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Reprint: 1999

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Lesson 1

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1. Jesus is the fulfillment of the Old Testament. Read Matthew 5:17 and fill in the blanks: "Think not that I am come to ____________________________, or the prophets: I am __________________ to destroy, but _____________________________."

2. Look up II Peter 1:21 and fill in the blanks: "For the prophecy came _______ in old time by the _________ _____________: but holy men of God spake as they were _______________ by the _________________."

3. Read Luke 1:5,6 and fill in the blanks: "There was in the days of Herod, the king of Judea, a certain priest named _______________________, of the course of Abia: and his wife was of the daughters of Aaron, and her name was ________________________. And they were both ____________________ before God, __________________ in all the _________________________ and ________________________ of the Lord ___________________________."

4. According to Luke 1:5, Zacharias was a _______________ of the course of ___________. His wife was a daughter of _______________. According to Exodus 28:1, Aaron was appointed by God to minister to Him in the ________________________________________.

5. Read Luke 1:19, 20, 63 and answer these questions:

a. Where did Gabriel stand?_______________________________________________________________

b. What did Gabriel show Zacharias?_______________________________________________________

  1. How did the father show that the baby’s name was John? Verse 63 _____________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________

6. Who told the parents that they must call their baby John? Look up Luke 1:13, 19. ____________________

7. Answer these questions about Mary and Elisabeth:

a. Mary and Elisabeth were ________________. Luke 1:36

b. Mary stayed with Elisabeth for how long a period? _________________________________ Luke 1:56

c. Elisabeth, in Luke 1:43, calls Mary _____________________________________________________.

8. Read Luke 1:15 and fill in the blanks: "For he shall be ________________ in the sight of the Lord, and shall drink neither ____________ nor ____________________________; and he shall be filled with the ______________________, even from his mother’s womb."

 

Lesson 2 

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1. In the following texts Jesus is called: Genesis 49:10 ______________________; Numbers 24:17 ________

____________________________, and _____________________; Isaiah 7:14 ______________________;

Micah 5:2 ____________________________________________; John 1:1 ____________________;

John 1:34 ____________________________; and John 1:36 _____________________________________

2. According to Matthew 1:21 Joseph is commanded to call the child Jesus because _____________________

_____________________________________________________________________________________.

3. Jesus says of Himself in Luke 19:10 that He is come to "_________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________________________________."

4. In Luke 2:25, we read that Simeon was ___________ and _________________, waiting for the consolation of Israel, and the ___________________________ was _______________________. In Luke 2:37 we read that Anna served _______________________________________________________________________.

5. According to Luke 2:38, Anna spoke to all that ________________________________________________

_________________________.

6. Look up Matthew 2:1-12 and answer these questions:

a. What sign did God give these wise men of Jesus’ birth? _______________________________________

b. What did the wise men call Jesus? ________________________________________________________

c. Why did they come to Jerusalem? See also Matthew 5:35. ____________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________

d. What gifts did they present to Jesus? ______________________________________________________

7. Answer these questions about Herod after you read Matthew 2:3, 4, 7, 16:

a. How did Herod feel after he heard about these things? ____________________________________

b. Whom did Herod call and what did he ask them?____________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________________

c. What did Herod do when he was mocked of the wise men?____________________________________

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8. Look up Matthew 2:13-15 and answer these questions:

a. Who warned Joseph? __________________________________________________________________

b. What was Joseph told to do? ____________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________

c. How long did Jesus stay in Egypt?________________________________________________________

9. According to Matthew 2:23, why was Jesus brought to live in Nazareth?_____________________________

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Lesson 3 

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1. What other name is given to John in Matthew 17:10-13? _________________________________________

2. Read Mark 1:4-6 and answer the following questions: How was John dressed? _______________________

________________________________________________________________ Where did he labor?_____

_______________________________________________________________________________________ What did he eat? _______________________________________________________________

3. Read John 1:19-24 and answer these questions:

a. Who came to John to ask him who he was? ________________________________________________

b. What did he confess in verse 20? _________________________________________

c. Who did the people think he was? ___________________

d. Who did John say he was? ______________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________

4. Look up Luke 3:7-9 and answer these questions:

a. What does John call the wicked in verse 7? _________________________________________________ b. What fruits must the wicked bring forth? __________________________________________________

5. What does John tell the tax collectors in Luke 3:13? ____________________________________________

____________________________________________________ What does he tell the soldiers in verse 14?

______________________________________________________________________________________

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6. In John 3:30 John the Baptist said to his disciples: ______________________________________________

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Lesson 4

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1. Read Luke 2:41-45 and fill in the following blanks: Every year Jesus’ parents went to _________________

at the feast of the __________________________. When he was ______ years old Jesus went along. As they returned from Jerusalem, Jesus _______________ behind. His parents knew _________ of it. They went a __________ journey; and they sought Him among their ______________ and _________________.

And when they ____________________________________, they went back to __________________ seeking Him.

2. Read Luke 2:46-50 and answer these questions:

a. How long did Jesus’ parents look for Him? _____________

b. Where did they find Him? _____________________________________ What was he doing? ________

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c. What did those who heard Jesus think? ____________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________

d. How did Jesus answer His parents? _______________________________________________________

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3. Look up Luke 2:40 and fill in the blanks: "And the child __________, and waxed _________________ in spirit, filled with ______________________: and the _______________ of God was upon him."

