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CHAPTER 9

MAN'S QUESTIONS - GOD'S ANSWERS


MALICE

1. Is deep-rooted ill-will forbidden? Prov. 24:17.
2. How do they live who have not love of God? Titus 3: 3.
3. How does God regard those who bear malice? Prov. 6: 16-19.
4. Who will avenge the suffering and innocent? Rom. 12: 19.
5. Why is it necessary to forgive those who bear malice toward us? Matt 6: 15.

MAN

1. Are there more human races than one? Acts 17: 26.
2. How did God honor men in creation? Gen. 1: 27.
3. Did man continue in the exalted state in which he was created? Gen. 2: 17. Gen. 3: 6.
4. Was the welfare of all earth's creatures involved in man's fall? Rom. 8: 21,22.
5. Does God by redeeming man bring him into a relation to himself closer than that of any creature? Gal. 4: 5,6.
6. Is Christ, man's representative in heaven, still indued in human nature? Acts. 1 : 11.

MANKIND'S PROBLEM AND GOD'S SOLUTION

1. To understand God's love, you must understand what you have done. 1 John 1 : 10.
2. God's love for us will not prevent Him from punishing our sin. Rom. 2 : 11-13.
3. God's love does provide us an escape from our sin. John 3 : 16.
4. We can all be saved-no matter who we are or what we have done-by trusting in Christ. Rom. 3 : 21,22.
5. Christ wants you to change your life. Acts 2 : 38.
6. God's love will change your life? 1 Cor. 13.
7. God's love offers you eternal life. John 11 : 25-26.
8. You have to decide for yourself who you think Jesus is. Matt. 16 : 15-16.

MANNER OF CHRIST'S COMING

1. What promise is made to those who look for the appearing of Christ? Heb. 9 : 28.
2. How many will receive a reward? Matt. 16 : 27.
3. How many will behold the coming of Christ? Rev. 1 : 7.
4. What wonderful demonstrations will accompany the Lord's coming? 1 Thess. 4 : 16.
5. What will then come to pass? 1 Thess. 4 : 16,17.
6. What was Enoch's belief about this event? Jude 14, 15.
7. What does the psalmist say on this point? Ps. 96 : 13.
8. In what splendor will the Saviour come? Luke 9 : 26.
9. What does Paul say will be given those who love his appearing? 2 Tim. 4 : 8.
10. How ill the Saviour be seen of those who are finally permitted to see him? 1 John 3 : 2.

MANNER OF OBSERVING THE SABBATH

1. How are all commanded to keep the Sabbath? Exod. 20 : 8.
2. What time is given to man for work? Exod. 20 : 9.
3. What are God's people to do on the Sabbath? Lev. 23 : 3.
4. Is any kind of labor lawful on the Sabbath? Matt. 12 : 12.
5. What example did the Saviour give to show the meaning of his words? Matt. 12 : 13.
6. On which day did the Israelites receive their Sabbath supply of manna? Exod. 16 : 22.
7. What instruction did they receive in regard to the double portion? Exod. 16 : 23.
8. What example did the Saviour set? Luke 4 : 16.
9. Is the proper observance of this a highway to spiritual progress? Isa. 58 : 13, 14.
10. Why does man need a Sabbath? Exod. 23 : 12.

MARRIAGE

1. Is this a divine institution? Gen. 2 : 22.
2. Why did God establish the marriage institution? Gen. 1 : 27, 28. Gen. 2 : 18.
3. How many companions did God ordain that man should have? Mal. 2 : 15. Matt. 19 : 5,6.
4. Is marriage indissoluble? Matt. 19 : 6.
5. What did Christ say of divorcement? Matt. 5 : 31, 32.
6. How does God regard this point? Mal. 2 : 16.
7. Is marriage lawful for Christians? Heb. 13 : 4. 1 Cor. 7 : 38.
8. What is said of marriage between persons of different belief? 2 Cor 6 : 14.
9. Does happiness result from suitable marriages? Prov. 12 : 4. Prov 18 : 22.
10. What is the result of unsuitable ones? Prov. 21 : 19.
11. What are the duties of husband and wife to each other? Eph. 5 : 25; 1 Cor. 7 : 3; Titus 2 : 4.

MEDITATION

1.Is fixed and deep thought on religious subjects the duty of all Christians? 1 Tim 4 : 13,15.
2. On what occasion did David receive strength and encouragement? Ps. 63 : 6.
3. What did he say of the man who was truly blessed? Ps. 1 : 2.
4. Will such a condition of mind be unpleasant to one who loves God? Ps. 104 : 34.
5. How may it be made profitable? Ps. 19 : 14.

NEEDS ARE MET

1. Comfort and assurance. Heb 13 : 5. 2 Tim. 1 : 12. John 14 : 27.
2. Deliverance from fear. Luke 12 : 32. 1 John 4 : 18. 2 Tim. 1 : 7.
3. Physical healing. Matt. 8 : 17. 1 Pet. 2 : 24.
4.Wisdom and guidance. 1 Cor 1 : 30. James 1 : 5. John 16 : 13.
5. Freedom for worry. 1 Pet. 5 : 7. Phil. 4 : 6-7. John 16 : 33.
6. Victory. Rom 8 : 37. Phil 4 : 13. 1 Cor. 15 : 57.
7. Provision for every need. Phil 4 : 19. John 14 : 14. Mark 11 : 24.

MEEKNESS

1. How is meekness manifested? Acts 24 : 16.
2. Are the truly meek resigned to the will of God under trials? Ps. 39 : 9. Job 1 : 21.
3. How may we obtain and cultivate the spirit of meekness? 1 Tim. 6 : 11.
4. Is it attended with any advantages? Prov. 16 : 32.
5. Is meekness productive of happiness? Isa. 29 : 19.
6. What are some of the promises annexed to it? Ps. 25 : 9. Matt. 5 : 5.
7. Did Christ set a perfect example of meekness? Isa. 53 : 7.

MERCY

1. What is said of the mercy of God? Ps. 57 : 10. Ps. 103 : 8.
2. Is it everlasting? Ps. 103 : 17
3. Should we plead God's mercy in prayer? Ps. 25 : 6. Ps. 51 : 1.
4. Is it the duty of man to be merciful? Prov. 3 : 3. Luke 6 : 36.
5. What is the reward of such as obey these commands? Matt. 5 : 7.

MILLENNIUM

1. What are the advantages the church is to have during the period called the thousand years of millennial period? Rev. 20 : 1-3.
2. Will the restriction of Satan's power be of great advantage to the church in propagating the gospel?
Ps. 110 : 3. Isa. 2 : 2,3.
3. In the general triumph promised, are the Jews to be converted? Isa. 10 : 20,21.
4. How do the prophets describe the universal peace that is to prevail in the last times? Isa. 11 : 6,9. Mic. 4 : 3,4.
5. Is this state brought about by the effectual employment of means? Matt. 13 : 31,32.
6. Are Satan's restraints to be removed at the end of the thousand year period? 1 Pet.5 : 8. Rev 20 : 7,8.
7. How are the last days described in the scriptures? Luke 17 : 26,30. 2 Tim. 3 : 1-5.

MINISTER

1. What are ministers of the gospel of Christ called? Eph. 4 : 11. 1 Tim. 3 : 1.
2. What qualifications must they possess? Titus 1 : 6,9.
3. In what light should they be regarded? 2 Cor. 5 : 20.
4. What spirit should they have toward people? Phil. 1 : 7.
5. Should ministers have a regular call from Christ and his church? Acts 26 : 16.
6. What are their duties? Matt. 28 : 19,20.
7. Should ministers set examples worthy of imitation? Titus 2 : 7. 1 Pet. 5 : 3.
8. How should they behave to those who oppose them? Gal. 6 : 1.
9. What are some dangers against which they are warned? Acts 20 :33. 2 Cor. 4 : 8,9.
10. How should the ministers of the gospel be treated? Matt. 10 : 40.
11. Do they need the prayers of Christian people? 1 Thess. 5 : 25.
12. Are ministers entitled to a maintenance? Matt. 10 : 9,10.
13. What is said of false ministers? Jer. 48 : 10.
14. What reward have the faithful? Dan. 12 : 3.

MIRACLES

1. By whose power were real miracles wrought? Matt. 12 : 28. John 3 : 2.
2. What was the design of miracles? Deut. 29 : 5,6.
3. What effect did they have on those who saw and heard of them? Acts 8 : 6.
4. Where was the first miracle of Christ performed and with what effect on his disciples? John 2 : 11.
5. What kind of miracles did he afterward perform? Matt. 11 : 5.
6. Of what did Christ say they were a witness? John 5 : 36.
7. In whose name did the apostles perform miracles? Acts 3 : 6.
8. Were spurious miracles foretold? Matt. 24 : 24.

MISSIONARY WORK

1. To whom must the gospel be preached? Mark 13 : 10 Mark 16 : 15.
2. What motive should prompt everyone to engage in missionary work? 2 Cor. 5 : 14.
3. Whom does every faithful worker represent? 2 Cor. 5 : 20.
4. If we neglect this work what will be the result? John 15 : 2.
5. What is said of those who do not labour for Christ? Luke 11 : 23.
6. Is there encouragement to engage in this work? Prov. 11 : 25. Prov. 11 : 30. Jas. 5 : 19,20.

