Friday, October 21, 2016

Answer 1: They were schooled in wisdom and logic.

Answer 2: They considered the Hebrews to be foreigners.

Answer 3: They were fixed on the idea of many gods.

Answer 4: They made a lot of money from selling idols and tokens of the Greek gods.

Answer 1: Through the Spirit.

Answer 2: Through our minds.

Answer 3: Through our hearts.

Answer 4: Through television programs.

Answer 1: Through our spirit.

Answer 2: Through what we hear.

Answer 3: Through the wisdom of our minds.

Answer 4: Through our heart.

Answer 1: The interpretation of spiritual truths into words.

Answer 2: The thoughts of a humble servant of God.

Answer 3: The product of much prayer.

Answer 4: A mission given to him by God, to continue the work of Christ after His ascension.

Answer 1: The Holy Saints of God.

Answer 2: God the Father.

Answer 3: Jesus.

Answer 4: The Holy Spirit.

Answer 1: Gardeners.

Answer 2: Shepherds.

Answer 3: Saints.

Answer 4: Christ.

Answer 1: It was the result of people living in the flesh, rather than in the spirit.

Answer 2: It was to be expected, due to differences in language and culture.

Answer 3: Such divisions must turn away from their leaders and follow Paul.

Answer 4: They might worship separately but must remember and show their love for those in other denominations

Answer 1: Paul, in 1 Corinthians.

Answer 2: John, in the Gospel of John.

Answer 3: Peter, in 2 Peter.

Answer 4: Jack Lalanne, on the Today Show

Answer 1: Our lives, made of materials that will not perish in fire.

Answer 2: A church of living stone that will withstand wind, rain and earthquake.

Answer 3: A house for the children of God, built by His Word.

Answer 4: A city upon a hill, shining before all the people of earth.

Answer 1: Exodus.

Answer 2: Leviticus.

Answer 3: Numbers.

Answer 4: 2 Kings.

Answer 1: By becoming fools.

Answer 2: By constant study and prayer.

Answer 3: By listening to Cephas (Peter) and Apollos.

Answer 4: By focusing our attention somewhere other than our own lives.

Answer 1: Ecclesiastes.

Answer 2: Job.

Answer 3: Revelation.

Answer 4: Song of Solomon.

Answer 1: By showing that boasting is contrary to salvation.

Answer 2: By showing that Christ forbade boasting in His name.

Answer 3: By comparing pride to overeating (gluttony).

Answer 4: By focusing on the habits of idolatrous Gentiles.

Answer 1: We should not judge ourselves.

Answer 2: The life of Christ.

Answer 3: The apostles, who were living their lives to spread the word of Christ.

Answer 4: Those who had died for their faith.

Answer 1: Paul.

Answer 2: Peter.

Answer 3: John.

Answer 4: Rick Steves.

Answer 1: The apostles.

Answer 2: Publicans.

Answer 3: Hypocrites.

Answer 4: People who are like he once was, tracking down Christians to arrest them.

Answer 1: Expel him from the church and let his flesh destroy him.

Answer 2: Forgive him without any qualifications.

Answer 3: Forgive him but counsel him about his behavior.

Answer 4: Demand that he repent and cease his conduct.

Answer 1: Sexual immorality.

Answer 2: Gnostic heresies.

Answer 3: Widespread murder by Roman authorities.

Answer 4: Refusal of Jewish Christians to accept Gentiles.

Answer 1: Fishers of men.

Answer 2: Worthy of God.

Answer 3: My disciples.

Answer 4: Rich and happy.

Answer 1: Ceasing.

Answer 2: Written prayers.

Answer 3: Expectation of reward.

Answer 4: Your eyes shut.

Answer 1: Charity (love)

Answer 2: A true friend.

Answer 3: Kindness.

Answer 4: Thanksgiving.

Answer 1: Abel.

Answer 2: Isaac.

Answer 3: Jacob.

Answer 4: Daniel.

Answer 1: Leaven for bread.

Answer 2: A noisy wind.

Answer 3: A ripe grape without sugar.

Answer 4: The babbling of a fool

Answer 1: Take their dispute to be settled by their church.

Answer 2: Take their dispute to a civil court, for it was beneath the church to consider it.

Answer 3: Pray until they dropped their dispute and reconciled.

Answer 4: Talk to one another until they settled the issue.

Answer 1: Expel them from the church.

Answer 2: Have a group of elders confront them.

Answer 3: Counsel and teach them until they repent.

Answer 4: Ignore them, for the influence of the church will prevail against their sin.