4. How did Jesus answer John when he refused to baptize Him? See Matthew 3:15. ______________________

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5. What is the devil called in Matthew 4:3 and 10? ________________________________

6. What other names of the devil are found in Revelation 12:9? ______________________________________

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7. With what words did Jesus always begin His answers to the devil in Matthew 4:4, 7, 10?_______________

_________________ What does Paul in Ephesians 6:17 call our chief weapon for driving Satan away?

______________________________________

8. What happened when the devil left Jesus? Matthew 4:11 ________________________________________

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Lesson 5 

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1. What names are given to Jesus in the following verses:

a. John 1:29 ________________________________________________

b. John 1:41 ________________________ which, being interpreted, is _____________________

2. Read John 2:18-22 and answer the following:

a. How long did it take the Jews to build the temple? _______________________

b. To what temple did Jesus refer when He said He would raise it up in three days? ___________________

3. Fill in the following blanks from John 3:1, 2: Nicodemus was a man of the ______________________, a _______________ of the Jews. He came to Jesus _____________________. He called Jesus ___________

and said to Him, "...We know that thou art a __________________ come from _________: for no man can do these _______________________ that thou doest, except ____________________________________."

4. Read John 3:26-30 and answer these questions:

a. Why were John’s disciples jealous of Jesus? ________________________________________________

b. How does verse 30 show that John was not jealous? __________________________________________

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5. What was the Jews’ attitude toward the Samaritans? John 4:9 _____________________________________

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6. How did the Samaritan woman know that Jesus was a prophet? John 4:11-19, 29 _____________________

_______________________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________

7. Read John 4:24 and fill in the blanks to show how we must truly worship God.

"God is a ___________: and they that worship him must worship him in ___________ and in __________."

8. Fill in these blanks from John 4:14: "But whosoever drinketh of the ____________ that I shall give him shall ________________; but the water that I shall ________________ shall be in him a ________ of water ________________ up into ________________________________________."

9. How long did Jesus tarry among the Samaritans? John 4:40-43 ____________________

 

Lesson 6 

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1. Read John 4:46-54 and answer the following questions:

a. Where was Jesus when He healed the nobleman’s son?________________________________________

b. What did Jesus tell the nobleman to do?____________________________________________________

c. What according to the last part of verse 53 was the fruit of this miracle? __________________________

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2. What according to Matthew 4:23 did Jesus do in the Jewish synogogues?____________________________

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3. Read Luke 4:17-19 and fill in the blanks: "And there was delivered unto him the book of the prophet ____________. And when he had _______________ the book, he found the place where it was written, The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath anointed me to ______________ the gospel to the poor; he hath sent me to ____________ the ____________________________, to preach ______________________

to the captives, and ____________________________ of _____________ to the blind, to __________ at

_______________ them that are bruised, to preach the acceptable _______________________________."

4. Fill in the following blanks from Luke 4:28, 29: "And all they in the synagogue, when they heard these things, were filled with ____________, and rose up, and ___________ him out of the city, and _______ him

unto the brow of the hill whereon their city was built, that they might ___________ him down headlong."

5. Which disciples are mentioned in Luke 5:1-11? _________________, _____________, and ___________

6. Read Mark 1:17 and fill in the blanks: "And Jesus said unto them, ___________ ye after me, and I will make you to become ___________________ of _________."

7. According to Luke 4:38, 39:

a. Jesus entered into whose house? ________________

b. What miracle did He perform there? ______________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________

c. What did she do immediately after being healed?____________________________________________

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8. Whom did Jesus call about this time to be one of His disciples? Matthew 9:9 _______________________

 

Lesson 7 

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1. What two incidents also occurred on the Sabbath Day? Matthew 12:1-8, 9-13 ________________________

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2. What was the attitude of the Pharisees toward Jesus according to Luke 6:11? _________________________

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3. To what did their hatred of Jesus lead them? Matthew 12:14 _____________________________________

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4. Read Matthew 6:24 and fill in the blanks: "No man can serve _____ masters: for either he _____________

the one, and ________ the other; or else he ________________ to the one, and _______________________

___________. Ye __________________ serve ________ and __________________."

5. Name the twelve disciples: Luke 6:13-16 _________________________, _______________________, ____________________, ____________________, ____________________, ____________________, ___________________________, ___________________________, ___________________________, __________________________, __________________________, and __________________________

6. Read Luke 7:1-10 and answer the following questions:

a. Into what city did Jesus enter at this time? __________________________

b. Who was sick? __________________________________________________________

How seriously sick was he? ____________________________________

c. Whom did the centurion send to Jesus? ____________________________________________________

d. How did Jesus heal his servant? See verses 7 and 10. _________________________________________

7. What did Jesus say about the faith of this centurion? Luke 7:9 ____________________________________

___________________________________________________

8. What great miracle did Jesus perform in Nain? Luke 7:11-16 _____________________________________

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Lesson 8 

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1. With what question did John send two of his disciples to Jesus? Matthew 11:2, 3 _____________________

