E100 Bible Study (Lessons 81-100)

Lessons 81-100

81 – More than Conquerors (Romans 8)      
What does it mean to be “more than conquerors”? Are you one?

82 – The Fruit of the Spirit (Galatians 5:16 – 6:10)      
What habits, desires or attitudes threaten to be a “stronghold” and make you a slave to sin?

83 – The Armor of God (Ephesians 6:10­‐20)      
Some people dismiss the idea of spiritual warfare as superstitious. What do you think? What evidence of it have you seen?

84 – Rejoice in the Lord (Philippians 4:2-9)      
What does it mean to rejoice? Is it different from being happy? Can a person with big problems “rejoice in the Lord always?” How?

85 – The Supremacy of Christ (Colossians 1:1-23)      
What new or surprising thing(s) did you learn about Jesus from this passage? How does that expand your understanding of God?

86 – Elders and Deacons (1 Timothy 3)      
Using your own words, rephrase the characteristics Paul gives for Christian leaders. Are such high standards important? Are they realistic?

87 – The Love of Money (1 Timothy 6:3‐21)      
What does Paul say are some of the dangers of money? Have you experienced any of them? How could you pursue “godliness with contentment” today?

88 – Good Soldiers of Christ (2 Timothy 2)      
What do you think Paul is trying to teach Timothy here? What kind of person is “a workman who does not need to be ashamed”?

89 – All Scripture is God-Breathed (2 Timothy 3:10 ‐ 4:8)      
What role does the Bible play in your life? Have you ever encountered false teaching? How did the Bible guide you?

90 – The Coming of the Lord (1 Thessalonians 4:13 – 5:11)      
Did anything surprise you? What does it say about those who predict exactly when Christ will return to earth?

91 – The Most Excellent Way (1 Corinthians 13:1-13)      
How would you describe the essence of real love? Which of the aspects of love that Paul mentions is most meaningful to you?

92 – A New Creation in Christ (2 Corinthians 4:1 – 6:2)      
What does it mean to you that you are “Christ’s ambassador”?

93 – A Living Hope (1 Peter 1:1 – 2:12)      
Is it really possible for a regular person to be truly holy, or is that only for “super saints”? What does it mean to be holy?

94 – Faith and Works (James 1-2)      
Is it really possible to consider trials and suffering “pure joy”? How?

95 – Love One Another (1 John 3-4)      
How do we know what the essence of true love is? How does this kind of love differ from the kind we see in our popular culture?

96 – A Voice and A Vision (Revelation 1)      
Is there something new or surprising that you learned about Jesus here?

97 – Messages to the Churches (Revelation 2-3)      
These seven churches are very different and face different challenges. What does Jesus commend in them? What lessons do you see?

98 – The Throne of Heaven (Revelation 4:1 – 7:1)      
What picture of heaven do you get from these chapters? Who is the focus of the worship taking place there?

99 – Hallelujah (Revelation 19:1 – 20:15)      
What are some of the reasons that the heavenly hosts give for hailing Jesus in this way? What reasons do you have for enthusiastic worship and praise of Jesus?

100 – The New Jerusalem (Revelation 21-22)      
Dr. Craig Koester writes this about Revelation, “It challenges people to see the dynamics of evil in the world, and yet gives encouragement to keep the faith. Evil is real, but not ultimate. God is the Creator, and God will stop at nothing short of making all things new (Rev 21:5).” In the descriptions of all things new, what do you find most encouraging?