The Book Of 1 Thessalonians

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The Book Of 1 Thessalonians - Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who was with Paul when this epistle was written? (1:1)

    • A.

      Silvanus

    • B.

      Timothy

    • C.

      Titus

    • D.

      A & B

    • E.

      B & C

    Correct Answer
    D. A & B
    Explanation
    The correct answer is A & B, which means that both Silvanus and Timothy were with Paul when this epistle was written. This suggests that Paul had the support and assistance of both Silvanus and Timothy during the writing of this letter.

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  • 2. 

    From what did the Thessalonican church turn in order to serve the living and true God? (1:9)

    • A.

      Jews

    • B.

      Idols

    • C.

      Devils

    • D.

      Philosophers

    • E.

      Sin

    Correct Answer
    B. Idols
    Explanation
    The Thessalonican church turned away from idols in order to serve the living and true God. This suggests that the church was previously involved in idol worship or had been influenced by the prevalent idolatry in their culture. By turning away from idols, they were able to fully devote themselves to the worship and service of the true God.

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  • 3. 

    By what illustration did Paul compare his gentleness among them? (2:7)

    • A.

      As a father exhorts his children

    • B.

      As a nurse cherishes her children

    • C.

      As a shepherd cares for his sheep

    • D.

      As the Lord loves his church

    • E.

      As a mother hen gathers her chicks

    Correct Answer
    B. As a nurse cherishes her children
    Explanation
    Paul compared his gentleness among them to a nurse cherishing her children. This comparison suggests that Paul cared for the people he was addressing with a tender and nurturing love, just as a nurse would care for her own children. It implies that Paul's gentleness was characterized by patience, compassion, and a desire to protect and nurture those he was ministering to.

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  • 4. 

    What hindered Paul from coming again unto the Thessalonians? (2:17-18)

    • A.

      Sickness

    • B.

      Lack of Funds

    • C.

      Bad Weather

    • D.

      Satan

    • E.

      The Jews

    Correct Answer
    D. Satan
    Explanation
    The passage in 2 Thessalonians 2:17-18 suggests that Satan hindered Paul from coming again unto the Thessalonians. This implies that there were external forces at work, potentially spiritual in nature, that prevented Paul from visiting the Thessalonians. The other options such as sickness, lack of funds, bad weather, or the Jews are not mentioned in the passage as reasons for Paul's hindrance.

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  • 5. 

    How did Paul describe Timothy? (3:2)

    • A.

      Our brother

    • B.

      Minister of God

    • C.

      Fellow laborer in the gospel of Christ

    • D.

      All of the above

    • E.

      B & C

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    Paul described Timothy as "Our brother," "Minister of God," and "Fellow laborer in the gospel of Christ." This means that Timothy was not only a close companion to Paul but also a dedicated servant of God who worked alongside Paul in spreading the message of the gospel. The phrase "All of the above" indicates that all the given descriptions apply to Timothy, emphasizing his important role and relationship with Paul.

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  • 6. 

    Why did Paul desire to see the Thessalonians face to face? (3:10)

    • A.

      That he might perfect that which is lacking in their faith

    • B.

      He had much more to share with them than he could write

    • C.

      To see if they were standing fast in the Lord

    • D.

      A & B

    • E.

      B & C

    Correct Answer
    A. That he might perfect that which is lacking in their faith
    Explanation
    Paul desired to see the Thessalonians face to face in order to perfect that which is lacking in their faith. This suggests that Paul believed there were areas where the Thessalonians' faith needed improvement or strengthening, and he wanted to personally address those areas and provide guidance and support. By meeting with them in person, Paul could better understand their specific needs and offer direct instruction and encouragement.

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  • 7. 

    What has God called us unto? (4:7)

    • A.

      Wisdom

    • B.

      Holiness

    • C.

      Salvation

    • D.

      Repentance

    • E.

      Afflictions

    Correct Answer
    B. Holiness
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Holiness. In 1 Thessalonians 4:7, it is stated that God has called us to holiness. This means that God desires for us to live a life that is set apart and dedicated to Him, free from sin and pursuing righteousness. Holiness involves obeying God's commandments, living a morally upright life, and seeking to reflect the character of Christ in all that we do. By choosing holiness, we align ourselves with God's will and purpose for our lives.

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  • 8. 

    What did Paul say regarding our behavior toward those outside the church? (4:12)

    • A.

      Live a godly life before them

    • B.

      Preach the word to them

    • C.

      Walk honestly

    • D.

      Witness to them

    • E.

      B & D

    Correct Answer
    C. Walk honestly
    Explanation
    Paul said that we should walk honestly in our behavior towards those outside the church. This means that we should live with integrity and sincerity, being truthful and upright in our actions and interactions with others. By doing so, we can be a positive example and a witness to them, reflecting the values and teachings of our faith.

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  • 9. 

    How did Paul describe the coming of the day of the Lord? (5:1-4)

    • A.

      As a thief in the night

    • B.

      As travail upon a woman with child

    • C.

      Two shall be in bed, one taken the other left behind

    • D.

      All of the above

    • E.

      A & B

    Correct Answer
    E. A & B
    Explanation
    Paul described the coming of the day of the Lord as both "a thief in the night" and "travail upon a woman with child". These descriptions imply that the day of the Lord will come unexpectedly and with great intensity, catching people off guard just like a thief and causing distress and pain like the labor pains of a pregnant woman.

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  • 10. 

    What did Paul urge us to do regarding those that labour among us and are over us in the Lord? (5:12-13)

    • A.

      Compensate them adequately

    • B.

      Esteem them very highly in love for their work's sake

    • C.

      Know them

    • D.

      Obey them

    • E.

      B & C

    Correct Answer
    E. B & C
    Explanation
    Paul urged us to esteem those who labor among us and are over us in the Lord very highly in love for their work's sake. He also encouraged us to know them.

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