MODESTY

1. Is humble and chaste deportment enjoined? 1 Tim. 2 : 8,9.
2. How did queen Vashti show here modesty? Esther 1 : 11,12.
3. Give some other instance of it. 1 Sam. 9 : 21.
4. How does God treat the proud? 1 Pet. 5 : 5.
5. Should this be shown in apparel? 1 Tim. 2 : 9.

MURDER

1. Is the killing of any person, willfully and unlawfully, forbidden? Exod. 20 : 13.
2. What greatly aggravates the guilt? Gen. 9 : 6.
3. How is it punished? Gen. 9 : 6
4. What were some of the laws relating to murder? Num. 35 : 30,31.
5. What is said of those who kill other accidentally? Josh. 20 : 2,3.
6. Is suicide contrary to God's law as well as unnatural? 2 Sam. 17 : 23. Matt. 27 : 3-5.
7. How does God regard a murderer? Ps. 5 : 6.
8. Is capital punishment authorized in the New Testament? Rom. 13 : 4.
9. Is death by a mob, being authorized, to be counted murder? Rom. 13 : 1.

MUSIC

1. Is there that in man which led him to enjoy music in his early history? Gen. 4 : 21.
2. Was it employed in idol worship? Exod. 32 : 17,18.
3. Was this a prominent feature in the temple service? 1 Chron. 23 : 5.
4. Was it enjoined on Christians generally in Paul's epistles? Eph. 5 : 19.
5. Is universal praise enjoined? Ps. 98 : 4.
6. Is there music in heaven? Rev. 5 : 9.

NATIONAL DISTINCTION

1. In what condition did God make all nations of the earth? Acts 17 : 26.
2. How did man sell himself to Satan? Rom. 7 : 14.
3. Then whose children are they who sin? John 8 : 44.
4. Are all nations held guilty before God? Rom. 3 : 23.
5. What is the spiritual condition of all men when in a sinful state? Eph. 2 : 12.
6. How are they reconciled to God? 2 Cor. 5 : 18.
7. Does God respect one nation or people more than another? Acts 10 : 34, 35.

NATURE OF GOD'S LAW

1. What is the character of God's law? Rom. 7 : 14.
2. What is necessary for man to know concerning the law before he is converted? Rom. 2 : 18.
3. What effect has the law on the carnally minded? Ps. 19 : 7.
4. What did Christ tell the young man to do in order that he might receive salvation? Matt. 19 : 17.
5. What did he say he came to do to the law? Matt. 5 : 17.
6. What is said of those who break one of Good's commandments? Matt. 5 : 19.
7. What blessing will God give those who keep his commandments? Rev 22 : 14.

NEIGHBOR

1. How great should our love be for our neighbor? Matt. 19 : 19.
2. Can love harm anyone? Rom. 13 : 10.
3. Are we commanded to deal honestly? Lev. 19 : 13.
4. Is it wrong to misrepresent him in any way? Exod. 20 : 16.
5. What is said of those who are respecters of persons? Jas. 2 : 8,9.
6. who is to be counted our neighbor? Luke 10 : 36,37.

NEW BIRTH

1. What is the natural condition of the human family? Rom. 3 : 23.
2. Can man by his own exertions alone change his condition? Jer. 13 : 23.
3. What did Christ say was necessary to salvation? John 3 : 3.
4. How did he further explain his meaning? John 3 : 8.
5. By what means is the second birth effected? 1 Pet. 1 : 23.
6. When a man has this new birth what will he do? 1 John 2 : 29.
7. How does he regard sin? 1 John 3 : 9.
8. How will the new birth be manifested? 1 John 4 : 7.
9. What victory will be finally given to those who are born again? 1 John 5 : 4.

NEW JERUSALEM

1. Has God prepared a dwelling place for his people? Heb. 11 : 16.
2. How did John describe the holy city? Rev 21 : 2.
3. To what did Abraham look forward? Heb. 11 : 10.
4. What is said of the size of the city? Rev. 21 : 16, 17.
5. Of what was the wall made? Rev. 21 : 18.
6. With what were the foundations of the wall ornamented? Rev. 21 : 19,20.
7. What is said of the gates and street of the city? Rev. 21 : 21.
8. what will be the principal object of the city? Rev. 22 : 3.
9. What will be excluded from it? Rev. 21 : 27.
10. Who will be welcomed there? Rev. 22 : 14.

NEW TESTAMENT

1. A vision of the future, when Christ will win over evil. The Revelation.
2. A warning about false teachers. Jude.
3. A letter written to request help for Christians who teach the truth. 3 John.
4. an urging to stand up to false teachers. 2 John.
5. A letter to inspire Christians to love each other and live in harmony. l John.
6. A letter warning Christians of false ideas. 2 Peter.
7. A letter of encouragement, describing the hope Christians have in Christ's return. 1 Peter.
8. A letter written to encourage persecuted Christians and to correct false ideas. James.
9. A letter pleading for a renewed focus on Christ and promising a better life as a result. Hebrews.
10. A letter encouraging Christians to forgive each other and restore unity among themselves. Philemon.
11. Instructions for living a godly life. Titus.
12. A challenge to Christian leaders to continue their ministries. 2 Timothy.
13. a letter of advice and encouragement for those in positions of authority in the church. 1 Timothy.
14. Encouragement for new Christians. 1 Thessalonians; 2 Thessalonians
15. A letter written to challenge popular false teachings and to call for recommitment to faith in Christ. Colossians.
16. A letter written to explain the life in Christ is a life of true joy. Philippians.
17. A letter describing the bonds that unite all believers as one family. Ephesians.
18. A reminder that only God's grace--not good works or lawful living--can save us from sin. Galatians.
19. Paul's defense of his ministry in response to accusations from members of the Church. 2 Corinthians.
20. A letter of advice to a church with problems. 1 Corinthians.
21. A letter written to explain, systematically and logically, God's plan to save us. Romans.
22. A description of the early Church and how the story of Jesus spread throughout the Roman world. Acts.
23. A book written to emphasize that Jesus is God. John.
24. A book written to introduce non-religious people to Jesus Christ. Luke.
25. A book about Jesus' activity and power. Mark.
26. A book written to convince the Jews that Jesus is the Messiah they've been waiting for. Matthew.

NEW TESTAMENT BEST-KNOWN STORIES

1. The first Christmas. Luke 2.
2. Satan tempts Jesus. Matt. 4.
3. Jesus' first miracle. John 2.
4. Through the roof. Mark 2.
5. Jesus calms the storm. Mark 4.
6. Jesus drives out demons. Mark 5.
7. The Good Samaritan. Luke 10.
8. Jesus feeds the five thousand. John 6.
9. Jesus walks on water. Matt. 14.
10. Jesus raises Lazarus from the dead. John 11.
11. Jesus and Zacchaeus. Luke 19.
12. Palm Sunday. Mark 11
13. The Last Supper. Matt. 26.
14. The Crucifixion. Matt. 27.
15. The resurrection Matt. 28.
16. Jesus returns to heaven. Acts 1.
17. The Holy spirit comes. Acts 2.
18. Saul's conversion. Acts 9.
19. An angel saves Peter. Acts 12.
20. Paul gets shipwrecked. Acts 27.
21. Life after death. Rev. 22.

NOT JUSTIFIED BY THE LAW

1. What does Paul say concerning the law? Rom. 3 : 20.
2. What comes through the law? Rom. 7 : 7.
3. What is said of God's law? Rom. 7 : 12.
4. If then the law cannot justify one from transgression how can man be justified? Rom. 5 : 1.

OATH

1. Are solemn vows by appeal to God to be strictly performed? Num. 30 : 2.
2. How does god regard a false oath? Zech. 8 : 17.
3. Were oaths required in case of a pledge? Exod. 22 : 11.
4. Give instances of oaths taken voluntarily. 1 Sam. 20 : 42.
5. Give an instance of a rash vow. Judg. 11 : 30,31.

OBEDIENCE

1. Is obedience to the revealed will of God expressly commanded? Deut. 27 : 10.
2. Should this obedience by sincere and cheerful? 1 Tim. 1 : 5.
3. What is necessary to obey God perfectly? John 14 : 15.
4. In obeying God's commands should we in all things have an eye to his glory? 1 Cor. 10 : 31.
5. What is the advantage of obedience? Matt. 5 : 16.
6. What effect does it have on God's people? Acts 11 : 23.
7. What effect does it have on gainsayers or evil ones? 1 Pet. 2 : 15.
8. to what does obedience to the will of God lead? Rom.6 : 22.
9. Who does Christ say will receive this reward? Matt. 7 : 21.
10. What does Christ desire more than sacrifice? Ps. 51 : 16,17.
11. Did Christ set us an example of perfect obedience? 1 Pet. 2 : 21,22.
12. Was his obedience will-pleasing and acceptable to God? John 8 : 29. 2 Pet. 1 : 17.
13. Is disobedience to husbands, parents, masters, and magistrates disobedience to God? Col. 3 : 20,22.

OFFENCES

1. How did Aaron cast a stumbling block in the way of Israel? Exod. 32 : 2-6.
2. Will occasions of offences necessarily arise in the course of history? Matt. 18 : 7.
3. Are Christians exhorted to be careful against occasioning offences? Rom. 14 : 13. 1 Cor. 10 :32,33.
4. What of the punishment of those who needlessly cause offence? Ezek. 44 : 12. Matt. 18 : 6.

