I did a family quiz for Thanksgiving and for Christmas. Great discussion times. Here goes: (pa@harvestcommunities.org for answers)

  1.  Name two prophecies that were fulfilled during Holy Week.
  2.  Why did Jesus ride into Jerusalem on a donkey?
  3.  What does “Hosanna” mean?
  4.  What did Jesus do during Holy Week?
  5.  What day did Jesus have a healing service?
  6. Why did Jesus curse a fig tree?
  7. How did Jesus baffle the religious leaders in the questions they asked him?
  8. What different groups of religious leaders were arguing with Jesus during Holy Week?
  9. Why did the answer of Jesus regarding taxes stop the religious leaders: “Render to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and to God the things that are God’s?” (Matthew 22:15-22).
  10. Why did Jesus weep over Jerusalem?
  11. How did Jesus describe the end times?
  12. How does Daniel, the letters of Paul, and Revelation support Christ’s end-time picture?
  13. Why did the leaders not want to arrest Jesus during the feast? Why then did it happen?
  14. Why was Jesus anointed by a woman at the home of Simon the leper?
  15. Why did Judas agree to betray Jesus?
  16. Why did Jesus “set his face steadfastly to go to Jerusalem” (Luke 9:51).
  17. What did Jesus know about Jerusalem?
  18. What was the Passover meal? How did Jesus fulfill the Passover?
  19. Why did Caiaphas tear his robes when Jesus spoke about his return? What is the significance of that?
  20. When did it turn dark on the cross? How long was Jesus on the cross? From when to when?
  21. Name the seven words from the cross in order.
  22. Why did Jesus say to John, “Behold, your mother?”
  23. What was more difficult for Jesus on the cross–the physical or emotional suffering?
  24. Why did Jesus say, “I thirst,” when the battle was over?
  25. What was the significance of the hyssop branch used to give Jesus a drink?
  26. What was going on at the same time that Jesus was being crucified?
  27. What is the significance of the curtain being torn from top to bottom when Jesus died?
  28. What women were at the cross?
  29. Who buried Jesus? What is the significance of that? What time was Jesus buried?
  30. What is the significance of the guard placed at the tomb at the request of the chief priests and Pharisees to Pilate?
  31. How many earthquakes took place between the crucifixion and the resurrection and why is that significant?
  32. How many appearances did Jesus make after his resurrection and to whom? What did the resurrected Christ speak about? 


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