What does the Bible tell us about Jesus' identity through the story of his life?
In Matthew’s account of the birth stories, how did Joseph know that Mary was to have a child by the Holy Spirit?
God spoke to him in a dream.
Mary told him.
An angel appeared to him in a dream.
Why is this child to be given the name ‘Jesus’?
Because he will save his people from their sins.
Because he is the Messiah.
The name means ‘God is with us’.
Who was the king of Judea when Jesus was born in Bethlehem?
What did the visitors from the east ask Herod?
“Which is the quickest way to Bethlehem?”
“Have you seen the special star in the sky?”
“Where is the baby born to be the king of the Jews?”
How did the visitors from the east know the exact place to find the baby?
An angel guided them.
They had a dream from God.
They followed a star.
In Luke’s account of the birth stories, why did Joseph have to travel to Bethlehem with Mary?
The Roman Emperor called a census.
He had to make sure the prophecies came true.
This is where Joseph and Mary would be living when they were married.
Why did Jesus say John should baptise him?
Jesus needed to have his sins forgiven.
It was what God required.
John needed to practice baptising people.
Who led Jesus into the desert to be tempted?
no-one, it was his decision
the Holy Spirit
How did Jesus reply to the second temptation?
“Worship the Lord your God”
“Man does not live on bread alone”
“Do not put the Lord your God to the test.”
What question did Jesus ask his disciples near the town of Caesarea Philippi?
“Are you willing to give up everything for me?”
“Who is the Messiah?”
“Who do people say the Son of Man is?”
Who gave Jesus the answer “You are the Christ, the Son of the Living God.”?
How does the transfiguration affect Jesus’ appearance?
His face became pure white and his clothes went dark.
His face shone like the sun and his clothes became dazzling white.
His clothes shone like the sun and his hair appeared to be on fire.
What did the voice from heaven say?
“This is my Son, whom I love; with him I am well pleased. Listen to him.”
“This is my own dear Son, who is the saviour of the world.”
“This is my own dear Son, whom I love.”