Chapter 3, Verse 16
- Joshua's Place/Judson's Legacy/Horns of Jericho
-What clothing did Adam & Eve wear as a
-What holiday is associated with Jesus' death & resurrection?
-Name the 4 Gospels that make up the first 4 books of the New Testament.
If you can answer these and a bunch of other questions, maybe you got
what it takes to win.....
THE AMERICAN BIBLE CHALLENGE!
It's the third episode of the show that actually pays attention to your
pastors listening to sermons. Last week, Judson's Legacy locked up a
spot in the semifinals. We got 3 more teams to prove that Sunday School
is really cool. They are:
The Sizzling Seeleys
Discovery Bay, CA
Charity: Royal Family Kids Camp, a summer camp for
kids in foster care
Team Members: Joe Seeley (insurance salesman); wife
Shelby Seeley (event planner); Ken Seeley (iron
worker). Shelby is the daughter of missionaries. Joe
followed “hot girl” Shelby to church and became a
Christian, then persuaded his twin brother Ken to
come to church too.
Team Sacred Flame
Charity: Eve’s Angels, a group that provides
assistance to victims of human sex trafficking
Team Members: Faith Coons (self-employed); Eric Wang
(police officer); Amy Wiener (Bible school
administrator). Longtime church friends, each member
of the team has struggled with adversity, anger and
doubt. Each has been saved by their faith in God.
The Food Fighters
Charity: Foodlink Inc., an organization that feeds
the hungry in Sacramento
Team Members: Stephen Law (student); Michael Chen
(assistant industrial hygienist); Ed Law (business
owner). These three call themselves “the Jeremy Lins
of Bible trivia.” Ed, who owns a window cleaning
business, has always taught his six kids to lead a
Christian life. His son Stephen is a high school
sophomore who is passionate about knowing God.
Michael is Stephen’s youth pastor and fellow
competitor in bizarre eating contests.
The teams have strapped on their helmets,
locked on their knee pads, put on their elbow pads and brought their
biblical brain to battle. So what do you say?
LET THE CHALLENGE COMMENCE!!!!
Gather round, kids. This first round is....
THE PARABLE OF THE GUY WHO MOVED BACK IN
WITH HIS PARENTS
This is all about the Parable of a man in a 10-point toss up quiz. Shall
While down on his luck, the Parable was so hungry....(how hungry was
he?) he was so hungry to eat....Pig Food. The fighters make a pigsty
Straight out of a Hallmark ad, who did he come home to with a kiss? It
was his father. The Sizzlers fire up on the board.
Last one. What distant place did he wander off to? Actually, the parable
doesn't say according to the fighters and they are right with 20 ending
the round and the Seeleys with 10. Now we break with the choir and as
the break is over, we segue into.....
We find out whose status updates belong to. First....
Esau wanted somebody to get hacked after stealing the blessing of the
birthright. That would be Jacob and the Fighters go to 45.
Someone is married to Namaah and 699 others. No, it's not the Bachelor,
it's Solomon. The Flames get on the board.
To Purah, who delivered 300 jars, 300 torches and 300 trumpets? That
would be Gideon. The Seeleys knock the pins down.
Lastly, there she is, Miss Persia 478 B.C. According to Mordecai. Was I
thinking Benson from Regular show? Nope. It's Esther. The fighters close
the round with
70, the Seeleys with 35 and the Flames with 25.
Your next round is.....
GENESIS OR GENESIS?
Confused? Well, it actually refers to the book of Genesis or the rock
group Genesis. Let's power up the Mega Drive and read our first
The Flames back Amy away and we get this:
"Look up at the sky and count the stars."
They think it's the book....and no need to count sheep, because it's
The Fighters send Stephen to timeout and they have this:
"I never expected to see your face again."
They say it's the band....and it's wrong. It's actually from the word.
No points for them.
The Seeleys send Joe to the backseat and we have this line:
"I must've dreamed a thousand dreams."
For you fans of Disturbed, that would be the band and they are right!
We move on now to.....
KIDS SAYETH THE CUTEST THINGS
We get a boy talking about David & Goliath and that is what the subject
is. We know what happened to the story, but let's find out what you
don't know about it.
The flames want to know in what valley did they fight. They think it's
Sidon Valley. Not quite. Our biblical GPS tells us it's the Valley of
Elah. So we move on to the fighters and this.
What did David do to Goliath's body? They cut his head off like Marie
Antoinette. Good for them! The Seeleys have this too......
What was Goliath's hometown? They say it's Gad....n...o. The answer is
G.....a....th. Gath. Round over and the scores say: The fighters in the
lead with 120, the Seeleys with 85 and the Flames with 75. After the
choir sings, it comes down to.....
THE CHOSEN THREE
3 answers to one question. Lowest score is banished to the basement.
The fighters go first and they want to know the 3 women referred to
Matthew's genealogy of Jesus.
They get Bathsheba and Rahab, but is Roab right?
Yes, all correct! The final round awaits them. The flames need to get in
if they wanted to know 3 of the "times" according to Ecclesiastes 3:1-8.
And when you
think of the Byrds song "Turn, Turn, Turn," it all makes sense.
They got heal and dance, but is "Be silent" correct? Get loud! It's
Time for the Seeleys to knuckle up. They want to know 3 bible books that
all have 1 chapter.
They get Jude, Philemon and Obidiah. And guess what? It's a Stan Mikita
hat trick! That sent the flames extinguished. And they collect $2500 for
Time for that big showdown as $20,000 is at stake if they know a lot
Time to go study while the choir sings with the notable absence of Marty
O'Donnell and the Halo Children's Choir. Study time over, game time is
on. The fighters go first and in a minute, they get.....6. All they need
is 6 to tie and 3 to win. All they get is......3. The fighters knock out
the Seeleys for the victory! But for the Seeleys, they get 5 grand just
for showing up. Speaking of food, I heard Beat The Chefs is next. So
Another TABC is in the books and until then this is Pierre Kelly
THOU SHALT SEE YOU NEXT WEEK!
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