Our Children in Our History

The following is taken from the June 1889 Advocate and presents questions for children "eight years of age and under" to answer. How would these topics and questions compare to a course of study for children of comparable age today?

The Christadelphian Advocate

Vol. 5 - - JUNE, 1889 - - NO. 6

THE CHILDREN'S PRIZES

According to notice given in the November ADVOCATE, the papers of the children who have followed the outline of study for the year, will be received by either of the undersigned, no later than July 15, 1889...Those under eight need only answer the ten questions here given, which may or may not be in their own hand writing, providing the language is their own.

QUESTIONS FOR CHILDREN EIGHT YEARS OF AGE AND UNDER

  1. -- Name the four Evangelists.

  2. -- Mention one passage in the Old Testament quoted by Christ.

  3. -- Which is the first and great commandment?

  4. -- Why is man mortal?

  5. -- How may he obtain immortality?

  6. -- Why did Abraham leave his father's house and the gods of his people?

  7. -- Where is Palestine?

  8. -- Who were the Jews?

  9. -- Who were the first three kings of the Jews?

  10. -- Quote three passages that point to the restoration of the Jews.