Monday, January 23, 2017

Answer 1: Because he tells it that its ways are evil.

Answer 2: Because he was born to suffer and die.

Answer 3: Because it is not ready to receive him.

Answer 4: Because he heals on the Sabbath.

Answer 1: Festival of Booths.

Answer 2: Festival of Weeks.

Answer 3: Passover.

Answer 4: Festival of Lights.

Answer 1: His time had not yet come.

Answer 2: He did not want his mother, Mary, to know.

Answer 3: His brothers would not let him travel with him.

Answer 4: He wanted to hear what was being said about him.

Answer 1: Passionate intuition.

Answer 2: The unseen spirit within.

Answer 3: The sun hid behind a cloud.

Answer 4: A daffodil about to bloom.

Answer 1: in our own eyes.

Answer 2: in the ways of the world.

Answer 3: from the words of sinners.

Answer 4: before we have learned the word of God.

Answer 1: Psalm 100

Answer 2: Psalm 23

Answer 3: Psalm 1

Answer 4: Psalm 139

Answer 1: Otello

Answer 2: Carmen

Answer 3: Rigoletto

Answer 4: William Tell

Answer 1: Performing a circumcision on the Sabbath.

Answer 2: Pulling an ox from a ditch.

Answer 3: Walking to a synagogue.

Answer 4: A thirsty man drinking a cup of water.

Answer 1: Appearances.

Answer 2: Apparent miracles.

Answer 3: The words of false prophets.

Answer 4: Our own wisdom.

Answer 1: Satan

Answer 2: Cain

Answer 3: Mary

Answer 4: Noah

Answer 1: The gloves of holiness

Answer 2: The breastplate of righteousness

Answer 3: The shield of faith

Answer 4: The belt of truth

Answer 1: He would be in heaven.

Answer 2: They were too hard of heart to hear his words.

Answer 3: He needed to go into hiding until his time had come.

Answer 4: He was leaving Judea for a short time to carry his message to the Greeks.

Answer 1: The guards were so taken with his teaching that they did not comply with their orders.

Answer 2: The irons fell from his wrists and he went where the guards could not find him.

Answer 3: The Pharisees had not built a solid enough case against him.

Answer 4: He sneaked into Jerusalem and the authorities did not know he was there until he had left.

Answer 1: At the time Christ was glorified (after his death and resurrection)

Answer 2: When Christ was baptized by John the Baptist

Answer 3: At the moment Christ died on the cross.

Answer 4: When Jesus was born.

Answer 1: The Pharisees.

Answer 2: The Romans.

Answer 3: All of Israel.

Answer 4: Pontius Pilate.

Answer 1: They did not know he had been born in Bethlehem.

Answer 2: They did not know that his mother, Mary, was a virgin when he was born.

Answer 3: They did not like people from Nazareth.

Answer 4: Word of his miracles had not yet reached Jerusalem.

Answer 1: Because none of the Pharisees believed in him.

Answer 2: Because the arrest warrant had been properly issued by Roman authorities.

Answer 3: Because the guards had taken an oath to obey them.

Answer 4: Because he claimed to have fed 5,000 people with five loaves and two fish.

Answer 1: Let him who is without sin cast the first stone.

Answer 2: To forgive is divine.

Answer 3: God will forgive your trespasses as you forgive those who trespass against you.

Answer 4: Let her live, that you may drink from the fountain of living water.

Answer 1: Adultery

Answer 2: Theft

Answer 3: Murder

Answer 4: Blasphemy

Answer 1: Told her he would not condemn her, and that she should go and sin no more.

Answer 2: Told her he would not be there to save her if she sinned again.

Answer 3: Told her that she must become a nun and serve others as penance for her sin.

Answer 4: Told her that she should drink from a fountain that would give her eternal life.

Answer 1: Two

Answer 2: One

Answer 3: One free man or two slaves

Answer 4: Five

Answer 1: Himself and God the Father

Answer 2: Only himself

Answer 3: Himself and John the Baptist

Answer 4: John the Baptist and Simon Peter.

Answer 1: A hymn written by Thomas Aquinas.

Answer 2: An Italian bread cooked and eaten during Lent.

Answer 3: A term used to describe Chist in the Book of Acts.

Answer 4: An alternate name for St. John the Divine.

