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Bible Quiz: "Clean" and "Unclean"


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1) One day the Pharisees and some of the teachers of the law who had come from Jerusalem gathered around Jesus and observed some of his disciples doing something they considered "unclean." Why did they accuse Jesus' disciples of being "unclean"?

They used curse words.

They ate pork.

They did not wash their plates and cups.

They ate with unwashed hands.


2) What did Jesus say in reply?

"It is what comes out of a man that makes him 'unclean.'"

"It is what goes into a man that makes him 'unclean.'"

"You hypocrites! It is your traditions that make men unclean."

"Hypocrites! You know how to interpret the appearance of the earth and the sky. How is it that you don't know how to interpret this present time?"


3) Which is a lesson from this story?

Cleanliness is next to Godliness.

Legalistic religion is of no value.

A pure heart and a pure body go hand-in-hand.

You cannot serve both God and money.


4) Which is a second lesson from this story?

God will provide the things we need.

We should always observe the Sabbath.

The first will be last, and the last will be first.

Attitudes and actions are the true measure of ones spirituality and morality.