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Bible: The New Testament

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1. What does Simon Peter do for a living before he becomes an apostle?

2. In the Gospel of Mark, how does the Virgin Mary learn of her pregnancy?

3. Who is Stephen in Acts of the Apostles?

4. The author of Acts of the Apostles also wrote which of the four Gospels?

5. According to the Gospel of Matthew, who visits Jesus at his birth and where does this meeting take place?

6. By what name is Paul of Tarsus known before he begins his missionary activity?

7. According to Paul’s formulation in 1 Corinthians, which is the greatest of the imperishable qualities?

8. Who is the high priest of Jerusalem who put Jesus on trial?

9. In the Gospel According to John, which of the apostles doubts Jesus’s resurrection until he sees Jesus with his own eyes?

10. In the Book of Revelation, who does the beast represent?

11. According to the Gospel of Matthew, where does Jesus’s first public sermon take place?

12. In the Gospel of John, for whom does Mary Magdalene mistake Jesus in his first resurrection appearance?

13. In Paul’s letters to the Corinthians, what teaching is he trying to convey?

14. How does Judas signal Jesus’s identity to the Roman officials?

15. Who discovers the empty tomb of Jesus?

16. Who murders John the Baptist?

17. When Christians observe Palm Sunday, what biblical narrative are they celebrating?

18. According to the Gospels, what is the unique literary genre Jesus employs to preach his message?

19. Which Gospel is most concerned with the mystery and identity of the person of Jesus?

20. Who baptizes Jesus?

21. Who takes Jesus’s body off the cross?

22. Who is the first apostle to deny Jesus?

23. Which part of the New Testament is written by Jesus?

24. When was the New Testament written?

25. In what city was Jesus born?

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The Book of John

by godsgirl13, September 11, 2012

This is a great place to start in the bible!

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Three wise men?

by adamscameron32, May 07, 2013

the bible does not have a specific number of wise men, it is just assumed that there were 3. There could have been 2 and there could have been much more.

Luke and Acts have always been two separate volumes

by openhearts, February 09, 2014

The starting claim that the two books "Luke" and "Acts" were originally a single volume is not vindicated from any archaeological source nor by quotes from other ancient Christian writers. The real reason behind claiming they were originally a single work is to try to excuse dating the books after the fall of the temple. the script of Acts ends in abruptly with Paul in Rome, and can be dated as AD62, over two years after Festus became governor of Judea and sent him there.
The dating of the books may be commonly stated to be past AD80,... Read more

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