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How Would You Answer?

How Would You Answer?

How Would You Answer?

Explain the Illustration

1. In the illustration recorded at Luke 18:9-14, what sort of person was the Pharisee?

(Check one or more of the boxes below.)

□ Humble □ Repentant □ Boastful

2. What sort of person was the tax collector?

(Check one or more of the boxes below.)

□ Humble □ Repentant □ Boastful

3. Which of the two men proved to be more righteous?



What might you say or do that would make you resemble the Pharisee? How can you imitate the tax collector?

From This Issue

Answer these questions, and provide the missing Bible verse(s).

PAGES 8-9 In whose hands is the earth’s future? Isaiah 11:․․․

PAGE 20 What is God’s view of religious images? Exodus 20:․․․

PAGE 21 The apostle John warned that we should guard against what? 1 John 5:․․․

PAGE 27 Even the most upright person will occasionally become aware of what? 1 John 2:․․․

Children’s Picture Search

Can you find these pictures in this issue? In your own words, describe what is happening in each picture.

Who Is Part of Jesus’ Family Tree?

Consider the clues. Look up the scriptures. Then write the correct names in the spaces provided.

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CLUE: I could speak three thousand proverbs, and my songs “came to be a thousand and five.”

Read 1 Kings 4:30-32.

5. ․․․․․

CLUE: I was the last king of the united kingdom of Israel.

Read 1 Kings 12:1-3, 16-20.

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CLUE: My army defeated Jeroboam’s bigger army because we “leaned upon Jehovah.”

Read 2 Chronicles 13:13-20.

▪ Answers on page 19


1. Boastful.

2. Humble and repentant.

3. The tax collector.

4. Solomon.​—Matthew 1:6.

5. Rehoboam.​—Matthew 1:7.

6. Abijah.​—Matthew 1:7.