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The Pharisees and Sadducees

Why did the Pharisees deride Jesus when he said, "You cannot serve God and mammon,"?


They wanted to draw attention away from Jesus
They were covetous
They were selfish
They disliked it when Jesus told parables

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What did Jesus say when the Pharisees asked why he ate with publicans and sinners?

Birds of the air have nests, but the Son of Man has nowhere to lay his head.
Go thou, and do likewise.
God uses the weak things of the world to bring forth strength.
They that be whole need not a physician, but they that are sick.

And he said, Open the window eastward. And he opened it. Then ____ said, Shoot. And he shot. And he said, The arrow of the LORD'S deliverance, and the arrow of deliverance from Syria: for thou shalt smite the Syrians in Aphek, till thou have consumed them.


Which miracle that Jesus performed divided the Pharisees in opinion as to whether Jesus was from God or not?

Healing of the man with the withered hand
Healing of the dumb man by touching his tongue
Healing of the blind man by covering his eyes in clay
Turning water into wine

Which prophet did Jesus refer to when some of the Scribes and Pharisees asked for a sign?

Jonah
Moses
Elisha
Elijah

How many woes did Jesus pronounce on the Scribes and Pharisees in Matthew's gospel?

Nine
Five
Seven
Ten

When the Pharisees asked Jesus whether it was lawful to pay taxes to Caesar, what object did he use to answer their question?

A penny
A handful of wheat
A tax collectors bag
The scroll of Isaiah

What question regarding marriage did the Pharisees use to tempt Jesus?

Is it lawful for a man to marry following the death of his wife?
Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife?
Is it lawful for a man to take a second wife?
Is it lawful for a man to marry his brother's daughter?

When Jesus forgave the sins of the sick man let down through the roof to him, to what did the Pharisees object?

They objected to the hole in the roof of the house
They thought only God could forgive sins
They thought Jesus should have healed the man rather than forgive his sins
They objected to the multitudes around coming to be healed

When Jesus told his disciples to beware of the "leaven of the Pharisees and Sadducees", to what was he referring?

The holy days of the Pharisees and Sadducees
The preparation of feasts by the Pharisees and Sadducees
The eating habits of the Pharisees and Sadducees
The doctrines of the Pharisees and Sadducees

Jesus accused the Pharisees of hypocritically paying tithes on herbs, and omitting which weightier matters of the law?

Judgment, mercy, and faith
Sacrifice, obedience, and love
Almsgiving, hospitality, and cheerfulness
Purity, godliness, and humility

 

 

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