Upgrade to remove ads
Arts and Humanities
JBQ 10 Point Questions
Terms in this set (288)
What is the Bible?
The Bible is the inspired Word of God and is His revelation to all people of Himself and His plan of salvation.
How many books are there
in the Bible? 66
What are the two
divisions of the Bible? Old Testament and New Testament
What does "testament"
mean? Covenant [contract or agreement]
How many books are in the Old
In what language was most of the Old
Testament written? Hebrew
How many books are in the New
In what language was most of the New
Testament written? Greek
About how many people did
God inspire to write the Bible? About 40
how many years did it take to write the Bible? 1,600 years
Which book of the Bible tells about the beginnings of the world?
What are the four
Gospels? Matthew, Mark, Luke, John
What does the word "gospel"
mean? "Good News"
What is the theme
of the four Gospels? The life and teaching of Jesus
Who wrote more
books of the Bible than any other person? Paul
Which book of the Bible tells about the beginnings of the church?
Testament book is composed almost entirely of prophecies of the future? Revelation
Which of the Old
Testament books is a collection of hymns and songs? Psalms
Who wrote many
of the Psalms? King David
What is an epistle?
A letter sent by an apostle
What is the longest book
of the Bible? Psalms
What is the shortest book
in the Bible? Psalm 117
What is the longest chapter
in the Bible? Psalm 119
Quotation Question. Where
did the universe come from? Genesis 1:1 In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.
Who were the first man
and first woman? Adam and Eve
people different from animals? God created people from His own image
Who were the first two
brothers? Cain and Abel
Who was the first murderer?
How did sin
enter the world? Through the disobedience of Adam and Eve
account of man's first sin mentioned what two trees? The tree of life and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil
What man walked
with God until God took him to heaven without dying? Enoch
longer than any other person, and how long did he live? Methuselah -- 969 years
Why did God send
a flood upon the earth? Because people were so wicked that they thought about evil all the time
Whom did God spare
from the Great Flood? Noah and his family
Who were the three
sons of Noah? Shem, Ham, Japheth
When the Flood
came, how long did it rain? 40 days and nights
What was the meaning of the first
rainbow? It was God's promise that the world would never again be destroyed by a flood.
Flood, how did the people rebel against God? By building a tower to reach heaven
How did God judge
the people who built the tower of Babel? By confusing their languages so they couldn't understand one another
How did God test
Abraham's faith when He asked him to leave Ur of the Chaldees? By asking Abraham to follow Him without telling him where He would lead him.
Who was Abraham's nephew?
What was the original
name of the country God promised to Abraham? Cannan
Who was Abraham's wife?
To what country
did Abraham go in time of famine? Egypt
Why was it
wrong for Lot to life in Sodom? Because the men of Sodom were very wicked sinners
Who was Melchizedek?
Priest of God and King of Salem
What was the name of the son born to Abraham and Hagar?
What two cities
did God destroy with fire because of their great wickedness? Sodom and Gomorrah
What was the name of the son born to Abraham and Sarah?
How old were
Abraham and Sarah when Isaac was born? Abraham was 100 and Sarah was 90 years old
Who was Isaac's
Who were the twin
sons of Isaac and Rebekah? Esau and Jacob
What did Esau
sell to Jacob? His birthright [the right to inherit God's promise to Abraham]
Hoe did Jacob obtain
the blessing of the firstborn son instead of Esau? By making his father, Isaac, think he was Esau
Where did Jacob have
a dream of a ladder reaching to heaven? Bethel
Who was the mother
of Joseph and Benjamin? Rachel
name did God give to Jacob and what did it mean? Israel, which means, "he struggles with God" [Prince of God]
meaning did Joseph's dreams have? He would be a great ruler someday, and his family would bow down to him.
How did Jacob show
his special love for Joseph? By giving him a coat of many colors [ornate robe]
what country was Joseph sold as a slave? Egypt
Who was Joseph's
first master in Egypt? Potiphar
What happened to Joseph
when he refused to commit sin with his master's wife? He was put into prison
did Joseph interpret while in prison? Pharaoh's baker and cupbearer
What did Joseph
say was the meaning of the king's dream? 7 good years would be followed by 7 years of famine.