Answer 1: Somewhere they could not come.

Answer 2: To be with his Father for eternity.

Answer 3: To Jerusalem in order to fulfill his prophecy.

Answer 4: To bring light to the Gentiles.

Answer 1: Made tents

Answer 2: Worked as a scribe.

Answer 3: Healed the sick.

Answer 4: Made rope for ships.

Answer 1: Psalm 23.

Answer 2: Psalm 100.

Answer 3: Psalm 123.

Answer 4: Psalm 1.

Answer 1: Solomon.

Answer 2: Enoch.

Answer 3: Nebuchadnezzar.

Answer 4: Jereboam.

Answer 1: Enoch.

Answer 2: Methusaleh.

Answer 3: Adam.

Answer 4: Abraham.

Answer 1: Herod

Answer 2: Pontius Pilate

Answer 3: A crowd.

Answer 4: Satan.

Answer 1: She danced for him.

Answer 2: She seduced him.

Answer 3: She convinced him that John was trying to have him assassinated.

Answer 4: She got him drunk.

Answer 1: Matthew

Answer 2: Mark

Answer 3: Luke

Answer 4: John

Answer 1: Mark

Answer 2: Matthew

Answer 3: John

Answer 4: Luke

Answer 1: Good news.

Answer 2: Holy book.

Answer 3: Truth.

Answer 4: Life of God.

Answer 1: Good news.

Answer 2: Preaching.

Answer 3: Breath of an angel.

Answer 4: Telling the truth.

Answer 1: Paul.

Answer 2: Mark.

Answer 3: Matthew.

Answer 4: John the Evangelist.

Answer 1: James (the Just)

Answer 2: James the Great

Answer 3: Paul

Answer 4: Peter

Answer 1: A single narrative encompassing the four canonical gospels.

Answer 2: A method of singing in four parts.

Answer 3: An apologium explaining apparent contradictions in a canonical gospel.

Answer 4: A work similar to a concordance which shows similar passages in different gospels.

Answer 1: Set us free.

Answer 2: Give us eternal life.

Answer 3: Give us wisdom that will not perish.

Answer 4: Let us score 100% on Bible quizzes.

Answer 1: Because they were children of Abraham and had never been slaves.

Answer 2: Because they were part of the Roman Empire.

Answer 3: Because they believed they were slaves to sin.

Answer 4: Because servitude under Jewish law was limited to 7 years.

Answer 1: Abraham.

Answer 2: God.

Answer 3: Jesus.

Answer 4: Israel (Jesse)

Answer 1: What the Father had taught him.

Answer 2: That which was given to him by the Holy Spirit.

Answer 3: Words that would be truth for all eternity.

Answer 4: Part of the truth, which would become fully known to them before a year had passed.

Answer 1: An early Christian hymn frequently used in more liturgical churches.

Answer 2: The Latin name for the 23d Psalm.

Answer 3: An apologium written by Augustine.

Answer 4: A disparaging name given to the "tedious" Great Litany by unhappy medieval monks.

Answer 1: So that the works of God might be displayed in him.

Answer 2: Because he had sinned.

Answer 3: Because his parents had sinned.

Answer 4: Because he had leprosy.

Answer 1: To heal a blind man.

Answer 2: To depict how God made Adam.

Answer 3: To offend the Pharisees.

Answer 4: To show how God\'s love was like the rain when it nourishes crops.

Answer 1: Unmarried.

Answer 2: Gentle.

Answer 3: Respectable.

Answer 4: Not a lover of money.

Answer 1: Washed his face.

Answer 2: Cried out that he could see.

Answer 3: Fell to his knees before Jesus.

Answer 4: Gave thanks to God the Father.

Answer 1: It was done on the Sabbath.

Answer 2: Jesus acted as if he were a god.

Answer 3: Jesus did it in the name of God.

Answer 4: Jesus claimed that only the Messiah could heal the man.

Answer 1: Asked the parents of the man if he had really been blind.

Answer 2: Praised God for His mercy.

Answer 3: Stated that they could have healed him if he had come to them in faith.

Answer 4: Called Jesus a magician whose powers came from Satan.

Answer 1: Threw him out of the synagogue.

Answer 2: Put him in jail.

Answer 3: Called him a liar and threw stones at him.

