STUDY GUIDE PART 1

(Adapted from the Safety Chain)

 

Tradition

Mark 7: 5 Ė 13

7 Are the commandments of men equal to the commandments of God? __________

9 Is human tradition equal to the Word of God? _________

13 What happens when we follow the commandments of men? _______________________________

 

1 Timothy 4:1-4

What are 2 examples of traditions of men found in verse 3. __________________________________

2 What happens when we give heed to deceiving spirits and doctrines of demons? ________________

 

Inspiration of Scriptures

2 Timothy 3:16-17

What Scriptures are inspired by God? _________________________________

What is the Scripture profitable for? _____________________________________________________

 

2 Peter 1:3

How much have we been given that pertains to life and godliness? _____________________________

Do we need any more than that which was given in the first century? ___________________________

 

Old and New Testament

Colossians 2:14

Since the handwriting of requirements refers to the O.T., when was it taken out of the way? _________

 

Galatians 3:24-25

Since we are saved or justified by faith, are we under the old law? ______________

 

Hebrews 8:6-7

What is a covenant? _________________________________________________________

Are we under a new and better covenant today with better promises than the old covenant? _________

 

Hebrews 9:15-17

When does a will or testament come into force? _________________________________

What testament are we under today? ___________________________

 

All Have Sinned

Romans 3:23

How many of us have sinned? _________________________

 

1 John 3:4

What is sin? ______________________________________________________________________

 

Christ Reconciles

Romans 5:-8-10

Since God loves us, what happened for us? ____________________________________________

 

John 14:6

What is the only way we can come to God the Father? ___________________________________

Obey Godís Will

Matthew 7:21-23

21 Who will go to heaven? _________________________________________________

Will everyone who claims to be a Christian be saved? _________________

 

Matthew 7:13-14

What is the way to destruction like? ________________________________________________

What is the way to eternal life like? ________________________________________________

Is it safe to follow the majority? ______________________

 

John 14:15

If we really love the Lord, what will we do? ________________________________________

 

 

Before we proceed, please answer the following 3 questions:

1. Have you been saved? __________________

2. How did it happen? ________________________________________________________________

3. How long was it after you were saved that you were baptized? ______________________________

 

COMMANDMENTS FOR THE SINNER

 

Believe

John 3:16

What does this verse say we must do to have eternal life? _________________________________

 

John 8:24

What will happen if we donít believe in Jesus? _________________________________________

 

Hebrews 11:6

It is impossible to please God without what? _______________________________

 

Repent

Luke 13:3

We will perish or be lost unless we do what? ____________________________

 

Acts 17:30

God commands all people everywhere to do what? ___________________________

Is ignorance of Godís law an acceptable excuse? _______________

 

2 Corinthians 7:10

What does godly sorrow produce? _____________________________

 

Confess

Matthew 10:32-33

What must we do for Jesus to confess us before the Farther? _____________________________

 

Romans 10:9-10

In addition to believing, we must do what to be saved? ________________________________

How do we make this confession? _______________________________

 

Acts 8:37

What did the Eunuch confess? ________________________________________

 

Baptism

Acts 8:35-39

When Philip preached Jesus, the Eunuch wanted to do what? ____________________________

 

Mark 16:15-16

What 2 things are we to do before we are saved? _____________________________________

 

Acts 2:37-41

What were these people told to do to have remission (forgiveness) of sins? ______________________

What does it mean when they were told to save themselves? __________________________________

 

Romans 6:3-6

What is baptism compared to in this passage? ________________________________

How do we bury people? ______________________________________

 

1 Peter 3:21

What is that saves us? ________________________

 

Acts 22:16

When we are baptized, what happens to our sins? ________________________________________

Is there anything preventing you from being baptized? ____________________________________

Are you ready to obey Godís plan of salvation? ____________________________