How Well Do You Know Your Purple Hymnal?

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How Well Do You Know Your Purple Hymnal?

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Fill in the blank: "Not many wise men now are called, not many _________ bretheren"
    • A. 

      Chosen

    • B. 

      Noble

    • C. 

      Perfect

    • D. 

      Righteous

  • 2. 
    "But the wicked are not so; They are ______ before the wind, Driven to and fro"
    • A. 

      Gone

    • B. 

      Dust

    • C. 

      Chaff

    • D. 

      Wheat

  • 3. 
    Who shall dwell in the temple of Thy grace?
    • A. 

      He who on Thy holy hill has affixed a biding place

    • B. 

      He who walks in righteousness, all his actions just and clear

    • C. 

      He whose words the truth express, spoken from a heart sincere

    • D. 

      B & C Only

  • 4. 
    "Trust in the Eternal God, Do the right and loyal ______"
    • A. 

      Thing

    • B. 

      Work

    • C. 

      Be

    • D. 

      Fight

  • 5. 
    According to “How this Hymnal Came to Be,” HWA felt it was, indeed, a happy achievement to:
    • A. 

      Produce the hymnal with hard covers

    • B. 

      Omit the old Protestant hymns almost altogether

    • C. 

      To have "God’s own hymnal for God’s own Church"

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    "Death shall them seize, and to the tomb, ______ they shall go down"
    • A. 

      Alive

    • B. 

      And so

    • C. 

      Screaming

    • D. 

      Quickly

  • 7. 
    What was the usual order of praise and worship during a typical WCG service?
    • A. 

      Three songs, Sermonnette, One Song, Sermon, One Song

    • B. 

      One Song, Sermonnette, Three Songs, Sermon, One Song

    • C. 

      “Praise” and “Worship”? Lady, you got the wrong church!

    • D. 

      A & C

  • 8. 
    "In _______, _________, _________ sight, Come Thou and save us; awake in Thy might"
    • A. 

      Abraham’s, Isaac’s & Jacob’s

    • B. 

      Abraham’s, Isacc’s & Israel’s

    • C. 

      Ephraim’s, Mannaesh’s, and Zebulun’s

    • D. 

      Ephraim’s, Mannaseh’s, and Benjamin’s

  • 9. 
    "And bread of anxious care partake; God gives to His beloved ________"
    • A. 

      Sheep

    • B. 

      Sleep

    • C. 

      Keep

    • D. 

      Weep

  • 10. 
    Which of the following are reasons to "give thanks, unto the Lord:"
    • A. 

      For mighty kings of mighty names

    • B. 

      For it was He who made great lights

    • C. 

      He struck at Egypt’s stubborn pride

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    Could we sing the Eternal’s songs, by the waters of Babylon?
    • A. 

      Sure, just let me get my harp out of this willow tree

    • B. 

      If you insist, but I would much rather sing of thy ruin, hast’ning on

    • C. 

      Sorry, it appears my tongue has cleave unto my mouth

    • D. 

      Both A & B

  • 12. 
    "Set a ______ on my mouth"
    • A. 

      Song

    • B. 

      Guard

    • C. 

      Watch

    • D. 

      Book

  • 13. 
    “Onward, Christian soldiers, marching as to war, with the cross of Jesus going on before.” Which word was changed when this song was included in the WCG hymnal?
    • A. 

      Soldiers

    • B. 

      War

    • C. 

      Cross

    • D. 

      Jesus

  • 14. 
    "Cut off all my ______, destroy them, they which do afflict my soul"
    • A. 

  • 15. 
    "His deadly shafts around _______ threw, His foes dispersed in wild retreat"
    • A. 

      He

    • B. 

      Me

    • C. 

      Thee

    • D. 

      She

  • 16. 
    "Nothing shall escape as they devour the _______ on their way"
    • A. 

      Heathen

    • B. 

      Wicked

    • C. 

      Stubble

    • D. 

      Rubble

  • 17. 
    “As he died to make men holy, let us live to make men free.” Which word was changed when The Battle Hymn of the Republic was included in the WCG hymnal?
    • A. 

      Died

    • B. 

      Holy

    • C. 

      Live

    • D. 

      Free

  • 18. 
    "Lo, children are a gift from God, and ______ a blessing he commands"
    • A. 

      Tithes

    • B. 

      Sons

    • C. 

      Feasts

    • D. 

      Not

  • 19. 
    "Like _____________ I mourn and cannot sleep"
    • A. 

      An owl in some poor wasteland

    • B. 

      A melancholy sparrow

    • C. 

      A pelican alone

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 20. 
    Who should praise the Lord?
    • A. 

      Vapours and snow all hills too

    • B. 

      Fire, hail and windstorms fulfilling His word

    • C. 

      Not sure; singing this song always made me lightheaded

    • D. 

      The Lord? I thought it was Lord-oh!