May 25, 2013
Test your Bible knowledge by taking this simple, 10 question multiple choice test. Answers are given at the end, along with Scripture references for each question.
1. On the last day, each person will be judged on the basis of what he or
c) repeated in a creed every Sunday at church
2. As a general rule, God gives heed to the prayers of:
b) American soldiers, relief workers, and missionaries
c) ordained priests, reverends, and ministers
d) the righteous
3. The water baptism of John is meant for:
a) anyone who wants to guarantee his or her eternal salvation
b) the dying, and the unredeemed dead (by proxy)
d) the repentant
4. The apostle Paul taught that salvation is by faith, and Christians
should _______ the law.
5. If a blind person miraculously receives sight at the hands of another
person, you can be sure it was:
a) trickery; those things are all staged
b) not applicable; miracles ceased with the passing of the original apostles
c) you can't be sure; Satan might have counterfeited that miracle
d) done by the power of God
6. A person who has sincerely prayed "the sinner's prayer" and invited Jesus
into his or her heart:
a) need not make any amends for past misdeeds
b) is immediately ready for a position of leadership
c) will be saved, even if that person returns to a sinful lifestyle
d) has made a good start to a permanent commitment
7. The Bible makes it clear that the Rapture, as presented by some
preachers and authors such as John Hagee, Jerry Jenkins, and Tim LaHaye:
a) will take place 7 years before Christ's return
b) will be a time when believers disappear from the face of the earth,
much to the surprise of everyone who is left behind
c) is certain to happen within the present generation's lifetime
d) is a myth fabricated by men
8. If you will not forgive a repentant person, you will:
a) experience some bitterness
b) be wisely protecting yourself against future abuses
c) lose some Heavenly rewards, but still be saved
d) not be forgiven
9. The books included in the modern Bible were written by a variety
of authors over many centuries, and contain:
a) numerous flaws, changes, and contradictions
b) mythological stories and legends intended to teach concepts, but
not meant to be considered as historically factual
c) no contradictions, flaws, or discrepancies
d) a thoroughly consistent message, with a few
inconsequential discrepancies and/or possible flaws
10. God will accept the following into his kingdom:
a) the righteous and holy
b) sinners who confess their sins and change their ways
c) those who believe in Jesus
d) all of the above
How did you do? If you answered anything other than d to any question, that answer was incorrect! Here are some scriptures for each question:
1. Psalm 62:12, Proverbs 24:12, Jeremiah 17:10, Matthew 16:27,
John 5:28-29, Romans 2:5-11, Revelation 22:12.
2. Psalm 66:18, Proverbs 15:29, 1 Peter 3:12, James 5:16.
3. Matthew 3:11, Mark 1:4, Acts 13:24.
4. Romans 3:31, 1 Timothy 1:8.
5. Psalm 146:8, Luke 7:19-23, Mark 9:23 and 16:17-18, John 9:30-33.
6. Ezekiel 18:21-28, Luke 12:42-46, 1 Corinthians 9:25-27, 1 Timothy 3:1-6,
2 Peter 2:20-22, Revelation 3:11.
7. Matthew 24:22, Mark 13:32, 1 Thessalonians 4:16-17.
8. Matthew 6:14-15 and 18:21-35, Luke 17:3-4.
9. Compare Matthew 20:29-34 to Mark 10:46-52; Matthew 27:3-8 to
Acts 1:15-19; and Acts 9:7 to Acts 22:9.
10. Psalm 15 and 86:5, Proverbs 28:13, Matthew 25:46, Luke 19:1-10,
John 3:16-17, Hebrews 12:14, 1 Peter 4:17-18.