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A. In Capernaum, Jesus heals Centurion’s servant (v. 1-10).

B. In Nain, Jesus raises widow’s only son from the dead (v. 11-17).

C. With words and miracles Jesus gives evidence through two messengers to a doubting John (v. 18-23).

D. Jesus speaks to John’s role to the multitudes – parable of the children playing in the market place (v.24-35).


E. In a Pharisee’s house Jesus anointed by sinful woman forgiven of her sins – parable of the two debtors (v. 26-50).




1. Who was a “centurion”?


2. The centurion’s faith (a) had no evidential basis. (b) was based upon what he had heard concerning Jesus.  (c) was based upon what he had personally seen Jesus do.  

3. Contrast the Jew’s estimation of the centurion and the centurion’s estimation of himself:  

4. Regarding the centurion, what caused Jesus to say, “I have not found so great faith…”?

5. What did the messengers find when they returned to the house?  What does this manifest about the power of Jesus?

6. What two facts do you know about the woman in Nain?  

7.  “When the Lord saw her, He had___________________ on her and said to her, “ ____  _____     ___________’”


8. What notable miracle did Jesus do in Nain? What all did Jesus do to work this notable miracle?

9. Why did John send two of his disciples to Jesus?

10. What was Jesus doing that would confirm who He was?

11. How could someone find an “occasion of stumbling” in Jesus?

12. What two characteristics of John does Jesus point out for the multitudes to consider?

13. Who does Jesus say is greater than John?  Why does He say this?

14. How had the people and the publicans “Justified God”?

15. By refusing to be baptized of John, what were the Pharisees doing?

16. How does the parable of the children in the market place relate to Jesus’ concluding statement, “and wisdom is justified of all her children.’”?  

17. What did the “sinner” do to Jesus in the Pharisee’s house?

18. Simon, the Pharisee, had what doubt about Jesus?

19. Jesus knew of this doubt by (a) hearing him mumble to the other Pharisees.  (b) being told by another guest at the dinner.  

(c) knowing the man’s thoughts.  

20. Relate the parable of the two debtors to Simon the Pharisee and the woman who was a sinner:

21. Before Jesus had entered the Pharisee’s house, He had forgiven the woman of her sins. (T) (F)

22. What caused the dinner guests to think seriously about the person of Jesus?

23. Jesus said to the woman, “Your _____________ has ____________you; go in  ____________________.”