The Adventist Home -- Study Guide


Section XVIII — Thou shalt be recompensed

Date__________ AH-SG 55.1

A. Read pages 533-550. AH-SG 55.2

B. Check your knowledge: AH-SG 55.3

1. Complete: “They [parents] are doing God the __________ service by presenting to the world well-ordered, well-disciplined families.” (533:1.) AH-SG 55.4

2. Complete:
a. “Parents should labor with reference to the __________ harvest.” (533:4.)
b. “The life on earth is the _______________________ of the life in _____________.” (535:1.)
c. “Language is altogether too ________________ to attempt a description of ______________.” (538:1.)
AH-SG 55.5

3. What purpose did the Garden of Eden serve after Adam and Eve were banished from it? (539:1.)

AH-SG 55.6

4. At the final restitution, how will the restored Garden of Eden appear? (539:1.)

AH-SG 55.7

5. What act on the part of Adam when he sees the earth restored will show his adoration for the Redeemer? (541:1.)
AH-SG 55.8

6. Complete:
a. “All that was lost by sin is _____________________. Not only man but the __________ is redeemed, to be the __________ of the obedient.” (539:3.)
b. “God created the earth to be the abode of holy, ____________ beings. That purpose will be fulfilled when, renewed by the power of God and freed from sin and sorrow, it shall become the ____________________________ of the redeemed.” (540:3.)
c. “On those __________ plains, beside those _________________ streams, God’s people, so long pilgrims and wanderers, shall find a ______________.” (542:1.)
d. “Where our finite minds discovered only confusion and __________________________________, we shall see the most perfect and _____________________________.” (542:2.)
e. “Let all that is beautiful in our __________ remind us of the crystal river and __________, the waving trees and the living fountains, the shining city and the white-robed singers, of our heavenly home — that world of beauty which no __________ can picture, no mortal tongue __________.” (545:1.)
AH-SG 55.9

7. Complete:
a. “The Christian family is to be a training ______________ from which _____________________ are to graduate to a higher school in the _____________________ of God.” (547:3.)
AH-SG 55.10

b. “As knowledge is progressive, so will love, reverence, and __________ increase. The more men learn of God, the greater will be their ________________________________________ of His character.” (548:2.)
c. “I urge you to _________________ for the coming of Christ in the clouds of heaven. Dayby day cast the love of the _______________ out of your hearts. Understand by experience what it means to have _______________________ with Christ.” (550:2.)
AH-SG 56.1

C. Rate the “reality” of your home on the new earth:
Talk of it every day _______
Often think about it_______
Seldom mention it _______
Never think of it__________
AH-SG 56.2

1. What do you talk about the most? _______________________ ___________________________________________________ AH-SG 56.3

2. What do you say the least about? _______________________ __________________________________________________ AH-SG 56.4

D. Discuss with others: AH-SG 56.5

1. What does the sentence on page 534 mean that says, “Your labor will be rewarded a thousand fold”?

AH-SG 56.6

2. What things in the Eden home restored do you think your family will enjoy most?

AH-SG 56.7

3. What are some of the privileges of the redeemed? (543: 1, 2.)

AH-SG 56.8

4. What did Sister White notice in her vision of the new earth concerning—
a. The houses? (546:1.)
b. The flowers growing in the fields? (546:2.)
c. The animals? (546:2.)
d. The woods? (547:1.)
AH-SG 56.9

5. What joys of—
a. Travel will the redeemed have? (548:1.)
b. Knowledge will the redeemed share? (548:1.)
c. Companionship will they know? (548:3.)
d. Occupation will be theirs? (549:1.)
e. Achievement will they have? (549:2.)
AH-SG 56.10

6. “The Christian family is to be a training school from which children are to graduate to a higher school in the mansions of God.” (547:3.) How can we best make it so?

AH-SG 56.11

E. Think on these things: AH-SG 57.1

1. What reward awaits me if I have faithfully brought up my child to love and serve God
(a) in this life?
(b) in the hereafter? (534, 536.)
AH-SG 57.2

2. Will I be able to say, “Here am I, and the children whom Thou hast given me”? (536:1.)

AH-SG 57.3

3. Will my child shake the hand of Adam?

AH-SG 57.4

4. Have I ever drawn a floor plan of my home in the new earth?

AH-SG 57.5

5. Is the kind of home I have the kind that can and will continue forever?

AH-SG 57.6