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ospel. in. eography. G. Geography Questions using Matthew. Matthew. Mark. The Geography of the Gospels. Questions. Luke. John. Geography of the Gospels. Passages are from the book of Matthew. Geography of the Gospels. Where was Jesus born? Bethlehem of Judea (2:1). Bethlehem.

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Geography

Questions using Matthew

geography of the gospels
Geography of the Gospels

Passages are from the book of Matthew

geography of the gospels1
Geography of the Gospels
  • Where was Jesus born?
    • Bethlehem of Judea (2:1)

Bethlehem

the life of christ
The Life of Christ

Matthew 2:1 Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the East came to Jerusalem,

geography of the gospels2
Geography of the Gospels
  • Where was Jesus born?
    • Bethlehem of Judea (2:1)
  • Where did Joseph take Jesus to escape Herod?
    • Egypt (2:19)

Egypt

Egypt

the life of christ1
The Life of Christ

Matthew 2:19-20 But when Herod was dead, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared in a dream to Joseph in Egypt,

geography of the gospels3
Geography of the Gospels
  • Where was Jesus born?
    • Bethlehem of Judea (2:1)
  • Where did Joseph take Jesus to escape Herod?
    • Egypt (2:19)
  • Where did Jesus grow up?
    • Nazareth (2:23)

Nazareth

the life of christ2
The Life of Christ

Matthew 2:23 And he came and dwelt in a city called Nazareth, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophets, "He shall be called a Nazarene."

geography of the gospels4
Geography of the Gospels
  • Where was Jesus born?
    • Bethlehem of Judea (2:1)
  • Where did Joseph take Jesus to escape Herod?
    • Egypt (2:19)
  • Where did Jesus grow up?
    • Nazareth (2:23)
  • Where did John the Baptist begin his preaching?
    • The wilderness of Judea (3:1)

Wilderness of Judea

the life of christ3
The Life of Christ

Matthew 3:1 In those days John the Baptist came preaching in the wilderness of Judea,

geography of the gospels5
Geography of the Gospels
  • Where did Jesus come from to be baptized? Where was he baptized?
    • Galilee (3:13)
    • Jordan River

Galilee

Jordan River

the life of christ4
The Life of Christ

Matthew 3:13 Then Jesus came from Galilee to John at the Jordan to be baptized by him.

geography of the gospels6
Geography of the Gospels
  • Where did Jesus come from to be baptized? Where was he baptized?
    • Galilee (3:13)
    • Jordan River
  • Where did the Spirit lead Jesus to be tempted?
    • The Wilderness (4:1)

Wilderness

the life of christ5
The Life of Christ

Matthew 4:1 Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil.

geography of the gospels7
Geography of the Gospels
  • Where did Jesus come from to be baptized? Where was he baptized?
    • Galilee (3:13)
    • Jordan River
  • Where did the Spirit lead Jesus to be tempted?
    • The Wilderness (4:1)
  • Where did Jesus go when he heard John had been put into prison?
    • Galilee (4:12)

Galilee

the life of christ6
The Life of Christ

Matthew 4:12 Now when Jesus heard that John had been put in prison, He departed to Galilee.

geography of the gospels8
Geography of the Gospels
  • Capernaum was in the borders of what two tribal territories?
    • Zebulon and Naphtali (4:13)

Zebulon & Naphtali

the life of christ7
The Life of Christ

Matthew 4:13 And leaving Nazareth, He came and dwelt in Capernaum, which is by the sea, in the regions of Zebulun and Naphtali,

geography of the gospels9
Geography of the Gospels
  • Capernaum was in the borders of what two tribal territories?
    • Zebulon and Naphtali (4:13)
  • Peter, Andrew, James, and John made their living fishing where?
    • Sea of Galilee (4:18-21)

