Thursday, March 18, 2010

Thursday Night Bible Study 03/18/10

Last week I posted a quiz that our pastor gave us at the end of his Thursday night sermon series on the basic Christian doctrines. This week, as promised, the quiz with the answers.

Answer the questions below to test your biblical/theological literacy:

The Bible
■Inerrancy means that the Bible tells the truth.
■List two references that teach the Bible is inspired: 2 Timothy 3:16; 2 Peter 12:1

The Trinity
■Provide one verse that teaches “oneness-in-threeness.” Matthew 28:19 "the name" (oneness); "Father, Son, Holy Spirit (threeness)

The Person of Christ
■How many natures did Christ have? two
■How much of each did He have? 100% (fully God, fully man)
■Provide at least one text on the deity of Christ. Luke 24:39 (John 1:14, Acts 2:31)
■Provide at least one text on the humanity of Christ. Matthew 1:23 (Mark 2:7, Luke 4:12)
■Provide a verse that summarizes both. Romans 9:5 "To them belong the patriarchs, and from their race, according to the flesh, is the Christ who is God over all, blessed forever. Amen.."

The Work of Christ
■What work did Christ perform in the past? He suffered and died (Mark 8:31)
■What work does Christ perform in the present? He is our High Priest (Hebrews 4:14)
■What work will Christ perform in the future? He will reign as King (Revelation 19:11-16)

■How many angels are there? innumerable (Hebrews 12:22)
■T or F: The Devil is God’s evil peer. False. He is not God's peer; God has no equal.

■What does every person have that distinguishes man from animals? (see Genesis 1:26-27) The image of God.
■How many parts comprise man? Support with a passage or two. Two. Material and immaterial (2 Corinthians 4:16)
■What is man’s purpose? Support with a Bible passage. To glorify God. (1 Corinthians 8:6)

■Define sin. Sin is any thought, word, or deed contrary to the commandments and character of God.
■What does Psalm 51:5 teach us about original sin? It is passed down to every person.
■How has sin affected every person? We are totally depraved. (Ephesians 2:1-3)
■Define the gospel and list at least one passage that supports your definition. The gospel is the good news that Jesus died for our sins and rose from the dead (1 Corinthians 5: 3-4, 1 Thessalonians 4:14)
■Can a true believer fully or finally fall away? Provide Scripture. No. A believer will persevere and be preserved to the end (John 10: 28-29, Romans 8:30)
■What is a synonym for faith? Trust

The Church
■What is the mission of the church to the lost? Evangelism What is the mission of the church to the saved? Equip

Future Events
■What are the two final destinies? Heaven and Hell
■What is the duration of each destiny? Provide Scripture. Eternal (Daniel 12:2, Matthew 25:46)

We have started a new series on Thursday nights at our church titled "Your Mind Matters" Click Here to listen to the first message in that series.

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