Thursday, November 26, 2020
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Jesus is cited as saying there is a "father of lies." Who is it?
b. Judas Iscariot
c. the devil
Monday, August 31, 2020
Quiz of the Day, August 31, 2020
In what city were followers of Jesus first called "Christians?"
Quiz of the Day, August 30, 2020
Salome is the young girl dancer who was coached by her mother to ask for the head of John the Baptist. Where is Salome's name found?
Quiz of the Day, August 29, 2020
Which is a more recent commemoration day added to the Liturgical Calendar of the Episcopal Church?
a. Nativity of John the Baptist
b. The Baptism of John the Baptist
c. The Feast of John XXIII
d. The Feast of Frances Perkins
Quiz of the Day, August 28, 2020
Which of the following were not written by St. Augustine of Hippo?
a. The Confessions
b. The City of God
c. The Imitation of Christ
d. Christian Doctrine
e. The Enchiridion
Quiz of the Day, August 27, 2020
Monica was the mother of whom?
a. Augustine of Canterbury
b. Augustine of Hippo
c. Constantine I
d. Gregory the Great
Quiz of the Day, August 26, 2020
Thomas Gallaudet is associated with ministry to persons with which disability?
Quiz of the Day, August 25, 2020
Who was responsible for ministering the restoration of the health of Dorcas?
d. John Mark
Quiz of the Day, August 24, 2020
Who is the Apostle Bartholomew often equated with?
d. the Beloved Disciple
Quiz of the Day, August 23, 2020
Where did the confession of Peter about Jesus the Messiah take place?
b. Mount of Olives
c. Caesarea Philippi
e. On the Sea of Galilee
Quiz of the Day, August 22, 2020
Who said, "The Lord gave and the Lord takes away; blessed be the Name of the Lord?"
a. the writer of Ecclesiastes
b. the writer of the Proverbs
c. St. Paul
Quiz of the Day, August 21, 2020
What modern day country was St. Paul from?
Quiz of the Day, August 20, 2020
How does the book of Job present the cause of Job's suffering?
a. his sins
b. a contest between God and Satan
c. the sins of his family
d. the randomness of bad luck befalling people
Quiz of the Day, August 19, 2020
What was found to be in the House of God at Shiloh?
a. the Ark of the Covenant
b. an idol
c. Aaron's budding rod
d. the fleece of Gideon
Quiz of the Day, August 18, 2020
Derived from the Bible, what is the sin of the selling of ecclesiastical positions called?
a. the Peter principle
b. the Magus principle
d. the Judas principle
Quiz of the Day, August 19, 2020
What was the name of the young man at the stoning of Stephen?a. Demas
d. Simon Magus
Quiz of the Day, August 16, 2020Where did the Canaanite woman's request for crumbs under the table make it into the Anglican/ Episcopal liturgy?
a. The Great Litany
b. The Penitential Opening to Holy Eucharist
c. The Prayer of Humble Access
d. The Collect for Purity
Quiz of the Day, August 15, 2020What is something not held to be true about the Virgin Mary in the Roman Catholic Tradition?
a. Mary bore no children besides Jesus
b. she was immaculately conceived
c. she was sinless
d. she reappeared under various apparitions
e. her birthday is August 15th
g. she was assumed into heaven
Quiz of the Day, August 14, 2020What weapon did Samson use to kill a thousand Philistines?
c. animal jawbone
d. wooden staff
Quiz of the Day, August 13, 2020What did Samson eat from a lion he killed?
a. lion flesh
b. falling grapes
c. fallen figs
e. quail's eggs
Quiz of the Day, August 12, 2020Of the following, who was not among the first deacons?
Quiz of the Day, August 11, 2020An angel of the Lord did not say to the barren wife of Manoah?
a. you will have son
b. your child shall never cut his hair
c. your child will be under the vow of the nazirite
d. your child shall deliver Israel from the Philestines
e. you shall name your child Samuel
Quiz of the Day, August 10, 2020What is the the significance of Shibboleth?
a. it was magic incantation word in Ephraim
b. it was a pronunciation test to identify the Gileadites
c. It was a territory in Gilead
d. it was to expose the inability of the Gileadites to prounounce the "th" sound
Quiz of the Day, August 9, 2020Why was the vow of Jephthah to God devastating to him?
a. he was required to marry a prostitute
b. he had to sacrifice a daughter
c. he suffered defeat to the Ammonites
d. he lost his leadership role in Israel
Quiz of the Day, August 8, 2020Why did Abimelech ask for someone to kill him with a sword?
a. he did not want to be known for having been killed by a woman
b. he did not want to be captured in battle
c. he did not want to be killed by Philistines
d. he did not want to commit the sin of suicide
Quiz of the Day, August 7, 2020In the book of Judges what is the talking plants, an olive tree, a fig tree, a vine and a bramble about?
a. a hymn or verse about an impending ruler of Israel
b. an allegory about the people of Israel and Deborah
c. a vision of a prophet about his role
d. a vine dresser opining about the superiority of the vine
Quiz of the Day, August 6, 2020The Transfiguration of Jesus is not found in the Gospel which has the most references to Christ being the Light of the world. Which Gospel is it?
Quiz of the Day, August 5, 2020Who used the phrase, "universal restoration?"
Quiz of the Day, August 4, 2020What skill did Gideon's army member had to have to be selected to fight?
a. good archer
b. good with the sword
c. good with a spear
d. lap water like a dog
e. all of the above
Quiz of the Day, August 3, 2020Who is associated with Mount Horeb?
e. a and b
f. c and d
Quiz of the Day, August 2, 2020What biblical person is associated with the phrase used to get instruction for the divine direction of one's life: "putting out the fleece?"
Quiz of the Day, August 1, 2020What was the topic of a song by Deborah, judge of Israel?
a. Jael, a woman who pounded a tent peg into the head of Sisera
b. her duties as a judge of Israel
c. the greatness of the armies of Israel
d. the King of Israel
Friday, July 31, 2020
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Aphorism of the Day, May 31, 2020 Can we be a part of "esprit de corps" today which also has the peaceful, just and loving impr...
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Quiz of the Day, April 30, 2020 The 10 Commandments are listed in the Book of Exodus. What other book of the Bible has the list? a. Jo...