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Bible Quiz: Love Your Neighbor as Yourself


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1) Which did Jesus say was the SECOND most important of all God's commandments?

Love God with all your heart and soul.

Love your neighbor as yourself.

Do not murder.

Honor your father and mother.


2) Who were the "neighbors" Jesus was talking about when He commanded us to "Love your neighbor as yourself?"

The people who live next door

All Christians in the world

All family members and countrymen

Everyone in the world


3) What is the "Golden Rule?"

"Whoever has the gold makes the rules."

"Do to others what you would have them do to you."

"If anyone swears by the gold of the temple, he is bound by his oath."

"Wisdom is more valuable than fine gold."


4) What did Jesus teach about judging or criticizing other people?

"As you judge, so will you be judged."

"Leave judgment to the courts."

"Leave judgment to the clergy."

"Don't criticize what you can't understand."


5) What did Jesus NOT teach about anger?

"An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth."

"…Anyone who is angry with his brother will be subject to judgment."

"…Anyone who says, 'You fool!' will be in danger of the fire of hell."

"Settle quickly with your opponent on the way to court."


6) What did Jesus teach about enemies?

"An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth."

"Love your neighbor and hate your enemy."

"God goes with you to fight your enemies and give you victory."

"Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you."


7) What did Jesus teach about divorce?

"Whoever divorces his wife must give her a bill of divorce."

"What God has joined together, let man not separate."

"Whoever divorces his wife shall return her dowry."

"A divorced man may marry again, but a divorced woman shall remain unmarried."


8) What did Jesus teach about adultery?

"Whoever commits adultery lacks understanding; he who does so destroys his own soul."

"Anyone who commits adultery shall be put to death."

"Anyone who looks at a woman with lust has already committed adultery with her in his heart."

"Anyone who commits adultery is not fit to be my disciple."


9) In the "Parable of the Sheep and Goats" in Matthew 25:31-46, Jesus foretells the final judgment of all persons. He speaks of two groups of people: The "sheep" who helped others who were in need and the "goats" who ignored the needy. What is the moral of this parable?

Sheep are "clean" animals, but goats are "unclean."

We should do what we can to help the clergy.

Hypocrites like the Pharisees will not inherit eternal life.

Those who refuse to do what they can for the needy will not gain eternal life.


10) What aspect of doing charitable deeds is most important to God?

The amount or money of assistance given

The number of people helped

The need of the people being helped

The spirit in which they are done