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4115 Blalock Rd.
Houston, Texas 77080

Welcome to Concordia Lutheran Church, a member of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod.

Pastor's Message

Concordia Lutheran Church in Houston, Texas holds services each Sunday at 9 a.m. & Bible study at 10:15 a.m.


With all of the Back-To-School sales in the stores, the no-sales-tax weekend coming, and kids beginning to dread the fall, we know that school is about to begin again. And, with that in mind, let’s test your Bible knowledge with this “simple” set of questions.

1. On what day did God create beaches? The Third Day (Genesis 1)

2. Which king conquered the city of Jerusalem and made it the capital of Israel? David (2 Samuel 5)

3. What did the Israelites do when they first heard God speak from Mount Sinai? They trembled in fear (Exodus 19)

4. Which prophet condemned David for his adultery with Bathsheba? Nathan (2 Samuel 12)

5. How were King Saul and King David related? Saul was David’s father-in-law (1 Samuel 18)

6. For whom was Moses working when God called him through the burning bush? Jethro, his father-in-law (Exodus 3)

7. Which person in the Bible lived the longest? Methuselah (Genesis 5)

8. What king threw Daniel into the lion’s den? Darius (Daniel 6)

9. What prophet was still on the job when Jerusalem was destroyed by the Babylonians? Jeremiah (Jeremiah 39)

10. Which brother did Joseph hold as a prisoner in Egypt to test his brothers? Simeon (Genesis 42)

11. Which four disciples are expressly described as fishermen? Peter, Andrew, James, and John

12. What was Zechariah doing when the angel of the Lord told him of John’s birth? Burning incense in the temple (Luke 1)

13. The Gospel of John says that Jesus was questioned by whom before He went to Caiaphas? Annas (John 18)

14. Besides Barnabas and Silas, name three of Paul’s traveling companions? Timothy, Titus, Silas, Luke Aquila, Priscilla, Tychius…

15. Bethany was the home town of what friends of Jesus? Lazarus, Martha, and Mary (John 11)

16. In the parable, between what two cities was the man traveling, who was helped by the Samaritan? Jerusalem and Jericho (Luke 10)

17. In the parable, what did the woman lose that caused her to completely clean her house? A silver coin (Luke 15)

18. True or False: Jesus never performed a miracle inside a synagogue. False: his first miracle in Mark was the casting out of a demon in a synagogue (Mark 1)

19. Who was forced to carry Jesus’ cross? Simon of Cyrene (Luke 23)

20. Which disciple was a revolutionary? Simon the zealot (Matthew 10)

21. What was the first city conquered by the Israelites in the promised land? Jericho (Joshua 6)

22. What city’s name means “house of God”? Bethel (Genesis 26)

23. What is another name for the Sea of Galilee? Sea of Tiberius, Sea of Chinnereth, and Lake of Genessaret

24. On what mountain did Noah’s ark come to rest? Arrat (Genesis 28)


25. Pharaoh is the title of what country’s king? Egypt

26. Melchizedek, the priest/king who formed a covenant with Abraham, was king of what city? Salem, which would become Jerusalem (Genesis 14)

27. What city descends from heaven at the end of Revelation? The new Jerulsalem (Revelation 21)

28. What city was the birthplace of Abraham? Ur of the Chaldeans (Genesis 11)

29. On what mountain is Jerusalem built? Mount Zion (2 Samuel 5)

30. What Philistine hero came from Gath? Goliath (1 Samuel 17)

31. Which Gospel writer was probably a Gentile? Luke

32. Can you name one of the Minor Prophets? Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah…

33. Which two Gospels were written by Apostles? Matthew and John

34. True or False: First and Second Chronicles cover the same history as Second Samuel and First and Second Kings? True

35. Which two Gospels have accounts of Jesus’ birth? Matthew and Luke

36. Who wrote most of the Psalms? King David

37. What Old Testament book is only one chapter long? Obadiah

38. In what language was the New Testament written? Greek

39. What Old Testament book mourns the destruction of Jerusalem? Lamentations

40. Which Gospel tells us of the Wise Men? Matthew (chapter 2)

41. Who committed the first murder? Cain (Genesis 4)

42. Which Old Testament leader’s name is the Hebrew version of the Greek name, Jesus? Joshua

43. Which disciple is first mentioned resting under a fig tree? Nathanael (John 1)

44. What magician tried to buy the power of the Holy Spirit from Peter? Simon the magus (Acts 8)

45. After the flood, what was one of the first things Noah planted? A vineyard (Genesis 9)

46. Who was David’s first wife? Michal (1 Samuel 18)

47. What was the name of Samuel’s mother? Hannah (1 Samuel 1)

48. Which judge’s name means “honeybee’ in Hebrew? Deborah (Judges 4)

49. Who was the first person to see Jesus on Easter morning? Mary Magdalene (Matthew 27)

50. Who is the father of Maher-shalal-hash-baz? Isaiah (Isaiah 8)

In His peace,

Pastor Red