Week of November 1

November 1: Acts 27

1) When everyone else had lost hope on the ship during the epic storm at sea, how could Paul speak words of encouragement with such confidence (see v. 20-25)?

  1. He had the promise of God that he would testify in Rome (see 23:11)
  2. He had a visit from an angel who confirmed God's promise
  3. Both of the above
  4. Neither of the above

2) When the ship ran aground and broke up, the soldiers planned to kill the prisoners, but who saved Paul (see v. 39-44)?

November 2: Acts 28

1) What miracles occurred during Paul's stay on the island of Malta (see v. 1-10)?

2) In the conclusion of the book of Acts, how did Luke characterize Paul's incarceration in Rome (see v. 30-31)?

  1. He was kept in solitary confinement
  2. He grew hopeless about his circumstances
  3. He shared the gospel boldly and without hindrance
  4. None of the above

November 3: 1 Timothy 1-2

1) How did Paul compare himself with other sinners (see 1:15)?

  1. More righteous than some
  2. Worse than most sinners
  3. Worst sinner of all
  4. None of the above

2) Who should top our prayer list and to what end (see 2:1-4)?

November 4: 1 Timothy 3-4

1) What does Paul mean when he says that both Overseers/Pastors and Deacons should manage their families well (see 3:5,12)?

  1. Provide spiritual leadership
  2. Provide oversight and direction
  3. Provide discipline and correction
  4. All of the above

2) What did Paul tell Timothy about those who looked down on him because of his youth and how he should live in response (see 4:12)?

November 5: 1 Timothy 5-6

1) What is Paul's opinion of a man who does not provide for his relatives and especially the members of his own immediate family (see 5:8)?

2) What does Paul describe as the root of all kinds of evil (see 6:10)?

  1. Money
  2. Love of money
  3. Both of the above
  4. Neither of the above

November 6: 1 Peter 1-2

1) What did Peter tell us was the ransom paid to obtain our release from the bondage of sin (see 1:18)?

2) When Peter says we are to follow in the footsteps of Jesus, what does he mean according to the context (see 2:21-25)?

  1. We should keep the commandments like He did
  2. We should love people like He did
  3. We should endure suffering and trust God's justice like He did
  4. None of the above

November 7: 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?