Lesson Twenty One
Lesson Twenty Two
Lesson Twenty Three
Lesson Twenty Four
The Obedient Christian
MEMORY VERSE:Romans 6:11 ďEven so consider yourselves to be dead to sin but alive to God in Christ Jesus.ĒIsaiah 42:16 Ministries
1. 1 John 5:2-3; John 14:15-21 Reflect on these Scriptures and briefly state the relationship between loving God and obeying God.
2. Romans 5:5; 1 John 4:19 What makes it possible for you to truly love God?
3. According to the following Scriptures, what are some specific instructions that you need to take to heart and obey?
1 Corinthians 16:14__________________________________________________________
1 Peter 4:9________________________________________________________________
1 John 4:21_______________________________________________________________
4. Matthew 22:36-40 Meditate on this passage of Scripture and in your own words explain what Jesus said:
5. From the following Scriptures, what are the results of obeying the Lord from your heart? (Give a brief summary of this verse)
2 Chronicles 16:9___________________________________________________________
6. Letís compare two types of people presented by Jesus in Matthew 7:24-27. The wise man and the foolish man. Read the passages and answer the following question.
On what foundation was the house built?
To what forces were the houses exposed?
What was the result? _______________________________________________________
How did these two men differ? ________________________________________________
7. 1 Corinthians 10:13 Are the temptations you face more difficult than those faced by others?
What is Godís promise to you concerning temptations?
8. Matthew 4:1-3 Who is the tempter?
9. James 1:13 Who is never the source of temptation?
10. James 1:14-15 What causes you to be drawn into temptation?
What will it lead to?
11. Using the following verses as a guide, write a brief definition of sin. Isaiah 53:6; James 4:17; 1 John 3:4
How does sin differ from temptation?
12. Joshua 7:20-21 What factors contributed to Achanís disobedience?
At what point could he have prevented his sin?
What can you learn from Achanís error?
13. James 1:22 What does Godís Word say about a person who merely hears the Word of God but does not obey it?
14. 1 John 1:9; Psalms 32:5 Once you have sinned, what is Godís provision to restore you?
15. God does not expect you to live an obedient life in your own strength! What are His provisions to help you live victoriously?
1 Corinthians 3:16___________________________________________________________
1 John 4:4________________________________________________________________
2 Timothy 1:7______________________________________________________________
2 Peter 1:3________________________________________________________________
16. Has Godís Word made you aware of an area in your life which needs to be brought into close obedience? If so, take time right now to find a Scripture that will help you gain strength in this area of your life...Memorize it and begin to pray it daily.
Write out the Scripture you have chosen:
Matthew 4:4 Jesus answered, ďIt is written Man does not live by bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.Ē
Remember, obey God because you love God not because you want him to love you more. He already loves you with an unconditional love that goes beyond human understanding. Obedience wonít buy His love, but it will result in blessing and victory.
1 John 4:8
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