Wednesday, July 31, 2013


1. Sentence completion: What line follows this one in the Lord's Prayer? "And for give us our debts..."

2. The Lord's Prayer ends in this way: For Yours is..."

3. Question: Jesus  disciples are to pray for God's will to be done where, as it is in heaven?

1. "As we forgive our debtors" (Matt. 6:12). Enjoyment of the forgiveness God gives His children depends on those children forgiving all those who offend them.
2. "The kingdom and the power and the glory forever" (Matt. 6:13).
3. On earth (Matt. 6:10).

Tuesday, July 30, 2013


1.Multiple choice: Why, according to Jesus , do the hypocrites love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the street corners? (a) That  they may be seen by men; (b) that God might overlook their hypocrisy; or (c) that prayers might continually rise to God.

2. Question: In the Lord's Prayer, what is God asked to give?

3. Sentence completion: What line follows this one in the Lords Prayer? "Our Father in heaven..."

1. (a) That they may be seen by men (Matt. 6:5)
2. Our daily bread (Matt. 6:11), representing the basic needs of the day.
3. " Hallowed  be Your name" (Matt. 6:9). The first expression of the Lord's disciple should be desire for the sanctity of the name of the Father.

Monday, July 29, 2013


1. Fill in the blanks: "When you do a charitable deed, do not let your ---------- ---------- know what you ---------- ---------- is doing".

2. True or false? Jesus taught that we should do our charitable deeds in secret and that our Father would reward us in secret.

3. True or false? Jesus taught us to pray so that God can know what we have need of.

1. "Left hand...Right hand". (Matt. 6:3). This is an exaggerated way of saying that a charitable deed should be between the doer and God alone.
2. False. He will reward openly (Matt. 6:4).
3. False. He knows our needs before we ask (Matt. 6:8).

Sunday, July 28, 2013

Gospels- Instruction

1. Fill in the blanks: Jesus said, " ----------- your enemies, ---------- those who  curse you."

2. Sentence completion: When Jesus  called Simon and Andrew to be disciples, He said, "Follow Me, and..."

3. Sentence Completion: Jesus said, "You shall be perfect, just as..."

1. "Love...bless" (Matt. 5:44).
2. "I will make you fishers of men" (Matt. 4:18, 19). They had been fishermen all their lives, so this figure for bringing men into the kingdom of God was vivid to them.
3. "Your Father in heaven is perfect" (Matt 5:48).

Saturday, July 27, 2013

Gospels - Instruction

Sentence completion:
1. "You have heard that it was said, 'An eye for an eye and...' '
2. Jesus said ,  "Whoever slaps you on your right cheek..."
3. Jesus said, "Whoever compels you to go one mile..."
1. "A tooth for a tooth" (Matt. 5:38). Mosaic legislation had a certain uncompromising return of the crime upon the head of the offender. Jesus  did not want anyone to interpret this as meaning that a spirit of retaliation and revenge is what the Law was about.
2. "Turn the other to him also" (Matt. 5:39). Jesus  contrasted this to the attitude of "an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth" (v. 38).
3. "Go with him two"  (Matt. 5:41).  Paul captured  the spirit of this advice in the statement, "Do  not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good" (Rom. 12:21).

Friday, July 26, 2013


1. True or false? : The Old Testament legislation was more restrictive about divorce then Jesus was.

2. Multiple choice: Jesus said not to swear by God's throne.  What did He identify as God's throne?
(a) The earth; (b) Jerusalem; or (c) heaven.

3. Fill in the blanks: Jesus  said, "Let  your' ----------- ' be' -----------', and your' ----------,' ' ---------.' For whatever is more than these is from the evil one."

1. False (Deut. 24:1-4; Matt. 5:31,32).
2. (c) Heaven (Matt.5:34)
3. "Yes...'Yes'...'No'...'No'" (Matt 5:37).

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Gospels -Instruction

1. Question: In the Sermon on the Mount, what did Jesus say to do if your right eye causes you to sin?

2. What should a person do who comes to worship and remembers that his brother has something against him?

3. Fill in the blanks:  Jesus  said, "It  is more profitable for you that one of your members perish, than for your whole ----------- to be cast into ----------."

