Special Sub-Topic: Easy-Peasy: Bible Ps
|The Ishmaelites bought Joseph from the Midianites and then sold him to whom?|
Potiphar. Genesis 39:1 "And Joseph was brought down to Egypt; and Potiphar, an officer of Pharaoh, captain of the guard, an Egyptian, bought him of the hands of the Ishmaelites, which had brought him down thither."
|Which P was David?|
Patriarch. I never thought of David as a patriarch, but Acts 2:29 says "Men and brethren, let me freely speak unto you of the patriarch David...".
|Moses was not allowed to enter the Promised Land, but God did allow him to view it from what mountain?|
Pisgah. Deuteronomy 3:27. "Get thee up into the top of Pisgah, and lift up thine eyes westward, and northward, and southward, and eastward, and behold it with thine eyes: for thou shalt not go over this Jordan."
|The apostle John spent his last years in exile on what isle?|
Patmos. John wrote the book of Revelation from Patmos. See Rev. 1:9: "I John, who also am your brother, and companion in tribulation, and in the kingdom and patience of Jesus Christ, was in the isle that is called Patmos...".
|Who was the master instructed to accept the return of his slave in the spirit of forgiveness?|
Philemon. The book of Philemon tells this story. Specifically, Philemon verses 11 through 16 makes mention of Onesimus having once been unprofitable but now wants to return to be a profitable servant.
|Who cut off the right ear of Malchus?|
Peter. When Jesus was arrested, Peter tried to defend him by drawing his sword. Jesus cautioned him to put away his sword. You'll find this in John 18:10,11. Luke 22:51 reports that Jesus healed the ear.
|Paul begins with P. Which of these Ps was he?|
Pharisee. Acts 23:6 "But when Paul perceived that the one part were Sadducees, and the other Pharisees, he cried out in the council, Men and brethren, I am a Pharisee, the son of a Pharisee...".
|Paul went on several missionary journeys. Which of these "P" places did he not visit?|
Patmos. You'll find notations of his visits as follows: Phenice (Acts 27:12), Phrygia (Acts 16:6), Perga (Acts 13:13).
|Here is one last question about Paul. While he was in prison, he wrote to Timothy and gave him a list of things to bring to him. Which of these was included on the list?|
Parchments. 2 Timothy 4:13 "The cloak that I left at Troas with Carpus, when thou comest, bring with thee, and the books, but especially the parchments." The parchments were probably portions of the Old Testament Scriptures, according to the notes in the New Open Bible.
|What did Jesus use to teach his followers?|
parable & parables. The New Open Bible defines parable as an earthly story with a heavenly meaning. Jesus taught using parables to veil the truth from those not ready to receive the truth. He tells his disciples this in Matthew 13:10-13.
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