Questions for Sun, Mar 22nd  (John 18)

John 18

1.) Where did Jesus and the disciples go?

The garden of Gethsemane.

2.) How did Judas know about this place?

Jesus and his disciples had often met there.

3.) Who did Judas lead to this place?

A band of soldiers and some officials from the chief priests and Pharisees.

4.) When Jesus tells the soldiers who He is what happened to them?

They drew back and fell to the ground.

5.) Who did Peter attack and what did he do to him?

Peter cut off Malchus's right ear.

6.) What did Jesus say to Peter and what did it mean?

He told Peter to put the sword away and said He would drink the cup which means He was willing to let them take Him and lay down His life to them.

7.) When they arrested Jesus who did they take Him to?

Annas, who was Caiaphas's father-in-law and the previous high priest.

8.) What had Caiaphas advised?

Caiaphas prophesied that one man should die for the Jewish nation.

9.) Who do you suppose this "other disciple" with Peter is?

Probably John, since John's telling the story.

10.) How did Peter answer the girl at the door?

He said he was not a disciple of Jesus.

11.) What was the weather like at this time of the year?

It was cold.

12.) Where did Jesus say He always did His preaching?

Always in the synagogues or the temple.

13.) What did a nearby official do and say to Jesus?

He slapped him and asked if this was the way you answer the high priest?

14.) To whom was Jesus sent next?

He was sent to Caiaphas, the high priest. He again said he was not a follower of Jesus.

15.) How did Peter answer the question if he was one of Jesus's disciples?

A relative of Malchus.

16.) Who asked Peter the third time?

Because he was a Gentile and they wanted to remain ceremonially clean.

17.) Why didn't the Jews go into Pilate's palace?

The Jews had no power to execute anyone so they needed Jesus condemned by the Romans.

18.) Why did the Jews need to have Pilate condemn Jesus?

Are you the king of the Jews?

19.) What did Pilate ask Jesus?

His kingdom is a spiritual kingdom. If it was a physical kingdom, his followers would fight.

20.) What did Jesus say about his kingdom and His followers?

What is truth?

21.) What rhetorical question did Pilate ask Jesus?

Release the Son of God or Barabbas the murderer.

22.) What choice did Pilate offer to the people?

Barabbas who had been part of an uprising.

23.) Who did the people choose to have released and what had this man done?