Week 5. Who is Jesus: the Evangelists on Jesus

        Welcome to the Quotations Bible Study blog. This is the fifth week's posting. Each week a new set of posts will be made available. For more information on the Quotations Bible Study, see the home page.
        Below is a list of posts giving the questions posed in the fifth week. Feel free to respond with your own answers. Anonymous comments are permitted. Discussions are encouraged.
        So, enjoy exploring the word together.
Q1: The LORD is speaking to Isaiah: who is the servant, chosen? (Isa. 41:8,9)
Q2: But is the LORD speaking about a group or a particular person? (Isa. 42:1)
Q3: How does the LORD feel about the Servant? (Isa. 42:1)
Q4: What will the LORD send the Servant? (Isa. 42:1)
Q5: The descriptions in Isa. 42:2,3 concern the obedience of the Servant to the LORD’s will. What four behaviors will mark the Servant?
Q6: What will be the result of the Servant’s faithfulness? (Isa. 42:3)
Q7: Is the Servant immune to ordinary failings? (Isa. 42:4)
Q8: Is the Servant’s calling just to Israel? (Isa. 42:4)
Q9: How will the “islands” (Scofield says the Hebrew word means “coasts”; does this mean the whole Mediterranean world? it might) look on the Servant? (Isa. 42:4)
Q10: When we last saw Jesus, His family had settled in Nazareth. (Matt. 2:23). Now He appears before John the Baptist as a full-grown adult. Is the Gospel of Matthew a biography?
Q11: John the Baptist soothed his listeners with comforting words and gentle sayings—true or false? (Matt. 3:7-10)
Q12: John distinguishes himself from the one to come. What four distinctions does John cite? (Matt. 3:11,12)
Q13: Where did Jesus come from? (Matt. 3:13)
Q14: John at first refused to baptize Jesus. Why? (Matt. 3:14)
Q15: On what grounds did Jesus persuade John to baptize Him? (Matt. 3:15)
Q16: What three signs of Jesus initiation into His divine mission followed His baptism? (Matt. 3:16,17)
Q17: Where did Jesus come from? (Mark 1:9)
Q18: What three signs were given immediately after Jesus’ baptism? (Mark 1:10,11)
Q19: John the Baptist presented an agreeable manner—true or false? (Luke 3:7-9)
Q20: John distinguishes himself from the one to come. What four distinctions does John cite? (Luke 3:16,17)
Q21: John, like the legendary old preacher, had “quit preaching and gone to meddling.” What happened with Herod? (Luke 3:19,20)
Q22: What three signs of Jesus initiation into His divine mission follow His baptism? (Luke 3:21,22)
Q23: How old was Jesus by then? (Luke 3:23)
Q24: What three important points about who Jesus is are recorded in the mouth of John the Baptist? (John 1:15,17,18)
Q25: John the Baptist distinguishes himself from the one to come. What distinctions does John cite? (John 1:26,27)
Q26: John the Baptist gives the reason for water baptism. What is it? (John 1:31)
Q27: John records John the Baptist’s testimony as though he had been talking directly to him (which he might well have done). What happened at Jesus’ baptism? (John 1:32,33)
Q28: Who informed John the Baptist of Jesus’ identity and the meaning of what he saw? (John 1:6,34)
Q29: What was the people’s attitude towards the Servant? (Isa. 53:3)
Q30: What did the Servant bear? (Isa. 53:4,5)
Q31: What is the Servant likened to? (Isa. 53:7)
Q32: What did the Servant’s life become? (Isa. 53:10)
Q33: How important was the One to follow, in John’s opinion? (John 1:27,30)
Q34: Why was John baptizing? (John 1:31)
Q35: Where did John get his information? (John 1:33,34)