Test 3 bible
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Jesus heals man born blind, pharisees investigate the healing, and spiritual blindness
good shepherd and his sheep, conflict over jesus' claims
death and resurrection of Lazarus, Jesus comforts sisters of Lazarus, plot to kill Jesus
Jesus anointed at Bethany, Mary washes Jesus' feet, Jesus comes to Jerusalem as king, Jesus predicts his death
Jesus washes disciples feet, predicts his betrayal, and predicts Peter's denial
Jesus comforts his disciples, Jesus the way to the Father (way, truth, life), and Jesus promises Holy Spirit
vine and branches, the world hates the disciples, and the work of the Holy Spirit
disciples grief will turn into joy
Jesus prays to be glorified, for his disciples, and for his believers
What is the cause/effect relationship between sin and suffering?
if someone was handicapped physically, he had probably done a very terrible thing and God was punishing him for it
A man born blind from birth created a difficult theological question. A Jew would think he was punished because:
he sinned in mother's womb or his parents had sinned
Jesus said there ___________ a sin/suffering cause and effect relationship in this case.
Why was he born blind?
so that the work of God might be displayed in his life and so that the man could come to see even greater things
What was Jesus' style in healing the blind man?
Jesus gave the man an opportunity to obey by saying "go" and believe
Why would he send the blind man to the pool of Siloam?
it was off the beaten path in the south part of Jerusalem so the man would have to exercise faith and go down the streets to wash his eyes
Who are the spiritually blind in this story?
neighbors, pharisees, and parents
The neighbors were blinded by ______________.
The Pharisees were blinded by _____________.
The parents were blinded by _________.
What divided the Jews about the healing of the blind man?
Jesus didn't keep the sabbath; if He was a sinner (which he wasn't), He couldn't perform signs
Why couldn't the pharisees "see"?
they already thought they knew everything
What is Jesus doing in chapter 10?
comparing himself with the Pharisees and with whom the Pharisees claim he is
The metaphor in John 10 references which book of the OT in which God condemns the leaders for not shepherding his people?
How does John 10 connect with John 9?
the shepherd's sheep hear his voice just like the man born blind; the Jewish authorities are failing in their ability to properly shepherd God's people
What does the gate represent in John 10?
What does the watchman/gatekeeper represent in John 10?
What does the shepherd represent in John 10?
What does the stranger represent in John 10?
What does the fold represent in John 10?
the Church (eternal community of God's people)
What does the hired hand represent in John 10?
What does the wolf represent in John 10?
Satan or danger
What do the other sheep not in pens represent in John 10?
What does the one who climbs in another way represent in John 10?
false Messiahs or Jewish leaders
What does lesis mean?
robber, freebooter, brigand; used 11 times in the NT
What does kleptes mean?
thief, kleptomaniac, embezzler, pilferer; used 16 times in the NT
Who does the word lesis typically refer to when used in the New Testament?
Who does the word kleptes typically refer to when used in the New Testament?
What is the key to the passage of chapter 10?
he calls them and they follow (v. 3)
John's main emphasis is on ____________, rather than seeing, as the more reliable sense of determining truth.
What qualities does Jesus possess that make him the "Good Shepherd"?
he lays down His life, he knows and is known by His sheep, his voice is recognizable, he gathers not scatters, and he willingly gives life to others and offers His own
Who are the true sheep?
the ones who listen to His voice
What kind of relationship did Jesus have with Mary, Martha, and Lazarus?
Mary anoints Jesus, Martha and Mary tell Him Lazarus is sick, Jesus was deeply moved when Mary cried, and enemies make fun of how much He loves Lazarus
What odd decision does Jesus make when he hears of Lazarus' illness?
stays for two more days
Why were the disciples afraid for Jesus to go back to Judea?
because it was only a few miles away from Jerusalem and he almost got stoned there
What misunderstanding took place between Jesus and the disciples when he told them that Lazarus had "fallen asleep"?
they were thinking literally and not metaphorically
How could Jesus possibly have been glad that Lazarus was dead?
show his works, God's glory, and that he's no longer suffering; prove death isn't final
When Jesus arrived in Bethany, how long had Lazarus already been dead?
What did Jesus claim about himself in chapter 11?
