Week of September 20

September 20: Romans 14

1) Do we live or die to ourselves (see 14:7-9)?

2) How does Paul finish this sentence: "For the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating and drinking but of..." what (see 14:17)?

  1. Righteousness
  2. Peace
  3. Joy in the Holy Spirit
  4. All of the above

September 21: Romans 15-16

1) How does Paul characterize God in chapter 15 (see v. 5, 13, 33)?

  1. God of endurance/patience and encouragement/comfort
  2. God of hope
  3. God of peace
  4. All of the above

2) What mystery has been revealed that has been a secret for a long time (see 16:25-26)?

September 22: Ephesians 1

1) What are the benefits of those who are "in Christ" according to Paul in chapter 1 and specifically how do we get there (see v. 12-13)?

2) What did Paul pray that we would come to know (see v. 15-25)?

  1. Hope to which God called us
  2. Riches of His glorious inheritance in the saints
  3. Immeasurable greatness of His power toward us who believe
  4. All of the above

September 23: Ephesians 2

1) How does Paul describe people in their unsaved condition and how has God responded (see v. 1-5)?

2) As Paul explains it simply, how is it possible for a person to be saved (see v. 8)?

  1. It is by God's Grace alone
  2. Through Faith in Christ alone
  3. It is God's Gift alone -- not our works
  4. All of the above

September 24: Ephesians 3

1) What is the mystery of Christ that has been revealed (see v. 1-6)?

2) What did Paul pray that we would grasp (see v. 14-19)?

  1. Comprehend the dimensions of being in the faith
  2. Know the love of Christ that surpasses knowledge
  3. Be filled with the fullness of God
  4. All of the above

September 25: Ephesians 4

1) Who did the Lord give to equip the saints for the work of ministry (see v. 11-12)?

2) How are we to respond to one another (see v. 29)?

  1. Be kind
  2. Be tenderhearted
  3. Be forgiving
  4. All of the above

September 26: 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?