Tuesday, March 31, 2015


1. True or false? Peter believed he would live for several more years when he  penned 2 Peter.

2. Multiple choice: Whose letters  did  Peter find hard to understand? (a) Paul's; (b) John's; or (c) Jude's.

1. False  He said that the Lord Jesus had shown him he would soon die
(2 Pet. 1:14).

2. (a) Paul's  (2 Peter 3:15).

Sunday, March 29, 2015


1. Multiple choice:  To what event was Peter alluding when  he said we were "eye- witnesses of His majesty"?  (a) The feeding of the five thousand; (b) the transfiguration of Jesus; or (c) the  baptism of Jesus.

2. Question: Of the three chapters of  2 Peter, which one is given over entirely  to warnings about false teachers?

1. (b) The transfiguration of Jesus (2 Peter 1:16-18).
2. Chapter 2 (2 Peter 2:1-22).

Friday, March 27, 2015


1. Question: First Peter is written to Christians who are in what circumstance?

2. In Romans 16:16, 1 Corinthians 16:20, 2 Corinthians 13: 12, 1 Thessalonians 5:26, and 1 Peter 5:14, Christians are told how to greet one another. In what manner were they to greet each other?


1. Suffering (1 Pet. 3:13--5:14).
2. With a kiss (sometimes qualified as a "holy kiss" and in 1Peter 5:14
as a "kiss of love").

Wednesday, March 25, 2015


1. Multiple choice: At the end of Peter's first epistle he said, "She who is in  (a) Babylon; (b) Rome,
or (c) Jerusalem, elect together with you, greets you."

2. In what two epistles of the New Testament are spiritual gifts discussed in chapter 4 of each epistle?
(a) Colossiana and James; (b) Ephesians and 1 Peter; or (c) Philippians and 1 John.

1. (a) "Babylon" (1 Peter 5:13).

2. (b) Ephesians and 1 Peter  (Eph. 4:7 - 16; 1 Pet. 4: 10, 11).
In Ephesians, four specific gifts are mentioned. In 1 Peter, the two
 classifications of gifts are put forward.

Monday, March 23, 2015


1. Multiple choice: When Peter addresses the elders in 1 Peter 5, what title does he use for himself?
(a) Apostle; (b) servant; or (c) fellow elder.

2. Question: Which letter includes specific instructions regarding how servants should respond to their masters?

1. (c) Fellow elder (1Pet. 5:1-4).

2. 1 Peter ( 2: 18-20).

Saturday, March 21, 2015


1. Multiple choice: Peter wrote 1 Peter by means of a secretary. Who  was he? (a) Timothy; (b) Silvanus; or (c) Titus.

2. Question: Which one of the four gospel writers, Matthew, Mark, Luke or John, sent greetings at the end of 1 Peter?

1. (b) Silvanus (1 Pet. 5:12).
This is the Silas who traveled extensively with Paul on his missionary journeys.

2. Mark (1 Pet. 5:13).

Thursday, March 19, 2015


1. Question: Peter addressed  his first  epistle to "pilgrims of the Dispersion" in five different Roman provinces located  north of the Mediterranean Sea and at the east  end. Name  one of these provinces.

2. In 1 Peter, the submission, salvation, and suffering of the believers are put forth. In what order does Peter discuss these three subjects?

1. Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, or Bithynia
(1 Peter 1:1).

2. The oder is salvation (1:1-2:12); submission (2:13-3:12); 
and suffering (3:13-5:14).

Tuesday, March 17, 2015


1. Multiple choice: In James 2, James uses two people as examples of having faith that produced works. One example was Abraham. Who was the other? (a) Moses; (b) Joshua; or (c) Rahab.

2. What Old Testament prophet does James say had an effective prayer life? (a) Elijah; (b) Elisha; or (c) Isaiah.

1. (c) Rahab (James 2:25). 
Rahab was the harlot who hid the Israelite spies in Jericho.
She is also cited for her faith (Heb. 11:31).