OPPORTUNITY

1. What should we do good and to whom? Gal. 6 : 10.
2. Should opportunity to seek good ever be neglected? Isa. 55 : 6.
3. Is opportunity the measure of responsibility? Matt. 23 : 34,35.
4. How did Christ improve his opportunity for doing good while on earth? John 9 : 4,5.
5. Will we always have an opportunity to accept Christ? Jer. 8 : 20. Prov. 1 : 27,28.
6. What will be the punishment of those who neglect their opportunity? Matt. 10 : 14,15.
7. What will be the reward of those who improve their opportunities for good? Prov. 1 : 33.



OUTLINE HARMONY OF THE GOSPELS

PRE-EXISTENCE, BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENT UNTIL JESUS'S TWELFTH YEAR
BC 4, 5, or 6 - AD 7

1. Christ's pre - existence and incarnation. St. John 1 : 1-14.
2. Luke reveals his method of research. St. Luke 1 : 1-4.
3. Matthew's genealogy through Joseph's line. St. Matthew 1 : 1-17.
4. Luke's genealogy through Mary's line. St. Luke 3 : 23-38.
5. John's birth announced to Zechariah. St. Luke 1 : 5 - 25.
6. Jesus' birth announced to Mary? St. Luke 1 : 26-38.
7. Mary visits Elizabeth. the song of Elizabeth. Mary's song. St. Luke 1 : 39-56.
8. John's birth. Zechariah's song. St. Mark 1 : 57-80.
9. An angel announces Jesus' birth to Joseph? St. Matthew 1 : 18-25.
10. Jesus is born in Bethlehem. St. Luke 2 : 1-7.
11. Angels praise and shepherds worship Him. St. Luke 2 : 2-20.
12. Jesus is circumcised and presented in the temple. Simeon's song. St. Luke 2 : 21-38.
13. The Wise Men and their gifts to Jesus. St. Matthew 2 : 1-2.
14. Joseph's flight to Egypt, with child and mother. St. Matthew 2 : 13-15.
15. Herod kills all male children under two. St. Matthew 2 : 16-18.
16. The return from Egypt, settling in Nazareth. St Matthew 2 : 19-23. St. Luke 2 : 39.
17. Jesus' childhood in Nazareth. St. Luke 2 : 40.
18. The boy Jesus visits Jerusalem at age twelve. St Luke 2 : 41-50.
19. He returns to Nazareth. St. Luke 2 : 51-52.

THE YEARS OF SILENCE AD 7 - AD 26

THE BEGINNING OF CHRIST'S PUBLIC MINISTRY AD 26 - AD 27

20. John the Baptist prepares the way. St. Matthew 3 : 1-12. St. Mark 1 : 1-8. St. Luke 3 : 1-18.
21. Christ is baptized by John in the Jordan. St. Matthew 3 : 13-17. St. Mark 1 : 9-11. St. Luke 3 : 21-23.
22. Christ is tempted in the wilderness of Judea. St. Matthew 4 : 1-11. St. Mark 1 : 12-13. St. Luke 4 : 1-13.
23. John the Baptist's witness to Christ. St. John 1 : 15-34.
24. Christ's first disciples St. John 1 : 35-51.
25. Christ's first miracle, in Cana of Galilee. John 2 : 1-11.
26. Christ's first visit to Capernaum. John 2 : 12.
27. His first temple cleansing at the Passover. St. John 2 : 13-25.
28. Nicodemus' interview with Christ. St. John 3 : 1-21.
29. John's loyalty as Christ's ministry in Judea gains momentum. St. John 3 : 22-36.
30. Christ's reasons for leaving Judea. St. Matthew 4 : 12. St. Mark 1 : 14. St. Luke 3 : 19-20. St. John 4 : 1-4.
31. Christ convinces the Samaritan woman He is the Messiah, and converts many. St. John 4 : 5-42

CHRIST'S GREAT GALILEAN MINISTRY 27 AD - 29 AD

32. Christ's arrival and reception in Galilee. St. John 4 : 43-45.
33. A summary of His teaching there. St. Matthew 4 : 17. St. Mark 1 : 15. St. Luke 4 : 14-15.
34. At Cana, He heals the Capernaum nobleman's son. St. John 4 : 46-54.
35. Christ's first rejection at Nazareth. St. Luke 16-31.
36. His new home in Capernaum. St. Matthew 4 : 13-16.
37. Christ calls four fishermen as disciples. St. Matthew 4 : 18-22. St. Mark 1 : 16-20. St. Luke 5 : 1-11.
38. He teaches, and heals a demoniac in the synagogue on the Sabbath. St. Mark 1 : 21-28. St. Luke 4 : 31-37.
39. The healing of Peter's mother-in-law and others. St Matthew 8 : 14-17. St. Mark 1 : 29-34. St. Luke 4 : 38-41.
40. Christ's first tour of Galilee, starting with four disciples. St. Matthew 4 : 23-25. St. Mark 1 : 35-39.
St. Luke 4 : 42-44.
41. He heals a leper, causing great excitement. St. Matthew 8 : 2-4. St. Mark 1:40-45. St. Luke 5 : 12-16.
42. He heals the paralytic, let down through the roof? St. Matthew 9 : 1-8. St. Mark 2 : 1-12. St. Luke 5 : 17-26.
43. Christ calls Matthew, who gives Him a reception. St. Matthew 9 : 9-13. St. Mark 2 : 13-17. St. Luke 5 : 27-32
44. Christ defends His disciples for not fasting. St. Matthew 9 : 14-17. St. Mark 2 : 18-22. St. Luke 5 : 33-39.
45. At a feast in Jerusalem Christ heals a lame man on the Sabbath. St. John 5 : 1-47.
46. Controversy with the Pharisees over the disciples' plucking grain on the Sabbath. St. Matthew 12 : 1-8.
St. Mark 2 : 23-28. St. Luke 6 : 1-5.
47. Christ heals a man with a withered hand on Sabbath. St. Matthew 12 : 9-14. St. Mark 3 : 1-6. St. Luke 6 : 6-11.
48. He teaches and heals beside the Sea of Galilee. St. Matthew 12 : 15-21. St. Mark 3 : 7-12.
49. Christ chooses the twelve, after a night of prayer. St. Mark 3 : 13-19. St. Luke 6 : 12-16.
50. The Sermon on the Mount. Parables: The Mote and Beam in the Eye, Builders upon the Rock and the Sand. St. Matthew 5 : 1-8:1. St. Luke 6 : 17-49.
51. At Capernaum, Christ heals a centurion's servant. St. Matthew 8 : 5-13. St. Luke 7 : 1-10.
52. He raises from the dead the widow's son at Nain. St. Luke 7 : 11-17.
53. Christ receives messengers from John, answers them, and praises John. St. Matthew 12 : 2-19.
St. Luke 7 : 18-35.
54. Woes pronounced on Chorazin, Bethsaida, and Capernaum. St. Matthew 11 : 20-30.
55. A sinful woman anoints Christ's feet in the Pharisee's home. The Parable of The Two Forgiven Debtors.
St. Luke 7 : 36-50.
56. Christ's second tour of Galilee. St. Luke 8 : 1-3.
57. He heals the demoniac, and answers the charge of being in league with Beelzebub. St. Matthew 12 : 22-37.
St. Mark 3 : 19-30.
58. The scribes and Pharisees seek a sign. St. Matthew 12 : 38-45.
59. Christ's relatives try to take Him home. St. Matthew 12 : 46-50. St. Mark 3 : 31- 35. St. Luke 8 : 19-21.
60. A Group of Parables Introducing these parables. St Matthew 13 : 1-3a. St. Mark 4 : 1-2. St. Luke 8 : 4.
(a) The Sower. St. Matthew 13 : 3-23. St. Mark 4 : 3-25. St. Luke 8 : 5-18.
(b) Seed Sown and Bearing Fruit. St. Mark 4 : 26-29.
(c) The Wheat and the Tares. St. Matthew 13 : 24-30,36-43.
(d) The Grain of Mustard Seed. St. Matthew 13 : 31-32. St. Mark 4 : 30-32.
(e) Leaven in the Meal. St. Matthew 13 : 33-35. St. Mark 4 : 33-34.
(f) Hidden Treasure/. St. Matthew. 13 : 44.
(g) The Pearl of Great Price. St. Matthew 13 : 45-46.
(h) The Net. St. Matthew 13 : 47-50.
(i) The Householder. St. Matthew 13 : 51-53.
61. Christ stills the tempest as he crosses the Lake. St. Matthew 8:18, 23-27. St. Mark 4 : 35-41.
St. Luke 8 : 22-25.
62. He heals the Gerasene (Gadarene) demoniac. St. Matthew 8 : 28-34. St. Mark 5 : 1-20. St. Luke 8 : 26-39.
63. He heals Jairus' daughter and the woman with the issue of blood. St. Matthew 9 : 18-26. St. Mark 5 : 21-43.
St. Luke 8 : 40-56.
64. He heals two blind men and a demoniac. St. Matthew 9 : 27-34.
65. Christ's last visit to His home town, Nazareth. St. Matthew 13 : 54-58. St. Mark 6 : 1-6.
66. He instructs the twelve, sending them out by pairs, and makes a third tour of Galilee. St. Matthew 9 : 35-11:1. St. Mark 6 : 6-13. St Luke 9 : 1-6.
67. Herod's fears about Jesus because of John, whom he had beheaded. St. Matthew 14 : 1-12. St. Mark 6 : 14-29. St. Luke 9 : 7-9.

