Week of November 15

November 15: Hebrews 4-5

1) What is compared to a sharp two-edged sword (see 4:12)?

  1. The Tongue
  2. The Word of God
  3. A Wayward Child
  4. None of the above

2) What diet do some immature believers need (see 5:12)?

November 16: Hebrews 6-7

1) For whom is it impossible to restore to repentance (see 6:4-6)?

2) To what Old Testament priest is Christ compared (see 7:11-28)?

  1. Aaron
  2. Phineas
  3. Melchizedek
  4. None of the above

November 17: Hebrews 8-9

1) How is the new covenant predicted by Jeremiah and enacted by Jesus better than the old covenant (see 8:6-12)?

2) What is required for the forgiveness of sin (see 9:22)?

  1. A sincere apology
  2. A specific blood sacrifice
  3. A special act of penance
  4. None of the above

November 18: Hebrews 10

1) What is the difference between the service of the Jewish priests and that of Jesus the Great High Priest (see v. 11-14)?

2) In light of the Lord's coming, what does the writer urge us to do (see v. 24-25)?

  1. Hold fast to the confession of our hope without wavering
  2. Stir up one another to love and good works
  3. Encourage one another through gathering
  4. All of the above

November 19: Hebrews 11

1) How does the writer define faith (see v. 1)?

2) What supreme test of faith came to the patriarchs before they received the things that God promised (see v. 13)?

  1. Trial by fire
  2. Persecution
  3. Death
  4. None of the above

November 20: Hebrews 12-13

1) How did Jesus, the Author/Founder and Finisher/Perfecter of our faith, endure the cross and thus serve as our supreme example (see 12:2)?

2) What statements are made by or about Jesus that help us know we can count on him and his care for us (see 13:5,8,20)?

  1. "I will never leave you nor forsake you."
  2. Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.
  3. [T]he God of peace...brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, the great shepherd of the sheep.
  4. All of the above

November 21: 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?