1 Timothy Quiz


  1. Timothy was the pastor of a local congregation. Which one?

  2. What two things give rise to disputes rather than to godly edification?

  3. Paul states that the law is not made for a righteous man, and he gives roughly 10 types of people for whom it is made. Two are the lawless and insubordinate. Can you give at least two others?

  4. Paul confesses that he was formerly a blasphemer, persecutor, and insolent man. But he obtained mercy. Why?

  5. In his letter to Timothy, Paul gives several "trustworthy sayings." Perhaps the most important describes the mission of Jesus. What is it?

  6. A "doxology" is an expression praising and giving glory to God. There are many doxologies in Scripture. Which of the following is found in 1 Timothy?

    "To the only wise God be glory forever through Jesus Christ."
    "To the King eternal, immortal, invisible, the only God, be honor and glory for ever and ever."
    "To the only God our Savior be glory, majesty, power and authority, through Jesus Christ our Lord, before all ages, now and forevermore."
    "To him who sits on the throne and to the Lamb be praise and honor and glory and power, for ever and ever."

  7. Name two men who made shipwreck of their faith.

    Hymenaeus and Alexander
    Demetrius and Epaphroditus
    Hymenaeus and Demetrius
    Demetrius and Alexander
  8. Paul exhorts that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks be made for all men. Then he singles out one group in particular for whom we should pray. Who?

  9. God "wants all men to be saved." What does Paul call Jesus when describing his role in this salvation?

  10. With what should women adorn themselves besides modest apparel?

  11. Why is it that women are not permitted to teach or have authority over a man but are to learn in silence and submission? (Paul gives two reasons.)

  12. Give four characteristics to be found in a bishop (or overseer). (Paul gives 15!)


  13. Give three characteristics to be found in a deacon. (Paul gives 7!)

  14. Paul quotes a portion of an early Christian hymn in this letter. How does he describe the contents of the hymn?

  15. In the latter days there will be a great apostasy. Paul gives four examples of what will characterize the apostates. Can you give one?

  16. Who does Paul say has denied the faith and is worse than an infidel?

    Anyone who does not provide for his neighbor.
    Anyone who does not provide for the priest.
    Anyone who does not provide for his own family.
    Anyone who does not provide for the church.
  17. Honor, in regards to financial support, is to be shown to those women who are truly widows. These women are 60 years of age or older, live alone, and have been the wife of one man. These widows must also be known for their good works. Paul gives several specific "good works." Can you give one?

  18. Why should young widows be refused support?

  19. Paul gave Timothy much needed instruction in pastoring a church. How was he to treat an older man?

  20. What does Paul say about the salary or honorarium due the elders in a church?

  21. How was Timothy to receive an accusation made against an elder?

  22. Evidently Timothy had some medical problems with his stomach. What did Paul recommend?

  23. What is Paul's admonition to Christian slaves of Christian masters?

    To give them less respect and service than they would non-Christian masters.
    To give them equal respect and service than they would non-Christian masters.
    To give them more respect and service than they would non-Christian masters.
    To ask for their freedom.
  24. Which statement does not come from 1 Timothy?

    All things are lawful for me, but not all things are helpful.
    The love of money is a root of all kinds of evil.
    We brought nothing into this world, and we can carry nothing out.
    Godliness with contentment is great gain.
  25. Paul gives 6 things that Timothy is to pursue. One is righteousness. Give one other.

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