Week 24, Foreign Influences

Christ the Rock Community Church, Saturday Morning Men’s Bible Study

This week’s reading June 9-151
1 Kings 8:1 – 18:46
Acts 7:51 – 11:30
Psalm 129:1 – 135:21
Proverbs 17:1-13

Next Week’s Reading June 16-22
1 Kings 19:1 – 2 Kings 7:20
Acts 12:1 – Acts 16:15
Psalm 136:1 – 142:7
Proverbs 17:14-25

Discussion Questions:

Old Testament

  • Jehoshaphat didn’t want to consult the prophet, Micaiah, because this prophet never prophesied good things. 1 Kings 22:8. Do modern Christians still prefer to hear good news, rather than the truth?
  • Bathsheba feared that if Adonijah became king after David’s death, he would have her and Solomon killed. Was this a well founded fear? 1 Kings 1:5-21.
  • Why didn’t God punish Solomon for worshiping foreigh gods? 1 Kings 11:1-1

New Testament

  • The Jews had gone to a great deal of trouble to bring Jesus before Pontius Pilate for execution. Why were they able to just take Stephen outside the city and stone him? Acts 7:51-60.
  • Did the persecution of the early believers in Christ actually help the Gospel to spread faster? Acts 8:1-4.
  • Can you answer the question of the Ethiopian eunuch in Acts 8:34? See Acts 8:26-35.

FOOTNOTE:

  1. If you are participating in the Saturday morning class, “The One Year Bible Challenge,” you should read the daily materials as set out in The One Year Bible.” The verses listed on this page will include a couple of extra days each week.
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