It is written
1. The Bible’s first mention of writing calls for the annihilation of what people?
2. Name the two craftsmen who engraved items for the Tabernacle service.
3. In the sole Gospel account of Jesus actually writing, with what and on what did he write?
4. A Phoenician woman, who was queen of Israel, forged letters to obtain something for her husband. What did she want for him?
5. Which two prophets ate honey-flavored scrolls?
6. Who was told to write “Maher-shalal-hash-baz” on a large tablet?
7. What kind of record did Jeremiah write and place in a jar?
8. Mordecai wrote letters to 127 provinces telling the Jews of the king’s permission for them to defend themselves against their enemies. How were these letters delivered?
9. Who sent a threatening letter to King Hezekiah?
10. Who wished his words to be letters of lead set into carved rock?
Prepared by Bill Ickes, an avid BR reader in Berlin, Pennsylvania, whose previous contributions to BR include four quizzes and ideas for the Illuminations in the
Winter 1986and Fall 1987issues.
1. Amalekites. This clan of Edomites, for no apparent reason, attacked the Israelites at Rephidim during the Israelites’ wandering in the Sinai wilderness. After the defeat of the Amalekites in that battle, the Lord told Moses to “write this as a memorial in a book … I will utterly blot out the remembrance of Amalek from under heaven” (Exodus 17:14).