From the Pulpit: Test your knowledge on horses in the Bible

Horses are mentioned in many places in the Bible with both actual and figurative references. Horses are often mentioned in prophetic and poetic books and are often associated with war and power. Using the Biblical clues given, see if you can determine the thoughts about the horses which are described or the people involved in various Biblical references to horses. If you need help, you may wish to check the Bible passage.

  1. I am a horse. Because I was/am a land animal and in modern parlance, a mammal, can you name the day of creation on which God made me? Genesis 1:24-25. a. Second Day, b. Third day, c. Fourth day, d. Fifth day, e. Sixth day.

  2. I am the Pharaoh of the Exodus and after the tenth plague and the children of Israel were gone I had my horsemen and chariots pursue them. Can you name how many horses and chariots I sent? Exodus 14:6-7. a. More than 600, b. 400, c. 200, d. 39, e. None of the above.

  3. We sang a song which included a line about horses after Pharaoh’s soldiers and their chariots were lost in the Red Sea. Can you name me and the song which bears my name that God’s people sang? Exodus 15:1. a. Moses, b. Joshua, c. Miriam, d. Aaron.

  4. I prayed to God to open the eyes of his servant to see horses and chariots of fire and to strike the enemy with blindness. What is my name? II Kings 6:15-19. a. Elijah, b. Isaiah, c. Jeremiah, d. Elisha, e. None of the above.

  5. In defeating the Syrians God performed a miracle involving horses. What was the miracle? II Kings 7:5-7. a. A single horse was used to defeat the enemy, b. God caused the Syrians to hear the sound of horses and they were filled with fear, c. All the horses owned by the Syrians died as a result of a plague, d. The Syrian horses all ran away.

  6. When I died after a plot by my own nation my body was brought to Jerusalem on horses and there I was buried. What is my name? II Kings 14:19-20. a. David, b. Solomon, c. Jeroboam, d. Amaziah.

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AUTHOR: Jerry Finch
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