Lesson for May 13, 2017

THE HEAVENLY CALLING

Scripture Reading: 1 Corinthians 1.

Memory Verse: 1 Corinthians 1:26.

  1. Upon what is our calling based? Romans 8:30 (first part).
  2. What other experiences come after our calling? Romans 8:30.
  3. What does Paul say of the gifts and calling of God? Romans 11:29.
  4. How should we understand the above statement? Numbers 23:19,20; Matthew 22:14; 2 Peter 1:10.

NOTE:  Paul himself is an example of the calling without repentance. God saw him as a chosen vessel when he did not understand. God foreknew him and struck him down on the Damascus road, and made him know his ways were wrong. When he got on the right way, he fought a good fight, finished his course and kept the faith as evidence that he was called.

  1. To whom is the challenge of this call given? 1 Corinthians 1:20.
  2. Through what are we saved? 1 Corinthians 1:21.
  3. What did the Jews require of believers? 1 Corinthians 1:22 (first part); Matthew 12:38-40.
  4. What was the gospel to the Jews and Greeks? 1 Corinthians 1:23.
  5. What is it to those who are called? 1 Corinthians 1:24.
  6. Who are the ones not called? 1 Corinthians 1:26.
  7. For which purpose has God chosen the foolish and weak things in the world? 1 Corinthians 1:27-29.
  8. What is the Messiah made to us? 1 Corinthians 1:30.
  9. In whom should we glory? 1 Corinthians 1:31; Jeremiah 9:23,24.

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