Whom did Pharaoh
appoint to prepare for the famine? Joseph
what are the names
of the two sons of Joseph? Ephraim and Manasseh
Why did Joseph's
brothers come to Egypt? To buy food
Where did Jacob and
his family settle in Egypt? Goshen
Who was the baby
that Pharaoh's daughter found floating in the river? Moses
Why did Moses
flee from Egypt? Because it was known that he had killed an Egyptian who mistreated an Israelite
Who was Moses'
father-in-law and what was his position? Jethro; priest of Midian
Where did God
appear to Moses out of the burning bush? Mount Horeb [Mount Sinai]
did God make to Moses at the burning bush? That God would rescue the Children of Israel out of Egypt.
How did God persuade
Pharaoh to let the Israelites go? By sending 10 plagues upon the land of Egypt
Whom did God give
Moses to help him in bringing the people of Israel out of Egypt? Moses' brother Aaron
What was the tenth
and last plague that fell upon Egypt? The death of the firstborn
did God establish to remember the Israelites' deliverance from Egypt? Passover
By what miracle did Israel
leave the land of Egypt? The parting of the sea [Red Sea]
What happened to the Egyptians
who tried to follow the Israelites through the Red Sea? They all drowned
Who was the sister
of Moses? Miriam
How did God change
the bitter water of Marah into good water? By showing Moses a piece of wood to throw into the water.
How did God provide bread
for the Israelites in the wilderness? By sending manna
What miracle did
God perform for Moses at Rephidim? God Brought water from a rock.
How did Aaron
and Hur help Moses gain the victory over the Amalekites? By holding up Moses' hands
mountain did God give Moses the Ten Commandments? Mount Sinai
Quotation Question. Which is
the first of the Ten Commandments? Exodus 20:3 "You shall have no other gods before me."
Quotation Question. Which of the Ten Commandments prohibits the
worshiping of idols? Exodus 20:4 "You shall not make for yourself an image."
Quotation Question. Which of the Ten Commandments prohibits cursing
and swearing? Exodus 20:7 "You shall not misuse the name of the Lord your God."
Quotation Question. Which of the Ten Commandments sets
aside one day each week as special unto God? Exodus 20:8 "Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy."
What did Paul
call "the first commandment with promise"? "Honor your father and your mother."
Which of the Ten Commandments protects the sacredness of human
life? "You shall not murder."
Which of the Ten Commandments protects the sacredness of marriage?
"You shall not commit adultery."
Which of the Ten Commandments protects our
right to own possessions? "You shall not steal."
Which of the Ten Commandments prohibits
lying? "You shall not give false testimony against your neighbor."
Which of the Ten Commandments forbids
wrong desires? "You shall not covet...anything that belongs to your neighbor."
book and chapter of the Bible do we find the first record of the Ten Commandments? Exodus [chapter] 20
What did the Israelites
build in which to worship God while they were in the wilderness? The tabernacle
did Aaron and the people of Israel commit at Mt. Sinai? Making and worshiping the idol of the golden calf
of the tribes of Israel were the priests chosen? Levi
What was the main
purpose of the sacrifices and offerings made by the Israelites? To make atonement for their sins
What did God
use to lead the Israelites in the wilderness? A pillar of cloud by day and a pillar of fire by night
Why were the
twelve spies sent by Moses into Canaan? To see what kind of land it was and what kind of people lived there.
did the spies bring back to show that Canaan was a good land? They brought back fruit from the land.
of the twelve spies said the Israelites could capture the land of Canaan? Joshua and Caleb
How many years
did the Israelites wander in the wilderness? 40 years
How did God prove
to the Children of Israel that Moses and Aaron were His chosen leaders? He caused Aaron's staff to bud.
How did Moses
disobey God when the water came from the rock at Meribah? He struck the rock instead of speaking to it.
How did God provide healing
for the Israelites when they were bitten by the snakes? God told Moses to make a snake [bronze snake] that the people could look at and be healed.
Whom did God appoint
to be the leader of Israel after Moses? Joshua
Why was Moses
not allowed to go into the land of Canaan? Because he disobeyed God at Meribah
mountain did Moses see the Promised Land? Nebo
How old was
Moses when he died? 120 years
Who were the only
two men who left Egypt and entered Canaan? Joshua and Caleb
the spies Joshua sent to Jericho? Rahab
How did Rahab
mark her house so she would be protected when Jericho was captured? By placing a scarlet cord in the window of her house
By what miracle did the
Children of Israel enter the Promised Land? God stopped the flow of the Jordan River during its flood stage.