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2. Read Matthew 11:25, 26 and fill in the blanks: "At that time Jesus answered and said, I ______________ thee, O Father, Lord of _______________ and _____________, because thou ______________________

these things from the __________ and ________________ and hast _______________________________

_______________________. Even so, Father: for so it ________________________________________."

3. List the seven parables of Matthew 13:

a. Verse 3 _________________________________________________________________

b. Verses 24, 25 _________________________________________________________________

c. Verse 31 _________________________________________________________________

d. Verse 33 _________________________________________________________________

e. Verse 44 _________________________________________________________________

f. Verse 45 _________________________________________________________________

g. Verse 47 _________________________________________________________________

4. In Matthew 13:18-23, the heart of man is compared to four kinds of soil. What are they?

_____________________, ______________, ______________, and ____________

5. In Matthew 13: 23 we read, "But he that received seed into the good ground is he that ______________

the __________, and ________________________________ it."

6. What according to Matthew 13:31, 32 do the kingdom of heaven and a mustard seed have in common?

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7. Read Matthew 11:28 and fill in the blanks: "Come unto ______, all ye that _______________ and are _____________________________, and ___ will __________ you __________."

8. Fill in the blanks from Mark 4:40: "And he said unto them, Why are ye so _______________________?

how is it that ye have no _________________?"

9. What parable did Jesus speak in the home of Simon the Pharisee? See Luke 7:40-42. ________________

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Lesson 9

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1. What according to Luke 9:1, 2 did Jesus do at the beginning of His third tour of Galilee? _______________

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2. Read Mark 6:14-29 and answer the following questions:

a. Why did Herodias hate John? ___________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________________

b. What happened to John because of this?___________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________________

c. What convenient day is mentioned in this story? ____________________________________________

d. What did Herod promise the daughter of Herodias? __________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________________ e. Why did this daughter ask for John’s head? ________________________________________________ f. Who buried John the Baptist?___________________________________________________________

3. What three things did Jesus do when it became plain that the people would try to make Him king by force? See John 6:15 and Mark 6:45. _____________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________________

4. Read John 6:37-39 and fill in the blanks: "_____ that the Father ______________________ shall come to me; and him that cometh to me I will in no wise cast out. For I came down from heaven, not to do _____

_________ will, but the _____________________________ that sent me. And this is the Father’s will which hath sent me, that of _______________________________________________ I should lose nothing, but should raise it up again at the last day."

5. What did Jesus say about Judas in John 6:70, 71? _____________________________________________

6. Fill in the blanks from John 6:53, 54: "Then Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Except ye

_______ the ___________ of the Son of man, and __________ his ___________, ye have no ________ in you. Whoso eateth my flesh, and drinketh my blood, hath eternal life; and I will ________________ him up at the last day."

 

Lesson 10 

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1. Read Matthew 16: 13-18 and answer the following questions:

a. Who did the people say that Jesus was? __________________________________________________

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b. Who revealed to Peter that Jesus is the Christ? ___________________________

2. Fill in the blanks from Matthew 16:18, 19: "And I say also unto thee, That thou art _______________ and upon this _________ I will build my _____________; and the ___________ of _________ shall not prevail against it. And I will give unto thee the _________ of the ___________________ of _____________; and whatsoever thou shalt bind on earth shall be bound in heaven: and whatsoever thou shalt loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven."

3. Read Matthew 16:21-23 and answer the following questions:

a. What did Jesus begin to show His disciples at this time? ______________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________

b. How did Peter rebuke the Lord? _________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________

c. What was Jesus’ answer to His erring disciple?_____________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________

4. When would the disciples be able to speak of Jesus’ glory on the mount? Matthew 17:9 ________________

_______________________________________________________________________________________

5. Read II Peter 1:16-18 and answer the following:

a. Why could the apostles make known the power and coming of our Lord? _________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________

b. When were they eyewitnesses of this glory?________________________________________________

6. What miracle did Jesus perform after He came down from the mount? Matthew 17:14-21 ______________

_______________________________________________________________________________________

7. Read Luke 10:1, 17 and fill in the blanks: "After these things the Lord appointed ____________________, ...and the seventy returned again ___________________, saying, Lord, even the ________________ are

_________________ unto us through _____________________."

(over)

8. What did the people say about Jesus at the Feast of Tabernacles? John 7:12 _______________________

_______________________________________________________________________________________

9. Read John 7:50-52 and answer the following questions?

a. How did Nicodemus try to defend Jesus? __________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________

b. What did the wicked rulers of the Jews say to him? __________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________

 

Lesson 11 

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1. Read John 9:1-3, 14, 22-34 and answer the following questions:

a. Whom did Jesus heal in this story? ______________________________________________________

b. Why was the man born blind? __________________________________________________________

c. When was this miracle performed? _______________________________________________________

d. What had the Jews decided? ____________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________________

2. Read John 10:15, 27, 29 and answer the following questions?

a. What does Jesus call His people? _______________

b. Who gave them to Jesus? _____________________

c. What is no man able to do? _____________________________________________________________

3. What did the wicked Pharisees and Scribes say about Jesus? Luke 15: 1, 2 __________________________

_______________________________________________________________________________________

4. Name the 3 parables by which Jesus answered the wicked Pharisees and Scribes: Luke 15

a. Verse 4 __________________________________________________________

b. Verse 8 __________________________________________________________

c. Verse 11 __________________________________________________________

5. What did the unbelieving Jews say of Jesus at the grave of Lazarus? See John 11:37. __________________

_______________________________________________________________________________________

6. How did Lazarus come forth from his grave? See John 11:44. ____________________________________

_______________________________________________________________________________________

7. Name the three parables in Luke 14:16-24, 16: 1-13, 19-31:

a. ______________________________________________

b. ______________________________________________

c. ______________________________________________

8. Read I Corinthians 15:42-44 and note the great change:

"So also is the ___________________________ of the ________.

