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Lesson4: Faithful Living, Falling from Grace, Erring Disciples

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Conversion, Salvation, Forgiveness - Free Online Bible Study Course: Lesson 4. Faithful living: The danger of apostasy or falling from grace; forgiveness for erring children of God: repentance and prayer.

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Conversion from Sin

Quiz on Lesson #4: Living a Faithful Life

*1* What must one do to receive the crown of life? Answer: One must be unto (or until) death.

*2* What does Paul say about the idea that we can continue in sin since we are under grace (v12)? Answer: Do not let reign in your body that you should obey it.

*3* Instead of serving sin, what have we become (v18)? Answer: Having been set free from sin, we became .

*4* What should we do with our bodies? Answer: Each convert should present his body as a to God.

*5,6* What should be our primary goal in life? Answer: We should seek first God's  and .

*7,8* To be a follower of Jesus, what must one do? Answer: He must himself and take up and follow Jesus.

*9* What kind of work does God expect? Answer: We should be steadfast, immoveable, always abounding in .

*10,11* How does Peter describe people who escape sin but go back to it? Answer: Their latter end (last state) is than the beginning, and they are like a dog that .

*12,13* What happens to a disciple who does not abide in Jesus and does not bear fruit? Answer: He is like a branch and is withered and is thrown into .

*14* If we say we have no sin, what is our condition? Answer: We ourselves and the truth is not in us.

*15* What must we do to be forgiven? Answer: If we He is faithful and just to forgive us and cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

*16,17* After Simon had been converted (vv 12,13), he sinned again. What was he told to do to be forgiven? Answer: He was told to of his wickedness and .

*18* What did Jesus teach us here to pray? Answer: We should ask God to like we forgive those who sin against us.

*19* How was this tax collector justified of his sins? Answer: He prayed, "God be merciful to me a ."

*20* How did these people learn what God required of them? Answer: They searched (examined) daily with hearts willing to accept it.

*21,22* How diligently does the godly man study God's word? Answer: Because he delights in God's law, he meditates on it and .

*23* Why did the writer want to learn God's word? Answer: He hid (laid up, treasured) God's word in that he might not sin against God.

*24* How diligently did these early converts pray? Answer: They continued (continually) in prayer, etc.

*25,26* What should we do instead of worrying? Answer: We should let our be made known to God by prayer and supplication with .

*27* Why should we pray to God? Answer: We should cast our cares on Him because for us.

*28,29* What is the purpose of the Lord's Supper? Jesus said the bread is His and the cup is the new testament in His , which we eat and drink in remembrance of Him. 

*30* How should the church obtain financial income? Answer: Each local church should take up a collection on the day of the week.

*31* What other purpose did this church accomplish in its meetings? Answer: When the church assembled together, many people (considerable numbers) were .

*32-35* For each verse, tell what group of people is instructed to treat other people properly. Answers: V18 - ; V19 - ; V20 - ; V21 - .

*36* To whom should we submit according to this passage? Answer: We should be subject to .

*37* After learning about Jesus, what did Philip do? Answer: He found and urged him to come and see Jesus. 

*38* When the early Christians were scattered by persecution, what did they do? Answer: They went everywhere .

*39,40* What does God's grace teach us to do? Answer: It teaches us to deny and but live sober, righteous, godly lives.

*41* What can we know about those who practice these works of the flesh? Answer: They will not .

*42* After one is baptized, what should he be taught to do? Answer: He should be taught to observe .

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Have you been living a faithful life in God's service, or do you have sins in your life that you need to correct?

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