CHRIST'S TRAINING SCHOOL FOR THE TWELVE AD 29

68. The disciples return, and Christ retires with them beyond the lake for rest. St. Matthew 14 : 13-14.
St. Mark 6 : 30-34. St. Luke 9 : 10-11. St. John 6 : 1-3.
69. He feeds the 5,000 with five loaves and two fishes. St. Matthew 14 : 15-21. St. Mark 6 : 35-44. St. Luke 9 : 17. St. John 6 : 4-13.
70. He escapes being crowned King. St. Matthew 14 : 22-23. St. Mark 6 : 45-46. St. John 6 : 14-15.
71. Christ walks on water to the twelve in peril at sea. St Matthew 14 : 24-33. St. Mark 6 : 47-52.
St. John 6 : 16-21,
72. He and the disciples are welcomed at Gennesaret. St. Matthew 14 : 34-36. St. Mark 6 : 53-56.
73. Christ refuses to conform to popular concepts of the Messiah, and loses support St. John 6 : 22-71.
74. The Pharisees blame Christ for the disciples' disregard for the ceremonial law on unwashed hands.
St. Matthew 15 : 1-20. St. Mark 7 : 1-23. St. John 7 : 1.
75.Christ withdraws to the region of Tyre and Sidon, and heals a Syrophoenician (Canaanite) woman's daughter. St. Matthew 15 : 21-28. St. Mark 7 : 24-30
76. Keeping beyond Herod Antipas' rule, Christ heals the deaf and dumb man; feeds 4,000.
St. Matthew 15 : 29-38. St. Mark 7 : 31- 8 : 9.
77. He crosses the lake to Magadan (Dalmanutha). St. Matthew 15 : 39. St. Mark 8 : 10.
78. Pharisees and Sadducees ask for a sign. St. Matthew 16 : 1-4. St. Mark 8 : 11-12.
79. Embarking for Bethsaida Julias, Christ there heals a blind man. St. Matthew 16 : 5-12. St. Mark 8 : 13-26.
80. Christ tests the disciples' faith in His Messiahship. St. Matthew 16 : 13-20. St. Mark 8 : 27-30.
St. Luke 9 : 18-21.
81. He foretells His rejection, death, and resurrection. St. Matthew 16 : 21-26. St. Mark 8 : 31-37.
St. Luke 9 : 22-25.
82. The Son of Man will come in glory. St. Matthew 16 : 27-28. St. Mark 8 : 38-9 : 1. St. Luke 9 : 26-27
83. The transfiguration of Christ on a mountain. St. Matthew 17 : 1-13. St. Mark 9 : 2-13. St. Luke 9 : 28-36.
84. He heals the demoniac boy, where the disciples had failed. St. Matthew 17 : 14-20. St. Mark 9 : 14-29.
St. Luke 9 : 37-43.
85. Christ again foretells His death and resurrection. St. Matthew 17 : 22-23. St. Mark 9 : 30-32.
St. Luke 9 : 43-44.
86. His temple tax is miraculously provided. St. Matthew 17 : 24-27.
87. Christ teaches His disciples humility by the example of a little child. A Parable of the Lost Sheep.
St. Matthew 18 : 1-14. St. Mark 9 : 33-50. St. Luke 9 : 46-50.
88. The Parable of The Unforgiving Servant. St. Matthew 18 : 15-35.
89. Christ tells the cost of following Him. St. Matthew 8 : 19-22. St. Luke 9 : 57-62.
90. He rejects the advice of His unbelieving brothers. St. John 7 : 2-9.
91. He goes privately to Jerusalem. St. Luke 9 : 51-56. St. John 7 : 10.

CHRIST'S LATER JUDEAN MINISTRY AD 29

92. Christ's arrival and teachings at the Feast of the Tabernacles. St. John 7 : 11-53.
93. The adulteress brought to Christ for judgement is forgiven but instructed to sin no more. St. John 8 : 1-11.
94. Christ proclaims Himself the Light of the World, and the Pharisees seek to stone Him. St. John 8 : 12-59.
95. Christ heals and converts the man born blind, who defies the Pharisees' ruling against Christ. St. John 9 : 1-41.
96. The Parable of The Good Shepherd. St. John 10 : 1-21.
97. The seventy are sent forth. St. Luke 10 : 1-16.
98. Christ rejoices in their reports of success. St. Luke 10 : 17-24.
99. The Parable of the Good Samaritan. St. Luke 10 : 25-37.
100. Christ visits Mary and Martha in Bethany. St. Luke 10 : 38-42.
101. Christ again gives His disciples an example of prayer (cf. Matthew 6 : 5-15). St. Luke 11 : 1-4.
102. The Parable of The Importunate Friend. St. Luke 11 : 5-13.
103. Christ's cure of a dumb demoniac is followed by accusation of league with Beelzebub. The Parable of The Return of the Unclean Spirit. St. Luke 11 : 17-36.
104. Dinning with a Pharisee, Christ denounces these religious leaders as a group. St. Luke 11 : 37-54.
105. Christ's exhortation to His disciples. St. Luke 12: 1-12.
106. Appeal to Christ to arbitrate an inheritance. The Parables of The Rich Fool, The Watchful Servants, and The Wise Steward. St. Luke 12 : 12-59.
107. Judgments from God should stir men to repentance. The Parable of the Barren Fig Tree. St. Luke 13 : 1-9.
108. Christ heals a crippled woman on the Sabbath and defends this action. St. Luke 13 : 10-17.
109. He repeats the Parables of The Grain of Mustard Seed and Leaven in the Meal. St. Luke 13 : 18-21.
110. The Jews seek to stone Christ when He refuses to state plainly at the Feast of Tabernacles whether He is the Messiah. St. John 10 : 22-39.

CHRIST'S LATER PEREAN MINISTRY AD 29-30

111. He withdraws to Bethany beyond Jordan. St. John 10 : 40-42.
112. Christ teaches in Perea on the way to Jerusalem. The Parable of The Closed Door. St. Luke 13 : 22-35.
113. He dines with a Pharisee, again heals on the Sabbath, and defends Himself. St. Luke 14 : 1-6.
114. The Parables of The Wedding Guest and The Rejected Supper. St. Luke 14 : 7-24.
115. Christ defines the cost of discipleship. The Parables of Counting the Cost before Building, and Going to War without considering the Odds. St. Luke 14 : 25-35.
116. He is criticized by Pharisees and scribes for receiving sinners. His defense: St. Luke 15 : 1-2.
(a) Another Parable of the Lost Sheep. St. Luke 15 : 3-7.
(b) The Parable of The Lost Coin. St. Luke 15 : 8-10.
(c) The Parable of The Prodigal, or Spendthrift, Son. St. Luke 15 : 11-32.
117. Parables on stewardship. St. Luke 16 : 1- 17 : 10.
(a) The Unfaithful Steward. St. Luke 16 : 1-13.
(b) The Rich Man and Lazarus. St. Luke 16 : 19-31.
(c) The Duty of Servants. St. Luke 17 : 7-10.
118. Christ raises Lazarus from the dead. St. John 11 : 1-44.
119. Christ withdraws to the city of Ephraim, after this miracle wins followers and increases zeal
of His foes to kill Him. St. John 11 : 45-54.
120. On Christ's last trip to Jerusalem, He heals ten lepers. St. Luke 17 : 11-19.
121. He tells the scribes and His disciples the nature of the Kingdom of God. St. Luke 17 : 19-37.
122. The Parable of The Unjust Judge and the Importunate Widow. St. Luke 18 : 1-8.
123. The Parable of the Pharisee and the Publican. St. Luke 18 : 9 -14.
124. Christ's teaching on divorce. St. Matthew 19 : 1-12. St. Mark 10 : 1-12.
125. Christ's attitude toward children. St. Luke 19 : 13-15. St. Mark 10 : 13-16. St. Luke 18 : 15-17
126. The rich young ruler, and the perils of riches. St. Matthew 19 : 16-26. St. Mark 10 : 17-26.
St. Luke 18 : 18-27.
127. The great reward to followers of Christ. St. Matthew 19 : 27-30. St. Mark 10 : 28-31. St. Luke 18 : 28-20.
128. The Parable of The Agreed Wages of the Vineyard. St. Matthew 20 : 1-16.
129. Christ again foretells His death and resurrection. St. Matthew 10 : 17-19. St. Mark 10 : 32-34.
St. Luke 18 : 31-32.
130. He rebukes the ambition of James and John. St. Matthew 20 : 20-28. St. Mark 10 : 35-45.
131. Christ heals blind Bartimaeus and friend at Jericho. St. Matthew 20 : 29-34. St. Mark 10 : 46-52.
St. Luke 18 : 35-43.
132. Zacchaeus and his household are saved. The Parable of the Pounds. St. Luke 19 : 1-28

