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Lessons 1-4

Theme: Christ the King  

The writer of Matthew was Levi, also called Matthew. Before his call to follow Jesus, he was a Publican ( a Jew who collected taxes for the Roman government ) as a tax collector he was despised by his countrymen.
The Gospel of Matthew presents Jesus Christ as the King and traces his genealogy to king David and at times refers to Christ as the son of David. Matthew also, can be viewed as the Gospel of the kingdom; the expressions, the kingdom of God and the kingdom of heaven can be found often.


                       Matthew ch.1-4


1.  Jesus is a descendant of king David.   True  or  False

 2.  The name of the man that Mary ( the mother of Jesus ) was espoused to ,was.______

 3.  Jesus Christ was conceived of the Holy Spirit.   True  or  False

 4.  Who told Joseph not to be afraid to take Mary, to be his wife?_________________

 5.  The name Immanuel means, God is with us.   True  or  False

 6.  Jesus was born in Jerusalem.   True  or  False

 7.  Name the three gifts, that the wise men presented to the baby Jesus._____________

 8.  Why did an angel tell Joseph to flee to Egypt, with baby Jesus?_________________
 9.  How long did Joseph remain in Egypt?___________________________________

10.  King Herod had all the children of Bethlehem killed.  True  or  False

11.  Name the prophet had foretold this._____________________________________

12.  Why was Jesus called a Nazarene?______________________________________

13.  What kind of clothing did John the Baptist wear?____________________________

14.  What kind of food did John eat?________________________________________

15.  John called the Pharisees and Sadducees, a generation of vipers.  True  or False

16.  Why did Jesus go into the wilderness, to be tested by thedevil.__________________

17.  Jesus used the written Word of God to defeat satans temptations.  True  or  False

18.  Complete the following: Jesus preached ďRepent, the kingdom of heaven is________

19.  Before Jesus called them, what kind of work did Peter and Andrew do?__________
20.  In what way did Jesus minister to the people in Galilee?_______________________

Memory Scripture:   

Matthew 1:21   And she shall bring forth a Son, and thou shalt call his name Jesus; for he shall save his people from their sins.


                       Matthew: ch. 5-9


  1.  What happens to those who hunger and thirst for rightousness?__________________

2.  What should we do if we are persecuted, for the sake of Jesus?__________________

3.  Besides the actual act, how else can one commit adultery?______________________

4.  Jesus gave a cause for divorce  True  or  False

5.  In your oun words-  what does it mean to go an extra mile?_____________________

6.  We are to love our friends but hate our enemies.  True  or  False

7.  When we give alms ( acts of charity ) we should do them secretly.  True  or  False

8.  Jesus teaches us to pray to God as our Father.  True  or  False

9.  What happens if we are not willing to forgive others?__________________________

10. What does Jesus teach us to seek first, instead of being all worried.______________

11. What did he promise us if we would do this?_______________________________

12. In your oun words- what does Jesus teach us about judging others?______________

13. Why will Jesus tell some people to depart from him, even though they did great works    
     in his name?_______________________________________________________

14. In the parable of the two house builders, why does Jesus call one of the men wise?___

15. In what way did the Centurion display great faith?____________________________

16. Jesus displayed authority over the wind and the sea.   True  or  False

17. Jesus displayed authority over demons by casting them out of people.  True or False

18. The woman with the issue of blood, how was her faith displayed?________________

19. What did Jesus tell us to pray for concerning the harvest of souls?________________

Memory Scripture:

Matthew 6:33   But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness, and all these things shall be added unto you.


                       Matthew ch. 10-19


  1. Believing in Jesus may cause family members to be foes.  True  or  False
 2. In your own words; why would family members become a Christians enemy?_______
 3. Who in heaven is greater than John the Baptist?_____________________________
 4. What illustration did the Lord use, to show that it was OK to heal on the sabbath.___

 5. By what name did the Pharisees accuse Jesus of using to cast out devils?__________
 6. By what Spirit did Jesus cast out devils?__________________________________
 7. What do you think Jesus meant when he pointed to the disciples as being his mother
     brothers and sisters?_________________________________________________
 8. In the parable of the sower who does Jesus say that the fowls are?_______________
 9. Name the different reasons that Godís word, does not produce when sown.________

10. Who are the tares that are sown?________________________________________

11. What did the daughter of Herodias want from king Herod for dancing?____________

12. How many fish and loaves of bread did Jesus bless?__________________________

13. How many people were fed?___________________________________________

14. How did Jesus get to his disciples, after they had departed in a boat?_____________

15. Peter walked on the water.   True  or  False

16. What caused Peters faith to fail?_________________________________________

17. How many people were fed the second time that Jesus did a food miracle?_________

18. Upon what rock will Jesus build his church?________________________________

19. How did Jesus get the money, to pay the tax?_______________________________

20. How many times should a Christian be willing to forgive?______________________

21. In your own words; why is hard for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven?

Memory Scripture:

Matthew 11:28-30   Come unto me, all ye that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
Vs.29   Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart, and ye shall find rest unto your souls.
Vs.30   For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.


                       Matthew ch. 20-28                                  


    1. What did the mother of Zebedeeís sons request of Jesus?_____________________
  2. He that would be chief, will be what to all?________________________________
  3. Why did Jesus run the people out of the temple?____________________________
  4. Why did Jesus curse the fig tree?________________________________________
  5. What must we do, to receive, when praying?_______________________________
  6. In your own words; what does it mean to render unto Caesar, the things that are
     Caesars and unto God the things that are Godís?___________________________
  7. Jesus said that in the resurrection, their is no marriage.  True or  False
  8. What is the two greatest commandments?_________________________________
  9. Jesus sternly rebukes the Phariseess.    True  or  False

 10. Name some of the signs preceding the coming back of  Jesus.__________________

11. Jesusís words will pass away.    True  or  False

12. Why did the Lord reward the man with 5 talents?___________________________

13. How can we feed, cloth and visit Jesus?__________________________________

14. Who did Jesus say that everlasting fire (Hell) was prepared for?_________________

15. How much money was given to Judas, to betray Jesus?_______________________

16. How many times would Peter deny Jesus, before the rooster crowed?____________

17. In your own words; why didnít Jesus call upon the angels to rescue him?__________

18. Judas committed suicide by hanging himself    True  or  False

19. Who was released, at the request of the people, instead of Jesus?_______________

20. The soldiers gambled for Jesusís clothes.    True  or  False

21. How many men were crucified along with Jesus?____________________________

22. Most of the onlookers were compassionate toward Jesus.   True  or  False

23. Whoís tomb was Jesus buried in?_______________________________________

24. What day did Jesus rise again?_________________________________________

25. Who rolled the stone away, from the tomb?________________________________

26. What did Jesus command his disciples to do, at the end of ch.28?_______________________________________________________________

Memory Scripture:

Matthew 28:18-19   And Jesus came and spoke unto them, saying, All authority is given unto Me in heaven and in earth.
Vs.19   Go ye, therefore and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.