Sea of Galilee

the life of christ8
The Life of Christ

Matthew 4:18-21 18 And Jesus, walking by the Sea of Galilee, saw two brothers, Simon called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea; for they were fishermen. 19 Then He said to them, "Follow Me, and I will make you fishers of men.“ 20 They immediately left their nets and followed Him. 21 Going on from there, He saw two other brothers, James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother, in the boat with Zebedee their father, mending their nets. He called them,

geography of the gospels10
Geography of the Gospels
  • Capernaum was in the borders of what two tribal territories?
    • Zebulun and Naphtali (4:13)
  • Peter, Andrew, James, and John made their living fishing where?
    • Sea of Galilee (4:18-21)
  • Jesus’ fame spread throughout where?
    • Syria (4:24)

Syria

the life of christ9
The Life of Christ

Matthew 4:24 Then His fame went throughout all Syria; and they brought to Him all sick people who were afflicted with various diseases and torments, and those who were demon-possessed, epileptics, and paralytics; and He healed them.

geography of the gospels11
Geography of the Gospels
  • Multitudes followed Jesus from where?
    • Galilee, Decapolis, Jerusalem, Judea, and beyond Jordan (4:25)

Galilee

Decapolis

Beyond Jordan

Jerusalem

Judea

the life of christ10
The Life of Christ

Matthew 4:25 Great multitudes followed Him--from Galilee, and from Decapolis, Jerusalem, Judea, and beyond the Jordan.

geography of the gospels12
Geography of the Gospels
  • Multitudes followed Jesus from where?
    • Galilee, Decapolis, Jerusalem, Judea, and beyond Jordan (4:25)
  • Jesus commended the faith of a Roman centurion where?
    • Capernaum (8:5-13)

Capernaum

the life of christ11
The Life of Christ

Matthew 8:5-9 5 Now when Jesus had entered Capernaum, a centurion came to Him, pleading with Him,6 saying, "Lord, my servant is lying at home paralyzed, dreadfully tormented.“ 7 And Jesus said to him, "I will come and heal him.“ 8 The centurion and said, "Lord, I am not worthy that You should come under my roof. But only speak a word, and my servant will be healed. 9 For I also am a man under authority, having soldiers under me. And I say to this one, 'Go,' and he goes; and to another, 'Come,' and he comes; and to my servant, 'Do this,' and he does it."

the life of christ12
The Life of Christ

Matthew 8:10-13 10 When Jesus heard it, He marveled, and said to those who followed, "Assuredly, I say to you, I have not found such great faith, not even in Israel! 11 And I say to you that many will come from east and west, and sit down with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob in the kingdom of heaven.12 But the sons of the kingdom will be cast out into outer darkness. There will be weeping and gnashing of teeth." 13 Then Jesus said to the centurion, "Go your way; and as you have believed, so let it be done for you." And his servant was healed that same hour.

geography of the gospels13
Geography of the Gospels
  • Multitudes followed Jesus from where?
    • Galilee, Decapolis, Jerusalem, Judea, and beyond Jordan (4:25)
  • Jesus commended the faith of a Roman centurion where?
    • Capernaum (8:5-13)
  • Where did Jesus stop storms?
    • Sea of Galilee (8:23-27)

Sea of Galilee

the life of christ13
The Life of Christ

Matthew 8:23-27 23 Now when He got into a boat, His disciples followed Him. 24 And suddenly a great tempest arose on the sea, so that the boat was covered with the waves. But He was asleep.25 Then His disciples came to Him and awoke Him, saying, "Lord, save us! We are perishing!“ 26 But He said to them, "Why are you fearful, O you of little faith?" Then He arose and rebuked the winds and the sea, and there was a great calm. 27 So the men marveled, saying, "Who can this be, that even the winds and the sea obey Him?"

geography of the gospels14
Geography of the Gospels
  • Where did Jesus heal two demoniacs?
    • Country of Gergesa on the other side of Galilee (8:28)