Answer 1: The leaven in old bread.

Answer 2: A stone in the hoof of a donkey.

Answer 3: A heavy garment in hot weather.

Answer 4: The bleating of a goat.

Answer 1: Something said by church members who are unwilling to abandon the sin of gluttony.

Answer 2: The natural and proper use of the human body.

Answer 3: He used this phrase as a metaphor to compare earthly pleasures with the love of God.

Answer 4: He was comparing righteous pleasures to sinful ones.

Answer 1: Let the nonbelieving spouse decide whether or not they should stay married.

Answer 2: Separate from the nonbelieving spouse and remain chaste.

Answer 3: Separate from the nonbelieving spouse, and either remain chaste or remarry to a Christian.

Answer 4: Hold the marriage together in the hope of bringing the spouse to Christ.

Answer 1: It is his duty to satisfy her sexually.

Answer 2: He should send her to a deacon or church elder for instruction on lust.

Answer 3: He should talk to her about the sin of lust himself.

Answer 4: He should pray to the Holy Spirit that she might be made holy.

Answer 1: Either stay single or, if her passion is strong, remarry.

Answer 2: She should marry a Christian man who wants a wife.

Answer 3: She should stay single so that she can devote her time and energy to Christ.

Answer 4: She may sleep with another single Christian, but not marry.

Answer 1: To accept who we are.

Answer 2: To make some extra money, so that we might help the poor.

Answer 3: To liberate ourselves from oppression.

Answer 4: To educate ourselves for a better life.

Answer 1: Paul did not consider marriage (or sex between spouses) sinful at all.

Answer 2: Because it takes time away from service of Christ.

Answer 3: Because it makes life more troublesome.

Answer 4: Because we should consider ourselves married to Jesus.

Answer 1: Russian Orthodox.

Answer 2: Catholic.

Answer 3: Latter Day Saints (Mormon).

Answer 4: Southern Baptist.

Answer 1: Because others might think that he believes the meat is special.

Answer 2: Because Christians should have nothing to do with idols.

Answer 3: Because the meat is tainted with sin.

Answer 4: Because he should not be associating with people who serve such meat in the first place.

Answer 1: He was being slandered by false teachers.

Answer 2: He was having trouble being taken seriously by several important church leaders.

Answer 3: He was writing primarily to people who had never met him.

Answer 4: He needed to make a record of his work, to help others establish churches in southern Greece.

Answer 1: 1 Corinthians.

Answer 2: Philippians.

Answer 3: Romans.

Answer 4: 2 Timothy.

Answer 1: Because he felt compelled to do it and would be miserable if he did not.

Answer 2: Because Christ has ordered him to do it.

Answer 3: Because God would reward him for his service.

Answer 4: Because he had been chosen by the Council of Jerusalem as there missionary to Anatolia and Greece.

Answer 1: The Corinthian games.

Answer 2: The festival at the Temple of Apollo.

Answer 3: The Battle of Samarthrace.

Answer 4: The conquest of Corinth by Alexander the Great.

Answer 1: The Hebrews in Exodus.

Answer 2: The seeds that were sown among thistles.

Answer 3: The Pharisees who judged Jesus.

Answer 4: The people of Sodom.

Answer 1: 23,000

Answer 2: 24,000

Answer 3: 50,000

Answer 4: 1,100

Answer 1: None. There is no temptation we cannot resist.

Answer 2: When we are tired.

Answer 3: When it is a weakness we are born with.

Answer 4: When we are in the company of sinners.

Answer 1: Idolatry.

Answer 2: Greed.

Answer 3: Pride.

Answer 4: Anger.

Answer 1: Idolatry.

Answer 2: Adultery.

Answer 3: Eating unclean food.

Answer 4: Greed.

Answer 1: Not all things are helpful.

Answer 2: Not all things are right.

Answer 3: Not all things please God.

Answer 4: Not all things are from the Spirit.

Answer 1: Women should cover their heads, but men should not.

Answer 2: Men should cover their heads, but women should not.

Answer 3: Both men and women should cover their heads.

Answer 4: Nobody needs to cover their head, for that was part of the law of Moses and no longer is required.

Answer 1: All of these.

Answer 2: Because beautiful hair is a glory to a woman.

Answer 3: Because a man with feminine hair is a disgrace.

Answer 4: To avoid contention.

Answer 1: People would get drunk.

Answer 2: People would fight over Jewish dietary laws.

Answer 3: There were different opinions about transubstantiation.

Answer 4: Poor people were told to stand outside.

Answer 1: The church of Corinth was filled with divisions and quibbling.

