November / December quiz answers

1.       What did God say the lifespan of humans would be?  One hundred and twenty years.  [Genesis 6: 3]

2.       How many of Jesus’ disciples had the same first name as another disciple?  At least four: James son of Zebedee and James son of Alphaeus [Matthew 10: 2-3], and the Simon known as Peter [10:  2] and Simon the Patriot [10: 4] or Simon the Zealot [Luke 6: 15]

3.       What was Ruth’s sister-in-law’s name?  Orpah.  [Ruth 1:4]

4.       Who had a vision of a valley of dry bones that came back together?  Ezekiel.  [Ezekiel 37: 1-14]

5.       What is the first colour mentioned in the Bible?  Green.  [Genesis 1:30]

6.       Where in the Bible are we told to offer “a sacrifice of thanksgiving”?  [Psalm 50:14]

7.       Who was Gedaliah?  The man appointed by the Babylonian king to be governor of Judah.  [Jeremiah 40:5]

8.       How did Jesus say we can know the truth that will set us free?  Being His true disciples and continuing to follow His teaching. [John 8:31-32]

9.       Who was Jairus?  An official in the local synagogue who came to Jesus asking Him to come and help his dying daughter.  [Luke 8:40-56]

10.   What did Jesus cite as the basis for the whole of the law and the prophets?  Loving God with your whole heart, soul, and mind, and loving your neighbour as yourself.  [Matthew 22:34-40]

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