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Character by Character

Lesson 9: Martha and Mary

Martha and Mary



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1. Where did Martha and Mary live?

    a) Galilee.

    b) Bethany.

    c) Jerusalem.

2. Who was their brother?

    a) Andrew.

    b) Philip.

    c) Lazarus.

3. Bethany was the first stopping place for travellers on the road from Jerusalem to Jericho.

    a) True.

    b) False.

4. Martha and Mary had very similar temperaments.

    a) True.

    b) False.

5. In today’s terminology, Martha would probably be considered to be

    a) a workaholic.

    b) an intellectual.

    c) a philosopher.

6. What was Mary doing while Martha prepared the meal?

    a) She was busy cleaning the house.

    b) She was sitting and listening to Jesus.

    c) She was looking after Lazarus.

7. Jesus complied with Martha’s request to get Mary to help her prepare the meal.

    a) True.

    b) False.

8. When Jesus received the message about Lazarus’ serious illness, why didn’t He go to his aid right away?

    a) He wanted to bring the greatest glory to God in this situation.

    b) He was busy teaching and preaching.

9. How much of the perfume did Mary pour over the feet of Jesus?

    a) Some of it.

    b) All of it.

10. Martha was the more devotional of the two sisters; Mary was the practical one.

    a) True.

    b) False.

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