It is sown in __________________________; it is raised in _____________:

It is sown in ________________________; it is raised in _________________________:

It is sown in ________________________; it is raised in _____________:

It is sown a _____________________________; it is raised a __________________________."

 

Lesson 12

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1. Read Mark 10:17-27 and answer the following questions:

a. What did this young man ask Jesus? ______________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________

b. What did Jesus tell him to do? ___________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________

c. Why was he sad? _____________________________________________________________________

d. How can rich people enter into the kingdom of God? Verse 27 ________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________

2. Name the three parables in the following passages:

a. Luke 18:1-8 __________________________________________________

b. Luke 18:9-14 __________________________________________________

c. Luke 19:11-28 __________________________________________________

3. Read Luke 18:35-43 and answer the following questions:

a. What did the blind man cry when it was told him that Jesus of Nazareth was passing by? "___________

__________________________________________________________________________________."

b. How did the people act toward the blind man? Verse 39 ______________________________________

c. How did Jesus heal him? Verse 42 _______________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________

d. What did he do after he received his sight? _________________________________________________

4. Fill in the blanks from Luke 16:18: "Whosoever putteth away his ___________, and __________________

another, committeth _______________________: and ______________________ marrieth her that is ____

_________ from her husband ___________________ adultery."

5. What did Mary do in the home of Simon the leper? John 12:3 ____________________________________

___________________________________________________

6. What does Jesus say of Mary in Matthew 26:13 because she did this? _______________________________

_______________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________

7. Why did the chief priests want to kill Lazarus also? John 12:10, 11_________________________________

_______________________________________________________________________________________

 

Lesson 13 

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1. Fill in these blanks from Matthew 21:9, "And the multitudes that went before, and that followed, cried, saying, ______________________ to the son of _____________: __________________ is he that ______________ in the _________ of the Lord; Hosanna in the __________________."

2. Read Matthew 21:12-16 and answer the following:

a. What did Jesus do in the temple? Verse 12 ________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________

b. What did Jesus say to those whom He cast out? Verse 13 _____________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________

c. Who were brought to the temple to be healed? Verse 14 ______________________________________

3. Fill in these blanks from Matthew 24:2: "And Jesus said unto them, See ye _____ all these things? Verily I say unto you, There shall not be left here one _____________ upon another, that shall not be ____________

___________."

4. Fill in the following blanks from Matthew 26:14-16: Judas was one of _________________________. He went to the __________________________. He agreed to deliver Jesus for _______________________ of silver. From that time he sought ______________________________ to _____________________ Him.

5. What did Peter say when Jesus was about to wash his feet? John 13:8 ______________________________

_______________________________. What did Jesus reply in verse 8? ____________________________

___________________________________________________________. How did Peter reply? Verse 9

_______________________________________________________________________________________

6. How did the disciples explain Judas’ departure? John 13:27-29 ___________________________________

_______________________________________________________________________________________

7. Fill in the following blanks from Luke 22:3-5: "Then entered ____________ into Judas surnamed Iscariot, being of the number of the twelve. And he went his way, and _________________________ with the

____________________________ and _________________, how he might ____________________ him

unto them. And they were ___________, and ______________________ to give him ________________."

 

Lesson 14 

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1. Fill in the blanks in Matthew 26:47, which describes how Jesus was captured in the garden: "And while he yet spake, lo, Judas, ______________________________________, came, and with him a _____________

__________________________ with ______________________________________________, from the

________________________________ and _______________ of the people."

2. Read Matthew 26:36-46 and answer the following:

a. Which three disciples went with Jesus into the garden?________________________________________

b. What did Jesus pray the first time?________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________

c. What were the disciples doing when Jesus returned? ___________________________

d. What did Jesus say to Peter? Verse 40 ____________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________

e. What did Jesus pray the second and third times? _____________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________

3. Answer these questions about Peter’s denial as told in Matthew 26:69-75:

a. Who approached Peter the first time and what did she say (v. 69)? ______________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________ b. What did Peter answer and to whom did he say this (v. 70)? ___________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________ c. Who approached him the second time and what did she say? ___________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________ d. What did Peter say in verse 72? _____________________________________________________

e. Who spoke to Peter a third time and what was said? __________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________ f. What happened immediately afterwards? Verse 74 __________________________________________

g. What did Peter do according to verse 75? __________________________________________________

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(over)