Answer 2: The Corinthians had misunderstood the Holy Spirit.

Answer 3: Many Corinthians were insisting that church members be circumcised.

Answer 4: The church had asked Paul to return to Corinth to lead the church himself.

From what epistle do these words, often used in communion services, come?

Answer 1: 1 Corinthians.

Answer 2: 1 John.

Answer 3: Hebrews.

Answer 4: Romans.

Answer 1: They were guilty of killing Jesus.

Answer 2: They were adulterers of the Spirit.

Answer 3: They were indulging themselves as if at a Roman orgy.

Answer 4: They were walking on the corpse of Christ.

Answer 1: We bring judgment on ourselves.

Answer 2: It has no more significance than eating a fig in a market.

Answer 3: We eat and drink to satisfy our bodies, but our souls go hungry.

Answer 4: We disgrace the sacrfice of Christ.

Answer 1: They will say, Jesus is Lord.

Answer 2: They will act with love towards other people.

Answer 3: They will show gifts that they did not have before.

Answer 4: They will speak in tongues.

Answer 1: The Epistles.

Answer 2: The Gospels.

Answer 3: Proverbs.

Answer 4: Psalms,

Answer 1: Converting the unfaithful.

Answer 2: The interpretation of tongues.

Answer 3: The utterance of wisdom.

Answer 4: Healing by the Spirit.

Answer 1: The parts of a human body.

Answer 2: The government of Rome.

Answer 3: The hierarchy of angels.

Answer 4: The parts of a farm.

Answer 1: People with lowly jobs go unnoticed in secular life.

Answer 2: We should wear clothing that does not emphasize our sexuality.

Answer 3: We must be kind to people who have not found Christ.

Answer 4: People do not tend to talk about their sinful conduct.

Answer 1: We are all members of one body.

Answer 2: The dissertation on Christian marriage.

Answer 3: The role of the apostle.

Answer 4: Givng no offence to Jews or Gentiles.

Answer 1: Empty, ineffective speech.

Answer 2: The call to final judgment.

Answer 3: Realization that Christ was the Son of God.

Answer 4: The conversion of Paul.

Answer 1: 1 Corinthians.

Answer 2: Galatians.

Answer 3: Matthew.

Answer 4: Gone with the Wind.

Answer 1: Love is God, and God is love.

Answer 2: Love is patient and kind.

Answer 3: Love does not rejoice at wrongdoing.

Answer 4: Love does not insist on its own way.

Answer 1: Humans can see only an imperfect reflection of God.

Answer 2: We see things like we are wearing sunglasses.

Answer 3: We see life as if we are looking through a tinted window.

Answer 4: We distort reality when we drink wine.

Answer 1: 1 Corinthians.

Answer 2: 1 Timothy.

Answer 3: Mark.

Answer 4: Proverbs.

Answer 1: Charity.

Answer 2: Righteousness.

Answer 3: Chastity.

Answer 4: Prayer.

Answer 1: France.

Answer 2: Italy.

Answer 3: Switzerland.

Answer 4: Austria.

Answer 1: Love.

Answer 2: Hope.

Answer 3: Faith.

Answer 4: Forgiveness.

Answer 1: Prophecy, because it built up the church.

Answer 2: Prophecy, because speaking in tongues was not valid.

Answer 3: Speaking in tongues, because it brought the Holy Spirit into the midst of the group.

Answer 4: Speaking in tongues, because prophecy could be created in the mind.

Answer 1: Make a joyful shout unto the Lord, all ye lands.

Answer 2: The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want.

Answer 3: Blessed are those whose way is blameless, who walk in the law of the Lord!

Answer 4: Blessed is the man who walks not in the way of sinners.

Answer 1: In private prayer.

Answer 2: When the spirit is strong and vibrant.

Answer 3: At the beginning of a worship service.

Answer 4: Inside a church building, so that outsiders will not misunderstand.

Answer 1: Unbelievers would think that the speaker was crazy.

Answer 2: It would drown out other people speaking.

Answer 3: It is too often faked.

Answer 4: It is not an appropriate expression of the Holy Spirit.

Answer 1: People were talking at the same time and church services were chaotic.

Answer 2: Several members insisted that Christ was appearing to them at night.

Answer 3: Jews were refusing to attend worship services with Gentiles.

Answer 4: There was a major division over whether wine or grape juice should be used to celebrate communion.

Answer 1: Be silent.

Answer 2: Sing hymns.

Answer 3: Address the congregation only when asked.

Answer 4: Read from the Bible but not prophesy.

