Sunday, December 17, 2017

Answer 1: A famous Russian Orthodox leader

Answer 2: A subway stop in Paris

Answer 3: A cathedral in Athens

Answer 4: A reknown religious musical group

Answer 1: Babel

Answer 2: Babylonia

Answer 3: Bedlam

Answer 4: The United Nations

Answer 1: Valley of Siddim

Answer 2: Plain of Jordan

Answer 3: Valley of Epherath

Answer 4: Plain of Jericho

Answer 1: Abraham

Answer 2: Lot

Answer 3: Terah

Answer 4: Joshua

Answer 1: She turned into a pillar of salt

Answer 2: She wandered the wilderness of Sinai for the rest of her days

Answer 3: She was struck blind by an angel

Answer 4: She got her own show on Bravo!

Answer 1: A field

Answer 2: A wife

Answer 3: A house

Answer 4: A flock of goats

Answer 1: Ishmael

Answer 2: Isaac

Answer 3: Esau

Answer 4: Jacob

Answer 1: Ishmael

Answer 2: Cain

Answer 3: Seth

Answer 4: Lot

Answer 1: Moby Dick

Answer 2: Pilgrims Progress

Answer 3: Jude the Obscure

Answer 4: To Kill a Mockingbird

Answer 1: Sacrifice his son Isaac

Answer 2: Divorce his wife Sarah

Answer 3: Leave Canaan and go live in Egypt

Answer 4: Wander in the desert for 40 days and 40 nights

Answer 1: The Light

Answer 2: The Holy Spirit

Answer 3: A white dove

Answer 4: The truth of the Bible

Answer 1: They die and their thoughts die with them.

Answer 2: They will lie to protect their power.

Answer 3: They do not carry the Spirit of God.

Answer 4: They are filled with earthly concerns.

Answer 1: About one day

Answer 2: Eight hours

Answer 3: Until the Philistines were all dead.

Answer 4: One hour.

Answer 1: Joshua

Answer 2: Jesus

Answer 3: Kristos

Answer 4: Ishmael

Answer 1: Caleb

Answer 2: Gideon

Answer 3: Aaron

Answer 4: Elisha

Answer 1: a voice crying out in the wilderness

Answer 2: a prophet

Answer 3: a person who would lace Jesus' sandals

Answer 4: the vessel of the Holy Spirit

Answer 1: A monastic order in France.

Answer 2: A choir from South Africa.

Answer 3: A Christian group living on Mt. Athos in Greece

Answer 4: A church with strict living rules in the midwestern U.S.

Answer 1: Bethany across the Jordan

Answer 2: Edom, a tributary of the Jordan

Answer 3: south of Galilee

Answer 4: in the Jordan River

Answer 1: Philistines

Answer 2: Levites

Answer 3: Pharisees

Answer 4: priests

Answer 1: He baptized people

Answer 2: He prayed sitting down

Answer 3: He was baptized by Jesus

Answer 4: He played center field on the Baptist baseball team.

Answer 1: Balaam of Babylon

Answer 2: Ephraim the Edomite

Answer 3: Ashmak from Ammon

Answer 4: Lethik the Potter

Answer 1: A dove

Answer 2: Tongues of flame.

Answer 3: A mist.

Answer 4: A flying saucer.

Answer 1: The Holy Spirit descended on Jesus when he was baptized.

Answer 2: He saw a halo (or glow) around Jesus' head.

Answer 3: He had seen Jesus in a vision.

Answer 4: Jesus was carrying the branch of a fig tree in his hand.

Answer 1: Romans

Answer 2: 1 Corinthians

Answer 3: Galatians

Answer 4: 1 Thessalonians

Answer 1: Andrew

Answer 2: Peter

Answer 3: Judas

Answer 4: Nicholas

Answer 1: Teacher

Answer 2: Priest

Answer 3: Holy One

Answer 4: Reader

Answer 1: Simon Peter

Answer 2: Timothy

Answer 3: Matthew

Answer 4: James the Greater

Answer 1: 1 Corinthians

Answer 2: Romans

Answer 3: Galatians

Answer 4: Paul did not write this; it is a quote from 1 Peter.

