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Bible Quiz: Jesus Predicts His Death


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1) Fill in the blanks in these quotes from Jesus:

From that time on, Jesus began to show his disciples that he must go to Jerusalem and undergo great suffering at the hands of the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and on the third day be raised. And Peter took him aside and began to rebuke him, saying, "God forbid it, Lord! This must never happen to you." But he turned and said to Peter, "_______ You are a stumbling block to me; for you are setting your mind not on divine things but on human things."
(NRSV)

Get behind me, Satan!

Do not speak of what you do not know, Peter!

Do not speak of what you do not know, Simon!

Satan has made you say this!


2) Then Jesus told his disciples, "If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves _______ and follow me. (NRSV)

and leave the world behind

and leave everything behind

and take up their cross

and take this yoke


3) "For those who want to save their life will lose it, and those who lose their life for my sake will find it. For what will it profit them if they gain the whole world _______ Or what will they give in return for their life?" (NRSV)

with all its temptations?

and all its riches?

but forfeit their life?

but fail to find the kingdom of heaven?


4) "For the Son of Man is to come with his angels in the glory of his Father, and then he will repay everyone for what has been done. Truly I tell you, there are some standing here who will not _______ before they see the Son of Man coming in his kingdom." (NRSV)

taste death

believe

see the truth

repent