Test One
1. Jesus came to be baptized by John in order to
A. show his faith in John’s power.
B. show that he was the son of God
C. please the Jews.
D. fulfill all righteousness.

2. The voice “Thou art my beloved son with whom I am well pleased” indicated that Jesus was
A. baptized by John the Baptist
B. called to be a messenger of God like one of the prophets
C. to be tempted by the devil
D. not a sinner

3.  The Holy Spirit that descended on Jesus during his baptism was to
A. reveal the nature of God’s power to mankind
B. reveal Jesus’ identity to the world
C. inspire and empower him for his ministry
D. show that he was the true Son of God

4. John hesitated to baptize Jesus because
A. Jesus was a Galilean and not from Judea
B. Jesus was not a sinner
C. John considered himself inferior to Jesus
D. Jesus did not allow him to carry his sandals

5. The voice from heaven during the baptism of Jesus signifies God’s
A. confirmation of Jesus’ Sonship
B. revelation of his righteousness
C. delight in the baptism
D. support for John’s ministry

6. “Let it be so now to fulfill all righteousness”. Jesus made this statement during
A. his first visit to the Temple
B. the healing of the paralytic
C. his baptism in the Jordan
D. his first visit to the Synagogue

7. A significant difference between the Matthew and Mark accounts of the baptism of Jesus was that
A. Mark alone mentioned Galilee
B. Matthew alone said the voice came from heaven
C. in Mark, everybody saw the heaven open
D. Matthew alone said John felt inferior to baptize Jesus

8. During the baptism of Jesus, all the following took place except
A. the heavens opened
B. the spirit descended on him like a dove
C. his garments became intensely white
D. a voice coming from heaven

9. “Thou art my beloved son: with thee I am well pleased” (Mk. 1:11). This voice confirmed Jesus as
A. God’s anointed who will suffer
B. the Son of God who will do God’s will
C. a Messiah who will redeem Israel
D. God’s faithful servant

10. “This is my beloved son, with whom I am well pleased”. These words were spoken during the
A. baptism of Jesus
B. crucifixion of Jesus
C. transfiguration of Jesus
D. temptation of Jesus

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