Bible 106

John the Baptist and the Baptism of Jesus

(Mt. 3:1-17; Mk. 1:1-11; Lk. 3:1-22; Jn. 1:19-34)
(Synopsis: §§13-18, pp. 12-16)

  1. In what year does Luke date the beginning of John the Baptist's preaching? (§13)

  2. What message does Matthew say that John was preaching? (§13)

  3. What do Mark and Luke say that John was preaching? (§13)

  4. When the Jews sent priests and Levites to John to ask who he was, what answer did he give them? (§13)

  5. What kind of clothes did John wear and what kind of food did he eat? (§13)

  6. What did John call the Pharisees and Sadducees who came out to him to be baptized? (§14)

  7. What did John tell the soldiers who came to him that they should do? (§15)

  8. How did John say that the one who was coming after him would baptize? (§16)

  9. Why did John not want to baptize Jesus? (§18)

  10. What reason did Jesus give that John should baptize Him? (§18)

  11. What three things happened immediately after Jesus was baptized? (§18)


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