Thursday, October 30, 2014

Bible Question and Answers

1. Question: When Paul first spoke the gospel to the people in Corinth, did he do so out of weakness or strength?
2. True or false? The church at Corinth was full of divisions and contentions.
1. Out of weakness (1Cor. 2: 1-3).
Paul refers to this fact again in 2 Corinthians 10:10. He saw that it was
necessary for him to be weak that the strength of Christ might be
made known in his life and the lives of those who heard.

2. True (1Cor. 1:10, 11).

Monday, October 27, 2014


1. Question: Paul states that while in Corinth he baptized only two individuals and a family. Name either of the individuals or the family.

2. Fill in the blank: Paul wrote to the Corinthians that Christ did not send him to ----------, but to
preach the gospel.

1. Paul baptized Crispus, Gaius, and the family of Stephanas (1Cor. 1:14-16).

2. Baptize (1Cor. 1:17).

Thursday, October 23, 2014


1. Multiple choice: Although the church in Corinth had many problems, Paul acknowledged that they did not lack in one area. What did they have in a abundance?  (a) Love; (b) gifts; or (c) a giving spirit.

2. Who was responsible for telling Paul about the problems that existed in the Corinthian church? (a)
Stephen's family; (b) Jason's family; or (c) Chloe's family.

1. (b) Gifts (1 Cor. 1:7).

2. (c) Chloe's family (1 Cor. 1:11).

Tuesday, October 21, 2014


1. Multiple choice: One of the people who was with Paul when he wrote Romans was named Erastus.
He is identified by the office he held in the city government. What was that office? (a) Proconsul;
(b) secretary; or (c) treasurer.
2. In the first verse of 1 Corinthians, Paul identifies another as being with him in the writing of this letter. Who is that man? (a) Timothy; (b) Sosthenes; or (c) Silas.

1. (c) Treasurer (Rom 16:23).

2. (b) Sosthenes (1 Cor. 1:1).
Sosthenes had been the ruler of the Jewish synagogue before his conversion (Acts 18:17).

Sunday, October 19, 2014


1. Multiple choice: Paul was willing to be accursed from Christ if a certain group of people would become believers. Whom did he love that much? (a) Israelites; (b) Gentiles; or (c) Romans.

2. In whose home were Paul and his companions staying when the letter to Rome was written? (a)
Jason's; (b) Gaius's; or (c) Sopater's

1. (a) Israelites (Rom. 9:3,4).
2. (b) Gaius's (Rom. 16: 23).

Thursday, October 16, 2014


1.Question: Paul told the Romans to take note of the people in the church who cased divisions. Did
he tell them to confront those people or avoid them?

2. Multiple choice: Who wrote down Paul's letter to the Romans as Paul spoke it to him? (a) Timothy; (b) Tertius; or (c) Tryphosa.

1. To avoid them (Rom. 16:17).

2. (b) Tertius (Rom. 16:22).

Monday, October 13, 2014


1. Multiple choice: In what chapter of Romans does Paul demonstrate that God has given evidence of His existence and power through the creation? (a) One; (b) two; or (c) three.

2. In what chapter of Romans does Paul describe his personal, frustrating struggle with indwelling sin? (a) Four; (b) seven; or (c) eight.


1. (a) One (Rom. 1:20).

2. (b) Seven (Rom. 7:13-25).

Saturday, October 11, 2014


1. Multiple choice: Which one of the Ten Commandments  caused  Paul  to realize that  the Law does not bring life but rather brings death? (a) "You shall not kill"; (b) "you shall not commit adultery"; or (c) "you shall not covet."

2. A couple with whom Paul had ministered in Corinth were living in Rome when he wrote his letter to the Roman Christians. Name that couple. (a) Ananias and Sapphira; (b) John and Mary; or (c) Priscilla and Aquila.

1. (c) "You shall not covet" (Rom. 7:7-12).

2. (c) Priscilla and Aquila (Rom. 16:3).

Thursday, October 9, 2014


1. Multiple choice: Paul asked  the Roman Christians to pray that he  would be delivered from those in (a) Rome; (b) Corinth; or (c) Judea who do not believe.

2. Paul told the Roman Christians that he was going to Jerusalem to deliver a gift for the needy Christians. The gift came from Christians in Macedonia and : (a) Galatia; (b) Phrygia; or (c) Achaia.

1. (c) Judea (Rom. 15:31).
Paul said this in anticipation of his trip of Jerusalem. He knew there was a good possibility that he
would face persecution at the hand of Jews there.

2. (c) Achaia (Rom. 15:26).

Tuesday, October 7, 2014


1. True or false? Paul's aim in ministry  was to take the gospel where it had not been  preached before.

2. Multiple choice: In Romans 5, Paul compares  Jesus Christ to  someone else, and calls this person a "type" of Christ. Who is this person? (a) Moses; (b) Adam; or (c) Abraham.


1. True (Rom.15:20).

2. (b) Adam (Rom.5:14).
It was through Adam that sin came into the human race.
It was through Jesus that a way of righteousness was opened up to man.
(vv. 12, 15).

Sunday, October 5, 2014


1. Multiple choice: How old was Abraham when Isaac was born to him and Sarah? (a) Thirty-five; (b) forty-five; or (c) one hundred.

2. Fill in the blank: When Sarah gave birth to Isaac, her womb was already--------- .

1. (c) One hundred (Rom. 4:16-19).
2. Dead (Rom. 4:19).
The birth  of Isaac was of supernatural origin, just like the
spiritual birth of one who trusts in Christ for salvation. 

Friday, October 3, 2014


1. Question:  Was Abraham counted as righteous in God's sight before or after he had been circumcised?

2. Multiple choice: Paul quotes  an Old Testament writer to give confirmation to the doctrine of justification by faith. The quote is, in part, "Blessed are those whose  lawless deeds are forgiven, And
whose sins are covered ." To whom does Paul credit these lines? (a) Isaiah; (b) David; or (c) Moses.

1. Before (Rom. 4:9,10).
Paul used this argument to show that salvation has always been by faith alone. even in the case of Abraham.

2. (b) David (Rom. 4:6-8).
This is a quote from Psalm 32 in which David  described  the devastation of sin in a person's life and the freedom
that comes through forgiveness.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014


1. Multiple choice: Paul told the Roman Christians that it was through Jesus Christ  that he had  "received  grace and (a) Mercy; (b) apostleship; or (c) instruction for obedience to the faith among all nations for His name."

2. What old Testament personality is used by  Paul in Romans 4 as an example of justification by faith? (a) Moses; (b) David; or (c) Abraham.


1. (b) "Apostleship"  (Rom. 1:5). Some Christians called Paul's apostleship into question because he was not one of the original twelve apostles. In Galatians 1:1 , he makes it clear that his apostleship was given directly  by God, not conferred on him by man.

2. (c) Abraham (Rom. 4). Paul also uses Abraham as an  example of faith in Galatians 3:6-9.