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Lesson3: Local Church Responsibilities, Truth, Love, Patience, Forgiveness

Free Online Bible Study Lessons about growing as a disciple of ChristFollowing Jesus Free Online Bible Study Course B, Lesson 3: Local church responsibilities including proper attitudes toward truth, love, patience, forgiveness, unity, faith, obedience

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Work Needed in a Local Church

Quiz on Following Jesus, Course B, Lesson 3

*1* With whom did Peter and John meet to pray? (Cf. 1 Cor. 14:15.) Answer: They met with (the local church).

*2* In what did these converts continue steadfastly? (a) apostles' doctrine, (b) fellowship, (c) breaking of bread, (d) prayer, (e) all of these. Answer: .

*3* For whom should Christians pray? Answer: Pray for all , especially those involved in teaching.

*4,5* What purposes does singing accomplish? Answer: In singing we one another and praise (make melody to) .

*6* How were churches instructed to obtain funds? (a) rummage sales, (b) collections from members, (c) bingo, (d) raffles, (e) all of these. Answer: .

*7* What did the church at Philippi do with some of its funds? Answer: They gave money to support in his work of preaching.

*8,9* Explain the purpose of the bread and the fruit of the vine. Answer: The bread is a memorial to Jesus' and the cup is a memorial to His .

*10* How many Christians should participate in the Lord's supper? (a) all, (b) none, (c) it doesn't matter, (d) all who never commit sin. Answer: .

*11* What should the members do to help one another avoid sin? Answer: Members should one another daily.

*12* What members may need our help? (a) the unruly, (b) the fainthearted, (c) the weak, (d) all the preceding. Answer: .

*13* In what circumstances should we exhort one another? Answer: We exhort one another when we are together.

*14* What should we do for a member overtaken in a trespass? Answer: We should those overtaken in trespasses.

*15* What must we do if we seek to edify other members? Answer: We must be an to the believers.

*16* What did these Christians do? Answer: They went everywhere .

*17* What should faithful men do? (a) leave the teaching to others, (b) just support preachers, (c) learn to teach others, (d) none of these. Answer: .

*18* How did Jesus illustrate the need for gospel teaching? Answer: Jesus said the fields are .

*19* To whom did the Samaritan woman speak about Jesus? Answer: She spoke to the people in the where she lived.

*20,21* Whom did Cornelius bring together to hear the gospel? Answer: He brought his and .

*22-26* Make a list of some of the good works Jesus described here. Answer: We should: give food to the , take in , the naked, the sick, the prisoners.

*27* What principle did the Good Samaritan illustrate? (a) love for a neighbor, (b) selfishness, (c) indifference, (d) all the preceding. Answer: .

*28* For whom did these churches provide? (a) everybody, (b) all needy people, (c) the poor among the saints, (d) no one. Answer: .

*29* If individuals help needy relatives, whom can the church help? Answer: The church cares for those who are .

*30* If we don't help our needy brethren, what does that show? Answer: To not help shows that we lack .

*31* What leaders does God want each church to have? (a) popes, (b) elders, (c) apostles, (d) prophets, (e) all the preceding. Answer: .

*32* How is the work of elders described here? Answer: Being an elder (bishop) is a work.

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*33* Are you actively involved in a faithful local church?

*34* If the Lord came to live with you, would you work more diligently in the church?

*35* Would you like to be more active in teaching others?

*36* List other church works you would like to be more involved in:

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