therefore, the terms "Feast of Unleavened Bread" and "Passover" are used interchangeably to refer to the same event in Jewish tradition.

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  • 14. 

    "This is my blood of the new ________, which is shed for many"

    Correct Answer
    Covenant
    Explanation
    In this statement, the speaker refers to their blood as the blood of the new "covenant." A covenant is a binding agreement or promise between two parties, often with religious or spiritual connotations. The speaker suggests that their blood is being shed as a symbol of this new covenant, signifying a new agreement or promise that is being made.

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  • 15. 

    Who knows when Christ will return?

    Correct Answer
    The Father
    Father
    God
    Explanation
    This question is asking about the entity who knows when Christ will return. The correct answer is "The Father, Father, God." This suggests that the Father, who is also referred to as God, is the one who possesses the knowledge of Christ's return.

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  • 16. 

    The parable of the fig tree warns us to...

    • A.

      Be watchful and ready for the events of the final days

    • B.

      Not concern ourselves with the events of the future, lest we fail

    • C.

      Obey not only the word of God but of mortal authorities

    • D.

      Never focus on the past, because it will haunt us

    Correct Answer
    A. Be watchful and ready for the events of the final days
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Be watchful and ready for the events of the final days." The parable of the fig tree is a metaphor used by Jesus to teach his disciples about the signs of the end times. In this parable, Jesus compares the budding of a fig tree to the signs that indicate the coming of the kingdom of God. He warns his disciples to be watchful and ready for these events, emphasizing the importance of being spiritually prepared for the final days. This answer aligns with the message conveyed in the parable.

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  • 17. 

    The Roman general _____ defiled the temple during the destruction of Jerusalem by standing where he shouldn't.

    Correct Answer
    Titus
    Explanation
    Titus, the Roman general, is known for defiling the temple during the destruction of Jerusalem by standing where he shouldn't. This suggests that Titus, intentionally or unintentionally, violated the sacred space of the temple, which was considered a significant act of disrespect and desecration.

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  • 18. 

    Jesus said that the whole world would honor his disciples in Chapter 13.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    In Chapter 13 of the Bible, Jesus does not say that the whole world would honor his disciples. Therefore, the correct answer is False.

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  • 19. 

    Upon the Mount of _________, Peter, James, John, and Andrew ask Jesus when the beginning of sorrows will be.

    Correct Answer
    Olives
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Olives" because the question is asking about the location where Peter, James, John, and Andrew asked Jesus about the beginning of sorrows. This event is commonly referred to as the Olivet Discourse, as it took place on the Mount of Olives.

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  • 20. 

    The cursing of the fig tree in Chapter 11 demonstrates the power of _______ in God and prayer.

    Correct Answer
    Faith
    Explanation
    The cursing of the fig tree in Chapter 11 demonstrates the power of faith in God and prayer. This event showcases how Jesus, through his faith in God, was able to command the fig tree to wither and die. It highlights the belief that with strong faith, one can tap into the power of God and see miraculous outcomes through prayer. This story serves as a reminder of the importance of having unwavering faith in God's abilities and trusting in the power of prayer.

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  • 21. 

    When Jesus asked if the baptism of John was from heaven or from men, the chief priests responded that it was from heaven.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement is false. When Jesus asked if the baptism of John was from heaven or from men, the chief priests did not respond that it was from heaven. In fact, they refused to answer the question, fearing the backlash from the people who believed in John as a prophet.

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  • 22. 

    The cursing and withering of the fig tree may be considered which of the following:

    • A.

      A prophetic act

    • B.

      A way of showing that the Church should be filled with both Gentiles and Jews

    • C.

      A sign of the judgement of Israel

    • D.

      A way of reassuring the disciples that they are following his will when establishing the Church

    • E.

      A condemnation of the Gentiles

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. A prophetic act
    B. A way of showing that the Church should be filled with both Gentiles and Jews
    C. A sign of the judgement of Israel
    D. A way of reassuring the disciples that they are following his will when establishing the Church
    Explanation
    The cursing and withering of the fig tree is a prophetic act, signifying the judgement of Israel. The disciples need to learn that Israel is being rejected. They will establish His Church, ultimately filled with Gentiles and Jews, and need reassurance that they are following His will. The fig tree will be an indelible image in their minds. (from the footnote)

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  • 23. 

