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Robert Gardenhire, Minister

Questions from Sermons Regarding God's Care

1.  God’s care for us is shown by the fact that:

    a. He Strengthens Us In All Things (Phl. 4:13)

    b. He Fights Our Battles  (I JN 4:4) 

    c. He Forgives When We Confess Our Sins (I JN 1:9)

    d. He Provides Ways of Escape from Sinning (I Cor. 10:13)

    e. He Chastises Us as Sons (Heb. 12:5)

    f. a and b only

    g. a-e only

2.  God cares for us – loves us, as demonstrated by:

    a. His grace and mercy (II Cor. 12:8; I Tim. 1:13)

    b. His grace and wrath (PS 111:14; PS 177:9)

    c. His grace and spirit (I Peter 2:3; John 4:24)

    d. All the above


3. Some of the reasons that God allows us to experience troubles are: 


    a. To Grow in Patience (James 1:1-4)

    b. To Strengthen Us (II Cor. 12:7-10)

    c. To “See” Him In Our Lives (Job 42:5)

    d. To Cause Good for Us and Others (Gen. 45:4-8)

    e. To Correct Us (Heb. 12:5)

    f. All the above

    g. None of the above

    h. c and d only


Please read the scriptures to confirm answers. Please contact the church office by phone (615-329-0950) or by email ( to request answers to these questions, prayer, personal bible studies or other information. 

Questions from Sunday, January 31, 2021 A.M. 

Sermon: “The Master Architect's Plan for His Church“ Matthew 16:18

1. The builder of the New Testament Church was:

     a. Jesus – Matthew 16:18

     b. John the Baptizer John 1:15-28

     c. The Apostle Peter – Acts 2:14-47

Answer: A. Jesus promised and build and did indeed build His church.


2. The head of the Church, as shown in the Bible is:

     a. Jesus Christ – Colossians 1:18

     b. Jesus Christ – Ephesians 5:23

     c. Jesus Christ – I Corinthians 12:12-27

     d. All the above

     e. None of the above

Answer: D. All the above (A, B and C). Christ is the church’s only head. 


3. The church, made up of saved souls is:

     a. Christ’s “Body” - Eph. 5:23, 30–            

     b. Christ’s Subjects - Eph. 5:24 –                  

     c. Christ’s Bride - Eph. 5:25, Rev. 21 –    

     d. All the above

Answer: D.

4. According to scriptures (Matthew 16:18; John 17:21; Acts 2:47; I Cor. 1:10; Eph. 4:4-6) how many churches has Christ established?

     a. One, so we will be united in salvation.  

     b. Two, his church for the Jews and one for the gentiles. 

     c. Just a few, any church will do.

     d. Too many to count, it does not matter.

Answer: A. These scriptures, along with Ephesians Ch. 4, show that there’s only one church.  


5. According to God’s Word, how do we enter the church?

     a. We just “accept” Christ and claim to be saved all on our own. 

     b. We are baptized, then added to the church by The Lord – Acts 2:38-47

     c. We are baptized, then we join the church of our choice – Gal. 3:27

Answer: B.

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 ( to request prayer, personal bible studies or other information. Our email prayer line is