Jesus' Parables Bible Quiz (Hard)



    • Why did Christ use parables when teaching? (Matthew 13:13-16)
    • To confuse the people that did not believe Him
    • To make it easier for the uneducated to understand His teachings
    • To make His teachings less boring
    • To hide the meaning of His teachings from those who wouldn't understand
    • What is a parable?
    • A story that illustrates a point by providing a contrast to reality
    • A song of worship
    • A believable story used provide a comparison to an abstract concept
    • A fictitious story with a moral value
    • In the parable of the good Samaritan, what was Christ trying to teach? (Luke 10:30-37)
    • That everyone is our neighbor
    • That the Samaritans were not all evil
    • That each of us is responsible for our actions
    • That the priests and the Levites had become corrupted
    • In the parable of the good Samaritan, what was the significance of the one who helped being a Samaritan? (John 4:9)
    • The Romans had carried away the Samaritans, and no one believed they would ever return
    • The Samaritans were a class above even the priests
    • The Samaritans were well known as a group of thieves and robbers
    • The Jews hated the Samaritans, and would have no business with them
    • In the parable of the sower, what did the seeds that fell on the way side represent? (Matthew 13:3-9,18-23)
    • Those that do not understand the word of God
    • Those who heard the word and followed it, but shortly afterward fell away
    • Those that did not have the chance to hear the word
    • Those that heard the word, and followed it
    • In the parable of the sower, what did the seeds that fell in the stony places represent? (Matthew 13:3-9,18-23)
    • Those that did not have the chance to hear the word
    • Those who heard the word and followed it, but shortly afterward fell away
    • Those who would be trampled down by the difficulties in life
    • Those that heard the word, but were caught up by the riches of the world
    • In the parable of the sower, what did the seeds that fell in thorny places represent? (Matthew 13:3-9,18-23)
    • Those whose lives were too busy to hear the word
    • Those who did not want to hear the word
    • Those who would be trampled down by the difficulties in life
    • Those that heard the word, but were caught up by the riches of the world
    • In the parable of the sower, what did the seeds that fell into good ground represent? (Matthew 13:3-9,18-23)
    • Those who were distracted by the riches of the world
    • Those that did not receive the word
    • Those who heard the word and followed it, but shortly afterward fell away
    • Those that heard the word, and followed it
    • In the parable of the ten virgins, what was Jesus trying to teach? (Matthew 25:1-13)
    • That God does not know us
    • That all must be ready for when He comes
    • That no one can be ready for when He comes
    • That sharing is not correct
    • In the parable of the ten virgins, what did the unprepared virgins not bring? (Matthew 25:1-13)
    • Oil for the lamps
    • Lamps
    • A present for the bridgroom
    • Identification