    Hosanna is best translated as which of the following?

    • A.

      Save

    • B.

      Save now

    • C.

      Save in the highest

    • D.

      God

    Correct Answer
    B. Save now
    Explanation
    "Hosanna" is a term often used in religious contexts, particularly in Christian worship. It is derived from Hebrew and is often interpreted as an exclamation of praise or adoration. In this context, "Save now" can be seen as an appropriate translation of "Hosanna," as it captures the sense of calling out for salvation or deliverance in the present moment. The other options, while related to the concept of salvation or God, do not capture the immediate urgency conveyed by "Save now."

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  • 24. 

    When Jesus asks the blind man what he wants Jesus to do , the blind man says “Rabboni, that I may receive my sight.” What does rabboni mean?

    Correct Answer
    My teacher
    Explanation
    The word "rabboni" means "my teacher" in Hebrew. In this context, the blind man is acknowledging Jesus as his teacher and asking him to grant him the ability to see. This response shows the blind man's faith and recognition of Jesus' authority and power.

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  • 25. 

    When Jesus heals the blind man, he says "Go your way, your _______ has made you well"

    Correct Answer
    Faith
    Explanation
    When Jesus heals the blind man, he tells him that his faith has made him well. This suggests that the blind man's belief and trust in Jesus' ability to heal played a crucial role in his healing. It implies that having faith in Jesus and his power can lead to miraculous healing and restoration.

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  • 26. 

    The blind man in Chapter 10 is located in:

    • A.

      Antioch

    • B.

      Jerusalem

    • C.

      Rome

    • D.

      Jericho

    • E.

      Athens

    Correct Answer
    D. Jericho
    Explanation
    In Chapter 10, the blind man is located in Jericho. This can be inferred from the options provided and the fact that the question asks for the location of the blind man.

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  • 27. 

    When the Pharisees came and asked Jesus if it was lawful for a man to divorce his wife, how did Jesus reply?

    • A.

      “What did Elijah command you?”

    • B.

      “What did Moses command you?”

    • C.

      “What did Isaiah command you?”

    • D.

      “What did Abraham command you?”

    Correct Answer
    B. “What did Moses command you?”
    Explanation
    Jesus replied to the Pharisees by asking them what Moses had commanded them regarding divorce. This response indicates that Jesus wanted to redirect the focus to the teachings of Moses, who was considered a highly respected figure in Jewish law. By asking this question, Jesus was challenging the Pharisees to reflect on their understanding of the law and to consider the authority of Moses' teachings on the matter of divorce.

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  • 28. 

    When Jesus says that a prophet permitted a man to write a certificate of divorce, he said it was because of the _______ of our heart.

    Correct Answer
    Hardness
    Explanation
    When Jesus says that a prophet permitted a man to write a certificate of divorce, he said it was because of the hardness of our heart. This means that the prophet allowed divorce because people's hearts were hardened and they were unwilling to reconcile or work on their marriages. Jesus is implying that divorce was not part of God's original plan for marriage, but was allowed due to the sinful and stubborn nature of human hearts.

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  • 29. 

    What God has joined, let man not _________.

    Correct Answer
    Separate
    Explanation
    This statement suggests that when God has united something or someone, humans should not try to break that bond or separate them. It implies that there is a divine purpose behind the union, and interfering with it goes against God's will.

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  • 30. 

    James and John were the sons of _________.

    Correct Answer
    Zebedee
    Explanation
    James and John were the sons of Zebedee.

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  • 31. 

    “For even the Son of Man did not come to be ________d but to ______ and to give His life a ransom for many.”

    Correct Answer
    Serve
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Serve". This is because the phrase "For even the Son of Man did not come to be served but to serve" is a quote from the Bible, specifically from Mark 10:45. In this passage, Jesus is explaining his purpose and mission on earth, stating that he came to serve others rather than being served. This emphasizes the selflessness and humility of Jesus in his teachings and actions.

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  • 32. 

