What Hymn Describes Your Relationship With God?

RELIGION

Zoe Samuel

5 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

There are lots of ways to manifest one's affection for, fear of or general admiration for God. People can pray, read the Bible, do good works or simply bask in the awesomeness of His creation - which is, after all, pretty darn impressive no matter how exactly it got here. Of course, one of the most popular ways, especially during communal acts of worship, is to sing to God, who notes a number of times in the Bible that such gestures on the part of believers are always welcome.

As a result, there are a great many hymns that are known throughout the English-speaking, Christian world. Some of them are adapted from psalms - most typically Psalm 23 - or poems such as William Blake's "Jerusalem". Others are Middle English "lyrics" that have evolved into their current form. Some are for specific occasions like a saint's day or a festival, or sung at particular events like funerals or weddings. Some of them are very traditional and often sung horribly out of tune in little country churches in deep dark rural England, and others are presented with full orchestration and outstanding professionalism by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.

Your relationship to God is very often summed up very simply in one of these famous religious songs - which means it's time to find out which one encapsulates your personal way of relating to the holiest of holies!

Did you just recently get to know God?

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What's the thing you say to God most often?

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What do you think God wants you to do?

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Do you ever get mad at God?

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What's the main thing you get from God?

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Do you go to church often?

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What word sums up how great it feels to love God?

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What is the thing you wish people understood about your faith?

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What are you moved to do in this life because of your faith?

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Does it bother you that many people don't share your faith?

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Do you think God has a relationship with animals?

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How doubtful are you that you're doing the right thing?

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Is it ever OK to talk back to God?

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Do you ever give up on your goals?

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How much theology do you study?

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Do you take the Bible literally?

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Do you pray often when you are not in church?

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What does fighting for God look like to you?

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Do you think God has ever made an unfair call?

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Do you worry you don't live up to God's expectations?

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Have you ever had faith, lost it, then got it back?

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What evil thing in the world most perplexes you, as a person of faith?

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Do you think God cares who is the president?

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What sign could God send that would make you really happy?

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What's the dumbest thing you've ever prayed for?

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What's the most important thing you've ever prayed for?

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What's the most fun way to show you love God?

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Which public person of faith do you think does the most to drive people away from God?

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What do you think heaven is like?

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What one thing could you do that you think would most disappoint God?

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