Friday, January 30, 2015


1. Multiple choice: Where was Paul going when he urged Timothy to stay in Ephesus? (a) Jerusalem;
(b) Macedonia; or (c) Rome.

2. Paul considered himself the chief of: (a) Apostles; (b) sinners; or (c) Jews.

1. (b) Macedonia (1 Tim. 1:3).

2. (b) Sinners (1 Tim.1:15). 

Paul felt he was a horrible sinner because he  had blasphemed 
Jesus and persecuted the church.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015


1. True or false? Both of Paul's epistles to the Thessalonians contain teaching about the Lord's second coming.

2. Multiple choice: Where was Timothy when Paul wrote 1 Timothy? (a) Athens; (b) Derbe; or  (c)

1. True (Thess. 4: 14-18; 2 Thess. 2:1-12).

2. (c) Ephesus (1Tim. 1:3). 

Paul had left Timothy there when he went into Macedonia.
He was Paul's representative to stay there and guard against
false doctrine being taught there.

Sunday, January 25, 2015


1. Question: When Timothy returned to Paul after visiting the Thessalonian church, did he bring a positive or negative report regarding their faith?

2. True or false? Timothy and Silvanus (Silas) were present when Paul wrote 1 Thessalonians, but only Silvanus was present when he wrote 2 Thessalonians.

1. He brought a positive report (1Thess. 3:6:7). 
Timothy reported that the church exhibited faith and love and was very 
positive in their feelings toward Paul.

2. False. Both are included in the greetings of both letters
( 1 Thess. 1:1; 2 Thess.1:1).

Friday, January 23, 2015


1. Multiple choice: Paul told the Thessalonians that they had become examples of what a Christian should be to all the believers in Macedonia and what other province? (a) Achaia; (b) Asia; or
(c) Galatia.

2. In Thessalonians 2:14, Paul compares the suffering of the Christians in Thessalonica to the suffering of the Christians in: (a) Galayia; (b) Judea; or (c) Achaia.

1. (a) Achaia (1 Thess. 1:7).

2. (b) Judea (1 Thess. 2:14).

Wednesday, January 21, 2015


1. Mulpitle choice: Apparently Epaphras was instrumental in the church at Colosse. He also had a hand in churches in two nearby cities. One city was Heirapolis. What was the other ?
(a) Laodicea; (b) Ephesus; or (c) Philadelphia.

2. Question: Paul identifies two other people as being with him when he wrote 1 Thessalonians. Name one of them.

1. (a) Laodicea (Col. 4:12,13).

2. Timothy or Silvanus (Silas) (1Thess. 1:1).

Monday, January 19, 2015


1. Multiple choice: Paul  desired that the letter to the Colossians also be read in what other church?
(a) The Philippian church; (b) the Laodicean church; or (c) the Ephesian church.

2. Paul mentions Aristarchus, Mark, and Jesus, who was called Justus, in his letter to the Colossians.
What did these three have in common? (a) They were from Ephesus; (b) they were from Jerusalem; or (c) they were Jewish believers.

1. (b) The Laodicean church (Col. 4:16).

2. (c) They were Jewish believers (Col. 4:10,11)'
Here Paul relates that they were Jewish believers by saying that they were of the

Saturday, January 17, 2015


1. Multiple choice:Who traveled with Tychicus to the Colossians, bringing news of Paul to the church? He was also the slave of Philemon. (a) Epaphras; (b) Demas; or (c) Onesimus.

2. Question: Whom did Paul call "the beloved physician"?

1. Onesimus (Col. 4: 7-9).

2. Luke (Col. 4:16).

Thursday, January 15, 2015


1. Multiple choice: Only one Macedonian church contributed to Paul's needs after he left that province. Where was that church located? (a) Berea; (b) Athens; or (c) Philippi.

2. Whom did Paul send to the Colossians to tell them "all the news" about him? (a) Epaphras;
(b) Tychicus; or (c) Aristarchus.

1. (c) Philippi (Phil. 4:15).

2. (b) Tychicus (Col. 4:7).
Tychicus was from Asia Minor (Acts 20:4).

Tuesday, January 13, 2015


1. Question: Apparently there was dissension between two women in church at Philippi. Name one of them.

2. Multiple choice: Paul told the Philippians he had only one person who would care for them like he himself would. Who was this person? (a) Epaphroditus; (b) Timothy; or (c) Titus.

1. Euodia or Syntyche (Phil. 4:2).
According to verse 3, these ladies had labored alongside Paul in 
his work at Philippi.

2. (b) Timothy (Phil. 2:19,20).

Sunday, January 11, 2015


1. True or false? Paul was upset that some people were preaching Christ out of a sense of envy and strife, hoping to add to Paul's afflictions.

2. Multiple choice: In Philippians 3:4-6, Paul lists several reasons why he might have confidence in the flesh. One was that he was of the tribe of  ----------.
(a) Judah; (b) Benjamin; or (c) Simeon.

1. False. 
He rejoiced that Christ was being preached, whether in pretense or truth (Phil. 1:15-18).

2. (b) Benjamin (Phil. 3:5).

Friday, January 9, 2015


1. Multiple choice: In which one of Paul's letters to the churches does he specifically include the bishops and deacons in his address? (a) Galatians; (b) Ephesians; or (c) Philippians.

2. True or false? As a reult of Paul's imprisonment for the gospel, other Christians became  more fearful to speak out about their faith.

1. (c) Philippians (Phil. 1:1).

2. False. 
They became more bold (Phil. 1:14).

Wednesday, January 7, 2015


1. Question: What chapter of Ephesians contains the most lengthy teaching regarding marriage in the New Testament?

2. Multiple choice: In which two letters does Paul discuss the nature of Christian marriage ?
(a) Ephesians and Colossians; (b)  Colossians and Philippians; or (c) Philippians and Galatians.

1. Ephesians 5 (Eph. 5:22-33).
Marriage is also treated in Colossians 3 and 1 Peter 3.

2. (a) Ephesians and Colossians (Eph. 5:22-33; Col. 3:18,19).

Tuesday, January 6, 2015


1. Multiple choice: Whom did Paul send to the Ephesians so they would know about the affairs of Paul and be comforted?  (a) Timothy; (b) Tychicus; or (c) Titus.

2. Question: Does Ephesians 4--6 deal with the position of the Christian or the practice of the Christian?

1. (b) Tychicus  (Eph. 6:21, 22).

2. The practice of the Christian (Eph. 4:1--6:20).
The first three chapters state the believer's position in Christ.

Sunday, January 4, 2015


1. Multiple choice: According to Galatians 4, Paul , at first , preached the gospel to the Galatians because of: (a) A calling; (b) a physical infirmity; or (c) the money.

2. Question: In which one of the six chapters of Galatians does Paul name the fruit of the Spirit?

1. (b) A physical infirmity (Gal. 4:13).

2. Galatians 5 (Gal. 5:22,23).

Friday, January 2, 2015


1. Multiple choice: At one point the false teaching of Jewish believers  was so strong in Antioch that even  (a) Barnabas ;  (b) Timothy; or (c) Titus was carried away with their hypocrisy.

2. Question: When Paul confronted  Peter for his wrong behavior in withdrawing from the gentile believers, did he do so in private or in the presence of the church?

1. (a) Barnabas (Gal. 2:13). 

2. In the presence of the church (Gal. 2:14).