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Lesson3: Bible Study - Truth, Context, Commands, Examples, Inferences

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How to Study the Bible -- Part 2

Quiz on Following Jesus -- Course A, Lesson #3

*1* How do God's thoughts and ways differ from ours? Answer: His thoughts and ways are than ours.

*2* How limited is man's knowledge of his own ways? Answer: It is not in man who walks to direct his own .

*3* What kind of worship is vain? Answer: Worship is vain when we teach as doctrines the commandments of .

*4* What will happen to plants (doctrines) God did not plant? Answer: Plants God did not plant will be .

*5* What does love lead us to do? Answer: If we love Jesus we keep His .

*6&7* How does faith come? Answer: Faith comes by the word of .

*8* How do we show trust in the Lord? Answer: Don't lean on our own but let him direct our paths.

*9&10* What must we do to have God? Answer: We must abide in the of .

*11* What is said of a man who preaches a different gospel? Answer: One who teaches a different gospel is .

*12* What material was Noah told to use to make the ark? Answer: God told Noah to make an ark of .

*13&14* What did Jesus tell the disciples to do here? Answer: He said to into the world and preach the .

*15* How much of Jesus' teaching must we heed? (Cf. Matt. 4:4,7.) Answer: We must hear Jesus in He says.

*16&17* Is God the author of confusion? Answer (yes or no): . Does truth contradict itself? Answer (yes or no): .

*18* Are "elders" (v17) the same or different from "overseers" or bishops (v28)? Answer: Elders are (a) the same as overseers, or (b) different from overseers. .

*19* When the jailer learned all God's will, how urgent was baptism? Answer: He was baptized the same hour of the .

*20* Who says, "There is no God"? Answer: The says there is no God.

*21* What was Abraham told to do? Answer: God told Abraham to offer his son as a .

*22* What promise did Jesus make to the thief? Answer: Jesus said the thief would be with Him in .

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*23* What conclusion do you reach about doctrines or practices that are not authorized in God's word?

*24* Do you believe we must always find a "thou shalt not" in Scripture in order to know a practice is wrong?

*25* How helpful has this lesson been in your understanding of how to study the Bible?

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