Questions on Select Portions of the Gospels

LESSON 1

Introductory Questions


  1. By whom did God speak to his people in the early ages of the world? (Heb. 1:1)

  2. By whom has he spoken to us? (Heb. 1:2)

  3. Does the Son resemble the Father? (Heb. 1:3)

  4. By what name was he called, while he dwelled on the earth? (Matt. 1:21)

  5. What does this name signify?

  6. From what does Jesus save people, so that he is justly entitled to his name? (Matt. 1:21)

  7. How many shall he save? (Matt. 1:21)

  8. Who are his people? (Psalms 2:8)

  9. Was it for the special purpose of saving all people that God sent his Son into the world? (John 3:17; 1 John 4:14)

  10. In what terms did the angels announce the birth of this Savior? (Luke 2:10-11)

  11. What is signified by the word christ?

  12. What evidence did Jesus exhibit to the Jews, that he was truly a messenger from God? (John 10:37-38; Acts 2:22)

  13. What is that Revelation called, which was made through the ministry of our Lord Jesus Christ?

  14. What is the meaning of the word Gospel?

  15. Would a message of wrath, announcing the endless misery of mankind, be good news?

  16. What did Jesus bring to light through the Gospel? (2 Tim. 1:10)

  17. What did he declare should be the condition of people when they should be made immortal? (Luke 20:36)

  18. Is such a message properly called Gospel? and why?

  19. How did Jesus illustrate the nature of the Gospel when preaching in the synagogue at Nazareth? (Luke 4:18-21)

  20. How does the apostle denominate the Gospel in 1 Tim 1:11?

  21. How does he desbribe it in Eph. 6:15?

  22. What does he call the Gospel in Acts 20:24?

  23. Has it a purifying and sanctifying effect on the hearts of disciples? (John 17:17; 1 John 3:3)

  24. What Book contains a record of those truths which collectively are called the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ?

  25. How can we attain a knowledge of those truths?

  26. Is an early knowledge of those truths important to our virtue and happiness in the present life? (2 Tim. 3:14-17)

  27. Is the time spent in careful study of the Scriptures profitably or unprofitably spent?