How To Read The Bible – 2  Homework Master

 

I…Story/paragraph study:

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

       Luke 12:1-12

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)

 

4…Parables:

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

slowly.