A Serious Look at Bible Trivia (#43) – Psalm 40:4

Missionaries and evangelists.

How many times is the word “missionary” found in the Bible (4; 12 40; 316)? Never

Therefore, we conclude that missionaries are (common; frequent; rare; absent) from the Bible?

“Missionary” refers to (someone missing; someone on a mission; someone on a mission to do the work of Jehovah; someone searching for someone who is missing)?

Are there missionaries in the Bible (yes; no; I don’t know)? Certainly

Are there missionaries in the Old Testament (yes; no; I don’t know)? Certainly

Is the word “evangelist” to be found in the Bible (yes; no; I don’t know)? Yes

Who is described as the first “evangelist” (Paul; Peter; Philip; Timothy)? Philip – Acts 21:8

Who was told to do the work of an evangelist (Paul; Peter; Philip; Timothy)? II Tim. 4:5

The word “evangelist” means (bringer of good tidings; carrier of the evangelical religion; preacher of the gospel; spokesman)? Gospel/ good news

The first missionary may have been (Adam; Able; Enoch; Noah)? Jude 1:14 Enoch, 7 from Adam, prophesied

Which early missionary started preaching even before he got his huge pulpit (perhaps the largest in history) finished (Ezra; Hezekiah; Josiah; Noah)? II P 2:5 – preacher of righteousness

Who was the great missionary to Assyria (Philip; Paul; Noah; Jonah)? Nineveh in Assyria

Who was supposed to be God’s missionary to the world, but who proved to be reluctant or unworthy (Jonah; Paul; Israel; Elijah)? Israel

Who was the missionary to Carmel (Elijah; Elisha; Enoch; Eli)? Elijah

Who failed to be the kind of missionary to the Philistines that he should have been (Abraham; David; Samson; Isaac)? All of them

Who might we call “the missionary of the Jordan” (Joshua; Elijah; John; Peter)? John the Baptist

Who was a missionary to the Samaritans (Peter; Christ; Philip; Paul)? Christ & Philip

Who was the missionary of Gaza (Peter; Barnabas; Paul; Philip)? Acts 8:26

Apostle/missionary Paul was sent out of the church in (Jerusalem; Damascus; Antioch in Pisidia; Antioch in Syria)? Antioch in Syria

Who was Paul’s associate during the first missionary journey (Silas; Barnabas; Mark; Timothy)? B & M

Who was Paul’s associate during the second missionary journey (Silas; Barnabas; Mark; Timothy)?

Who was Paul’s missionary associate when Philippi was evangelized (Silas, Barnabas; Mark; David)? S

Who was Paul’s missionary associate when Cyprus was evangelized (Silas, Barnabas; Mark; David)? B

Who was Paul’s missionary associate when Antioch in Pisidia was evangelized (Silas, Barnabas; Mark; David)? Barn on first journey – Acts 13:14 – on the second trip, they merely passed through the city

Who was the missionary helper to leave Paul’s missionary team mid term (Silas; Barnabas; Mark; John)?

Who was the missionary helper to leave Paul’s team between trips (Silas; Barnabas; Mark; Timothy)? B

Who was a part of Paul’s team, but was not actually a preaching missionary (Matthew; Mark; Luke; John)?

Who was the missionary/evangelist from Colosse (Apollos; Epathroditus; Gaius; Aquilla)? Epath. Col. 1:7

The missionary/evangelist who labored in Ephesus was (Apollos; Epathroditus; Gaius; Aquilla)? Act 18:24

After his service there, this man apparently went on to (Corinth; Athens; Philippi; Rome) I Corinthians

Who had Paul recommended to be a missionary on the island of Crete (Timothy; Titus; Trophimus; Tychicus)? Titus 1:5

After Paul’s initial missionary work in Ephesus, Colossi and other places in western Asia, who did he send to encourage and strengthen the brethren (Timothy; Titus; Trophimus; Tychicus)? Eph. 6:21; Col. 4:7

Who was the missionary helper left sick at Miletus (Timothy; Titus; Trophimus; Tychicus)? II T 4:20 – Tro

Does someone have to be a certain age to become an evangelist or a missionary?

Does someone have to hear the special call of God to become an evangelist or missionary?

Should someone go to “the mission field” on his own authority?

What aspects of missionary work can any Christian perform (christenings; baptisms; church organizings; sharing the gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ)?

So would you say that there are different varieties of missionaries?

Military men.

Whose was the first army mentioned in the Bible (Chedorlaomer’s; Nebuchadnezzar’s; Abimelech’s; Adonibezek’s)? Ched – Gen. 14?

