Daniel knew when Messiah would be “cut off”—True or False? See if your answer agrees with this week’s readings.
True or False?
- Daniel knew when Messiah would be “cut off.”
- It was Gabriel who appeared to Daniel.
- Eliphaz said Job might as well quit praying, for God wouldn’t listen.
- The new commandment that Jesus gave his followers at the Last Supper was to preach the Gospel to every creature.
- Peter said he would lay down his life for Jesus.
- The apostles predicted that mockers would come in the last times.
- Jesus is able to keep us from falling and to present us “faultless.”
- True: “Know therefore and understand, that from the going forth of the commandment to restore and to build Jerusalem unto the Messiah the Prince shall be seven weeks, and threescore and two weeks: the street shall be built again, and the wall, even in troublous times. And after threescore and two weeks shall Messiah be cut off, but not for himself.” (Daniel 9:25-26a, KJV, emphasis mine)
- True: “Yea, while I was speaking in prayer, even the man Gabriel, whom I had seen in the vision at the beginning, being caused to fly swiftly, touched me about the time of the evening oblation.” (Daniel 9:21, KJV)
- False: “Thou shalt make thy prayer unto him, and he shall hear thee, and thou shalt pay thy vows.” (Job 22:27a, KJV)
- False: “A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another.” (John 13:34, KJV)
- True: Peter said unto him, “Lord, why cannot I follow thee now? I will lay down my life for thy sake.” (John 13:37, KJV)
- True: “But, beloved, remember ye the words which were spoken before of the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ; How that they told you there should be mockers in the last time, who should walk after their own ungodly lusts. (Jude 17-18, KJV)
- True: “Now unto him that is able to keep you from falling, and to present you faultless before the presence of his glory with exceeding joy, to the only wise God our Saviour, be glory and majesty, dominion and power, both now and ever. Amen.”
(Jude 24-25, KJV)
What a book! We’ve now read 11/12ths of the Bible this year. I hope it has blessed and challenged you as much as it has me.
From November readings for Days 24 and 25
Daniel 9 and 10-12
Job 21:22-34 and 22
John 13:18-30 and 13:31-38
Jude 8-16 and 17-25