    In Mark 10:19, Jesus affirms obedience to the Ten Commandments as an essential aspect of the quest for _________ and eternal life.

    Correct Answer
    Righteousness
    Explanation
    In Mark 10:19, Jesus states that obedience to the Ten Commandments is crucial for attaining righteousness and eternal life. This implies that by following these commandments, individuals can lead a morally upright and virtuous life, which is pleasing to God. Righteousness is the state of being morally right and just, and it is through this righteousness that one can achieve salvation and everlasting life. Therefore, the correct answer is righteousness.

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  • 33. 

    “But many who are _____ will be last, and the last ______.”

    Correct Answer
    First
    Explanation
    This sentence is a quote from the Bible, specifically from the book of Matthew. The missing words in the sentence are "first" and "will be first." The sentence is part of a larger passage where Jesus is teaching his disciples about humility and the importance of serving others. He explains that those who exalt themselves and seek to be first will be humbled and end up last, while those who humble themselves and put others first will be exalted and end up first.

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  • 34. 

    “Assuredly I say to you, whoever does not receive the Kingdom of God as a little _____ will by no means enter it.”  

    Correct Answer
    Child
    Explanation
    This statement is from the Bible, specifically from the book of Mark in the New Testament. In this passage, Jesus is teaching his disciples about the importance of humility and childlike faith in order to enter the Kingdom of God. By comparing the reception of the Kingdom of God to that of a child, Jesus emphasizes the need for simplicity, trust, and dependence on God. Therefore, the correct answer is "Child."

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  • 35. 

    During Jesus’ Third Prophecy of His Passion, He and His disciples were approaching Nazareth.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    They were approaching Jerusalem.

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  • 36. 

    When Jesus talks about the way his disciples should behave, what does he advise?

    • A.

      Physical mutilation

    • B.

      Precious relationships

    • C.

      Great leadership

    • D.

      Complete detachment

    Correct Answer
    D. Complete detachment
    Explanation
    Jesus advises his disciples to practice complete detachment. This means that they should not be attached to material possessions or worldly desires. Instead, they should focus on spiritual growth and prioritize their relationship with God above all else. Jesus teaches that true fulfillment and happiness come from letting go of attachment to the physical world and seeking a deeper connection with the divine. By detaching themselves from worldly distractions, his disciples can fully commit to following his teachings and living a life of faith and devotion.

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  • 37. 

    The return of _____, expected as preparation for the Messiah, was fulfilled by John the Baptist.

    Correct Answer
    Elijah
    Explanation
    The return of Elijah, expected as preparation for the Messiah, was fulfilled by John the Baptist. In Jewish tradition, it was believed that Elijah would return before the coming of the Messiah to prepare the way. John the Baptist, with his preaching and baptizing, was seen as fulfilling this role, as he came in the spirit and power of Elijah. He called people to repentance and announced the coming of the Messiah, just as Elijah was expected to do. Therefore, the return of Elijah was fulfilled by John the Baptist.

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  • 38. 

    After the Transfiguration, the disciples shared what they had seen with only their disciples.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    They shared it with no one.

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  • 39. 

    Who says that Jesus is indeed the Christ directly to Jesus' face, shown as a confession of faith?

    Correct Answer
    Peter
    Explanation
    Peter is the correct answer because in the Bible, specifically in Matthew 16:16, Peter declares to Jesus, "You are the Christ, the Son of the living God." This statement is considered a confession of faith as Peter directly acknowledges Jesus as the Messiah, the anointed one. This declaration highlights Peter's belief in Jesus' divinity and his recognition of Jesus' true identity.

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  • 40. 

    The Transfiguration is a sign of Christ's ______.

    • A.

      Divinity

    • B.

      Morality

    • C.

      Discipline

    Correct Answer
    A. Divinity
    Explanation
    The Transfiguration refers to the event in the Bible where Jesus' appearance was transformed and became radiant in the presence of Moses and Elijah. This event is seen as a sign of Christ's divinity, as it reveals his true nature as the Son of God. The radiance and transformation signify his divine glory and power, distinguishing him from mere mortals. This event further confirms Jesus' identity as the Messiah and reinforces his authority and role as the Son of God.

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  • 41. 

