Bible Study Questions– 12/6/23
Is Your Faith Genuine?
Read 2 Corinthians
SummaryIn the last installment of this series, we looked at 1 Corinthians and saw how our worship of Jesus should be a response to what he has done for us. Today, we will look at 2 Corinthians and examine that response – or lack thereof - more closely.
For more in depth reading on 1 & 2 Corinthians, check out Pastor Gene’s book on the subject at:https://www.amazon.com/Those-Crazy-Corinthians-Are-Different/dp/108135027X
In Depth Questions1. How many letters to the church in Corinth did Paul write?2. What are the 2 main issues Paul addresses in this letter?3. If it had a subject line, what might it be?4. Who wrote 2 Corinthians?5. What does God comfort us in?6. Is the phrase, “God doesn’t give you more than you can handle.” a biblically correct statement?7. Who does Paul (probably) say they should forgive?8. What does Paul mean that they are a letter on their hearts? What does it allude to?9. How does Paul use Moses’ veil as an example?10. What perspective is given about our current troubles?11. What is said about our bodies here on earth and what do we long for in the future?12. What false teaching do these verses correct?13. In chapter 6, what verses help dispel the “Deliverance Ministry” to Christians? Why?14. What is said about fear in chapter 7 and how does that correct a typical false teaching?15. What are some Old Testament quotes Paul uses to encourage giving?16. What is Paul’s frustration over this issue?17. When Paul “boasts”, what does he boast about and why?18. What does Paul have anxiety about?19. What does Paul call the false teachers?20. What does God use to keep Paul humble and what false teaching does this counter?21. What are we told to examine?
DiscussionReflect – Why is giving to your church important & how should teachers encourage people to give?