Study Guide: The Sanctified Life

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Chapter 9

John in Exile

1. What power did the enemies of Christ finally enlist to oppose Christians? (70)

SG-SL 17.1

2. What distinction did John have among the disciples? (70, 71)

SG-SL 17.2

3. What effect did John’s powerful witness have on the Roman authorities? (71)

SG-SL 17.3

4. John was banished to Patmos, for his witness in what two areas? (71)

SG-SL 17.4

5. What lessons did John gain from nature in his early years? By contrast, what did he learn on Patmos? (72, 73)

SG-SL 17.5

6. What particular lessons did he learn from the sea? (73)

SG-SL 17.6

7. What did the rocks on Patmos remind him of? (74,75)

SG-SL 18.1

8. What amazed John about the plan of salvation? (75)

SG-SL 18.2

9. “It is for the best ___________________ of men, even in this ___________________, to ___________________ God’s ___________________.” (76) SG-SL 18.3

10. Note illustrations from the natural world of obedience to the Creator’s law. (76)

SG-SL 18.4

11. How is mankind different from all the rest of creation? (76)

SG-SL 18.5

12. How does John describe the appearance of Christ in Revelation 1? (77, 78)

SG-SL 18.6

Note: This description has been reproduced in a painting at the White Estate offices at the General Conference. SG-SL 19.1

13. How can John’s teaching for Christians be summarized? (79)

SG-SL 19.2