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They Finished Second -- Can You Finish First? (#5)

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They Finished Second  Can You Finish First 5 game quiz
"It's sometimes easy to remember the first person who realized a major accomplishment but it's a different matter when we try to remember the second person. Let's take a look at some second-place Biblical characters."

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1. According to Scripture, the first clearly identified people God spoke directly to were Adam and Eve. Who was the person He spoke directly to in the second such incident, as per Genesis 4:6?
    Abel
    Cain
    Seth
    Methuselah


2. Jacob and Esau were the first twins in the Bible. Who formed the second set, as per Genesis 38:28-30?
    Joseph and Benjamin
    Amashai and Amasiah
    Eliab and Abinadab
    Perez and Zerah


3. The first instance of kissing in Scripture is Jacob kissing his father Isaac when he received Esau's blessing, as per Genesis 27:27. Jacob is involved in the second kissing incident as well. Who was the second person he kissed, according to Genesis 29:11 (NIV)?
    Rachel
    Rebekah
    Leah
    Esau


4. According to the second chapter of Genesis, a river flowed out of the Garden of Eden and formed four other rivers, with the first one known as the Pishon. What's the name of the second river, as per Genesis 2:12 (NIV)?
    Tigris
    Jordan
    Gihon
    Euphrates


5. The book of Exodus tells of ten plagues brought upon the Pharaoh and the Egyptians to enable the Israelites to be set free. According to Exodus 7:14-24, the first calamity was the plague of blood in which the water in the Nile River was changed to blood. What was the second plague, as per Exodus 8:1-15 (NIV)?
    Plague of boils
    Plague of gnats
    Plague of frogs
    Plague of flies


6. Scripture tells of Rachel giving permission to her husband Jacob to sleep with her servant Bilhah with the end result that two boys were born. According to Genesis 30:4, the first son was called Dan. What was the name of the second son, as per Genesis 30:8?
    Gad
    Naphtali
    Asher
    Joseph


7. Proverbs 6:16-19, in the NKJV, states: "These six things the LORD hates, yes, seven are an abomination to Him." The first thing on the list He hates is a proud look. According to this passage, what is the second thing He hates?
    A lying tongue
    Laziness
    An indecisive mind
    A heart that devises wicked plans


8. In Matthew 22:38-40, in the NIV Bible, Jesus says the first and greatest commandment is "you shall love the LORD your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind." In verse 39, what does Jesus say is the second greatest commandment?
    Keep the Sabbath holy
    Do not commit adultery
    Do not steal
    Love your neighbor as yourself


9. According to the Book of Acts, two jail breaks involving members of the early church were divinely orchestrated. The first jail break involved Peter, as per the 12th chapter of Acts. What are the names of two other people who were also freed from chains as a result of divine intervention, according to the 16th chapter of Acts?
    Paul and Timothy
    Priscilla and Aquila
    Paul and Luke
    Paul and Silas


10. In the Book of Acts, Saul, who would later become known as Paul, was the first person to hear the voice of the Lord while traveling to Damascus, as per the ninth chapter. (To be as concise as possible, other people were with Paul and Scripture states they too heard "the sound, but did not see anyone." Their names are not mentioned, however.) Who was the second person in Acts who is specifically named and heard a message from the Lord? (Acts 9:10)
    Cornelius
    Ananias
    Peter
    Barnabas


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