Study Guide: The Sanctified Life

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Chapter 7

The Character of John

1. How is the personal relationship of Jesus with John stated? (53)

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2. What special evidences of confidence in John did Jesus give? (53)

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3. How did John demonstrate that his religion was practical? (54)

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4. What were some of John’s natural defects of character? (54)

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5. “The depth and fervor of John’s ___________________ for his Master was not the___________________ of Christ’s love for him, but the ___________________ of that love.” (54) SG-SL 13.5

6. Our religion should make us “___________________ men and ___________________ women in all the relations of ___________________.” (55) SG-SL 13.6

7. For today: When we are contending as to who is the greatest, what can we learn from Jesus’ lesson on humility? (55, 56) See Mark 9:33-37.

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8. How did Jesus on three other occasions give John a lesson in humility? (56, 57, 59) See Mark 9:38-40; 10:35-40; and Luke 9:51-56.

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9. John and Judas were both students of Christ. How did each react differently to what He taught them? (59, 60)

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Judas (See also The Desire of Ages, pages 716-722 for more. ) SG-SL 14.5

10. John and Judas represent the Christian world. Contrast the two classes. (60)

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