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Bible Quiz: Martha and Mary


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1) As Jesus and His disciples were traveling, they came to a village where Jesus met a woman named Martha. What did Martha do for Jesus?

She anointed Jesus' feet with expensive perfume.

She washed Jesus' feet with her hair.

She welcomed Jesus into her home.

She prepared a feast for Jesus and His disciples.


2) Martha had a sister named Mary. What did Mary do at this time?

She baked bread for the meal.

She anointed Jesus' feet with expensive perfume.

She went into the village to hear Jesus preach.

She sat at Jesus' feet listening to what He had to say.


3) What was Martha's complaint to Jesus?

The disciples had not removed their sandals when they entered her home.

Mary was not helping her with all the work that had to be done.

She could not afford to feed Jesus and all His disciples.

Her brother would not help with the chores.


4) What was Jesus' reply?

"Woman, what does your concern have to do with me."

"Martha, Martha, you are worried and distracted by many things."

Martha, Martha, why do you entertain evil thoughts in your heart?"

"Why do you call Me 'Lord, Lord,' and do not do the things which I say?"