4. Why were the false witnesses of the Sanhedrin a failure? Mark 14:57-59 ____________________________

___________________________________________________________

5. What did the Jewish council do to Jesus after they condemned Him to death? Matthew 26:67 ___________

_______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________

6. Three times Pilate tried to free himself of Jesus. What did he do each time?

a. John 18:31 __________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ b. Luke 23:6, 7_________________________________________________________________________

c. Matthew 27:15-21 ____________________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________________

7. What did Pilate’s wife tell Pilate in Matthew 27:19? ____________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________

 

Lesson 15 

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1. What is the meaning of the word "Golgotha"? Matthew 27:33 _____________________________________

2. Read John 19:19, 20 and answer the following questions:

a. What was the superscription on the cross? _________________________________________________

b. In what language was this superscription written? ___________________________________________

3. Write the seven cross words:

a. Luke 23:34 __________________________________________________________________________

b. Luke 23:43 __________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________

c. John 19:26, 27 _______________________________________________________________________

d. Matthew 27:46 _______________________________________________________________________

e. John 19:28 _____________________________

f. John 19:30 _____________________________

g. Luke 23:46 __________________________________________________________________________

4. Read Matthew 27:51, 52 and fill in the blanks: "And, behold, the __________________________________ was ________ in ____________ from the ___________________________________; and the __________ did ____________ and the ________________________; And the ____________ were _______________ and _________________________ of the ___________ which slept ___________."

5. Why did Jesus have to die on the cross according to Question and Answer 39 of the Heidelberg Catechism, Lord’s Day 15: __________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________

6. Read Matthew 27:54 and fill in the blanks: "Now when the _________________________, and _________ __________________________________________, watching Jesus, saw the _______________________, and ______________________________________________________________, they ________________ ________________, saying, ______________________________________________________________."

(over)

7. Read John 19:38-40 and Matthew 27:57-60 and answer the following:

a. Who asked Pilate for the body of Jesus? ___________________________________________________

b. Who joined Joseph at the cross? ______________________________

c. What did they do to Jesus’ body before they buried Him? _____________________________________ _______________________________________

d. Where did they bury Jesus? _____________________________________________________________

8. How did Jesus’ enemies try to guard Jesus’ body? Matthew 27:65, 66 ______________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________

 

Lesson 16 

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1. What happened to the keepers when the angel of the Lord descended and rolled the stone from the door of the tomb? Matthew 28:1-6 ________________________________________________________________

2. What lies were the soldiers told to tell? Matthew 28:11-15 _______________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________

3. Read John 20:6-8 and fill in the blanks: "Then cometh __________________________ following him, and ________ into the ______________________, and seeth the _________________________________, and the ______________, that was about his head, ________________________________________________, but _________________________________________________________. Then went in also __________ ______________________, which came first to the sepulchre, and he ________, and ________________."

4. Who did Mary Magdalene think Jesus was, and what caused her to recognize Him? John 20:11-18 ______ _______________________________________________________________________________________

5. Read Luke 24:13-35 and answer the following questions:

a. Who was one of the two Emmaus travelers? _________________

b. What were they discussing before Jesus joined them? Verses 14, 19-21 __________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________

c. Why did they not recognize Jesus? Verse 16 _______________________________________________

d. What did Jesus explain to them? Verses 26, 27 _____________________________________________

e. Why did they recognize Him? Verses 30, 31 _______________________________________________

6. Quote the confession of Thomas in John 20:28: "_____________________________________________."

7. What did Jesus do in the presence of His disciples to show that He had really risen from the dead?

Luke 24:41-43 _________________________________________________________________________

8. Look up the Great Commission in Matthew 28:19, 20 and fill in the blanks: "Go ____ therefore, and ________________________________, _______________ them in the name of the ______________, and of the _____, and of the ____________________: _________________ them to _____________________ _____________ whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, __ am with you ___________, even unto the _______________________________. Amen."

(over)

9. Give the three advantages of Christ’s ascension as found in Question and Answer 49 of the Heidelberg Catechism.

a. ________________________________________________________________________________

b. ________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________

c. ________________________________________________________________________________

 

Lesson 17 

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1. What instruction had the Lord left with His church in Acts 1:4? ___________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________

2. Read Acts 1:14 and fill in the blanks: "_________________ continued with ______________________ in ________________ and __________________________, with the ______________ and ______________ __________________________________, and with ______________________________."

3. What twofold impression did the miracle of Pentecost have upon the people? Acts 2:7, 13

a. ______________________________________________________________________

b. ______________________________________________________________________

4. Read Acts 2:5-13 and answer the following questions:

a. Who were in Jerusalem at this time? ______________________________________________________

b. Why were they confounded? ____________________________________________________________

_________________________________________

c. What were the disciples speaking in their languages? Verse 11 _________________________________ _____________________

5. Which verses in Joel 2 are quoted by Peter in Acts 2:16-21? _____________________

6. Of whom does David speak in Psalm 16 which Peter quotes in Acts 2:25-28? ________________________

7. How many were added to the church on Pentecost? See Acts 2:41. _______________

8. Acts 2:47 tells us that "...the ________ added to the _____________ daily such as ____________________ _____________."