How many times
did the Israelites march around the walls of Jericho? 13 -- once each day for 6 days and 7 times on the 7th day
What happened at
Jericho when the Children of Israel shouted at Joshua's command? The walls of Jericho fell down.
caused the defeat at Ai? Achan's
What miracle occurred
when Joshua fought at Gibeon? The sun and the moon stood still.
the Midianites with only 300 men? Gideon
Which of the judges
was very strong? Samson
tricked Samson into telling her the secret of the strength? Delilah
girl decided to serve God because she loved her mother-in-law, Naomi? Ruth
of Ruth became king of Israel? David
heard the voice of God speak to him during the night? Samuel
what judge did God ask Samuel to pronounce judgment? Eli
described in Hebrews, what was the ark of the covenant? The sacred box which contained the stone tablets of the 10 Commandments, the gold jar of manna, and Aaron's staff that budded
Why did the Israelites
want a king instead of a judge? Because they wanted to be like other nations.
Who was the first king
of Israel? Saul
Why did God remove
Saul from the throne of Israel? He refused to obey God's command
Whom did God choose
to replace Saul as king of Israel? David
did David kill? Goliath
who was the captain
of David's army? Joab
Why did David refuse
to kill King Saul? Because God had chosen Saul to be king
did David rule as king? 40 years
of Saul was David's best friend? Jonathan
Why did David show
kindness to Mephibosheth? Because Mephibosheth was Jonathan's son
Which of David's
sons tried to take the kingdom from him? Absalom
David say life begins? In the womb
Whom did God tell
David to choose to be king after his death? Solomon
What did Solomon
ask God to give him when he became king? Wisdom
did Solomon erect for God? The temple of the Lord
came from a long distance to visit Solomon? The queen of Sheba
What happened to the kingdom
of Israel upon the death of Solomon? It was divided into the kingdoms of Israel and Judah
Why did Jeroboam
establish idol worship in the northern kingdom of Israel? So the people wouldn't go to Jerusalem to offer sacrifices.
Carmel, why did Elijah ask God to consume the sacrifice with fire? So that all of Israel would know that God was really God
Who were the wicked
king and queen of Israel during the time of Elijah? Ahab and Jezebel
Whom did God take
directly to heaven in a whirlwind? Elijah
succeeded Elijah? Elisha
officer was healed of leprosy by bathing in the Jordan River at Elisha's command? Naaman
To whom did
God give a sign of the sun moving backwards to show him that he was healed? Hezekiah
To what city
were man of the people of Judah taken as captives? Babylon
of Babylon conquered Jerusalem and the Kingdom of Judea? Nebuchadnezzar
When the people returned to Jerusalem from captivity in Babylon, who oversaw the rebuilding of the temple?
When the people returned to Jerusalem from captivity in Babylon, who oversaw the rebuilding of the walls
of the city? Nehemiah
Who was the Jewish
girl who became the wife of the king of Persia? Esther
How did Esther
save the lives of the Jewish people? By asking her husband, king of Persia, to protect them
What man lost
all of his possessions and his health but remained true to God? Job
How did God reward
Job for his faithfulness? God gave him twice as many possessions and as many children as he had had before his trial.
Who was called
the weeping prophet? Jeremiah
a famous dream for King Nebuchadnezzar? Daniel
Why were Shadrach,
Meshach, and Abednego thrown into a fiery furnace? They refuse to worship the image set up by the king.
What did Daniel
do when the king decreed he could no longer pray to his God? He continued to pray just as he always did.
What happened to Daniel
when he continued to pray to God instead of to the king? He was thrown into the lions' den
What was the meaning of the handwriting
on the wall at Belshazzar's drunken party? That Belshazzar's kingdom was about to be conquered
Who was swallowed
by a great fish when he ran away from doing God's will? Jonah
What happened when
Jonah preached to the people of Nineveh? The people repented and God forgave them
Where did Micah
say the Messiah would be born? Bethlehem
According to the
prophet Zechariah, where will Jesus' feet stand when He returns to the earth? The Mount of Olives
Mary she would be the mother of the Messiah? The angel Gabriel
To whom was
the virgin Mary engaged to be married? Joseph
Who were the first persons,
other than Joseph and Mary, to hear that Jesus had been born? Shepherds
What two groups
of men worshiped the Christ child? Shepherds and Wise Men [Magi]
Quotation Question. When
the Wise Men came seeking Jesus, what question did they ask? Matthew 2:2 "Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews?"
