Saturday, May 31, 2014


1. Question: Are we told in 1 Peter 1 that trials are given to us to test the strength or the genuineness of our faith?

2. Fill in the blank: According to 1 Peter 1, believers are "not -------- with corruptible things, like silver or gold,...but with the precious blood of Christ."

3. Question: If a woman has a husband who does not obey the Word of God, should she attempt to win him primarily by what she says or what she does?

1.The genuineness (1 Peter 1:6,7).

2. "Redeemed" (1 Peter 1:18, 19). To redeem something is to buy it back by payment of a specified price.

3. By what she does (1 Peter 3:1).

Friday, May 30, 2014

General Epistles



1 Peter

(Theme )

Suffering for Christ


Comfort and counsel to those who were being maligned for their faith in Christ.
They are  encouraged to develop an attitude of submission in view of their suffering.

Thursday, May 29, 2014


1. Multiple choice: According to James 4, what is "friendship with the world"? (a) Sin; (b) deceitfulness; or (c) enmity with God.

2. Fill in the blank: " The effective, fervent prayer of a --------- man avails much."

1. (c) Enmity with God (James 4:4).
2. "Righteous" (James 5:16).

Wednesday, May 28, 2014


1. Multiple choice: What thing from God is described as "first pure, then peaceable, gentle,willing to yield, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality and without hypocrisy?"
(a) Wisdom; (b) righteousness; or (c) love.

1. (a) Wisdom (James 3:17).

Tuesday, May 27, 2014


1. Fill in the Blanks: The point of James 2:14-26 is expressed  in verse 26. "For  as the body without  the spirit is dead, so --------- without ---------- is dead also."

2. James states: "No man can tame the --------. It  is an unruly evil, full of deadly poison."

1. "Faith... works" (James 1:26)  Real faith  always becomes visible in actions.

2. "Tongue" (James 3:8).

Monday, May 26, 2014


1. Multiple choice: According to James, what does the testing of our faith produce? (a) Hope; (b) patience; or (c) joy.

2. Fill in the blanks: James gives the logical progression of lust or wrong desire. He states, "When desire has conceived, it gives birth to --------; and ---------, when it is full-grown, brings forth -------."

3. James describes pure and undefiled religion as this: "to visit  ---------- and -------- in their trouble."

1. (b) Patience (James 1:3).
2. "Sin...sin...death" (James 1:15).
3. "Orphans...widows" (James 1:27).

Saturday, May 24, 2014

General Epistles





Faith that Works


A practical catalog of the characteristics of true faith written to exhort James's
Hebrew- Christian readers to examine the reality of their own faith.

Friday, May 23, 2014


1. Multiple choice: "Whom the Lord loves He: (a) Protects; (b) blesses; or (c) Chastens."

2. Sentence completion: "Jesus Christ is the same...."

1. (c) "Chastens" (Heb. 12:6). Chastening is punishment with corrective value.

2. "Yesterday, today, and forever" (Heb. 13:8).

Thursday, May 22, 2014


1. Question: Under the Old Covenant, there was a curtain between the Holy Place and the Holy of Holies. Under the New Covenant, what is seen to be the curtain through which one comes to God?

2. Fill in the blank: According to Hebrews 10, we are to meet together "to stir up --------- and good works."

3. After setting before us so many examples of faith in Hebrews 11, the writer admonishes us, "Let
us lay aside every ---------, and the ---------- which so easily ensnares us,  and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking unto ---------, the ---------- and --------- of our faith."

1. The flesh (or sacrifice) of Jesus Christ (Heb. 10:19,20).
2. "Love" (Heb. 10: 24,25).
3. "" (Heb.12:1,2).

Wednesday, May 21, 2014


(Book )
Superiority of Christ

Tuesday, May 20, 2014


1. Fill in the blank: Speaking of the unchangeable priesthood of Christ, the writer of Hebrews says,
"Therefore He is also able to save to the uttermost those who come to God through Him, since He always lives to make  --------- for them."

2. Jesus Christ is the "Mediator of a better --------, which was established on better promises."

3. Hebrews 8 speaks of the New Covenant. The essence of the New Covenant is the Lord saying, "I will put My laws in their mind and write them on their ------; and I will be their --------, and they shall be My --------."

1. "Intercession"  (Heb. 7:25). The Holy Spirit also makes intercession for the believer (Rom. 8:26).
2. "Covenant" (Heb. 8:6).  The covenant that the writer speaks of is the New Covenant set forth in Jeremiah 31 and quoted in this chapter of Hebrews.
3. "Hearts ...God...people" (Heb. 8:10).

Monday, May 19, 2014


1. Fill in the blank: Although Christ  was a Son, yet He learned  --------- through things He suffered.

2. Multiple choice: What Old Testament character paid tithes to Melchizedek, showing that Melchizedek was greater than himself ? (a) Moses; (b) Abraham; or (c) David.

