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How much do you know about your own Bible? This piece is not intended to reflect on your lack of knowledge, but to give you the opportunity to examine your own understanding of God's word. God placed a special message in the Bible for you.
questions will help you find answers to questions that are
vital to your eternal welfare. Do not depend on any man to
tell you the Bible answers to these questions. Do not take
what this small tract says. Read the questions and then find
the biblical references for yourself.
1. Is it
necessary to read and study the Bible personally?
Thessalonians 5:23; Colossians 4:16; I Timothy 4:13.
2. Can I
understand it when I read it?
3:1-5; Isaiah 35:8.
3. What would
hinder my understanding?
5:39,40; John 7:17.
4. What will
an understanding of the Bible do for me?
5. Should I
expect a feeling to come over me?
12:14; Romans 10:17. (Note that hearing
and not feeling produces faith.)
6. Where can I
find what God expects of me?
3:16; John 8:24; Luke 13:3; Mark 16:15-16; Acts 2:38; Acts
7. Will faith
only justify me before God?
8. What is
repentance mean I must quit everything that is wrong?
baptism have anything to do with salvation?
16:16 again. Now read I Peter 3:21.
11. How is one
6:3-4 and Colossians 2:12.
12. Is baptism
6:28-29 and Acts 10:34-35. (Note: baptism is not
a work of man -- it is a work of God.)
church should I join?
is not a single verse in the Bible telling anyone to join
14. Well, then
how do I get into the church?
15. If all
saved people are added to the church, will one be lost who
is out of the church?
Colossians 1:13-14, then read verse 18, now skip down to
16. Christ is
the head of the church. How many churches does He have?
16:18 (notice singular “church”).
17. Is the
church the same as the body of Christ?
18. Is there
more than one church that Jesus owns?
4:4 and Acts 20:28.
19. Once I am
saved, can I ever again be lost?
Corinthians 10:12 and Galatians 5:4. Now read Hebrews 6:1-4
and Hebrews 10:38-39.
20. As a
Christian am I required to be present at the meetings of the
10:25 and Acts 2:42. Look up the word steadfast in a
21. Am I
required to take the Lord’s Supper every week?
22. Am I
required to give a tithe of all I own?
Corinthians 16:1-4 and II Corinthians 9:6-7. (Note:
Tithing is an Old Testament tax.)
23. What else
am I required to do in worship?
Read Acts 2:42
again and then read Ephesians 5:19 and Colossians 3:16.
24. Can I
continue some of the things I have been doing like drinking
Read I Peter
25. What must
I do to be sure I am going to heaven when I die?
10:22 and Revelation 2:10.
26. If I sin
after I become a Christian, what must I do?
Read Acts 8:22
and I John 1:8-10.
27. How often
should I pray?
18:1-3 and I Thessalonians 5:17.
28. Is it
necessary to have authority from Christ for all that the
Colossians 3:17 and Matthew 7:21-23.
happens to a church that does not act under His authority?
Read II John
9-11 and read Revelation 2:1-5).
30. Is there a
name I can look for that will point me to the right church?
16:16. (Note: Names are simple designations that show
relationship -- the right name can be on the wrong church --
but the right church must have the right name.)
31. When will
32. Will all
who claim to believe in Christ be saved?
7:21-23 again and also James 2:19.
Christ be a king over the world when He comes back?
18:36-37 -- His kingdom is not of this world.
34. What is
Revelation 1:5-7 and 1 Peter 2:9 (Note that His church
is a “royal” priesthood.)
35. Do I have
to confess my sins to a priest?
Read I Timothy
2:5 and Hebrews 7:25.
36. Where is
the headquarters of the church Jesus built?
1:22-23 again -- Christ is head of the church -- He is
in heaven. His church has no earthly headquarters.
Valley Station Church of Christ
1803 Dixie Garden Dr.
Louisville, KY 40272
502 937 2822
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