Sunday, February 7, 2010

Bible Challenge, Blessings

Good Evening to All!

Tonight's Bible Challenge is about BLESSINGS. As usual the scriptures will be included so that you can look them up if you need to, and the answers will be on tomorrow's post.


1. When did God promise Abraham a son despite his old age, what did Abraham do? (Gen.17:15-17)
a) wept
b) laughed
c) raised his arms in thanksgiving and praise
d) made an offering of a calf

2. As Jacob lay on his deathbed, he bestowed this blessing on his eighth son Asher. (Gen.49:20)
a) Asher would produce food worthy of royalty.
b) Asher would place he foot on the neck of Pharaoh
c) Asher would live longer than his brothers
d) Asher would have more children than his brothers

3. Under Old Testament law, the Lord specifically provided for the poor and strangers by ordering His people: (Lev. 19:9-10)
a) to store up grain in a specially designated pauper's silo
b) to take their table scraps to the temple for distribution to the needy
c) not to be thorough when reaping and gathering in their harvest.
d) not to tithe in the second month of summer, but to give that amount directly to the needy instead

4. Who first delivered to the children of Israel the famous benediction that begins "The Lord bless you and keep you.... (Numbers 6:22-26)
a) Aaron
b) Judah
c) Micah
d) Levi

5. Annoyed at the Israelites' whining about drab food in the wilderness, the lOrd over-blessed them, declaring they would get meat "until it come out at your nostrils." what kind of meat did he provide by the ton? (Numbers 11:16-32)
a) dog
b) snake
c) quail
d) fish

6. Old Testament law taught that among many other blessings, God will "make thee the head, and not the tail" if you: (Deut. 28:13)
a) pray three times a day on your knees
b) obey His commandments
c) honor your parents
d) are among His chosen

7. For his role in vanquishing evil Haman, Mordecai received____________. (Esther 8:1-2)
a) the king's ring
b) Haman's estate
c) neither of the above
d) both of the above

8. The Holy Ghost promised this man in Jerusalem that he wouldn't die until he had seen the coming Christ. (Luke 2:25-26)
a) Barjesus
b) Simeon
c) Zachariah
d) Trachonitis

9. In the Beatitudes, the first blessed are the _____________. (Matthew 5:2-3)

10. It's ironic that this, of all places, was blessed by few of Jesus' miracles.
(Matthew 13:53-58)

a) Jerusalem
b) Capernaum
c) Nazareth
d) Cana

I hope you all do well on this quiz or at least have fun do it.

Good Night and May God Bless!

Love and Prayers,


Just Joany said...
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Just Joany said...

Hi PJ,
Oops! I had to delete the two previous comments because I quoted the wrong Scripture. Sorry.

I'm sorry I didn't get back to you sooner. I favor the King James version of the Bible because of the inscription in the front. If you'll notice, it has reference that King James did everything in his power to be sure that the Scriptures were translated correctly.

I also supplement my Scripture reading with anything else, particularly children's books, so I can understand more fully what I am reading.

However, I have noticed that in some books, the words of David in Psalms 23, are changed and for me, that takes away from the beauty of the song.

Great post, today, PJ. I do enjoy your games.

Just Joany said...

I'm apparently a mess, this morning. I can't seem to comment properly.

~ Just Joany
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