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Character by Character

Lesson 7: John the Baptist

John the Baptist



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1. According to the angel’s announcement to Zechariah, what would be the mission of John?

    a) To heal the sick.

    b) To prepare Israel for the coming of the Messiah.

    c) To raise the dead.

2. What was Gabriel’s promise to Zechariah?

    a) That John would be filled with the Holy Spirit from his birth.

    b) That he and Elizabeth would have many children.

3. John the Baptist lived in

    a) Jerusalem.

    b) Nazareth.

    c) the desert.

4. How did John expect people to show evidence for their repentance?

    a) By being baptized in the Jordan River.

    b) By confessing their sins to the priest at the Temple.

5. What has been defined as “a manifestation of the living Word, by the written Word and through the spoken word”?

    a) Miracles.

    b) Preaching.

6. What did John declare as being his main task?

    a) To call attention to the One who is to come.

    b) To baptize repentant people.

7. Why did John denounce Herod?

    a) For murdering innocent people.

    b) For pride and arrogance.

    c) For marrying his brother’s wife.

8. When Jesus’ ministry began to flourish, John became jealous of Him.

    a) True.

    b) False.

9. When John was in prison he began to doubt that Jesus was the Messiah.

    a) True.

    b) False.

10. What is the main lesson we learn from the life of John the Baptist?

    a) Self-denial.

    b) Self-effacement.

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