Miracles of Jesus Quiz


By: Tasha Moore

6 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

Come dissect the popular wonders of Jesus with this "holy" gratifying religion challenge. Keeping in mind that all things are possible when it comes to the Son of God should help you rake in the points!

The miracles of Jesus are the foundation of his divinity. Some biblical scholars insist that each wonder-filled story has been purposefully stylized to suit the needs of believers. For example, there are several separate instances where the Bible records Jesus producing many fish where there had been none at all. In places where fishing was the basis of the economy and nutritional sustenance, these fish miracles ought to have helped boost morale during times of scarcity. Peter the disciple displays these insecurities in Luke 5 when he tells Jesus about the hard time he'd been having catching fish: "Master, we have toiled all the night, and have taken nothing ..." In light of the disciples' lack, Jesus tells Simon Peter, "Launch out into the deep, and let down your nets for a draught." And because Peter had faith, he obeyed and reaped the rewards, catching "great multitudes of fish" that even broke his nets!

Consider also several miracles where Jesus is informed of a sick person on the brink of death, but he doesn't seem to make it in time before they pass away. In these cases, Jesus resurrects the dead back to life. Certainly, these stories were comforting for believers who lived in remote places that may have harbored fears concerning getting prompt help during serious emergencies.

Ponder these and other curious curations of Jesus miracle stories as you take this quiz that highlights his greatest work!

To whom did Jesus say, "Woman, thou art loosed from thine infirmity"?

Luke 13 recalls the woman loosed from her infirmity miracle. Jesus had been teaching at a synagogue where a woman "had a spirit of infirmity eighteen years, and was bowed together, and could in no wise lift up herself." Jesus healed the woman by saying, "thou art loosed from thine infirmity."


What happened immediately after Jesus cast out a demon from a mute, according to Matthew 9:33?

A mute man possessed with a devil was brought to Jesus, who cast out the demon. Matthew 9:33 informs that "the dumb spake" after that. The Pharisees gave credit for the miracle to the "prince of the devils" instead of to Jesus.


Regarding the healing at the pool of Bethesda, Jesus told a man to rise, take up his bed and do what?

John 5 tells the story whereby there was "a great multitude of impotent folk ... waiting for the moving water" that an angel had eventually "troubled." A man complained to Jesus that no one was there to put him in the healing water. Jesus healed the man, then told him, "Take up thy bed, and walk."


John 9 presents a man who was born blind and received sight. How long had the man been blind?

While escaping Jews who wanted to stone him, Jesus encountered a man "blind from his birth." John 9 details how Jesus "made clay of the spittle" and anointed the man's eyes with it before telling him to "wash in the pool of Siloam." The man "went his way ... washed, and came seeing."


Which disciples did Jesus speak to about feeding the five thousand?

The "feeding the five thousand" miracle is illustrated in John 6, which informs how Jesus asked Philip, "whence shall we buy bread," so that a great multitude that had followed Jesus could be fed. Andrew made Jesus aware of "a lad ... which hath five barley loaves, and two small fishes ..."


Who walked on the sea with Jesus?

Jesus walks on the sea in Matthew 14, which claims that "Peter was come down out of [a] ship, he walked on the water to go to Jesus," who had returned from praying and had walked on the sea to meet the disciples. When the wind stirred, Peter was afraid and began to sink.


In the land of Gennesaret, what part of Jesus' garment were the people resolved to touch?

Jesus came out of a ship at Gennesaret, and people immediately recognized him. Wherever Jesus went, the people "laid the sick in the streets, and besought him ..." as stated in Mark 6:56, which goes on to insist that the people were made whole if they touched "but the border of his garment ..."


What type of faith did Jesus say the Syrophenician woman had?

Jesus heals the woman's daughter in Matthew 15, where "a woman of Canaan" cries out because her daughter is "grievously vexed with a devil." At first, Jesus denies her because she is not a Jew, but the woman's insistence compels him to heal her daughter and say, "O woman, great is thy faith ..."


What words did Jesus say to the deaf-mute in Decapolis?

Mark 7 records the healing of a man "that was deaf, and had an impediment in his speech." Jesus put his fingers into the man's ears, "and he spit, and touched his tongue ..." Jesus said, exactly, "Ephphatha, that is, Be opened."


