Who Said That?

Lee's Summit JournalJanuary 10, 2014 

Do you know the people of the Bible as well as you think you do? Try these questions. Answer key is at the bottom of the article.

1. Who became incensed at the extravagant use of a costly item, saying that it should have been sold and the proceeds distributed to the poor?

a. Jesus

b. John the Baptist

c. Solomon

d. Judas Iscariot

2. Who, in public, called a powerful and vindictive political leader of the day “that fox”.

a. Jeremiah

b. Elijah

c. Paul

d. Jesus

3. Who pointedly asked, “Is it lawful for me to do what I wish with my own things?”

a. Satan the Devil

b. The rich young ruler

c. Pontius Pilate

d. Jesus

4. Who said, “Do not think that I came to bring peace on earth. I have not come to bring peace, but a sword”?

a. Michael the Archangel

b. Nebuchednezzar

c. Jesus

d. Caesar

5. Who said, “He who has no sword, let him sell his garment and buy one”?

a. King David

b. Peter

c. Abraham

d. None of the above

6. Who said, “Let the dead bury their own dead”?

a. Enoch

b. Ezekiel

c. Amos

d. None of the above

7. Early in Jesus ministry, who correctly identified him by saying, “I know who you are -- the Holy One of God”?

a. John

b. An unclean spirit

c. James

d. Mary Magdelene

8. In the city of Philippi, someone loudly proclaimed that Paul and his companions were servants of God and were proclaiming the way to salvation. Who was it?

a. Apollos

b. Priscilla and Aquila

c. A sorceress

d. The leader of the synagogue

Sometimes the Bible holds surprises. Answer key:

1. Judas Iscariot (John 12:5)

2. Jesus (Luke 13:32)

3. Jesus (Matthew 20:15)

4. Jesus (Matthew 10:34)

5. None of the above. Jesus made this statement (Luke 22:36)

6. None of the above. Jesus made this statement (Luke 9:60)

7. An unclean spirit (Mark 3:24)

8. A sorceress (Acts 16:17)

 

Lenny Cacchio is a resident of Lee’s Summit. He blogs at http://morningcompanionblogspot.com/.

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