Thursday, July 31, 2014


1. Question: When the Lamb opened the third seal, a horse and rider appeared  with the rider holding  a pair of scales. Was his horse white, black, red, or pale?

2. Fill in the blank: As the Lamb opened the fourth seal, John saw a horse and rider.  For the first time in the opening of the seals, the rider was given a name. His name  "was --------, and Hades followed with him."

1. Black (Rev. 6:5). With the black horse and rider came famine on earth.
 The blackness denotes the bleakness of the time.

2. "Death" (Rev. 6:8).

Wednesday, July 30, 2014


1. Question: When the Lamb opened the first seal, a horse and rider appeared. Was the horse black, white,or red?

2. When the Lamb opened the second seal of the scroll in Revelation 6, a horse and rider were revealed.  Did the rider possess a sword or a bow?

1. White (Rev. 6:2).

2. A sword (Rev. 6:4). The sword was given to take peace from the earth, and the people would kill one another.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014


1. Multiple choice: In Revelation 5, an angel told John not to weep because " the (a) King; (b) Lion; or (c) priest of the tribe of Judah....has prevailed to open the scroll."

2. Fill in the blanks: In John's vision of the risen Christ in Revelation 5, Christ appeared as a Lamb that had been slain. He was also seen to have seven ---------- and seven --------.

1. (b) "Lion" (Rev. 5:5). As  Jacob blesses his sons before his death, he says of Judah, "Judah is a lion's whelp" (Gen. 49:9). Christ is the ultimate fulfillment of that prophecy, being the conquering lion worthy to open the seven seals of God's judgment.

2. Horns...eyes (Rev.5:6).

Monday, July 28, 2014


1. Multiple choice: How many living creatures were around the throne of God in John's vision of Revelation 4? (a) Three; (b) seven; or (c) four.

2. As John saw God holding the sealed scroll, he also saw an angel asking, "Who is (a) Able; (b) wise enough; or (c) worthy to open the scroll and to loose its seals?

1. (c) Four (Rev. 4:6). One had a face like a man. The others were like a lion, a calf and an eagle.

2. (c) "Worthy" (Rev. 5:2). 

Sunday, July 27, 2014


1. True or false? The twenty-four elders surrounding the throne of God in Revelation 4 were  wearing crowns.

2. Multiple choice: In Revelation 4, John saw seven  lamps burning before the throne of God. What were these lamps? (a) Words of God ; (b) Spirits of God; or (c) gifts of God.

1. True (Rev. 4:4). The typical reference to crowns in the New Testament was in relationship to winning some contest. Chapters 2 and 3 of Revelation make several references to those who have overcome.

2. (b) Spirits of God (Rev. 4:5).

Saturday, July 26, 2014


1. Sentence completion: Because the church in Laodicea was lukewarm, Christ said, "I will...."

2. A well -known promise was given to the church in Laodicea. Christ said, "Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If  anyone hears My voice and opens the door, I..."

1. "Vomit you out of My mouth" (Rev. 3:16).

2. "Will come in to him and dine with him, and he with Me" (Rev. 3:20).

Friday, July 25, 2014


1. Multiple choice: The one who overcomes will be made a (an) (a) Lampstand; (b) alter of incense; or (c) pillar in the temple of God.

2. The name of what city will be written on the one who overcomes? (a) New Jerusalem; (b) Heavenly
Jerusalem; or (c) Zion.

1. (c) Pillar (Rev. 3:12).

2. (a) New Jerusalem (Rev. 3:12). 

Thursday, July 24, 2014


1. Multiple choice: If Jezebel, who taught a doctrine of sexual immorality to the church of Thyatira, did not repent, the risen Lord was going to cast her into : (a) Hell; (b) a pit; or (c) a sickbed.

2. Fill in the blanks: The name of the one who overcomes will not be blotted out of the --------
 of -------.

1. (c) A sickbed (Rev. 2:20-22).

2. Book.....Life  (Rev. 3:5).

Wednesday, July 23, 2014


1. Fill in the blank: The Lord told the church at Pergamos to repent of their false doctrine or He would fight against them with the sword of His --------- .

2. The Lord promises to give to the one who overcomes  "a white stone, and on the stone a new -------
written which no one knows except him who receives it."

1. Mouth (Rev. 2:16). 

2. "Name" (Rev. 2:17).  The giving of a name had great significance in the Bible. 
To  be given a new name was akin to giving someone new character and 
capacity in his/ her personal life.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014


1. Multiple choice: How many days  was the church in Smyrna going to have tribulation? (a) Three; (b) seven; or (c) ten.

2. If the believers in the church of Smyrna were faithful until death, the risen Lord promised them the  crown of:  (a) Life; (b) glory; or (c) thorns.