Answer 1: Cana

Answer 2: Jerusalem

Answer 3: Bethsaida

Answer 4: Nazareth

Answer 1: John

Answer 2: Matthew

Answer 3: Mark

Answer 4: Luke

Answer 1: Feast of Tabernacles

Answer 2: Purim

Answer 3: Passover

Answer 4: Hannukah

Answer 1: Water

Answer 2: Grapes

Answer 3: Milk

Answer 4: Juicy Juice

Answer 1: 6

Answer 2: 12

Answer 3: 3

Answer 4: 8

Answer 1: Jewish rites of purification

Answer 2: It was how drinking water was stored at the time

Answer 3: Jugs of water were symbolic wedding presents at Jewish weddings

Answer 4: Mosaic law required at least three jugs of water in a household

Answer 1: Capaernum

Answer 2: Jerusalem

Answer 3: Nazareth

Answer 4: Galilee

Answer 1: Pigs

Answer 2: Sheep

Answer 3: Pigeons

Answer 4: Oxen

Answer 1: He overturned their tables and poured their money onto the floor.

Answer 2: He took their money and gave it to the poor.

Answer 3: He told them they would see the Kingdom of God

Answer 4: He gave them a pat on the back and told them to keep up the good work

Answer 1: Were born again of the spirit.

Answer 2: Were good honest people

Answer 3: Went to church on Sunday

Answer 4: Obeyed their parents

Answer 1: Nicodemus

Answer 2: Melchizedek

Answer 3: Levi

Answer 4: Jabael

Answer 1: Moses lifting up a snake in the wilderness.

Answer 2: Sheep who have strayed from the flock.

Answer 3: Children.

Answer 4: A ram whose horns have been caught in a thicket.

Answer 1: Tax collector

Answer 2: Physician

Answer 3: Fisherman

Answer 4: Carpenter

Answer 1: He hung himself.

Answer 2: He was crucified.

Answer 3: He drowned.

Answer 4: A Roman soldier killed him with a sword and left his body beside the road.

Answer 1: Thirty pieces of silver.

Answer 2: Twenty pieces of gold.

Answer 3: New clothing and food.

Answer 4: He was forgiven for the crime of heresy and allowed to go free.

Answer 1: He kissed him.

Answer 2: He handed him a piece of bread.

Answer 3: He pointed to him in the Garden of Gethsemene.

Answer 4: He copied His drivers license.

Answer 1: Ceremonial washing.

Answer 2: Baptism by immersion.

Answer 3: Who would be second in charge.

Answer 4: How to address John.

Answer 1: A friend of the groom.

Answer 2: A bride.

Answer 3: The father of the bride.

Answer 4: The master who has prepared the wedding feast.

Answer 1: Romans

Answer 2: John

Answer 3: 1 John

Answer 4: 2 John

Answer 1: Adam and Eve.

Answer 2: Adam and Abel.

Answer 3: Eve and the serpent.

Answer 4: Ur and Jana

Answer 1: Near the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers (probably in Iraq).

Answer 2: Near Alph the sacred river.

Answer 3: On an island in the Mediterranean Sea.

Answer 4: In Israel.

Answer 1: Beings created by God who act as His messengers.

Answer 2: The ghosts of dead people who have gone to heaven.

Answer 3: The souls of children who die in infancy before they have sinned.

Answer 4: Great Christian warriors who have died in battle.

Answer 1: David

Answer 2: Solomon

Answer 3: Jesus

Answer 4: Homer

Answer 1: By believing in Jesus.

Answer 2: By leading good lives.

Answer 3: By going to church every Sunday.

Answer 4: By avoiding sin and doing good deeds.

Answer 1: Abraham.