THE FINAL MINISTRY OF CHRIST IN JERUSALEM AD 30

133. His arrival at the Bethany home of Lazarus, Mary, and Martha. St. John 11 : 55. St. John 12-1. St John 9-11.
134. Christ's triumphant entry into Jerusalem. St. Matthew 21 : 1-11, 14-17. St. Mark 11 : 1-11.
St. Luke 19 : 29-44. St. John 12 : 12-19
135. The barren fig tree is cursed, and withers. St. Matthew 21 : 18-22. St. Mark 11 : 12-14, 19-25.
136. Christ cleanses the temple a second time. St. Matthew 21 : 12-13. St. Mark 11 : 15-18. St. Luke 19 : 45-48.
137. The inquiry of Greeks seeking Christ leads Him to a discussion of His glory. St. John 12 : 20-50.
138. As Christ teaches in the temple, the Sanhedrin formally challenges His authority as teacher.
St. Matthew 21 : 23-27. St. Mark 11 : 27-33. St. Luke 20 : 1-8.
139. The Parable of The Two Sons. St. Matthew 21 : 28-32.
140. The Parable of The Vineyard and the Wicked Tenants. St. Matthew 21 : 33-46. St. Mark 12 : 1-12.
St. Luke 20 : 9-19.
141. The Parable of The Marriage Feast. St. Matthew 22 : 1-14.
142. The Pharisees and Herodians ask Christ a tricky tax question. St. Matthew 22 : 15-22. St. Mark 12 : 13-17. St. Luke 20 : 20-26.
143. The Sadducees frame a question on the resurrection. St. Matthew 22 : 23-33. St. Mark 12 : 18-27.
St. Luke 20 : 27-40.
144. A lawyer of the Pharisees ask Him a legal question. St. Matthew 22 : 34-40. St. Mark 12 : 28-34.
145. Christ silences His enemies by asking them the Messiah's relationship to David. St. Matthew 22 : 41-46.
St. Mark 12 : 35-37. St. Luke 20 : 41-44.
146. Christ denounces the scribes and Pharisees in His last public speech? St. Matthew 23 : 1-39.
St. Mark 12 : 38-40. St Luke 20 : 45-47.
147. Christ commends the widow's gift. St. Mark 12 : 41-44. St. Luke 21 : 1-4.

CHRIST PREPARES THE DISCIPLES FOR HIS DEATH
Tuesday to Thursday of Passion Week, AD 30.

148. He prophesies destruction of the temple. St. Matthew 24 : 1-2. St. Mark 13 : 1-2. St. Luke 21 : 5-6.
149. Christ tells of His own second coming. St. Matthew 24 : 3-31. St. Mark 13 : 3-27. St. Luke 21 : 7-28.
150. The Parable of The Leafing Fig Tree. St. Matthew 24 : 32-41. St. Mark 13 : 28-32. St. Luke 21 : 29-33.
151. Preparedness urged by six parables St. Matthew 24 : 42, 25 : 46. St. Mark 13 : 33-37. St. Luke 21 : 34-36.
(a) The Man Going on a Journey. St. Mark 13 : 34-37.
(b) The Master of the House. St. Matthew 24 : 43-45a,
(c) The Faithful and the Wicked Servant. St. Matthew 24 : 45b-51.
(d)The Wise and the Foolish Virgins. St. Matthew 25 : 1-13.
(e) The Talents. 25 : 14-30.
(f) The Sheep and the Goats. St. Matthew 25 : 31-46.
152. The crucifixion of Christ is plotted. St. Matthew 26 : 1-5. St. Mark 14 : 1-2. St. Luke 22 : 1-2.
153. Mary anoints Christ in the home of Simon the leper. St. Matthew 26 : 6-13. St. Mark 14 : 3-9.
St. John 12 : 2-8.
154. Judas makes a deal with the rulers to betray Christ. St. Matthew 26 : 14-16. St. Mark 14 : 10-11.
St. Luke 22 : 3-6.
155. Christ's disciples prepare for the Passover meal, and He partakes of it with them. St. Matthew 26 : 17-20.
St. Mark 14 : 12-17. St. Luke 22 : 7-16, 24-30.
156. During the meal, Christ washes His disciples' feet. St. John 13 : 1-20.
157. Christ names Judas as His betrayer. St. Matthew 26 : 21-25. St. Mark 14 : 18-21. St. Luke 22 : 21 : 23.
St. John 13 : 21-30.
158. Christ warns the disciples about deserting Him. St. Matthew 26 : 31-35. St. Mark 14 : 27-31.
St. Luke 22 : 31-38. St. John 13 : 31-38.
159. Christ institutes the memorial "Lord's Supper" St Matthew 26 : 26-29. St. Mark 14 : 22-25.
St. Luke 22 : 17-20.
160. Christ's farewell talk to His disciples. St. John 14 : 1-31.
161. His talk is continued, possibly on the way to the Garden of Gethsemane. St. John 15 and 16.
162. Christ's great intercessory prayer. St. John 17 : 1-26.
163. His agony in the garden. St. Matthew 26 : 30, 36-46. St. Mark 14 : 26, 32-42. St. Luke 22 : 39-46.
St. John 18 : 1.

CHRIST'S ARREST, TRIAL, CRUCIFIXION AND BURIAL
Thursday night through Saturday of Passion Week. AD 30

164. Christ is betrayed and arrested. St. Matthew 26 : 47-56. St. Mark 14 : 43-52. St. Luke 22 : 47-53.
St. John 18 : 2-12.
165. Caiaphas and Sanhedrin hurriedly try and condemn Him before dawn. St. Matthew 26 : 57, 59-68.
St. Mark 14 : 53, 55-65. St. Luke 22 : 54, 63-65. St. John 18 : 12-14, 19-24.
166. Peter denies Christ three times. St. Matthew 26 : 58, 69-75. St. Mark 14 : 54, 66-72. St. Luke 22 : 54-62.
St. John 18 : 15-18, 25-27.
167. The Sanhedrin legalizes its pre-dawn action. St. Matthew 27 : 1. St. Mark 15 : 1a. St. Luke 22 : 66-71.
168. The remorse and suicide of Judas Iscariot St. Matthew 27 : 3-10.
169. Christ its first brought before Pilate. St. Matthew 27 : 2, 11-14. St. Mark 15 : 1b-5. St. Luke 23 : 1-5.
St. Luke 23 : 6-12. St. John 18 : 28-38.
170. Christ before Herod Antipas. St. Luke 23 : 6-12.
171. Christ before Pilate the second time. St. Matthew 27 : 15-26. St. Mark 15 : 6-15. St. Luke 23 : 13-25.
St. John 18 : 39-19 : 16.
172. Christ is mocked by the Roman soldiers. St. Matthew 27 : 27-30. St. Mark 15 : 16-19.
173. Christ on the way to Golgotha's cross. St. Matthew 27 : 31-34. St. Mark 15 : 20-23. St. Luke 23 : 26-33a.
St. John 19 : 16-17.
174. His crucifixion and the events of the first three hours. Three saying from the cross. St. Matthew 27 : 35-44. St. Mark 15 : 24-32. St. Luke 23 : 33b-43. St. John 19 : 18-27.
175. Three hours of darkness culminate in Christ's death. Four saying from the cross.
St. Matthew 27 : 45-56. St. Mark 15 : 33-41. St. Luke 23 : 44-49. St. John 19 : 28-30.
176. Christ is buried in the tomb. St. Matthew 27 : 57-60. St. Mark 42-46. St. Luke 23 : 50-54. St. John 19 : 31-42.
177. Women watch near Christ's tomb. St. Matthew 27 : 61-66. St. Mark 15 : 47. St. Luke 23 : 55-56.

CHRIST'S RESURRECTION, APPEARANCES AND ASCENSION
During 40 days beginning with Sunday after crucifixion, AD 30

178. The women start for Christ's tomb. St. Matthew 28 : 1. St. Mark 16 : 1.
179. The sealed tomb is opened during an earthquake. St. Matthew 28 : 2-4.
180. The women arrive at Christ's tomb and are told by angels of His resurrection. St. Matthew 28 : 5-8.
St. Mark 16 : 2-8. St. Luke 24 : 1-8. St. John 20-1.
181. After the women's report, Peter and John rush to the empty tomb. St. Luke 24 : 9-12. St. John 20 : 2-10.
182. Christ appears to Mary Magdalene and sends a message to His disciples. St. Mark 16 : 9-11.
St. John 20 :11-18.
183. Christ appears to the other women. St. Matthew 28 : 9-10.
184. Guards of His tomb report to the Jewish rulers and are bribed to spread a false report.
St. Matthew 28 : 11-15.
185. On the road to Emmaus Christ appears to two disciples, who report this to the others. St. Mark 16 : 12-13.
St. Luke 24 : 13-33,35.
186. They also report (cf. 1 Corinthians 15 : 5) His appearance to Simon Peter. St. Luke 24 : 34.
187. Christ appears to the ten disciples, who fail to convince absent Thomas of the resurrection. St. Mark 16 : 14. St. Luke 24 : 36-43. St. John 20 : 19-25.
188. His second appearance to the disciples convinces Thomas. The purpose of John's record. St. John 20 : 26-31.
189. Christ appears to seven disciples by the Sea of Galilee and gives them a miraculous catch of fish.
St. John 21 : 1-14.
190. His commission to Peter and John. St. John 21 : 15-25.
191. Christ appears to more that five hundred )1 Corinthians 15 : 6) on a Galilean mountain and gives
the Great Commission. St. Matthew 28 : 16-20. St. Mark 16 : 15-18.
192. Christ appears to the disciples and gives a further commission. St. Luke 24 : 44-49.
193. Christ's last appearance, and His ascension. St. Mark 16 : 19-20. St. Luke 24 : 50-53.





