The fourth annual Bible Bee kicked off Wednesday in Sevierville, Tenn., where 300 qualifiers from across the U.S. began competing in events designed to test their knowledge of the Scriptures. The books that will be focused on throughout this year's competition are 1 and 2 Timothy – letters written by the Apostle Paul to Timothy, a young pastor in Ephesus.
At the local level,contestants had thoroughly studied 2 Timothy and memorized at least 25 Bible Memory passages. Children in each age division – primary, junior and senior – at the national challenge are also responsible for having thoroughly studied 1 Timothy and having memorized several hundred additional verses from throughout both the Old and New Testaments.
Friday, November 23, 2012
BIBLE NEWS: 2012 National Bible Bee
It is good to remember that our system of Bible Quizzing and memorization isn't the only one. Recently, the 2012 National Bible Bee kicked off and hundreds of kids & teens came out to compete in learning scripture!