Week of August 30

August 30: 1 Corinthians 12-14

1) Which of the following are listed as Spiritual Gifts (see 12:7-11; 27-30)?

  1. Gift of Criticizing
  2. Gift of Complaining
  3. Give of Helping/Serving
  4. None of the above

2) When you look at Paul's portrait of love, of whom does it remind you in the Bible (see 13:4-8)?

August 31: 1 Corinthians 15-16

1) What is the essence of the Gospel according to Paul?

  1. Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures
  2. He was buried
  3. He was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures
  4. He appeared to His followers
  5. All of the above

2) What are the dire consequences if there is no resurrection (see 15:12-19)?

September 1: 2 Corinthians 1-2

1) How is God described in 1:3?

  1. God and Father of the Lord Jesus Christ
  2. Father of mercies
  3. God of all comfort
  4. All of the above

2) What did Paul direct the Corinthian church to do about one of their members who had caused pain because of his sin (see 2:5-11)?

September 2: 2 Corinthians 3-4

1) What is present along with the Spirit of the Lord (see 3:17)?

2) What contrasts did Paul draw about serving Christ through persecution (see 4:8-12)?

  1. Afflicted in every way, but not crushed
  2. Perplexed, but not driven to despair
  3. Persecuted, but not forsaken
  4. Struck down, but not destroyed
  5. All of the above

September 3: 2 Corinthians 5-6

1) Where must all followers of Christ appear for judgment (see 5:10)?

  1. Small Claims Court
  2. District Court
  3. Judgment Seat of Christ
  4. None of the above

2) What reasons did Paul use against being "unequally yoked" with unbelievers in marriage or other partnerships (see 6:14-18)?

September 4: 2 Corinthians 7-9

1) What does godly grief/sorrow produce as opposed to worldly grief/sorrow (see 7:8-11)?

2) How did Paul commend Jesus as an example to prompt generosity (see 8:9)?

  1. Though He was rich
  2. For your sake He became poor
  3. So that by His poverty you might become rich
  4. All of the above

September 5: Discussion Questions

1) What passage uniquely spoke to you this week?

2) What insights did you gain about God?

3) What application might this have to what is happening in the world today?

4) How would God have you apply this truth to your life?