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Chapter 5 The Passion and Death of Jesus Christ
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The humility and sacrifice of Jesus Christ has inspired many people to live and die for him. Maximilian Kolbe, a Polish Franciscan ____, asked to die for another man at Auschwitz. He was canonized as a "___ __ ___" by Pope John Paul II in 1982.
Priest, Martyr of Charity
True or False? St. Maximilian Kolbe died so that one man might live—Jesus died so that all people might have eternal life.
What is a martyr?
The person who bears witness to the truth of his or her faith even unto death
God did not abandon _____. He sent his own ____to redeem us from our sins.
human kind, son
Jesus showed us the depth of ________ by his Passion and Death. His sacrifice redeemed us, took away our sins, and restored us to communion with God. Jesus chose to be crucified to prove beyond doubt his immense love for us.
True or False? Jesus took on our guilt and died a death we deserve.
What were the two purposes of Roman crucifixion?
- To torture and shame the condemned man
- To serve as a warning to not commit the same crime
The Roman charge against Jesus was that he was
"the King of the Jews."
Jesus' role was not one of _______or military power, but one of humble service.
Who was ultimately the one person responsible for Jesus Death?
True or False? Among the Jewish officials who were upset by Jesus were the Zealots, a strict Jewish sect that tried to perfectly follow the requirements of the Mosaic Law.
True or False? Jesus criticized the Pharisees who followed certain customs to avoid responsibility for speaking about what God really requires
To make the claim to forgive sin was considered blasphemy and a crime punishable by __ to death under Jewish Law.
When did Jesus explicitly claim to be God?
When he said "Amen, Amen, I say to you, before Abraham came to be, I am"
True or False? Some religious leaders thought that Jesus was possessed by Satan.
For many Jewish leaders, what was the most outrageous and blasphemous claim Jesus made?
His claim to be the "Messiah, the son of the Blessed One"
Who are the real authors and instruments of Jesus' crucifixion?
The sinners, that is each of us
True or False? The Church has always held that Christ experienced His passion and death freely, in order that all may reach Salvation.
The Paschal Mystery of Christ's Passion, Death, and Resurrection is the _____ of the Gospel.
True or False? The Passion narratives included many references to pagan prophecies that alluded to the death of the Messiah.
False Old Testament
What common elements do each of the Paschal narratives include?
- The arrest
- questioning by the high priest
- the trials before the Sanhedrin and Pontius Pilate
- the condemnation
- the crucifixion
- the death and the burial
True or False? The Evangelists shaped the events of Christ's Passion in order to emphasize certain theological points.
True or False? Mark's Gospel presents the disciples of Jesus in a more favorable light than Matthew and Luke.
Jesus rides into Jerusalem on a_________, fulfilling the prophecy of _________, and the crowds greet Jesus as a prophet.
Jesus enters the Temple area and drives out the_________. His charge that the Temple had become a den of thieves showed that he had authority over the religious practices of Israel, a fact that enrages the religious leaders.
True or False? The plan to arrest Jesus without causing an uprising, failed.
Why do the Pharisees and Herodians also oppose Jesus?
- The source of his teaching authority
- his views on beliefs like the resurrection of the dead
- whether it is lawful to pay taxes to Rome or not
- his critic of their hypocrisy.
Why did the Sadducees oppose Jesus?
They saw Jesus as a threat to the civil order and a danger to their position of leadership
Jesus commends the generous actions of the anonymous woman who ________ his head with expensive oil at Bethany.
True or False? The Gospels of Luke and John both mention that Satan influences Peter's decision to betray his friend.
Jesus celebrates a Passover meal with his Apostles where he instituted the __________, a celebration of Jesus' Passover from death to new life and the gift of himself to all believer under the forms of bread and wine.
True or False? The Eucharist that Christ instituted at the Last Supper is the memorial of his sacrifice.
On the way to the Mount Olives Jesus predicts that the disciples will flee during the coming_________. But he also reassures them that after his Resurrection, he will go before them to Galilee where he will re-gather his flock.
What is the perfect prayer of Jesus that he prayed in the garden?
"My Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass from me; yet, not as I will, but as you will."
During his trial Jewish officials try to obtain false evidence against Jesus in order to pronounce a death penalty against him. Joseph Caiaphas, the former high priest, asks Jesus if he is the?
Messiah, the Son of God.
True or False? Under Jewish law, blasphemy was punishable by death.
How does Peter's betrayal contrast to that of Judas?
Peter repents of his grave sin and weeps bitterly, in contrast to Judas who commits suicide
The Jewish historian Josephus portrays Pontius Pilate as
arrogant and cruel
All the Gospels portray Pilate as cynical—he knows Jesus is innocent, yet he fails to follow his conscience.
Pilate schemes to escape his responsibility by involving a Passover custom of freeing a prisoner of the citizen's choosing. He thinks crows might call for Jesus to be released, but they choose ____, a criminal responsible for inciting riots, instead.
True or False? Jesus is crucified between two bandits, and all the Gospels agree that one of the men asks Jesus to remember him when he enters his Kingdom.
What is the significance of Jesus' last words: "My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?"
That he is repeating the Psalm 22 that end with Joyful confidence that God will indeed rescue the petitioner out of his terrible fate.
What does the split of the veil in the Temple's sanctuary symbolize?
That the days of the Old Covenant have ended and initiates a New Covenant. Removing the barrier separating us from God
What are the many titles of Mary listed by the author?
The Immaculate conception, the Blessed Mother, the Mother of the Church. Mother of God, Queen of heaven
True or False? Everyone abandons Jesus at his crucifixion.
False-the women stay
Pilate releases the body of Jesus to ____, a wealthy disciple of Jesus and member of the Sanhedrin who did not approve of the council's condemnation of Jesus.
What is important about the fact that Pilate refuses the request of the Pharisees to post a guard at the tomb?
Because after Jesus resurrection, nonbelievers could never produce Jesus body, even though they knew where he was buried
Jesus' showed us the way he wants us to walk in his________.
Who is our model?
The Blessed Mother
Jesus redemptive Death and ____ is the high point of human history
The _____narratives detail the events of Jesus' Passion, Death and Resurrection
What does Sanhedrin mean
The 71 member supreme legislative and judicial body of the Jewish people
Many of the Sanhedrin were
A priest who sacrificed his life so that another man might live.
Having the power to save the salvific life and death of Christ
Legislative and judicial body of the Jewish people
At the last supper with the apostles, Jesus was celebrated
Joseph of Arimathea
Member of the Sanhedrin who offered to bury Jesus
Simon of Cyrene
The man who was forced to help carry Jesus' cross
young, untrained horse/donkey
The person who bears witness to the truth of his or her faith even unto death
King of the Jews
INRI: "Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews"
place of the skull; where Jesus carried his cross to
Holy of Holies
The inner sanctuary of the Temple containing the Ark of the Covenant.
Head of the Sanhedrin who accused Jesus of blasphemy
Prejudice against Jews
Garden where Jesus prayed and got arrested
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