Riddles and Fun

Fun Bible Riddles :-)

by Steve Ray on June 22, 2018

1-lazarus-arise-james-andersonWhat biblical saint died twice and was buried twice?

Who was the first man that broke all Ten Commandments?

What biblical character killed one-quarter of the population?

What prophet anointed two kings who lived simultaneously?

Born once, die twice; born twice, die once. What does it mean?

I can be carried but not touched
I have two things on the outside and three on the inside
Everyone wants to catch a sight of me
But I’m kept out of sight
I was lost and found; then found but now I am lost
I prefigure a woman and am now in heaven
I’m in the Bible – what am I?
(HINT: Exodus 25:10 – 22; 1 Samuel 4; Heb 9:4; Rev 11:19-12:1)

I am one of 5, chosen by 1 of 8
I am mighty small but by me the Mighty fall
Drawn up from the depths, I am aimed at the heights
I was found where I had sunk and I sank where I was flung
I’m in the Bible – what am I?
(Hint: 1 Samuel 17) 

DON’T LOOK AT THE COMMENTS WITH THE ANSWERS UNTIL YOU’VE TRIED :-)
DON’T GIVE UP TOO EASILY!

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Here is a fun quiz to test your knowledge. How much do you know about Jesus and his Land? Answers are below in the Comments but DON’T CHEAT until you give it a hero’s try!

1. We have no record of Jesus visiting which place?

a. The Phoenician Coast
b. Tiberias
c. Egypt
d. Nain

2. Jesus’ country was not large. How many times would Israel fit into Texas?

a. 2
b. 5
c. 20
d. 30

3. Jesus was how old when his earthly ministry began?

a. 28
b. 42
c. 30
d. 35

4. Jesus did not say:

a. Regarding the Law: “Love your neighbor as yourself”
b. To questioning followers: “God helps those who help themselves”
c. Regarding his apostles with swords: “Two are enough”
d. To a Jewish questioner: “Man, who made me a judge or divider over you?”

5. Jesus had a robe that was special because it was:

a. Made of flax and cotton
b. It was whiter than any other robes
c. It had tassels for Jewish prayer
d. The robe had no seams

6. How far did Mary walk to visit her relative Elizabeth?

a. Two miles
b. Fifteen miles
c. Fifty miles
d. Ninety miles

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Bible Riddle #1: What is greater than God, More evil than the devil, The poor have it, The rich need it, And if you eat it, you’ll die?

Bible Riddle #2:  The hunter was killed, the prey were set free, the water was the lock and the rod was the key. Who was the hunter?

Bible Riddle #3:
It walked on earth,
It talked on earth,
on earth it knew no sin.
Its not in hell,
Its not on earth
And heaven won’t let it in.

If you give up 1) Sweat it :-)   2) Psalm 136:10-15 and 3) Numbers 22:28)

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How Do They Cook Spinach in Rome?

May 3, 2018

Posted a while ago but in Rome now eating spinach again so thought we’d share again… Janet and I (and our whole family) are keeping healthy with losing weight, exercise and eating good food. While in Rome last week Janet and I ate spinach every day. (Spinach is a SuperFood.) The spinach we ate was […]

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A Limerick for a Questioning Grandson – Did Jesus Really Exist?

April 9, 2018

My grandson Josh asked, “Did Jesus really live? Maybe he didn’t and it was just a good story someone made up.” So I sat down and wrote him this limerick and gave him a stack of books from my library. The topic has not come up again since. Was there really a man named Jesus? […]

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“Ecumenical” Bible Studies

April 4, 2018

Without a teaching authority or the tradition of the historic Church, this cartoon shows what many Bible studies are really like. I remember Bible Studies that started out with “What does this passage mean to you?”  To keep from arguing or fighting, many just avoid difficult passages. There are many studies that exclude Catholic ideas […]

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New Book “Understanding Women” has arrived

February 11, 2018

Bring a wheelbarrow to get it home!

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How Many Christians to Change a Lightbulb?

January 31, 2018

As we all smile at ourselves: CHARISMATICS: Only 1 – Hands are already in the air. PENTECOSTALS: 10 – One to change the bulb, and nine to pray against the spirit of darkness. PRESBYTERIANS: None – Lights will go on and off at predestined times. ROMAN CATHOLICS: None, they only use candles. BAPTISTS: At least […]

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A Few Biblical Puzzlers

January 30, 2018

On the Serious Side What biblical saint died twice and was buried twice? Who was the first man who broke all Ten Commandments? What biblical character killed one quarter of the population? What prophet anointed two kings who lived simultaneously? Explain this riddle: Born once, die twice; born twice; die once? On the Lighter Side […]

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Bible Quiz

January 6, 2018

Which of the following are NOT in the Bible? •      Cleanliness is next to godliness •      God helps those who help themselves •      Confession is good for the soul •      We are as prone to sin as sparks fly upward •      Money is the root of all evil •      Honesty is the best policy

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12 Reasons why Sports Fans don’t to to the Game; Why Catholics don’t go to Mass :-)

January 4, 2018

This is very clever. Sure rings of the truth – enjoy!

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Sent A Jewish Son to Israel

November 17, 2017

A Jewish businessman in Chicago sent his son to Israel for a year to absorb the culture. When the son returned, he said, “Papa, I had a great time in Israel . By the way, I converted to Christianity.” “Oy vey,” said the father. “What have I done?” He took  his problem to his best […]

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Protestant Heaven vs. Catholic Heaven – Simpson Style

November 5, 2017

This got a chuckle out of me so I thought you might like it to. In a dream Marge sees Bart and Homer convert to the Catholic Church and go to Catholic heaven, leaving her behind in Protestant heaven, to her chagrin. Click HERE.

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Excellent Riddle: Can You Discover What God Made?

October 23, 2017

This puzzle was written by a lady in California in 1890 in response to a gentlemen in Philadelphia, who said that he would pay $1,000 to anyone who could write a puzzle that he could not solve. He failed to do so, and paid the lady $1,000 (a great sum at that time). The answer […]

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Me Getting into Line! Funny!

September 12, 2017

You may have seen this already but it’s funny every time I watch it. My wife said this is definitely me!

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