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Jesus Christ

 

 

1. What does 'Jesus is the Messiah' mean?

2. What does 'Jesus is the Alpha and the Omega' mean?

3. Do the angels of God worship Jesus?

4. Did the wise men of the East find Jesus in a manger?

5. Is it true that when Jesus was a little boy He performed some miracles?

6. One day Jesus said: "Anyone who has seen me has seen the Father" (John 14:9 - NIV); did He mean that He was also God the Father?

7. Did Jesus wear long hair?

8. If Jesus was God, why did He say to the rich young ruler: "Why callest thou me good? There is none good, but one, that is, God"?

9. Is Jesus Christ truly God?

10. Did Jesus rise from the dead bodily or spiritually?

11. Did Jesus Christ die only for some men or for all men?

12. Jesus died because the Jews killed Him through the hands of the Romans, didn't He? Why then does the Scripture state that He died for our sins?

13. Don't you think that the virgin birth of Jesus Christ is a myth invented by some of His disciples to honour their master, a kind of myth that was typical of the old Hellenistic world?

14. Is it true that Jesus Christ went to India to learn the Hindu philosophy?

15. I have often heard that Jesus said that we must be crafty as snakes; could you tell me where in the Bible this statement of Jesus is written?

16. Couldn't Jesus have appeared to Saul earlier to spare His disciples many sorrows and persecutions?

17. The Scripture says that after Jesus performed a miracle or a healing He commanded people not to make Him known (Matthew 9:30; 12:16; Mark 1:44; 5:43; 7:36): could you tell me why Jesus acted in that way?

18. Is it true that Jesus didn't need to be anointed by God?

19. How many wise men, guided by the star, came from the east to Bethlehem to worship the Child Jesus?

20. What do these words of Jesus "If any man come to me, and hate not his father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brethren, and sisters, yea, and his own life also, he cannot be my disciple" (Luke 14:26) mean?

21. I was reading the third chapter of the first epistle of Peter and when I arrived at verse 19 I was a little perplexed because it's not very clear to me; furthermore the concept is confirmed in Peter 4:6. 1 Peter 3:19-20, "By which also he went and preached unto the spirits in prison; Which sometime were disobedient, when once the longsuffering of God waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was a preparing, wherein few, that is, eight souls were saved by water". 1 Peter 4:6 "For for this cause was the gospel preached also to them that are dead, that they might be judged according to men in the flesh, but live according to God in the spirit"

22. Why didn't Jesus get married and beget children?

23. Was Jesus Christ a vegetarian?

24. .... how could Jesus be tempted since He did not show those wishes of the carnal nature (Galatians 5:19 and 20)?

25. What does 'Jesus is the chief cornerstone' mean?

26. What does the following expression 'Jesus Christ made atonement for our sins' mean?

27. What does this passage "and being made perfect, he [the Son of God] became the author of eternal salvation unto all them that obey him" (Hebrews 5:9) mean?

28. I have my doubts about the death of Jesus because according to a movie I watched on TV it seems that He was killed and that He did not want to die; could you tell me what the Bible says about this matter?

29. Why did Jesus, while He was on the cross, cry out with a loud voice: "Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani? that is to say, My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?" (Matthew 27:46)?

30. In the Book of Psalms it is written: "You are My Son, today I have begotten You" (Psalm 2:7 - NKJV). Do these words mean that there was a time when the Son of God did not exist?

31. Why is Jesus Christ called 'the Lamb of God' or 'the Lamb'?

32. If Jesus was God, how is it that His soul was exceedingly sorrowful even to death (Matthew 26:38)?

33. When Jesus said that we must not call anyone on earth 'father' (Matthew 23:9), did He mean that we can't call even our earthly father 'father'?

34. The Bible says that Jesus Christ is the firstborn from the dead (Colossians 1:18); what does it mean?

35. There are some brothers who, while they are praying, thank God for killing His Son for our sake; what do you think?

36. What's the sign of the prophet Jonah, of which Jesus spoke to the Pharisees and Sadducees when He said to them: "A wicked and adulterous generation seeks after a sign, and no sign shall be given to it except the sign of the prophet Jonah" (Matthew 16:4 - NKJV)?

37. Could you explain to me the meaning of the following words of Jesus: "No man putteth a piece of new cloth unto an old garment, for that which is put in to fill it up taketh from the garment, and the rent is made worse. Neither do men put new wine into old bottles: else the bottles break, and the wine runneth out, and the bottles perish: but they put new wine into new bottles, and both are preserved" (Matthew 9:16-17)?

38. Could you explain to me the following words of Jesus: "Therefore every scribe instructed concerning the kingdom of heaven is like a householder who brings out of his treasure things new and old" (Matthew 13:52 - NKJV)?

39. Did Jesus live of the Gospel?

40. Under what form did the Son of God exist prior to His coming into the world?

41. Why did not Mary Magdalene at the tomb first, and the two disciples who were travelling to Emmaus then, and also some of the disciples of Jesus at the Sea of Tiberias, recognize Jesus at once when He appeared to them?

42. Why is Jesus Christ called 'Son of David'?

43. Why is Jesus Christ called 'the Son of Man'?

44. Why did the Jews hate and persecute Jesus and condemned Him to death? What evil did He do?

45. What is Jesus doing in heaven?

46. What was the leaven of the Pharisees and Sadducees Jesus told His disciples to beware of?

47. When was Jesus of Nazareth anointed with the Holy Spirit?

48. Why did Jesus speak to the multitudes in parables?

49.Is it possible that among the things Jesus explained to His disciples when He was alone with them (Mark 4:34) there were some secret doctrines that His disciples had to deliver only to a particular group of believers?

50. Why did Jesus Christ, when He sent the twelve apostles to preach the Kingdom, say to them: "Do not go into the way of the gentiles, and do not enter a city of the Samaritans" (Matthew 10:5)?

51. Why was Jesus called "a Nazarene' or 'the Nazarene'? Maybe because He had taken the vow of a Nazirite?

 

 

 

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