Who was king
over Judea when Jesus was born? Herod
How did the
Wise Men find Jesus? They followed His star to where He was.
were given to Jesus by the Wise Men? Gold, Frankincense, Myrrh
Where did Jesus live
as He was growing up? Nazareth
Whom did God send
to prepare the way for Jesus? John the Baptist
About how old
was Jesus when He began His public ministry? [About] 30 years old
About how long
did Jesus preach and teach before His crucifixion? [About] three and a half years
Quotation Question. With
what words did John the Baptist introduce Jesus? John 1:29 "Look, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!"
How did John
the Baptist describe the way Jesus would baptize? With the Holy Spirit and with fire
Which of the disciples
was a tax collector? Matthew
met Jesus, what did he tell his brother Simon? "We have found the Messiah."
What was Jesus'
first miracle? Turning water into wine at the wedding in Cana
of the Jews came to Jesus by night seeking the way to eternal life? Nicodemus
Where did John
the Baptist baptize Jesus? In the Jordan River
How did God show
His approval of Jesus at His baptism? The Holy Spirit descended on Him and the Father said, "This is my Son, whom I love; with him I am well pleased."
Jesus' temptation, how long did He go without eating? 40 days and nights
Who were the first four
apostles Jesus called to follow Him? Peter, Andrew, James, John
What do we call
the first statements of the Sermon on the Mount which all begin with the word "blessed"? [The] Beatitudes
How did Jesus prove
His power over nature? By calming a storm on the Sea of Galilee
gift did King Herod give to his stepdaughter? The head of John the Baptist
of himself did Jesus give to Peter, James, and John on a high mountain? Jesus was transfigured [showed His glory]and talked with Moses and Elijah.
Why did the rich
young ruler fail to follow Jesus? He loved the things he owned more than he loved Jesus.
What did Jesus prophesy would
happen to the stones of the Temple? Not one stone would be left on another
Quotation Question. What great
statement did Peter make about Jesus? Matthew 16:16 "You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God."
of the disciples were Jesus' closest friends? Peter, James, John
Who did Jesus say was like the foolish
man who built his house upon sand? Those who hear His teachings but do not do them
Who did Jesus say was like the wise
man who built his house upon the rock? Those who hear His teachings and do them
parable, who helped the man who had been beaten and robbed? The Good Samaritan
In the Parable
of the Sower, to what did Jesus compare the seed? The Word of God
What did Jesus teach
about material possessions? Don't be greedy. A person's life does not consist of what he owns.
What did Jesus do
in healing the man born blind? He put mud on his eyes and told him to go and wash it off.
Which of Jesus'
parables tells us that God is willing to forgive and restore the sinner who repents? The Parable of the Prodigal Son
How did Jesus answer
those who asked if it was right for them to pay taxes to Caesar? Give Caesar what belongs to him, and give God what belongs to Him.
How did Jesus feed
five thousand men, plus women and children? He multiplied five loaves and two fish from a boy's lunch.
a tree in order to see Jesus? Zacchaeus
How did Jesus come
into Jerusalem at the Triumphal Entry? Jesus came riding on the colt of a donkey.
How did Jesus teach
His disciples humility at the Last Supper? He washed the disciples' feet.
Where did Jesus pray
the night before His crucifixion? [The Garden of] Gethsemane
betrayed Jesus? Judas Iscariot
Jesus, how did Judas show the soldiers who Jesus was? He kissed Jesus.
What did Jesus prophesy Peter
would do on the night of His betrayal? Peter would disown Him 3 times.
did the people ask Pilate to spare instead of Jesus? Barabbas
What does the word "Golgotha"
mean? The Place of the Skull
did Pilate have placed on Jesus' cross? [JESUS OF NAZARETH], THE KING OF THE JEWS
How did Jesus die?
He was crucified, or nailed to a cross.
What happened in
the realm of nature when Jesus was crucified? The sun became dark for 3 hours and there was an earthquake.
What did the Roman
officer who had been in charge of Jesus' execution say about Jesus? "Surely he was the Son of God!"
Jesus? Joseph of Arimathea and Nicodemus
Who was the first person to see
Jesus after He was resurrected? Mary Magdalene
the way made for the women to get inside the tomb of Jesus? An angel had rolled away the stone.
Who was the disciple
who at first doubted Jesus' resurrection? Thomas
walked and talked with His apostles for forty days following His resurrection, what happened to Him? He was taken up and a cloud hid Him from their sight.
Who was chosen
to replace Judas as an apostle? Matthias
About how many people waited
together in the Upper Room for the coming of the Holy Spirit? [About] 120
of God was given to the Church on the Day of Pentecost? The gift of the Holy Spirit
Testament prophet foretold the outpouring of the Holy Spirit? Joel
About how many people were
saved as a result of Peter's sermon on the Day of Pentecost? [About] 3,000
Quotation Question. What did Peter
say to the lame man at the temple gate? Acts 3:6 "Silver or gold I do not have; but what I do have I give you. In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, walk."
