Please take a few moments to read the scriptures shown and answer the questions from the recent sermon. Contact us by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have questions or would like to discuss further. Answers will be provided the following week. Enjoy being engaged in studying God’s word.
Robert Gardenhire, Minister
Questions from A.M. Sermons Oct. 17, 24, and Nov. 1:
“Jesus Prays for Us” Taken from John 17
1. According to John 17, Jesus prayed for his disciples for four specific things. What were they?
a. Unity, Peace, Love and Protection from Evil
b. Unity, Full Measure of Joy, Protection from Evil, Sanctification
c. Unity, Faith, Sanctification, Evangelism
d. Unity, Full Measure of Joy, Protection from Crime, Sanctification
2. To what degree did Jesus pray for our unity in this passage?
a. That we may be one as Christ and the Father are One
b. That we may be one in word and in deed
c. That we may be one and have no divisions among us
d. That we may be one in one Lord, one faith and one baptism.
3. As Jesus prayed for our joy, he prayed that we would have which joy?
a. The full measure of our joy
b. The full measure of God’s joy
c. The full measure of earth’s joy
d. The full measure of his joy
4. In his prayer for our protection from the evil one, Jesus prayer implies the following:
a. Evil is everywhere in the world.
b. Evil is from the devil
c. Evil is alluring
d. All the above
5. As we read of Jesus prayer for his disciples, we are able to see that:
a. The prayer was for those who lived before Christ as well (a prayer for the dead).
b. The prayer was only for those who were present with him.
c. The prayer included provisions for those of us who would believe on the words delivered by the apostles
d. None of the above
Answers will be provide in an upcoming “Closer Look.” Please read the scripture to confirm answers. Please contact the church office by phone (615-329-0950) or by email (email@example.com) to request prayer, personal bible studies or other information.