Gergesa

Sea of Galilee

the life of christ14
The Life of Christ

Matthew 8:28 When He had come to the other side, to the country of the Gergesenes, there met Him two demon-possessed men, coming out of the tombs, exceedingly fierce, so that no one could pass that way.

geography of the gospels15
Geography of the Gospels
  • Where did Jesus heal two demoniacs?
    • Country of Gergesa on the other side of Galilee (8:28)
  • On their first preaching tour where did Jesus send the disciples?
    • The lost sheep of Israel (10:6)

Israel

the life of christ15
The Life of Christ

Matthew 10:6 But go rather to the lost sheep of the house of Israel.

geography of the gospels16
Geography of the Gospels
  • Where did Jesus heal two demoniacs?
    • Country of Gergesa on the other side of Galilee (8:28)
  • On their first preaching tour where did Jesus send the disciples?
    • The lost sheep of Israel (10:6)
  • Where did Jesus tell them not to go?
    • The way of the Gentiles nor in the cities of the Samaritans (10:5)

Samaritans

the life of christ16
The Life of Christ

Matthew 10:5 These twelve Jesus sent out and commanded them, saying: "Do not go into the way of the Gentiles, and do not enter a city of the Samaritans.

geography of the gospels17
Geography of the Gospels
  • In what cities will it be better than for those cities that reject Christ’s disciples?
    • Sodom and Gomorrah (10:15)

Sodom & Gomorrah ?

the life of christ17
The Life of Christ

Matthew 10:15 15 Verily I say unto you, It shall be more tolerable for the land of Sodom and Gomorrah in the day of judgment, than for that city.

geography of the gospels18
Geography of the Gospels
  • In what cities will it be better than for those cities that reject Christ’s disciples?
    • Sodom and Gomorrah (10:15)
  • What cities did Jesus pronounce his “woes” unto?
    • Chorazin, Bethsaida, (11:21)

Bethsaida

Chorazin

the life of christ18
The Life of Christ

Matthew 11:21 "Woe to you, Chorazin! Woe to you, Bethsaida! For if the mighty works which were done in you had been done in Tyre and Sidon, they would have repented long ago in sackcloth and ashes.

geography of the gospels19
Geography of the Gospels

Sidon

  • In what cities will it be better than for those cities that reject Christ’s disciples?
    • Sodom and Gomorrah (10:15)
  • What cities did Jesus pronounce his “woes” unto?
    • Chorazin, Bethsaida, (11:21)
  • What cities would have repented if they had seen the works that Jesus did around Galilee?
    • Tyre and Sidon (11:21)

Tyre

the life of christ19
The Life of Christ

Matthew 11:21 "Woe to you, Chorazin! Woe to you, Bethsaida! For if the mighty works which were done in you had been done in Tyre and Sidon, they would have repented long ago in sackcloth and ashes.

geography of the gospels20
Geography of the Gospels
  • From what place did the scribes and Pharisees try to entrap Jesus concerning their traditions?
    • Jerusalem (15:1-3)

Jerusalem

the life of christ20
The Life of Christ

Matthew 15:1-3 1 Then the scribes and Pharisees who were from Jerusalem came to Jesus, saying, 2 "Why do Your disciples transgress the tradition of the elders? For they do not wash their hands when they eat bread." 3 He answered and said to them, "Why do you also transgress the commandment of God because of your tradition?

geography of the gospels21
Geography of the Gospels

Tyre & Sidon

  • From what place did the scribes and Pharisees try to entrap Jesus concerning their traditions?
    • Jerusalem (15:1-3)
  • Jesus healed the daughter of a Canaanite woman where?
    • In the region of Tyre and Sidon (15:21-22)
the life of christ21
The Life of Christ

Matthew 15:21-22 21 Then Jesus went out from there and departed to the region of Tyre and Sidon. 22 And behold, a woman of Canaan came from that region and cried out to Him, saying, "Have mercy on me, O Lord, Son of David! My daughter is severely demon-possessed."