1. "Pluck it out and cast it from you" (Matt. 5:29). Sin must be rooted out of one's life ruthlessly. Jesus hyperbolic statement stresses the seriousness of the issue.
2. Leave his gift, go, and be reconciled  to his brother (Matt. 5:23,24). Then he should return and worship because then his worship will be received by God gladly.
3. "Body...Hell" (Matt 5:30).  One should not cling to sin and thereby suffer eternal loss.

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Gospels -Instruction

1. Fill in the blanks: "One ----------- or one ------------- will by no means pass from the law till all is fulfilled"

2. Sentence completion: " Let your light so shine before men, that..."

3. Question: In the Sermon on the Mount, what did Jesus equate with murder?

1. "Jot... tittle" (Matt. 5:18). The "jot" was the smallest letter of the Hebrew alphabet, and the "tittle" was a small mark which distinguished one letter from a similar one.
2. "They may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven" (Matt.5:16)
3. Being angry with one's brother without cause (Matt. 5:21,22).

Tuesday, July 23, 2013


Fill in the blanks: " You are the ----------- of the earth; but if the --------- loses its ---------, how shall it be seasoned?"

Sentence completion: " You are the light of the world. A city..."

3. Fill in the blanks "Do not think that I came to destroy the --------- or the ---------. I did not come to destroy but to ---------- ."

1. "Salt... salt... flavor" (Matt. 5:13)
2. "That is set on a hill cannot be hidden" (Matt 5:14)
3. "Law...Prophets...fulfill" (Matt. 5:17)

Monday, July 22, 2013


Sentence Completion
1. "Blessed are the pure in heart..."
2. "Blessed are the peacemakers..."
3. "Blessed are those who are persecuted  for righteousness sake..."
1. "For they shall see God" (Matt. 5:8)
2. "For  they shall be called sons of God" (Matt. 5:9) The Son of God came to make peace between His Father and sinful men. All peacemakers follow in His  steps.
3. "For theirs is the kingdom of heaven" (Matt. 5:10) The righteous man fulfills the key requirement of the Sermon on the Mount. "Except your righteousness exceeds the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, you will by no means enter the kingdom of heaven" (v. 20).

Sunday, July 21, 2013

Gospels -Instruction

1. Sentence completion: "Blessed are the meek..."

2." Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness..."

3. "Blessed are the merciful..."

1. "For they shall be filled"  (Matt. 5:5). Meekness is not weakness. It is strength at the service of gentleness. The earth needs the meek: the world is not worthy of them.
2. "For they shall be filled " (Matt. 5:6) Most  appetites will lead one astray when they are intense, but this leads to satisfaction.
3. "For they shall obtain mercy" (Matt. 5:7). from both God  and man.

Saturday, July 20, 2013

Gospels -Instruction

1.Question: What chapters of Matthew include the Sermon on the Mount?

2. Sentence completion: "Blessed are the poor in spirit..."

3. Sentence completion: "Blessed are those who mourn..."

1. Matthew 5-7
2. "For theirs is the kingdom of heaven" (Matt. 5:3)
3. "For they shall be comforted" (Matt. 5:4)

Friday, July 19, 2013


1. Question: After coming over Jesus  at His  baptism, what did the Holy Spirit lead Jesus to do?

2. Sentence completion: "Man  shall not live by bread alone,..."

3. Multiple choice: Who ministered to Jesus  after Satan left Him at the end of the wilderness temptation? (a) The Holy Spirit; (b) the disciples; or (c) angels.

1. The Spirit led Jesus  into the wilderness to be tempted by the Devil (Matt.4:1).
2. "But by every word that proceeds from the mouth of God" (Matt. 4:4). or , "But by every word of God" (Luke 4:4).
3. (c) Angels (Matt. 4:11).

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Gospels Instruction

1. Question: What was the main response John the Baptist desired in the hearts of those who heard his message?

2. True or false? John the Baptist taught that the Messiah would baptize with water and the Holy Spirit.

3. Fill in the blanks: John the Baptist said, "Every tree which does not bear good --------- is cut down and thrown into the ---------."

1. Repentance (Matt. 3:2), the necessary personal response to prepare for the kingdom of God.
2. False. Holy Spirit and fire (Matt. 3:11).
3. "" (Matt. 3:10). He said this to warn his Jewish audience not to trust their ancestry to make them acceptable to God. Each of them stood accountable for himself.