3. Melchizedek was king of Salem. What is the meaning of the word Salem ? (a) Righteousness; (b) peace; or (c) justice.

1. Obedience (Heb. 5:8).
2. (b) Abraham (Heb. 7:4-10). This account is found in Genesis 14. The argument has great weight with Jewish  believers because of Abraham's significance to their nation.
3. (b) Peace (Heb. 7:2).

Sunday, May 18, 2014


Chapters 5--8
 Superiority of Christ

Saturday, May 17, 2014


1. Sentence completion: "For we do not have a High Priest who  cannot sympathize with our weaknesses, but was in all points....

2. Fill in the blanks: The writer of Hebrews encourages his readers to "come boldly to the -------
of --------, that we may obtain mercy and find grace to help in time of need.

1. " Tempted as we are, yet without sin" (Heb:15). This verse points out Christ's identification with us, yet also why He is able to help us.
2. "Throne...grace" (Heb. 4:16).

Friday, May 16, 2014


1. Multiple choice: "In  all things He (Jesus)  had to be made like His  brethren, that He  might be a merciful and faithful High Priest in things pertaining to God, to make (a) Propitiation; (b) sacrifice; or (c) forgiveness for the sins of the people."

2. In Hebrews 2, we are told that Jesus  was made perfect by the Father through: (a) Sufferings; (b) obedience; or (c) the Spirit.

3. Fill in the blanks: "For the word of God is --------- and --------, and sharper then any ---------
--------, piercing even to the division of --------- and --------, and of joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the --------- and --------- of the heart."

1. (a) " Propitiation" (Heb. 2:17). To make propitiation is to appease the wrath of God  against sin and the sinner.
2. (a) Sufferings  (Heb. 2: 10 ). Suffering is noted as being a purifying agent for the Christian
 (1 Pet. 4:1)
3. "Living...powerful...two-edged sword...soul...spirit...thoughts...intents" (Heb.4:12).

Thursday, May 15, 2014


1. Fill in the blanks: The writer of Hebrews begins his book by stating that in time past God spoke  "to the fathers by the --------, (but) has in these last days spoken to us by His -------."

2. After showing Christ's superiority to the Old Testament prophets in Hebrews 1:1-4, the writer shows that Christ is also superior to the --------.

3. Multiple choice: According to Hebrews 2, Jesus had to be made like us in all things to be our: (a) Savior; (b) High Priest; or (c) Friend.

1. "Prophets...Son"  (Heb. 1:1,2). Hebrews is addressed to Jewish believers who would have been very familiar with the writings of the Old Testament prophets.
2. Angels (Heb.1:4-14).
3. (b) High Priest (Heb.2:17).

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

General Epistles

Hebrews 1-- 4
Superiority of Christ
Demonstrates the superiority of Christ's person, priesthood, and power over all that
preceded Him to encourage the readers to mature and to become stable in their faith.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014






Christian Forgiveness


Paul appeals to Philemon to forgive Onesimus and to regard him no longer as a slave but as a brother in Christ.

Monday, May 12, 2014


Multiple choice: Who was responsible for training the young women of the churches? (a) The elders; (b) the gifted teachers; or (c) the older women.

2. Question: How many admonitions was Titus to give a divisive man before rejecting him?

3. Was Titus to correct  or avoid
"foolish disputes, genealogies, contentions, and strivings about the law"?

1. (c) The older women (Titus 2:3-5).

2. Two (Titus 3:10).

3. He was to avoid them. (Titus 3:9)

Sunday, May 11, 2014


1. Question: Did Paul tell Titus to instruct the older men or younger men to be "sound in faith, in love, in patience"?

2. Was it the older or younger women that Titus was to instruct to be  "not given to much wine"?

3. Did Paul tell Titus that the young men should be instructed to love their wives or that the young women should be told to love their husbands?

1. The older men (Titus 2:2).

2. The older women (Titus 2:3).

3. The young women should be told to love their husbands (Titus 2:4). This is the only place in the New Testament that women are given instruction to love their husbands. In both Ephesians 5 and Colossians 3, men are instructed to love their wives.

Saturday, May 10, 2014






Conduct Manual for Churches


Lists the requirements for elders and instructs Titus in his  duties relative to the 
various groups in the churches.

"Can a mother forget the baby at her breast and have no compassion on the child
she has borne? Though she may forget, I will not forget you!
Isaiah 49:15
Happy Mothers Day

Friday, May 9, 2014


1. Question: In 2 Timothy 2:24-26, did Paul tell Timothy to be harsh or gentle with those who were in opposition to  his teaching?

