From: David Rice <shydavid@vei.net>
To: <Surgediver@aol.com>
Date: Fri, 15 May 1998 11:28:42 -0700
Subject: Mocking BirdGod Now

> The bible[sic] was written by hundreds of people, three
> different languages, over thousands of years and it does
> not contradict itself.

The above is, of course, a lie.

Is God Yahweh a God of War, or a God of peace?
War. EXO 15:3
Peace. ROM 15:33

Who was the father of Joseph?
Jacob. MAT 1:16
Heli. LUK 3:23

Was Jesus equal to or lesser than God?
Equal. JOH 10:30
Less than. JOH 14:28

In Genesis, which came first: beasts or humans?
Beasts. GEN 1:25, GEN 1:26
Humans. GEN 2:18, GEN 2:19

How many stalls did Solomon have?
Forty thousand stalls. KI1 4:26
Four thousand stalls. CH2 9:25

Should one seek wisdom?
Yes. PRO 4:7
No. ECC 1:18

Will the sins of the father be visited upon his children?
Yes. ISA 14:21
No. DEU 24:16

Is the bat a bird?
Yes. LEV 11:19
No. Encyclopeda Britanica

How many legs do grasshoppers have?
Four. LEV 11:23
Six. Go look.

Is Earth shaped as a dinner plate, or as a sphereoid?
Dinner plate. ISA 40:22, MAT 4:8
Sphereoid. Aristarchus (c. 310 - 230 B.C.)

Do snakes eat dirt?
Yes. GEN 3:14
No. Ask one.

Was Moses meek?
Yes, very. Num.12:3
No: a butcher. Num.31:14, 17, 18

Will the righteous live or die?
Live. Ps.92:12
Die. Isa.57:1

Did Judas keep the silver?
Yes. Acts 1:18
No. Matt. 27:5-7

Did Judas die of hanging, or rupture of the middle?
Hanging. Matt. 27:5-7
Rupture. Acts 1:18

Did Jesus preach on the Mount or the Plain?
Mount. Matt.5:1,2
Plain. Luke6:17,20

Did God tell David 7 years or 3 years of famine?
Seven. II SAMUEL 24:13
Three. I CHRONICLES 21:11

Who moved David to anger and number Isreal?

Can God be seen?
Yes. Ex. 33:11, Ex. 33:23, Gen. 32:30
No. Ex. 33:20, John 1:18, 1 Tim. 6:16

Who killed Saul?
Suicide. SA1 31:4
David's man. SA2 1:15

Should one answer a fool?
Yes. PRO 26:5
No. PRO 26:4

How many children did Michal, the daughter of Saul, have?
None. SA2 6:23
Five. SA2 21:8

How old was Jehoiachin when he began to reign?
Eighteen. KI2 24:8
Eight. CH2 36:9

Did those with Saul/Paul at his conversion hear a voice?
Yes. ACT 9:7
No. ACT 22:9

How many overseers did Solomon have?
550. I Kings 9:23.
250. II Chron 8:10

Who was the mother of Abijah?
Maachah the daughter of Absalom. 2 Chron 9:20
Michaiah the daughter of Uriel. 2 Chron 13:2

When did Baasha die?
26th year of the reign of Asa. I Kings 16:6-8
36th year of the reign of Asa. I 2 Chron 16:1

How old was Ahaziah when he began to reign?
22. 2 Kings 8:26
42. 2 Chron 22:2

Who was Josiah's successor?
Jehoahaz. 2 Chron 36:1
Shallum. Jeremiah 22:11

What was the color of the robe placed on Jesus during his trial?
Scarlet. Matthew 27:28
Purple. John 19:2

What did they give Jesus to drink on the cross?
Vinegar. Matthew 27:34
Wine with myrrh. Mark 15:23

Who was Shelah?
Arpachshad's son. Gen 11:12
Arpachshad's grandson. Luke 3:35-36

How many offspring in Egypt did Jacob have?
70. GEN 46:26-27
75. Acts 7:14

How long did the Hebrews dwel in Egypt?
430 years. Ex 2:40
400 years. Acts 7:6

How many did God kill with the plague?
23,000. Num 25:9
24,000. 1 Cor 10:8

Does God want us to kill, or not to kill?
No: must not kill. Ex 20:13
Yes: mandates killing. Ex 32:27

Did Saul inquired of God?
Yes. 1 Sam 28:6
No. 1 Chron 10:13,14

How many children did Jesse have?
Seven. 1 Sam 16:10-13
Eight. 1 Chron 2:13-15

Who slayed Goliath?
David. 1 Sam 17:4,7,50
Elhanan. 2 Sam 21:19

Which city did Uzzah die in?
Nacon. 2 Samuel 6:6
Chidon. 1 Chron 13:9

How many horsemen did David take into battle?
1700. 2 Sam 8:4
7000. 1 Chron 18:4

How many chariots did David destroy?
700. 2 Sam 10:18
7000. 1 Chron 19:18

How many soldiers did Job count in Israel's army?
1,100,00. 1 Chron 21:5
800,000. 2 Sam 24:9

How many soldiers did Job count in Judah's army?
470,000. 1 Chron 21:5
500,000. 2 Sam 24:9

Did Jesus start his minister before or after John the Baptist was imprisoned?
After. Mark 1:14,15,17
Before. John 1:28-29, 3:25-30

Did Jesus baptise?
Yes. John 3:22
No. John 4:2

Has anyone before Jesus ascended into heaven?
No. John 3:13
Yes. 2 Kings 2:11

Who carried the cross Jesus was nailed to?
Simon of Cyrene. Matthew 27:32
Jesus. John 19:17,18

Was Abraham justified by faith or works?
Faith. Rom 4:1-5
Works. James 2:22-24

David Rice

"Education is not filling a bucket but lighting a fire." --- W B Yeats


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