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Colossians 4:1-18

Colossians 4:1-18
1. Verse 1 What consideration will any Christian employer show those who serve his interests? (1)

2. Verses 2-6 What is Paul’s parting counsel for all of us? (2) What is Paul saying?

What was the urgent prayer request that they were to share? (3)

How were the Christians to redeem the time? (5) What does this mean?

What pointers did Paul give regarding our conduct toward the unsaved? (5-6)  What is being said?

What do you think about that?

3. Verses 7-15 How did Paul describe his beloved brother Tychicus in this verse? (7)

What did Paul send Tychicus? (8)

Who else did Paul send? (9) Who was he?

What did Paul say about Aristarchus, one of his fellow prisoners? (10) Who else sent greetings?

In what way may Christians be of help to one another? (11)

What does Paul say Epaphras, a servant of Christ, is always laboring fervently for in this verse? (12)

What did Paul say about Luke? (14) Who was he?

Where did the early congregations often meet? (15)

4. Verses 16-18 Who also was…
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Colossians 3:1-25

Colossians 3:1-25
1. Verses 1-11 What is the argument for the Christian seeking the things above? (1-2)

What does this mean? Read Commentary on verse 2

When one has these facts regarding his identification with Christ, of what can he be assured? (3)

Until what time the believer’s security is wholly in Christ’s hands? (4) What is being said?

Why should every Christian seek to be free of the habits that characterize unsaved people? (6)

What do you think about that?

To what is the old nature or old man compared in this verse? (9)

What is the logical result of relating one’s self to the Christ of heavenly places? (10)

What is said racial background as being a qualification for this renewing work of the Spirit? (11)

What do you think about that? Why would Paul write this?

2. Verses 12-17 What is to become of those who are the elect of God? (12-13)

What is the great bond, or preservative force, of Christian character? (14) Why?

How should the hymns be sung only in this verse? (16) Why?

3. Vers…

Colossians 2:1-23

Colossians 2:1-23
1. Verses 1-10 What church especially did Paul have a great burden of prayer for? (1)

Can you state what may be the uppermost desire of every minister for the church? (2) Why?

Where the treasury of divine wisdom shall be found? (3) What does this mean?

What is the cause of many being led astray from the path of divine truth? (4)

What do you think about that?

How is one to demonstrate his Christian faith? (6) Why?

What is an important accompaniment to an established faith? (7) What is being said?

How are many fine people kept from attaining eternal life? (8) What do you think about that?

What word used here proves that Jesus Christ, not only is the Son of God, but God the Son? (9)

2. Verses 11-23 What does Paul show is the New Testament circumcision? (11-13)

What does this mean?

What does Christian baptism speak symbolically of? (12) Explain

How does one become aware of the character and claims of God? (13)

What does forgiveness, based on Christ’s redemptive work, actua…

Colossians 1:1-29

Colossians 1:1-29
1. Verses 1-2 Who wrote the book of Colossians? (1)

To whom is the epistle directed in verse two? (2) Who are they?

2. Verses 3-8 For what does Paul give thanks? (3-6)

How did Paul describe him? (7-8) Who was he?

3. Verses 9-18 For what does Paul pray? (9-11)

What has been done for us through Christ? (12-14) Why?

By whom has the redemptive price been paid for us? (15) What does this mean?

What powers are even now subject to His authority? (16) Why?

What is said about the existence of Jesus Christ before creation? (17)

What do you think about that?

Why is Jesus Christ entitled to preeminence as the Head of the Church? (18)

4. Verses 19-23 What is the Father’s design from all eternity concerning Jesus Christ? (19)

What does that mean?

Why do we have to “make our peace with God”? (20) Explain?

How does alienation of rational powers and enmity of heart toward God usually express itself? (21)

What was needed, in addition to the perfect humanity of Christ, to reconcile us to G…

Galatians 1:1-24

Galatians 1:1-24
1. Verses 1-5 How was Paul an apostle? (1) Who was Paul’s apostleship not commissioned by?

What does this mean?

Whom does Paul associate with him in his letter to Galatia? (2)

What did Jesus Christ give Himself for in this verse? (4)

Whose will is accomplished when we are delivered from this evil world? (4)

2. Verses 6-10 From what had the Galatians so soon be removed that caused Paul to marvel? (6)

Why marvel of this?

There is not another gospel but some of the Galatians would do what to the gospel of Christ? (7)

What does this mean? What are some examples of this today?

What does Paul say should happen to those that preach another gospel beside what he taught? (8-9)

What do you think about that?

When could Paul not be a servant of Christ? (10) What is he saying?

3. Verses 11-17 What would Paul be made known? (11) What is he saying?

Paul did not receive the gospel from man nor was he taught it. How did he receive it? (12)

Who persecuted the church beyond measure and was…

II Corinthians 13:1-14

II Corinthians 13:1-14
1. Verses 1-7 Finish this quote “In the mouth of two or three witnesses shall every word be ______” (1)

What does this mean?

When Paul comes what will his attitude be to those who have sinned and not repented? (2) Why?

What were the Corinthians seeking from Paul? (3)

By what does Christ live even though he was crucified through weakness? (4) What does this mean?

Who else may benefit by the power of God to rise from the dead? (4)

What reason does Paul give the Corinthians for examining themselves? (5) What is he saying?

2. Verses 7-10 Paul prayed the Corinthians would do no evil that they should do that which was what? (7)

Paul wrote the Corinthians “For we can do nothing against ____.” (8) Why?

Paul was glad when he was weak and the Corinthians were strong. What does Paul wish for them? (9)

Who gave Paul power to edifications & not to destruction? (10)

What was the purpose of the sharpness and authority the Lord gave Paul? (10) For what purpose?

3. Verses 11-14

II Corinthians 12:1-21

II Corinthians 12:1-21
In spite of all of Paul’s sufferings for the cause of Christ what is not expedient for him to do? (1) Why?

To what place was the man Paul knew above 14 years ago? Give both names for this place. (2-4)

Only who knows whether the man who was snatched up into the 3rd heaven (Paradise) actually happened or if it were a vision? (2-3)

What is the difference?

What was unlawful or impossible about these unspeakable words the man heard while in Paradise? (4)

Give Paul’s reason for restricting his glorying. Lest any man should what? (6)

What was given Paul lest he should be exalted above measure? (7) How?

This thorn in the flesh that Paul had acted as the messenger of whom? (7) Why?

Tell what Paul thrice prayed for? (8) What do you think about that?

What sufficiency was assured Paul when he prayed for the removal of the thorn in the flesh? (9)

In what is God’s strength perfected? (9) What do you think about that?

When does Paul say he is strong? (10) What is he saying?