14 November 2008

a challenge to my oldest friend Heather~


I thought this would be fun to do, especially since one of the highlights of my childhood were the Bible Competitions my friend Heather and I would obsess over. I was somewhat surprised to actually get every question correct, but they were actually really easy. In the interest of full disclosure, I will say that my parents put a high premium on Bible "knowledge," and going to a private Christian school through the seventh grade pretty much solidified my book knowledge. I just wish I had understood the concept of heart knowledge a little earlier :o)

You know the Bible 100%!

Wow! You are awesome! You are a true Biblical scholar, not just a hearer but a personal reader! The books, the characters, the events, the verses - you know it all! You are fantastic!

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A fun memory...

Growing up, our church would have these quarterly (?) Bible quizzes. Heather and I were the only girls that came regularly in our age range, and you know, being girls, we could pretty much blow the boys out of the water at that age. (Basically, we cared, they didn't.) So they always put us on separate teams. Always. Adding to the competitive spirit, we both went to private Christian schools, but our schools were each other's number one enemy um, rival. It was like the event of the quarter, these Bible quizzes were.

One of the quizzes that I remember was set up kind of like Family Feud. We had to stand in front of a buzzer/bell with hand behind our back, and when the question was asked, the first person to ring the bell got the first opportunity to answer. So I'm standing there (for the sake of a good story, we'll say it was against Heather, but actually, I think it might have been this boy Nicholas) and the teacher said something like, "On the night..." and me, in my eagerness rang the bell. Gulp. I had to answer. So I said, "Peter!" AND I WAS RIGHT! The question was, "On the night Jesus died, who denied him three times?" I also wish I could say that my answer won the game, but I think it actually just gave our team the opportunity to earn the points first or however Family Feud works.

So in good fun, I challenge you, Heather, to take the quiz. I'm pretty sure we'll tie, but if I happen to win, you can take me out for dessert. You know, in all that free time we both have :o)

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3 comments:

Heather said...

okay, okay...i took the quiz. and i owe you dessert, but just barely! go check out the post.

Crockpot Lady said...

Shyla, I apologize for leaving you a comment here, but I didn't want you to miss my reply to you since Thanksgiving is coming so quickly.

I wrote this:
Hi Shyla,

I don't know. I haven't done it, and I'd hate to say yes without knowing for sure. if you're not opposed, I would think the best bet would be to make a graham cracker crust with 2 T melted butter, and 1 cup crushed GF gingersnaps or arrowroot cookie crumbs (the midel brand is fantastic) and add the pumpkin pie filling to that, then cook traditionally in the oven. I'm sure you could do it in the crockpot, but we're getting so close to thanksgiving, and I would hate to upset your dinner.

xox
steph

Wendy said...

I finally got around to taking the Bible quiz... (I was dying to know where I stood.) Missed one. It was pretty easy.

"How can it be a large career to tell other people’s children about arithmetic, and a small career to tell one’s own children about the universe? How can it be broad to be the same thing to everyone, and narrow to be everything to someone? No; a woman’s function is laborious, but because it is gigantic, not because it is minute. I will pity Mrs. Jones for the hugeness of her task; I will never pity her for its smallness." ~GK Chesterton

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