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According to Gospel of Matthew, where was Jesus crucified?
c. Potter's Field
Golgotha - Golgotha is outside the walls of Jerusalem.
The bible states that the Romans offered Jesus a drink before his crucifixion. What was he given?
Vinegar - After tasting the mixture, Jesus refuses to drink the rest.
In the Gospel according to Matthew, who is compelled to carry Jesus' cross?
Simon - The Bible states that Simon was a man from Cyrene.
How many men were crucified with Jesus?
Two - There was one on either side of him.
When Jesus was crucified, he was not alone. What crimes had the others committed?
Theft - The name of these men is not given.
According to the Gospel of Mark, who is given the body of Jesus after he is taken down from the cross?
a. Jesus' Mother Mary
b. Mary Magdalene
c. Joseph of Arimathea
Joseph of Arimathea - Joseph went to Pilate and asked for the body.
The Bible states that there was writing on the cross. According to John, who wrote the words on the cross?
a. A Centurion
b. Pontius Pilot
Pontius Pilot - According to the Gospel of John, after writing the words Pilate said, 'What I have written, I have written'.
According to the Gospel of John, the men crucified with Jesus had certain bones broken. What bones did the Romans break?
Legs - They were going to break the legs of Jesus, but found that he was dead.
According to the Gospel of Mark, how many devils had Jesus cast out of Mary Magdalene?
Seven - According to the gospel of Mark, Jesus first appears to Mary of Magdalene.
The Bible states that Jesus arose on which day?
a. The Sabbath
b. The last day of the week
c. Ash Wednesday
d. The first day of the week
The first day of the week - This wording appears in the Gospels of Mark, John, Matthew and Luke.
According to Luke, what celebration were Jesus and his disciples recognising at the Last supper?
b. Rosh Hashanah
c. Yom Kippur
Passover - Passover recognizes the emancipation of the Israelites.
How many disciples attended the last Supper?
12 - Including Jesus, there were thirteen people at the meal. This is one of the theories as to why thirteen is an unlucky number.
According to Luke, the servant of the high priest was injured while trying to apprehend Jesus. What happened to him?
a. His leg was slashed
b. His hand was cut off
c. His ear was cut off
d. He was stabbed in the side
His ear was cut off - According to Luke, Jesus healed the injury.
Which disciple betrays Jesus three times?
Peter - Jesus foretells the event. After the first denial, Peter cries bitterly. This incident is often referred to as the Repentance of Peter.
In the Easter Story, what is the name of the prisoner who is released instead of Jesus?
Barabbas - Pilate permits the crowd to choose who will be released, and they select Barabbas.
What does Judas do to indicate to the high priests which man is Jesus?
a. He kisses Jesus
b. He points at Jesus
c. He stands on the left side of Jesus
d. He shakes the hand of Jesus
He kisses Jesus - Judas Iscariot was given money to betray Jesus.
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