Answer 1: He was the last disciple chosen directly by Christ and received the Word after His resurrection.

Answer 2: He refused to take any money for his work, but supported himself.

Answer 3: He was a sinner when he was called to Christ.

Answer 4: He did not stay in Judea, but traveled vast distances to bring the Word to those all over the world.

Answer 1: Himself.

Answer 2: Peter.

Answer 3: Stephen.

Answer 4: Timothy.

Answer 1: It is wrong and un-Christian to speak in tongues.

Answer 2: There is no resurrection from the dead.

Answer 3: That Christians can do whatever they want, because all their sins will be forgiven.

Answer 4: It is sinful to eat food that has previously been offered as a sacrifice to heathen idols.

Answer 1: Death.

Answer 2: Satan.

Answer 3: Sin.

Answer 4: The antichrist.

Answer 1: Moses.

Answer 2: Abraham.

Answer 3: David.

Answer 4: Solomon.

Answer 1: Epistle.

Answer 2: History.

Answer 3: Gospel.

Answer 4: Wisdom.

Answer 1: Methuselah.

Answer 2: Abraham.

Answer 3: Noah.

Answer 4: Strom Thurmond.

Answer 1: Ecclesiastes.

Answer 2: Acts.

Answer 3: Revelation.

Answer 4: Shakespeare.

Answer 1: A seed from which a plant grows.

Answer 2: An egg that hatches a fowl.

Answer 3: A caterpillar and a moth.

Answer 4: An acorn and an oak tree.

Answer 1: The man of heaven.

Answer 2: We will be invisible.

Answer 3: Angels.

Answer 4: Human beings.

Answer 1: Hosea.

Answer 2: Isaiah.

Answer 3: Micah.

Answer 4: Psalms.

Answer 1: Handel.

Answer 2: Mozart.

Answer 3: Haydn.

Answer 4: Bach.

Answer 1: A sum in accordance with how much one has.

Answer 2: One part in ten.

Answer 3: Nothing - Paul does not concern himself with money.

Answer 4: As much as one can spare.

Answer 1: He was stoned while acting as the Bishop of Ephesus.

Answer 2: He traveled to Rome with Paul, and was thereafter lost to history.

Answer 3: He died of old age in Corinth.

Answer 4: He saided to the west with Stephen and was apparently killed in Spain.

Answer 1: Alexandria.

Answer 2: Rome.

Answer 3: Corinth.

Answer 4: Damascus.

Answer 1: 1 Corinthians.

Answer 2: Gospel of John.

Answer 3: 2 John.

Answer 4: 2 Peter.

Answer 1: Isaiah.

Answer 2: Ezekiel.

Answer 3: Moses.

Answer 4: Jeremiah.

Answer 1: 600 B.C.

Answer 2: 300 B.C.

Answer 3: 120 B.C.

Answer 4: 400 A.D.

Answer 1: King of Babylonia.

Answer 2: One of the three Hebrew children in the fiery furnace.

Answer 3: The pharoah of Egypt who let Moses and the Hebrews free.

Answer 4: A heavy metal band.

Answer 1: A Baptist preacher in England.

Answer 2: A Methodist minister in Massachusetts.

Answer 3: The given name of the only Pope from Great Britain.

Answer 4: The founder and first choirmaster of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.

Answer 1: Faith in God during times when it feels like he has forgotten us.

Answer 2: The wrath of God for those who do not follow His commandments.

Answer 3: The great bounty of God.

Answer 4: The strength of the hand of God, who has made all things.

Answer 1: Those He loves.

Answer 2: Those who wander from the path.

Answer 3: Those who have lost hope.

Answer 4: Those who do not keep His commandments.

Answer 1: Isaiah.

Answer 2: Daniel.

Answer 3: Micah.

Answer 4: Ezekiel.

Answer 1: Christ.

Answer 2: The Pope.

Answer 3: Every one of us.

Answer 4: The Holy Spirit.

Answer 1: Nero.

Answer 2: Caligula.

Answer 3: Augustus.

Answer 4: Tiberius.

Answer 1: Forty days.

Answer 2: Three days.

Answer 3: Three months.

Answer 4: Three weeks.

Answer 1: Man shall not live by bread alone.

Answer 2: Get thee behind me, Satan.

Answer 3: On this rock I will build my church.

Answer 4: I must be about my Fathers business.

Answer 1: Twelve.

Answer 2: Two.

Answer 3: Three.

Answer 4: Seven.

Answer 1: Four.

Answer 2: Three.

Answer 3: Two.

Answer 4: One.