9. Tell in your own words how the believers lived according to Acts 2:42-47: __________________________

_______________________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________

 

Lesson 18 

Name______________________________________

1. Answer the following questions in connection with the miracle of the healing of the lame man. Acts 3

a. How old was this man and how long had he been lame? Acts 3:2Acts 4:22 ______________________ ____________________________

b. What did this man do when he was healed? Acts 3:8 _________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________

c. What did Peter do when all the people ran together unto them in the porch? Acts 3:11, 12

________________________________________________________________________

d. What happened to John and Peter after Peter had preached? Acts 4:1 & 3 ________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________

e. What happened to the apostles the following day? Acts 4:5-7 __________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________

2. Why did the Sanhedrin marvel at John and Peter? Acts 4:13 ______________________________________ _________________________________________________

3. Read Acts 3:16 and fill in the blanks: "And ___________________ through ____________ in his name hath made this man strong, whom ye see and know: yea, the _____________ which is ______________ hath ____________ him this perfect soundness in the presence of you all."

4. What lie did Ananias and Sapphira tell? Acts 5:1-4 _____________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________

5. How were many sick healed according to Acts 5:15, 16? _________________________________________ _____________________________________________

6. Why was the Jewish council amazed? Acts 5:22, 23 ____________________________________________ __________________________________________

7. From Acts 5:38, 39, quote the part of Gamaliel’s answer which shows that, if God be on our side, we never have to worry. __________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________

8. The office of _________________ was instituted in Acts 6:5, 6. See also I Timothy 3:10-13.

 

Lesson 19 

Name______________________________________

1. Acts 6:5 tells us that Stephen was a "...man ___________________________ and of the ____________ ___________." And Acts 6:8 says that he was "...full of ____________ and ____________, did great _________________ and ________________ among the people."

2. Acts 6:13, 14 tells us that ______________________________________ were set up against Stephen. Quote what they said about Stephen: "_______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________."

3. Against whom else were false witnesses brought according to Matthew 26:59? _______________________

4. Show from Acts 6:15 what change appeared in Stephen by filling the following blanks: "And __________ that _______________________________________, looking ________________________________, saw his _________ as it had been the ________ of an __________."

5. Read Acts 7:54-58 and answer the following questions:

a. What was the reaction of Stephen’s enemies to his speech? Verse 54 ____________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________

b. What did Stephen see? Verse 55 _________________________________________________________

c. What did Stephen say to his enemies? Verse 56 "____________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________."

d. What 5 things did his enemies do then? Verses 57, 58

1. _________________________________________________________________________________

2. _________________________________________________________________________________

3. _________________________________________________________________________________

4. _________________________________________________________________________________ 5. _________________________________________________________________________________

6. What did Stephen pray at the time of his death? Acts 7:60 "______________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________."

7. In whom was this prayer of Stephen surely answered? Acts 7:58, 9: 1-8; 22:20 ____________________

(over)

8. Read Acts 8:8-24 and answer the following questions:

a. What did Simon pretend? Verse 9 ______________________________________________________

b. We read in verse 13 that he believed and was baptized. Quote from verse 21 to show that he only pretended to believe: "..._____________________________________________________________."

c. What made Simon wonder? ____________________________________________________________

d. Why did Simon want to buy the Holy Ghost? Verses 18, 19 ___________________________________ ___________________________________

e. Do you think he would charge people money to give them the Holy Spirit? Verses 11, 19-23 ________

9. Read Acts 8:32, 33. Tell which verses in Isaiah 53 the Ethiopian was reading when Philip joined him, and copy those verses. Isaiah 53: ________ — "___________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________."

 

Lesson 20 

Name _____________________________________

1. Read Acts 9:1-6 and answer these questions:

a. What did Saul decide to do to those whom he found believing in Christ? _________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________

b. What happened as Saul came near Damascus? ______________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________

c. Quote what he heard. Verse 4 ___________________________________________________________

d. Who had spoken to him? Verse 5 ____________

2. Why was Ananias afraid to go to Saul? Acts 9:11-14 ___________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________

3. Read Acts 9:15, 16 and fill in the blanks. In these verses the Lord reveals to Ananias His purpose with respect to Saul. "But the Lord said unto him, Go thy way: for _____ is ___________________________ _______________, to bear _______________ before the ________________, and ___________, and the _____________________________________________: For I ________________ him how ___________ ____________ he must _______________ for _________________________________________."

4. Why were they, all those who heard Paul, amazed? Acts 9:21 _____________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________

5. What did the Jews in Damascus determine to do with Paul? Acts 9:23, 24 ___________________________

_______________________________________ How did the disciples help him to escape? Acts 9:25

_______________________________________________________________________________________

6. Name the miracles that are recorded in Acts 9:32-43:

a. ___________________________________________________________________________________

b. ___________________________________________________________________________________

7. _______________ is another name for Tabitha. What do we read of her? Acts 9:36 __________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________

8. Read Acts 10:1, 2 and fill in the blanks: "There was a certain man in ________________ called _____________________, a _____________________ of the band called the _______________________, a _____________ man, and one that ______________________________ all his __________, which gave ___________________ to the people, and ______________ to God _____________."

 

Lesson 21 

Name______________________________________

1. From Acts 11:21 fill in the blanks in this sentence: "And the ________ of the ________ was with them: and a _____________ number ___________________, and ______________ unto the ________."