Answer 4: Threw sand in his eyes.

Answer 1: Blesses it.

Answer 2: Makes it fruitful.

Answer 3: Strengthens its walls against storms.

Answer 4: Paints it with the blood of a lamb.

Answer 1: Mennonite.

Answer 2: Baptist.

Answer 3: Latter Day Saints (Mormon).

Answer 4: Coptic.

Answer 1: A thief.

Answer 2: A sinner.

Answer 3: One who does not believe Jesus.

Answer 4: A wolf in sheep clothing.

Answer 1: They recognize his voice.

Answer 2: They know his face.

Answer 3: He shines before them like a lamp in darkness.

Answer 4: By his deeds.

Answer 1: Ash Wednesday.

Answer 2: Good Friday.

Answer 3: Mardis Gras.

Answer 4: Easter.

Answer 1: Forty days.

Answer 2: 28 days.

Answer 3: It varies according to the date of Easter.

Answer 4: Seven weeks.

Answer 1: You should break your fast on Sunday. Sundays do not count!

Answer 2: The fasting period lasts from dawn until half an hour after sunset.

Answer 3: You should write the items in your fast on paper and carry it with you.

Answer 4: The first thing you should give up is alcohol, if you normally drink it.

Answer 1: Lays down his life for his sheep.

Answer 2: Leads his sheep into green valleys.

Answer 3: Tends to his flock both day and night.

Answer 4: Ignores the wolf, for he knows that his sheep will not be harmed.

Answer 1: Raising an army to overthrow Rome.

Answer 2: Being possessed by a demon.

Answer 3: Breaking the laws of Moses.

Answer 4: Calling himself a god.

Answer 1: Spring

Answer 2: Mourning

Answer 3: A fast

Answer 4: Sleep

Answer 1: A blind Irish monk.

Answer 2: Martin Luther.

Answer 3: John Wesley.

Answer 4: St. Augustine.

Answer 1: The patron saint of Ireland.

Answer 2: Easter.

Answer 3: John the Baptist.

Answer 4: Ascension Day.

Answer 1: People who have gotten wealthy by doing wrong.

Answer 2: People who are beautiful on the outside but evil within.

Answer 3: Anyone.

Answer 4: Those who appear intelligent but lack wisdom.

Answer 1: Mary of Bethany.

Answer 2: Mary Magdelene.

Answer 3: Elizabeth.

Answer 4: The woman at the well.

Answer 1: Lazarus.

Answer 2: Peter.

Answer 3: James.

Answer 4: John.

Answer 1: Bethany.

Answer 2: Cana.

Answer 3: Nazareth.

Answer 4: Jerusalem.

Answer 1: Didymus.

Answer 2: James the Less

Answer 3: Philip.

Answer 4: Eunochyus.

Answer 1: Lazarus.

Answer 2: Josephus.

Answer 3: Peter.

Answer 4: Elvis.

Answer 1: Stumble.

Answer 2: Stray from his path.

Answer 3: Fail to find Him.

Answer 4: Fall into the snares of the wicked.

Answer 1: Tintoretto.

Answer 2: Andy Warhol.

Answer 3: Fra Lippo Lippi.

Answer 4: Vincent Van Gogh.

Answer 1: Her lips drip honey, but her end is as bitter as gall.

Answer 2: She traps the unwary and leads them into the pit.

Answer 3: She smells like flowers, but her fruit is destruction.

Answer 4: Her flashing eyes cover a pit of sharpened stakes.

Answer 1: Four days.

Answer 2: Three days.

Answer 3: Forty hours.

Answer 4: Twelve hours.

Answer 1: Martha.

Answer 2: Mary.

Answer 3: Andrew.

Answer 4: Paul.

Answer 1: Because Lazarus was dead and his sister Mary grieved him.

Answer 2: Because he was in such pain from the nails.

Answer 3: Because Judas betrayed him.

Answer 4: Because Peter denied that he knew him.

Answer 1: A rank of bishop in Catholic and Orthodox churches.

Answer 2: A bishop who oversees a large city.

Answer 3: A kind of church that frequently moves its location.

Answer 4: An urban church that rents space from a large building, such as a storefront.

Answer 1: Straight to the grave.

Answer 2: Into a life of unrighteousness.

