Sunday, May 9, 2010

Ears To Hear-Bible Challenge

Good Evening to All!
On with the Bible Challenge!

1. What Old Testament patriarch gathered his people's earrings and other "strange gods" and hid them under a tree near Sheckhem? (Genesis 35:4)
a) Abraham
b) Jacob
c) Moses
d) David

2. Old Testament law called for a hole to be drilled in the ear of _____________.
(Exodus 21:5-6)
a) a man caught in adultery
b) a woman caught in adultery
c) a runaway slave who was caught
d) a slave who intentionally forfeited freedom

3. Why did Aaron gather up the gold earrings of the women and children of Israel?
(Exodus 32:2-4)
a) because God denounced jewelry as being idolatrous (Leviticus 19:14)
b) to melt them and forge a golden calf
c) as an offering to God
d) to redistribute wealth

4. Old Testament law forbade the _________of a deaf person. (Leviticus 19:14)
a) cursing
b) enslavement
c) marriage
d) taxing

5. "They have ears, but they hear not: noses have they, but they smell not..." Who was the writer talking about in Psalm 115?

6. "[T}hou are unto them as a very lovely song of one that hath a pleasant voice...for they hear thy words, but they do them not." What prophet said that about the sinful people of Jerusalem? (Ezekiel33:32)
a) Isaiah
b) Ezekiel
c) Hosea
d) Amos

7. How, specifically, did Jesus help the deaf man at Decapolis? (Mark 7:33-35)
a) by filling the man's ears with a paste of clay and spittle
b) bu putting His fingers in the man's ears and speaking a command
c) by commanding an evil spirit to leave the man
d) by having the man submerge himself in the Sea of Galilee

8. In his zeal to protect Jesus, Peter cut off some one's ear. Where did this happen? (Matt.26:36-o51, Mark 24:32-47, John 18:10)
9. Paul told the Romans "________ cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God."
(Romans 10:17)
a) understanding
g) light
c) faith
d) salvation

10. James wrote that everyone should be "swift to hear, slow to ________, slow to ____________." (James 1:19)
a) anger/punish
b) argue/judge
c) curse/;complain
d) speak/wrath



1. Give people more than they expect and do it cheerfully.
2. Memorize your favorite poem.
3. Don;t believe all you hear, spend all you have or sleep all you want/
4. when you say, "I love you, "mean it.
5. When you say, "I'm sorry," look the person in the eye.
6. Be engaged at least twelve months before you get married.
7. Believe in love at first sight.
8. Never laugh at any one's dreams, including those of your own kids.
9. Love deeply and passionately. You might get hurt, but it's the only way to live life completely.
10. In disagreements, fight fairly. No name-calling.
11. Don't judge other people by their relatives.
12 Talk slowly but think quickly.
13. When some one asks you a question you don't want to answer, smile and ask, "Why do you want to know?"
14 Remember that great love and great achievement involve great risk.
15. Say "God bless you" when you hear someone sneeze.
17. When you lose...don't lose the lesson learned.
17. Remember the three Rs: Respect for self; Respect for others; Responsibility for all your actions.
18. Don't let a little dispute injure a great friendship.
19 When you realize you've made a mistake, take immediate steps to correct it.
20. Smile when picking up the phone. The caller will hear it in your voice.
21. Marry a man you love to talk to . As you get older, his conversational skills will be as important as any other.
22, spend some time alone.
23. Open your arms to change, but don't let go o your values.
24. Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.
25. Read more books and watch a whole lot less TV.
26. Live a good, honorable life. Then when you get older and think back, you'll get to enjoy it a second time.
27. Trust in God and other people but lock your car and your house.
28. A loving atmosphere in your home is so important . Do all you can to create a tranquil, harmonious home.
29. In disagreements with loved ones, deal with the current situation. Don't bring up the past.
30. Read between the lines...always.
31, share your knowledge and wisdom. It's a way to achieve immortality.
32. Be gentle with the earth; after all, God created it.
33. Pray. There's immeasurable power in it.
34. Never interrupt when you are being flattered. Just say a simple "Thank You."
35. Mind your own business.
36. Don't trust a man who doesn't close his eyes when you kiss.
37. Once a year, go some place you've never been before.
38. If you make a lot of money, put it to use helping others while you are living. That is wealth's greatest satisfaction.
39. Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a stroke of very good fortune.
40. Learn the rules, then break some. Act outside the box sometimes.


Good Night to All and May God Bless!


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