How many loaves of bread did Jesus use to feed four thousand people?

Jesus feeds a multitude of four thousand people that had accompanied him and his disciples for three days of fasting — a miracle documented in Matthew 15. To feed the masses, Jesus blesses the seven loaves of bread and "a few little fishes" available.


In what form did the blind man at Bethsaida first see men?

The blind man who is healed at Bethsaida says, "I see men as trees, walking," according to Mark 8:24. After Jesus fully restores the man's sight, he warns the man concerning the miracle, "Neither go into the town, nor tell it to any in the town."


What prevented Jesus' disciples from healing the demon-possessed boy in Luke 9?

After he had been transfigured, Jesus descended a mountain and was met with a man who begged that Jesus help his only son, for "a spirit taketh him." Before Jesus ultimately healed the boy, the man had asked disciples for help, which prompted Jesus to say, "O faithless and perverse generation ..."


Jesus asked was it lawful to heal on what day?

Jesus "spake unto the lawyers and Pharisees" in Luke 14:3, asking, "Is it lawful to heal on the sabbath day?" The men "held their peace," before Jesus "took" the man "which had the dropsy" and healed him.


How many of the ten healed lepers "in the midst of Samaria and Galilee" gave thanks for the healing?

Luke 17 chronicles how Jesus cleanses ten lepers near Jerusalem. The men had cried, "Master, have mercy on us." Jesus instructed them to show themselves "unto the priests"; they did so and were healed. One of the men "fell down on his face at [Jesus'] feet, giving him thanks: and he was a Samaritan."


What did Jesus tell Lazarus to do after he had raised Lazarus from the dead?

Jesus raises Lazarus from the dead in John 11, where Martha, "the sister of him that was dead," warned of the stink if they removed Lazarus' tombstone as Jesus had instructed. After "they took away the stone," Jesus "cried with a loud voice, Lazarus, come forth."


By what Messianic title did Bartimaeus call Jesus?

Blind Bartimaeus was sitting by a road begging when he heard Jesus passing by. In Mark 10:48, Bartimaeus kept crying out to get Jesus' attention, saying, "Thou Son of David, have mercy on me." After Jesus healed him, Bartimaeus "followed Jesus in the way."


Whose servant was healed during Jesus' arrest at Gethsemane?

As Judas enters the Garden of Gethsemane with a multitude of men to seize Jesus, Simon Peter draws a sword, "smote the high priest's servant and cut off his right ear," according to John 18:10. In Luke 22:51, Jesus touches the high priest's servant's ear and heals him.


Who said to Jesus, "they have no wine"?

Jesus turns water into wine at the marriage in Cana of Galilee, as recorded in John 2. After acknowledging the lack of wine, Mary, Jesus' mother, told the servants, "Whatsoever he saith unto you, do it." The servants did so, and Jesus made new wine in pots they had filled with water.


How did the unclean spirit at the synagogue at Capernaum respond to Jesus' command to come out?

In Luke 4, Jesus heals a man, "which had a spirit of an unclean devil," in the synagogue where Jesus had been teaching at Capernaum. Jesus rebukes the stubborn spirit: "Hold thy peace, and come out of him." Luke 4:35 confirms that the devil came out of the man "and hurt him not."


Who fell down at Jesus' knees when the great number of fish were caught at the lake of Gennesaret?

Luke 5 asserts that after Jesus had taught a multitude from Simon Peter's ship at the lake of Gennesaret, he instructed the disciple to "launch out into the deep, and let down your nets for a draught." Peter had not caught fish all night, yet drew "a great multitude of fishes" when he obeyed Jesus.


How did the leper approach Jesus in Matthew 8?

The leper's words to Jesus, who was being followed by "great multitudes," are, "Lord, if thou wilt, thou canst make me clean." Jesus signaled the miracle by putting forth his hand to touch the leper, saying "I will; be thou clean," and the leper was clean.


When Jesus volunteered to come to the centurion's home to heal his servant, what feeling did the centurion express?

In Matthew 8, the centurion approaches Jesus when he enters Capernaum and asks that he heal his servant, who was paralyzed. After Jesus advised that he'd go to his home, the centurion suggests that Jesus speak a healing word instead, because he felt unworthy that Jesus would come under his roof.


