What is Bible Quizzing?

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To the casual observer, Bible quizzing is a sport in which three teams match knowledge, jumping speed, memory, and quickness of response against one another on a designated portion of Scripture.

However,
quizzing offers much more than just competition and sport. The program involves memorizing a specific book or books of the Bible for each quiz year. By becoming involved in memorization, young people develop a love and respect for the Bible. The Word is planted in their hearts and dynamically influences them.

Young people from grades 6 to 12 compete against each other, which allows quizzing to be diversified. Younger students learn from the older ones and vice versa.

Through this teamwork, Bible quizzing helps young people develop a genuine concern for others. Quizzers learn to rely upon the Lord and not upon themselves to attain their goals. Quizzing also gives a biblical perspective for everyday life and helps in the application of scriptural principles.

Benefits

  • Establishes new relationships between Christian young people who have similar values and interests. Develops deep friendships with teammates and competitors.
  • Produces a lasting spiritual impact through Bible memorization.
  • Increases in-depth knowledge of the Bible.
  • Teaches the necessity of studying.
  • Molds personality and builds character.
  • Encourages down-to-earth honesty and a cooperative team spirit with others.
  • Teaches application of Christian unity and sportsmanship.
  • Teaches goal-setting and how to work toward achieving goals.
  • Builds self-confidence and aids in overcom-ing fear and nervousness. Develops the ability to think quickly under pressure.

Requirements

  • A willingness to set aside time for study and to learn.
  • Be in grades 6 – 12
  • An encouraging attitude and spirit.
  • A willingness to be motivated and challenged and a desire to do your best!
  • Able to travel to several quiz competitions during quiz season.
  • Willingness to set aside necessary money to cover quiz expenses.

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