March/April Bible quiz answers

1         Who parted the waters of the Jordan by striking the water with a rolled up mantle?  Elijah [2 Kings 2: 8]

2         When Jesus cried out from the cross, “My God, My God, why have you forsaken me?”  what was He quoting?     Psalm 22, a plea for deliverance from suffering and hostility.

3         After Herod imprisoned Peter and Peter miraculously escaped, where did he go?  Out of the city, to the house of Mary, the mother of John, where believers were gathered and praying [Acts 12: 6-17]

4         What woman praised God for the gift of a child, saying, “My heart exults in the Lord”?  Hannah [1 Samuel 2: 1-10]

5         Where is Timothy teaching when Paul writes to him?  Ephesus [1 Timothy 1: 3]

6         Upon hearing that Jesus’ tomb was empty, who ran to the tomb to look?  Peter, and according to John’s gospel, another, unnamed disciple [Luke 24: 12; John 20: 3-10]

7         To whom did Joseph’s brothers sell him, and for what price?  Midianite traders, for twenty pieces of silver [Genesis 37: 28]

8         What was the position in Jerusalem of Joseph of Arimathea?  He was a respected member of the Sanhedrin, the high priests’ ruling council [Mark 15: 43]

9         What was Lydia’s occupation?  She was a dealer in purple cloth [Acts 16: 14-15]

After his conversion, where did Paul go first from Damascus?  Arabia [Galatians 1: 15-17]

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