Answer 2: Lot.

Answer 3: Isaac

Answer 4: Aaron

Answer 1: Joseph

Answer 2: Jacob

Answer 3: Simon Peter

Answer 4: Elijah

Answer 1: Abraham.

Answer 2: David.

Answer 3: Moses.

Answer 4: Noah.

Answer 1: Joshua

Answer 2: Moses

Answer 3: Aaron

Answer 4: Gideon

Answer 1: Esau.

Answer 2: Isaac.

Answer 3: Ishmael.

Answer 4: Cain.

Answer 1: Josef Haydn

Answer 2: Frederic Handel

Answer 3: Ludwig von Beethoven

Answer 4: Amadeus Mozart

Answer 1: Jesus

Answer 2: Isaiah

Answer 3: Jeremiah

Answer 4: Ezekiel

Answer 1: Everything she had done.

Answer 2: That she would see him again in heaven.

Answer 3: That she had been sitting under a fig tree.

Answer 4: That she had three husbands.

Answer 1: Galilee

Answer 2: Judea

Answer 3: Samaria

Answer 4: Just outside Jerusalem

Answer 1: Near the Sheep Gate in Jerusalem

Answer 2: Near the Gate of Kings in Jerusalem

Answer 3: Next to the west wall of Jerusalem

Answer 4: West of Jerusalem near the Well of Jacob

Answer 1: Bethesda

Answer 2: Bethseda

Answer 3: Barsheba

Answer 4: Bath of Sheba

Answer 1: Fear of the Lord

Answer 2: Reading the Bible

Answer 3: Prayer

Answer 4: Meditation on the word of God

Answer 1: Jesus

Answer 2: God the Father

Answer 3: The Holy Spirit

Answer 4: Our parents

Answer 1: Paul and Timothy

Answer 2: Paul

Answer 3: Peter

Answer 4: Paul and Silvanus

Answer 1: Because he does not seek to please himself, but God the Father

Answer 2: Because he is the Son of God and his judgment is perfect

Answer 3: Because he has existed since the beginning of time.

Answer 4: Because the right to judge was given to him by God the Father.

Answer 1: An African American song with a Christian religious text.

Answer 2: An alcoholic beverage consumed during Communion in some churches.

Answer 3: A Pentecostal meeting where gifts of the spirit are called upon.

Answer 4: A seance.

Answer 1: Ruth

Answer 2: 1 Corinthians

Answer 3: Isaiah

Answer 4: Judges

Answer 1: Human beings.

Answer 2: Sinners.

Answer 3: The Pharisees.

Answer 4: Those who do not love their brothers.

Answer 1: Five barley loaves and two fish.

Answer 2: Two loaves of bread and a basket of fish.

Answer 3: Bread and wine.

Answer 4: Takeout pizza from Dominoes.

Answer 1: Passover.

Answer 2: Just before Lent.

Answer 3: Just after he walked on water crossing the Sea of Galilee.

Answer 4: After the Sermon on the Mount.

Answer 1: 12 baskets

Answer 2: Enough to feed the disciples

Answer 3: Seven baskets of bread and two baskets of fish

Answer 4: Food to feed all the people on their way home

Answer 1: Germany

Answer 2: England

Answer 3: Switzerland

Answer 4: Denmark

Answer 1: The Bishop of Alexandria.

Answer 2: The Bishop of Rome.

Answer 3: The Bishop of Constantinople.

Answer 4: The Bishop of Corinth.

Answer 1: Five

Answer 2: Three

Answer 3: Seven

Answer 4: Twelve

Answer 1: Genesis

Answer 2: Ecclesiastes

Answer 3: Sirach

Answer 4: Hebrews

Answer 1: Matthew

Answer 2: Mark

Answer 3: Revelation

Answer 4: Acts

Answer 1: Epistle to Philemon

Answer 2: Epistle to the Romans

Answer 3: Acts of the Apostles

Answer 4: Joshua

Answer 1: 60 AD

Answer 2: 30 AD

Answer 3: 110 AC

Answer 4: 140 AD

Answer 1: Sea of Galilee

Answer 2: Dead Sea

Answer 3: Lake Jordan

Answer 4: Jordan River

Answer 1: False prophets can perform miracles.

