Test Your Bible Knowledge [A Quiz]

Test Your Bible Knowledge [A Quiz] July 8, 2019

Want to test your Bible knowledge? Here’s a quick and handy quiz to help you see how well you understand the Bible.

Try it. It’s fun!

Test your knowledge of the Bible:

What is the Christian’s source of authority?

__________

What is the Christian’s source for truth?

__________

What is the foundation of the Christian faith?

__________

If you answered “The Bible” to any of the above questions, you have failed this test. Please go back and read your Bible and try again another time.

If you answered “Jesus” to each of those questions, congratulations! You have read your Bible accurately and have clearly understood what the Bible teaches.

BONUS:

If you can identify the verses in the Bible that support your answers above, please give yourself an additional 20 points.

What is the Christian’s source of authority?

Answer: Jesus

Bible Reference: Matthew 28: 18: “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.” – Jesus 

What is the Christian’s source for truth?

Answer: Jesus

Bible Reference: John 14: 6: “I am the way, the truth and the life..” – Jesus

What is the foundation of the Christian faith?

Answer: Jesus

Bible Reference: 1 Cor. 3:11 “For no one can lay any foundation other than the one already laid, which is Jesus Christ.” – The Apostle Paul.

Extra Bonus Points Awarded: If you already knew that the Bible never points Christians to the Bible, but always points us to Christ.

This concludes our test of your Biblical comprehension.

Thank you for your participation.

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Keith Giles was formerly a licensed and ordained minister who walked away from organized church 11 years ago, to start a home fellowship that gave away 100% of the offering to the poor in the community. Today, He and his wife live in Meridian, Idaho, awaiting their next adventure.


His newest book, “Jesus Unveiled: Forsaking Church As We Know It For Ekklesia As God Intended” released on June 9, 2019 on Amazon, and features a Foreword by author Richard Jacobson.

He is also the author of the Amazon best-seller, “Jesus Untangled: Crucifying Our Politics To Pledge Allegiance To The Lamb” with a Foreword by Greg Boyd.His Podcast: Heretic Happy Hour Podcast is on iTunes and Podbean. Can’t get enough? Get great bonus content: Patreon page.

Upcoming events:*Hot Springs, NC – July 11-14 “Wild Goose Festival”

*Woodstock, GA – July 27-28 “Unleashing the Word of God” [With Richard Murray] – FREE!

 

 


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  • Dear Keith Giles, a man i’m proud to call a friend; But context is critically important, esp. in such a place as here in a 1st century pre-literate society! But i will bow out for the moment, watching for your next few lines in consideration of said condition?

  • TimTripod

    I think it’s pretty funny how you cite a Bible verse as the authority which tells us that Jesus is our source of authority, you cite a Bible verse as the truthful proof that Jesus is our source of truth, and you cite a Bible verse as the foundation for your claim that Jesus is the foundation of Christian faith.

  • Ocelot Aardvark

    Perhaps all of these 3 are the correct answer:

    Jesus Christ – The Son of God: (“I and my Father are one” … “All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth.” … “I am the Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the End.”) – John 10:30, Matthew 28:18, Revelation 22:13

    The Holy Spirit – Comforter & Helper: (“But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in My name, He will teach you all things, and bring to your remembrance all that I said to you.” … “And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever.”) – John 14:16, and John 14:26

    The Scriptures – Word of God: (“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
    He was with God in the beginning. Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made.” …
    “And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us.”) – John 1:1-3, John 1:14

  • Ocelot Aardvark

    In what way, is Jesus Christ not the foundation of the Christian faith? The Christian Faith even bears in its name the
    Holy Title of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.

    Just because down through the centuries, mankind has so utterly corrupted our present day “Christian” churches,
    that does NOT negate Jesus Christ, the Son of God, as the Founder, Author & Finisher of the Christian Faith. – Acts 1:1-14, Hebrews 12:2

  • TimTripod

    Absolutely, Jesus is the foundation of the Christian faith. The key distinction I’m getting at here is that progressive Christianity has adopted a narrow focus on Jesus as a means of minimizing the Biblical message as a whole, thereby allowing for a selective adherence to and belief in Scripture. Whereas Conservative Christianity says that the authoritative Bible teaches us about the authoritative source of our faith, Jesus, progressive Christianity says that because Jesus is the foundation of the faith we can therefore disregard portions of Scripture that don’t align with a certain ideologically-driven view of Christ. For instance, Jesus never mentions homosexuality directly, so we can disregard the fact that several other places in the Bible DO mention it in favor of a purportedly “Christ-focused” view on the matter. In that progressive theology prefers to downplay the Bible and say it isn’t completely reliable for spiritual/moral guidance while still using the Bible as their basis for focusing on Jesus, we can see that they want to have their cake and eat it too.

  • Ocelot Aardvark

    I agree. Every single sect, faction and denomination in today’s Christian church, has at least one thing right in their creed, but so many other things wrong. Take for instance, your example about the practice of “homosexuality” … some sects hold that as the end-all of God’s abominations, while disregarding their own “abominations” as listed in Proverbs 6:16-19.

  • billwald

    My source of truth is the Holy Spirit because He testifies to my spirit . . . .

  • TimTripod

    I’m not aware of any sect that would affirm the sins listed in Proverbs 6:16-19.

  • Ocelot Aardvark

    Let’s start with the first two listed: “a proud look and a lying tongue”. 81% of Evangelicals voted for a man whose very nature is both of these, first on the list, abominations. That makes that 81% guilty of those abominations too.

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    Proverbs 6:16-19 – King James Version (KJV)

    16.) These six things doth the Lord hate: yea, seven are an abomination unto him:

    17.) A proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood,

    18.) An heart that deviseth wicked imaginations, feet that be swift in running to mischief,

    19.) A false witness that speaketh lies, and he that soweth discord among brethren.

  • TimTripod

    So you think affirming sin as acceptable (as some churches do for homosexuality) is the same as having particular sin struggles such as pride and lying (both of which virtually everyone everywhere ever has struggled with at some point) that no churches would say are morally acceptable? Wow.
    By the way, your extrapolation of “guilt” for Trump’s sins onto his voters is a lie, so watch yourself on verse 17 & 19. I didn’t vote for Trump, but most of those who I know who did, did so because they thought he was the lesser of two evils. Both Trump and Clinton were proven, documented liars — voting for someone with character flaws does not make you guilty of those character flaws. That’s just nonsense.

  • So, think it through my friend: I say that our authority is Christ [not the Bible]. The Bible agrees with me. Does that mean I’m wrong?

  • TimTripod

    Your answer isn’t wrong– it’s just inadequate. Your assertion of Christ as the authority is based on a presupposition that certain Bible passages are authoritative. This would be acceptable, since the Bible is from God; however, your writings display a recurring critical attitude against Biblicism that severely undercuts your argument.
    The Christian believer finds his/her authority in both Christ AND the Bible. The way we know that Christ is our authority is because we know the Bible itself is authoritative.