"I am the resurrection and the life"
What are some repeated themes in John 11?
resurrection, deeply moved (3x), do you believe, purpose, if only, he loved them (3x), humor
Thomas demonstrates what in chapter 11?
Was there any hope that Lazarus was still alive?
In chapter 11, what did Jesus say in his prayer to God?
thanked God for always hearing Him
Jesus prayed aloud for the benefit of the people, so that they may _____________.
What was the reaction of many of the Jews to the healing of Lazarus?
many Jews believed
What were the Jews afraid of in chapter 11?
afraid everyone would believe in Him and the Roman army would destroy both the Temple and their nation
What does the healing of Lazarus tell us about Jesus in times of disorientation and difficulty? How is this story a microcosm?
LISTING QUESTION AND EXPLAIN
1. Jesus is able
2. Jesus cares
3. Jesus is there, he is present in our suffering
4. Jesus works everything out for the good
5. Jesus loves sacrificially
What is Martha's language of love toward Jesus?
What is Mary's language of love toward Jesus?
What is Judas' language of love toward Jesus?
trick question because he fakes it
What was the crowd's language of love toward Jesus?
What is Jesus' preferred love language in 12:26?
Why was Mary's act such a beautiful expression of love?
she was personally involved by wiping his feet with her hair (risked ridicule for this), went to great expense (more than a year's salary, 300 denari), and the fragrance filled the house
What does pistikos refer to? What phrase comes from this word?
faithful or genuine nard that is a product of an East Indian plant; pure nard
What was the most likely reason Mary had this perfume?
How does Judas' reaction contrast?
his words and deed had the putrid smell of selfishness; wasn't concerned for the poor, but for his own pocket; he was purely rational
What other information about chapter 12 (Mary's gift) can we gather from the parallel passages in Matthew and Mark?
they were at the house of Simon the Leper, the perfume jar was of alabaster, and Jesus defended her actions and foretold that her gift would be remembered
What was the political and religious climate like in the last week of Jesus' life?
tensions were at an all-time high one week before his death/resurrection, crowds were bursting with faith, and jealousy was gnawing at those who wanted to maintain control
Even in this moment of "Triumphal Entry", how is Jesus different than the expected Messiah figure?
kings would normally ride in on a horse (symbol of war), Jesus chose to ride on a donkey (symbol of peace), and made to cries of violence
What does Hosanna mean?
give salvation/victory now
What was a national symbol for the Jews?
Who were these Greeks and why did they seek Jesus?
God-fearers, admired Jews but didn't totally convert, may have come to meet the man who dared take a stand for non-Jews
______________ brought these Greeks to Jesus.
What was Jesus' message to his disciples and the Greeks in chapter 12?
sacrifice self to discover the real meaning of life, be united with Christ, take on the task, change the world, and trust in the light
According to v. 42, what was the response of some of the Jewish leaders to see Jesus?
many believed, but refused to confess faith for fear
What motivation does Jesus provide to call us over to complete unafraid faith?
belief in Him is belief in God, belief in Him sets us free from darkness, and hearing His words means responsibility to keep them
How did Jesus' understanding of His identity and mission allow Him to wash the Apostle's feet?
knew that the time had come and that the Father had put all things in his power and that he had come from God and was returning to God
In what way did Jesus show the apostle's the full extent of his love?
he gave his life, loved them to the last, and he humbled himself as a servant
What was the answer to the question "Why don't you show yourself to the world?"
my disciples will
Why did Peter refuse to have his feet washed?
it was wrong
What does Telos mean?
perfection, goal, maturity, full extent of his love
What does Tithemi mean?
to lay down or to set something down
What does Lambano mean?
he took up (in ch 13, his clothing)
Why is it that Peter can have no part with Jesus if he won't allow Jesus to wash his feet?
symbolic of our salvation (can't save ourselves) and self-sufficiency disqualifies
What is the allegory between Jesus' washing of the feet and the disciples baths?
the bath represents baptism and the washing of the feet represents forgiveness of sins
What was Jesus trying to teach through the washing of the disciples' feet?
we should lay down our lives
Why does Jesus warn them of Judas' betrayal?
so that they'll be prepared for the blow and to transform a potentially demoralizing and harmful deed into a cause for faith
What is the meaning of this prophecy of the betrayal in v. 18?
comes from Psalm 41:9, a man of God is mocked by his enemies but his greatest anguish is that his bosom buddy would betray him
What does "to lift his heel" mean?
he has given me a great fall or to give a low blow
Why do you believe that Jesus is troubled in spirit?
concerned that Judas would be lost, he was hurt, and he was concerned for His disciples
What does Jesus say in chapter 13 to encourage his disciples?
this is not a moment of darkness but of glory, support each other in love, and we'll be together again
How is John 13:34 a new command?
it is new in purpose, quantity, and destination
What are the three commands of being a disciple found in John?
