Questions for Mon, Jul 27th (Mark 3)
1.) What were some people waiting to accuse Jesus?
Doing "work" by healing on the Sabbath.
2.) What did the Pharisees and Herodians plan to do?
To kill Jesus.
3.) What did evil spirits confess whenever they saw Jesus?
You are the Son of God.
4.) How many people did Jesus appoint as apostles?
Twelve: Peter, James, John, Andrew, Philip, Bartholomew, Matthew, Thomas, James, Thaddaeus, Simon and Judas.
5.) What did Jesus name Simon?
6.) What did Jesus name the sons of Zebedee, what does it mean and why did He name them that? (Luke 9:51-56)
Boanerges, sons of Thunder, perhaps because they asked to call fire from heaven to destroy some people?
7.) What other names did Thaddeus go by? (Matt. 10:3, Luke 6:16, Acts 1:13)
Lebbaeus and Judas, son of James
8.) What did Jesus' family say about Him?
That he was out of his mind.
9.) How did the Pharisees say Jesus was casting out demons?
That He was under the power of Satan
10.) How did Jesus answer this accusation?
That the any one that fights against himself will fall. Why would the devil cast out demons?
11.) What were the Pharisees guilty of doing?
Blasphemy against the Holy Spirit because Jesus was filled with and used the power of the Holy Spirit to cast out the demons and the Pharisees were calling the Holy Spirit, the work of the devil.
12.) Did Jesus not honor his family?
He always showed honor to His earthly family, but at this time they were mostly still unbelievers and He needed to be about his Father's business.