Special Sub-Topic: Biblical M, N, O and P
|"Feed my sheep". To whom did Jesus say those words?|
Peter. John 21:17 says, "He said to him the third time, 'Simon, son of Jonah, do you love Me?' Peter was grieved because He said to him the third time, 'Do you love Me?' And he said to Him, 'Lord, You know all things; You know that I love You.' Jesus said to him, 'Feed My sheep.'"
|This book of the Bible is located in the Old Testament. Its author is considered to be one of the Minor Prophets. The story line is a continuation of the Esau and Jacob adventure, through their descendants the Edomites and the Israelites. Which book of the Old Testament is the shortest by number of chapters?|
Obadiah. After having a vision, Obadiah wrote one chapter that contains 21 verses on the evidence against, judgment, and destruction of Edom.
|After the Israelites crossed the Red Sea, who led the women in a faithful song of victory?|
Miriam. Miriam's contribution to the Israelites' spiritual lives can be found in Exodus and Numbers. She was faithful, rebellious, insubordinate and still used for lessons by God. Her song is in Exodus 15:20-21.
|Who was the Pharisee, also a member of the Sanhedrin, who came to see Jesus at night as recorded in the Gospel of John?|
Nicodemus. John 3:1-2 says, "There was a man of the Pharisees named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews. This man came to Jesus by night..."
|What city, established by Nimrod, was the place where Jonah did not want to go and whose destruction was prophesied by Nahum?|
Nineveh. The Book of Nahum (destruction), the Book of Jonah (God's message), and Genesis 9:10-12 (establishment) tell of Nineveh's beginning through to its end.
|What land of antiquity sat "between the rivers" Tigris and Euphrates?|
Mesopotamia. Mesopotamia comes from the Greek "between the rivers." The Jewish patriarchs originated from Mesopotamia. Genesis 11:31-12:4 and 24:10 hold these stories.
|What was the name of the Syrian general who was cured of leprosy after completion of Elisha's directions?|
Naaman. Naaman finally followed Elisha's instructions and was healed of his leprosy. The complete story of Naaman's initial reluctance and then conversion can be found in 2 Kings 5.
|Which Gospel writer was a companion to both Peter and Paul?|
Mark. Mark traveled with Barnabas and Paul on their first missionary journey. Mark was with Peter in Rome. Acts 14:37-40 tells of an argument between Paul and Barnabas about Mark. Acts 12:12 tells how Peter went to Mark's mother's house.
|"Can anything good come out of Nazareth?" Which of Jesus' Disciples was quoted as saying this in John 1:46?|
Nathanael. John 1:45-46 says, "Philip found Nathanael and said to him, 'We have found Him of whom Moses in the law, and also the prophets, wrote - Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph.' And Nathanael said to him, 'Can anything good come out of Nazareth?' Philip said to him, 'Come and see.'"
|David had a special set of three of these and another of 30. What did he have these sets of?|
Mighty Men. David's mighty men were elite warriors and many of those were also mercenaries. One such being Uriah the Hittite, first husband of Bathsheba. The list of the elite forces and some of their deeds can be found in 2 Samuel 23:8-39.
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