Wednesday, July 17, 2013


1. Multiple choice: According to Matthew, how many generations were in each of the eras from Abraham to David, from David to the captivity, and from the captivity to Christ? (a) 7; (b) 666; (c) 14.

2. True or false? Matthew  traces the genealogy of Jesus  to Abraham, and Luke traces His  genealogy to Adam, the son of God.

3. Question: What did Jesus say He should do  to "fulfill all righteousness"?
1. (c) 14 (Matt. 1:17)

2. (Matt. 1:1 Luke 3:23-38). Matthew's interest was in Jesus as the fulfillment of the messianic prophecies of the Jews, and Luke 's interest was in Jesus as the Savior of mankind.
3. He should be baptized by John the Baptist (Matt. 3:13, 15).

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Doctrine of Love

1. Yet I hold this against you. You have forsaken your first love.

2. Those whom I love I rebuke and discipline. So be earnest, and repent.

3. They overcome him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of testimony; they did not love their lives so much as to shrink from death.

1. Revelation 2:4 (The Church in Ephesus)
2. Revelation 3:19. (To the Church in Laodicea)
3. Revelation 12:11) (The Woman and the Dragon)

Monday, July 15, 2013

Doctrine of Love

12:These men are blemishes at your  love feasts, eating with you without the slightest qualm-shepherds who feed only themselves. They are clouds without rain, blown along by the wind; autumn trees, without fruit and uprooted --twice dead. 13:  They are wild waves of the sea, foaming up their shame; wandering stars, for whom blackest darkness has been reserved forever.

20: But you, dear friends, build yourselves up in your most holy faith and pray in the Holy Spirit. 21: Keep yourselves in God's love as you wait for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ to bring you to eternal life.

Jude 1:12, 13 ( The Sin and Doom of Godless Men)
Jude 1:20,21 (A Call To Persevere)

Sunday, July 14, 2013

Doctrine of Love

4: It has given me great joy to find some of your children walking in the truth, just as the Father commanded us. 5: And now, dear lady , I am not writing you a new command but one we have had from the beginning, I ask that we love one another. 6: And this is love; that we walk in obedience to his commands. As you have heard from the beginning, his command is that you walk in love.
2 John 1: 4,5,6
(The Elder)

Friday, July 12, 2013

Doctrine of Love

1: Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ is born of God, and everyone who loves the father loves his child as well.

2: This is how we know that we love the children of God; by loving God and carring out his commands.

3:This is love for God ; to obey his commands. And his commands are not burdensome, 4: for everyone born of God overcomes the world. This is the victory that has overcome the world, even our faith.
1 John 5:1, 2, 3, 4
( Faith in the Son of God)

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Doctrine of Love

16: And  so we know and rely on the love God has for us.  God is love. Who ever lives in
love lives in God, and God in him.
 17: In this way, love is made complete among us so that we will have confidence on the day of judgment, because in this world  we are like him.
18: There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do  with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love.
 19: We love because he first loved  us.
 20: If any one says, "I love God." yet hates his brother, he is a liar. For anyone who does not love his brother, whom he has seen, cannot love God, whom he has not seen.
 21: And he has given us this command; Whoever loves God must also love his brother.
1 John 4:16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
(God's Love and Ours)

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Doctrine of Love

1. This is --------: not that we  ---------- God, but that he ---------- us and sent his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins.

2. Dear friends, since God so --------- us, we also ought to -------- one another.

3. No  one has ever seen God; but if we --------- one another, God lives in us and his --------- is made complete in us.

1. Love, loved, loved, (1 John 4:10)
2. Loved , love (1 John 4:11)
3. Love, love (1 John 4:12)
God's Love and Ours

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Doctrine of Love

1. And  this is his command: to believe in the name of his Son, Jesus Christ, and to --------- one another as he commanded.

2. Dear friends, let us --------- one another, for --------- comes from God. Everyone who -------- has been born of God and knows God. Whoever does not --------- does not know God, because God is

3. This is how God showed his --------- among us:  He sent his one and only Son  into the world that we might live through him.

1. Love (1 John 3:23) Love  One Another
2. Love, love, loves, love, love (1 John 4:7,8) God's Love and Ours
3. Love (1 John 4:9) God's Love and Ours