Was his the first army of human history (probably; unlikely; definitely not; I don’t know)? Unlikely

His war was against the (king of Sodom; king of Gomorrah; king of Admah; King of Zeboim)? All

Whose army routed this army (Lot’s; David’s; Abraham’s; Melchizedek’s)? Abraham/Jehovah

Who was the first commander of the Israelite army (Moses; Aaron; Joshua; Caleb)? Jos – Ex 17:8-10

The first army of Israel was designed to be (offensive; defensive; glamourous; permanent)? Defensive

Their opponent was (Rephidim; the Philistines; the Amorites; Amalek)? Amalek

That Israelite army might be described as (a mistake; a standing army; a militia; a privilege)? Militia

What three tribes contributed a special military force for the subjugation of the Promised Land (Asher; Reuben; Gad; Manasseh)? Joshua 1:14

Who was the commander of the army defeated by Barak (Jaban; Sisera; Chedorlaomer; Abner)? Judg 4

Who was the commander of Saul’s army (Abner; Abishai; Joab; Joel)? Abner – I Sam. 4:30

Who was the commander of David’s army (Abner; Abishai; Joab; Amasa)? Joab – I Chron. 18:14-15

Who was the commander of Absalom’s army (Abner; Abishai; Joab; Amasa)? Amasa – II Sam. 17:25

Who was the commander of the Syrian army in the days of Elisha (Shalmanezer; Sheanacherib; Naaman; Rabshakeh)? Naaman – II Kings 5

Who was the commander of the Assyrian army in the days of Hezekiah (Shalmanezer; Sheanacherib; Naaman; Rabshakeh)? Rabshakeh – II Kings 18:17ff

Who was the commander of the Babylonian army in the days of Zedekiah (Nebuchadnezzer; Nebuzaradan; Nebulous; Nebiulitus)? Nebuzaradan – II Kings 25:8

Who was captain of the Egyptian guard in the days of Joseph (Baasha; Jehu; Pekah; Potiphar)? Gen 39

Who was the soldier who arrested Jeremiah (Irijah; Irrawade; Irritable; Iri)? Jeremiah 37:13

What soldier of Israel killed 300 enemy in a single battle (Joab; Amasa; David; Abishai)? Abish – I Chr. 11:20

Who was the commander over David’s Cherethites (Benhadad; Benhur; Benjamin; Benaiah)? II S 8:18

Who was the commander over David’s Pelethites (Benhadad; Ben Hur; Benjamin; Benaiah)? II S 8:18

Who died in the battle and seige of Rabbah (Joab; Urijah; Uzziah; Uriah)? Uriah – II Sam. 11

Who was the famous Gittite soldier who fought for David (Isaac; Ittai; Isaiah; Ithamar)? Ittai – II Sam 15

What was the name of the Tachmonite who was a primary leader in David’s army (Dino; Adino; Abishai; Eleazar)? Adino – II Sam. 23:8

Who was the soldier to fought so hard and held his sword so long that eventually his hand clave to his weapon (Adino; Eleazar; Shammah; Abishai)? Eleazar – II Sam. 23:9

Who fought valiantly for David in a field of vegetables (Adino; Eleazar; Shammah; Abishai)? Shammah

Who was the soldier brother of Joab (Abishai; Aaron; Ahaziah; Asahel)? II Sam. 23:18, 24 – Ab & Asahel

Who was the commander of the Jerusalem Roman garrison in the days of Paul (Lysius; Cornelius; Claudius; Octavius)? Claudius Lysius – Acts 23:12-33

What was the rank of the Roman soldier who asked Christ for the healing of his son (general; commander; commandant; centurion)? Luke 7:1-10

What was the rank of the Roman soldier who oversaw the crucifixion (general; commander; commandant; centurion)? Matthew 27:54

Who was the centurion of Caesarea (Lysias; Claudius; Julius; Cornelius)? Cornelius – Acts 10

Who was the centurion who transported Paul to Rome (Lysias; Claudius; Julius; Cornelius)? Jul – Acts 27

What was the rank of the soldier who rescued Paul from the mob at Jerusalem (general; commander; commandant; centurion)? Chief captain – Acts 21:32; 22:25

What shall the mighty men of Rev. 6 do during the Tribulation (Go to war against God; war against Israel; hide like frightened rabbits; sing like happy song birds)? the mighty men… hid themselves in the dens & mountains

What will happen to the mighty men of Rev. 19 (glorify God; die defending the truth; be slaughtered by Satan; be eaten by buzzards)? That ye may eat the flesh of kings, & flesh of captains, & of mighty men

Am I a soldier of the cross, a follower of the lamb?