Answer 3: To a room without windows, where deeds are hid from sight.

Answer 4: Away from wisdom.

Answer 1: A graceful deer.

Answer 2: Gold that does not tarnish.

Answer 3: Rubies.

Answer 4: The sunlight of a fresh morning.

Answer 1: A cave with a rock in front of it.

Answer 2: A cavern set into the side of a white cliff.

Answer 3: A grave dug in clay.

Answer 4: A mausoleum of alabaster.

Answer 1: Rembrandt.

Answer 2: Da Vinci.

Answer 3: Renoir.

Answer 4: Georgia OKeefe.

Answer 1: He said, in a loud voice, Lazarus come forth!

Answer 2: He sprinkled water on the face of Lazarus.

Answer 3: He spit on the ground and made mud, which he applied to Lazarus.

Answer 4: He knocked three times on the stone in front of the tomb.

Answer 1: Sanhedrin.

Answer 2: Pharisees.

Answer 3: Sadducess.

Answer 4: Metropolitan.

Answer 1: Caiphas.

Answer 2: Annas.

Answer 3: Melchizadek.

Answer 4: Pontius Pilate.

Answer 1: Charles Dickens

Answer 2: William Wordsworth

Answer 3: John Wesley

Answer 4: Robert Frost

Give me strength for days to come;

Guide and guard me with Thy blessing

Till Thy angels bid me home.

Answer 1: Raising Lazarus from the dead.

Answer 2: Saying God was his Father.

Answer 3: Baptizing with the Holy Spirit.

Answer 4: Telling the Pharisees that they would not see God when they died.

Answer 1: A powerful Sadducee who had once been the High Priest.

Answer 2: The brother of Lazarus.

Answer 3: A wealthy Greek who lived in Bethany and defended Jesus.

Answer 4: The Roman who paid Judas to betray Jesus.

Answer 1: Nard.

Answer 2: Myrrh.

Answer 3: Oil of frankincense.

Answer 4: Sandalwood in olive oil.

Answer 1: Her hair.

Answer 2: A sponge.

Answer 3: A purple cloth.

Answer 4: White linen.

Answer 1: Because the perfume she used cost so much.

Answer 2: It was unlawful for a woman to soil her hair.

Answer 3: She was not one of the apostles.

Answer 4: It was unlawful for an umarried woman to touch the bare feet of a man.

Answer 1: Stealing money.

Answer 2: Adultery.

Answer 3: Stealing a goat.

Answer 4: Blasphemy.

Answer 1: The poor will always be with you.

Answer 2: The time to glorify the Son of man is come.

Answer 3: A woman may spend her money as she pleases.

Answer 4: Money given in worship should not be questioned.

Answer 1: Their evil deeds.

Answer 2: Their lack of wisdom.

Answer 3: Their lack of faith in the Lord.

Answer 4: The snares Satan places in the darkness.

Answer 1: With gentleness and respect.

Answer 2: With the power of the Holy Spirit.

Answer 3: With strong testimony of the power of Jesus.

Answer 4: By praying out loud for their salvation.

Answer 1: On a donkey.

Answer 2: On a horse.

Answer 3: By foot.

Answer 4: Carried on the shoulders of his worshippers.

Answer 1: Palm fronds.

Answer 2: Flowers.

Answer 3: Stalks of wheat.

Answer 4: Prayers written on paper.

Answer 1: A psalm.

Answer 2: Isaiah.

Answer 3: The Sermon on the Mount.

Answer 4: Genesis.

Answer 1: Zecheriah.

Answer 2: Jeremiah.

Answer 3: Isaiah.

Answer 4: Elias.

Answer 1: Isaiah

Answer 2: Ezekiel.

Answer 3: Judges.

Answer 4: Exodus.

Answer 1: The ant.

Answer 2: The dove.

Answer 3: The raven.

Answer 4: The lamb.

Answer 1: Philip.

Answer 2: Peter.

Answer 3: Andrew.

Answer 4: Mary.

Answer 1: The doctrine of the trinity.

Answer 2: Belief in Christ and his divinity.

Answer 3: The Watch Tower

Answer 4: The book of Isaiah

Answer 1: The Pope.

Answer 2: The Archbishop of Canterbury.

Answer 3: The Patriarch.

Answer 4: The Holy Roman Emperor.