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Lesson2: Bible Study - Importance and Methods, Authority, Inspiration

Free Online Bible Study Lessons about growing as a disciple of ChristFollowing Jesus Free Online Bible Study Course A, Lesson 2: The importance of Bible study,  authority and inspiration of Scripture, commands, examples, and inferences; proper attitudes and methods

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How to Study the Bible -- Part 1

Quiz on Following Jesus -- Course A, Lesson #2

*1&2* What was Joshua told to do so he could succeed in God's work? Answer: He was to on God's law day and .

*3&4* What do Christians need, and why do they need it? Answer: We should desire the spiritual of God's word so by it we can to salvation.

*5* Why were God's people destroyed? (a) they studied too hard, (b) they lacked knowledge, (c) they didn't pray to Mary, (d) all the preceding. Answer: .

*6&7* How did the Bereans distinguish truth from error? Answer: They searched the . How often? .

*8* What must parents do so they can teach their children? (a) have God's word in their hearts, (b) attend a seminary, (c) see visions. Answer: .

*9* What should Christians become? What problem did these have? Answer: Christians ought to become , but these needed to be taught again themselves.

*10&11* What will we do if we delight in God's word? (Cf. Psalm 19:7-11.) Answer: We will on God's law day and .

*12* If we love God, what will we do? (a) say the rosary, (b) sing in the choir, (c) keep God's commands, (d) practice celibacy. Answer: .

*13* How can we be filled with righteousness? (a) hunger and thirst for it, (b) work miracles, (c) confess to the priest, (d) it doesn't matter. Answer: .

*14&15* Why did some misunderstand truth? Answer: Their hearts had become (or waxed) and their eyes were .

*16* What is the source of Scripture? (a) people thought it up, (b) it came on golden plates, (c) Mohammed wrote it, (d) it is God's word. Answer: .

*17&18* What was the origin of the gospel Paul preached? Answer: He received it by from .

*19* How did inspired men know what to speak? (a) they chose the words, (b) they spoke their own ideas, (c) the Spirit gave them the words. Answer: .

*20&21* What would God do for this inspired prophet? Answer: God put His in the prophet's .

*22* What can we know about God's precepts? Answer: All God's precepts are .

*23* What can God not do? (a) He can't predict the future, (b) He can't lie, (c) He can't live forever, (d) He can't do miracles. Answer: .

*24* What did Jesus expect the multitudes to do? Answer: The multitudes were to hear Jesus and .

*25* For what are the Scriptures profitable? (a) teaching, (b) reproof, (c) instruction in righteousness, (d) all the preceding. Answer: .

*26&27* What did Jesus do to the first and second wills (covenants)? Answer: He the first and established the .

*28* What is our condition if we try to be justified by the old law today? (a) we fall from grace, (b) God is pleased, (c) it does not matter. Answer: .

*29* Would we understand these events without the Old Testament? Answer ("yes" or "no.") .

*30* What principle can we learn from the Old Testament? (a) we should keep the sabbath, (b) all men sin, (c) we inherit Adam's sin. Answer: .

*31* Why should we appreciate Jesus' New Testament sacrifice? Answer: Because animal sacrifices could not take away .

*32* What did Paul write down? Answer: Paul wrote the of the Lord.

*33* Who left us an example to follow? (a) the Pope, (b) Mohammed, (c) Buddha, (d) Christ, (e) all the preceding. Answer: .

*34* How should we use Paul's example? (a) ignore it, (b) follow it as our example, (c) we may consider it but we don't have to follow it. Answer: .

*35* How did Paul demonstrate that Jesus is the Christ? Answer: He reasoned from the .

*36* By referring to God's marriage plan in Gen. 2, what conclusion did Jesus reach about divorce? Answer: What God has let not man separate.

*37* How much truth did the Holy Spirit reveal to the apostles? Answer: The Spirit revealed truth to the original apostles.

*38* What had God's power granted to people in Peter's day? (a) some truth, (b) all things pertaining to life and godliness, (c) a promise that new truths would be revealed later. Answer: .

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*39* How important is Bible study in your life?

*40* Do you agree that the Bible teaches by examples and reasoning to necessary conclusions as well as by commands and direct statements?

*41* Do you accept the Bible as the perfect, complete, and understandable revelation of God's will?

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