Week of September 6

September 6: 2 Corinthians 10-11

1) What did Paul say about divine power of the weapons of our warfare (see 10:3-6)?

  1. They can destroy strongholds
  2. They can destroy arguments and every lofty opinion raised against the knowledge of God
  3. They can take every thought captive to obey Christ
  4. All of the above

2) What compelling credentials did Paul present to justify his authority as an apostle (see 11:22-28)?

September 7: 2 Corinthians 12-13

1) While we are not sure exactly what Paul's thorn in the flesh was, what did God reply when Paul repeatedly prayed for its removal (see 12:7-10)?

  1. See a licensed physician
  2. Sorry, but the answer is "no"
  3. My grace is sufficient for you
  4. None of the above

2) What did Paul challenge the Corinthians to "examine" or "test" themselves in (see 13:5-7)?

September 8: Romans 1

1) Why can God justly hold accountable those who have never heard the Gospel (see 1:18-20)?

  1. God has plainly revealed Himself through creation
  2. Even if a person has never heard the name or news about "Jesus," God the Son has been sufficiently revealed because the Creator God is triune
  3. Every human being who rejects God's revelation of Himself in creation is therefore "without excuse"
  4. All of the above

2) What did God do with those who rejected Him as Creator, embraced idolatry and acted on their same-sex attractions (1:24-28)?

September 9: Romans 2

1) What does God not do according to 2:11?

  1. Play chess
  2. Play checkers
  3. Play favorites
  4. None of the above

2) What measures does God use to judge Jews and Gentiles (see 2:12-24)?

  1. Conscience for the Gentiles
  2. Commandments for the Jews
  3. Both of the above

September 10: Romans 3

1) According to Paul, are Jews any better off than Gentiles when it comes to accountability to God (see 3:9)?

2) What does Paul say all of us do (see 3:23)?

  1. Stare
  2. Stink
  3. Sin
  4. None of the above

September 11: Romans 4-5

1) How did Abraham stand justified before God, which is a model for all of us (see 4:3,13-25)?

  1. He was circumcised
  2. He believed God
  3. He always made the right decisions
  4. None of the above

2) What is the definitive proof that God loves us (see 5:6-8)?

September 12: 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?