The raising of the widow's son occurred in what city?

Luke 7 documents the raising of the widow's son in the city of Nain. Jesus saw a widow carrying the body of her only son. He was overcome with compassion and said to her "Weep not." After he touched the bier carrying the son, he told the young man to arise, and the son "sat up, and began to speak."


What did Jesus do to the windstorm?

Jesus makes the winds and waves obey him in Luke 8 that recounts how Jesus and his disciples "launched forth ... over to the other side" of a lake. Scripture confirms that as they sailed, a windstorm fell on the lake and jeopardized their voyage. Disciples awoke Jesus, who calmed the storm.


The demon-possessed man at the country of the Gadarenes called himself by what name?

A man (possessed by demons) who lived among the tombs met Jesus as he ventured with disciples to the country of the Gadarenes. In Luke 8, Jesus asks for his name, and the man responds, "Legion: because many devils were entered into him." Jesus cast the devils out of the man and into a herd of swine.


How was the paralytic brought to Jesus, when he was in his own city?

Matthew 9 confirms that "a man sick of the palsy, lying on a bed" was brought to Jesus when he came into his own city. Jesus was moved by their level of faith and said to the sick man, "Son ... thy sins be forgiven thee." Jesus also told the man, "Arise, take up thy bed ..." and the man arose.


When Jesus told mourners that Jairus' daughter was not dead, what did they do?

Mark 5 explains how Jairus fell at Jesus' feet, asking that he heal his dying daughter. Before Jesus made it to the home, the daughter died. But Jesus told Jairus to "only believe." Upon arriving at the home, Jesus was scorned by mourners, yet he commanded that the damsel arise, and she walked.


What did Jesus ask when a woman with an issue of blood touched his garment?

Mark's account submits that Jesus also asks, "Who touched my clothes," because he knew that "virtue had gone out of him." The woman who had touched him "felt in her body that she was healed of that plague."


In Cana of Galilee, what did Jesus accuse the nobleman of wanting to see?

John 4 tells of "a certain nobleman, whose son was sick at Capernaum." Jesus accused the man of not believing, saying to him, "Except ye see signs and wonders, ye will not believe." After the man pleaded that Jesus would heal his son, Jesus told him, "Go thy way; thy son liveth."


During a Sabbath day, Jesus entered into a synagogue and saw a crippled man. Which of the man's hands was withered?

Luke 6 details how Jesus had been teaching in a synagogue where "there was a man whose right hand was withered." After debating scribes and Pharisees about healing on the Sabbath, Jesus told the man to "stretch forth thy hand." The man did so, "and his hand was restored whole as the other."


Why did the multitude mentioned in Mark 3 press upon Jesus?

Jesus and his disciples withdrew to the sea to escape the Herodians and the Pharisees. "A great multitude from Galilee followed him" wherever he went "when they had heard what great things he did." Jesus charged those who were blessed by his presence that they should keep his whereabouts secret.


How did the multitudes in Matthew 15 react when they saw miraculous healings?

Jesus could not escape the great multitudes that followed him. They cast down at Jesus' feet "those that were lame, blind, dumb, maimed, and many others ... and he healed them." The people "glorified the God of Israel" upon seeing these miracles.


According to the fig-tree miracle, who noticed that the fig tree had withered?

Mark 11 describes Jesus as hungry when he saw "a fig tree afar off ..." When Jesus came closer to it, "he found nothing but leaves ..." Jesus caused the plant to wither when he said, "No man eat fruit of thee hereafter for ever." Peter discovered the next day that the fig tree had withered away.


After Jesus healed Simon Peter's mother-in-law, what did she do?

Mark 1 details how Jesus left the synagogue and entered the house of Andrew and Simon, with John and James. Scripture confirms that "Simon's wife's mother lay sick of a fever..." Jesus took her hand "and lifted her up ..." The fever immediately left her before she "ministered unto them."


Matthew 9 describes the multitude that he had compassion for as ________?

Matthew 9:36 insists that the multitude "were scattered abroad, as sheep having no shepherd." Jesus "was moved with compassion on them" who had journeyed with him to cities and villages.


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