geography of the gospels22
Geography of the Gospels
  • From what place did the scribes and Pharisees try to entrap Jesus concerning their traditions?
    • Jerusalem (15:1-3)
  • Jesus healed the daughter of a Canaanite woman where?
    • In the borders of Tyre and Sidon (15:21-22)
  • Where was Jesus and His disciples when Peter declared his faith in His deity?
    • Caesarea Philippi (16:13)

Caesarea Philippi

the life of christ22
The Life of Christ

Matthew 16:13 When Jesus came into the region of Caesarea Philippi, He asked His disciples, saying, "Who do men say that I, the Son of Man, am?"

geography of the gospels23
Geography of the Gospels
  • Jesus told His disciples He must suffer and die where?
    • Jerusalem (16:21)

Jerusalem

the life of christ23
The Life of Christ

Matthew 16:21 From that time Jesus began to show to His disciples that He must go to Jerusalem, and suffer many things from the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and be raised the third day.

geography of the gospels24
Geography of the Gospels
  • Jesus told His disciples He must suffer and die where?
    • Jerusalem (16:21)
  • Peter found money for the temple tax in the mouth of a fish where?
    • Capernaum (17:24,27)

Capernaum

the life of christ24
The Life of Christ

Matthew 17:24 When they had come to Capernaum, those who received the temple tax came to Peter and said, "Does your Teacher not pay the temple tax?" Matthew 17:27 Nevertheless, lest we offend them, go to the sea, cast in a hook, and take the fish that comes up first. And when you have opened its mouth, you will find a piece of money; take that and give it to them for Me and you."

geography of the gospels25
Geography of the Gospels
  • Jesus told His disciples He must suffer and die where?
    • Jerusalem (16:21)
  • Peter found money for the temple tax in the mouth of a fish where?
    • Capernaum (17:24,27)
  • Jesus then departed from Galilee and went where?
    • Judea beyond Jordan (19:1)

Judaea beyond Jordan

the life of christ25
The Life of Christ

Matthew 19:1 And it came to pass when Jesus had finished these words, he departed from Galilee, and came into the borders of Judaea beyond the Jordan;

geography of the gospels26
Geography of the Gospels
  • Jesus spent the first night of that last week before His death in what village?
    • Bethany (21:17)

Bethany

the life of christ26
The Life of Christ

Matthew 21:17 And he left them, and went forth out of the city to Bethany, and lodged there.

geography of the gospels27
Geography of the Gospels
  • Jesus spent the first night of that last week before His death in what village?
    • Bethany (21:17)
  • On what city did Jesus pronounce that they killed the prophets?
    • Jerusalem (23:37)

Jerusalem

the life of christ27
The Life of Christ

Matthew 23:37 O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, that killed the prophets, and stoned them that are sent unto her! how often would I have gathered thy children together, even as a hen gathers her chickens under her wings, and ye would not!

geography of the gospels28
Geography of the Gospels
  • Jesus spent the first night of that last week before His death in what village?
    • Bethany (21:17)
  • On what city did Jesus pronounce that they killed the prophets?
    • Jerusalem (23:37)
  • Where was Jesus when he predicted the destruction of the temple?
    • Mount of Olives (24:3)

Mt of Olives

the life of christ28
The Life of Christ

Matthew 24:3 And as he sat on the mount of Olives, the disciples came unto him privately, saying, Tell us, when shall these things be? and what shall be the sign of thy coming, and of the end of the world?

geography of the gospels29
Geography of the Gospels
  • A woman anointed Jesus’ feet in what city?
    • Bethany (26:6)

Bethany

the life of christ29
The Life of Christ

Matthew 26:6 Now when Jesus was in Bethany, in the house of Simon the leper,

geography of the gospels30
Geography of the Gospels
  • A woman anointed Jesus’ feet in what city?
    • Bethany (26:6)
  • Where did Jesus go after eating the Passover meal?
    • Mount of Olives to a place called Gethsemane (26:30, 36)

Mt of Olives

the life of christ30
The Life of Christ

Matthew 26:30 And when they had sung a hymn, they went out unto the mount of Olives.

