Jesus' Authority Questioned

Reading Assignment:

John 5:1-47

Exodus 20:10

Did you understand what you read?

  1. What town is Jesus in? What brought him here?
  2. What unusual thing happened at the pool by the Sheep’s Gate?
  3. What did Jesus do for one sick man? How long was that man ill? Did it take faith on the man’s part to be made well?
  4. Why were the Jews upset with the man?
  5. What were the two reasons the Jews were upset with Jesus?
  6. Is Jesus acting on his own or in concert with someone else?
  7. To which four witnesses does Jesus appeal to prove he is the Son of God?
  8. Trace Jesus’ travels in this lesson. Mark the places of significant events.

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