2. Of Barnabas we read in Acts 11:24:

a. He was a _________ man.

b. He was full of the __________________________ and of ______________.

c. According to verse 26: "And the disciples were called _________________ first in Antioch."

3. Read Acts 11:27-30 and answer the following questions:

a. Which prophet came at this time to Antioch? __________________

b. What did Agabus foretell (signify) by the Spirit? ____________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________

c. When did this famine take place? ________________________________________________________

d. What did the church of Antioch do during this famine? Verse 29 _______________________________ ____________________________________________________

e. By whom did the church of Antioch bring this relief to the brethren in Judea? ___________________

________________

4. Read Acts 12:1-19 and answer the following questions:

a. Whom did Herod kill about this time?_____________________________________________________

b. Why did Herod take Peter also? __________________________________________________________

c. When did Herod capture Peter? __________________________________________________________

d. How many soldiers guarded Peter? ____________________________

e. How was Peter being guarded the same night before Herod would kill him? Verse 6 ________________

____________________________________________________________________________________

f. What in verse 6 indicates that Peter was not worried at all? ____________________________________

g. Who delivered Peter?__________________________________________________________________

h. How did the gates of the prison open before Peter and the angel? Verse 10 _______________________

i. What happened to the soldiers who were appointed to guard Peter? Verse 19 _____________________

(over)

5. Read Acts 13:2, 3 and fill in the blanks: "As they _____________________________________________, and ____________, the _____________________ said, Separate me ___________________ and ________ for the _________________________________________________________. And when they had ______ _________________________, and laid ____________________________, they sent them away."

6. Who accompanied Barnabas and Saul on this first missionary journey of Saul? Acts 13:5Acts 12:25

_____________________

 

Lesson 22 

Name______________________________________

1. List the names of the cities Paul visited on the first missionary journey that are mentioned in the following texts. (Also, be able to find them on a map.)

a. Acts 13:1 ________________________ e. Acts 13:13 ______________________

b. Acts 13:4 ________________________ f. Acts 13:14 ______________________ in Pisidia

c. Acts 13:5 ________________________ g. Acts 13:51 ______________________

d. Acts 13:6 ________________________ h. Acts 14:6 _______________ and ____________

2. Fill in the blanks from Acts 13:9-11: "Then Saul (who also is called Paul), _________________________

______________________, set his eyes on him, And said, O full of all ____________________ and all ____________________, thou __________________________________, thou ______________________ _______________________________, wilt thou not cease to _____________________________________ of the Lord? And now, behold, the _______ of the _______ is upon thee, and thou ___________________, not ___________ the _______ for a season. And _______________________ there fell on him a ________ and a _________________; and he went about ____________ some to lead ________________________." This text also indicates Paul’s hatred of the enemies of the Lord Jesus Christ.

3. Read Acts 13:45 and fill in the blanks: "But when the ________ saw the multitudes, they were __________ ____________________, and spake _____________ those things which were spoken by ________,

________________________ and _______________________."

4. Read Acts 14:3 and answer the following questions:

a. How did the apostles speak in Iconium? __________________

b. What did the Lord grant them there? _____________________________________________________

5. Read Acts 14:4-6 and answer the following questions:

a. What do we read of the multitude of the city? _______________________________________________

_____________________________________

b. What did the wicked Gentiles and Jews attempt to do to Barnabas and Paul? Verse 5 _______________

___________________________________

c. What do we read of Barnabas and Paul then? _______________________________________________

6. What miracle did Paul perform at Lystra? Acts 14:8-10 _________________________________________

7. Who stirred up the people of Lystra and Derbe against Paul? Acts 14:19 ____________________________

(over)

8. What did certain Jewish Christians of Judea demand of the Christians at Antioch? Acts 15:1 __________________________________________________________________________

9. Read Acts 15:19, 20 and tell from what were the Gentiles told to abstain?

a. ____________________________________________

b. ____________________________________________

c. ____________________________________________

d. ____________________________________________

 

Lesson 23 

Name____________________________________

1. List the names of the places Paul visited on his second missionary journey as mentioned in the following texts: (Be able to find them on a map.)

a. Acts 16:1 ___________________ and ______________ f. Acts 17:15 ______________________ b. Acts 16:7 ___________________________ g. Acts 18:1 ______________________

c. Acts 16:8 ___________________________ h. Acts 18:19 ______________________

d. Acts 16:12 __________________________ i. Acts 18:22 ______________________

e. Acts 17:1 __________________________

2. Read Acts 15:36-41 and answer these questions:

a. On what did Paul and Barnabas disagree? __________________________________________________

b. How sharp was this contention?__________________________________________________________

c. What had they planned to do before this contention? Verse 36 _________________________________ __________________________________________________

d. Whom did Paul choose to accompany him on his second missionary journey? _____________

3. Read Acts 16:1, 2 and then fill in these blanks:

a. Timothy’s mother was a ______________, and ______________________.

b. His father was a ______________.

c. Timothy was ________________________________ of by the brethren that were at ____________ and __________________.

