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Bible Quiz: Most Mentioned Men

 

Bible Quiz

(Most Mentioned Men)

1. What man is the most mentioned man in the Bible? Hint: He was born in Bethlehem, but grew up in northern Palestine.

2. What king, mentioned 1,118 times in the Bible, is the second most mentioned man? He was the youngest of eight brothers.

3. What leader, with 740 mentions, ranks third? Hint: He was buried by God, and no man knows to this day where that was at.

4. What priest ranks fourth with a total of 339 references? Hint: His brother is described as having been the most humble man upon the earth.

5. What king has one less reference than the answer to Question 4 and ranks fifth? Hint: There was no Jewish man who was more handsome than this one or taller.

6. What patriarch, with 306 mentions, ranks seventh? Hint: This man had prayed to the Lord on behalf of any of the righteous who dwelt in Sodom and Gomorrah.

7. What wise king ranks eighth with his 295 mentions? Hint: This man had confessed to God in prayer that he was as a little child who didn't know how to go out or come in.

8. What man would, if his famous nickname were considered a real personal name, outrank all the others in the list? (As it stands, using his usual name, he ranks ninth with 270 mentions.) Hint: He had a son by the name of Issachar.

9. What government leader in a foreign land ranks tenth with 208 references?  Hint: He was his father's eleventh son.

10. What military man ranks eleventh with 197 references? Hint: He was the son of Nun, and had led Israel into battle against Amalek while Aaron and Hur helped in supporting Moses's hands that the battle might prevail in their favor. (Look for the answers in next week’s bulletin)

Which Class Are You?

By Ella Wheeler Wilcox

There are just two kinds of people, no more, I say.

Not the sinner and the saint, for it's well understood,

The good are half bad, and the bad are half good.

Not the rich or the poor, for to rate a man's wealth,

You must first know the state of his conscience and health.

Not the humble and proud, for in life's little span,

Who puts on vain airs, is not counted a man.

Not the happy and sad, for the swift flying years

Bring each man his laughter and each man his tears.

NO; the two kinds of people on earth I mean,

Are the people who lift, and the people who lean.

Wherever you go, you will find the earth's masses

Are always divided in just these two classes.

And, oddly enough! You will find, too, I mean,   

There's only one lifter to twenty who lean.

In what class are you? Are you easing the load

Of overtaxed lifters, who toil down the road?

Or are you a leaner, who lets others share

Your portion of labor and worry and care.

Inside-Out Again

 

            The Lord works from the inside out. The world works from the outside in. The world would take people out of the slums. Christ takes the slums out of people, and then they take themselves out of the slums. The world would mold men by changing their environment. Christ changes men, who then in turn change their environment. The world would shape human behavior, but Christ can change human nature. (Ezra Taft Benson)

A Moments Wisdom on Goodness

  • Goodness is easier to recognize than to define.
  • Good can imagine Evil; but Evil cannot imagine Good.
  • A man is only as good as what he loves.
  • The omission of good is no less reprehensible than the commission of evil.
  • All the beautiful sentiments in the world weigh less than a single lovely action.
  • What we give to the poor for Christ's sake is what we carry with us when we die.
  • Sin is anything that separates us from God. If we are so good that we don't feel any need for God's mercy, then our goodness is sin.
  • Let us not paralyze our capacity for good by brooding over man's capacity for evil.
  • One of the nice things about problems is that a good many of them do not exist except in our imaginations.
  • To err is human; to blame it on someone else is really human.
  • Too many people are praying for mountains of difficulty to be removed, when what they really need is courage to climb them.
  • Those who know God will be humble, and those who know themselves cannot be proud.
  • He has the right to criticize, who has the heart to help.
  • Of all the commentaries on the scriptures, good examples are the best.
  • If you want to get even with someone, start with someone who has helped you.
  • The great trouble with an idle rumor is that it doesn't remain so.
  • Remember not only to say the right thing at the right time and place, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.
  • The mind, filtered by the word of God, is the key to Christian behavior.
  • We have no one to blame but ourselves when our enthusiasm and zeal are gone, if we have failed to feed them.
  • When you speak, always remember that God is one of your hearers.
  • The tongue, being in a wet place, is apt to slip.
  • Great minds talk about ideas; mediocre minds talk about things; small minds talk about people.
  • If someone lies for you, how do you know that they won't lie to you?
  • Leaving in a huff is some folks' favorite form of transportation.

Upcoming Sermons

6/4/23 AM - Weighing Our Options; PM - Themed Singing Service: The Beautiful Christian Life

6/11/23 AM - Flirting with Temptation; PM - Men Who Never Died

6/18/23 AM - “That Great Sin of Omission”; PM - Guarding My Neighbor’s Good Name

6/25/23 AM - Shaking Hands with a Leper; PM - “I Quit!”

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