How To Read The Bible – 2 Homework Master
A…What relation, if any at all, does Luke 12:13-21 have to Luke 12:1-12?
1…Jesus is giving a warning, 1st to his disciples (see verse 1) and then to the
people (see verse 15). “Be on our guard”. This is a thematic link.
B…What relation, if any at all, dos Luke 12:13-21 have to Luke 12:35-48?
1…He’s telling them how to live with possessions. See verse 15 and verse 29.
This is another thematic link.
C…He’s also telling them to not be afraid. See verse 4 and verse 22. This is
another thematic link.
D….What relation, if any at all, dos Acts 12:19-25 have with Acts 13:1-3?
1…None at all. Acts 13 introduces a new line of thought/idea.
E…What relation, if any at all, does Acts 12:1-19 have with Acts 12:19-25?
1…Herod is the link. Usually chapters are the start of new thoughts/ideas but
not always. Remember chapter & verse numbers are not “inspired”.
2…Word study: do the following words have general or specific meanings?
A…”Humble” in Isaiah and James
1…it is a general term in Isaiah
2…it is a specific term in James. It makes you realize that God will act or has
already acted and given you a high position.
B…”Correction” in Proverbs
1…it is a specific term in Proverbs. A life of correction will be blessed while a
life without correction will not be blessed.
C…”Walk” in Mark’s gospel
1…it is a general term in Mark
3…Chiasm …fill in the words for each of the following points …
a…verse 1(words of hypocrisy)
b…verse 2,3 (acknowledge their sin)
c…verse 4 (don’t fear the Pharisee’s)
d…verse 5 (fear God)
c`..verse 6,7 (don’t be afraid, this is the opposite of fear)
b`..verse8-10 (acknowledge Jesus)
a`..verse 11,12 (words of truth)
Humankind’s 1st sin (Genesis 2:4-3:24)
a…Genesis 2:4-17 (creation of man)
b…Genesis 2:18-25 (creation of woman)
c…Genesis 3:1-5 (the serpent)
d…Genesis 3:6-13 (the fall, sin entered in)
c`..Genesis 3:14,15 (punishment of serpent)
b`..Genesis 3:16 (punishment of woman)
a`..Genesis 3:17-24 (punishment of man)
How To Read The Bible – 2 Homework
Cain’s sin (Genesis 4:1-16)
a…verse 1,2 (Cain’s happy beginning)
b…verse 3-5 (Cain’s resentment)
c…verse 6,7 (God’s kind response)
d…verse 8-10 (Cain’s sin)
a`..verse 11,12 (Cain’s sad ending)
b`..verse 13,14 (Cain’s resentment)
c`..verse 15,16 (God’s kind response)
A…what’s the point of Luke 8:16-18? V13-16, the unsuccessful ones didn’t do
anything with what they had.
1…Jesus is defining ‘listening’ as not just hearing but hearing and acting on it
and persevering until it’s done…Luke 19:11-26
B…what’s the point of Luke 13:18-21?
1…God’s kingdom, that most Jews thought would come quickly and be a
political entity, would originate from small, humble beginnings and grow