1. (c) Ten (Rev. 2:10).  The number ten and its multiples are often used in Scripture to signify the completeness of an action, especially actions of judgment.

2. (a) Life (Rev. 2:10).  The crown of life is promised to those who endure temptation and love the Lord (James 1:12).

Monday, July 21, 2014


1. Fill in the blank: If the church at Ephesus did not repent of leaving its first ----------, the Lord would come and remove her lamp stand from its place.

2. Multiple choice: Which one of the seven churches is addressed first in Revelation 2 and 3?
(a) Pergamos; (b) Ephesus; or (c) Thyatira.

1. Love (Rev.  2:4, 5). The church in Ephesus had become strong in knowledge and weak in love.
Love builds up, but knowledge puffs up (Cor. 8:1).

2. (b) Ephesus (Rev. 2: 1-7).

Sunday, July 20, 2014


1. Fill in the blank: In John's vision of Christ in heaven, he saw seven stars in the Lord's right hand. Those seven stars were the ------------- of the seven churches of Revelation 2 and 3.

2. Multiple choice: The risen Lord walked among seven golden lamp stands in John's vision of Revelation 1. What were those lamp stands? (a) Seven apostles; (b) seven Israelite kings; or (c) seven churches.

1. Angels (Rev. 1:20)  The word angel in this context can be translated simply 

2. (c) Seven churches (Rev. 1:20).

Saturday, July 19, 2014


1. Multiple choice: What did the risen  Lord hold in His right hand according to John's vision in Revelation 1? (a) A scroll; (b) a sword; or (c) seven  stars.

2. As John viewed the risen Christ in Revelation 1, he noted that He had a (a) Two-edged sword;
(b) scroll; or (c) silver rod coming out of His mouth.

1. (c) Seven stars (Rev. 1:16).

2. (a) Two-edged sword (Rev. 1:16).

Friday, July 18, 2014


1. Multiple choice: In Revelation 1, the risen
 Lord  Jesus is seen walking among seven golden candle sticks. To what metal  are His feet likened? (a) Gold; (b) silver; or (c) brass.

2. When the risen Lord speaks in Revelation 1, His voice is like the sound of: (a) A trumpet; (b) many waters; or (c) a strong wind.
1. (c) Brass (Rev. 1:15) The  heavenly messenger sent to Daniel  had feet like bronze in color. (Dan.10:6).

2. (b) Many waters (Rev. 1:15). Ezekiel described the four living creatures in his vision as flying.  He  said
that the sound of their wings was like the sound of many waters (Ezek. 1:24).

Thursday, July 17, 2014


1. Fill in the blank: When John first saw the Lord in his vision in Revelation, Jesus was standing in the middle of  seven golden  ----------.

2. Multiple choice: To what did John liken the eyes of the risen Lord Jesus as he described  Him in Revelation 1? (a) Twinkling stars; (b) a flame of fire; or (c) a penetrating light.
Image from Hubble Space telescope

1. Lamp stands (Rev. 1:12, 13).

2. (b) A flame of fire (Rev. 1:14).

Wednesday, July 16, 2014


1. Multiple choice:  When the tribes of the earth  see Jesus at His return, what will they do?
(a) Rejoice; (b) mourn; or (c) run.

2. Question: By what two letters  of the Greek alphabet does the risen Christ  Jesus identify Him self
in Revelation 1?

1. (b) Mourn (Rev. 1:7). However, as one reads the rest of Revelation., it  becomes apparent
that  this mourning does not lead to repentance. Godly  sorrow does lead to repentance
(2 Cor. 7:10). 

2. Alpha and Omega (Rev.1:8). Alpha and Omega are the first and last letters of the Greek alphabet.
By identifying Him self in this way Jesus claims authority and supremacy over all things.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014


1. Multiple choice: The first part of Revelation contain's prophecy written to how many churches?
(a) Three; (b) seven; or (c) ten.

2. True or false?  When the Lord comes only believers will see Him.

1. (b) Seven (Rev. 1:4).

2. False. "Every eye will see Him. (Rev. 1:7).

Monday, July 14, 2014


1. Fill in the blanks: "Beloved, now we are ---------- of ---------; and it has not yet been revealed what we shall be, but we know that when He is revealed, we shall be --------- ---------, for we shall see Him as He is."

2. True or false? The book of Revelation is a revealing of things which were to take place shortly after John received the revelation.

1. "Children---God---like Him" (1 John 3:2).

2. True ( Rev 1:1 ). Although it might not seem  like a short time to us, we must keep  God's perspective.  As  Peter said,  "with  the Lord one day is as a thousand years, and a thousand year as one day"  (2 Peter 3:8).

Sunday, July 13, 2014


1. Multiple choice: Christians should look for new heavens and a new earth where  (a) God; (b) righteousness; or (c) holiness dwells.