PARABLES OF CHRIST

1.The mate and the beam in the eye. Luke 6 : 41-42
2. Builders upon the Rock and the Sand. Matt. 7 : 24-27. Luke 6 : 47-49.
3. The two forgiven debtors. Luke 7 : 40-50.
4. The sower. Matt. 13 : 3-9, 18-23. Mark 4 : 3-9, 14-20. Luke 8 : 5-8, 11-15.
5. Seed sown and bearing fruit. Mark 4 : 16-29.
6. The wheat and the tares. Matt. 13 : 24-30, 37-43.
7. The grain of mustard seed. Matt. 13 : 31-32. Mark 4 : 30-32. Luke 13 : 18-19.
8. Leaven in the meal. Matt. 13 : 33. Luke 13 : 20-21.
9. Hidden Treasure. Matt. 13 : 44.
10. The Pearl of Great Price. Matt. 13 : 45-46.
11. The net. Matt. 13 : 47-50.
12 The householder. Matt. 13 : 52.
13. A parable of the lost sheep. Matt. 18 : 12-14.
14. The unforgiving servant. Matt. 18 : 23-35.
15. The good shepherd. John 10 : 1-18.
16. The good Samaritan. Luke 10 : 30-37.
17. The Importunate Friend. Luke 11 : 5-13.
18. The return of the unclean spirit. Luke 11 : 24-26.
19. The rich fool. Luke 12: 15-21.
20. The watchful servants. Luke 12 : 35-40.
21. The wise steward. Luke 12 : 42-48
22. The barren fig tree. Luke 13: 6-9.
23. The closed door. Luke 13 : 24-30.
24. The wedding guest. Luke 14 : 8-11.
25. The rejected supper. Luke 14 : 16-24.
26. Counting the cost before building. Luke 14 : 26-30.
27. Going to war without considering the odds. Luke 14 : 31-33..
28. Another Parable of the Lost Sheep. Luke 15 : 4-7.
29. The Lost Coin. Luke 15: 8-10.
30. The prodigal, or spendthrift, son. Luke 15 : 11-32.
31. The unfaithful steward. Luke 16 : 1-12.
32. The rich man and Lazarus. Luke 16 : 19-31.
33. The duty of servants. Luke 17: 7-10.
34. The unjust judge and the importunate widow. Luke 18 : 2-8.
35. The Pharisee and the publican. Luke 18 : 10-14.
36. The agreed wages of the vineyard workers. Matt. 20 : 1-16.
37. The pounds. Luke 19 : 12-27.
38. The two sons. Matt. 21 : 28-32.
39. The Vineyard and the wicked tenants. Matt. 21 : 33-45. Mark 12 : 1-12. Luke 20 : 9-19.
40. The Marriage Feast. Matt. 22 : 2-14.
41. The leafing fig tree. Matt. 24 :32-35. Mark 13 : 28-31. Luke 21 : 29-33.
42. The man going on a Journey. Mark 13 : 34-37.
43. The master of the house. Matt. 24 : 42-44.
44. The faithful and the wicked servant. Matt. 24: 45-51.
45. The wise and the foolish virgins. Matt. 25 : 1-13.
46. The talents. Matt. 25 : 14-30.
47. The sheep and the goats. Matt. 25 : 31-46.




INFLUENCE OF PARENTS

1. What instruction is given to parents in regard to training their children? Prov. 22 :6.
2. Do children of righteous parents receive blessings from God? Ps. 103 : 17.
3. Are children punished for the sins of their parents? Exod. 20 : 5.
4. How do children regard a Christian mother? Prov. 31 : 28.
5. How does our heavenly Father look upon his children? Ps. 103.13.
6. Is it necessary for parents to correct their children? Prov. 3 : 12. Prov. 23 : 13.
7. How is neglect shown in the case of Eli? 1 Sam. 3 : 13.

PASSOVER

1. By whom was the feast of Passover instituted? Exod. 12 : 43.
2. Why is it so called? Exod. 12 : 25-27.
3. What were some of the rules concerning it? Deut. 16 : 1-8.
4. Were strangers authorized to celebrate the feast? Num. 9 : 14.
5. What was the penalty for neglecting to observe it? Num. 9 : 13.
6. Was it celebrated after the return from captivity? Ezra. 6 : 20-22.
7. Did Christ observe the feast of Passover? Matt. 26 : 17-20.
8. What happened to Christ at this time? Matt. 26 : 2.
9. Why is Christ call our Passover? 1 Cor. 5 : 7.
10. How is his death commemorated? 1 Cor. 11 : 26.
11. When and by whom was the Lord's Supper instituted? 1 Cor. 11 : 23,24.

PATIENCE

1. How should we wait for God's promises? Ps. 37 : 7.
2. How can we cultivate patience? Heb. 12 : 1.
3. Who has set us the perfect example? Heb. 12 : 2,3.
4. Doe our present state render patience necessary? Heb. 10 : 36.
5. Are our trails less than we deserve? Lam. 3 : 39.
6. For what are they intended? 2 Cor. 4 : 17.
7. How will they terminate? Rom. 8 : 18.
8. By what words does Paul describe God? Rom. 15 : 5.
9. Does God exercise patience toward his chosen people? Isa. 30 : 18.

PATRIOTISM

1. Is it the duty of every true citizen to pray for the peace of his country? Ps. 122 : 6,7.
2. What should be his greatest desire? Isa. 62 : 1.
3. Give examples of true patriotism. Heb. 11 : 24-26. Gen. 31 : 3.

PEACE

1. Should peace be cultivated? Ps. 34 : 14.
2. by what means? Prov. 15 : 1.
3. How ought we to live? Rom. 12 : 18.
4. What is said of such living? Ps. 133 : 1. Prov 12 : 20.
5. Was spiritual peace given by the Saviour? John 14 : 27.
6. What is said of the peace of God? Phil. 4 : 7.
7. What will be the reward of the peacemakers? Matt. 5 : 9.
8. How is universal peace to be secured? Isa. 2 : 3,4.

PERFECTION

1. 1. Are all men sinful by nature? Eccles. 7 : 20.
2. Who only can change this sinful nature and lead us on to perfection? 1 Pet. 5 : 10.
3. In whom is the love of God perfected? 1 John 2 : 5.
4. what is said of those who desire the love? Matt. 5 : 6.
5. Who has set us the example of perfection? Matt. 5 : 48.
6. Will he keep those who try to follow it? 2 Cor. 13 : 11.

PERJURY

1. Is swearing falsely forbidden? Lev. 19 : 12.
2. Do they sin who disobey his command? Lev. 6 : 3.
3. How does God regard those who swear falsely? Zech. 8 : 17.
4. What does Christ say on this subject? Matt. 5 : 33.
5. Give an instance of perjury. Matt. 26 : 59.

PERSECUTION

1. Were suffering and death for Christ's sake foretold to be the lot of the apostles and Christians? Ps. 37 : 32.
2. How should true Christians behave under persecution? Matt. 5 : 44.
3. What is said of those who are persecuted? Matt. 5 : 10,11.
4. Why should they rejoice? Matt. 5 : 12.
5. Is persecution of Christian, persecution of Christ himself? Zech. 2 : 8. Acts. 9 : 4.
6. Will the persecutor be punished? Mark 9 : 42.
7. Are Christians to expect persecution? Mark 10 : 30.
8. How are Christians to meet persecution? 1 Pet 4 : 19.

PERSEVERANCE * ENDURANCE

1. Is steadfast continuance in duty enjoined? 1 Cor. 15 : 58.
2. How does God help his saints to do this? Ps. 37 : 24.
3. What effect does obedience to God have upon his people? Job 17 : 9.
4. Can anything keep them from the love of God? Rom. 8 : 38,39.
5. What do we know of the immortality of God's love, wisdom, and faithfulness? Jer. 31. 3.

POLYGAMY

1. How did god signify that a man must have but one wife? Gen. 2 : 21,22.
2. Did he show the same thing in saving from the flood only on woman to each man? Gen. 7 : 13.
3.Did not the first man who had more than one wife appear as late as the seventh generation? Gen. 4 : 19.
4. Were kings, having a natural tendency to self-indulgence, forbidden to take more than one wife? Deut. 17 : 17.
5. In the Mosaic legislation is a single wife dealt with as the proper number? Lev. 21 : 13.
6. Did Jesus endorse the Mosaic legislation? Matt. 19 : 5,6.

POOR AND OUT DUTY TO THEM

1. Who distributes the wealth and good things of this world? 1 Sam. 2 : 7.
2. Have the poor any promise from God? Ps. 9 : 18. Isa. 14 : 30.
3. What advantages have they? Eccles. 5 : 12. Prov. 28 : 6.
4. Are the rich and poor on a level in the sight of God? Prov. 22 : 2.
5. Is the condition of the poor sometimes preferable to that of the rich? Prov. 16 : 8.
6. What is said of the inconvenience of poverty? Prov. 14 : 20.
7. What is the duty of the rich to the poor? Zech. 7 : 10. Matt. 5 : 42.
8. What will be the reward of those who thus treat them? Ps. 41 : 1.
9. What is the danger of those who despise and neglect them? Prov. 21 : 13.

