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How did the crowd identify Jesus to arrest him?

Posted on Feb.02, 2010. Filed in John, Luke, Mark, Matthew. Average rating: 4.0 / 10 (Rate It).

Jesus often met with his disciples in the garden of Gethsemane. Having agreed to betray him, Judas led an armed crowd there so that they could arrest him. The gospels contradict each other, however, concerning how the crowd knew who to arrest. (more…)

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Who found the donkey on which Jesus rode into Jerusalem?

Posted on Jan.27, 2010. Filed in John, Luke, Mark, Matthew. Average rating: 1.2 / 10 (Rate It).

The triumphal entry, the ocasion on which Jesus rode into Jerusalem on a young donkey, thus fulfilling Zechariah 9:9 and claiming to be the king of the Jews, is in all four gospels. There is a discrepancy, however, concerning how Jesus acquired this donkey on which he rode. (more…)

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When was Judas paid?

Posted on Dec.12, 2009. Filed in Luke, Mark, Matthew. Average rating: 5.5 / 10 (Rate It).

Judas’s reward for leading the Jews to arrest Jesus was thirty pieces of silver. The gospels contradict each other, however, concerning when Judas was paid for his betrayal. (more…)

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Where did Jesus go following the feeding of the 4000?

Posted on Nov.12, 2009. Filed in Mark, Matthew. Average rating: 1.0 / 10 (Rate It).

Following the feeding of the four thousand, Jesus crossed the Sea of Galilee. But where did he go? (more…)

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How many were fed at the feeding of the 4000?

Posted on Nov.06, 2009. Filed in Mark, Matthew. Average rating: 2.0 / 10 (Rate It).

Jesus is recorded as having multiplied a very small quantity of food—just a few loaves and fishes—to feed a crowd of thousands of people on two separate occasions. However, the numbers given concerning how many people were fed don’t always add up. (more…)

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Did the house of Saul die together?

Posted on Oct.16, 2009. Filed in 1 Chronicles, 1 Samuel, 2 Samuel. Average rating: 2.0 / 10 (Rate It).

Saul’s reign as king ended in death when the Philistines defeated Israel in battle. But who died with him? (more…)

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Who said, “See, I am sending my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way”?

Posted on Oct.10, 2009. Filed in Exodus, Isaiah, Malachi, Mark. Average rating: 2.0 / 10 (Rate It).

The gospel of Mark begins with a prophecy, “See, I am sending my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way; the voice of one crying out in the wilderness: ‘Prepare the way of the Lord, make his paths straight'”. Mark uses this prophecy to introduce John the Baptist. But where does it come from? (more…)

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How many descendants did Jacob have?

Posted on Oct.04, 2009. Filed in Exodus, Genesis. Average rating: 2.5 / 10 (Rate It).

The twelve tribes of Israel descended from the sons and grandsons of Jacob, but the Bible shows evidence of some confusion as to precisely how many descendants Jacob had. (more…)

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How many of Jacob’s family went to Egypt?

Posted on Oct.03, 2009. Filed in Acts, Exodus, Genesis. Average rating: Not yet rated (Rate It).

Having established himself in Egypt, Joseph sent for his father Jacob and his entire family, who came and settled in Egypt, in the region of Goshen. There is some confusion in the Bible, however, as to just how many people this was. (more…)

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Theudas came after Gamaliel

Posted on Sep.27, 2009. Filed in Acts. Average rating: 5.0 / 10 (Rate It).

Following Jesus’ death, Peter and the apostles were hauled before the Jewish council for preaching the gospel despite having been ordered not to. The council were minded to kill them, but a Pharisee named Gamaliel advised against this course. However, he can’t have made the speech to the council that Acts attributes to him. (more…)

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