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Mark Lesson 8: Jesus' Triumphal Entry, Cleansing Temple

Free online Bible study course on the Gospel of MarkGospel of Mark Free Online Bible Study Course Lesson 8: Jesus' Triumphal Entry, cleansing the temple, teaching about authority, taxes, love, giving, and true greatness.

by Gary Fisher

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Jesus vs. Jewish Leaders

Quiz on Lesson 8

*1* What did Jesus ride when He entered Jerusalem? (a) a horse, (b) a boat, (c) a chariot, (d) a donkey colt. Answer: .

*2* As Jesus entered Jerusalem what did the crowd not do? a) put their clothes in the road; b) shout praises; c) try to prevent Him from entering the city; d) lay leafy branches in His path. Answer: .

*3* What was on the fig tree that Jesus saw? a) figs; b) leaves, but no figs; c) neither figs nor leaves; d) rotten figs. Answer: .

*4* Whom did Jesus expel from the temple? a) money changers and animals sellers; b) priests; c) harlots and murderers; d) Gentiles. Answer: .

*5* What was the main problem with the money changing and animal sales? a) it was always wrong to sell animals and change money; b) they were cheating people in the transactions; c) these activities weren't a part of God's purpose for the temple; d) there was no problem with it. Answer: .

*6*&7 When Jesus asked the Jewish leaders about John's baptism, what two choices did He give for its origin? Answer: He asked whether it came from or from .

*8* Why did Jesus refuse to answer the Jewish leaders' question? Answer: They proved they were dishonest because they refused to His question.

*9* What did the renters not do to the ones sent to collect the fruit? a) mistreat; b) beat; c) kill; d) give the fruit. Answer: .

*10* Jesus spoke this parable to rebuke whom? a) His disciples, b) the religious leaders of the Jews, c) Old Testament prophets, d) no one. Answer: .

*11* In the Scripture about the stone rejected by the builders, the stone referred to whom (see also Acts 4:11)? Answer: The stone was , who was rejected by the Jews' religious leaders.

*12* What question was Jesus asked (v14)? Answer: Is it lawful to to Caesar.

*13&14* What answer did Jesus give (v17)? Answer: Render to Caesar the things that are and to God the things that are .

*15* What did the Sadducees believe? Answer: They believed there is no .

*16* How did Jesus answer their question about marriage? Answer: He said that, when we rise from the dead, there will be no .

*17* How did Jesus prove the Sadducees' belief about resurrection was wrong? Answer: He quoted a passage in which God said, "I am the of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob," even after those men were dead

*18&19* What did Jesus say are the greatest commands? Answer: The greatest command is to God, and the second greatest is to your neighbor as yourself.

*20* How did Jesus show that the Jewish leaders misunderstood the Christ? Answer: They thought the Christ would just be David's son (i.e., He would be human), but Jesus quoted a passage showing He would also be David's (i.e., He would be Divine).

*21* How did Jesus' view of giving differ from that of most religious leaders then and now? He said the most important thing is: a) how much we give, b) the attitude with which we give, c) we must give a tenth, d) we must give as much as others give. Answer: .

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