1. living in the word and holding on to Jesus' teaching (8:31-32)
2. loving one another (13:34)
3. bearing fruit (15:8)
What are some reasons Jesus gives us to be comforted in chapter 14?
there's plenty of room in heaven, a place will be prepared, he will take us there, and we know the way to get there
Does Jesus make the exclusive claim to be the only way to the Father?
yes (14:6 says I am the way, truth, life and no one comes to the father except through me)
What's the relationship between Jesus and the Father?
He's the mirror image of God, to see Him is to see the Father
Why must Jesus leave the disciples?
he will enable us to greater things; to send the Holy Spirit
What will be the work of the Holy Spirit?
he will be our counselor, will always be with us, will teach apostles all things, and will remind the apostles of everything Jesus had said
What is a paraklete?
one who is called to another's side
What does the true vine in chapter 15 represent?
What does the farmer in chapter 15 represent?
What does the branch that bears no fruit in chapter 15 represent?
What does the branch that bears fruit in chapter 15 represent?
What does removing a branch in chapter 15 represent?
removing someone from the church
What does pruning in chapter 15 represent?
discipline (such as the Hebrews)
What does bearing fruit in chapter 15 represent?
What is the secret to bearing fruit?
being connected to Christ
How has Jesus' relationship with the disciples been enriched in chapter 15?
he now calls them friends
What warning does Jesus give his disciples in chapter 15? How many times does he warn them?
the world will hate them because it first hated Him; 4
The world would be ________ if Jesus had not have come.
lost (John 3:17)
What other work is promised concerning the Holy Spirit?
when the counselor comes, whom I will send to you from the Father, will testify the truth about me
What difficulties can the apostles expect to encounter?
to be put out of the synagogue and death; focused only on themselves
How does the Holy Spirit work?
through us and the word
as a means of worship, mission, and motion
as a source of joy and encouragement
What is the Holy Spirit's work in regard to?
1. the world: convict it of guilt
2. sin: because of disbelief in Jesus
3. righteousness: because I'm going to the Father
4. judgement: prince of this world will be thrown out
Did Jesus teach his apostles everything?
no, they weren't able to understand at the time
How much of the truth would be taught to the Apostles by the Holy Spirit?
all of the truth (16:13)
What will be the stages of the metamorphosis of the apostles grief to joy?
"when I die you'll mourn while the world rejoices", the period of 3 days will be like labor pains, and after the resurrection they'll be given a joy that can never be taken away
How will their relationship with God change after the cross?
they will ask in Jesus' name directly to God
What does Jesus predict about their lack of faith?
they'll all be scattered
What is the ultimate consolation for those troubled by this world?
he has overcome the world
What does Jesus request for himself in chapter 17?
glorify your son when he's gone, crucifixion, and perfect sense of timing
What does Jesus request for his disciples in chapter 17?
to protect them, unify them, give them full measure of joy, and sanctify them
What does Jesus request for second generation believers in chapter 17?
unity, purpose, and heaven
How is this unity in chapter 17 described?
relational and institutional/credal (one as we are one), joyful, and complete (not minimalist)
What clues or keys are there in the text to Christ's unity?
Jesus has authority, is well-known leading to eternal life, is obeyed/accepted, is followed, defined by what what they are nor, sanctified by truth, and living in order to glorify god
What did Jesus do in his life to promote unity?
sent them out to work together, prohibited titles and hierarchy, and created an upside down servant/leader kingdom
What is Jesus' own definition of eternal life?
If the only true God gives eternal life, what foes worship of other gods bring?
death and spiritual separation
What was Jesus' desired result in making the Father known to them?
the love for you have for me may be in them
What are the secrets to unity?
synchronization, diffusion, name, sanctification, and purpose