Good Evening to All!
Well, as promised, here are the answers to the last Trivia Questions, and some more questions to help your knowledge increase a bit more.
1. (b) They would select another disciple to take his place. (Acts 1:26)
2. (b) The lame man healed by Peter and John (Acts 3:8)
3. (d) All of the above (Acts 4)
4. (c) He couldn't see.
5. (d) In a basket, over the city wall. (Acts 9:25)
6. (c) Dorcas (Acts 9:36)
7. (a) Meditating on the roof (Acts 10:9)
8. (a) James (Acts 12:2)
9. (c) Paul got up and went back into the city. (Acts 14:20)
10. (b) Whether Gentile believers should be required to convert to Judaism (Acts 15:5)
11. (a) To do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do. (Eph. 2:10 NIV)
12. (d) All of the above (1 Thessalonians 4:15)
13. (a) Men (1 Timothy 2:8)
14. (c) Those who are rich in this world (1 Tim. 6:17)
15. (d) All of the above. (2 Tim. 1:7)
MINI QUIZ==FAMOUS FIRSTS
1. Who was the first Christian martyr? (Acts 6-8:1)
2. What was the occasion when Jesus performed his first miracle? (John 2:1-11)
3. Barnabas was one of the first foreign missionaries. Who was the other one? (Acts 13:2)
4. In Antioch, the followers of Jesus began to be known by a certain term. What was it? (Acts 11:26)
5. Which of Jesus' disciples was first to be killed for his faith (though his brother lived the longest)? (Acts 12:1-2)
Now, on a deeper level, let's get digging...
1. In Damascus, God told a believer named Ananias to go to a house on Straight Street to meet whom? (Acts 9:11)
b. The Lord
c. Saul (Paul)
d. His future wife
2. Mark was the cause of the split between Paul and Barnabas. Why?
a. He insisted on winning every argument.
b. He was a Gentile.
c. He had abandoned them, going home early during their first journey.
d. He kept throwing spitballs.
3. What was the name of the first Christian convert in Philippi--"a merchant of expensive purple cloth" (Acts 16:11-15)?
4. To whom was it said? "Believe on the Lord Jesus and you will be saved, along with your entire household" (Acts 16:31)
a. Cornelius the centurion
b. Saul, who became known as Paul
c. A jailer in Philippi
d. Lydia, at the Philippian riverbank
5. What "eloquent speaker" arrived in Ephesus from Alexandria and was instructed by Priscilla and Aquila?
c. Pliny the Younger
6. During a revival in Ephesus, people brought their magic books and did what to them?
a. Tore them to pieces
b. Rewrote them
c. Burned them
d. Made them disappear
7. Demetrius was upset because Paul's preaching had reduced the demand for sliver shrines of the local deity, so he gathered people of his profession to start a protest march. What profession did Demetrius have? (Acts 19:26)
a. Police officer
8. Who said it? "It is more blessed to give than to receive" (Acts 20:35)
I hpe you did well as well as enjoying these questions. I hope that this is making you want to read more and more of God's Word so that you can do as God instructs and "hide His Word in your heart.
Have a wonderful night and May God Bless!
Thursday, April 9, 2015
Good Evening to All!
As the coming of Christ gets closer, I feel compelled to get as much knowledge and recollection out as possible. Therefore, I will be doing a series of these, starting in Acts, and following through Revelation. This is in hope that it will entice people to dig into their Bibles, and search for the truth. While it is true that “we know not the day nor the hour that Christ will return for His people”, He also tells us to watch for the signs. They are all happening right now, in this day and time. Be aware. Read, research and be ready!
1. The two candidates were Joseph Barsabbas and Matthias. Matthias won. What did he win? (Acts 1:26)
a. A position as one of the twelve disciples, replacing Judas.
b. The right to record the memoirs of the apostles
c. The role of head deacon in the early church
d. The early church's first table tennis championship
2. Who was "walking, leaping and praising God" in Solomon's Colonnade?
b. The lame man healed by Peter and John
3. The authorities warned Peter and John not to preach about Jesus. What happened next? (Acts 4)
a. They prayed with other Christians
b. The house where the Christians met was shaken.
d. All of the above.
4. What physical problem did Saul have after his experience on the Damascus Road? (Acts 9:8)
a. He limped.
b. He couldn't speak.
c. He couldn't see.
d. He looked just like his twin brother.
5. After Saul's conversion, the Jewish authorities in Damascus were out to kill him. How did he escape the city? (Acts 9:25)
a. In disguise, at night.
b. In a cart carrying pigs to market
c. In broad daylight
d. In a basket, over the city wall.
6. A Christian woman named Tabitha was "always doing kind things for others and helping the poor" (Acts 9:36). She'd even make coats and clothing for people. What was her Greek name?
7. Where was Peter when messengers from Cornelius the centurion arrived at his house? (Acts 10:9)
a. Meditating on the roof
b. Resting by the seaside
c. Preaching in the temple
d. Fighting the Visigoths
8. Which apostle was first to be killed for his faith? (Acts 12:2)
9. In the town of Lystra, some out-of-towners stirred up trouble and stoned Paul. He was dragged out of the city, given up for dead. Then what happened? (Acts 14:20)
a. The believers mourned for three weeks after sending his body back to Tarsus.
b. Barnabas went on to Cyprus with John Mark.
c. Paul got up and went back into the city.
d. All of the above
10. Acts 15 records a council meeting where the Jerusalem church leaders met with missionaries Barnabas and Paul to discuss church policy. What was the main issue? (Acts 15:5)
a. Whether they should continue to collect money from the churches they visited.
b. Whether Gentile believers should be required to convert to Judaism
c. Whether they should take the gospel west of Rome
d. Whether to reprimand the youth minister for his crazy antics.
11. Finish this verse: "For we are God's workmanship, created in Christ Jesus...." (Eph. 2:10 NIV)
a. to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.
b. for his pleasure, which we seek daily.
c. to praise him and fail him, to cling to his grace.
d. to display the glories of his creative spirit. (15)
12. According to 1 Thessalonians 4:15, what sound will accompany the Lord's return? (16)
a. A commanding shout
b. The call of the archangel
c. The trumpet call of God
d. All of the above
13. According to 1 Timothy 2:8, who should "pray with holy hands lifted up to God, free from anger and controversy"? (17)
d. Pro wrestlers
14. Paul told Timothy to tell certain people "not to be proud and not to trust in their money" (1 Tim. 6:17). Who was that message for? (18)
a. The Galatians
b. The false teachers
c. Those who are rich in this world
d. Fashion models
15. God has not given us a spirit of timidity, but of what? (2 Tim. 1:7) (19)
d. All of the above