2. Fill in the blank: The Lord has not come back any sooner that He  has  because He  "is long suffering toward us,  not willing that any should ---------- but that all should  come to repentance."
Image from Hubble Space Telescope

1.(b) Righteousness (2 Pet. 3:13)

2. "Perish" (2 Pet. 3:9) 

Saturday, July 12, 2014


1.Multiple Choice: When the Lord returns, the very elements of the earth will: (a) Pass away; (b) melt; or (c) be glorified.

2. Fill in the Blank: When the Lord returns "both the earth and the --------- that are in it will be burned up."
1. (b)  Melt  (2 Pet. 3:10).

2. "Works"  (2 Pet. 3:10).

Friday, July 11, 2014


1. Multiple choice: Peter encourages  the elders by telling them that, having  served  well, "when the Chief Shepherd appears , you will receive the crown of  (a) Righteousness; (b) life; or (c) glory that does not fade away."

2. Peter tells us that when the Lord returns  "the (a) Earth; (b) heavens; or (c) creation will pass away with a great noise."

1.  (c)  "Glory" (1 Pet. 5:4).

2. (b)  "Heavens"  (2 Pet. 3:10). The "heavens"  in this verse  refer to the heavens  that God created  in the beginning of time (Gen. 1:1).

Thursday, July 10, 2014


1. Multiple choice: What identifies  the crown that will be given to all who have loved the appearing of the Lord?  (a) Crown of glory; (b) crown of righteousness; or (c) crown of life.

2. According to Hebrews 9, "Christ was offered once to bear the sins of many. To those who eagerly wait for Him He will appear  a second time, apart from sin, for : (a) Judgment ; (b) salvation; or (c) righteousness."

1. (b) Crown of righteousness (2 Tim. 4:8). The "crown of life"  (James 1:12; Rev. 2:10)
and the " crown of glory that does  not fade away" (1 Pet. 5: 4) are also mentioned as crowns given to believers in the next life.
2. (b) "Salvation" (Heb. 9:28). The  believer  does have salvation now, but it will be made perfect when the Lord returns.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014


1. Fill in the blank: In latter times, some will "[speak] lies in hypocrisy, having their own --------
seared with a hot iron."

2. Paul charged  Timothy to fulfill his ministry. He charged  him before the Lord Jesus Christ,  who
will judge the -------- and the -------- at His appearing and His kingdom."

1. "Conscience" (1Tim. 4:2).
2. "Living .....  dead (2 Tim. 4:1).

Tuesday, July 8, 2014


1. Fill in the blanks: The Spirit says that in latter times people will depart from the faith. Two  characteristics of this departure involve teaching that forbids people to --------- and to abstain from

2. Multiple choice: "The Spirit  expressly says that in latter times some will depart from the faith, giving heed to deceiving spirits and doctrines of:  (a) Man; (b) angels; or (c) demons."

1. Marry.... foods (1 Tim. 4:3). In the King James it is (meat). 
2. (c) "Demons" (1 Tim. 4:1). In the New Testament, demons are always pictured as being hostile to God and men. In Jesus ' ministry on earth, He encountered many people possessed by demons and cast them out, showing  His power over Satan and his agents.

Monday, July 7, 2014


1. Multiple choice: The "lawless one" will be able to deceive the people " because they did not receive the (a) Love; (b) word; or (c) law of the truth, that they might be saved."

2. Fill in the blank: "The coming of the lawless one is according to the working of  ----------, with all power, signs, and lying wonders."

1. (a)  "Love" (2 Thess. 2:10). To love the truth is to desire it and accept it totally.
2. "Satan" (2 Thess. 2:9). The word satan means "adversary"

Sunday, July 6, 2014


1. True or false: Just before the Lord comes again, a powerful person will set  himself up as God to be worshiped  in the temple of God.

2. Multiple choice: When the "lawless one" is revealed, "the Lord will consume  [him] with the breath of His mouth and destroy [him] with the (a) Strength; (b) brightness; or (c) purity of His coming.

1. True (2 Thess. 2:3,4).

2. (b) "Brightness"  (2 Thess. 2:8).

Saturday, July 5, 2014


1. Question: In Thessalonians 1, Paul pictures the Lord returning from heaven with His mighty angels in flaming fire. Is this a scene  of the Lord coming in judgment or to take His children with  Him to heaven?

2. Multiple choice: The Day of the Lord cannot come until the man of sin or lawlessness is revealed. Paul  also calls this person  (a) The son of Satan; (b) the son of thunder; or (c) the son of perdition in 2 Thessalonians 2.

1. A scene of the Lord coming in judgment (2 Thess. 1:7,8).
2. (c) The son of perdition (2 Thess. 2:3). Perdition is the exact opposite of salvation.