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Bible Quiz: The Beginning of Jesus' Ministry

Select one answer for each question. Then click the SCORE button at bottom to check your answers.

1) The baptism of Jesus marked the beginning of His public Ministry. Who baptized Jesus?

John the Baptist

The high priest of the temple

Mary and Joseph

The Holy Spirit

2) As Jesus came up out of the water, the Holy Spirit descending on him like a dove, and a voice came from heaven saying _______

"I am the voice of one calling in the desert, 'Make straight the way for the Lord.'"

"The glory of the Lord will be revealed, and all mankind together will see it. For the mouth of the Lord has spoken."

"I have glorified it, and will glorify it again."

"You are my Son, the Beloved; with you I am well pleased."

3) To which place did the Holy Spirit send Jesus after His baptism?

To Jerusalem to baptize the king

To the temple to face the chief priest

To the desert to be tempted by Satan

To Samaria to preach the Sermon on the Mount

4) After this, Jesus went to Galilee and proclaimed to the people there, "The kingdom of God is near. Repent and _______

you shall be saved!"

worship God alone."

believe the good news!"

do not go to the temple again."