Answer 2: Only God can perform miracles.

Answer 3: Only God, angels, and saints can perform miracles.

Answer 4: Only those who have received the Holy Spirit can perform miracles.

Answer 1: He did not want them to make him a king.

Answer 2: He sought to meditate and pray.

Answer 3: He had to be about his Fathers business.

Answer 4: He traveled to Jerusalem for the Passover.

Answer 1: The man who does not sit in the seat of the scornful.

Answer 2: The man who fears God more than death.

Answer 3: The woman who rises before the sun.

Answer 4: The child who listens to the counsel of his parents.

Answer 1: John Calvin

Answer 2: Martin Luther

Answer 3: Henry VIII

Answer 4: John Wesley

Answer 1: Jesus

Answer 2: Manna

Answer 3: The Holy Spirit

Answer 4: Unleavened bread

Answer 1: Satan.

Answer 2: The Father.

Answer 3: Herod.

Answer 4: John the Baptist.

Answer 1: Man does not live by bread alone.

Answer 2: Get thee behind me, Satan.

Answer 3: Thou may not tempt the Lord.

Answer 4: I may as soon eat stone

Answer 1: You shall not put the Lord your God to the test

Answer 2: Get thee behind me, Satan.

Answer 3: I must be about my Fathers business.

Answer 4: I would not be tempted by one such as you.

Answer 1: Get thee behind me, Satan.

Answer 2: Man shall not live by bread alone.

Answer 3: This and more shall I inherit from the Father.

Answer 4: I will lay up my treasure in heaven.

Answer 1: The apostles were filled with the Holy Spirit.

Answer 2: Jesus ascended into heaven.

Answer 3: The apostles dispersed to preach the Gospel throughout the world.

Answer 4: Peter founded the church of Rome

Answer 1: Whitsunday

Answer 2: Trinity Sunday

Answer 3: Ascension

Answer 4: Passover

Answer 1: Stephen

Answer 2: Peter

Answer 3: Barnabas

Answer 4: Judas

Answer 1: A light from heaven struck him to the ground and blinded him.

Answer 2: He was struck dead by lightning.

Answer 3: He saw a lamb stuck in a bush of thorns and rescued it.

Answer 4: A mysterious stranger rode beside him and questioned him.

Answer 1: He was lowered in a basket through a hole in the wall.

Answer 2: He dressed as a woman.

Answer 3: Timonty paid his bail money and they crawled over the wall at night.

Answer 4: He converted the guards to Christianity and they freed him.

Answer 1: An earthquake knocked down the prison doors.

Answer 2: They hid in grain bags and were carried out by donkeys.

Answer 3: They converted the guards, who then let them free.

Answer 4: Because they were Roman citizens, they had a right to freedom until their trial

Answer 1: Wild beasts, reptiles, and birds.

Answer 2: 100 loaves of barley bread.

Answer 3: A radiant light that gave off no heat.

Answer 4: A great horned beast with cloven feet and fiery red eyes.

Answer 1: An angel removed his chains and walked him out.

Answer 2: The guards were struck deaf and blind by a great earthquake.

Answer 3: John sneaked into prison, removed his chains, and disguised him.

Answer 4: He awakened outside the city walls, still wearing the arm bands.

Answer 1: Eutychus

Answer 2: Melobdynus

Answer 3: Peter

Answer 4: Thomas

Answer 1: The witness of the apostles to the Gentiles.

Answer 2: The witness of the apostles to Judea and Samaria.

Answer 3: The travels and teachings of Philip the Evangelist.

Answer 4: The conversion of Jews in Jerusalem and their persecution.