What was the sin
of Ananias and Sapphira? They lied to the Holy Spirit.
Why did the apostles
rejoice after being beaten for preaching the gospel? Because they were counted worthy to suffer disgrace for Jesus' name.
Who was the first person to be
martyred for being a Christian? Stephen
According to church
history, who was the only one of the twelve apostles not martyred for his faith in the risen Christ? John
Why did Saul
of Tarsus go to Damascus? To arrest Christians
What happened to Saul
of Tarsus near Damascus? Jesus [Christ] appeared to him in a great light, and Saul accepted Him as Lord.
Who was raised
from the dead in answer to Peter's prayer? Tabitha [Dorcas]
Who was the Roman
officer who sent for Peter to come and preach to him? Cornelius
What happened while
Peter was preaching at Cornelius's house? The Holy Spirit came on all those who heard the message.
In what city
were Jesus' followers first called "Christians"? Antioch
How did Peter
escape from prison the night before Herod planned to kill him? An angel opened the prison for him.
Paul on his first missionary journey? Barnabas
What happened to Paul
at Lystra after the people had thought he ws a god? He was stoned and left for dead, but God healed him.
How did Paul
know he was supposed to preach in Macedonia? God showed him a vision of a man from Macedonia calling for help.
Who were Paul's
chief helpers on his second missionary journey? Silas and Timothy
Who wrote the
Book of Acts? Luke
What was the occupation
of Luke? Doctor
Quotation Question. What did Paul
tell Philippian jailer to do in order to be saved? Acts 16:31 "Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved--you and your household."
Who were the tent-makers
who assisted Paul at Corinth? Aquila and Priscilla
What did the people
of Ephesus do with their books of witchcraft to show they had turned to God? They burned them.
what command does Paul give to the children? Children, obey your parents.
God treat all people alike? Yes, all people are equal before God.
Why did God give
the Law? To show all people what sin is.
Quotation Question. What is
the penalty of sin? Romans 6:23 "For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord."
Why did Jesus
die on the Cross? He died for our sins.
we wear all of the armor of God? So that we can resist the attacks of the devil.
In the Christian's armor, what is buckled
around the waist? Truth
In the Christian's armor, what is the breastplate?
In the Christian's armor, what is worn
on the feet? Readiness [preparation] that comes from the gospel of peace
In the Christian's armor, what is the shield?
In the Christian's armor, what is the helmet?
Christians use to protect themselves from Satan's flaming arrows? The shield of faith
What is the Spirit's
sword? The Word of God
Christians rejoice? Always
To what young
pastor did Paul write two letters which are books of the Bible? Timothy
Who was the slave
Paul won to the Lord while in prison? Onesimus
we love God? We love Him, because He first loved us.
What happened to John
on the isle of Patmos? God showed him what was going to happen in the last days.
What is an apostle?
A special messenger sent by God
What is faith?
Faith is belief and complete trust in God.
What is doctrine?
Doctrine is teaching from the Bible.
What is sin?
Sin is refusing to do God's will as revealed by His Word and His Spirit.
What is grace?
Grace means that God offers His love and forgiveness as a gift and not because we have earned it or deserve it.
What is redemption?
Redemption is the price Jesus paid for our salvation.
What is death?
Death is the separation of the body and the soul.
What is a prophet?
A prophet is a person whom God has chosen to speak for Him in a special way through the power of the Holy Spirit.
the angels? Spiritual beings created by God.
What do we mean
when we say that God is immutable? God does not change. He is always the same.
What is a disciple?
A disciple is a learner [follower] of Jesus.
What is prayer?
Prayer is talking with God.
What is praise?
Praise is expressing our love to God for all He is and all He has done.
What is worship?
Worship is praising and adoring God.
What does "repentance"
mean? Repentance is having a change of mind, heart, and direction.
What is justification?
When we accept Jesus as our Savior, God accepts us as though we had not sinned.
What is sanctification?
Sanctification is being separated from sin and set apart to serve God.
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE...
theology vocab exam 1
Theology exam (9th grade midterm)
Charbbonneau final review
OTHER SETS BY THIS CREATOR
Classical Conversations US Presidents
Classical Conversations states & capitals
Classical Conversations Cycle 2 English
Classical Conversations Cycle 3 English Grammar