PRAISE, THANKFULNESS AND THANKSGIVING

1. Are all the people exhorted to praise God? Ps. 22 : 23. Ps. 69 : 34. Ps. 150 : 6.
2. How ought we to render praise unto God? 138 : 1.
3. How often should praise and thanksgiving be offered? Ps. 145 : 2. Heb. 13 : 15.
4. How may it be expressed? Ps 21 : 13. Ps. 30 : 4. Isa. 49 : 13.
5. How should we praise God? Ps. 106 : 1. Ps. 150 : 2. 1 Cor. 15 : 57.
6. Is it right to seek praise of men? Matt. 6 : 1.

OBJECTS OF PRAYER

1. May sinners pray for salvation? Ps. 85 : 7.
2. For obedience? Ps. 119 : 5. Ps. 119 : 133.
3. For revival? Lam. 5 : 21.
4. Recovery from sickness? Ps. 6 : 1,2.
5. May we pray for business success? Neh. 1 : 11. Ps. 118 : 25.
6. For favors in old age? Ps. 71 : 9.
7. Give some other pleas of prayer. Gen. 18 : 23. Ps. 16 : 1. Ps. 69 : 17. Ps. 119 : 146.

POSTURE IN PRAYER

1. Is any special posture required in prayer? Luke 18 : 1.
2. Is there authority for standing? 2 Chron. 20 : 9.
3. Are there instances of bowing? Neh. 8 : 6.
4. Instance of kneeling? Acts 20 :36.
5. Is prayer in prostrate posture allowed? Josh. 7 : 10.

SOCIAL PRAYER

1. May Christians pray together? Gen. 35 : 6,7. Matt. 18 : 19,20.
2. Does not the structure of the Lord's Prayer adapt it to use in the family? Matt. 6 : 9-13.
3. May Christians expect the prayers of the dead? 1 Tim. 2 : 5.

SUBJECTS OF PRAYERS

1. Is it man's privilege to pray for others? Job 42 : 8. 1 Tim. 2 : 1.
2. May prayer be offered for individuals? Ps. 20 : 1.
3. Are ministers to be subject to prayer? Rom. 15 : 30. 1 Thess. 5 : 25.
4. Is privilege of prayer for family allowed? Gen. 32 : 11.
5. Are the living to pray for the dead? 2 Sam. 12 : 22,23.
6. Is prayer for enemies required? Matt. 5 : 44.

PRAYERS OF IMPRECATION

1. Upon whom may curses be asked? Num. 16 : 15. Gal. 1 : 8,9.
2. May such prayer be made in malice? Matt. 5 : 44.

PREACHING

1. Is this a divine institution? Matt. 28 : 18, 19.
2. What do many consider it? 1 Cor. 1 : 18.
3. Is great value attached to this ordinance? Rom. 10 : 14.
4. How should the gospel of Christ be preached? 1 Cor. 14 : 19.
5. Ought all sermons to be spiritual in sentiment and style? 1 Cor. 2 : 4.
6. What should be the greatest desire of the preacher? 2 Cor. 5 : 20.

PREDESTINATION

1. Has God from the beginning decreed or fixed all things? Eph. 1 : 11.
2. Have any particular persons been predestinated to advance God's glory and serve his purpose
in different ways? Exod 9 : 16. Acts 9 : 15.
3. Does God use the evil intentions of men to carry out his plans? Prov. 16 : 4. Acts 2 : 23.
4. Were the means of our redemption and the propagation of the gospel predestinated?
Matt. 26 : 24. Luke 18 : 33.
5. Have some persons been predestinated to grace and glory? Luke 12 : 32. Eph. 1 : 4,5.
6. Does predestination doom anyone to eternal damnation except as a merited punishment of his unbelief and rejection of Christ? John 3 : 36.

PRESUMPTION

1. Did Uzziah's sin exhibit presumption? 2 Chron. 26 : 16.
2. Are presumptuous sins reproved? Ps. 19 : 13.
3. Are they particularly heinous? Jas. 4 : 17.
4. What will be their punishment? Deut. 17 : 12.

PRIDE

1. What is said of pride? Prov. 16 : 18.
2. How does God look upon it? Prov. 16 : 5
3. What is the result of pride? Prov. 13 : 10. Prov. 11 : 2.
4. What is more preferable then pride? Prov. 16 : 19.
5. Is pride sinful? Prov 21 : 4.
6. Of what evil are the proud guilty? Prov. 28 : 25.
7. What will pride do for a man? Prov. 29 : 23.
8. Will it be punished? Jas. 4 : 6.

PROCRASTINATION

1. What command did God give the Israelites in regard to their offerings? Exod. 22 : 29.
2. Why should we not defer the performance of duties to a future time? Prov. 27 : 1.
3. What are they called who do so? Matt. 25 :3.
4. What does Christ tell us to do? Matt. 25 : 13.
5. Give an instance of procrastination. Acts. 24 : 25.
6. What is the danger of delaying to accept Christ? Jer. 8 : 20.

PROFANITY

1. Of what did the Jews accuse Paul? Acts 24 : 6.
2. Was this accusation true? Acts 24 : 13.
3. Has the Sabbath ever been profaned? Ezek. 23 : 38.
4. Is profaning God's name forbidden? Lev. 18 : 21.
5. How will it be punished? Lev. 20 : 3.
6. Is heartless worship rejected as profane? Mal. 1 : 6-8.

PROMISES TO THE CHILDREN

1. What is the only commandment with promise? Exod. 20 : 12.
2. If children obey God's commands, what other promise have they? Prov. 8 : 32.
3. What is said of a wise child? Eccles. 4 : 13.
4. How did Christ show his love for the children? Mark 10 : 16.
5. What did he say in their behalf? Mark 10 : 14.
6. Are children embraced in the covenant of grace? Acts 2 : 39.

PROMISES TO THE OVERCOMER

1. What are some of the promises to the overcomer? 1 John 2 : 25. Rev. 2 : 11. Rev. 2 : 26.
2. In order to receive these promises what must be overcome? Rom. 12 : 21.
3. What is necessary to overcome the world? 1 John 5 : 4,5.
4. Through whom does God give us strength to overcome? 1 Cor. 15 : 57.
5. What encouragement have Christians? John 16 : 33.

PROPHECIES OF CHRIST

1. Did Christ foretell his sufferings and manner of his death? Matt. 16 : 21.
2. How long did he say he would remain in the grave? Matt. 12 : 40.
3. What did he prophesy in regard to his resurrection? John 2 : 19-21.
4. Did Christ know who would betray him? Matt. 26 : 21-25.
5. What did he say Peter and the other disciples would do? Luke 22 : 34. John 16 : 32.
6. What did he foretell concerning his ascension? John 6 : 62. John 20 : 17.
7. What did he say of the persecutions to which the disciples would be subjected? Matt. 24 : 9.
8. Of the sufferings and death of Peter? John 21 : 18,19.
9. Did he tell of the destruction of Jerusalem? Mark 13 : 1,2.
10. How extensively did Chris say the gospel would be preached? Matt. 24 : 14.
11. Why did Christ utter prophecies? John 13 : 19.

PROPHECIES RELATING TO CHRIST

1. Was the coming of Christ foretold? Deut. 18 : 15.
2. Of whom was it said he would be born? Isa. 7 : 14.
3. Where was he to be born? Mic. 5 : 2.
4. Was this prophecy ever fulfilled? Matt. 2 : 1.
5. What was said of the messenger who should go before him? Isa. 40 : 3.
6. Was the preaching of John a fulfillment of this prediction? John 1 : 23.
7. By what sign was Christ's birth to be made known? Num. 24 : 17.
8. Who saw this star? Matt. 2 : 1,2.
9. Was a massacre of little children predicted at that time? Jer. 31 : 15.
10. How was it verified? Matt. 2 : 16, 18.
11. How was it said he would be regarded by his own people? Isa. 53 : 3.
12. Did this prove true? John 1 : 11.
13. By whom was it prophesied he should be betrayed? Ps. 41 : 9.
14. Was the prophecy fulfilled? Acts 1 : 16.
15. Where was Christ's grave to be made? Isa. 53 : 9.
16. Was his resurrection foretold? Hosea 6 : 2.
17. Has this prediction been fulfilled? Matt. 28 : 6.

PROVIDENCE

1. What shows the providence of God? Ps. 65 : 9.
2. Is it universal? Ps. 135 : 6.
3. Is God's providence unerringly wise? Ps. 104 : 24.
4. What is said of the perfect holiness and justice of it? Ps. 145 : 17. Ps. 97 : 2.
5. Are men's efforts vain without? Ps. 127 : 1,2.

PRUDENCE

1. What is said of the prudent? Prov. 13 : 16.
2. It practical wisdom recommended? Prov. 14 : 8.
3. What charge did Christ give his disciples when he sent them out to preach? Matt. 10 : 16.
4. How did Christ set a notable example? Matt. 22 : 17-21.
5. How may we exercise prudence? Jas. 3 : 13.
6. What effect does it have on a man? Prov. 19 : 11.