    Check the figures who are present during the Transfiguration:

    • A.

      God (the Father)

    • B.

      Moses

    • C.

      Elijah

    • D.

      Isaiah

    • E.

      Adam

    • F.

      Abraham

    • G.

      Jesus

    • H.

      David

    • I.

      Solomon

    • J.

      Paul

    • K.

      Peter

    • L.

      Luke

    • M.

      Mark

    • N.

      John

    • O.

      Matthew

    • P.

      Judas

    • Q.

      Joshua

    • R.

      James

    • S.

      Methusala

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. God (the Father)
    B. Moses
    C. Elijah
    G. Jesus
    K. Peter
    N. John
    R. James
    Explanation
    The figures who are present during the Transfiguration are God (the Father), Moses, Elijah, Jesus, Peter, John, and James.

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  • 42. 

    After how many days did Jesus take his chosen disciples to the mountain and transfigure himself before them?

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      6

    • C.

      7

    • D.

      9

    • E.

      12

    Correct Answer
    B. 6
    Explanation
    Jesus took his chosen disciples to the mountain and transfigured himself before them after 6 days.

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  • 43. 

    As he was transfigured, Jesus’ clothes became exceedingly white and shining, like _______.

    Correct Answer
    Snow
    Explanation
    As Jesus was transfigured, his clothes became incredibly bright and radiant, resembling the appearance of snow. Snow is known for its pure white color and its ability to reflect light, which aligns with the description of Jesus' clothes becoming exceedingly white and shining. This comparison emphasizes the divine and supernatural nature of Jesus' transfiguration, highlighting his holiness and glory.

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  • 44. 

    The Father appears in the Transfiguration as a ______.

    Correct Answer
    Cloud
    Explanation
    In the Transfiguration, the Father appears as a cloud. This is significant because in the Bible, clouds are often associated with the presence of God. In this particular event, a bright cloud overshadowed Jesus and a voice from the cloud declared, "This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased; listen to him." The cloud symbolizes the divine presence and authority of the Father, affirming Jesus as his Son and instructing others to listen to him.

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  • 45. 

    During the Transfiguration, the Father says “This is My Beloved Son. ___ Him!”

    Correct Answer
    Hear
    Explanation
    During the Transfiguration, the Father declares that Jesus is His beloved Son and instructs those present to "hear" Him. This implies that the Father is emphasizing the importance of listening to Jesus and following His teachings. By using the word "hear," the Father is emphasizing the authority and significance of Jesus' words, urging the listeners to pay attention and heed His message.

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  • 46. 

    “For whoever desires to _____ his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for My sake and the gospel’s will _____ it.”

    Correct Answer
    Save
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Save". The passage is suggesting that whoever desires to save their life will actually lose it, but whoever is willing to lose their life for the sake of Jesus and the gospel will ultimately save it. This implies that true salvation and fulfillment come from selflessly surrendering one's own desires and priorities in order to follow Jesus and spread his message.

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  • 47. 

    “Whoever desires to come after me, let him ____ himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.”

    Correct Answer
    Deny
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "deny". In this context, Jesus is speaking about the requirements of discipleship. He is saying that whoever wants to follow him must deny themselves, meaning they must put aside their own desires and priorities in order to fully commit to following him. This involves taking up their cross, which symbolizes embracing the difficulties and sacrifices that come with being a disciple of Jesus. By denying themselves and taking up their cross, they are able to truly follow Jesus and live according to his teachings.

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  • 48. 

    Peter serves the intent of _____ when he tries to lead Jesus away from the path of suffering.

    Correct Answer
    Satan
    Devil
    The devil
    Explanation
    In this question, the intent of Peter trying to lead Jesus away from the path of suffering aligns with the role of Satan or the devil. Both Satan and the devil are commonly associated with tempting individuals to stray from the righteous path and avoid suffering. Therefore, any of the given options - Satan, Devil, or The devil - can be considered as the correct answer for this question.

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  • 49. 

    The Hebrew equivalent of “Christ” is ________.

    Correct Answer
    N/A
  • 50. 

    The blind man healed in Bethsaida is healed immediately when Christ spits on his eyes.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    It comes back gradually, in stages.

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