The National Bible Quiz was conducted last Friday, February 12, 2016 at the Unilab Bayanihan Center, MK Tan Hall, Pioneer, Mandaluyong City. It was attended by the following schools —

  • Leaders International Christian School (NCR)
  • St. Stephen’s High School (NCR)
  • Blue Ridge Christian Academy (NCR)
  • Cosmopolitan Christian School (Visayas)
  • Faith Christian School (Luzon)
  • Tarlac Living Faith Academy (Luzon)
  • Iloilo King of Glory Christian Academy (Visayas)
  • Philippine Christian Gospel School (Visayas)
  • Victory Christian International School (NCR)

The Quiz was divided into three categories —

  • Category 1 for Grades 5 & 6 on Genesis & Exodus
  • Category 2 for Grades 7 to 9 on Joshua, Judges, & Ruth
  • Category 3 for Grades 10 to 12 (HS 3 & 4) on Job, Psalms, & Proverbs

article-photo_jonathan-escobidoThe event started with a Praise and  Worship led by Rev. Francis Donayre and Ms. Rea Joy Lumawan, both from the Christian Education Area of Jubilee Christian Academy, Quezon City, after which Rev. Donayre led the Opening Prayer.  The event was graced by the Associate Pastor of Day by Day Christian Ministries, Pastor Jonathan I. Escobido, who reiterated to all the participants that they should be DOERS of the Word. The Bible needs to transform and bless anyone who reads it.  He emphasized that all the students were already winners but they could be champions if they live out the teachings in the Bible.

The contest commenced with a Preliminary written round. The scores of all the three team members of a School were summed up to qualify for the Final Round. The team members of the top five schools competed in the Final Round with a quiz bee format. The following emerged as winners in each of the categories —

 

Category 1
Tarlac Living Faith Academy –  First Place
Philippine Christian Gospel School – Second Place
Cosmopolitan Christian School – Third Place

Category 2
Faith Christian School – First Place
Philippine Christian Gospel School – Second Place
Tarlac Living Faith Academy – Third Place

Category 3
Philippine Christian Gospel School – First Place
Iloilo King of Glory Christian Academy- Second Place
Tarlac Living Faith Academy – Third Place

Gold, silver, and bronze medals were awarded to the First, Second, and Third placers. Schools of the winning teams were given cash prizes. Books from OMF Literature, New Testament Bibles from The Generics Pharmacy, certificates of participation to all contestants, certificates of appreciation to all participating schools were presented as well. All prizes and take aways were brought about by the generosity of the special benefactors and organizations that sponsored the event.

To GOD be all the glory and the praise and the thanksgiving for the conduct of the Bible Quiz. May everyone find comfort, peace, and joy in meditating upon God’s Word all the time.

Ps119:72 “The law from your mouth is more precious to me than thousands of pieces of silver and gold.”


2015 Bible Quiz Photos

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