PUBLIC OPINION

1. Did Christ have any concern about public opinion regarding himself? Matt. 16 : 13.
2. What effect did public opinion have on the parents of the blind man whom Jesus healed? John 9 : 22.
3. Did the Jewish sanhedrin feel the power of public opinion? Mark 11 : 18,32.
4. Can there be cited an account of the good of a healthy public opinion in addition to the above?
Luke 22 : 2. Acts 5 : 26.
5. Is an unhealthy public opinion a power for evil? Exod. 32 : 22, 24.
6. How is an unwholesome influence from public opinion to be escaped? Ps. 27 : 1.
7. Did Israel give their consent to the government and code of Moses, to the leadership of Joshua and of the others? Deut. 5 : 27.
8. Was it not public sentiment that rejected Rehoboam as king by the ten tribes? 1 Kings 12 : 16.

PUNISHMENT FOR SIN

1. What is the penalty for sin? Rom. 6 : 23.
2. Are the wicked punished in his life? Isa. 57 : 21. Prov. 28 : 1.
3. How were murderers punished under the Mosaic law? Gen. 9 : 6.
4. What penalty was inflicted for idolatry? Deut. 13 : 10.
5. What determines the manner of punishment? Isa. 59 : 18.
6. How will those who reject Christ be punished? Prov. 29 : 1.
7. What will be the eternal punishment of all the wicked? Matt. 3 : 12. Matt. 25 : 41.

PURITY

1. Does God require us to have pure hearts? 1 Tim 1 : 5. Jas. 4 : 8.
2. How may we become pure? 2 Tim. 2 : 22.
3. What is said of the commandments of God? Ps. 19 : 8.
4. How is pure religion exercised? Jas. 1 : 27.
5. Why should we love the word of God? Ps. 119 : 140.
6. Will God purify the hearts of those who really desire it? Isa. 1 : 18.
7. What is the promise to the pure in heart? Matt. 5 : 8.

RAPE

1. What was the law in regard to rape? Deut. 22 : 25-27.
2. Did captives ever suffer on account of this sin? Zech. 14 : 2.
3. Give an instance of this sin? 2 Sam. 13 : 32.

RECONCILED TO GOD

1. Is it possible to please God while in a sinful condition? Rom. 8 : 8.
2. Why not? Rom. 8 : 7.
3. What is the reward of the carnally minded? Rom. 8 : 6.
4. How was reconciliation made in the old dispensation? Ezek. 45 : 15.
5. What is necessary now that we may be reconciled to God? Matt. 4 : 17. 1 John 1 : 9.
6. Through what are we reconciled? Rom. 5 : 1.

REGENERATION

1. By what agency is a change of heart and life effected? Titus 3 : 5.
2. Is this change necessary to salvation? John 3 : 3.
3. Is it permanent? Phil. 1 : 6.
4. What are the evidences of a change of heart? 1 John 3 : 14.
5. What duty arises from the doctrine? Phil. 2 : 12,13

RELIGION

1. What does Paul say of the religion of the Jews? Acts 26 : 5.
2. When is religion vain? Jas. 1 : 26.
3. What is genuine and practical godliness called? Jas. 1 : 27.
4. Who is acceptable to God? Acts 10 : 34,35.
5. How should the truly religious live? Jude 20, 21.
6. Give instances of some conspicuously religious person. Gen. 17 : 1. Gen. 28 : 16. John 21 : 7. John 21 : 17.

REMORSE

1. How did David show his sorrow for his great sin? Ps. 51 : 1-3.
2. From what does the feeling of remorse come? 1 John 3 : 20
3. How will God look upon the remorse of the wicked in the last day? Prov. 1 : 25-28.
4. How will their anguish be expressed? Luke 13 : 28.
5. Is there a marked contrast between Judas and Peter after sinning. Matt. 27 : 3,5. John 21 : 17.

REPENTANCE

1. Is repentance necessary? Luke 13 : 3.
2. When genuine, does it include just views of the evils of sin? Ps. 51 : 4.
3. Who are called to repentance? Luke 5 : 32.
4. How may we repent? Ezek. 18 : 31.
5. What is promised to those who confess their sins? 1 John 1 : 9.
6. What is the danger of delaying it? Acts 3 : 23.
7. Is pardon always obtained if our repentance is genuine? Acts 2 : 38. Ezek. 18 : 21.
8. How do God and the angels regard repentance? Luke 15 : 7.

REPROFF

1. Should Christians rebuke sin? 1 Thess. 5 : 14.
2. How ought reproof to be given? 2 Thess. 3 : 15.
3. How should it be received? Prov. 12 : 1. Prov. 13 : 18.
4. How do the wicked regard reproof? Prov. 9 : 8. Prov. 10 : 17. Prov. 15 : 5.
5. What effect will it have on the wise? Prov. 9 : 8.
6. What is the best way to avoid reproof? Phil. 2 : 15.

RESIGNATION

1. Is it our duty to be submissive and content with the will of God under trials? Jas. 4 : 7.
2. Can trouble or sorrow befall us without the knowledge of God? Matt. 10 : 29-31.
3. Are all our trials merited by us? Mic. 7 : 9.
4. Are they not much less than we deserve? Ezra. 9 : 7.
5. How did Christ teach us to pray under all circumstances? Matt. 6 : 10.
6. Give examples of resignation to the divine will? Matt. 26 : 42. Phil 4 : 11.
7. What should prompt resignation? Ps. 46 : 10.

RESPONSIBILITY

1. Are we held responsible according to our privileges? John 15 : 22. John 15 : 24
2. What will be done with those who neglect their privileges? Matt. 25 : 30.
3. Why was the widow's mite more acceptable to God than the gifts of the rich? Luke 21 : 1-4.
4. Does God hold those who sin ignorantly accountable? Acts 17 : 30.
5. Do excuses relieve of responsibility? Exod. 3 : 11,12.

RESURRECTION

1. What did Job say of his hope of the resurrection? Job 19. 25.
2. What was David's prophecy concerning it? Ps. 16 : 10.
3. Did Christ preach the resurrection? John 5 : 28,29.
4. What did he say in regard to this own? John 2 : 19.
5. What is said of the first resurrection? Rev. 20 : 4.
6. Of those who have part in it? Rev. 20 : 6.
7. What will be the nature of the risen body? 1 Cor. 15 : 43,44.

RETALIATION

1. What was the Mosaic law respecting retaliation? Exod. 21 : 23-25.
2. Is it threatened to the unmerciful? Matt. 7 : 1,2.
3. Who will revenge our wrongs? Rom. 12 : 19.
4. What did Christ say of retaliation? Matt. 5 : 39.
5. What ought we to do for our enemies? Matt. 5 : 44.
6. How are they recompensed who oppress the poor? Ps. 10 : 2.
7. How did Christ rebuke James and John for showing such a sprit? Luke 9 : 54-56.

REVERENCE FOR THE HOUSE OF GOD

1. How are we commanded to treat the house of God? Lev. 26 : 2.
2. How did Christ show his reverence for the temple? Mark 11 : 15-17.
3. How should we act when in church? Eccles 5 : 1.
4. How are we required to serve God? Heb. 12 : 28.

REWARD

1. What reward have obedient children? Exod. 20 : 12.
2. Have those who obey God's commands a reward promised while on earth? Lev. 25 : 18,19.
3. What will be done for those who are kind of poor? Deut. 24 : 19.
4. What is said of the righteous? Isa. 3 : 10.
5. How are all rewarded? 1 Cor. 3 : 8.
6. What will be the final reward of the faithful? 2 Pet. 1 : 10,11.
7. Is it awarded to our merits? Rom. 4 : 4,5.

RICHES

1. What is said of the vanity and uncertainty of riches? Eccles. 6 : 1,2.
2. To what danger are the wealthy exposed? Prov. 18 : 11.
3. Are riches a mark of divine favor? Matt. 5 : 45. Luke 1 : 53.
4. What will be the fate of those who acquire wealth dishonestly? Prov. 21 : 6.
5. How only should it b gained? Prov. 28 : 19. Prov. 22 : 29.
6. If used will, does it often prove a blessing? Prov. 19 : 4.
7. What is the duty of the rich? Ps. 62 : 10.
8. What are true riches? Luke 12 : 33.
9. What should be our prayer? Prov. 30 : 8,9.
10. What is the proper use to make of riches? Prov. 3 : 9,10.

RIGHTEOUSNESS

1. What is said of the righteousness of God? Ps. 111 : 3.
2. How is righteousness manifested? Rom. 3 : 22.
3. Does the righteousness of the saints consist in Christ's righteousness imputed to them? 2 Cor. 5 : 21.
4. What principles were implanted in them? Eph. 4 : 23,24.
5. How was righteousness exemplified in their lives? Eph 2 : 10.
6. What is the fruit of righteousness? Prov. 11 : 30.
7. What should be the attitude of the Christians with respect to righteousness? Matt. 5 : 6.
8. What is the standard of righteousness? Deut. 6 : 25.

RULERS

1. What did God say should be the character and qualifications of rulers? Gen. 41 : 33. Deut. 1 : 13.
2. How should they serve God? Ps. 2 : 10,11.
3. Who directs the rulers in all things? Prov. 21: 1.
4. What are some of their duties? Ps. 82 : 3,4.
5. How does God look upon the wicked and unjust rulers? Prov. 17 : 15.
6. What will be their fate? Ezek. 21 : 25,26.
7. Is subjection, rightfully used, enjoined? 1 Pet. 2 : 13-15.
8. Is resistance to tyrants service to God? Acts 5 : 29. Exod. 1 : 17.

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