Below are 10 Elementary Questions to Test Your Knowledge of the Holy Bible – God’s Word – The Most Influential and Important Book in History – Past, Present, and Future
Perhaps we do well to ponder the following question which has been rightly asserted:
“If one doesn’t have a working knowledge of the centerpiece literary work of all history (HIS-story), the Holy Bible, how can he possibly believe that he has higher education?”
To test your current, general, and overall knowledge of Holy Scripture, see how many of the following 10 questions you can answer correctly. This is an open-book test and there are references for some of these. Answer from your own present and personal scope of knowledge and/or look up those answers you don’t know from memory. (answer key at bottom)
1. Name the 4 Gospels (named after the men who wrote them by divine inspiration)
2. What is the 5th book in the New Testament canon of Scripture?
3. What was the mission of John the Baptist? (Isa. 40:3; Malachi 3:1; Luke 3:4)
4. Why did Jesus come to the earth? (Matt. 1:21; John 1:29; 1 Timothy 1:15)
5. How did the Word of God get transmitted in written form and is now present for us in the canon of Holy Writ called the Bible? (2 Timothy 3:16; 2 Peter 1:20-21)
6. Can you quote the very first verse in the whole Bible? (Genesis 1:1)
7. What is the name of the last book in the canon of Holy Scripture?
8. Which apostle wrote the largest portion of the New Testament Scriptures?
9. What is the theme/topic of the longest chapter in the Bible? (Psalms 119)
10. What is the essential instruction given by Jesus Christ, to go to Heaven? (John 3:3, 7)
How many do you think you answered correctly?
Answer Key: 1. Matthew, Mark, Luke, John 2. Acts 3. To prepare the way of the LORD Jesus 4. To save sinners 5. The Holy Ghost moved upon holy men to record the Holy Scriptures 6. “In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.” 7. Revelation 8. Paul 9. The written Word of God 10. “Ye must be born again.”
Now are you beginning to see why it is so important to know God’s Word for yourself? ….. “Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.” 2 Timothy 2:15
For more about learning God’s Word……. For more questions and answers, see Bible Literacy Series
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