"The Test of Discipleship"
1. TRUE OR FALSE. In order to tell whether or not he is truly converted, a person should be able to trace the circumstances and time of his conversion. (57)
2. How may it be known that the Spirit of God is working in a person's life? (57)
3. By what is the character not revealed? By what, then, is it revealed? (57, 58)
4. What things may produce only an outward correctness of deportment? (58)
5. What are the inner evidences that we are Christ's? (58)
6. When we become new creatures in Christ, what happens to our priorities, tastes, and character? (58)
7. There is no genuine repentance unless there is _______________________________. (59)
8. What is the attitude of the true Christian toward duty or sacrifice? (59)
9. Make a list of seven results in the life when love is the principle of action. (59)
10. Against what two errors do new Christians need especially to guard against? (59, 60)
11. How do you think we can avoid either error? (59, 60)
12. What is the true sign of discipleship? (60)
13. How do you understand these statements: "We do not earn salvation by our obedience." "Obedience is the fruit of faith." (61)
14. How is presumption or false faith defined? (61)
15. What is the condition of eternal life? (62)
16. In your own words, summarize how "Christ has made a way of escape for us." (62)
17. Contrast the "belief that is wholly distinct from faith" with belief that is combined with faith. (63)
18. The closer we come to Jesus, the more faulty we will appear. Rather than causing discouragement, of what is this an evidence? (64, 65)
19. What should a sense of our sinfulness drive us to do? (65)
20. Give two illustrations from nature used in the Bible to describe birth as children of God. (67)
21. How is Christian growth illustrated from nature? (67)
22. In what way does nature illustrate there should be no care or anxiety in Christian growth? (68)
23. How is a continued Christian growth assured? (69)
24. What should be the very first work of the day? (70)
25. How shall we "plan" each day? (70)
26. How do you understand the following statement: "A life in Christ is a life of restfulness"? (70)
27. "It is by __________________ Him, __________________ Him, __________________ wholly upon Him, that you are to be transformed into His __________________." (71)
28. What will be the experience of those who rest most fully upon Christ? (71)
29. To what subjects will Satan seek to divert our attention? (71)
30. How only may the tie of love between Christ and humanity be broken? (72)
31. John, the disciple, was not naturally loving. How did he become so? (73)
32. What lessons might we learn from the disciples' experience after Jesus returned to heaven? (74, 75)