According to Luke 1:26-35, Yeshua’s Father was God because:
- the biological father abandoned Mary, leaving God to protect and care for her and her baby. Incorrect: Mary was amazed about the announcement of her pregnancy since there was no biological father. (Luke 1:34).
- God caused a supernatural, miraculous conception, without the involvement of a man. Correct
According to Matthew 12:15:
- Yeshua healed crowds of people. Correct
- Yeshua only healed a few people here and there. Incorrect: while Jesus did heal people here and there (for example, see Matthew 12:13), large numbers of people in need began following him.
When Yeshua raised a man from the dead in the city of Nain, (Luke 7:11–17) he:
- was showing compassion for the dead man’s widowed mother Correct
- in verse 16 the "fear" that they experienced was reverent awe, but they were happy that God was among them in a special way Incorrect: in verse 16 the "fear" that they experienced was reverent awe, but they were happy that God was among them in a special way
In Matthew 9:1–8, when Yeshua told a paralyzed man that his sins were forgiven, some of the religious leaders who heard him:
- told the man he should be thankful to Yeshua. Incorrect: there is no record of religious leaders saying anything in this narrative.
- thought to themselves that Yeshua had committed a terrible crime. Correct: they thought Yeshua was blasphemous because he claimed to do something only God can do. (see verse 3)
In John 3:2 a man named Nicodemus acknowledged Yeshua as a teacher who came from God because:
- Nicodemus understood that the kind of miracles Yeshua performed were signs that God was with him. Correct
- Nicodemus was a gullible, uneducated person. Incorrect: Nicodemus was a Pharisee, and a member of the Jewish ruling council. (see verse 1)
While celebrating Hanukkah at the Temple in Jerusalem, Yeshua said, "I and the Father are one" (John 10:25–30) because:
- the religious leaders had just asked how devoted he was to God. Incorrect: In verse 24 they had just asked whether or not he was the Messiah.
- he was responding to the question of his identity by telling why he was able to do things that only God could do Correct
When Yeshua said, "Anyone who has seen me has seen the Father" (John 14:9) he was:
- responding to a sincere request to see God. Correct
- telling the religious leaders to look at him more closely Incorrect: he was talking to one of his own disciples who still did not realize who he was.
When Yeshua told his disciples he was going to his father’s house to prepare a place for them, (John 14:2–3) the point was:
- the disciples were tired of traveling so Yeshua was going to make room for them in the house where he grew up. Incorrect: he was not speaking of his mother’s husband’s house, but of God’s "house."
- Yeshua was leaving his disciples for a good reason, and though the separation would be painful, one day he would return to bring them to his heavenly home. Correct
When Yeshua was tried before the Sanhedrin, (Mark 14:60–64) he was condemned and sentenced to death for:
- claiming to be the Messiah. Incorrect: while he did claim to be the Messiah in this passage, that in itself was not enough to sentence him to death.
- claiming to be divine Correct: Yeshua not only told the court that he was the Messiah, but also predicted that he would sit at the right hand of the Power (God) and return in the clouds of heaven. They realized he was claiming equality with God, and since they did not believe him, they condemned him for blasphemy.
When King David wrote, "My God, My God why have you forsaken me" in Psalm 22:14-18 he was
- predicting the suffering and death of the Messiah, Yeshua. Correct: see Matthew 27:35
- dying at the hand of his enemies Incorrect: King David was being pursued by his enemies, but he did not die until much later, and not in the way described here.
When Rabbi Paul was in prison for telling people about Yeshua and his jailer asked how he could be saved (Acts 16:30–31), Paul said that it was:
- by believing in Yeshua, and if the members of his household also believed, they too would be saved. Incorrect: by releasing Paul from prison and vowing to live a better life
- show by what they say that they believe Yeshua is Lord and that God raised him from the dead Correct
When 1 John 1:7, talks about walking in the light, it means:
- when believers in Yeshua die they become angels. Incorrect: he is talking about how believers in Yeshua live in this life.
- believers in Yeshua have transformed lives because his sacrifice (the blood Yeshua shed on the cross) purifies them. Correct
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