Questions for Mon, Mar 16th (John 12)
1.) Where did Jesus go?
He went to Bethany.
2.) What did Mary do?
She anointed Jesus feet and dried them with her hair.
3.) Who complained and why?
Judas Iscariot, because he was in charge of the money and used to steal from it.
4.) How did Jesus respond?
He told him to leave her alone. The poor will always be here and we can help them whenever we want.
5.) A large crowd came to see who?
Not only see Jesus but also Lazarus who Jesus raised from the dead.
6.) What plans did the Pharisees have towards Lazarus and why?
They planned to kill him because they needed him to STAY dead because he was LIVING proof that Jesus was indeed the Son of God.
7.) How did Jesus enter Jerusalem and what did the people do?
He entered on a colt of a donkey and the people spread palm branches and shouted Hosanna.
8.) Who came to see Jesus and why is this significant?
Some Greeks, the promise to Abraham that ALL nations would be saved was starting to be fulfilled.
9.) What does a seed have to do and be placed to grow into a great tree and produce more seeds?
It has to die and be buried.
10.) What did God say?
I have glorified it and I will glorify it again.
11.) How did the people explain what they heard?
They said it was just thunder. Some others said it was an angel.
12.) What did Jesus mean when He said, "Be lifted up from the earth"?
He would be hung on the cross.
13.) Did everyone believe in Jesus?
No, not everyone.
14.) How come some who actually believed wouldn't confess out loud?
They were afraid of being put out of the synagogue, They loved the praise from men more than from God.
15.) Why had Jesus come to the world?
He came to save the world.