2. (a) Elijah (James 5:17,18 ).
He uses the specific example of Elijah praying that it not rain for
three and a half years.

Saturday, March 14, 2015


1.Multiple choice: At the end of Hebrews, the writer remarks that he has written to the recipients of this letter in  (a) Gracious; (b) few; or (c) inspired words.

2. How does the writer of  Hebrews describe  his letter in Hebrews 13:22? (a) A word of instruction; (b) a word of exhortation; or (c) a word of rebuke.

1. (b) Few (Heb. 13:22.)

2.(b) A word of exhortation (Heb. 13:22). 
Exhortation carries with it the ideas of comfort and encouragement.

Thursday, March 12, 2015


1. Multiple choice: The writer of Hebrews does not identify himself. However, he does mention a coworker in 13:23. Who was he? (a) Peter; (b) Titus; or (c) Timothy.

2. At the end of Hebrews, the writer sends greetings from Christians in : (a) Macedonia (b) Spain; or (c) Italy.

1. (c) Timothy (Heb. 13:23) 
Because Timothy was so colsely associated with Paul, some have thought
Paul to be the author of the book of Hebrews.

2. (c) Italy (Heb. 13:24).

Tuesday, March 10, 2015


1. Fill in the blank: Some people who have shown hospitality by entertaining strangers have unwittingly entertained  _______ .

2. Multiple choice: Which New Testament epistle contains a benediction that pictures Jesus  as the Great Shepherd of the sheep?  (a) Ephesians; (b) Hebrews; or (c) 1 Peter.

1. Angels (Heb.13:2).

2. (b) Hebrews  (Heb. 13:20, 21)

Sunday, March 8, 2015


1. Question: Hebrews 11:20 mentions the faith of Isaac. Does this verse say, "By faith Isaac blessed Jacob concerning things to come," or, "By faith Isaac blessed  Jacob and Esau concerning things to come"?

2. Sentence completion: One example of Moses' faith was that he chose "rather to suffer affliction with the people of God than to enjoy the passing..."

1. "By faith Isaac blessed Jacob and Esau concering  things to come"
(Heb. 11:20). 
Both Jacob and Esau became the father of great nations.

2. " Pleasures of sin"
(Heb. 11:25).

Friday, March 6, 2015


1. Question: Which chapter of the book of Hebrews gives a definition of faith as well as many examples of people living  by faith?

2. In Hebrews 11, Abraham is mentioned most prominently for his faith. However, three people are mentioned  before Abraham as having faith. Name one of them.

1. Chapter 11

2. Abel, Enoch, or Noah (Heb. 11: 4-7).

Wednesday, March 4, 2015


1. Question: In the book of Hebrews is a description of the Old Testament sanctuary. In this description, does the writer place the altar of incense inside or outside of the Holiest of All?

2. According to Hebrews 9, the ark of the covenant contained  three items. One was the tablets of the covenant. Name one of the other two.

1. Inside (Heb. 9:3, 4 ).
According to Exodus 30: 1-10, the altar of incense was to stand just outside the Holy of Holies. Because the altar stood just opposite the ark of the covenant it was considered  as belonging to the Holy of Holies.

2. A golden pot of manna or Aaron's rod that budded  (Heb. 9:4).
These were reminders of God's deliverance of His people from Egypt and His 
provision for them in the wilderness.

Monday, March 2, 2015


1. Multiple choice: In what two Pauline epistles is Luke mentioned as being present  with the apostle? (a) 1 and 2 Timothy; (b) 2 Timothy and Titus; or (c) 2 Timothy and Philemon.

2. Which chapter of Hebrews  contains the much-debated  teaching about the impossibility of being renewed to repentance once someone has fallen away? (a) Chapter 4; (b) chapter 6; or (c) chapter 7.

1. (c) 2 Timothy and Philemon  ( 2 Tim. 4:11; Philem. 24).

2. (b) Chapter 6 (Heb. 6: 1-8).