Sabbath Quiz

Answers to the following quiz are given at the end of this section. Try this test "closed book." If you cannot determine the answers, then check your Bible or concordance, as well as other articles in Biblical Holy Days.

Matching -- Sabbath

1. Constantine

__ a. the worship of Satan, the fiery serpent

2. Justin Martyr

__ b. Roman emperor who enforced sun worship

3. Kalal Shabbat

__ c. Bishop of Rome who began practice of Easter Sunday to counter the Christian Passover

4. Marcion

__ d. term which could either mean a devout Sunday-keeper or a Sabbath-keeper

5. "Ox in the ditch"

__ e. Sabbath observer

6. Sabbath day's journey

__ f. according to the Jews, 2,000 cubits outside the city walls

7. Sabbatarian

__ g. set apart for holy use

8. Sabbatismos

__ h. the Sabbath

9. Samuele Bacchiocchi

__ i. Greek word meaning "keeping of a Sabbath"

10. Sanctified

__ j. a Gentile professing Christian who wrote against the Sabbath

11. Sixtus

__ k. a Gnostic who ordered his followers to fast on Saturday to counteract the "Jewish" Sabbath

12. Sun worship

__ l. an unusual, emergency situation requiring work not normally permitted on the Sabbath

13. What God created on the seventh day of the week.

__ m. Sabbath polluter

14. Shomer Shabbat

__ n. the most significant and prolific pro-Sabbath writer of the 20th Century


True-False Questions

__ 1. On the Sabbath, we can pollute God's creation, because we cannot do any work to preserve it.

__ 2. The Sabbath begins at sundown on Friday.

__ 3. If you lived above the Arctic Circle during days of total darkness or total sunlight, you should keep the Sabbath from 6:00 PM to 6:00 PM.

__ 4. Exodus 35:2-3 says we cannot kindle a fire on the Sabbath, so this means that we cannot run our natural gas furnace on the Sabbath.

__ 5. Jesus went out of His way to heal people on the Sabbath, and this demonstrated that the Sabbath is a day of deliverance from bondage. Luke 13:10-17.

__ 6. Roman Catholics and Protestants almost unanimously agree that Saturday is the Bible Sabbath, and the Church instituted Sunday-keeping.

__ 7. The Sabbath is a sign of God's people, and Sunday-keeping is a sign, or mark, of the Beast power. Exodus 31:12-17, Revelation 13:1-17.

Fill in the Blanks

1. Israel went into captivity for __________ breaking. Ezekiel 20.

2. The Sabbath provides us four specific areas of service: service to God, service to ____________, service to _____________, and service to our ___________. (See the article by Samuele Bacchiocchi, "The Sabbath and Service.")

3. Jesus said that the Sabbath was made for _________, and that the Son of

Man is _______ of the Sabbath. Mark 2:28.

4. The primary reason why Gentile Christians were motivated to change the Sabbath to Sunday was Roman anti- ___________ bias.

5. The theological basis for Catholics changing the Sabbath to Sunday was their mistaken belief that the resurrection of the Messiah was on ___________.


Matching -- Sabbath 12a, 1b, 11c, 7d, 14e, 6f, 10g, 13h, 8i, 2j, 4k, 5l, 3m, 9n.

True-False Questions F1, T2, F3, F4, T5, T6, T7.

Fill in the Blanks 1. Sabbath. 2. ourselves, others, habitat. 3. man, Lord. 4. Jewish. 5. Sunday.


Additional Articles:

Why the Sabbath is Important, Part 1
When Does Your Sabbath Begin?
Keeping the Sabbath in a Non-Sabbath World
The Sabbath and Ecology
How to Keep the Sabbath Holy
The Sabbath and Service
The Truth About Sabbath and Sunday
The Good News of the Sabbath
Sabbath Facts
Jubilee and the Sabbath Year
The Sabbath: A Divisive Issue?
A History of the Saturday Resurrection Doctrine Among Sabbath-Keepers
Chronology of the Crucifixion and Resurrection According to Ancient Texts
A Look at The Pope’s Pastoral Letter, "Dies Domini"
Review: The Sabbath Under Crossfire

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