4. Read Acts 16:13,14 and then answer these questions:

a. With whom did Paul first speak in Philippi? _____________________________________________

b. What did God do to Lydia’s heart? _______________________________________________________ ____________________________________________

(over)

5. Read Acts 16:22-34 and answer the following questions:

a. What happened to Paul and Silas before they were cast into prison? _____________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________

b. What did the jailer do to them? Verse 24 __________________________________________________

c. What were Paul and Silas doing at midnight? _______________________________________________

d. What happened at midnight? Verse 26 ____________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________

e. What did the jailer intend to do and why? Verse 27 __________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________

f. How was the jailer stopped in his attempt at suicide? Verse 28 _________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________

g. What did Paul and Silas do before the jailer and all his house were baptized? Verse 32 ______________

____________________________________________

6. What did Paul prove out of the Old Testament Scriptures at Thessalonica? Acts 17: 2, 3 _______________

_______________________________________________________________________________________

7. What according to II Timothy 3:15 are the Scriptures able to do? __________________________________

_______________________________________________________________________________________

8. In Corinth ____________ and ____________________ joined Paul from Macedonia. (Acts 18:5)

 

Lesson 24 

Name_____________________________________

1. List the cities and countries visited by Paul on his third missionary journey as found in the following texts: (Be able to find them on a map.)

a. Acts 18:23 _________________ and ________________ d. Acts 20:2 ______________________

b. Acts 19:1 ________________________ e. Acts 20:3 ______________________

c. Acts 20:1 ________________________ f. Acts 20:6 _______________________

g. Acts 21:1, 2 __________, ______________, ___________, _________________

2. In Acts 19:8 we are told that Paul went into the synagogue. He spake _________ for the space of ________

_______________. He spoke about the things concerning the ____________________________________.

3. Read Acts 19:13-17 and answer the following questions:

a. What do we read of Sceva in verse 14? ____________________________________________________

b. What did his seven sons try to do? Verses 13, 14 ____________________________________________

c. What happened to these seven sons? _____________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________________________

d. What effect did this have upon those who dwelt in Ephesus?___________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________

4. Read Acts 19:18, 19 and fill in the blanks: "And many that ____________________ came, and _________________, and _______________________________________________. Many of them also which used ___________________________ brought their ___________ together, and ________________

_______ before _______________: and they counted the __________ of them, and found it ____________

________________________________________ of ____________."

5. Read Acts 19:24-28 and write the two things whereof Demetrius and his craftsmen were afraid:

a. ____________________________________________________________________________________

b. ____________________________________________________________________________________

6. Who silenced the uproar and dismissed the assembly? Acts 19:35 _________________________________

7. What should Demetrius and his craftsmen have done if they had a matter against any man? Acts 19:38, 39

_____________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________

(over)

8. Read Acts 20:27 and fill in the blanks: "For I have not _______________ to ______________ unto you ______ the ________________ of God."

9. Read Acts 21:8-15 and answer the following questions:

a. Who came from Judea to Caesarea? ________________

b. What did he do and say? _______________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________

c. What did Paul answer? _________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________

 

Lesson 25 

Name______________________________________

1. Look up Acts 22:17-21 and answer these questions:

a. What had the Lord told Paul about the Jews? Verse 18 _______________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________

b. What had the Lord told Paul about the Gentiles? Verse 21 ____________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________

2. Why did the Roman captain loose Paul’s bands and refuse to scourge him? Acts 22:24-30 ______________

_______________________________________________________________________________________

3. Who heard of the plot to kill Paul? Acts 23:16 ______________________

4. How many men escorted Paul out of Jerusalem? Acts 23:23 ___________

5. Identify the following:

a. Claudius Lysias, Acts 23:19, 26 ____________________________________________

b. Ananias, Acts 24:1 __________________________________________

c. Tertullus, Acts 24:1 _________________________________________

d. Drusilla, Acts 24:24 _________________________________________

e. Felix, Acts 23:26 ___________________________________________

f. Festus, Acts 24:27 __________________________________________

6. Why did Festus wish to return Paul to Jerusalem to be tried there? Acts 25:9 _________________________

__________________________________

7. What was the opinion of both Agrippa and Festus after Paul’s speech? Acts 26:32 ____________________

_______________________________________________________________________________________

8. How many according to Acts 27:37 were saved with Paul? _________

9. According to II Corinthians 11:23-28:

a. Paul was in prison _________ frequent than other servants of Christ.

b. He received forty stripes save one _________ times.

c. He was beaten with rods ____ times.

d. He was stoned ___________.

e. He suffered shipwreck ____________________________________.

10. In Philippians 4:22, Paul says, "All the ___________ salute you, chiefly they that are of ________________

household."

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Veldman, Herman

Rev. Herman Veldman (1908-1997) was born in Chicago, IL on April 22, 1908. He attended the Protestant Reformed Seminary, graduating in 1932.  He was ordained into the ministry in September of that year.

He served in the following Protestant Reformed Churches:

Pella, Iowa - 1932-37
Creston, Grand Rapids, Michigan - 1937-41
Kalamazoo, Michigan - 1941-50
Hamilton, ON Canada - 1950-51
First, Edgerton, Minnesota - 1953-1959
Hope, Redlands, California - 1959-63
Hope, Walker, Michigan - 1963-66
Hudsonville, Michigan - 1966-1971
Southwest, Wyoming, Michigan - 1971-78

He received emeritation in 1978 and passed into glory on January 22, 1997.

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