New Testament People

    “New Testament People,” Friend, Mar. 1995, 38

    New Testament People

    Match each person with his/her description, then check your answers by reading the references following the description.

    1. John the Baptist

    a. Physician; writer of one of the Gospels (See Bible Dictionary—Luke.)

    2. Lazarus

    b. Father of John the Baptist; struck dumb by an angel for not believing that he was to have a son (See Luke 1:5–7, 11–13, 18–22, 57–64.)

    3. Luke

    c. Persecuted the Church; name changed from Saul (See Acts 8:3; Acts 13:9.)

    4. Stephen

    d. Mother of Jesus Christ (See Luke 1:30–31.)

    5. Zacharias

    e. Raised from the dead by Jesus Christ; brother of Mary and Martha (See John 11:1–3, 11–14, 38–40, 43–44.)

    6. Joseph

    f. Stoned to death for his testimony of Jesus Christ (See Acts 6:8–9; Acts 7:55–58.)

    7. Paul

    g. First to see the resurrected Christ (See Mark 16:9.)

    8. Mary

    h. Declared that Jesus is the Christ; healed a man in the Savior’s name (See Matt. 16:12–13; Acts 3:1–8.)

    9. Peter

    i. Prepared the way for Jesus and baptized him (See Mark 1:2–9.)

    10. Mary Magdalene

    j. Husband of Mary; a carpenter (See Matt. 1:16; Matt. 13:53–55.)


    • (1) i, (2) e, (3) a, (4) f, (5) b, (6) j, (7) c, (8) d, (9) h, (10) g.