Patriarchs and Prophets -- Study Guide


Chapter 41: Apostasy at the Jordan

1. Israel camped beside the Jordan, where, on every side, were influences of idolatry and licentiousness. What cultural or social influences are major sources of temptation to God’s people today? PP-SG 43.1

2. Is it possible to live in the midst of nonbelievers and yet remain faithful to God? How did Jesus do it? PP-SG 43.2

3. Read Psalm 119:11 and Philippians 4:8. What two activities will keep us from falling into sin? What abiding influence will attract our minds to dwell on holy things? PP-SG 43.3

4. Our minds are often educated to familiarity with sin. What, if any, books, magazines, videos, or other forms of media entertainment can you identify in your own life that take your mind away from thinking holy thoughts? PP-SG 43.4