Here are the mystery contest questions and answers. The first five people to answer these questions correctly won a $10 Starbucks gift-card, no strings attached:
1. Please share a scripture that actually depicts the concept of zombies. That’s right, I said it zombies. Did you know the concept although twisted and distorted, in modern day movies and media came from the Bible? Now find it!
Answer:”This will be the plague the Lord strikes all people with who warred against Jerusalem: their flesh shall rot while they are still on their feet; their eyes shall rot in their sockets, and their tongues shall rot in their mouths.” (Zechariah 14:12)
There are also other references to zombie-like concepts in the Bible as illustrated below: (These references are from the 2016 KJV Bible online).
Thy dead [men] shall live, [together with] my dead body shall they arise. Awake and sing, ye that dwell in dust: for thy dew [is as] the dew of herbs, and the earth shall cast out the dead.(Isaiah 26:19-20)
But the rest of the dead lived not again until the thousand years were finished. This [is] the first resurrection. (Rev. 20:5)
And, behold, the veil of the temple was rent in twain from the top to the bottom; and the earth did quake, and the rocks rent; And the graves were opened; and many bodies of the saints which slept arose…(Matt. 27:51-53)
And in those days shall men seek death, and shall not find it; and shall desire to die, and death shall flee from them.(Rev. 9:6)
So I prophesied as I was commanded: and as I prophesied, there was a noise, and behold a shaking, and the bones came together, bone to his bone.(Ezekiel 37:7-10)
Behold, I shew you a mystery; We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed… (1 Cor. 15:51-53)
And many of them that sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame [and] everlasting contempt.(Daniel 12:2)
Therefore we are buried with him by baptism into death: that like as Christ was raised up from the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in newness of life.(Romans 6:4)
And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that all the world should be taxed… (Luke 2:1-52)