The Gospels

  1. MULTIPLE CHOICE: Underline the correct answer.
      1. Matthew was a (lawyer, physician, tax-collector).
      2. Luke was a (publican, physician, fisherman).
      3. (John, Mark, Luke) has been described by some as "The interpreter of Peter."
      4. (Matthew, Luke, John) was called "the disciple whom Jesus loved."
      5. "Straightway" is the key word of (John, Mark, Matthew).
      6. The most cultured of the gospel writers was (John, Luke, Mark).
      7. (Matthew, Luke, John) records the first miracle performed by Jesus.
      8. John wrote (1, 3, 5) books of the New Testament.
      9. (Mark, Luke, Matthew) wrote the book of Acts.
      10. (Luke, Mark, John) wrote the book of Revelation.
      11. The period between the Testaments covers about (688, 800, 400) years.
      12. Jesus was born in (Bethany, Bethlehem, Jerusalem).
      13. Jesus was probably crucified on (Sunday, Tuesday, Friday).
      14. Jesus was crucified on Mount (Hermon, Calvary, Tabor).
      15. The river (Nile, Ganges, Jordan) flows through Palestine.
      16. During Christ's time the Jews were under (Roman, Greek, Persian) rule.
      17. The forerunner of Christ was (David, Paul, John the Baptist).
      18. Peter was a (carpenter, fisherman, farmer).
      19. (Peter, Philip, Judas Iscariot) betrayed Jesus.
      20. Gethsemane is a (garden, town, state).
      21. (Thieves, Barabbas, Judas) was (were) crucified with Christ.
      22. The Sermon on the Mount is found in (Acts, Romans, Matthew).
      23. A parable is a (miracle, prayer, story).

  2. COMPLETION: Fill in the correct word.
      1. Luke traces the genealogy of Christ back to ________________.
      2. Matthew traces the genealogy of Christ back to _____________.
      3. _____________ is called the kingly gospel.
      4. _____________ is called the gospel of activity and energy.
      5. _____________ is called the gospel of womanhood.
      6. _____________ is called the gospel for the church.
      7. _____________ was primarily the gospel for the Romans.
      8. _____________ was primarily the gospel for the Greeks.
      9. _____________ was primarily the gospel for the Jews.
      10. _____________ was the last written of the four gospels.

      1. _____________ The kingly gospel.
      2. _____________ The gospel of activity and energy.
      3. _____________ The gospel for the church.
      4. _____________ The gospel of song and praise.
      5. _____________ The gospel of testimony.
      6. _____________ The gospel of symbols and mystic numbers.
      7. _____________ The gospel for the Jews.
      8. _____________ The gospel of the Incarnation.
      9. _____________ The gospel of womanhood.
      10. _____________ The official and organic gospel.
      11. _____________ The artistic gospel.
      12. _____________ The gospel for the Gentiles.
      13. _____________ The gospel of wonder.
      14. _____________ The gospel of vivid detail.
      15. _____________ The gospel of feasts.
      16. _____________ The spiritual gospel.
      17. _____________ The didactic or teaching gospel.
      18. _____________ The gospel for the Romans.
      19. _____________ The gospel of prayer.
      20. _____________ The gospel of power over demons.

      1. _________________________________ The Magnificat.
      2. _________________________________ Nunc Dimittis.
      3. _________________________________ Gloria in Excelsis.
      4. _________________________________ The Benedictus.

