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CATHOLIC DOORS MINISTRY
presents

"CATHOLIC BIBLE STUDIES"
The Gospel of John
Lesson 2: Chapter 2


(Using the English Version of the Latin Vulgate Holy Bible.)

2:1 "And the third day, there was a marriage in Cana of Galilee: and the mother of Jesus was there."

Q. Where did the marriage take place?

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2:2 "And Jesus also was invited, and his disciples, to the marriage."

Q. Who were all those invited to the marriage?

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2:3 "And the wine failing, the mother of Jesus saith to him: 'They have no wine.'"

Q. What was the mother of Jesus concerned about?

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2:4 "And Jesus saith to her: 'Woman, what is that to me and to thee? my hour is not yet come.'"

Q. Why was Jesus reluctant to help His mother at this time?

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2:5 "His mother saith to the waiters: 'Whatsoever he shall say to you, do ye.'"

Q. Did the mother of Jesus tell the waiters?

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2:6 "Now there were set there six waterpots of stone, according to the manner of the purifying of the Jews, containing two or three measures apiece."

Q. How many waterpots was there?

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2:7 "Jesus saith to them: 'Fill the waterpots with water.' And they filled them up to the brim.'"

Q. What did Jesus tell the waiters to put in the waterpots?

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2:8 "And Jesus saith to them: 'Draw out now, and carry to the chief steward of the feast.' And they carried it."

Q. What was Jesus' second command to the waiters?

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2:9 "And when the chief steward had tasted the water made wine, and knew not whence it was, but the waiters knew who had drawn the water; the chief steward calleth the bridegroom,"

Q. Who did the chief steward call?

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2:10 "And saith to him: 'Every man at first setteth forth good wine, and when men have well drunk, then that which is worse. But thou hast kept the good wine until now.'"

Q. What is given to the men when they are drunk?

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2:11 "This beginning of miracles did Jesus in Cana of Galilee; and manifested his glory, and his disciples believed in him."

Q. Where did the beginning of Jesus' miracles take place?

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2:12 "After this he went down to Capharnaum, he and his mother, and his brethren, and his disciples: and they remained there not many days."

Q. Where did everyone go after leaving the wedding?

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2:13 "And the pasch of the Jews was at hand, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem.

Q. Why did Jesus go to Jerusalem?

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2:14 "And he found in the temple them that sold oxen and sheep and doves, and the changers of money sitting."

Q. What did Jesus find in the Temple?

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2:15 "And when he had made, as it were, a scourge of little cords, he drove them all out of the temple, the sheep also and the oxen, and the money of the changers he poured out, and the tables he overthrew."

Q. What did Jesus make to drive everyone out of the Temple?

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2:16 "And to them that sold doves he said: 'Take these things hence, and make not the house of my Father a house of traffic.'"

Q. What were the people doing to the Father's House?

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2:17 "And his disciples remembered, that it was written: 'The zeal of thy house hath eaten me up.'"

Q. What did the disciples remember was written?

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2:18 "The Jews, therefore, answered, and said to him: 'What sign dost thou shew unto us, seeing thou dost these things?'"

Q. What did the Jews ask Jesus?

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2:19 "Jesus answered, and said to them: 'Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up.'"

Q. What did Jesus answer to the Jews?

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2:20 "The Jews then said: 'Six and forty years was this temple in building; and wilt thou raise it up in three days?'"

Q. How many years did it take to build the Temple?

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2:21 "But he spoke of the temple of his body."

Q. What was Jesus speaking about?

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2:22 "When therefore he was risen again from the dead, his disciples remembered, that he had said this, and they believed the scripture, and the word that Jesus had said."

Q. When was it that the disciples remembered what Jesus had said?

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2:23 "Now when he was at Jerusalem, at the pasch, upon the festival day, many believed in his name, seeing his signs which he did."

Q. Why did many believe in Jesus when He was in Jerusalem?

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2:24 "But Jesus did not trust himself unto them, for that he knew all men,"

Q. Did Jesus trust the people?

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2:25 "And because he needed not that any should give testimony of man: for he knew what was in man."

Q. Did Jesus need anyone to testify about other people?

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