Matthew 26:36 Then cometh Jesus with them unto a place called Gethsemane, and saith unto his disciples, Sit ye here, while I go yonder and pray.

geography of the gospels31
Geography of the Gospels
  • A woman anointed Jesus’ feet in what city?
    • Bethany (26:6)
  • Where did Jesus go after eating the Passover meal?
    • Mount of Olives to a place called Gethsemane (26:30, 36)
  • Where did Jesus say he would meet His disciples after His resurrection?
    • Galilee (26:32)

Galilee

the life of christ31
The Life of Christ

Matthew 26:32 But after I am raised up, I will go before you into Galilee.

geography of the gospels32
Geography of the Gospels
  • Where was Simon from who carried the cross of Jesus?
    • Cyrene (27:32)

To Egypt

Cyrene

the life of christ32
The Life of Christ

Matthew 27:32 And as they came out, they found a man of Cyrene, Simon by name: him they compelled to go with them, that he might bear his cross.

geography of the gospels33
Geography of the Gospels
  • Where was Simon from who carried the cross of Jesus?
    • Cyrene (27:32)
  • Where was Jesus crucified?
    • Golgotha (27:33)

Golgotha

the life of christ33
The Life of Christ

Matthew 27:33 And they were come unto a place called Golgotha, that is to say, The place of a skull,

Luke 23:33 (KJV) 33 And when they were come to the place, which is called Calvary, there they crucified him, and the malefactors, one on the right hand, and the other on the left.

geography of the gospels34
Geography of the Gospels
  • Where was Simon from who carried the cross of Jesus?
    • Cyrene (27:32)
  • Where was Jesus crucified?
    • Golgotha (27:33)
  • Joseph, the one who buried Jesus, was from where?
  • Arimathea (27:57-58)

Arimathea

the life of christ34
The Life of Christ

Matthew 27:57-58 57 And when even was come, there came a rich man from Arimathaea, named Joseph, who also himself was Jesus' disciple: 58 this man went to Pilate, and asked for the body of Jesus. Then Pilate commanded it to be given up.

geography of the gospels35
Geography of the Gospels
  • The angels told the women at the tomb that Jesus was going where?
    • Galilee (28:7)

Galilee

the life of christ35
The Life of Christ

Matthew 28:7 And go quickly, and tell his disciples, He is risen from the dead; and lo, he goes before you into Galilee; there shall ye see him: lo, I have told you.

geography of the gospels36
Geography of the Gospels
  • The angels told the women at the tomb that Jesus was going where?
    • Galilee (28:7)
  • The account of the great commission recorded in Matthew was given on a mountain where?
    • Galilee (28:16-20)

Galilee

the life of christ36
The Life of Christ

Matthew 28:16-18 16 But the eleven disciples went into Galilee, unto the mountain where Jesus had appointed them. 17 And when they saw him, they worshipped him; but some doubted. 18 And Jesus came to them and spake unto them, saying, All authority hath been given unto me in heaven and on earth.

location of places
Location of Places

On the following maps, show the approximate

location of the places by memory

Some of the places were important in the Old Testament, some in the New. This particular test is on their location, not a study of a particular period of history

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Rome

  • Nineveh
  • Ephesus
  • Antioch of Syria
  • Babylon
  • Jerusalem

Rome

Nineveh

Babylon

Jerusalem

Antioch of Syria

Ephesus

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Rome

  • Philippi
  • Nineveh
  • Ephesus

Shushan

  • Corinth
  • Antioch of Syria
  • Tigris
  • Babylon
  • Damascus
  • Jerusalem

Corinth

Philippi

Alexandria

Shushan

Damascus

Tigris River

  • Alexandria
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Rome

  • Philippi
  • Nineveh
  • Ephesus

Shushan

  • Corinth
  • Antioch of Syria
  • Tigris
  • Euphrates
  • Babylon
  • Damascus
  • Jordan
  • Jerusalem

