Friday, June 12, 2009

Test Your Bible Knowledge

1. Can a human see the face of God and survive?
A. Yes, for "The Lord spake unto Moses face to face, as a man speaketh unto his friend." (Exodus 33:20)
B. No, for "The Lord said, 'Thou canst not see my face: for there shall no man see me, and live." (Exodus 33:20)

2. Who inspired King David's Census?
A. The Lord (2 Samuel 24:1)
B. Satan (1 Chronicles 21:1)

3. How many sons did Saul's daughter Michal have?
A. "Michal the daughter of Saul had no children unto the day of her death." (2 Samuel 6:23)
B. "The five sons of Michal the daughter of Saul, whom she brought up for Adriel..." (2 Samuel 21:8)

4. Where Was Jesus Born?
A. In a house in Bethlehem (Matt 2: 1,11)
B. In a manger in Bethlehem (Luke 2:7)
C. In Galilee, not Bethlehem (John 7:41-42)

5. How many generations were born between Jesus and King David?
A. 28 (Matt 1:1-17)
B. 41 (Luke 3: 23-31)

6. What is the name of Jesus's paternal grandfather?
A. Heli (Luke 3:23)
B. Jacob (Matt1:16)

7. How did Judas die?
A. Hanged himself (Matt 27: 3-5)
B. Fell "and all his bowels gushed out" (Acts 1:18)

8. What were Jesus's last words on the cross?
A. "It is finished." (John 19:30)
B. "My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?" (Matt. 27:46)
C. Father, into thy hands I commend my spirit." (Luke 23:46)

9. When was Jesus crucified? 
A. "And it was the third hour, and they crucified him." (Mark 15:25)
B. "...about the sixth hour..." (John 19:14)

10. Who was found in Jesus's empty tomb?
A. An angel of the Lord whos "countenance was like lightning, and his rainment as white as snow." (Matt 28:3)
B. A young man in a white robe (Mark 16:5)
C. Two men in shining garments (Luke 24:4)

Answers: They are all correct, and all literally true. Pay no attention to the seeming contradictions. Obviously I or someone like me copied the information down wrong.

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