2. Multiple choice: "All who desire to live godly in Christ Jesus will: (a) Prosper; (b) suffer persecution or (c) receive a reward."

3. Fill in the blanks: "All Scripture is given by --------- of God, and is profitable for -------- , for ----------for -------- for instruction in --------."

1. Gentle (2 Tim. 2:24).

2. (b)"Suffer persecution" 2 Tim. 3:1).

3. 'Inspiration...doctrine...reproof...correction...righteousness" (2 Tim. 3:16).


Thursday, May 8, 2014


1. Multiple choice: "God has not given us a spirit of  (a) fear; (b) dissension; or (c) anger, but of power and of love and of a sound mind"

2. Question: In 2 Timothy 2, Paul compares the Christian to a soldier and to people involved in two other pursuits in life. Name one of them.

3. Sentence completion: Paul instructed Timothy,  "Be diligent to present yourself approved to God, a worker who does not need to be ashamed, rightly....."

1. (a) "Fear" (2 Tim. 1:7).

2. An athlete or a farmer (2 Tim. 2:3-6). Paul says that the athlete  must compete by the rules, and the farmer is the first to share in the crops. Both discipline and reward are held forth.

3. "Dividing the word of truth" is to understand  and teach the word of God correctly.

Wednesday, May 7, 2014


2 Timothy
Endurance in Ministry
A combat manual designed to build up and encourage Timothy to boldness
and steadfastness in view of the hardships of the spiritual warfare.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014


1. Fill in the blanks: An accusation was not to be accepted against an elder except from --------- or------ witnesses.

2. "The  -------- of -------- is a root of all kinds of evil."

3. Multiple choice: Timothy was to instruct the "rich in this present age not to be haughty, nor to trust in (a) Great; (b) uncertain; or (c) deceitful riches, but in the living God."

1. Two ...three (1 Tim.5:19). This rule was carried over from the Mosaic Law (Deut.19:15).
2. " (1 Tim. 6:10).
3. (b) "Uncertain" (1 Tim. 6:17).

Monday, May 5, 2014

Epistles--- Instruction

1. Fill in the blank: Paul told Timothy not to rebuke an older man but to exhort him as a ---------.

2. Multiple choice: What was the minimum age for a widow to be put on the support list of a church? (a) Forty-five; (b) sixty; or (c) sixty- five.

3. True or false? One of the qualifications for a widow to be put on the church support list was that she had washed the saints' feet.

1. Father (1 Tim. 5:1).
2. Sixty (1 Tim. 5:9).
3. True (1Tim. 5:10). This action showed that she had welcomed other believers into her home and cared for them.

Sunday, May 4, 2014


1. Multiple choice: Which one of the following qualifications is given for bishops but not deacons in 1 Timothy 3?  (a) The husband of one wife; (b) temperate; or (c) hospitable.

2. In 1 Timothy 3, the church is called "the pillar and ground of: (a) The gospel; (b) the truth; or (c) salvation."

3. Fill in the blank: "Bodily exercise profits a little, but --------- is profitable for all things."

1. (c) Hospitable (1 Tim. 3:8-13).
2. (b) "The truth"  (1 Tim. 3:15).  Here "truth" refers to body of truth that has been delivered to the church through the apostles and prophets (Eph. 2:19,20).
3. "Godliness" (1 Tim. 4:8).

Saturday, May 3, 2014


1. Multiple choice: With what should a woman who professes godliness adorn herself? (a) Jewelry; (b) expensive clothes; or (c) good works.

2. From where does Paul draw his teaching that a woman should not have authority over a man? (a) The order of creation; (b) rabbinic teaching; or (c) cultural considerations.

3. True or false? In order for a man to became a bishop in the church he had to have a good reputation with people outside the church.

1. (c) Good works (1 Tim. 2:9,10).
2. (a) The order of creation (1 Tim. 2: 12,13).
3. True (1 Tim. 3:7).

Friday, May 2, 2014


1. Fill in the blank: Paul told Timothy that "the purpose of the commandment is --------- from a pure heart, from a good conscience, and from sincere faith"

2. Multiple choice: In 1 Timothy, Paul tells Timothy how things should be done in the church. What
does he say is to be done first of all in the church? (a) Giving; (b) praying; or (c) teaching.

3. Fill in the blank: "There is one God and one ---------- between God and man, the Man Christ Jesus."

1. "Love" (1 Tim. 1:5).
2. (b) Praying (1 Tim. 2:1).
3. "Mediator"  (1 Tim. 2:5). Jesus stands between God and man and makes access to God possible
through His sacrifice on the cross.

Thursday, May 1, 2014


Paul's Epistles To Individuals
1 Timothy
Leadership Manual for Churches
Paul counsels Timothy on the problems of false teachers, public prayer, the role of women, and the requirements for elders and deacons.