Euphrates River

Jordan River

Nile River

Dead Sea

Red Sea

Gulf of Suez

  • Dead Sea
  • Alexandria
  • Nile
  • Gulf of Suez
  • Red Sea
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Rome

  • Philippi
  • Asia Minor
  • Nineveh
  • Mesopotamia
  • Ephesus

Shushan

  • Corinth
  • Antioch of Syria
  • Tigris
  • Euphrates
  • Cyprus
  • Babylon
  • Damascus
  • Jordan
  • Jerusalem

Gulf of Aqaba

Mesopotamia

Arabia

Egypt

Asia Minor

Cyprus

  • Dead Sea
  • Arabia
  • Alexandria
  • Nile
  • Gulf of Aqaba
  • Egypt
  • Gulf of Suez
  • Red Sea
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Ararat

  • Rome
  • Philippi
  • Asia Minor
  • Nineveh
  • Mesopotamia
  • Ephesus

Shushan

  • Corinth
  • Antioch of Syria
  • Tigris
  • Euphrates
  • Cyprus
  • Babylon
  • Crete
  • Damascus

Lebanon

  • Syria
  • Jordan
  • Jerusalem
  • Dead Sea
  • Arabia

Crete

Wilderness of Sinai

Syria

Ararat

Lebanon

  • Alexandria
  • Nile
  • Gulf of Aqaba

Wilderness of Sinai

  • Egypt
  • Gulf of Suez
  • Red Sea
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Cities

Jerusalem

Samaria

Gaza

Bethlehem

Dan

Caesarea

Sidon

Capernaum

  • Sidon
  • Dan
  • Capernaum
  • Caesarea
  • Samaria
  • Jerusalem
  • Bethlehem
  • Gaza
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Cities

Joppa

Megiddo

Bethel

Hebron

Beersheba

Tyre

Nazareth

Damascus

  • Damascus
  • Sidon
  • Tyre
  • Dan
  • Capernaum
  • Nazareth
  • Megiddo
  • Caesarea
  • Samaria
  • Joppa
  • Bethel
  • Jerusalem
  • Bethlehem
  • Hebron
  • Gaza
  • Beersheba
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Regions

Galilee

Judea

Edom (O.T.)

Ammon

Moab

Philistia

Phoenicia

Syria

Gilead

  • Damascus
  • Sidon

PHOENICIA

SYRIA

  • Tyre
  • Dan

GALILEE

  • Capernaum
  • Nazareth
  • Megiddo
  • Caesarea

GILEAD

  • Samaria

AMMON

  • Joppa
  • Bethel
  • Jerusalem

JUDEA

  • Bethlehem

PHILISTIA

  • Hebron
  • Gaza

MOAB

  • Beersheba

EDOM

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Physical Features

Valley of Jezreel

Mt. Carmel

Mt. Lebanon

Mt. Hermon

Dead Sea

Jordan River

Yarmuk River

Jabbok River

Arnon River

Zered River

  • Damascus
  • Mt. Lebanon
  • Sidon

PHOENICIA

SYRIA

  • Mt. Hermon
  • Tyre
  • Dan

Mt. Carmel

GALILEE

  • Capernaum
  • Sea of Galilee
  • Nazareth

Valley of Jezreel

  • Yarmuk River
  • Megiddo
  • Caesarea

GILEAD

  • Mediterranean Sea

Jordan River

  • Samaria
  • Jabbok River

AMMON

  • Joppa
  • Bethel
  • Jerusalem

JUDEA

  • Bethlehem

PHILISTIA

  • Dead Sea
  • Hebron
  • Arnon River
  • Gaza

Sea of Galilee

Mediterranean Sea

MOAB

  • Zered River
  • Beersheba

EDOM