  5. TRUE -- FALSE: Encircle the correct answer (T or F).
      1. All of the gospel writers were apostles T F
      2. The gospel of John is noted for its many parables T F
      3. Mark accompanied Paul on part of his first mission tour T F
      4. The gospel of John is one of the synoptic gospels T F
      5. John was a cousin of Jesus T F
      6. The gospel of John was written on the Isle of Patmos T F
      7. Matthew was a Gentile T F
      8. Luke accompanied Paul on some of his mission tours T F
      9. John's gospel was written before the church was established T F
      10. Matthew refers to himself as "The publican" T F
      11. "Jesus" is the proper name of our Lord T F
      12. The word Christ means savior T F
      13. The word Messiah means "anointed" T F
      14. Matthew lists 42 generations in the genealogy of Christ T F
      15. Joseph and Mary, parents of Jesus, were of the house of David T F
      16. The parents of John the Baptist were of the tribe of Levi T F
      17. The Pharisees believed in both the oral and written law T F
      18. The Sadducees believed in the resurrection T F
      19. A publican was a tax collector T F
      20. Jesus was baptized in the sea of Galilee T F
      21. The temptation of Jesus came before His baptism T F
      22. The Gospel according to John tells of Jesus' baptism T F
      23. The sermon on the mount is recorded by Matthew in Chs. 5,6,7 T F
      24. The names of the twelve apostles are found in Luke 10 T F
      25. The gospel according to John tells of the temptation of Jesus T F
      26. Luke has been called "the gospel of song and praise" T F
      27. Parables and miracles are the same T F
      28. The Jews valued men as they wielded empires T F
      29. At first the apostles preached only to the Jews T F
      30. Temptation is a sin T F
      31. Exodus 3:15 contains the first Messianic prophecy T F
      32. Matthew names five women in the genealogy of Christ T F
      33. Quirinius was governor of Syria when Christ was born T F
      34. John the Baptist was six months younger than Jesus T F
      35. John the Baptist was the Elijah predicted by Malachi T F
      36. The term Baptist is a God-given name T F
      37. John the Baptist never doubted that Jesus was the Christ T F
      38. John the Baptist was in the kingdom of Christ T F
      39. The church was established during John the Baptist's lifetime T F
      40. The temptation of Jesus was as real as His baptism T F
      41. The baptism of Jesus is described in Matthew 3 T F
      42. The temptation of Jesus is related in Matthew 4 T F
      43. Peter was the first disciple of the Lord T F
      44. The sermon of the Mount was preached on Mount Olivet T F
      45. Jesus gives fornication as the only ground for divorce T F
      46. Jesus taught that it is wrong to stand to pray T F
      47. Peter was a married man T F
      48. There were two apostles by the name of Judas T F
      49. There have been only twelve apostles T F
      50. The church was established when the twelve were chosen T F
      51. Jesus taught that the laborer is worthy of his hire T F
      52. Jesus performed His first miracle at Cana in Galilee T F
      53. Jesus healed every sick person that He saw T F
      54. The Pharisees accused Christ of having a demon T F
      55. Parables and miracles are the same T F
      56. It was lawful for David to eat the holy bread T F
      57. It was unlawful to heal on the Sabbath T F
      58. Man was made for the Sabbath T F
      59. Man will have to account for every idle word he speaks T F
      60. To be saved man must obey the will of God T F
      61. Jesus remained in the tomb 72 hours T F
      62. In the parable of the sower the seed is the word of God T F
      63. In the parable of the sower the birds represent the devil T F

  6. MATCHING: Connect the proper reference with each quotation below.
      1. "He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved."
      2. "Except one be born anew, he cannot enter the kingdom of God."
      3. "Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do."
      4. "By their fruits ye shall know them."
      5. "And the Word became flesh, and dwelt among us."
      6. "This is my beloved Son…hear ye him."
      7. "Upon this rock I will build my church."
      8. "I am the light of the world."
      9. "He continued all night in prayer to God."
      10. "She hath done what she could."


    (a) Mark 14:8 (b) John 1:14 (c) Luke 23:34 (d) John 8:12
    (e) Luke 6:12 (f) Mark 16:16 (g) John 3:3 (h) Matthew 7:16
    (i) Matthew 16:18 (j) Matthew 17:5

      1. The Period between the Testaments.
      2. Palestine during the time of Christ.
      3. The Jewish sects and parties.
      4. The sins that crucified Christ.
      5. Physical phenomena which accompanied the crucifixion of Christ.
      6. The seven statements Christ made while on the cross.
      7. The appearances of Christ after His resurrection.
      8. The great commission.

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