Christian Service -- Study Guide


Lesson 8 - Incentives And Variety Of Service

Christian Service, pp. 211-222.
ChS-SG 26.1

“I am debtor both to the Greeks, and to the Barbarians; both to the wise, and to the unwise. So, as much as in me is, I am ready to preach the gospel to you that are at Rome also. For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to everyone that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.” Romans 1:14-16.
ChS-SG 26.2

1. List several ways in which the missionary meetings of the church can be made more interesting. (Pp. 211, 212.)
ChS-SG 26.3

2. “Far more than we do, we need to speak ______________________.” (P. 212, par. 3.) ChS-SG 26.4

3. Prayer is a Christian’s duty; but what is just as much a duty as prayer? (P. 213, par. 2.)
ChS-SG 26.5

4. The “exercises” of thanks and praise to God for His goodness contain a reward for the Christian:
a. They “drive ____________________;”
b. “They expel the _______________________________.”
c. “They cultivate those ______________________.” (P. 213, par. 2.)
ChS-SG 26.6

5. What reason do some give for neglecting prayer and attendance at church meetings? (P. 214, par. 1.)
Actually, what losses do they incur because of this reasoning?
ChS-SG 26.7

6. List the various miscellaneous lines of missionary work in which we can take part. (Pp. 215-222.)
a. _______________ _______________
b. _______________ _______________
c. _______________ _______________
d. _______________ _______________
e. _______________ _______________
ChS-SG 26.8

7. What special care does God give to the blind? (P. 215, par. 1.)
ChS-SG 26.9

8. What should be the Christian attitude toward orphans (Pp. 215, 216.)
ChS-SG 26.10

9. True or false: (Pp. 216, 217.)
_____ a. Those who refuse to take care of orphans do so because it will cost too much money to clothe and feed extra members of the family.
_____ b. Heaven is for those who have worked for Christ.
_____ c. The King threatened terrible punishment for those on His left hand because of awful crimes they had committed.
_____ d. We should work for the orphans of the church merely from the standpoint of duty.
_____ e. God will not hearken to the prayer of His people while the orphan, the fatherless, the lame, the blind, and the sick are neglected.
ChS-SG 27.1

10. When Christians obey the Word of God, what will happen to the wall of separation that has been built up between the whites and the blacks? (P. 217, par. 3.)
ChS-SG 27.2

11. Of what two privileges were the black people robbed by slavery? (Pp. 217, 218.)
a. _____________________ b. ____________________
ChS-SG 27.3

12. Why is the white race under obligation to labor for the black people? (P. 218, par. 4)
ChS-SG 27.4

13. In what ways can Seventh-day Adventist laymen help the temperance work? (Pp. 218, 219.)
ChS-SG 27.5

14. Why is follow-up work so important after a series of public meetings? (P. 219, par. 5.)
ChS-SG 27.6

15. Money cannot be taken into heaven with us. But in what way can money be used to place a “treasure” in the heavenly courts? (Pp. 220, 221.)
ChS-SG 27.7

16. Who keeps the record books of heaven? What is recorded in these books? (P. 222.)
ChS-SG 27.8