Studying to Know God's Word

Lesson 5 - The New Testament Church

Instructions: Study each passage of Scripture thoroughtly, the answer each question.


  1. I Corinthians 1:10-13, I Corinthians 3:4-5
    1. Is God pleased with religious division?
      Yes No
    2. Does God want us to wear religious names that give glory to men?
      Yes No
    3. What causes division?
  2. Matthew 15:9-14
    1. Could a sincere and religious person worship in vain?
      Yes No
    2. What does vain worship mean to you?
    3. Did Jesus say that man-made plants would be rooted up?
      Yes No
    4. Do you want to be led by the blind?
      Yes No
  3. Acts 23:1, Acts 26:9
    1. Describe Saul's religious life before he was converted.
    2. Did Saul have to give up and change his religious upbringing, tradition, and how he had been taught?
      Yes No
  4. Revelation 22:14
    1. Is obedience necessary to have eternal life and enter heaven?
      Yes No
  5. Matthew 16:18
    1. Did Christ promise to build more than one church?
      Yes No
    2. Whose church did Jesus promise to build?
  6. Ephesians 1:22-23, Ephesians 4:4
    1. Who is the head of the Church?
    2. Are the words "church" and "body" used interchangeable?
      Yes No
    3. Does Jesus want there to be many different churches?
      Yes No
  7. I Corinthians 12:13, Acts 2:47, Romans 16:16
    1. How does one get "into" the one body?
    2. The added to the church those who were being saved.
    3. Should you identify with a church that wears a different name than one approved by the scriptures?
      Yes No
  8. Acts 2:42
    1. After being baptized for the forgiveness of sins, what did the Christians continue doing?
      1.
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  9. Acts 20:7
    1. Did the Christians gather together on the first day of the week (Sunday) to break bread?
      Yes No
    2. After a person has been properly baptized, when should he/she partake of the Lord's Supper?
    3. Would it be a sin not to partake of the Lord's Supper on the first day of the week?
      Yes No
  10. I Corinthians 16:1-2, II Corinthians 9:7
    1. What were the Churches of Christ commanded to do upon each first day of the week?
    2. Should you give a contribution on the first day of each week (Sunday)?
      Yes No
  11. John 15:7, I John 5:14, I Thessalonians 5:17
    1. If you abide in Jesus and follow His teachings, will He answer your prayers?
      Yes No
    2. Must our prayers be according to the will of God?
      Yes No
    3. How often should we pray?
  12. Philippians 1:9, I Peter 2:2
    1. What is our love to abound in?
    2. As newborn , desire the pure milk of the that you may thereby.
  13. Hebrews 10:24-26
    1. Does God want Christians to assemble together to encourage one another?
      Yes No
    2. Will God be pleased with you if you do not assemble with saints?
      Yes No
    3. Is forsaking (missing) worship willfully a sin?
      Yes No
  14. Acts 11:26
    1. Are disciples also called Christians?
      Yes No
  15. Ephesians 5:19, Colossians 3:16
    1. Are Christians commanded to speak, teach, and encourage each other through singing?
      Yes No
    2. You are to make melody in your to the Lord.
    3. Do these passages instruct us to use mechanical instruments with our singing?
      Yes No
  16. John 4:23-24, John 16:13
    1. Will true worshippers worship in spirit and truth?
      Yes No
    2. Can we worship in truth and be pleasing to God only by following the New Testament?
      Yes No
  17. Romans 12:1-2, Titus 2:12-14
    1. How can you be a "living sacrifice" to God and be an example to others?
  18. Revelation 21:6-8
    1. Has God promised to take care and watch over his followers?
      Yes No
    2. Will those who decide no to believe be spared from the lake of fire and brimstone?
      Yes No
  19. Hebrews 9:27, Revelation 20:12-15
    1. What is going to take place after you die?
  20. II Peter 2:20-22, Galatians 5:4
    1. Explain what Peter is teaching?
    2. Is it possible to fall from grace?
      Yes No
  21. Revelation 2:10, Luke 6:46
    1. Must you live faithfully unto death in order to be saved eternally?
      Yes No
    2. Is it impossible to be lost eternally as long as you are sincere and obey some of the will of Christ?
      Yes No

  1. Review and Summary
    1. Did Jesus die for my sins?
      Yes No
    2. Will the words of Jesus judge me?
      Yes No
    3. Have you repented of your sins?
      Yes No
    4. Will you confess before others that Jesus is the Son of God?
      Yes No
    5. Have you been immersed in water for the forgiveness of your sins?
      Yes No
    6. Will the Lord add you to a man-made Church after you are baptized?
      Yes No
    7. Are you worshipping with the Church you read about in the New Testament?
      Yes No
    8. Are you partaking of the Lord's Supper each Sunday?
      Yes No
  2. John 14:15
    1. If you love Christ, will you obey what he asks you to do?
      Yes No
  3. James 4:14, James 4:17, II Corinthians 6:2
    1. Do you know that you will have a future opportunity to obey God?
      Yes No
    2. Will it do you any good to know what to do and then not do it?
      Yes No
    3. When should you obey Christ by being baptized?


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