Questions & Answers

  1. Question 20

    How do we trust Jesus to be our Lord and Saviour?

    (a) By calling on Him to save us;
    (b) By believing His promise to save all who call on Him;

  2. Question 19

    How do we repent?

    (a) First, by being truly sorry that we have sinned against God;
    (b) By confessing to God that we are sinners and asking Him to forgive us;
    (c) By turning away from our sins so that we might obey God.

  3. Question 18

    How do we prepare for Jesus’s coming again?

    By repenting of our sin and trusting Jesus to be our Lord and Saviour.

  4. Question 17

    When will Jesus come again?

    Nobody knows, and this is why we must always be ready.

  5. Question 16

    What is the Lamb’s book of life?

    It is the names of all who have truly trusted in the Lord to save them from their sins.

  6. Question 15

    What will happen when Jesus returns?

    Answer: Many things
    (a) Those who belong to Jesus and had died, will be raised from the dead in glorified bodies.
    (b) Those who belong to Jesus and are still alive when He returns will have their bodies changed into glorified bodies.
    (c) All who are not His people will also have their bodies raised but they will not be glorious bodies.
    (d) Jesus will judge all people who have ever lived for what they have said, thought, and done.
    (e) Those whose names are in ‘the Lamb’s book of life’ will be with Jesus forever.
    (f) Those whose names are not in the Lamb’s book of life will be sent way forever from Jesus into hell.
    (g) The curse on the earth will be removed and the heavens and the earth will be renewed.

  7. Question 14

    Will Jesus remain in heaven forever?

    One day He will ‘come again’ and return to this earth in power and great glory.

  8. Question 13

    What else is Jesus doing in heaven?

    He represents and intercedes for all His people.

  9. Question 12

    What is Jesus doing in heaven?

    He is reigning until He conquers all His enemies.

  10. Question 11

    What does it mean that He was taken up into heaven?

    He entered bodily into the presence of God.

  11. Question 10

    What happened at the end of the forty days after Jesus had risen from the dead?

    He was taken up into heaven.

  12. Question 9

    What else did Jesus do during the forty days after He rose from the dead?

    He gave instructions to His apostles and spoke to them about the kingdom of God.

  13. Question 8

    How many apostles did Jesus choose?


  14. Question 7

    What was an apostle?

    Someone especially chosen by Jesus: to be with Him; to see Him alive after He rose from the dead; especially sent by Jesus to teach His message, baptize, and to perform miraculous signs.

  15. Question 6

    What did Jesus do for the forty days after He rose from the dead?

    He showed Himself to the apostles He had chosen.

  16. Question 5

    Was Jesus' body the same after it was raised from the dead as it was before He died?

    Yes AND no!

  17. Question 4

    What happened to Jesus after he was buried?

    He was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures.

    ‘That he was buried, that he was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures’ (1 Corinthians chapter 15 verse 4)

    (1 Corinthians chapter 15 verse 4).

  18. Question 3

    What happened to Jesus after he died?

    His body was buried.

    ‘Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, that he was buried...’

    (1 Corinthians chapter 15 verses 3 and 4).

  19. Question 2

    Did Jesus suffer punishment for every sin that can be committed?


    ‘The blood of Jesus, his Son, purifies us from all sin’

    (1 John chapter 1 verse 7).

  20. Question 1

    Why did Jesus have to die?

    Because he was being punished for the sins of all the people whom he would save.