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Matthew 3

Matthew 3


 

036. (H-M) Chapter 3 opens with John the Baptist preaching in the land of _______________:

         A. Judaea

         B. Samaria

         C. Jericho

         D. Jordan

         E. Moab

                                                                                                                                                         [Answer: A   (Matthew 3:1)]

 

037. (D-M) All of the following concerning John the Baptist are true EXCEPT: 

         A. He preached, ‘Repent ye, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand’

         B. He preached, ‘For this is he that was spoken of by the prophet Esaias, saying, ‘The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the 

              Lord, make his paths straight.’ ‘

         C. His raiment was made of goat hair, and he had a leathern cloak about his shoulders

         D. His meat [food] was locusts and wild honey

         E. People went out to him from Jerusalem, Judaea, and Jordan and were baptized by him in Jordan, confessing their sins.

                                                                                                                                                         [Answer: C   (Matthew 3:2-5)]

 

038. (H-M) Many of the Pharisees and Sadducees came to view John’s baptisms.  Which of the following statements accurately describe the Pharisees?

         A. They were a Jewish religious party, and the name Pharisee denoted ‘separatists’

         B. They prided themselves on strict adherence to the Law of Moses and avoiding any contact with gentiles

         C. They believed in the doctrines of immortality, resurrection, and the existence of angels

         D. They upheld the authority of their oral traditions as equal in value to the written law

         E. They reduced religion to the observance of a great number of ceremonial rules, and encouraged spiritual pride

         F. They were a great hindrance to the acceptance of Christ and the spread of His gospel

         G. All of the above statements regarding the Pharisees are true

                                                                                                                                          [Answer: G   (Matthew 3:7 & LDS Bible Dictionary, page 750)]

 

039. (H-M) Many of the Pharisees and Sadducees came to view John’s baptisms.  Which of the following statements accurately describe the Sadducess?

         A. They were a Jewish party or caste, deriving their name from Zadok, a high priest in the time of Solomon

         B. The party consisted of members of families of old high priests, and they formed the Jewish aristocracy

         C. They held to the letter of the Mosaic Law and denied the authority of ancient oral tradition

         D. They did not believe in angels, spirits, immortality, or resurrection

         E. They considered the Savior’s cleansing of the temple as an infringement on their rights

         F. All of the above statements regarding the Sadducees are true

                                                                                                                                          [Answer: F   (Matthew 3:7 & LDS Bible Dictionary, page 767)]

 

040. (D-E) Many of the Pharisees and Sadducees came to view John’s baptisms. John said all of the following to them EXCEPT:

         A. O generation of vipers, who hath warned you to flee from the wrath to come?

         B. Bring forth fruits and vegetables meet for repentance

         C. Think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham as our father

         D. God is able of these stones to raise up children unto Abraham

         E. The axe is laid unto the root of the trees

         F. Every tree which bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down and cast into the fire

                                                                                                                                                         [Answer: B   (Matthew 3:7-10)]

 

041. (D-M) Many of the Pharisees and Sadducees came to view John’s baptisms. John said all of the following things concerning Christ to them EXCEPT:

         A. I indeed baptize you with water unto repentance, but he that cometh after me is mightier than I

         B. I am not worthy to bear his shoes

         C. He shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost, and with fire

         D. He will show you to be the hypocrites and whited sepulchers that you truly are

         E. His fan is in his hand and he will thoroughly purge his floor and gather his wheat into the garner

         F. He will burn up the chaff with unquenchable fire

                                                                                                                                                         [Answer: D   (Matthew -12)]

 

042. (H-E) Jesus came from Galilee to Jordan to be baptized of John.  All of the following things happened at that time EXCEPT:

         A. John said to Jesus: I have need to be baptized of thee, and comest thou to me?

         B. Jesus said to John: Suffer it to be so now, for thus it becometh us to fulfil all righteousness

         C. When Jesus was baptized he went up immediately out of the water, and the heavens were opened unto him

         D. Jesus saw the Spirit of God descending like a pigeon, and lighting upon him

         E. A voice from heaven said: This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased

                                                                                                                                                         [Answer: D   (Matthew -17)]

 

        


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