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Following Jesus -- Course B

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Attitudes Needed in a Local Church

Following Jesus, Course B, Lesson 4


*1,2* The greatest two commands require love for whom? Answer: The commands require love first for and second for your .

*3* How important is love? (a) love is unnecessary, (b) good works must be motivated by love, (c) God does not care, (d) all of the preceding. Answer:  .

*4* How can we understand the kind of love we should show? Answer: We should love one another like loved us.

*5* How did Jesus show His love for us? Answer: Jesus showed His love by .

*6* To truly love God and other people, what must one do? Answer: Proper love requires us to God's (Jesus') commands.

*7,8* What can truth do for us? Answer: Truth can make us ; obeying it can purify our .

*9* What will happen to those who do not love truth? Answer: Those who do not love truth will not be saved but will believe a lie and .

*10* What must we do so truth can free us from sin? Answer: We must the truth, so it can set us free.

*11* How should we search for understanding? Answer: Search for it like we are searching for .

*12* According to the passages, how do we benefit from God's word? (a) just read it, (b) just talk about it, (c) just tell others about it, (d) keep and obey it. Answer: .

*13* What happens if we do not obey truth? Answer: Those who don't obey will receive .

*14,15* How should we view right and wrong? Answer: We should evil and righteousness.

*16* What should be done when people turn from truth to error? Answer: As an act of love, we should people who go into error.

*17* What is the true basis of greatness in life? Answer: Those who desire to be great should become a .

*18* How does God describe the way we ought to work? (a) steadfast, (b) unmovable, (c) abounding, (d) not vain, (e) all the preceding. Answer: .

*19* What should Christians do for one another? Answer: We should bear one another's .

*20* How did good soil differ from other soils? Answer: The good soil describes people who bear fruit with .

*21* What do we need when we suffer? (a) patience and endurance, (b) a large bankroll, (c) an influential family, (d) a good education. Answer: .

*22* We need patience (longsuffering) to do what? (a) accumulate wealth, (b) become a famous actor, (c) teach others, (d) win an election. Answer: .

*23* With whom should we be patient in our teaching? Answer: We should be patient with (longsuffering toward) .

*24* For what did Jesus pray? Answer: He prayed we would all be as He and His Father are.

*25* How united should we be? (a) like-minded toward one another, (b) one mind, (c) glorifying God with one mouth, (d) all of these. Answer: .

*26* Love is here associated with what? (a) like minds, (b) one accord, (c) looking for the interests of others, (d) all of the preceding. Answer: .

*27,28* How many bodies and how many faiths are necessary to unity? Answer: We must have body and faith.

*29* If every member of the body fulfills its function and every member cares for other members, what problem can we avoid (v25)? Answer: When all members work together, we avoid .

*30* Unity (v3) is associated with what qualities? (a) humility, (b) longsuffering, (c) bearing with one another, (d) all the preceding. Answer: .

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*31* Do you need to improve your love for other Christians?

*32* How important is it to you to speak out against sin?

*33* Do you look for ways to be more involved in the church?

*34* Do you continue the good works you start, or do you quit?

*35* Do you sacrifice personal desires in order to be peaceable? 

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