Week of October 4

October 4: Colossians 1-2

1) How is Christ described in 1:15-19?

  1. Image of the invisible God and Creator of all things
  2. Head of the church
  3. Firstborn from the dead and fullness of God
  4. Reconciler of all things through the cross
  5. All of the above

2) How did Christ cancel "the record of debt that stood against us with its legal demands" (see 2:14)?

October 5: Colossians 3-4

1) What does Paul say about our work life (see 3:23-24)?

  1. If we have a terrible boss, do the minimum
  2. If we have a low paying job, cut corners
  3. If customers are ungrateful, slack on the job
  4. None of the above

2) What did Paul encourage about our speech (see 4:6)?

October 6: Philemon

1) What did Onesimus do that offended Philemon?

  1. Called him names
  2. Questioned his authority
  3. Ran away
  4. None of the above

2) What did Paul request of Philemon regarding Onesimus?

October 7: Acts 1

1) What final instructions did Jesus give His followers (see 1:4-8)?

2) What marked Jesus' ascension (see 1:9-11)?

  1. He was lifted up
  2. A cloud took Him out of their sight
  3. Two angels promised His return
  4. All of the above

October 8: Acts 2

1) What were the signs of the coming of the Holy Spirit (see 2:1-4)?

2) To what did the newborn church in Jerusalem devote itself, which resulted in favor from those outside and God adding to their number daily (see 2:42-47)?

  1. Discipleship, learning from the Apostles teaching/doctrine
  2. Fellowship, meeting at the Temple and house to house
  3. Worship, partaking of the Lord's Table and prayer
  4. Ministry, sharing what they had to meet needs in the church
  5. All of the above

October 9: Acts 3-4

1) What did Peter and John say to the paralyzed man who asked for money (see 3:1-6)?

2) When the Apostles were threatened by the Jewish religious/civil authorities who ordered them not to speak or teach in the name of Jesus (4:18-21) and the church responded by taking this matter to God (4:24-30), how did God answer their prayer (4:31)?

  1. The place where they were meeting was shaken
  2. They were all filled with the Holy Spirit
  3. They spoke the Word of God with boldness
  4. All of the above

October 10: 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?