Sunday, November 23, 2014

Psalm 100:4-5

Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise;
give thanks to him and praise his name. For the Lord is good
and his love endures forever, his faithfulness continues though
all generations.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014


1. Fill in the blanks: We see how much  Paul was consumed  by the gospel when he says, "I have become all --------- to all -------, that I might by all --------- save some."
2. Multiple choice: In what context did  Paul say, "All things are lawful for me, but all things are not helpful; all things are lawful for me, but all things do not edify"?  (a) Sabbath observance; (b) eating meat offered to idols; or (c) taking Jewish vows.

1. "" ( 1 Cor.9:22).
Paul sought for the common ground that he had with non-believers so that he might
present the gospel to them.

2. (b) Eating meat offered to idols (1Cor. 10:23-28).

Monday, November 17, 2014


1. True or false? Peter took his wife with him when he went out to minister in various places.
2. When Paul preached the gospel to the Corinthians, he used his right of receiving money from them because of his ministry to them.
1. True (1Cor. 9:5
Peter was marred before he began to follow Christ (Mark 1:29--31).

2. False (1 Cor. 9:11,12,15,16).
According to Acts 18:3. Paul supported himself through his trade of tent making in Corinth.

Saturday, November 15, 2014


1. Multiple choice: To what church did Paul have to write that they should not take each other to court?  (a) The church at Rome; (b) the church at Philippi; or (c) the church at Corinth.
2. In what chapter of 1 Corinthians does Paul deal with marriage and the difficulty of being married to an unbeliever? (a) Five; (b) seven; or (c) eleven.

1. (c) The church at Corinth (1 Cor. 1:2; 6:1-7).
The principle is laid down that believers should settle their differences before other
believers in the church, not before unbelievers in a court of law.

2. (b) Seven (1 Cor. 7:1-16).

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Epistles-- General

1. Fill in the blanks: Paul's judgment on the sexually immoral man in Corinth was to deliver him over to Satan for the destruction of the --------, that his --------- might be saved in the day of the Lord Jesus.
2. True or false? Some of the people in the Corinthian church had been homosexuals before they became Christians.

1. Flesh...spirit  (1Cor. 5:5).
In this context  "flesh" is  a reference to the man's physical body.

2. True (1Cor. 6:9-11).

Tuesday, November 11, 2014


1. Multiple choice: According to 1 Corinthians 4:13, the apostles had  "been made as the (a) Hope; (b) conscience; or (c) filth of the world".

2. True or false? Paul wrote 1 Corinthians to shame the Corinthians into doing what was right.

1. (c) "Filth" (1Con. 4:13 ).
The word has reference to what is removed from a dirty vessel when it is cleansed.
King  James Bible

2.  False.
He wrote not to shame them but to warn them (1Con. 4:14).

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Epistles-- General

1. Multiple choice: Paul names a man as having a ministry of "watering" in Corinth. Who was that  man? (a) Peter; (b) Timothy; or (c) Apollos.

2. Paul desired that Christians consider him and the others who had ministered to the Corinthians as
"servants of Christ and (a) Revealers; (b) stewards; or (c) searchers of the mysteries of God".

1. (c) Apollos (1 Cor. 3:5,6).
2. (b)" Stewards" (1 Con. 4:1).
A steward was one who managed a household or estate for the owner.

Friday, November 7, 2014

Epistles --General

1. Multiple choice: How did Paul characterize the Christians in Corinth in 1 Corinthians 3?
(a) Spiritual; (b) carnal; or (c) natural.

2. Fill in the blank: Because the believers in Corinth were carnal, Paul fed  them with ---------
and not with solid food.

1. (b) Carnal ( 1 Col. 3: 1-4).
The word carnal literally means "fleshly". These people were genuine Christians but were
not living by the power of the Spirit. They were living by  the power of human resources wisdom.

2. Milk (1 Cor. 3:1,2).
Milk is a reference to the basic things of the Christian faith. It is also used  this way in
Hebrews 5:12.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014


1. Fill in the blank: When Paul went to Corinth, he determined not to know anything among them except Jesus Christ and Him ----------.

2. Multiple choice: Paul states that his preaching in Corinth was "not with persuasive words of human wisdom, but in demonstration of  (a) Love; (b) faith; or (c) the Spirit and of power."

1. Crucified (1 Cor. 2:2).

2. (c) "The Spirit"  (1 Cor. 2:4).

Saturday, November 1, 2014


1. True or false? Many of the Christians in the church at Corinth were noblemen before becoming Christians.

2. Multiple choice: People desire various things to prove to themselves that the gospel is true. Paul says that Greeks seek for wisdom. For what do Jews seek? (a) The Law; (b) a sign; or (c) a prophet.


1. False.
Not many noble were called (1Cor. 1:26).

2. (b) a sign (1 Cor. 1 :22).
Both Jesus and the apostles gave the Jews miraculous signs that attested that their words were of God
(cf. Heb. 2:4).