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Following Jesus -- Course B

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Family Relationships

Following Jesus, Course B, Lesson 1


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*1* How long are husband and wife bound? (a) till baptism, (b) till divorce, (c) for life (till the spouse dies), (d) as long as they have love. Answer: .

*2* What happens if one remarries while his spouse is still living? Answer: One who remarries with a living spouse commits .

*3* What grounds are permitted for divorce? (a) irreconcilable differences, (b) only for fornication, (c) physical abuse, (d) drunkenness. Answer: .

*4* What happens if one divorces for other reasons then remarries? Answer: Remarriage involves the parties in committing .

*5,6* How much should men love their wives? Answer: Husbands should love their wives as Jesus loved the and as they love their own .

*7* How should a man treat his wife? (a) with understanding, (b) giving her honor, (c) as a joint-heir of grace, (d) all the preceding. Answer:  .

*8* What should husband and wife do for one another? Answer: They should fulfill one another's needs for .

*9* What work was the man required to do? (Cf. 2 Thess. 3:10.) Answer: Man must toil and sweat so he can bread.

*10* What is a man's condition if he will not provide for his family? Answer: A man who won't provide is worse than an .

*11,12* How is the husband here compared to Christ? Answer: He is of the wife like Christ is head of .

*13* For what purpose was woman created? (a) man's companion and helper, (b) man's slave, (c) a career in business, (d) all the preceding. Answer: .

*14* What should young women be taught to do? Answer: They should their husbands and their children.

*15* How should a wife submit to her husband's headship? Answer: Submit in everything like the does to Christ.

*16* Young women should be taught to be what? (a) rebellious, (b) independent, (c) obedient to their husbands, (d) self-willed. Answer: .

*17* Where should mothers work, and what work should they do? Answer: A wife and mother should manage and care for .

*18* How should children be viewed? (a) an unwanted burden, (b) a heritage from the Lord, (c) a drudgery to be tolerated, (d) all of these. Answer: .

*19* What should fathers do for their children? Answer: They should bring children up in the training of the .

*20* What should fathers do to teach children respect? Answer: Fathers should their children. 

*21* What should motivate parents to spank children? (a) hatred, (b) uncontrolled anger, (c) lust for power, (d) love, (e) all the preceding. Answer: .

*22* How should children treat parental instruction? (a) keep the commands, (b) don't forsake them, (c) follow them, (d) all the preceding. Answer: .

*23* How are children commanded by God to treat their parents? Answer: Children should their father and mother.

*24* What does God say is the right thing for children to do? Answer: Children should their parents, because this is right.

*25* How did Jesus treat His parents as an example for others? Answer: Jesus was to His earthly parents.

*26* The disobedient and those who approve of them deserve what? Answer: They are both worthy of .

*27* What should children do for elderly parents? Answer: Children should their parents and relieve them.

*28* What are they guilty of, if they are unwilling to do so? Answer: Those who won't do so have denied the .

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*29* What is your view of divorce?

*30* Should the husband be head of the home?

*31* Why do we have rebellious children in our society?

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